Tag: 70s

Metallic

Put the G back in the glam and start shining like you’re a big fat disco ball in the 80s. From foil to brocade, lame to dore, the metal is rising again for the past 4 seasons with all its glory. Here are some pieces that would make you the queen on the floor, sun …

Velvet

A material many feel extremely disturbed to touch, some even to the point of twitching. Yet it is one of the most noble textiles off all time; which comes in many alternatives such as flock, corduroy or plain and witnessed on a huge range of people from ethnic hippies to kings, preffered in so many …

70’s Soul: Scarf Print & Paisley

After being the signature print of 70s and years of Etro domination, scarf print & paisley pattern boomed again last season appearing and playing the lead at collections of minimalism fortresses such as Celiné and Jil Sander, this time appealing to a larger audience than ethnic hippies. First preferred to be paired with plain shirts …

Floral All Over

Everything is coming up roses, lillies and daffodils this season, from Proenza to Prabal Gurung, Peter Som to Mary Katrantzou, Erdem to Christopher Kane; and the only common ground of these floral prints are the combinations with the ability to camouflage and hide you in English rose gardens or infront of the dated walls of …

The Zig-Zag Illusion

The zig-zag print, or as I like to call it after hundreds of typos I made : the zizgag print, is to me the simplest form of illusion. Consisting of two convergent lines: the zig (/) and the zag (), the print was first used as a sewing technique in 19th century to embroider the …

White White Winter

They used to say that you shouldn’t wear white in winter. Actually there is a saying in Turkish, which is impossible to translate right  now but the gist is “only pretentious and clumsy people would wear white in winter”, a saying which my mother still tells me everytime I go out wearing a shield of …

Florence Welch Edition

A dramatic mix of victorian glory, rocker fierceness and grecian elegancy combined with her gorgeous pale skin and red hair, truthfully it is hard to achieve the striking renaissance style of this red carpet queen / Lagerfeld muse. However; if you are a rabbit hearted girl, or if your dog days are over or (you …

Golden Globe Edition: Blue Gown

Besides being the color of the infinite skies, deepest oceans, darkest midnights; blue was also the color of the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards. From the midnight blue fishtail Vera Wang dress Sophia Vergara wore to the gorgeous velvet flock Jason Wu piece Michelle Williams choose, from the ombre Monique Lhuillier gown Sarrah Michelle Gellar …

Back to the Future #2

I don’t know if you remember the first “Back to the Future” post which I compared 30 splendid vintage gowns that resemble, or maybe even inspired, the most remarkable or recent red carpet looks, but I do, and I’ve never enjoyed another post as much as that one. Without further ado I present to you …

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