Jonathan Saunders is one of those designers who we love on the runway and question on the shelves--perhaps someday we will be wise enough to resist that tendency. Seeing the runway images right up against the clothing definitely helps in this regard (which is why we wish more e-commerce sites would do this) because it reminds us to stay confident and resist the urge for traditional sex appeal. After all, they both might color block, but he 'aint no Herve Leger. To see the entire Jonathan Saunders Fall 08 collection, click here.
Posts for October 17th 2008
There's a certain kind of woman, we imagine, who shops exclusively at Fred Segal and drives there by way of her old vintage car which will never rust because she lives in a place where the sun is always shinning. Queue, Tulle & Cloth Spring 2009 who offered a mini skirt for every occasion and a color palette on prozac. This collection looks better made than others we've seen this week and will suit that conservative but bubbly kind of girl who also gets her nails done every week and never, never goes tanning. The slim trousers, we have to say, could be inserted in just about any chicster's wardrobe. As for the menswear, the boys matched their female companions by way of sweet knits and simple cardigans. These boys could have been the women's lovers or brothers--it was all too sugarcoated to decipher.
Guerlain is celebrating their 180th Anniversary with an exhibition titled "The Revival of Time" which opened last night in Paris. The exhibit is meant as an expression of the house's values of quality, skilled artistic craftsmanship. The designer of of the exhibition, Caroline Messensee, reconstructed the houses traditional motifs and influences to showcase Guerlain's products and creation through years.
What's the matter with the clothes I'm wearing,Can't you tell that your tie's too wide? Maybe I should buy some old tab collars? Welcome back to the age of jive. Where have you been hidin' out lately, honey? You can't dress trashy till you spend a lot of money. Everybody's talkin' 'bout the new sound Funny, but it's still rock and roll to me. It's Still Rock and Roll To Me-Bill Joel
About 100 to 150 executive jobs in the central offices in Lord & Taylor’s Fifth Avenue flagship and at branch stores are expected to be eliminated, sources said to Women's Wear Daily. Executive positions in support functions such as human resources, finance and planning, and possibly department managers are among those said to be affected.
Hal Kahn, the former chairman and chief executive officer of Macy’s East, has come out of retirement to become ceo of Steve & Barry’s. The N.Y.-based specialty chain known its cheap celebrity-endorsed lines went bankrupt in July and was bought out of Chapter 11 by Bay Harbour Management in August.
In the first 90 minutes alone, shoppers at FFANY Shoes on Sale’s annual benefit Wednesday night at the Waldorf bought more than 33,000 pairs of half-priced shoes, raising more than $1 million for breast cancer research and education.
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The design duo Julie Park and Vanessa Vogel behind Parkvogel are preparing to launch The Organic Collection, a range of organic cotton separates and dresses for spring/summer 2009.
Mark Badgley and James Mischka will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of their company this spring and to celebrate they are launching Badgley Mischka Couture a new fragrance that they will introduce in February.