I think I may be Psychic…

So, I went to the grocery store this evening and picked up the latest copy of Elle. Grunge has come back again..its the fashion period equivalent of the cockroach..and its not going anywhere. I happen to love all this grunge exposure (even though in reality it is everything that the true period in time stood…

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I am Drooling…

When Dr. Marten shoe brand asked several artists to redesign the original 1460 boot, this is what they all came up with. Needless to say if these were put in production I would buy them all… Enjoy my favorites… Betty Jackson Edian Ronay Elspeth Gibson Fake Heatherette John Richmond Preen Scott Henshall Vivienne Westwood all…

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Frankenstein Never Looked this Good…

Rodarte’s past collection for the 2009.10 Fall Winter season was simply breathtaking. The designs were reminiscent of a Frankenstein silhouette with constricted movement and strap like details. One of my favorite elements of the show was the color palette progression that moved from a light and airy beige to a dark gothic twist. The design…

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The Magic behind the Man…

I have always loved getting an inside look at people lives. This is probably why when the MTV show “Cribs” is on I always stop on the channel. There is just something so telling about seeing the homes and workplaces of people you admire. Photographer, Todd Selby has a website where he posts different artists,…

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Jil Sander F/W 09.10 Milan

Jil Sander has been one of the design houses that has changed my knowledge of minimalism in fashion. The Milan shows are underway and this is one that stands out as one of the best this season. While Jil Sander is one of the heavyweight fashion houses in the business right now they never disappoint….

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Take Me to New Heights: Alexander McQueen Spring 2008

While we are on the precipice of another exciting fashion season, I think it’s always nice to reflect on seasons past. (gosh, that sounded like a hallmark card) It’s time to take a look back at the Alexander McQueen Spring 2008 Show in Paris. This collection was a tribute to Isabella Blow, an international style…

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Fashion Flashback: Nina Ricci F/W 2007

So, in revisiting some of my favorite fashions of seasons past I stumbled across the Nina Ricci show. Since my love and appreciation of fashion has grown ten fold since seeing this show for the first time, now I have fallen in love all over again. Olivier Theyskens, who was appointed the new creative director…

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Who in the world is Rick Owens?

Rick Owens is a rare breed, an avant garde designer born in LA with the visual aesthetic Yohji Yamamoto. He mostly works in black, gray and all neutral tones in between. This is one of the reasons that I love him so much. I always know that every season he will create a work of…

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