SS15: Rodarte’s Sea Tales

Rodarte! How I’ve missed you! You’ve been here all along, sending interesting collections down the runways, but for a few seasons now I have awaited the sweet return of the type of rich and vibrant story that made me fall so deeply in love with you in the first place. I’ve waited patiently for your storylines to mesh inextricably once again with your essential gorgeously strange, unexpected aesthetic – and this season, Spring... Read More

Resort 15: The Row’s Elegant Rock Goddess

Though I’m enamored of nearly every collection that The Row creates, it can be difficult to find pieces to illustrate. The clothes are refined, perfect, beautiful…but usually quite subtle and understated. They are not necessarily designed for editorial – they are designed to be worn, in an oh-so-chic, luxurious, and comfortable manner, by those lucky enough to afford them. But Resort ’15 provided a unique opportunity to snatch... Read More

FW14: Peter Pilotto’s Mountain Majesty

Peter Pilotto‘s Christopher de Vos and Peter Pilotto produced another swoon-worthy collection to salivate over for F/W 14. Overt themes included mountains, geometric colorblocking, balaclavaesque turtlenecks, and bejeweled separates. To me the models looked like a mountain-dwelling, gemstone mining, sacred geometry-observing subspecies. Peter Pilotto’s collections never seem to falter when it comes to richness of color, texture, and design.... Read More

Placket Racket: A Selfie Series

As I skimmed the Spring 2014 Ready to Wear collections for gems, pinning like a madwoman, I marveled at at the sheer number of sheer numbers – that is, completely transparent blouses, dresses, pants, skirts – that fistfuls of designers trotted out. I don’t know if I’ve ever seen a season with more model nipples. I had just finished Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart, and dystopic visions of sheer Onionskin jeans were... Read More

A Very Glamsketch Wedding

  Jordan of littledollymama.com: Wedding Day Glamsketch  In my last post I told you a little bit about what I’m planning for Glamsketch, the new fashion portrait illustration service that’ll be rolling out soon in Beta. We anticipate that a cornerstone of the Glamsketch audience will be brides & grooms. Every wedding has its photographer, but Glamsketch will offer a package of commemorative illustrations to remember your... Read More

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