Fendi Pre-Fall 2018

A witchy western vibe resonates with fifties glamour throughout the Fendi Pre-Fall 2018 collection, which features sheer black chiffon tops with Bishop sleeves; scooped, plunging, boat, and bishop necklines; velvet and leather skirts; pleated floral print and golden rod skirts; raspberry gingham suiting; raspberry mint and black plaid fur-collared trench; and laser-cut notched-lapel black leather…

Roberto Cavalli Pre-Fall 2018

The Roberto Cavalli Pre-Fall 2018 collection marks a shift in the brand’s visual style.  It seems that Paul Surridge, the new creative director (Vogue ’18), succeeds in taming the wild animal that is Cavalli and its prints- almost everything is salable, marketable, wearable.  There is a marked difference between this and recent Cavalli collections which really…

Lee Jeans: Body Optix Eye Tricks

Lasers will play tricks on your eyes as fashion moves foreard toward an even more misleading development: Lee Jeans will use “an algorithm [which] calculates a pattern that is applied onto the fabric via laser technology, creating optical effects which trick the brain into seeing what isn’t really there.”  According to WWD’s Paulina Szymydke Cacciapalle,…

Antonio Berardi SS18 Spring/Summer 2018 SS18

Antonio Berardi SS18 Spring/Summer 2018 was a sophisticated collection- layered hemlines, bias cut draped assemetrical tops and dresses, unique blazers, cut-outs, silhouette and proportion play, and contrasting sheer and opaque fabrics made for an elevated and well executed fashion show.

Jenny Peckham Spring/Summer 2018 SS18

Jenny Peckham Spring/Summer 2018 exudes opulent glamorous femininity with sumptuous gowns exquisitely embellished and embroidered in a celebration of a collection.

Fenty X Puma Spring/Summer 2018 SS18

Barbie met Tomb Raider in Fenty X Puma’s Spring/Summer 2018 runway show. The collection played on athleisure with a retro take on athleticwear: wind-breakers, track suits and shorts layered over cycling shorts, neoprine and diving suits turned catsuits, trendy off the shoulder dresses with long sleeves. The bad looks included the unflattering monokini- a maxi…

Alaïa Couture Fall 2017

Alaïa’s Couture Fall 2017 collection was it’s first in over half a decade, and featured a Roman glamour leather look, with black dresses which melded leather and softer more feminine fabrics into goreous dresses with pleated skirts and unique structural bodices.  Black chiffon layered over nude skirts; a burgundy babydoll burnout velvet dress; floral print…

Rihanna X Manolo Blahnik “So Stoned”

Rihanna collaborates with Manolo Blahnik on “So Stoned” capsule of clear strap and heeled sandals ecrusted with large stones…it’s what a senior stripper might envision after. It’s funny but perhaps that dichotamy comes from the collaboration itself- young meets old, demure meets flashy…  I’m not sold on this collaboration- it’s granny trashy luxe- if riri…

KTZ Spring/Summer 2018

Chainmale- some made of soda can tabs, army green cargo pants and parkas- the later with graphic leather letter and arrow applique (omg, the matching socks: 🖤), knits gorgeously destroyed in a “trying too hard” kind of way, patches, the ever popular quilting, black boots with white paint platter…the KTZ Spring/Summer 2018 London Men’s Fashion…

Fly a Kite Craig Green! Spring/Summer 2018

 😂👏🏻 I’m having a Margiela Spongebob SQUAREPANTS flashback thanks to Craig Green’s Spring/Summer 2018 collection. Frumpy rags and futuristic scarecrow clothesline alternatives remind us that while fashion can be art, fashion isnt modern art(s and crafts). Listen, put this in an art display and call it “Hanger Kites”…dont send it down the runway my little…

MAN Spring/Summer 2018

A unique lapeled jacket paired with wide legged blue pants, mesh tank tops and sheer shirts, open weave sleeveless shirts, pockets on the outside, and voluminous draped pants strut the runway of the MAN Spring/Summer 2018 show, which was a success except for the Gumby jumpsuit. Sadly, that same amount of originality and flare was…

Matthew Miller Spring/Summer 2018 

A dark and mysterious air and beauty preceeded the fashion at Matthew Miller Spring/Summer 2018 Menswear runway show. The hair and makeup featured black smudged lips, dark stringy greasy wet hair, and pale matte faces.   Strap and pocket details characterized unique tanks, cropped vests, and jackets. Dangling belt bags, huge pockets, even outerwear attached…