ARCHIVE: Spring / Summer 2012
Since it can be challenging to not only remember what we’ve seen, and getting a second chance to glance at all of the astonishing details seems sadly unlikely, we wanted to take a moment and look back at everything one could easily miss.
Here’s a look at our favorite elements from all of the Spring 2012 shows starting with Rochas’ angular techno take on 50′s starlet glamor as seen above.
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Just as the Spring 2012 collections are set to hit stores next month comes a quick review of our favorite outings from the season to keep you looking fresh and updated on all of the best of the season.
From Balenciaga’s sic-fi futurism to Rochas’ retro regality, we’ve got you covered on all the must-have collections full of covetable cool.
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There’s no secret that we are fans of Chloe at FoS.
Under the new creative direction of Clare Waight Keller, the directional message from a go-to label continues to shine.
The reason: Chloe continually delivers wearable, uber stylish clothes that are flattering on a modern woman, and this time around, more stream-lined. to smart wardrobe building.
Take for instance, the red dress pictured left.
It continues the figure-friendly long, lean pleated dresses from spring. …READ MORE >>
Being big fans of Carven, the young chicster’s go-to label for individual and achingly cool pieces, as we are, you can imagine how excited we are to take in all that’s set to come out for Spring 2012.
From the best separates to a trove of must-have bags, jewels and shoes, it looks safe to say that til spring, we’ll be pining away for the chance to nab as much …READ MORE >>
“I was thinking about a woman as an object of desire. We go to such lengths to adorn ourselves that we almost become our clothes or are taken over by them. This is a collection about excess – an exploration of ideals of beauty at their most extreme.” – Sarah Burton, Creative Director of Alexander McQueen
How often do we have the rare chance to be mesmerized by the beauty …READ MORE >>
Naveed and I popped by The London Show Rooms in New York last week to take a close-up and intimate look at some of London’s brightest designers.
As always, we were mesmerized with the up close privilege of ogling at some incredible construction, innovative design, and left with a wish list days long from the generous talent of these young designers from “across the pond.”
I guessed right on wanting …READ MORE >>
Besides having Michelle Obama as one of her most ardent celebrity clients, Cuban-born designer Isabel Toledo has been wowing critics and fashion fans including yours truly since she began her eponymous line in the mid-80′s with her artisinal-minded, avant-garde confections and her deliberately off-the-radar cult of personality.
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Leave it to Toledo to debut her Spring 2012 collection just weeks after the fashion-show season has ended and all …READ MORE >>
After seasons of major statement making shoes with mind-boggling heel heights and preposterous ornamentation, we’re really feeling the simplicity of the footwear options we saw on the runways for next spring.
That’s not to say that footwear has been reduced to the simplistic and merely functional, quite the contrary indeed.
From YSL’s shielded heeled loafers to Rochas’ mirrored slides, there were plenty of options out there to lift your wardrobe’s …READ MORE >>
After a month+ of consecutive international fashion shows, it can be hard to not only remember what we’ve seen, but to get a second to glance at all of the astonishing details seems sadly unlikely.
That being said, we wanted to take a moment and look back at everything one could easily miss.
Here’s a look at our favorite elements from all of the Paris shows starting with Rochas’ angular …READ MORE >>
Sarah Burton, creative director of Alexander McQueen, offered a truly inspiring collection for Spring/Summer 2012 and in our books, one of the most exciting shows during Paris Fashion Week.
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As Burton said, the collection was an exploration of ideas of beauty at their most extreme and women as objects of desire. Models had beautifully veiled eyes and expertly lace-bound heads, which immediately triggered my inspiration for …READ MORE >>