Posts tagged "spring/summer 09"

Quick Pic: Presidential (A)Dress

We're going to take a wild guess and say that if French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac could vote in the U.S. presidential election, he'd put a check mark next to Barack Obama's name. [Jean-Charles de Castelbajac fashion show; Paris Fashion Week; 10/3/2008]…
By: Catherine Strawn / October 3, 2008

Quick Pic: Mask Or Bag?

Fashionable spies will be carrying these bags next spring since they trick enemies into thinking you're Karl Lagerfeld himself. [Karl Lagerfeld fashion show; Paris Fashion Week; 10/1/2008]…
By: Catherine Strawn / October 1, 2008

Quick Pic: Put On Your Crazy Hat

Yesterday, there was hat-like hair at Christian Dior, and today there were giant wildflower bouquets atop the models' heads at Junya Watanabe. Apparently headgear is big for spring. [Junya Watanabe fashion show; Paris Fashion Week; 9/30/2008]…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 30, 2008

Quick Pic: Hair Hat

Instead of putting hats on his models, designer John Galliano had their hair crimped into chapeau-like structures. Don't try this at home, people. [Christian Dior fashion show; Paris Fashion Week; 9/29/2008]…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 29, 2008

Quick Pic: Convertible Hair

Model Jessica Stam shows off a hairstyle that appears to be the result of a very windy day. [Fendi fashion show; Milan Fashion Week; 9/25/2008]…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 26, 2008

What Happens When Your Heels Are Too High

Fast forward to 1:44 to view a horrible model fall, which hopefully didn't result in a sprained ankle. Designer Miuccia Prada says the heels won't be as high when they get to stores next spring. Keep reading to see the offending shoes...
By: Catherine Strawn / September 25, 2008

Quick Pic: Genius Or Crazy

Parts of this outfit I think I could pull off: chunky necklace, red belt, striped skirt. Parts of this outfit I do not think I could pull off: super-cropped top, green see-through overlay. [Marni fashion show; Milan Fashion Week; 9/24/2008]…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 24, 2008

Quick Pic: A Future Red Carpet Risk

Which celeb will be daring enough to attend a red-carpet event in this black dress featuring cut-outs and what looks like horse hair fringe? We're putting our money on Christina Ricci. [Jil Sander fashion show; Milan Fashion Week; 9/23/2008]…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 23, 2008

Quick Pic: Fly Away

Apparently butterflies are the "in" insect for Spring '09. [Emporio Armani fashion show; Milan Fashion Week; 9/21/2008]…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 22, 2008

Quick Pic: Corpse Bride

To get this look, apply tons of eyeliner, but no blush or lipstick. Don't brush your hair for a week. Then stare off into the distance, and do not blink. [Ashish fashion show; London Fashion Week; 9/19/2008]…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 19, 2008

Quick Pic: The Fanciest Hood Ever

Roksanda Ilincic says she designs "covetable cocktail and occasion dresses." This futuristic creation would be perfect if you were attending a Siberian ball in 2050, wouldn't it? [Roksanda Ilincic fashion show; London Fashion Week; 9/17/2008]…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 18, 2008

Quick Pic: Fashion Of The Apes

If I were having lunch with someone who was wearing this top, I would lose my appetite. Look at all that plaque on the gorilla's teeth! [Christopher Kane fashion show; London Fashion Week; 9/16/2008]…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 17, 2008

Designers To Watch During London Fashion Week

When people think about the world's fashion capitals, New York, Paris, and Milan are the cities that come to mind. But there are fashion weeks in a ton of other cities: Madrid, Mumbai, Sydney, and Beijing, to name but a few. London Fashion Week, which is happening across the pond right now, ha…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 16, 2008

Quick Pick: Hairspray Is In For Spring

[Backstage before Eley Kishimoto; London Fashion Week; 9/16/2008]…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 16, 2008

Rewind: New York Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week ended on Friday after seven days of sometimes amazing -- and sometimes hideous -- clothes, a gazillion models, gallons of makeup, and a fleet of shiny black Town Cars filled with pretty young things. In case you were under a rock last week, here's how it all went down... J.Lo…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 15, 2008

Quick Pic: Bows Are Big In Spain

Believe it or not, there are other fashion weeks besides New York, London, Milan, and Paris. This gift walked down the runway in Madrid today. I don't think even Blair Waldorf could pull this look off. [The Amaya Arzuaga show during Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week; Madrid, Spain; 9/15/2008]…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 15, 2008

Quick Pic: Shoes, Glorious Shoes

Sort of Boho, no? [Backstage before Anna Sui, 9/10/2008]…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 11, 2008

Quick Pic: Agyness Eyes Herself

Doesn't model/Albert Hammond Jr. fiancée Agyness Deyn look purdy? [Backstage before Oscar de la Renta, 9/10/2008]…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 10, 2008

Fashion Week: Betsey Johnson, Narciso Rodriguez

Yesterday was the fifth day of fashion week. Keep reading for some awesome fashions from Betsey Johnson and Narciso Rodriguez...
By: Annika Harris / September 10, 2008

Quick Pic: Leaning In For A Kiss

Too bad she's not going to get anything but a nice coat of lipstick. [Backstage before Max Azria, 9/9/2008]…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 10, 2008
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