Editorial of the Day: “La Vie En Rose” Harper’s Bazaar May 2013 Cover

Model Karen Elson stars in the cover editorial from the May 2013 issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK. Titled La Vie En Rose the photoshoot features Elson wearing an array of floral feminine looks as styled by Leith Clark and captured by photographer Alexi Lubomirski. The pink background denotes the romance and lightness of the season, the multitude … Continue reading

Alexander McQueen Pre-Fall 2013

Very few can do ‘drama’ like Alexander McQueen. A dramatic look from a McQueen collection will stay with you for some time like a haunting painting; inspiring and directing your sartorial choices. McQueen Pre-fall collection for 2013 is full of very impressive lines, structures, fabrics and even prints. Well done Sarah Burton. We know now … Continue reading

Focus… The ‘Heroine’ Bag by Alexander McQueen

Behold the It Bag of the season; ‘Heroine’ by Alexander McQueen. Sophisticated and fierce in equal measure, the design is elegant and classic but retains that particular McQueen edgy attitude. The shape is classic, yet a little bit different from the usual. The gusseted sides pull the top corners in when closed and relax them outward … Continue reading

Focus… Spring Trend: the Golden Dress

The golden dress standard has been set, and this ornate hue speaks for itself. There were more than a few Spring ’12 variations to choose from. Marchesa presented rich metallic fringe, Emilio Pucci sent out luxe beaded minis, and Gucci offered up ’20s-inspired gold-infused pieces to start. And it wasn’t just the runways that were … Continue reading

Focus… Paris Fashion Week AW 2012: Alexander McQueen

Stepping into a fantasy world that only the McQueen house can create is indeed something to behold.  This season was most certainly a feathery affair – inspired by fungi, apparently – as intricate layers sprayed over each other with fan-like effect.  Statement dresses covered in ostrich feathers payed homage to Lee’s love of all things … Continue reading

Forward… London Fashion Week AW 2012 Trends: Military Mode

Military influences were in high gear during London Fashion Week. Some designers showed tailored jackets, while others created a range of structured and languid dresses as seen at Burberry Prorsum, McQ by Alexander McQueen, Moschino Cheap&Chic and Mulberry.

Focus… London Fashion Week AW2012: McQ by Alexander McQueen

McQ by Alexander McQueen lineup was a breathtaking showcase of stylized beauty and fashion fantasy. Immersed in dark tones, rich fabrics, and even richer embellishments (think velvet embroidered onto sheer lace), each nipped-waist dress marched out onto the leaf-ridden runway with just the right amount of retro nostalgia and tough-girl attitude. Standout pieces ranged from … Continue reading

Forward… Ballgowns: British Glamour since 1950 at the V&A

  The Victoria and Albert Museum will celebrate the reopening of the newly renovated Fashion Galleries with the exhibition Ballgowns: British Glamour since 1950, featuring more than sixty designs with gorgeous ballgowns, runway sensations and red carpet glamourous dresses, giving us an overview of the evolution of eveningwear, from debutante balls to red carpet events. … Continue reading