H&M I tried not to take the 'Monkey' T-Shirt too seriously. But gosh...I mean WTF?! H&M’s new campaign features a model in front of artist Jason ‘Revok’ Williams’ graffiti. The artist has filed a cease and desist letter to H&M on the grounds that the fashion giant’s ‘unauthorized use of his (Willaims) original artwork, and … Continue reading Boycott H &M
Hubert de Givenchy was a French fashion icon. Who has passed away at the age of 91. This is a flash of the decades through his years in fashion that took reign from 1952 to his last personal collection in 1995. 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1995 Last Collection
"I will stop wearing black when they invent a darker colour" Alexander Wang has been on my Favourite designer list for some time now and again he didn't let me down! This collection means business...literally! The models came out like secret agents from the matrix, in short black dresses and back packs. Tights that say … Continue reading Alexander Wang AW 2018/19
Kirby Jean-Raymond pushed his political views to another level at the AW Pyer Moss show at New York Fashion show on Sunday. An all black model catwalk, with maybe the odd asian model is a statement in itself! In a time where the Fashion industry again faces diversity problems. But Kirby Jean-Raymond had a bigger … Continue reading Pyer Moss Fall 2018
Cross Colours is a clothing brand launched in 1989 by Carl Jones and TJ Walker! it offered "Clothing without Prejudice" it influenced the Hip-Hop Scene and Sports. By the 90s Cross Colours was all over tv Show 'Fresh Prince of Belair' then it boomed into pop culture. The aim was to spread a positive message and … Continue reading Cross Colours – Back with a Bang!!!
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!
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
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