July 6, 2016

Who Wears the Big Pants?

Ellery vogue.com
Ellery vogue.com

Oversized pants to the extreme showed up on many a Resort ’17 collection. The more relaxed silhouette is very appealing to me. Though it looks great on a six-foot model I know the average height person could end up looking like a hobbit. Continue reading “Who Wears the Big Pants?”

July 5, 2016

Hermes Resort

All images vogue.com
All images vogue.com

It’s hard to believe that Resort presentations continue into July overlapping the Fall ‘17 couture shows that have started in Paris and the odd Spring ‘17 presentations that some houses are doing in a response to fast fashion. The Hermes presentation, which took place in the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré store on July 3rd, was worth the wait. Continue reading “Hermes Resort”

June 30, 2016

Speaking of Chic in the Heat…

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Ornamelle.tumbler

I am obsessed with the jumpsuit in this image. It’s exactly the type of thing I was talking about yesterday in Summer Coverage. How chic is she? And what about those buttons up the side!!! This is exactly what I crave for right now. If I had my own collection I would make it immediately. For now I’ll continue to obsess over it and hope for a client who wants to produce it.

June 24, 2016

Quelle Surprise!

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The big news as of late yesterday is the apparent appointment of Maria Grazia Chiuri as artistic director of Dior. The position has been vacant since Raf Simon’s surprise exit last October. The move will put an end to the long and wildly successful creative partnership Chiuri shared with Pierpaolo Piccioli as co-creative directors at Valentino. Continue reading “Quelle Surprise!”