Hunt and Peck

Katrantzou FW12_FI

It’s no secret that Mary Katrantzou is a big favorite here at Inkbramble. Over the past few seasons, I’ve compulsively illustrated the experimental young print master’s collections as soon as they hit the runways. (Take a look back at “Fishbowl” and “The Surreal World of Mary Katrantzou.”) The reason for this compulsion is not just the vivid... Read More

Redefining Dior

Dior F12 Couture_FI

Raf Simons trumped expectations in his debut Dior collection for Fall 2012 Couture, sending out a masterful wardrobe full of precise tailoring and rife with Dior’s signature New Look-inspired shapes. Editors around the world breathed a collective sigh of relief which quickly turned to oohs and aahs as Simons ensured that Dior would not only maintain its relevance post-Galliano,... Read More

Inkbramble Drinks the Bassnectar

Lorin Final2_FI

I recently sat down with my dear old friend Lorin Ashton – aka Bassnectar – to catch up and discuss his meteoric rise to EDM fame, his insane tour schedule, and his longstanding commitment to bettering the world through music. Lorin Ashton, aka Bassnectar, as his OTHER alter ego - "Purple Jesus Stoner" Lorin, it’s so awesome to reconnect with you lately!... Read More

Met Ball 2: Marion Cotillard in Dior


Here’s another favorite from the Met Ball – Marion Cotillard in SS Couture Dior. Not pointing any fingers (ahem Beyonce and Givenchy), but this was by far the most stunning sheer black and deep purple look of the evening. Marion Cotillard in Dior  Read More

Met Ball 1: Carey Mulligan In Prada


“Schiaparelli was thirty-seven and Prada was thirty-nine when they delivered their first collections. But experience of the real world, which was a man’s world for both of them, made them intolerant of female passivity and desperation. They don’t really care what makes a woman desirable to men. Their work asks you to consider what makes a woman desirable to herself.”... Read More