Hogan by Karl Lagerfeld Fall/Winter 2011/12 event in Paris

Hogan by Karl Lagerfeld Fall/Winter 2011/12 event in Paris

Last weekend I took a quick trip to Paris because I was invited to the Hogan by Karl Lagerfeld Fall/Winter 2011/12 presentation and party. The event took place at Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild, a beautiful old building in Paris' 8th district. I arrived there at 6, armed...
Why Balmain's pointy shoulders are a super clever trend

Why Balmain's pointy shoulders are a super clever trend

Balmain's exaggerated shoulders are one of the most clever trends of the past few seasons. No matter how fervently you might argue that what Decarnin is doing for Balmain is pure B$, you cannot accuse his pointy shoulders of being just an empty fad. Their magic lies...

Elsa Schiaparelli: surrealist Coco Chanel

Elsa Schiaparelli designs, 1934 I've always admired Elsa Schiaparelli's ability to transform the quotidian into the quirky. Looking at her designs in the time of Lady Gaga and the ever-present need to shock and be shocked, they might not seem as off the hook as they...
Disney princesses' new clothes

Disney princesses' new clothes

Thanks to all of you who spread the word about my Lanvin for H&M commentary! In just two days it became the most read post on Dressful in the last month. I've decided to check out the collection on November 23 (in Ljubljana you'll be able to find it in the...

Acne Spring/Summer 2011 shoes for economic crisis

I once read that in times of (economic) crisis, trends dictate higher and higher heels deforming women's feet, suggesting an almost post-apocalyptic vision of the world in shreds where women tower over men, children, the old and the disabled by a good 16+ cm (6,3...

Kenzo's voyage around the world

Kenzo toga dress of bourette silk: supple drapes, restrained colors and simple lines, of Ancient Roman inspiration, Spring/Summer 1983 Travel has been the biggest source of inspiration for Kenzo Takada since the very get-go of his career. After he had read in a...