Archive for February, 2012

FRENCH DRESSING

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON February 29th, 2012
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pendleton portland collection makes an appearance in elle france…and the craze continues! 

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A.P.C. FOR HIM, A.P.C. FOR HER

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON February 29th, 2012
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leopard print sweatshirt oil cloth jacket ashley dress drawstring bag …and his for her, cuz that sweatshirt and jacket are looking pretty good to me…for me.  hers for him might not bode so well.also got in some great a.p.c. men’s button down shirts and PURPLE denim.  handsome stuff.

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RAQUEL ALLEGRA IS SOOOOO COOL.

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON February 16th, 2012
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reversible crochet top reversible stripe applique top and gauze gathered shorts (we got ‘em in black) gauze shirt dress (we got this guy in black) we just got the first shipment of raquel allegra—it’s so awesome—perfect layering pieces in flowy, gauzy materials.  she never lets us down.

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ARIELLE DE PINTO GETS WILD

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON February 15th, 2012
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It is incredible what Arielle De Pinto has done with her hand crocheted chains. Her Fall collection features a continuation of crocheted stacked platforms in collaboration with LVMM (the gold wedges OMG). Her choice of styling was a bit overwhelming, however the pieces themselves are gorgeous! It just goes to show that Arielle’s work can […]

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PATRIK ERVELL FOR ALL

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON February 13th, 2012
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Patrik Ervell’s Fall collection finds its inspiration from policeuniforms. Ribbed wool sweaters, quilted nylon, and trench coats all find theirplace alongside stunning hand painted silk dresses. The latter pieces serve asa metaphor for the moments of protest that emerges through the cracks. The collectionis a beautiful juxtaposition of hard lines and soft edges.   By Lahaina […]

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ROBERT GELLER TAKES IT BACK

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON February 13th, 2012
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Robert Geller’s collection was inspired by classic Englishstyle. His silhouettes definitely reflected that in the cape-ish overcoats,multi piece suiting, and pantaloon type trousers.  This look might be a bit much all together, but taken apartthis collection is very wearable. I loved how he used borderline neon colors to modernize his English theme. By Lahaina Alcantara

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VPL FALL KNITS STAND-UP

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON February 13th, 2012
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It was nice to see more outerwear in VPL’s fall collection.Leather dusters and cropped jackets were a beautiful accent to her fluid silhouettes.Rusted hues were dotted among her earthy color palette.  It’s a relief to see a collection that isnot only visually beautiful but also looks comfortable to wear! By Lahaina Alcantara

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DRAMA FOR ALEX

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON February 13th, 2012
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By some sort of fashion universe magic, I got into AlexanderWang! It was a dramatic showcase of his expansive Fall collection. Words like “peroxide smocked, ion laminated, and lacquered” are inked all over the materialdescriptions of his pieces which were very tailored and almost militaristictype of suiting, mixed with form fitting draped knits.  The surprise […]

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FALLING FOR SUNO

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON February 11th, 2012
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Suno blew me away! Their mix of prints, colors, and textureswere so on point. It was a perfect mix of feminine and tailored pieces, and somehow they made print on print on print look elegant and not cheesy. Did Imention they opened with M.I.A’s new hit “ Bad Girls”?  Suno is doing it right! By […]

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CORRELL CORRELL + FALL

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON February 10th, 2012
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Corell Corell’s collection was a beautiful spectrum of redand blues. There was a great balance between the featherweight silks and chunkyknits, all of which are hand knit and dyed! Another fav of mine LD Tuttle madeall of the shoes which were to die for! By Lahaina Alcantara

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