Tag Archives: vogue

Vogue’s 73 Questions with Olivia Munn.

Vogue‘s home tour + interview with The Newsroom‘s Olivia Munn. Love her place and “amen!” to the shoes-off house rule!

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just a reminder…

…of stellar mcqueen past.

alexander mcqueen fall/winter 2008  runway.

his inspiration? a trip to india + “I’ve got a 600-year-old elm tree in my garden, and I made up this story of a girl who lives in it and comes out of the darkness to meet a prince and become a queen.“*

part 1:

part 2:

look #10 + #20

look #22 + #23

look #26 + headdress detail

look #33 + bodice detail

look #35

finale (#42)

*original images property of style.com; created images property of g.cheng & imunlisted.wordpress.com.

elie saab haute couture s/s 2010.

just for the [lady] romantics.

while this elie saab haute couture spring/summer 2010 runway collection is not something i would normally wear, it is haute couture, and i cannot the deny the beauty of it – especially that finale dress.

part 1:

part 2:

look #2 + detail

look #16 + detail

look #23 + #24

look #36 + detail

finale dress (#44)

finale dress - headdress detail

finale dress - shawl + bodice detail

*original images property of style.com; created images property of g.cheng & imunlisted.wordpress.com.

haider ackermann f/w 2010.

i was never good at origami.

i’ve always admired the look though – which is probably one of the many reasons why i’m completely enamored with haider ackermann’s f/w 2010 runway collection. that, and the dark colors, the rich leather, the fur…

haider ackermann f/w 2010: 1-3 of 9.

haider ackermann f/w 2010: 4-6 of 9.

haider ackermann f/w 2010: 6-9 of 9.

jacket larger for detail...

black jacket larger for detail...

dress larger for detail...

*original images courtesy of style.com; created images property of g.cheng & imunlisted.wordpress.com.

tommy ton for gq.

tommy ton from jak & jil is lugging his camera doubly for vogue & gq.

from the gq collection, here are two pieces that i would be inspired to buy if i were a guy… check out the whole collection at gq.com.

CORRECTION: these are junya watanabe for comme des garcons.

monogramed soccer-ball-patch louis vuitton duffle.

**photo property of tommy ton of jakandjil.com & gq.com.

clever girl.

delfina, delfina.

at 22, italian jewelery designer delfina delettrez continues to delight with her unique, macabre designs.

some of her work has been featured in this blog before, but apparently there’s more from where those came from.

"delirium heart" ring - what's in the center? a crucifix.

another version of the "delirium heart" ring.

skeleton hand belt - worn three different ways.

white resin skull ring; diamond skulls ring; "secret hands" ring.

frog cuff bracelet; "finger" ring; skeleton hand necklace.

assorted jewelery designed for opening ceremony.

*original images courtesy of various sources, including but not limited to: style.com, notcouture.com, and couturelab.com; created images property of g.cheng & imunlisted.wordpress.com

re-restraint.

simplicity at its best.

matthew ames‘s spring/summer 2010 collection was a welcome deviation from a long-running 80’s redux. it started with leggings, and now everything from tartan grunge, neon neoprene, sequin bodycon dresses to punk pyramid-studded leather and lace-up doc martens have been revived. while the black and white ensembles do have a hint of two-plus decades past, matthew ames’s clean, minimalist looks lighten the mood, and organize the frenzied clutter and excess of the 80’s.

mattamesss2010a

matthew ames spring/summer 2010: 1-3 of 6.

mattamesss2010b

matthew ames spring/summer 2010: 4-6 of 6.

*images courtesy of style.com

spoof.

trying my hand…

came across this image that i found funny, and decided to spoof it.

the inspiration - courtesy of litter.

the inspiration - courtesy of litter.

the result.

the result.