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Waldorfian fashion trend at Yohji Yamamoto »

Waldorfian fashion trend at Yohji Yamamoto

Seen on the runways of Paris this fashion season... a d.i.y. fashion trick for all you craftsters, hipsters and would-be waldorfians...! Wool top hair ornaments paraded by Yohji Yamamoto : an eco alternative to anything toxic in your do! via

Picture of the day : a young Yves Saint Laurent in the »

Picture of the day : a young Yves Saint Laurent in the nude.

Simultaneous with fashion week in Paris, is an exhibit in Stockholm celebrating and re-discovering French photographer Jeanloup Sieff (1933–2000), at Stockholm’s Moderna Museet, curated by Anna Tellgren.

Aimee Mullins : ‘bionic’ beauty : »

Aimee Mullins :   ‘bionic’ beauty  :  newly named Global Ambassador for L’Oreal Paris.

In case you've missed out on Aimee Mullins and her cred + beauty,  you might want to check her TEDtalk and see the myriad of legs designed for her by various people including the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen.  Mullins is best known for her athletic accomplishments,  despite a medical conditional that resulted in the childhood [...]

Pop-up in Paris : Colette x Chanel »

Pop-up in Paris : Colette x Chanel

We like this contrast of street and couture;  imagine graffiti artists in Paris customizing a Chanel handbag in a pop-up store.... Well, just in time for Paris Fashion Week,  two legendary Fashion addresses – Chanel 31 rue Cambon and Colette 213 rue Saint-Honoré – will be blending their creative talent to open an ephemeral boutique [...]

Parting shots : London subway »

Parting shots : London subway

Leaving London today...a couple of parting shots. Cheers!

Christian Lacroix interprets Sleeping Beauty »

Christian Lacroix interprets Sleeping Beauty

With all of the buzz of Paris haute couture fashion week approaching, we thought it fitting to reflect on one of the legendary couturiers.  Although Christian Lacroix's last couture show was July 2008 in Paris,  that hasn't stopped his creativity from oozing forth.  He has been designing costumes for Roméo et Juliet' for the Opéra-Comique in [...]

Superette : Short shorts ad is fairly brilliant »

Superette : Short shorts ad is fairly brilliant

This thinking is just the opposite of : if you built it they will come...instead, find them where they sit, and walk and because of what they wear. From adsoftheworld : By putting indented plates across the inner city and fashion district bus stops, mall seats and park benches, the message was imprinted on their thighs when people sat down. [...]

French graffiti artist Honet for Lacoste »

French graffiti artist Honet for Lacoste

I love seeing all the collaborative work going on in the world. It's closing the gap of limitation, and widening our ability to enjoy freedoms of expression.  Just recently we have seen Lanvin with H&M,  Valentino for The Gap, and now Lacoste is adding some street to their label.... Preppy chic French label,  Lacoste, one of the earliest [...]

Trend spot : Convertible clothing a sustainable idea »

Trend spot : Convertible clothing a sustainable idea

Fashion week continues in London this week, where we are spending some time looking at trends and culture.  Convertible clothing is one we see with legs.  We like the idea, and with the continuing economy (read : money tight), conspicuous consumption a little less conspicuous, perhaps this is a design whose time has come to stay for a bit [...]

Picture of the Day via the Sartorialist »

Picture of the Day via the Sartorialist

Scott Schuman of the Sartorialist has an eye for a lot more than fashion...gorgeousness in Florence, Italy.

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