Diane, how could you…
Trend ALERT! As NYFW continues to press on (Micheal Kors showing today <3), I had to point out one reoccurring trend that caught my eye within New York collections so far (we’ll see what happens in London, Milan, + Paris). This trend of abstract prints, for me, was first made apparent by powerhouse Alexander McQueen in his brilliant S/S2009 collection, featuring an array of original complex prints which looked digitally created then fused into the garments. Soon enough, the Fall/Winter 2009 season rolled around which brought Nicolas Ghesquière for Balenciaga and Erdem Moralioglu for Erdem to produce their own prints taken from various inspirations (sixties scarves @ Balen). Which brings us to the now… S/S2010.
Clearly, S/S any year is the perfect time to take fashionable risks with colour and length. This season, whether its looser shift dresses, frilly frocks, or body-hugging micro minis, these abstract prints are making their way into every collection. My favourites to-date come from Jason Wu and Thakoon. (Click photo below to enlarge)
Trend whore? Beyoncé rocking Balmain, yet again; this time at the BET Awards 2009 in Los Angeles. She just won an award and the show is still airing as I type. Once photos are uploaded, I’ll post one of her in the dress (posted!). I must admit, she is wor[K]ing this dress from S/S09. Not sure if she’s rocking the heels though, haven’t seen her feet yet (nope, Dior Resort 2009 – thanks Inside Mode 😉 ).
Beyoncé wasn’t the only dame to don Balmain tonight… Continue reading
Carrying on with the pinkish vibe, I just had to post this cover knowing its old news. Second best cover so far for the ’09 (right behind Julia x German Vogue) goes to Vogue Russia’s July 2009 issue featuring Ms. Onopka, looking fresh-faced and fabulous in Versace S/S09. J’adore the pinkish hue + rosy glow to compliment that bangin’ dress!
I’m sure every season our eyes wander the hundreds of collections, and eventually are drawn to certain pieces. I always find myself wondering if they’ll be used on magazine covers or in editorial spreads. Furthermore, the fashion in which these focused pieces are styled intrigues [K] the most. For example: this quirky silk skirt by Marni. The skirt paired with this layered shredded-looking lace top is uber interesting, which I adore for editorials. If there are any other editorials using this skirt, PLEASE let me know (comment or e-mail)!