For Fall, Balenciaga Wants To Turn You Into A Bag Lady

Alexander Wang’s Balenciaga collection for Fall is on point.  Wang’s take on Balenciaga’s accessories was as Iris Apfel would say,’ More is more + less is a bore’ with a model carrying not one but three bags (above center), while keeping everything else very simple.  I loved his color blocked gloves, especially those with touches […]

Manish Arora’s Tribal Candy Store

When designing his Fall collection, Manish Arora must have been eating a lot of candy.  Models came out with looks that had literal prints of candy including cupcakes + rainbow sprinkles.  The sneakers also depicted a sweet tooth with a mix of bright colors with a heart on the tongue while hats were topped with a […]

Buy Luxury Brands At Affordable Prices With Muchness

I don’t know about you but when it comes to online shopping, I usually slow down my poor little ‘Pooter’ with the many windows open trying to find the best deal out there.  But what better way is there to do comparative shopping, right?  Well, in one word, Muchness.   You see, Muchness, a NYC […]

Converse Jack Purcell The Simpsons Slip-On For Disaffected Youths Everywhere

Aren’t these kicks dope?  A Converse Jack Purcell Slip-on shoe decorated with ‘The Simpsons’ would add the right amount of playfulness to any look, day or night.  A navy blue print of ‘The Simpsons’ sits on top of its white canvas base + white midsole.  The classic Jack Purcell arc above the white toe + the […]

Here’s a video discussing fashion illustrator Tony Viramontes who Anthony Vaccarrello recently mentioned as an inspiration for his Fall 2014 collection.  Tony perfectly captured the glamour + excess of the Eighties, granting him jobs with elite fashion labels including Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel + Versace.  Look at how perfect he made his subject’s imperfections look.  Unfortunately, he […]

Anthony Vaccarello Makes Turtleneck Dickeys Sexy For Fall

Legendary Illustrator Tony Viramontes was noted as a huge inspiration for Anthony Vaccarello’s Fall collection.  The sensual excess of the Eighties, so perfectly portrayed in Viramontes’ work, was brought to life by the designer’s signature asymmetric minis + hip high slits, but also through the structured ruffles along the front of mini dresses + as well as […]