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06.14.12
Fashion Design
Red
Copyright by fotograf Rene Asmussen www.reneasmussen.dk
01.04.11
Fashion Design
As if Saadiyat Island weren’t enough, the United Arab Emirates have another island of cultural extravagance in the works: Isla Moda, a fashion wonderland off the coast of Dubai, will boast couture boutiques, private fashion shows, and those staples of overblown
02.13.10
Fashion Design
I thought it would be fun to come up with a list of my top 5 best dresses fellows in honor of my love of menswear. These guys were/are all impeccable dressers, but with a wide variety of persomal style. I think
02.04.10
Fashion Design
I know I've written about Betty Catroux before, but she is one of my favorites. Her personal style iss so dark and masculine. Betty's love of black and leather set against her white blonde hair makes her such a cool and sophisticated
02.04.10
Fashion Design
Lately I have been more and more interested in menswear. I have always loved and studied womens fashion, but on a trip to Paris recently I saw the military uniform collections at Les Invalides. It was amazing; the beautifully tailored uniforms made
12.16.09
Fashion Design
I thought I would post some images of Andre Courreges sixties space age fashions today. Courreges, along with Parisian couturiers like Paco Rabanne and Pierre Cardin were largely reponsible for the youthful and fun space age looks of the mid nineteen-sixties. Courreges had
12.16.09
Fashion Design
A couple of weeks ago, I went to see the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts to see their current exhibition, John William Waterhouse: Garden of Enchantement. Not only is an exhibition like this a unique experience (it has been since the
11.30.09
Fashion Design
Although I do occasionally shop at the Gap-quelle horreur! -I do generally prefer a quirkier, and, dare I say it, more colourful style of dress. Modcloth is definitely at the top of my list because they feature independent and vintage-styled clothing
11.23.09
Fashion Design
I was visiting the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts the other day, and found the most fabulous catalogue on Russian regional folk costume in the bookstore. Better yet, the edition was published by the Fondation Pierre Berge-Yves Saint Laurent. Saint Laurent's most decadent
11.18.09
Fashion Design
by Troy
I'm rethinking all that stuff I want from IKEA…thanks in part to Mon Oncle, my new-found favorite film by Jacques Tati. Mon Oncle takes comedic jabs at everything a “comtemporary-ist” would find cool and chic and of-the-moment (slap in the face
11.18.09
Fashion Design
I was briefly talking to a friend of mine last week, and we were reminiscing about the (near) past: shopping at Kensington market in Toronto, dancing at Goth clubs (Savage Garden-o where art thou?), dancing until dawn…we decided, of course, that
11.15.09
Fashion Design
Lately, I have been teaching my students about the fashions of the Romantic Era (1820-1850), and have really rediscovered a wonderful time for menswear. Women's clothing of this time period are a little too much for my personal tastes; the over-the-top
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