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Alexander Wang Fall 2010

19 Feb
Who caught the show, streamed live via ShowStudio?? I missed it but found this clip online. The collection was very dark and moody, but I kind of like that for Winter. I love the injections of velvet, tailcoats and cutaway trousers. 
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Rodarte Fall 2010

18 Feb
Rodarte’s pretty and delecate Fall 2010 collection showed a huge evolution from their tough warrior collection shown in September. It still retained what is fast becoming a Rodarte signature – embroidered ethereal beauty, cobweb knits and sumptuous delicacy – but with a much softer aesthetic. The patchwork collection was inspired by the idea of sleepwalking, and consisted of vintage lace and floral chiffons twisted and draped, crochet and velvet, layers and trailing fabrics. Absolutely beautiful. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
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Peter Jensen Fall 2010

17 Feb
Peter Jensen should show in London, his whimsical, school uniform inspired collection it just so English! It was all tartans and pretty shoes with ankle socks. The fabrics looked very luxe too, silks and velvets. Perfect for Winter.

 
  
  
  
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Marc Jacobs Fall 2010

16 Feb

Over the past few seasons, Marc Jacobs has been very celebrity friendly to say the least. Movie stars on the front row and Spice Girls in campaigns has been the norm. But 2010 is a departure from the celebrity-friendly ways of seasons past. No singers, movie stars or celebrities were to be on the front row…even Andre Leon Talley was left standing! That wasn’t the only surprise, the set was completely stripped bare, the show started with Marc Jacobs and Robert Duffy tearing back some brown paper to reveal the models clad mostly in pretty pastels, unusual for a Fall show. Stunning collection, I wasn’t overly keen on some of the skirt lengths and oversize jumpers and jackets but there were some absolutely stunning looks.

 
  
  
  
  
 

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New York Fashion Week Fall 2009 Part Two

21 Feb

3.1 Phillip Lim Fall 2009


Calvin Klein Fall 2009


Carolina Herrera Fall 2009


Derek Lam Fall 2009


Erin Wasson for RVCA Fall 2009


Isaac Mizrahi Fall 2009


Jill Stuart Fall 2009


L’wren Scott Fall 2009


Matthew Williamson Fall 2009


Michael Kors Fall 2009


Marc Jacobs Fall 2009


Mulberry Fall 2009


Proenza Schouler Fall 2009


Ralph Lauren Fall 2009


Rodarte Fall 2009


Thakoon Fall 2009

Vera Wang Fall 2009
Zac Posen Fall 2009

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New York Fashion Week Fall 2009 Part One

19 Feb

Ok so I finally managed to pull myself together and create a super-bumper New York Fashion Week post. This is part one of two, so check back soon to catch the rest of Fashion Week. Click on photos to enlarge.

Alexander Wang Fall 2009

Abaete Fall 2009

BCBG Fall 2009

Biphu Mohapatra Fall 2009


Boy by Band of Outsiders Fall 2009

Catherine Holstein Fall 2009


Charlotte Ronson Fall 2009

DVF Fall 2009

Herve Leger Fall 2009


Geran Ford Fall 2009


Halston Fall 2009

Jason Wu Fall 2009

Jenni Kanye Fall 2009

Koi Suwannagate Fall 2009


Monique Lhuillier Fall 2009


Ohne Titel Fall 2009

Peter Som Fall 2009


Preen Fall 2009

Rachel Roy Fall 2009

Rebecca Minkoff Fall 2009


Vena Cava Fall 2009


Victoria Beckham Fall 2009

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NYFW – Wed 10th

11 Sep

With all this free time, I’ve been thinking a lot and coming up with loads of random conclusions. Like the effect of the Internet on fashion. We’re free to seek what we like, be it fashion week images or random vintage stores. I’m choosing the fashion week images that I want and I like, rather than what’s going to get dictated to me via magazines. Saying that though, magazines still have their place, this month’s Harper’s is particularly amazing, it’s an all black issue of a different kind, paying homage to the dark, Gothic mood that has fallen over fashion this Fall. Ok, so these conclusions aren’t particularly deep, Jeremy Kyle, Laguna Beach and The Hills are as intellectual as my days get I’m afraid! But hey, at least I get to pour over fashion week images at my leisure 🙂 And here are my picks for today….

Oscar de la Renta

3.1 Phillip Lim


Marchesa

Michael Kors

Nanette Lapore

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