Wondergirls Circa 2008
June 24, 2010
The K-pop group Wondergirls have had an infatuation with all things retro since their debut many moons ago. It’s no wonder then in 2008 the group did their (More...)
August 17, 2009
Playing in the testosterone filled world of Quentin Tarantino may be a bit of a challenge for any costume designer. This becomes more of an issue when the world in question is occupied by Nazi killing Jews…
Retro – Balenciaga Spring 2000
October 1, 2008
How to you take a fashion house from the absolute pits to being one of the premiere collections in the world? Ask Balenciaga’s Nicolas Ghesquiere. He may not want to give you the complete recipe as he’s perfected it, and has kept it as much a secret as Coca Cola has kept their formula hidden deep in caverns on Mars.
The Bell Bottom Returns
September 2, 2008
If anyone were to doubt the cyclical nature of fashion look no further than the resurgent bell bottom pants as a harbinger of déjà vu nature of fashion. The bell bottom pant slash
Lacoste 75 Years
August 2, 2008
To become a world famous brand several things need to come together not all at once and not in order, but the ingredients need to be there for something special to happen. A visionary needs to be the driving force.
The Pirelli Calendars
April 2, 2008
Richard Avedon, Peter Lindbergh, Annie Leibowitz and Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott are all names that command direct attention when in the photographic sphere. All have done works that are marveled at, fawned over and literally lectured about in schools everywhere.
Jil Sander circa 2002
March 3, 2008
Sometime during Spring/Summer 2002 Jil Sander released a series of ads for the mens and women’s collection that year that left mouths wide open. The ads seemed to focus on the mens collection with deference to the female shape.
Valentino Fall 2001
January 2, 2008
Never let it be said that Valentino Clemente Ludovico Garavani fails to make an impression. The designer that the fashion world has come to know simply as Valentino is set to retire after his January 2008 couture show.
70s Flashback for Fall
October 6, 2007
Buckling down with the ‘70s flashback this year, designers around the globe are eager to offer us ruffled accents, boisterous prints, and a smattering of metallic babydolls and platforms to pull together a chic revival on the runway.
Christian Dior 50 Years More!
July 12, 2007
In 2007 the house of Dior still remains to have an unbridled effect on how women dress. After Christian Dior’s debut in 1947, its popularity has stood the test of time, making it one of the most…