Tagged: NYFW

Food for Thought..

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Banana Republic Fall 2015 is the faultless streetstyle collection of NYFW.

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It’s the Collection for the realities of life: Meeting friends, the school run, a trip to the shops..a quick snap from the paps…it’s normcorm coolness personified..

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And maybe that’s where I have my itch, my first wobble of a potential problem, hard to hold back and impossible to shake off..

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I love the stripe. But think too deeply and this collection becomes an unsettling vision..like a serpent eating it’s own tail.  We have fashion..we have street style..now we have fashion that is street style and because it’s so perfectly of the moment, there’s no sense of pushing boundaries or striving for the next artistic step.

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It’s not that I don’t like it..I really, really do..and look – metallics and tassels again..

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(All photos Style.com)

It’s faultless, flawless, impeccable – and feels like it’s been squeezed and prodded into life by a profit driven corporate machine…to produce the opposite of anarchy.

The truth is fashion has to sell, but it fundamentally has to walk hand in hand with creativity: We need a heart..but we need a soul too.

Laters, Kate x

Stepping Forward x

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Fashion: It doesn’t have to be flattering – just capture a mood.  But sometimes it does both.

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Derek Lam 10 Crosby SS15 with it’s efficient dynamic of form translated into movement is grounded in the classics..but then given wings..

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It’s the details that do the talking..the cut of a sleeve, the place of a pocket…it’s a perfectionists attitude fused with giddy moments of occasional laughter..

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 ( All pictures from Style.com)

It’s authentic, wearable and timeless with a clever nod to the memorably wearable..

Laters, Kate x

SS15 x

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Narciso Rodrigez..

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Jason Wu..

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Philip Lim..

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Suno..

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Diesel Black Gold..

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Edun..

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J.Crew..

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Tome..

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Delpozo..

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Jenny Packham

All tantalising split-second sneak peaks of the inspirations behind the coming performances that is the circus of NYFW SS15, courtesy of Style.com.  

Which ones tempt the saliva buds?

..And will they live up to expectation?  All to be revealed…

Laters, Kate x

Classic Changes x

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In a time when classics are everywhere with their nods to the past, their roots deep in heritage rules are still being broken…take blue with black…

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(All photos from Pintrest)

And with New York fashion week starting today there’s the prospect of more twists and turns..will ugly shoes appear in the audience?..or will the power heel reclaim it’s rightful footing, if only for a week?…I for one will be watching with interest…

 

Laters, Kate x