Sunday, February 23, 2014

MARNI F/W 2014-15: THE SUMO WRESTLER

Call me crazy but the first thing I thought watching the Fall/ Winter 2014-15 Marni catwalk was SUMO Wrestler ...

Don't know why ... ok maybe I do
Sumo Wrestler

Marni F/W 2014-15

Marni F/W 2014-15

Marni F/W 2014-15 
It was the silhoutte.  The extreme heaviness up top with the exagerated shoulders and puffed sleeves.
I really loved it.  But it will be difficult to wear without looking like an automatum.  The volume up top would be a challenge to navigate elegantly.  But thankfully those weren't the only looks for the collection.  There's more!

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

STYLE vs. CELEBRITY || FASHION vs. THE BRAND

I just received disturbing news.  Los Angeles is a "fashion" capital AND a "stylish" city.
(I can't type these words without pausing to laugh.)

And to add insult to injury (and incredulity) Los Angeles is more stylish than Milan and Japan AND the other 6 cities listed below it.

I'm serious.  I can't make this shit up.  Please look for yourself ...
Top 10 Most Stylish Cities
Source:  Global Language Monitor
The Wall Street Journal

 If this crazy news had been in Star Magazine or Hello Magazine or People Magazine or any other magazine I would have read it, laughed, then promptly discarded the data.    But this is the Wall Street Journal ...

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

New York Fashion Week: A New Strain of Anal A-Sexuality

What the hell is going on?  The Row, who I love, were so titillated over a 900-gram double faced cashmere textile that they decided to make a snowman leisure suit for their Fall/ Winter 2014-15 collection.  Really?
The Row
Fall/ Winter 2014-15
New York Fashion Week
I feel like this is some sort of cultural "Miley Cyrus" fashion intervention.  But these designs go way beyond lady-like looks. And seriously, is this the fashion we want to define the 2000 teens decade?

Let's say this is about respect.  I would totally respect this woman.  But I must admit I would wonder if beneath those layers of over-priced cashmere there lies a barbie body.  You know- no nipples, no vagina.
No nipples, No vagina
New York Fashion Week
F/W 2014-15

Friday, February 7, 2014

Vfiles: A strong start for NYC F/W 2014-15

MELITTA BAUMEISTER
VFILES
NEW YORK FASHION WEEK
F/W 2014-15
VFiles is not a traditional design label. It is a collaboration effort designed specially for New York Fashion Week. The process is simple, use cyberspace to pull together the best and brightest designers from around the world to show at New York Fashion Week
This is the second iteration of the program.  Three designers were chosen but only two made a lasting impression.  
The first is the creative over-sized portions delivered by designer Melitta Baumeister (above) and the other is the freak-show, horror show designs delivered by Hyein Seo (below)
HYEIN SEO
VFILES
NEW YORK FASHION WEEK
F/W 2014-15



Thursday, October 17, 2013

ROUGH Italia Take Over: Diesel takes over my magazine in a #DIESELREBOOT

It has been a while since I posted and MAN so much has happened in the Fashion World.
  1. First, the strange acquisitions of fashion Executives at Apple (I have to look into that).  
  2. Then, the Terry Richardson scandal (I totally have to look into that).  
  3. And, the super strange S/S14 Season that just passed us by.  Between the Rick Owens show (whoa!) and the coming out party that was the New York season.   (LOVE IT!!)
So much to talk about.
But I've been a little pre-occupied with my magazine.  There is a ROUGH Italia takeover also known as #dieselreboot
ROUGH Italia's First Major Campaign