the best of resort 2011

This year, the resort/pre-spring/cruise collections were bigger than ever. Whether designers held private press previews or full runway shows, the season was major. There were a number of stunning collections and looks that had me drooling on my computer screen [I even drooled on a few in-person]. Phoebe Philo created another breath-taking collection for Celine. … Continue reading

fall fashion week: top 10 collections.

This is a daunting task, but WWD is going to unveil the top 10 collections from fall fashion week on April 13. I have decided to use there “guide”– posting five designers each day for 10 days, one designer each day is someone in the top 10– to formulate my top 10 collections list. I … Continue reading

balenciaga.

I have a deep appreciatin for the Balenciaga design aesthetic and was excited to see that it was the first major show of PFW. I have to admit, I totally expected something space-age with shoulder pads that would top all of the collections thus far. What I did see, a nod to Yves Saint Laurent … Continue reading

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