Tag Archives: Dries Van Noten

The Witchy World Of Alexander McQueen

On March 6 Sarah Burton debuted one of her most breathtakingly exquisite Autumn 2017 collections. One galvanized from an outing taken with her clan to Cornwall, England where she spied a Cloutie tree (on which people tie rags and ribbons … Continue reading

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Trend Report: The Velvet Boot

If you had asked me, “Would I be sporting velvet boots this fall?” before I saw Dries Van Noten’s Fall RTW collection, most likely, the answer would have been no. But, then I did, and then I fell……head over heels … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Trend Wrap Up

Even though we are having winterish weather this weekend (a la California Style), I’ve got Spring on my mind. Spring Fashion to be precise. As the new season collections start to trickle into the stores, I thought now was a … Continue reading

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Dries Van Noten’s Enchanted Forest

Wow. With a collection this ethereal and splendorous it is difficult to know where to begin. So, I’ll just start at the beginning — Dries Van Noten’s inspiration. Drawing from John Everett Millais’ Ophelia, the Pre-Raphaelite image of Ophelia floating … Continue reading

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Fall 2014 Biggest Trends

Knits: whether head to toe, boyfriend size sweaters, or big chunky sweaters with uber wide turtlenecks, this is the year to invest in cozy, comfortable ultra modern knits.   Fur: Mixed with leather, colored, shearling, real or fake (be kind, wear … Continue reading

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Paris Fashion Week – Dries Van Noten’s Brilliance

The austere setting – a massive hangar like space that provided a long walk and plenty of viewing time for each exit, and a lone guitar player – Colin Greenwood of Radiohead, set the stage for Dries Van Noten’s collection … Continue reading

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Paris Fashion Week – Dries Van Noten’s Fred & Ginger Collection

Dries Van Noten’s fixation on Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers dancing cheek to cheek in the 1935 classic, Top Hat, eventually became the inspiration for his new sublime Fall 2013 collection, playfully dubbed “Fred and Ginger”. Van Noten mixed the … Continue reading

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Paris Fall/Winter 2012 Collections

For this year’s Alexander McQueen spring collection Sarah Burton gave us colors of the sea – beautiful blues and corals. For Fall 2012 Burton takes us far into the sea and gives us various anemones disguised as fashion. Sarah’s visions … Continue reading

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The Top Spring/Summer 2012 Trends

1. Modest Ab Fab                            2 The Roaring Twenties – Art Deco 3 The 50’s silhouette                      4. Colors & Motifs of the Sea. 5. Pastels.                                         6. Head to Toe Print 7. … Continue reading

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