Posts tagged "trend spotting"

Trend Spotting: Metallics Rule At Paris Fashion Week

The big takeaway from the French collections? Lots of shine. There was a stunning silver suit at Balenciaga, gold dresses and jackets at Dries Van Noten, a gorgeous shift woven with silver metallic threads by Martine Sitbon and Giles Deacon presented flashy pants and prom dresses. Sadly, it’s hard to do less-expensive metallic looks without…

By: Erin Flaherty / March 8, 2010

Trend Spotting: Will You “Rock” The Quilted Look?

When it comes to fashion, there’s good quilted (think the classic Chanel bag), and there’s, well, this. While normally respectable houses like Balmain, Marc Jacobs, Burberry and Miu Miu have all recently sent patchwork renditions down their runways, we have to draw the line at PPQ’s head-to-toe concoctions. In fact, it brings to mind my…

By: Erin Flaherty / March 4, 2010

Trend Spotting: All Buttoned Up

Nerd-chic button-downs buttoned up were all over the fall runways (like at the adorable Timo Weiland presentation, left), and lest you mock the look, let me tell you: My very own collar is buttoned all the way up today and I’ve received several compliments and I don’t even think they were being sarcastic! (I paired…

By: Erin Flaherty / March 2, 2010