London Fashion Week: Paul Smith Fall 2012

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 21, 2012 02:50:18 February 21, 2012 02:50:18
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Last year I thought very seriously about a pair of Paul Smith shoes embroidered at the heel. Eventually I had to walk away. It seemed like they were better on a shelf, admired, than on my feet, sure to be trashed. Celebrities can do a one wear shoe at a thousand dollars and not have to work about a scuff or a nick. Full Article

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London Fashion Week: Burberry Prorsum Fall 2012

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 20, 2012 20:02:00 February 20, 2012 20:02:00
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This is the one they wait for in London. There’s a reason we rent and don’t own, right? Would I regret spending my savings on this collection? Because I know you think I would but... I’m telling you, I’m not actually sure. Oh you’re so shallow and materialistic and STOOOOPID for wanting clothes over a house! Yes. Full Article

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London Fashion Week: Mulberry Fall 2012

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 20, 2012 18:49:53 February 20, 2012 18:49:53
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Last year it was the First Nation themed sweaters. This year Mulberry’s making it the bags. I want each and every one of the bags sent down this runway. AND those wedges in every single colour, especially orange.  Full Article

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London Fashion Week: Matthew Williamson Fall 2012

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 20, 2012 18:11:04 February 20, 2012 18:11:04
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He loves colour and he loves print. I love one of those necklaces. Last year I tried on a Matthew Williamson dress at Selfridges on a suggestion from the incomparable Hilary Alexander. If only “Hilary said I should buy it” was an acceptable explanation for the credit card companies.  Full Article

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London Fashion Week: Issa Fall 2012

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 20, 2012 16:40:30 February 20, 2012 16:40:30
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One of Catherine Cambridge's favourites. You'll be seeing at least one of these looks on her. Perhaps at the Olympics? The label is London-based but the designer isn't English born. Does that count for patriotism?  Full Article

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London Fashion Week: Aquascutum Fall 2012

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 20, 2012 16:08:14 February 20, 2012 16:08:14
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I often wonder why Aquascutum isn't more popular in certain circles. The clothes are beautiful, classic, and solidly made. I once worked for the president of an academic institution. She loved Aquascutum. Maybe that's the image: briefcases aren't sexy? But why not?  Full Article

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London Fashion Week: Vivienne Westwood Fall 2012

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 20, 2012 15:12:41 February 20, 2012 15:12:41
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I think I might be really into these tights with the random scribbling all over them. LOVE Vivienne Westwood so much. You know why? Because despite how intimidating her clothes look on a runway, they actually fit real people. And very well. Women of all ages. All bodies too. Westwood, if you can believe it, does actually have more than just Sarah Jessica Parker in mind when she designs. Full Article

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London Fashion Week: Temperley of London Fall 2012

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 20, 2012 14:24:54 February 20, 2012 14:24:54
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Is it unfair to say that I like Temperley less because of Pippa Middleton? Just...these clothes, they really aren’t super exciting to me. In fact, some of it is straight up ugly. Example: check out Pippa a few months ago at the Temperley show for Spring 2012. That’s a designer dress???  Full Article

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Sasha Finds: Kate Beckinsale’s lace dress

Sasha Posted by Sasha at February 17, 2012 19:54:53 February 17, 2012 19:54:53

Omg Sasha! I'm in love with the dress Kate Beckinsale was wearing at the Spirit Awards (nominations)!! :o Can you find me some other options to? The good news is that it’s a Tadashi Shoji dress from the spring 2012 collection so it should be available soon.  The bad news is that I think Kate f-cked this dress up bad. Full Article

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