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Just a quick look at Gucci. Very 70s-inspired, which I like, though a few proportions have been played with, which is fine. Lots of eye-poppingly bright colors mixed in with more traditional neutral hues, furs and such.

Gucci Fall 2011 Ready-to-Wear
Tayane Leao Melo

Gucci Fall 2011 Ready-to-Wear
Jacquelyn Jablonski

Gucci Fall 2011 Ready-to-Wear
Charlotte di Calypso

Gucci Fall 2011 Ready-to-Wear
Natasha Poly. I like the top half of this like; the bottom’s too bulky for my liking. The big cape should be paired with a streamlined pant, maybe a flare for the full 70s effect or a slim straight leg.

Gucci Fall 2011 Ready-to-Wear

Gucci Fall 2011 Ready-to-Wear

Gucci Fall 2011 Ready-to-Wear
Again, I like to top half, but the bottom, not so much.

Gucci is always hit-or-miss for me; I’d say this was a hit, though that might just be my love of anything older than 1985  🙂

~ r

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For Spring, Alexander Wang deviated from his tried-and-true route of edgy black grunge and rock apparel and opted for… preppy – if a tad abstract – looks “cheerleaders and jocks should’ve worn in high school” (Style.com). The football gear felt very 40s – I think of the Three Stooges – and the striped sweaters and other prep-wear (semi-sheer sweatervests, etc.) filled in the leftover slots. Leather shorts and wool felt almost fallish to me, which is good, because that’s what season we’re wearing now. Who says you can’t take cues for fall from the spring runway?

Alexander Wang Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear
Alla Kostromicheva. A ‘football’ look. Or is it baseball? (I don’t know of either who wear capes…)

Alexander Wang Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear
Angela Lindvall.

Alexander Wang Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear
Magdalena Fracowiak. A… cheerleader?

Alexander Wang Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear
Natasha Poly.

Alexander Wang Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear
Lily Donaldson.

Alexander Wang Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear
Isabeli Fontana.

Alexander Wang Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear
Abbey Lee. Now those are some leather shorts. (Football gear or sex-shop purchase? You decide)

Alexander Wang Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear
Regina Feoktistova. Stripes, anyone?

Alexander Wang Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear
Snejana Onopka.

Alexander Wang Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear
Freja Beha Erichsen. More leather shorts.

Alexander Wang Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear
Karmen Pedaru. Leater cuffed pants… getting longer…

Alexander Wang Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear
Natasha Poly. Minimalistic sweater dress (with a random extra strap). Looks cosy (if you’re Natasha Poly, aka Zero Extra Hips, and can pull it off).

Alexander Wang Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear
Hanne Gaby Odiele. Preppy sweater: check.

Alexander Wang Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear
Karlie Kloss. Gothic sporty chic? Check.

Alexander Wang Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear
Freja Beha Erichsen.

Alexander Wang Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear
Abbey Lee. Cheerleaders’ uniforms for the big game? Check.

Alexander Wang Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear
Magdalena Fracowiak. Players’ uniforms? Check (complete with furry shoulder pads!)

Final thoughts: at first glance I didn’t really like the collection, but when I browsed through all the looks individually, I ended up liking lots of them – mostly for their uniqueness. No other designer has gone the 40s-football and sporty-prep route for spring… yet… So yes, I liked it.

~ r

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I still love this look…

Narciso Rodriguez Fall 2008 Ready-to-Wear
natasha poly. [via style.com]

night.
~ r

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Yeah, today was my big Study Day, and I actually really enjoyed it. It was relaxing: I just put Pink Floyd on (I have 6 hours of their music) and studied. I felt relaxed because I knew I was doing the only thing I had to do; I didn’t have any chore hanging over my head (plus, it wasn’t really a nice day at all – humid, 70, and overcast). So. 11-6 studying on a Sunday? Not bad, not bad at all.
However, it does mean that I have loads to catch up on…. and just because I studied today doesn’t make me exempt from studying during Exam Week itself (dun dun dunnnn), so this will probably be the last you’ll hear of me for 2 or 3 days.

Ready, set, STYLE! (haha)

So everyone made a huge deal about The Balmain Jacket and all that jazz, but Al McQueen did a few versions in Fall 2008, and I actually might like them better. That collection was sort of dark fluffly Russian princess themed, and I love(d) it.

Alexander McQueen Fall 2008 Ready-to-Wear
Natasha Poly. So it’s not quite the same, but I prefer this one (although it is slightly less wearable… depending who you ask, I guess. The Balmain isn’t exactly street-ready for the vast majority of the world).

Alexander McQueen Fall 2008 Ready-to-Wear
Kamila F. More band-jacket-ish, this one.

Alexander McQueen Fall 2008 Ready-to-Wear
Karmen Pedaru. Ahh, the embroidery… gorgeous. Stunning. I love.

Alexander McQueen Fall 2008 Ready-to-Wear
Tanya D.

Alexander McQueen Fall 2008 Ready-to-Wear
Alonya Osmanova.

Alexander McQueen Fall 2008 Ready-to-Wear

Alexander McQueen Fall 2008 Ready-to-Wear
Kasia Struss.

Alexander McQueen Fall 2008 Ready-to-Wear
Suvi Koponen.

OK I’m done reminscing. For now.


Blue gloves!


garance dore.

I want this Loubs and I want them now.

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jane birkin 1968.

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VOGUE UK // angela lindvall

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I am so hungry. One thing about studying is that – for me, anyway – I pretty much focus on that and that alone. I studied from 11-6 and have eaten today: one pretzel stick (the good kind, not like a single pretzel), 2 apples, and a fig newton. Yummy, but definitely not enough. Angel hair pasta + mozzerella awaits!

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AAaaaaaggghh, more food.

soho-hanneli

milagros schmoll.

* cue childish joy at deciphering what that says in French * teehee.

I may have posted that a while back… but if I did, I still like it… the transparent lace + hot pink.


sasha pivovarova // vogue UK


catherine mcneil // VOGUE australia. it has a camel.


freja beha // VOGUE UK


jessica stam // VOGUE UK

Veronika Antsipava for Elle Italy


Malgosia Bela // Numero Magazine


Elise Crombez //Vogue UK


lily cole // VOGUE UK


karen elson // VOGUE italia

ruffles and corsets and lace, oh my!

that is so me. chilling at home, alone, in a dress and heels. But life’s more fun in heels, isn’t it?

I am loving garters, thigh-highs, and sheer socks right now.

OdlR 2010 Resort:

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Oscar-de-la-Renta-22
karlie kloss


The Sart

Helmut Lang Resort 2010 ^

Ali Stephens for i-D

So now you can eat Chanel cupcakes whilst riding in a Chanel car with Chanel bodyguards – Chanel-clad, of course – ride alongside on Chanel Segways; but be careful, you wouldn’t want to have to use your Chanel napkins.

karlie

love, love, love.

so this is turning out to be a pretty ridiculously long post…

haha, the shirt on the left.

ok, i’m done. i’ve nearly run out of pink floyd anyway, and i need to brush up on my history (again), then shower, then sleep, then – dun dun dunnnn – EXAMS. wish me luck!

~ r

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Can it be? Fashion Week is over? *heart-wrenching sob*
Actually I’m ok with that. But anyway: Hermes, Galliano, & Elie Saab.

HERMES featured an aviator theme, which was a refreshing breeze (ha ha, get it? Aviator? Breeze? ….. never mind.)

Hermès Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Raquel Zimmerman. I love the runway itself!

Hermès Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Yulia Kharlaponova.

Hermès Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Natasha Poly.

Hermès Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Hannelore Knuts.

Hermès Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Heidi Mount.

Hermès Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Tatjana Patitz.

So yeah. A bit of Eskimo-esque-ness at the end there. Now for the glorious Galliano!
Very Russian, very winter-wonderland-y. Very very very gorgeous, it seems to bare the essence of Fashion itself. The amazing clothes were accented by an almost fairytale setting and a dusting of snow, perfectly complementing each other. Dark, luxe colours and fabrics mixed with a few bright looks – a red minidress (complete with lampshade skirt) and a brightish blue coat and dress stood out amongst the throngs of gentle grey coats, white sheer loose leggings, and hugely accented corsets and skirts. The shoes – oh, the shoes! – pompom’ed, platformed, tall, and cool. Ridicuously ornate and embellished headdresses and necklaces and chains were flaunted throughout, echoing traditional Russian decoration.

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Maryna Linchuk.

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Vlada Roslyakova.

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Raquel Zimmerman.

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Irina Kulikova.

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Anja Rubik.

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Sigrid Agren.

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Toni Garrn.

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Anna Jagodzinska.

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Anabela Belikova.

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Lily Donaldson.

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Olga Sherer.

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Georgina Stojilkovic.

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Ksenia Kahnovich.

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Natasha Poly.

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Jessica Stam.

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Viviane Orth.

John Galliano Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Space pirate? John Galliano.

A truly gorgeous line – while it’s not really wearable per se, it really is… just…. wow-inspiring. The shoes are fun, too – perhaps one of the few really wearable pieces in the whole thing. That, and maybe… umm… the necklaces?
AHH who cares? It’s brilliant and gorgeous and we love it. So there.

Moving on to Elie Saab!

Following many of the trends, the line encompassed neutrals and sheers, bold shoulders and one-shouldered straps. It gave off an air of “cool, calm, collected, and crisp”, due to the subdued hues (pale seafoam green gowns, light grey dresses, black coats, and a few light blue numbers – all interspersed between white, white, white) and the minimalist display.

Elie Saab Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Jessica Stam – the new Michael Jackson? (Look at the glove…)

Elie Saab Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Anna Selezneva. More furry arms? (see D&G’s pink gorilla arms)

Elie Saab Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Coco Rocha in a feathered (?) cape and under that stunning hair. Agh. I want to go redhead (but that would look ridiculous).

Elie Saab Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Simple & minimalist grey dress.

Elie Saab Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Yasminka Muratovich. Not quite so simple… very D&Gesque shoulders. I like it though; the lace is nice. It’d be better without the monster arms.

Elie Saab Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Constance Jablonski. Sky blue, not really a colour we’ve seen much on the runways recently… good! Sky blue: not just for spring anymore!

Elie Saab Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Georgina Stojilkovic (one of my new favourites!) in electric blue. Love this colour – the neckline & shoulders are good too. Who else had that kind… agh.

Elie Saab Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Michela Kocianova. The jacket on this looks almost like the top half of a kimono.

Elie Saab Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Beautiful on Belle, more electric blue!

Elie Saab Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Tatyana Usova. Aaggghhh this is such a gorgeous shade, especially on her skin! And wearable, too. Very Grecian Goddess-y.

Elie Saab Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Georgina again. Gorgeous crystall-y crisscross & sheer floaty gown.

Elie Saab Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Vlada Roslyakova. Striking silhouette… and I should figure out how to get my hair to do that…

Nothing too wild, but still simply (literally) gorgeous.

Look(s) du jour:

Kenzo Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Irina Kulikova. Duuuude, that’s sweet. More!

Kenzo Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Jourdan Dunn.

Kenzo Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Inna Pilipenko. Hehe, furry shoes!

With more homage to Mother Russia, Kenzo // Fall 2009.

~ r

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YSL, like so many other fall lines, was monochrome and dark – but not necessarily depressing and recession-y. Pilati took the classic moto jacket and revamped it, amping it up a bit; realistic streetwear was rampant. Yay!

Yves Saint Laurent Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Moulded leather trench, delish.

Yves Saint Laurent Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Yves Saint Laurent Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Yves Saint Laurent Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Kim Noorda. Big ruffles!

Yves Saint Laurent Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Yulia Kharlaponova.

Yves Saint Laurent Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Yves Saint Laurent Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Constance Jablonski. Love this.

Yves Saint Laurent Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Caroline Trentini. Deep V.

At Stella McCartney, we were treated to not only the miniscule-heeled vegan thigh-highs (!), but mini-trenches that doubled as dresses, part of her move – seemingly – towards a more refined look, as opposed to the sportier look of previous collections.

Stella McCartney Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Natasha Poly. Big knits, vegan boots big hits. Belt.

Stella McCartney Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Freja Beha Erichsen.

Stella McCartney Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Lily Donaldson.

Stella McCartney Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Maryna Linchuk. Burst of blue! Metallic jacket as well.

Stella McCartney Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Sigrid Agren. Classic Blazer. Not Sure Why I Capitalized That.

Stella McCartney Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Sasha Pivovarova. Turquoisey & sheer.

Stella McCartney Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Ali Stephens. Love the sheer, but the sunbursty slices are a bit too risque pour moi.

Stella McCartney Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Eniko Mihalik. Love this. Sexy but feminine & girly at the same time.

Stella McCartney Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Catherine McNeil. Shiny!

Stella McCartney Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Raquel Zimmerman. Big! Shiny(ish)! 80s(ish)(sort of). While I’m not convinced of its wearability, I love this coat.  😛

VIKTOR & ROLF were clear on their theme: theatre. With the models sporting white mask-like makeup and draping abounding (somewhat resembling theatre curtains, perhaps?), you were transported to a stage with Roman sculptures – another influence (draping) – and presented with look after look, a large number of which could easily be swapped from the runway to an event.

Viktor & Rolf Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Enika Mihalik. Grey trench with ruffles, ruffles everywhere!

Viktor & Rolf Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Such a sweet trome l’oeil coat. Texture!

Viktor & Rolf Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Just your basic pant & sheer top – draped shoulders & sleeves, of course.

Viktor & Rolf Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Liu Wen.

Viktor & Rolf Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Anne Vyalitsnya.

Viktor & Rolf Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Karlie Kloss. Beautifully draped copper dress. And boots to match!

Viktor & Rolf Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

(same look)

Viktor & Rolf Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Draped, metallic copper and a sheer pink blouse.

Viktor & Rolf Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Iekeliene Stange. Blush suit – love the lapel!

Viktor & Rolf Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Anne Vyalitsnya again. Love the embellished pants with the draped & sheer top.

Viktor & Rolf Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Liya Kebede. Statuesque, draped, & colourblocked skirt. Aaagh, so gorgeous!

Viktor & Rolf Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Karlie Kloss. Corset top, spiky & sculpted skirt.

Viktor & Rolf Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Tanya Dziahileva. Love, love, LOVE the skirt.

Well, with this collection, Vik & Rolf have convinced me to add them to my List.  😀

Look du jour:

Salvatore Ferragamo Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Crazy sculpted & cut & wavy jacket by Salvatore Ferragamo // Fall 2009. Vlada Roslykova.

Arrivederci,
~ r

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Sorry, this is going to be a quickie – I’ve got school, the first day of track (nooooo!), and a bio test tomorrow. Blech.

ANN D.

Black and white, loose trousers, and some Edwardian silhouettes.

Ann Demeulemeester Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Ann Demeulemeester Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Ann Demeulemeester Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Ann Demeulemeester Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Ann Demeulemeester Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

JEAN PAUL GAULTIER

Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Anja Rubik in an appropriate dollar-printed sheer dress.

Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Iris Strubegger in one of the “his” of the “his-and-hers” outfits of the show.

Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Natasha Poly.

Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Karlie Kloss.

Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Yulia Kharlaponova.

Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Catherine McNeil.

Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Jourdan Dunn.

Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Viktoria Sekrier.

Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Lara Stone.

COMME DES GARCONS

It always annoys me when there aren’t the correct accents on words in other languages… sorry.

Comme des Garçons Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Comme des Garçons Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Comme des Garçons Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Comme des Garçons Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Comme des Garçons Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Yawn. I finish this just as the clock turns to 10:00 and as the final strains of Mozart Serenade #13 in G fade away… a seemingly perfectly coordinated end.

Look du jour:

Isabel Marant Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Natasha Poly

Isabel Marant Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Enriko Mihalik. Both, Isabel Marant Fall 2009.

~ r

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