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Marc Jacobs  Spring 2013 RTW

“Young girls need to learn that sexiness isn’t about being naked,” declared Marc Jacobs after his eye-popping Op Art homage of a show that included, as he added, “a bit of everything that I love—lots of straight lines, T-shirts.” 

This collection was allot of fun, from T-shirts to suits gowns and jumpsuits , stripes and striped patterns, classic Marc Jacobs inspiration. What do you think about this Collection?

Alexander Wang Spring 2013 Runway.

Here are my favorite pieces from this spring collection.I truly love the shapes in this collection. What are your thoughts on it?

Spring 2013 RTW“It’s all about dissection,” declaimedAlexander Wang backstage, moments before unveiling his masterly collection, “tension and subtraction expressed through structure and fluidity.”

Lanvin Fall 2012 Runway Collection. Love this collection, do you?

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The Lanvin Fall 2012 Collection straight from the Runway

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So, what do you think of Roksanda Ilincic’s Fall 2012 Collection?

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Who Is “Roksanda Ilincic ?


Belgrade-born Roksanda Ilincic has been showing her womenswear collections on the London Fashion Week schedule for the past 5 years, in which time she has honed and refined her beautifully crafted demi-couture evening dresses sliced with her unmistakable modern cool.  She is highly regarded for her unique sense of colour, tonal shades and how she works bold colour with a more subtle palette, as well as her innovative application of decoration, and confident, progressive silhouettes and construction. 

After studying both Architecture and Applied Arts in her native Belgrade, Roksanda Ilincic came to London where she gained her Masters Degree in Womenswear at Central St Martins under renowned Professor Louise Wilson.

Ilincic started her label in 2003, since when she has been supported by talent incubator Fashion East for 3 shows, Topshop New Generation 4 times, and British Fashion Council’s Fashion Forward Award with a two season show bursary.  She has previously been nominated for the Swarovski Fashion Enterprise award, and BFC New Designer of the Year, as well as Grazia Business Woman of the Year.

In 2008 she was invited by The Victoria & Albert Museum to participate in their prestigious Fashion In Motion programme with a show in their historic Raphael Gallery. Her fashion illustrations have featured in “Fashion Illustration by Fashion Designers” (Thames and Hudson) edited by’s Laird Borelli, and an exclusive Roksanda Ilincic wedding dress, commissioned by Swarovski, features in their book “Unbridled - the Marriage of Tradition and Avant-Garde”.

Her first capsule cocktail collection in collaboration with high street retailer Whistles, launched in September 2009 to great acclaim. The third and final collection, for Autumn Winter 2010 was unveiled to press in September 2010. 2011 has seen the launch of Roksanda Ilincic for the new diffusion concept, Edition at Debenhams as well as the RIoccasionwear line.

Autumn 2011 launched the brand’s dedicated swimwear collection, which had been gently introduced since 2010. This range is now a twice yearly addition to the brand, and is internationally stocked at retailers including Selfridges in London and Kirna Zabete in New York.

Feted for her glamorous contemporary style, and personal elegance, she is a regular presence at some of London’s most fashionable parties.  She enjoys a burgeoning celebrity portfolio and private clientele, which includes: The Duchesse of Cambridge, Michelle Obama, Keira Knightly, Penelope Cruz, Anna dello Russo, Carey Mulligan, Gwyneth Paltrow, Lady Gaga, Tilda Swinton, Amy Adams, Ginnifer Goodwin, Chloe Sevigny, Claudia Schiffer, Emily Blunt, Rosamund Pike, Roisin Murphy and Florence Welch.

In 2009, her show was sponsored by Mattel, when she dressed a limited edition of 50 Barbie dolls, which sold through Colette in Paris and Dover Street Market in London.

Roksanda’s clothes have appeared in: VOGUE Italia, French VOGUE, VOGUE UK, VOGUE USA, VOGUE Nippon, VOGUE Russia, POP, V, ID, HARPERS BAZAR, W, SELF SERVICE, ELLE and DAZED&CONFUSED among others.

The Fashion Poet: The $14 Target Scarf That Got Me Into Elle Magazine


Photo: Courtesy of and Ivan Nava

I shop anywhere and I don’t care about labels. As long as it looks stylish and fits well, I’m all for it. Aparently, the folks at Elle Magazine agree with my philosophy. Yep, I got pulled over and photographed at NYFW Fall 2012 for my street…

Via The Fashion Poet

Ohne Titel Fall 2012 RTW Runway Couture .

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Fendi Spring 2012 Collection

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Louis Vuitton Pre-Fall 2012 Collection

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Emilio Pucci Pre-Fall 2012 Collection…….Absolutely fabulous!

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Prabal Gurung Pre-Fall 2012 The Collection - Spectacular

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Prabal Gurung Pre-Fall 2012 Collection

I love it!

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Prabal Gurung Pre-Fall 2012

Prabal Gurung presented his debut pre-fall collection off the back of a very successful series of events: being a runner-up in 2010’s CFDA/VogueFashion Fund, a well-received first resort collection, and that recent red-carpet moment in which hot young actress Rooney Mara sizzled in his frilled, cutaway minidress for the New York premiere of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. All things considered, it makes perfect sense that Gurung would take time to pause, reflect, and perhaps even allow a little nostalgia to inform his next move. “I got to thinking about my time back in India,” said the designer who trained at National Institute of Fashion Technology in Delhi during the late nineties. “But this is a side of it that nobody has really seen, the smoggy, gritty reality.”  

Not that there is anything remotely harsh or challenging about these familiar and elegant silhouettes, chosen to slip easily into an existing wardrobe. Rather, Gurung’s trademark graphic sheaths, undulating flared skirts and crisp, straight-leg pantsuits were rendered in a more subdued, earthen color palette and uplifted with jewel tones, prismatic prints, and a gentle introduction to opulence. “It’s less about obvious embroidery and more about fabric, texture, and the depth within the print,” he explained of the restrained notions of craftsmanship at work—shimmering silver embroideries threaded through Lurex and cashmere jacquard knit dresses and lacquered, patchwork-tweed T-shirts, employed to allow, as Gurung tells it, “a new girl to get familiar with what I do.” 
With his latest viral campaign—underscored with DJ Pictureplane’s contagious dance beats, while models, viewed as if through a kaleidoscope, twist and turn at will—gaining that desired notoriety appears to be within reach. “This is a really important season,” Gurung continued emphatically. “And once it’s established, it’ll free me up for more exciting runway shows.” All the designer will reveal of what that means for this fall, is a lift on pre-fall’s luxurious confines and plenty of unutterable surprises. 

I absolutely love this collection , don’t you?

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