There are trends and then there is the collective unconscious--a trend you might find in a silhouette or textile but the collective unconscious goes beyond those basic similarities. Above, Preen and Phillip Lim both showed cool tones with red sandals. In both instances there was an ease that was made possible by tiered ruffles. Below that, Chloe and Proenza Schouler both paired green men's shirts with brown, loose fitting bottoms and red sandals. In both cases the shirt was tucked in and the models long blonde hair was left cascading over her shoulders. Of the four examples you could call the red shoe the trend and the rest--well, it's just too close to call.
Posts for November 10th 2008
The Spring 09 Marc Jacobs ad campaign, shot once again by Juergen Teller, will feature model Raquel Zimmerman for Women's, socialite and model Daisy Lowe for Marc by Marc Jacobs, and artist Ryan McGinley (left) for Men's. Perfectly cast if you ask us.
Forever 21 is building a new space in Times Square which will span 100,000 square feet; an unimaginable amount of space by New York standards. The store will replace Tower Records although the slated opening date has yet to be announced.
Young socialite Peaches Geldof designed a capsule collection for PPQ and our Network Partner, Catwalk Queen, was one of the first to break the news. The collection is getting mixed reviews from the hipsters in New York which shouldn't really matter save for the fact that Peaches lives in Williamsburg.
Just in case you missed it, The International Herlad Tribune wrote a nice piece on the matter of "Price On Request" and the common myths surrounding the expression. Namely, the one that goes--if you have to ask, you can't afford it.