Archive for the Runway to Street Category

Golden Globes 2016 – Teachable Moments

I asked you all to start out the Red Carpet season with a different outlook than what you normally see or hear about in the reviews the next day.  So let’s look at some of the teachable (learnable?) moments that the Golden Globes provided. First – it […]

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From John Galliano’s Runway to my closet (via VPL Spring)

Ever since I saw the fashions out of Galliano’s Spring show from 2011 (his last after his horrible outburst), I was smitten with the look, and it’s been haunting me ever since. These were just some of the styles that have been with me ever since the […]

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Haider Ackerman

NOTE:  I think this got posted, but I’m not sure – so I’m posting it again (I’m learning the new format of WordPress!) Deb asks about Haider Ackerman and his fall show and how to adapt his designs for patterns.  I love stuff like this so here […]

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Dries Van Noten

Van Noten is a Belgium designer who shows in Paris – no haute couture, just RTW.  I think he’s always had great line and cut in his clothes although he probably got lost in all the garbage known as grunge, but that might have been to his […]

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A Good Explanation of Fashion Shows

This is a great little video from Christina Binkley with the Wall Street Journal, about fashion shows and the schedule, what they do, what happens after, and what happens to those dresses on the runway…it’s not long. (Sorry, there’s an ad at the first, but it’s worth […]

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New designers….

There’s a neat little article on some of the new designers coming up and who to watch.  I always love this cause it’s fun to see what new stuff is coming out of those fresh young minds. First up:  Karen Walker Wow – what fun ideas…the one […]

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What Kate Wore and other stuff….

I love this sort of stuff.  Why?  Cause this answers exactly why we follow folks like Ms. Obama….Kate…awards shows….runway shows (for the fashion on and OFF the runway).  These are the trendsetters and the folks who are wearing what we will be wearing, if not now, then […]

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