Bags and Body language..How to hold your purse this season…
Top: Prada, bottom left to right; Celine and Brioni (style.com) From Vogue.com; ““They’re holding those bags like they’re holding a puppy!” exclaims body-language expert Lillian Glass, Ph.D., when she’s confronted with a series of runway images from the Prada fall 2011 catwalk show, in which the models are snuggling up to their purses, clutching them like something soft and warm you’d like to nestle near your bosom. read more
Clockwise: Porcelain Pierrot from Damir Doma/Paris. Blocked from Acne/London. The Wonderous Metal Girl from VandR/Paris, A-symmetrical at Comme des Garcons/Paris. Human Canonball at Vivienne Westwood/Paris (ph. Sonny vd Velde). Printed at Stella McCartney. Stable mastersat Balmain/Paris and at Iceberg/Milano.
Plate spinner from Manish Arora/Paris. Velvet from Alberta Ferreti/Milano.Fakir woman at Haider Ackermann/Paris.Punk Houdini at Junya Watanabe
The Ushers in patterns from Etro/Milano and Preen/NY THE AUDIENCE
Tonal from Celine/Paris and Philip Lim/NY
Buttery from Sportmax/Milano. Stiff from Comme des Garcons/Paris
Maison Margiela/Paris. Question;Is that Leather at Gucci/Milano
Halston/NY and Moschino/Milano team up after the show, to find a Discotheque with Zac Posen/NY. Mulberry/London didn’t bring cab fare.
I selected these photo’s to state a trend. I don’t necessarily find all the fashion marvelous. But I certainly have an affection, one way or the other, with everything I post. I will be updating these posts until the end of Paris fashion week. xoxo Mimi
All Photo’s from Style.com, unless noted otherwise
Leather at Balenciaga/Paris and Isabel Marant/Paris
Clockwise: Patterns at Proenza Schouler/NY, Cavalli/Milano, Ann DeMeulmeester/Paris,Balmain/Paris
Printed at Hermes/Paris and at Isabel Marant/Paris
Handicraft at Isabel Marant/Paris and at Proenza Schouler/NY
Clockwise : Bold geometrics at Martin Grand/Paris, Colourful blanket at Chloe/Paris. Martin Grand/Paris. Proenza Schouler/NY,
I selected these photo’s to state a trend. I don’t necessarily find all the fashion marvelous. But I certainly have an affection, one way or the other, with everything I post. I will be updating these posts until the end of Paris fashion week. xoxo MimiAll Photo’s from Style.com, unless noted otherwise
Runway Fall 11/12: Sex Kittens and Chloé Girls. Photo’s via Style.com
For Chloé’s RTW collection Fall 2011 designer Hannah MacGibbon had Python on her mind. Wow, never have I seen so much snakeskin in one show! Oversized coats and trousers, fitted (shirt) dresses, coats, skirts and even a jumpsuit. All in snakeskin leather or printed with a snakeskin pattern. This outburst of colour and soft leather is really remarkable for Chloé. Their allover trademark 70’s feeling, the perfect slouchy sihouettes , the impeccable tailoring and, of course, the colour beige are still present. But, this Fall 2011 collection is very opposite from the self confident Chloé-Woman in toned-down colours we all know so well! Looking back at Hannah MacGibbon’s pre-fall collection she already started using colours and prints (bright yellow and allover paisley’s) but this season she really took it a step further. The Chloé woman has become more seductive and colourful than ever. Very Sexy at very fashionable indeed. “You’ve come a long way, Baby !”
Chloé Runway Fall 11/12: Fabulous shoes. and embossed bag. Photo’s via Style.com
Now about the accessories, that’s another story. ‘The Phyton’ was present, but in much more compromising amounts. Shoes with just a heel in snake skin, bags with embossed snake in one colour or only used as embellishment like we’ve seen many times before. Obviously Chloé’s accessories will be the mega-sellers of this collection, just as they were meant to be.