Raf Simmons left Dior to focus on his own label but where will Alber Elbaz go? Or why can’t he just take a break and gradually build his own brand? It is unfortunate that these two great designers had to leave the brand but I believe this is a strategy by management to boost PR […]Read more "Fantasy Matchmaking What If…"
“Keep your expectations low and everything will look fabulous!” said no one but me. What was I expecting? No but really how many people thought the same thing after viewing Givenchy Spring’16 presented on the runway? Let’s applaud to the PR team who put the most effort with front row faces, the crew who built […]Read more "Well that was a bore! Givenchy Spring’16"
New York Fashion Week has kicked off for SS’16. I’ve been “away” from the industry for a season but always checking from the corner of my eye any big moves, product mix in retail stores, styling in fashion magazines. When you’re not part of fashion you tend to forget which season the stores currently carry, […]Read more "“ctrl+alt+delete”"
I have been on a bit of hiatus from this blog because I had re-think my purpose of writing. Although I stand by my observation toward fashion my voice will probably not be heard by many. I’m just a lone-wolf. My cries are heard from the distant and ignored. Sometimes I get lucky when predictions […]Read more "“meh” Schiaparelli Spring15"
Two out of five stars. The duo behind Valentino do not take any risks and continue to show the same dresses they have been showing for I don’t even know how long. If a different brand shows a medieval period inspired dress critics now credit Valentino for it. I call the Valentino dresses as princess […]Read more "★★☆☆☆ Valentino – Fall’14 Couture"
Is Haute Couture still relevant in the 21st century? Clothes that will be revealed on the runway and never to be seen in public unless on the red carpet. Couture isn’t about trend consciousness but rather about craftsmanship and quality. Unfortunately only a few people in the world will have the opportunity to own these […]Read more "☆☆☆☆☆ Schiapparelli – Fall’14 Couture"
Two out of five stars. The same day the 2014 Met Gala took place an exhibition of the ball gowns created by Charles James were revealed at the Metropolitan Museum. The closest an average girl wearing a ball gown is either at prom or at her own wedding. Other than that the 21st century limits […]Read more "★★☆☆☆ Charles James: Beyond Fashion"