H&M announces collaboration with Marni

Marni for H&M

H&M has announced a new designer collaboration with Marni. The spring collection designed by Marni's creative director Consuelo Castiglioni will be released in 260 stores worldwide and online. It will include womenswear, menswear and accessories with focus on the Italian label's signature prints and patterns. The Marni for H&M release date is March 8, 2012. ... Read more

Katya Leonovich Spring 2012 presentation

Katya Leonovich Spring 2012

Katya Leonovich Spring 2012 was the designer's first collection at New York Fashion Week. She was inspired by American football and developed the theme in many directions - the color combinations on prints reminded me of paintings (no surprise - I later learned Leonovich is also a painter!), and my first thought seeing some of ... Read more

Rochambeau Spring 2012 presentation

Rochambeau Spring 2012

Something for the guys: Rochambeau Spring 2012. I tend to say writing about menswear is not my forte, but it's not an issue in this case as I found many pieces in this collection rather androgynous, especially the jackets and vests. Designers Joshua Cooper and Laurence Chandler recently tweeted that they launched Rochambeau (which means rock-paper-scissors ... Read more

Bibhu Mohapatra Spring 2012 presentation

Bibhu Mohapatra Spring 2012

Bibhu Mohapatra's Spring 2012 collection was inspired by previously unseen polaroids by Helmut Newton from the late 70s and early 80s. Make-up was done in the same way - dark eyes and red lips. The collection is wearable with a touch for detail, some dresses are embellished with Swarovski neutral crystals and some have really ... Read more