So far, Autumn/Winter 2012 fashion is shaping up to include the usual leather, dark colors, and beautiful coats that seem to appear every Fall. Color blocking is still a thing, though it's been one-upped by pattern blocking--combining multiple prints and patterns--and it looks like pops of bright color (including Spring's tangerine shades) and quirky ironic sweaters will be around for another season or two. Some of my faves from the NYC runways:
Definitely enjoyed the Narciso-meets-Balenciaga
Thanks to the internets, it's easier than ever to follow what's happening on and off the runways during New York Fashion Week. Besides the usual pictures and reviews and street style snaps, video is making me feel like I'm in the front row, albeit in sweats instead of Suno. In particular: YouTube's Live From the Runway.
What's your favorite way to keep up with the shows?
The Greatest Voice of All
On a much sadder note, RIP to
Despite an uncharacteristic disinterest in the recent Fashion Weeks, I managed to browse a few shows at style.com. I quickly noticed a trend: the color orange was EVERYWHERE, from the runways to the streets.Sources: Style.com, FashionologieUnfortunately, the color orange makes me look like a sallow, bloated, er
September 26, 2011
It's Fashion Week(s)! While the relevance and timing of runway shows has been hotly debated, they're still a very important part of the industry. At some point during the Fashion Week hullabaloo, someone unaccustomed to the intentional outrageousness of fashion shows--they're called SHOWS for a reason--will say something like "who would actually wear that?" (Clearly, they're unfamiliar with the likes of people like Daphne Guinness and Anna Dello Russo,
It seems counter intuitive to get all excited about Spring fashion when we're just now on the cusp of boot-and-sweater weather, but thanks to the (somewhat outdated) fashion cycle, the Spring/Summer 2012 fashion shows are in full swing!Even though floaty dresses and pastels (why so many pastels? WHY?) were all over the New York runways, there were also a few Fall-friendly looks that are currently wearable should one be