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Minimalism -Mood for a Blank Slate

Minimalism, the clean slate of fashion, the class act, the reserved sibling of ornamental trend, from past to present it’s always here to keep us real, here’s the mood for … Continue reading

October 18, 2010 · 5 Comments

Sci-Fi Themes in Fashion

In 2003, I had to come up with a collection for a Fashion Merchandising class. My theme was a line of contemporary tops and jackets that were influenced by science-fiction.  … Continue reading

October 6, 2010 · 2 Comments

Cardin: Space-Age Design is Back to the Future

Pierre Cardin (88) returns to the runway after 10 years. His current Spring 2011 collection is an updated take on his 1960’s space-age designs, and unfortunately lacking in spirit and … Continue reading

October 1, 2010 · 2 Comments

Fashion Film: Take 1

Film and digital video are increasingly becoming an important medium for fashion as a tool for promotion, documenting, and for fictional narrative in a collection.   A few of these … Continue reading

September 27, 2010 · Leave a comment

Mary Katrantzou: Spring/Summer 2011

She creates what looks like package design for the body, and I mean that in a good way.  Her prints, placement and colors along with the silhouettes represent functional ornament … Continue reading

September 23, 2010 · 2 Comments

LA Fashion Designer: Marina Rahlin

Marina Rahlin’s collection of cocktail dresses are sophisticated and whimsical at once. Classic and sexy silhouettes with modern details, such as unexpected cut-outs, contrast fabrics, colors and graphic prints that … Continue reading

September 20, 2010 · 2 Comments

Patrick Kelly

I never knew much about this designer until today, and fell in love with what I saw…I have seen his influence everywhere.  Patrick Kelly, was an American fashion designer, who … Continue reading

September 15, 2010 · 2 Comments
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