Monthly Archives: August 2010

Spotted!Neon Graffiti Styling

Adding a vivid color splash to Barcelona Fashion Week, Alexis Reyna’s collection featured models smeared with neon paint. Echoing the playful scribbles and paint-splattered surfaces within the collection, cheeks lips and brows were highlighted with pink and yellow accents. Hair … Continue reading

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Nom de Plume by A.Naselli Spring Summer 2011

Drawing influence from the bard, Nom de Plume evokes a romantic spirit for Spring Summer 2011. Oversized neck ruffles, voluminous shirts gathered at the cuff and oversized hats completed with a flamboyant plume of feathers create suitably dramatic silhouettes that … Continue reading

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Simon Rasmussen Spring Summer 2011

A consequence of the omnipresent recession, and evoking the spirit of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, several menswear designers have embraced the plight of the vagrant, revelling in a make-do and mend mentality. Simon Rasmussen continued an aesthetic initiated by Vivienne … Continue reading

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Wild Boys Ball at the Enchanted Palace

Unable to turn down an invitation to a Royal Palace, we were more than delighted to attend The Wild Boy’s Ball at Kensington Palace last Friday. Bedecked in our finest attire, including elaborate masks embellished with feathers and sequins galore, … Continue reading

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Spotted! Fancy Footwork

Whilst numerous designer explored notions of the Great Outdoors for Fall Winter 2010 (Unique’s modern Narnia utopia being a case in point), Moonspoon Saloon took the inspiration a little more literally for Spring Summer 2011. A reaction against stereotypical notions … Continue reading

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Nakkna Spring Summer 2011

Emerging, alien-like, on a catwalk bathed in ethereal golden light, Nakkna presented a vision of other-worldly beauty for Spring Summer 2011. As the focus moved to Stockholm, Spring Summer is, perversely, very much focused on summer, eschewing transitional styles in … Continue reading

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Spotted!Oversized Jewelry

Veronica B.Vallenes referenced Lanvin’s Fall Winter 2009-10 feathered fringes with oversized triangular, black beads adorning foreheads and wound across torsos. Vague associations with Egyptian motifs emerged, when utilized with large gold discs and interlocking chains. Paired with satins and loose … Continue reading

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Peter Jensen Spring Summer 2011

By far the most internationally acclaimed of Danish designers, Peter Jensen returned to Copenhagen to showcase his pre-Spring 2011 collection. Focused on the eccentric girl-woman who gets his pretty but perverse take on fashion, Jensen’s collections celebrate the charm of … Continue reading

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Stine Goya Spring Summer 2011

A graduate from London’s Central Saint Martin’s, Stine Goya showcases at the Copenhagen Fashion Week. Presenting casual, eclectic pieces full of richly detailed patterns and prints Goya has a penchant for quirky details. For Spring Summer 2011, Goya’s palette ranged … Continue reading

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Missoni Resort 2011

With only the slightest whisper of fall’s tribal hum, Missoni’s Resort 2011 collection spoke of lingering memories and layers of cherished souvenirs of the Sixties Mods via rainbow hued cropped dresses, headscarves and belts. Bright spashes of color were knit into … Continue reading

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