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Posts tagged ‘Olympics 2012’

Q&A: Designer Kara Messina Of Y’OH Talks To HighSnobette

15 August 2012, 03.36 | Posted in Design, Designer Collaboration, Fashion, activewear, streetwear | 1 comment »


Y’OH founder and designer Kara Messina ends her Miadidas video with a shout out out to “all the sisters who are stepping up.”  As part of Adidas’s London-based customization crew, Messina is shown above discussing the inspiration behind the Adidas boxing kicks she customized in tribute to the first-time addition of female boxers to the recently-completed London Olympics.  HighSnobette was excited to quiz Messina about her views on design:

What is you relationship with streetwear and menswear ?
My relationship with fashion in general started at quite a young age. I was writing letters to Versace (he didn’t reply) when I was about 12. So I have pretty much dedicated my life so far to studying it. My interest in fashion very much lies in its impact on people, how it connects us and how we make use of it…

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Miu Miu London Olympics Special Edition

25 July 2012, 15.08 | Posted in bags | No comments »

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The fashionable alternatives to the gold, silver and bronze medals at this year’s Olympic Games comes in the form of Miu Miu’s special capsule collection. A series of madras Bauletto bags, nappa matelassé bags, nappa silk lace-up shoes and high heels sandals in the shades of the medals; gold, silver and bronze are available at selected boutiques in London from July 27.

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Puma x Cedella Marley Jamaican Team 2012 Olympics Uniforms

12 June 2012, 20.33 | Posted in Designer Collaboration, Fashion, activewear | 2 comments »
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Cedella Marley and Usain Bolt

For the upcoming olympics the Jamiacan team will be wearing uniforms designed by none other than Cedella Marley ( Daughter of Bob Marley) and designer of the now extinct ‘Catch a Fire by Cedella Marley’ line. It’s  brilliant of Puma to tap the daughter of one of the most iconic musicians and representants of the beautiful island of Jamaica for this collaboration.Well done! See the collection up close on the flip courtesy of Football Fashion.

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