So watching the documentary really cleared up the wonder of how it all came about. It actually seems to stem back to the late 60s early 70s. Black Americans seemed to have adopted a liking to the punk rock scene. But as I watch I learn there is a "Fitting In" mind set, but punk … Continue reading AFROPUNK THE DOCUMENTARY
Crowded by the realities of life Eh hem... I mean the reality they call life Or better yet the life they made reality But theres a problem I was made with a different reality You could say it is a blessing Who said you can't be who you dream Why are we living their fairytale … Continue reading Break Free
A lovely lady asked me if I knew Philip Treacy, and i was none the wiser! How I didn't know about this fascinating, artistic, hat designer I do not know! But I know now. For those of you who don't just take a look at below the images speak for themselves!
Should we reveal our dreams and ambitions to others? something that has been lurking around in my head for some time. I can be quite a chatty person in the right crowd and love to talk about all the things I plan to do. I do this so often that I do notice these things … Continue reading Don’t Share your Goals and Dreams! Keep it Zipped!
Souls Meet But the mind was left behind It had no idea why But your presence stayed inside Only a moment it took You should be a stranger But the souls met The mind was still none the wiser It was all brief and lovely, but 5000 miles apart The Mind started to wonder How … Continue reading Soul Encounters
AFROPUNK has become my new craze. I am so excited!!!! So let's start at what seems to be the biggest "association" with AFROPUNK, The Festivals! The first festival hit Brooklyn in 2005, to support a documentary entitled Afro punk. I haven't seen the documentary yet, but I will hunt it down and report back. The … Continue reading AFROPUNK
Current Designer: Alessandro Michele since 2015 If i was to tell you me raw first thoughts of the Gucci SS17 collection, it would be.... Ghosts of the 70s who have been time travelling through the Medieval dark ages have found them selfs in the future. still in their 70s clothes but with an era exploring touch. Again … Continue reading GUCCI SS 2017
Its hard to pin point the initial inspiration behind Alexander McQueen's SS 2017 collection. It tells its own tale! There are patchwork knits, skirts with trousers, gypsy style thrills and floral embellishment. However throughout there is a gothic element with each style. The collection was like a dark fantasy. There were bondage inspired pieces … Continue reading ALEXANDER McQUEEN SS 2017
There has been a few running themes throughout the collections this year, and the work-wear has been one of them. At one point of the show Mulberry were in a pinned striped extravaganza. which actually worked. The collection had a formal flow mixed with the 1920's silhouette. which brings me on to the other … Continue reading MULBERRY SS 2017
If I had to summarise the SS 17 Collection into 5 details it would be: BLACK L💟VE HEART V NECKS Leather Single sleeves SEE THROUGH!!! Blouses Oooohh but we can't forget the Tassle Earrings! In 5 Words - Rocky, Edgy, Dark, Sexy and WEARABLE So far this year I have seen so many dark shades … Continue reading SAINT LAURENT SS 2017
Where do I start! The Burberry SS AW 16/17 collection. Is outstanding in every way. Let's start with the 'See today buy tomorrow' revolution that is taking place. I knew Burberry would be offering their pieces the next day, but I wasn't sure what season they would be offering. They have cleverly chosen AW! Designers … Continue reading BURBERRY LFW – AW 2017
Kors kicked off with a live band which was a classy touch. Even if it did get a little cheesy midway. It did however set the scene. The collection started off with a classic feminine look. Like 40s America. We again have the 'Corporate Colours' this time with lovely wary of Spring florals in pinks, … Continue reading MICHAEL KORS SS RTW 2017
I read that vogue accused Jermey Scott as a designer that doesn't create anything wearable. This show makes me see how that statement might be true! I watched the show with a friend. And they couldn't see how this collection was called fashion. To a point they were right. Moschino showed a collection based on … Continue reading MOSCHINO SS 2017
Im in information overload So far that I can't finish this poem Not in one go anyway Cause my thoughts spin so fast Before I know it its a new day!
Vera Wang goes Monochrome! And again we have this merge of tailoring and sportswear! The show starts off with off the shoulder gypsy blouse with long sleeves. Just like DKNY Vera Wang has used over long sleeves that extend past the hand. On the runway it says 'READBETWEENTHELINES' on repeat. The collection was feminine and … Continue reading VERA WANG SS RTW 2017