London Fashion Week: Preen Spring/Summer 2014

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 16, 2013 14:44:18 September 16, 2013 14:44:18
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Preen is hard to find in Canada. They carry Preen at Basquiat in Vancouver and that’s where I bought it whenever I could but now that I live in Toronto, I don’t know where to get my Preen fix. And it looks like I’m going to need one because this collection, with so much white trim, is exactly what I want for now, never mind spring. Full Article

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London Fashion Week: Mary Katrantzou Spring/Summer 2014

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 16, 2013 12:37:51 September 16, 2013 12:37:51
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Mary Katrantzou’s collections keep getting stronger and stronger. You know what I like most about these shapes? Nothing looks super tight. As for the prints – it’s a little tacky, the “fake” buckles and straps, but I think I’m into it the way she’s presented it, precisely because the pieces aren’t body-con. Full Article

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NY Fashion Week: Proenza Schouler Spring 2014

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 16, 2013 12:22:02 September 16, 2013 12:22:02
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By far my favourite collection of NY Fashion Week. Perhaps my favourite Proenza Schouler collection of all time. Feels so fresh and inspired, especially the stripped skirts. Check the one with what looks like half-tinsel coming down but only on one side. And I love the criss-cross crop tops that leave only a triangle of skin exposed in the middle which somehow seems so much more stylish than just the standard crops we’ve been seeing so much this year, and certainly a lot more forgiving. Full Article

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Sasha Finds: Reese’s cardigan

Sasha Posted by Sasha at September 13, 2013 16:10:40 September 13, 2013 16:10:40

I love Reese’s cardigan, I have to have it.  Please Sasha! Y --- Your desperation is palpable so Y, I won’t keep you suffering any longer – it’s J Crew and you can buy it here (1... Full Article

NY Fashion Week: Marc Jacobs Spring 2014

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 13, 2013 15:35:10 September 13, 2013 15:35:10
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These prints are beautiful, the dresses exquisite. Not conventionally “spring” colours, but that’s ok, if fashion is now four seasons. I particularly love the oversized sweatshirt that looks like a partial rip-off of the Coca-Cola logo. Hoping to see a lot of this on carpets. Full Article

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NY Fashion Week: Rodarte Spring 2014

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 13, 2013 15:22:23 September 13, 2013 15:22:23
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This collection is more Vanessa Hudgens than it is Kirsten Dunst, and it’s certainly not the best of Rodarte but what saves it is the tailoring of the jackets. And that awesome leopard print tuxedo vest. Apart from them, utterly forgettable.  Full Article

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NY Fashion Week: Calvin Klein Spring 2014

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 13, 2013 14:02:45 September 13, 2013 14:02:45
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Nothing really excites me about this collection. There’s no defining look to it either. If you didn’t know it was Calvin Klein, would you have been able to definitively say it was Calvin Klein? What’s most offensive to me – the shoes. Such heinous shoes. Does this portend another year of shoe hate? Full Article

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NY Fashion Week: Marchesa Spring 2014

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 13, 2013 13:34:09 September 13, 2013 13:34:09
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You know, by Marchesa standards, this collection isn’t actually the worst we’ve ever seen. So…it’s like sh-t vs diarrhoea, this being sh-t and not not diarrhoea. Marchesa is something I like to lord over Sasha. Because Sasha used to like Marchesa. (And you too Lara!) Then she realised the clothes were a gross dump of lace, sequins, fringe, and ugly. Full Article

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