Posts tagged "sonia rykiel"

The Good And Bad Of Designer iPhone Cases

Shelling out a bit for a nice iPhone case is a legitimate splurge—that’s something you see everyday and presumably your phone is something you want to take good care of. Of course, when you decide to spend, say, more than $50 on one, we’d expect it to be extremely cute. Pierre Hardy gets an A+…

By: Leonora Epstein / April 22, 2010

H&M On Opening Day Of Sonia Rykiel’s Line: Worst. Job. Ever.

Footage has emerged from the day an H&M store in France put out its new Sonia Rykiel merch. And here you thought French women were so refined. Not so: “Geet your hands off my swetur, beetch. You are too fat for zat, anyhow. Allez, allez!”

We have now seen hell, and it’s a…

By: Leonora Epstein / March 15, 2010

Ooh, Snap: Is This Why Designers Do Retail Collaborations?

When a designer does a collaboration with a big retail chain the underlying assumption is often that they’re selling out, or they’re really in need of the extra profits. Maybe, however, it’s more about beating a copycat industry at its own game. In an exclusive interview with Nylon, Nathalie Rykiel implies that the teaming u…

By: Leonora Epstein / February 14, 2010

A Video Look at Sonia Rykiel’s Knitwears for H&M

If lingerie isn’t your thing, or you didn’t rush to your local H&M fast enough to nab Sonia Rykiel’s creations, here’s a second chance at designer goodies. In part two of her collaboration effort, she’s unveiling knitwear to the masses, and it’s all quite adorable (we showed you a preview here). But here’s a…

By: Bianca Posterli / January 27, 2010

Sneak Preview: Sonia Rykiel For H&M, Take Two

Sonia Rykiel’s lingerie collection for H&M may have been an appealing idea, but truth be told, we weren’t quite rushing to stores to buy it. After all, when an iconic designer like Rykiel does a collaboration with a budget chain, isn’t the point to feel like you purchased something affordable with the same spirit a…

By: Leonora Epstein / December 28, 2009

Sonia Rykiel’s H&M Party Was OTT

Recession? What recession? From looking at this video of the launch party for Sonia Rykiel’s H&M lingerie collection, you’d think we’re living in an economy of decadence. Held at the Grand Palais in Paris, the event was nothing short of crazy (in a good way)—the place was decked out with twinkling lights, miniature Eiffel…

By: Leonora Epstein / December 2, 2009

Sonia Rykiel For H&M Coming Up Roses—Just Not Where You Want Them

Here’s a first look at Sonia Rykiel’s upcoming H&M collection, featuring some mighty interesting lingerie. At first, we glanced at the French designer’s signature rose details and those little mesh boy shorts and thought, Not bad! But then we realized that these might be the least logical pieces of underwear. Ever. Unless you enjoy the…

By: Leonora Epstein / October 31, 2009

H&M Gives Us Two Chances To Snag Sonia Rykiel Goods

Thank you H&M for consistently making designer creations available to the masses. Continuing on their collaboration takeover, the brand brought on cult favorite Sonia Rykiel to create two, yes two, collections, just in time for the holidays. The French designer will launch not only knitwear and accessories, but she’ll be the very first to bring…

By: Bianca Posterli / September 28, 2009

Quick Pic: Make And Wear Dress

In honor of the Sonia Rykiel House’s 40th anniversary, fashion designers like Rodarte and Martin Margiela created special for the show. This creation by Jean Paul Gaultier is the very definition of a “knit” dress. [Sonia Rykiel fashion show; Paris Fashion Week; 10/1/2008]…

By: Catherine Strawn / October 2, 2008