Tuesday, August 25, 2009
OMG there is a god....and he answered my prayers. Ash Stymest appears in the October issue of Japanese magazine HUgE. His black and white editorial entitled “Absolute Man” celebrates Balmain’s first homme collection and is styled by Tsuyoshi Noguchi and photographed by Satoshi Sakurai.
Sunday, August 23, 2009
If Tom Ford was the one who brought Gucci back from the dead, then Frida Giannini is who gave it an insatiable fashion-forwards edge. The Autumn/Winter 2009/2010 advertising campaign for Gucci features the brand's stalwarts Natasha Poly, Anja Rubik, and Freja Beha Erichsen alongside the likes of Abbey Lee Kershaw.
Hoping to captivate a younger market, quirky French label Jean-Charles de Castelbajac is launching a diffusion line called JCDC. Spring 2010 marks the debut of the line, which will be presented in London on September 17, 2009. Modeling the line will be virtual unknowns discovered through Jalouse and Dazed & Confused magazine applicants.
Saturday, August 22, 2009
There's something to be said for Natasha Poly being able to oozes more sex appeal than most of us could ever dream of. She looks completely stunning in these photos! I have a crush! XO
Thursday, August 20, 2009
Fashion labels, magazine and consumers feeling the crunch from the recession W taps into the worst fear of every fashionista - the moment when designer obsession leads to dire straits. In September’s fashion blow out Sasha Pivovarova plays the world’s chicest vagrant as she camps out on the streets in little more than torn bags from luxury stores. Alex White‘s creative styling turns a Dior shopping bag into a little white dress and Craig McDean’s slick photography makes the whole affair strangely compelling but given the sad state of things this ironic editorial isn’t entirely far fetched.
read more at models.com
Monday, August 17, 2009
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Wednesday, August 5, 2009
Designing sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy will be bringing their ethereal sensibility to a wider world when Target introduces Rodarte in December as part of its Go International series of limited collections.
The 55-piece Rodarte line for Go International will launch at most Target stores nationwide and on target.com on Dec. 20, and will be available through Feb. 6. While it may be hard to imagine translating Rodarte’s hand-wrought designs for the mass market, Target claims to have stayed true to the spirit of the luxury-priced label.
“What you’ll notice is an amazing eye for detail,” said Joshua Thomas, a Target spokesman. “It’s very feminine, yet very modern. The collection incorporates a rich mix of patterns and fabrications and everything from sequins and bows to faux fur. The key with Rodarte is layering.”
Prices for Target’s Go International Rodarte collection will range from $9.99 for knee-highs to $79.99 for a leopard print jacket.
Rodarte, which is known for evening clothes, designed “a variety of great holiday dresses,” Thomas said. “There are stand-alone pieces and pieces that can be worn together to create an ensemble by layering different patterns, textures and prints.”
Read more at wwd.com