Category Archive: fashion

real men wear dent de man…

…eye popping print suits!  i’ve often felt sorry for men for being stuck with the same old boring plaids in navy, gray, black, etc. and for any one who dares to step outside… Continue reading

solestruck serves it up…

camper together x willhelm   …with some of the freshest kicks this year! owning the printed shoe trend, solestruck has curated a collection of some of the most far out printed stacks i… Continue reading

fast forward future fashion…

…with 3d printing. image, courtesy of iris van herpen 3d printing is quickly becoming the ish in fashion technology and i’ve been trying to wrap my ahead around what this means in terms… Continue reading

oscar de la renta…

…exclusive at the outnet! i’d have to call this an emergency post given that this exclusive sale is selling out like crazy!  for instance, my favorite, the floral jacquard dress above is completely… Continue reading

j.w.anderson for topshop…

…and twisted sisters! the new collection by j.w. anderson for topshop dropped last week along with a new ad campaign featuring otherworldly models!  its a pared back take on the menswear trend that’s… Continue reading

fashion economics…

…the guilty pleasure! have you ever gone to bed content with tomorrow’s fashion choice only to wake up with a different personality for whom said “perfection” is now deemed unacceptable?  because of the… Continue reading

sp 2013 print in fashion…

…mary katrantzou the frenzy of spring 2013 fashion week new york is finally over and prints, thankfully, still have staying power.  prints took a twist this season, stripes, florals, geometrics, chinoiserie and even… Continue reading

apocalypse wow!…

…harnesses by herve leger. harness style waist belt i’ve gotta give credit where credit is due!  the new fall 2012 accessories from herve leger are all that and then some!  i bought my… Continue reading

gaga…

…for testino got a copy in the mail of the summer 2012 taschen catalog a while ago.  finally noticed the back cover: gaga goes ganguro!  definitely not born this way!

pass me that poodle…

…will you? i’m having flashbacks of my rave days in the early 90’s and i’m lovin’ the new adidas offerings of jeremy scott!  whether you would wear them or not is besides the… Continue reading

illustrated paint palettes…

…by m.a.c. cosmetics! now available in limited editions are the new cosmetic collections featuring the illustrations of julie verhoeven, nikki farquharson and françois berthoud. this is good news for illustrators like myself as… Continue reading

hello baby!…

i’ve been time warping over the past few months doing research on the roaring 20’s for print inspiration.  the biography of zelda fitzgerald of course has gotten me in the mood as has… Continue reading

ma poupée…

… ma obession! these little poppet pendants are the delicious work of parisian artist servane gaxotte.  her whimsical designs are beautifully crafted and fully detailed with couture fashions.  each figure is a delightful… Continue reading

the flow bib…

…by fenton i have a deep fascination with beautiful, modern baubles like this.  it’s the juxtaposition between candy bright plastics and edgy chain not to mention the non-traditional shapes and draping that has… Continue reading

mercedes benz fashion week australia…

…is now in full swing! underscoring my recent post on the strong influences of new african fashion,  are the latest offerings from the undisputed queen of the kaftan, camilla franks!  blazing with color… Continue reading