Tag: black and white

September 15, 2013 / Déjà Vu
January 27, 2012 / Collections

While much of the world may find it excessive, it is precisely this type of beauty that allows me to dream.…

December 21, 2011 / Collections

It’s that time of year. So many parties. So many dresses. Change your sartorial spots and opt for a suit, instead.…

November 19, 2011 / Collections
September 8, 2011 / Fashion and Music

Happy Birthday, Ms. Hynde. This photo is from 1979, but very au courant, no? Looking good is really black and white…

July 13, 2011 / Collections

Innovation and Viktor and Rolf go hand in glove. These gentlemen are masters of extending a simple idea beyond our imaginations…

June 23, 2011 / Collections

Life isn’t just black or white. It’s both. Embrace the contrasts on either side and wear them well. Image: Elle.com.

May 24, 2009 / Collections

The great recession of the Noughties? This is no Valley of Ashes, my friends. Decadence is still in full swing, where…

May 17, 2009 / Collections
April 19, 2009 / Inspiration
April 19, 2009 / Collections
April 16, 2009 / Collections
April 8, 2009 / Collections
April 4, 2009 / Collections

Life isn’t always black and white but many designers the world over were thinking along those lines this season. Not as sombre as you may think for Spring, it was all about the flirt. Inès de la Fressange was a bright light on the Gaultier Couture runway in a one-shoulder tuxedo dress a great interpretation of both trends.

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 JPG also did an airy, fairy dress, structured on the tetrahedrons that fascinated Buckminster Fuller.

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 L’Wren Scott opted for a sexier silhouette with her curvy scoop neck day dress. Purrrfect for running Saturday errands?

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The skinny black pant is still lurking around (a big sigh of relief from moi). Which do you prefer? Chanel’s dressy, lace and tulle accesorized ones or Yohji’s layered modern city numbers?