Thursday, November 17, 2011

best of acne spring 2012 menswear collection times three

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Jonny Johansson transports us to the seventies for his spring collection,
although I may argue its also the fifties with a style that resonates with
the film The Talented Mr Ripley. The muted brights and refined tailoring
are perhaps what attracts me most in this collection - Johansson presents
a range of timeless pieces.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

best of karl lagerfield for chanel couture fall 2011 times three

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A very dark collection for Karl Lagerfield- however he continues
with his embellishments and delicate details, a slight relief after that
spring collection with a sea of pastels and sandal boots this would
have to be more in-line with Lagerfields aesthetic with a twist of
the victorian era

best of ricardo tisci for givenchy haute couture fall 2011 collection times three

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Ricardo Tisci is undoubtedly a man of many talents his couture
collections are in another world beyond his ready to wear collections
they are exquisitely detailed, subtly elegant and simply masterpieces
which is such a contrast to the restrain and structurally refined
aesthetic to his ready to wear. Tisci again focuses on the entire garment
top to bottom, front to back in a way that other designers don't dare to

best of jean paul gaultier haute couture fall 2011 collection times three

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Jean Paul Gaultier presents a couture collection showcasing his
his talent and experience in couture working tailored masterpieces
with feathers, silk and pleats to acheive this etheral and feminine