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Posts tagged ‘Spring 2012’

Jacobs & Moss Backstage After Louis Vuitton Show

05 October 2011, 16.40 | Posted in Models, Runway Show, celebrity | 1 comment »

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A lovely backstage photo just after the Louis Vuitton Spring 2012 show of two old mates–Marc Jacobs & Kate Moss. According to press, Moss asked Jacobs if she couldn’t walk in the show. Via.

Fendi Shoes & Bags Spring 2012

05 October 2011, 16.11 | Posted in Shoes, bags | 1 comment »

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For Fendi’s Spring 2012 leather shoes and bags perforated leather was the uniting theme. In my mind Fendi is positioned as the badass lux brand so meh, a little disappointed by this accessory collection, which felt a little too good girl to me….like, the candy-colored studs just made me sad. Still, there were a couple of items that stood out, like the straw bag with the leather front flat featured here–very wicked. And then there are some feather-trimmed clutches that are interesting. You can see them on the next page and see for yourself if you agree or disagree. All via Style.

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Ruffian Nail Art: Spring 2012

04 October 2011, 14.40 | Posted in Runway Show, nail art | 3 comments »

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Went and got a new set of nails by my girl Maki the other day and it turns out she was on the nail art team–as led by nail artist Yuna Park–for the Ruffian Spring 2012 show and had pics from the show. Ruffian was one of the first runway designers to embrace nail art in a big way and the half moon shown here has become something of a trademark for the designer, with some even referring to the design as the Ruffian. Each season the designis updated and this year it featured bright colors and stripes, reflecting the sporty themes for the label’s Spring 2012 presentation.

Hanne Odiele Backstage At Alexander Wang Spring 2012

04 October 2011, 14.22 | Posted in Chicks with Kicks, Models, Runway Show, photography | 2 comments »

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Photographer Julia Chesky was a fan of the all-white outfit model Hanne Gaby Odiele wore to the Alexander Wang spring 2012 show and so are we.  Do tell us, sneakerheads….what are the kicks she’s wearing?

And pssssssst, Chesky just posted up her runway images from the Wang show, which, still our favorite thus far for the season.

Kanye West Dw Paris Fashion Week Show Invite

30 September 2011, 16.38 | Posted in Runway Show, celebrity | 3 comments »

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The Kanye West invites to his very first runway show have gone public. October 1st is date of the big event. Folks are guessing that the collection, called Dw,  is named for his dear momma, Donda West. Can’t help but wonder why he chose Paris Fashion Week to debut his line. Months ago I would have guessed London would be the spot, as he has expressed an affinity for that city in his music.

Was it convenience, timing? Then again, Paris has an established history of providing a place of refuge to black American artists. Perhaps because of this West concluded it would be less of an inferno from a press-hype perspective.  Whatever the reason, I’m excited and I will not lie–I’m rooting for a show that’s as controversial, amazing and awesome as West is. Can’t wait!

Gareth Pugh x Ruth Hogben Spring/Summer 2012 Short Film

28 September 2011, 20.27 | Posted in Fashion, Film | 2 comments »

At first glance the idea  of the woman as creature/fierce thing, as directed by Ruth Hogben  for  Gareth Pugh’s Spring 2012, can be dismissed as been-there-done-that futuristic. However, on a deeper level  I happen to think that  the representation aptly exemplifies the all encompassing power of female energy that too often get misunderstood or belittled. Ok,  got really cerebral with that one, but I think that ’s the idea. Hope you like it!

Anthony Vaccarello’s Spring 2012 ‘Torrid’ Black Dresses

28 September 2011, 19.41 | Posted in Design, Fashion, Fashion Week | 1 comment »

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The idea of the little demure black dress gets turned on its head by Anthony Vacarello for Spring 2012. Cutouts, peeks of flesh bringing “torrid sexy” back in a way we have not seen in a while, and we like it. See the whole line here.

Bedford Street Laundry Spring/Summer 2012 Look Book

28 September 2011, 10.57 | Posted in Fashion | 1 comment »

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Bedford Street Laundry whose Spring 2012  we previewed earlier this month, gives us a more complete look at the Peggy Oki-inspired collection we are now more than ever smitten with. Enjoy more on the flip. The snap back “Alva” bikini on the flip,  #fierce.

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MFW: Missoni Sandals Spring 2012

27 September 2011, 21.32 | Posted in Uncategorized | No comments »

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Anchoring the quite exuberant and optimistic fashion shown by Missoni for Milan Fashion Week were these “Candyland” sandals. Are they right for these doomy-gloomy and overly serious times? Ah well, someone needs to keep the embers of positivity burning for sunnier days ahead, no? Via Coolechic.

See another view of this shoe on the next page.

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Katharine Story ‘Vintage Lace & Fur’ Spring 2012 Vest

27 September 2011, 13.29 | Posted in Coats & Jackets, Fashion | No comments »

 IMG 0127 405x540 Katharine Story Vintage Lace & Fur Spring 2012 Vest

Katharine Story’s one of a kind apparel uses re-purposed material to create apparel and accessories that reflect individuality with a definite DIY feel. We spotted this lace and white fur vest a few weeks ago and have been obsessed with it ever since. Take a peek on the flip for another leather version.Visit Katharine Story for more info.

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