Moschino Spring/Summer 2017

Jeremy Scott’s nostalgic pop culture, animated, and fashion referencing designs always have us reliving our childhood…now through paper dolls. Tabs on the sides of garments, all about teddy backpacks, and even on faux caps created this magical runway show full of paper barbies…a continuation from seasons past and, given I didn’t like the last shows,…

Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter 2016 Paris Fashion Week PFW FW16 AH16

The Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter 2016 Paris Fashion Week runway show melded high fashion with athletic inspiration, made evident in the sleeves and cut of dresses and pullovers. Leather pants, jackets and coats were paired with silk dresses and skirts, fur, and cropped jackets. Remember the halfsie fingerless gloves from SS16? They’ve seemingly inspired leather finger-wrap…

Designer Spotlight: Dominika Swiack

Dominika Swiacka is a London accessories designer that creates stunning kaleidoscopic photo print bags.  At first  sight, you’d never guess they were huskies, birds of paradise, or stained glass windows.  The hardcore graphic bags retail from $416-$707 or £299-510 at shop.dominikaswiacka.com.

More Wearable Tech

Designers such as Charles Darius and Rebecca Minkoff have created iPhone Charger Bracelets.     We previously discussed smart shirts, date-rape drug detecting jewelry, (See previous Tech Style post), and now comes the The Smart Bag, likely to start a bag revolution. “Handmade bags with USB chargers, internal lights, a GPS tracker in case of loss…

Betsey Johnson Rips Off Moschino & Fendi

      Betsey Johnson’s got some adorable inspired-by’s, taken from muses Moschino (Milk carton bag) and Fendi (bag bugs and those cute monster backpacks).  I honestly think her originals are more cute.    

Diane Kruger regurgitated a boring bag for Jason Wu

The handbag Diane Kruger “Designed” for wJason Wu is boring, unoriginal, and can likely be found in any mall. Is it really going to be defined as design? I would say she regurgitated a bag for Jason Wu because there’s nothing interesting or original about it. I think Cara for DKNY is a much more…