Fashionista: The Definition:
1. a highly fashionable woman, usually
working in the fashion industry.
2. A term used to define a woman with a penchant for shopping and a natural flair for combining both current and vintage fashionable trends.
3. A woman devoted to high or unique fashion, with style unlike others that is not only chic but flattering
Monday, October 27, 2008
Forgive me on being cliche with this post, but I felt that I needed to make and reiterate this point. Pull open any magazine that showcases the sporty chic... and the high-top clad models will never fail you.
Built for complete convenience, style, comfort (although not exactly ease of wearing), the Converse High Tops will not only continue to represent the original basketball shoe, it will remain as the universal and affordable practical yet cool shoe of the century. The rich and the poor, the rock boys and the prep girls... may no one be left behind.
And today, I salute you, Mr. Chuck Taylor.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Sunday, October 19, 2008
Rei Kawakubo (left), the brainchild of Comme Des Garcons, and arguably one of the world's most creative fashion designers with her own unique message in her designs, has combined forces with the Swedish fashion "empire" of H&M. I happen to be an H&M VIP, I can't get enough of them. The Japanese entrepreneur/designer and founder of a $30 million profiting clothing chain has created many works of art for H&M featuring black and white polka dot ensembles on women who really represent the blonde image of her. Not that the heavy black liner is the same, just the hair. Nevertheless, Kawakubo stated that designing for this fashion giant was "interesting". This new line of must-haves will hit stores a week after its premiere in Japan. Stay true to your own, as they always say.
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
But here's the catch: these evolutionary Oriental nations have interpreted our status quo into something that resembles our attire, but changed it as well. For example, they take our everyday denim and add grunge textures and hobo shapes that are then brought back into America for further refining and voila! production. Inevitably, they have evolved our way of thinking in terms of style and have brought it further. The denim shortalls have become a denim dress and tights affair. Never before has the full bangs look been so now.
With change comes more change and new ideas. What couldn't we love about this?
Kudos to our international sisters for this revolutionary process.
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