Fabulous Fashion: Dior’s New Look To Now Exhibit

The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s exhibit was certainly titled appropriately, abounding with fabulous fashion from post war era to modern times. Upon entering, I was greeted with Dior’s New Look, the inspiration for the exhibition, which changed the silhouette and hemline of wartime garments back to full skirts, cinched waists, and floor lengths as a…

Fendi Spring/Summer 2018

Fendi Spring/Summer 2018 featured striped chevron print off-the-shoulder dresses, a continuation of the bag and bag-accessory evolution with unique strap details including prints and frimge, cut-outs, sheared fur in intricate prints and textures, and an interesting use of fabric selection. Pointed and peep-toe heels were paired with plaid and striped stockings. Models were given blue…

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.

Marchesa Spring/Summer 2018 SS18

Marchesa Spring/Summer 2018 was glamorous, chic, sexy- form fitting dresses with plunging necklines and carefully placed strands of pearls left just the right amount to the imagination. Draped bodices oozed spring with cascading floral appliques and embroidery which flowed into the full skirts of tulle, chiffon, silk taffeta and charmeuse, and lace. Fringe and ostrich…

Zimmermann Spring/Summer 2018 SS18

The Zimmermann Spring/Summer 2018 runway show featured bishop and leg of mutton sleeves, cut-outs with faggotting, and broderie anglaise- sweet touches adding to the darling aesthetic of the collection.

Diane von Furstenberg  Spring/Summer SS18

Seventies and eastern flare characterized the Diane von Furstenberg Spring/Summer 2018 runway show, which featured lace-up knee-high peep-toe boots with tassel laces and platform sandals paired with bell-bottoms, a black bias-cut assymmetrical embroidered dress, dresses with a sheer layered double floral print effect, striking bold multicolor prints, and wide-strap bags in a range of sizes…

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…

Moschino Resort 2018

Pinup print sheer dresses, patchwork denim and floral print suits, graphic sweaters, overalls, cow hide jackets and coats,  horizontal rainbow stripes, cowboy boots and hats, more of the 2D printed clothing on bodysuits, flame prints, 8-ball bikini tops, SpongeBob trippin balls, and last but not least the male leather catsuit, which really shows up the romphim or…