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Sunday, December 30, 2012

A Florentine Summer - Cavalli's New Renaissance

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Roberto Cavalli and his Wife and Designer Partner Eva Cavalli Takes Inspiration From Florence - Old Italy, with Beautiful Mediterranean Floral Prints and Renaissance Motifs on All White Outfits - Dresses, Shorts and Pants for their younger label - Just Cavalli's Spring Summer 2013 ready-to-wear runway fashion collection.

Signature leopard prints as seen on established Italian Fashion Designers such as Dolce & Gabbana, Blumarine and parent label Roberto Cavalli were mixed into the Florentine designs in the Just Cavalli Spring Summer runway collection, adding a touch of raw Italian glamour to each of the fine Italian silk pieces.

In the second half of the runway show, the clean blue based Florentine apparels gave way to iridescent sequin jumpers, dresses then an explosion of space colours and ink shapes and designs of basic black kaftans and silk dresses with sexy necklines.

The Just Cavalli runway show ended with loud mixed-media, tie-dyed prints in bright Spring colours of green, yellow and blue as seen on Cara Delevingne (Bottom, extreme left).


Sunday, December 23, 2012

Prada Says Sayonara To Asia

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Prada Takes Inspiration from The Japanese And Uses It The Wrong Way in the Prada Spring Summer 2013 Runway Fashion Show. Models Sported Bad Hairstyles That resemble A Bald Eagle's Nest And Plenty of Black Funeral Outfits - Suits, Dresses, Stoles and Skirts With Simple Stalks of Flowers That Seem Spray Painted On With A Stencil. The Prada Runway models also wore traditional Japanese Tabi socks which separates the big toe from the index toe, paired with Geta Clog Inspired Single-Strap Sandals.

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The Models Looked Aboslutely Wacky in Plastic Sunglasses Emblazoned with Tiny Plastic Flowers and some even had gold and silver metallic foil coloured socks that contrasted against their Japanese footwear - A Complete Fashion Disaster.


Miuccia Prada had no idea that the Pure Black And White Outfits She Designed in her signature Minimalistic Style Would Make Perfect Funeral Outfits for Asian People Mourning The Dead or Perfect Sense for a Vast Majority of Sensible Asian Folks to Avoid Prada's Spring Summer Runway Collection Altogether.

To top it up, the austere make-up on the models did not help make the collection any less than of a traditional Japanese funeral. One of the models even wore a black dress with a rectangular white patch just below the collar which resembled a talisman.


Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Fashion Debate: Fake or Real? Charles Albert or Givenchy?

I personally own the Charles Albert Oversized Megalodon Shark Tooth Pendant For Many Good Reasons. One, Charles Albert makes really good quality jewellery at reasonable prices. Secondly, the Megalodon Shark Tooth as the name describes is from a real Shark that has been extinct for millions of years. The slightly cracked natural tooth fossil appealed to me from the very start as a rugged piece of statement jewellery that would add sophistication and mystery to the wearer.

The Givenchy Shark Tooth pendant which Supermodel Erin Wasson is wearing in the Givenchy Spring Summer 2012 runway fashion show is no doubt a statement piece just by the looks of its sheer size. However, the shark tooth looks and is fake and is made of cheap-looking man-made material. For the hefty price of $700-$1,000 USD, let's just say I would not be purchasing it any time soon.
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Watch the full Givenchy Spring Summer 2012 runway show and take in the breathless beauty of pastel pink tailored blouses, suits, pants and dresses paired with massive silver shark tooth pendant necklaces.

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Back to Her Roman Roots for Donatella Versace's Spring Summer 2013 Runway Show



Donatella Versace Brings Back the Gladiator trend in the form of sexy cut-out high heel boots and tiny mini skirts, shorts and dresses with peek-a-boo shoestring lace-up detail on corners of skirts or strategically on different areas of the dress just to reveal a bit of hipbone, chest or leg a la Angelina Jolie at the 2012 Oscars earlier this year.

The Patent leather trench jacket on Bette Franke with a sexy lace-hem in the shape of nude floral and fauna left little to one's imagination. Tailored black loose-fit blazers paired with sexy shorts are back in trend again at the Versace Spring Summer 2013 runway show.

The object of obsession besides many others at the Versace Spring Summer 2013 fashion show would be Mini sling or crossover bags with all-over studded straps.


The use of fine metal embellishments to decorate dresses that looked like fine works of Art and on cascading fine silver and gold strands of a waterfall necklaces accentuated the light pastel coloured tie-dyed silk dresses.



Jessica Biel wore the navy blue floor length evening dress at the premiere of her movie - "Playing for Keeps" held at AMC Loews Lincoln Square just recently. (pictured on the top left-hand corner)

Russian supermodel with an eternal tan Anna Selezneva opened the Versace Spring Summer 2013 runway show and rocked two dresses including the tie-dyed sky blue halter maxi dress with gold studded nude leather detailing.

American model Martha Hunt wore a plunging silk cream mini dress with all-over studded harness belts paired with glittery gold fringed strappy high heel sandal boots.

The Spring Summer 2013 Versace collection featured many colourful tie dyed mini dresses in pink peach, sky blue and fiery orange with the Versace house logo emblazoned in the corner of the dress shoulder. For the first time, the Versace logo looked more like an Artistic add-on that belonged to a part of the outfit instead of an intentional logo placement that looked gaudy and too much of a sell-out.

Runway favourites Daria Strokous and Kati Nescher (pictured bottom left) wore dresses with lovely gold and silver fabric fringes. The belts and embellished straps that crossed over from one shoulder to the waist was very much inspired by the ancient Roman dressing.

Donatella's inspiration from her Roman roots and her acumen for sexy and stylish fashion design has proven to be a huge success for the Versace Spring Summer 2013 runway collection.

View the full Versace runway show here:




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Saturday, December 8, 2012

Versace Versus The Clowns

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Plastic Coloured Chains seemed to be the focal point in Donatella Versace's Spring Summer 2013 collection for Versace's sister label Versus. 

Models dressed in clashing floral and polka dot prints, multicolour cheap-looking plastic chain chokers and belts and for some instances an entire top made out of multicolour plastic chains, pyjama suits that resembled a bad Marni rip-off in the prints department, brightly coloured harlequin diamond shaped prints in sweater material, dresses made out of the Twister game mat... All this made me reminisce about my childhood days when my aunt bought me a scary clown (pictured exactly in the background of Versus-Versace Spring Summer runway show fashion collage).

It terrorised me and brings back bad memories. I hope the Versus by Versace runway collection will not do the same to you.

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Kate Bosworth For Topshop: Christmas 2012 Campaign




Hollywood Actress And Style Icon Kate Bosworth, who is known for her role in movies such as Superman Returns, Blue Crush and most recently Straw Dogs which she starred alongside with her then boyfriend - Swedish hottie Alexander Skarsgard, stars in the a mini-film for Topshop 's latest Christmas campaign directed by her fiancéMichael Polish. Kate, who is more known for her beauty and acting skills and less known for her ability to sing, sings or more likely whispers and "speaks out" the lyrics in "Winter Wonderland". 

Kate Bosworth wears a red sequin dress which she has designed specially for the Christmas campaign in her collaboration with Topshop. If you are interested in purchasing the dress that Kate Bosworth wore in the mini-film, it would be made available to order on Topshop.com when they open their first store in Los Angeles in February next year. The red lipstick on Kate Bosworth is available for order immediately through Topshop's online store now.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

80s Revival Flashback at Frankie Morello



80s revival comes in the form of Flash Gordon - Sci-Fi comic book superhero inspired outfits in Frankie Morello's latest Spring Summer 2013 runway fashion show in Milan.

Frankie Morello's Spring Summer runway collection featured lighting streak designs on each apparel and accessory modelled - Across dresses, shorts and iPhone neck accessories in bright contrasting colours of blue, orange and purple. Flashy sequins, shiny silk, satin and jacquard dresses, brightly coloured leather shorts with contrast lighting cut-outs were the highlight of the runway show.

The models strutted down the runway in sexy, statement pieces including one-piece jumpsuits, leather boxing shorts, elastic leather waistbands that resembled a boxing champ's and large, round earrings with lightning shapes and strappy metallic heels. Overall, the Frankie Morello runway pieces gave me an impression of an empowered, strong woman who does not give two hoots about what others think about her dressing.

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The Italian designer duo Maurizio Modica and Pierfrancesco Gigliotti founded the label in 1999 and have since then adhered to their brand philosophy of of embracing imperfection in all their pieces as an artistic detail that can be worn or deconstructed.


Background image sources: Collider.com "Flash Gordon is Flashing Forward", Fanpop.com "Flash Gordon Wallpaper"

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Greenpeace: Zara Agrees To Go Toxic-Free by 2020



The World's Largest Fashion Retailer Inditex Group who owns Zara, Pull & Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Stradivarius, Oysho, Zara Home and Uterqüe has finally committed for their apparel to go completely toxic-free by 2020.

This movement was started from Greenpeace International who launched the Greenpeace Detox campaign with a fashion show and press conference in Beijing 9 days ago. The campaign went viral globally at a lighting speed and reached 7.1 million Twitter and Weibo users. To date, more than 300,000 fashionistas, bloggers and activists have signed the Zara Detox Campaign petition.

Inditex Group owner Amancio Ortega happens to be the third richest man in the world according to Bloomberg. Zara now joins Puma, H&M, M&S, C&A and Li-Ning who have committed to removing all chemicals and chemical pollution in water caused by their manufacturing suppliers.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Dsquared Bling Black Rock & Roll



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Canadian twins and Power Designer Duo Dean and Dan Caten behind the Flashy or Trashy Label - DSQUARED brings back the staples of fashion this Spring Summer 2013 with Rock and Roll style apparels dripping with huge gold chains and strings of pearl - rapper earning street cred, hanging as belts on high-cut waistline knicker shorts and layered necklaces. Each model had a shiny leather police hat heavily adorned with oversized studded chains and pearls.


The Spring Summer 2013 DSQUARED Rock and Roll collection comes with a tinge on Sadomasochism (S and M) which made me think of my favourite musician - Taylor Momsen. The DSQUARED runway show was pretty much made up of some girly LBD frocks, snakeskin jackets, quilted leather dress, embellished knicker shorts, signature statement pouffy cake dresses in leopard print, multi strap high heels and ankle boots, metallic silver leather jackets and a cute heart shape chain harness on lovely British supermodel of the moment - Cara Delevingne.

I was unsurprised by the DSQUARED collection, no doubt spectacular, it was kinda missing something when I discovered long-time veteran model Natasha Poly was absent from the runway.

Don't get me wrong. Supermodel idols that fashionistas worship more than celebrities - Lindsey Wixon, Bette Franke, Jessica Stam and Constance Jablonksi totally rocked the runway but I couldn't help but feel that a runway show without a Russian supermodel is ALWAYS INCOMPLETE.


Monday, November 19, 2012

Naughty & Nice, Romantic & Flirty - Blugirl Dresses

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Be Enchanted This Christmas Season with Dresses in Innocent White, Warm Earth and Nude Tones lovingly adorned with petals, lace trimmings, sheer, floaty silk, satin ribbons, sparkly gold and glittery sequins and Peek-A-Boo See-Through Designs.

Naughty and Nice, All Things Sugar and Spice is what I would describe the Blugirl Spring Summer 2012 collection. Blugirl is the teenage line of the matured and established Blumarine fashion collection helmed by Italian designer Anna Molinari.

Let your eyes be treated with an array of fashion splendour like no else with models parading down the runway in leopard prints, racy stripes, nude, earth tone lace-up booties, lace shorts and elegant gold pendants that drape down to the bosom.

The make-up was light, natural and minimal with only soft blush shades and well defined brows to make the models resemble fairies gliding through the runway in their ever so light, wing-like dresses.

The beaded and jewel encrusted headband that the models wore on the Blugirl Spring Summer 2012 runway show oozed sweet and romantic bohemian appeal that even a person like me who frowns upon hair accessories won by girls after the age of 12 wouldn't mind crowning myself with one of these sugar plum fairy sweet headbands.


Saturday, October 6, 2012

Lanvin Spring Summer Alien Encounter at Paris Fashion Week

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The choice of models can sometimes be crucial to the very point that it distinguishes your collection from an Alien inspired movie - Prometheus or the done to death feminine empowerment equals to women masquerading as men in shapeless, bulky man-made outfits.

Lanvin's Spring Summer 2013 runway collection at Paris Fashion week that just ended is no exception to this rule. Supermodels exalted for their masculine and androgynous looks such as American model Kristen Mcmenamy, perennial blond Norwegian beauty Iselin Steiro and upcoming newcomer Canadian Meghan Collison were used in Alber Elbaz's Spring Summer collection to bring back the point of freedom and empowering women.

He took classics such as tuxedos, shift dresses and glamorous sequinned evening gowns and made them all boxy, bold shouldered and completely shapeless so even the well endowned would be able to put the Lanvin apparels on and look skinny.

However, he made stick thin insect models look bulky and disproportionate in some of his pieces which looked like it was a gaudy polyester Made-in-China ensemble that was fished out from an ill-fitting every size is not the same H&M or house brand dresses and apparels collection.

For most of the non 5 foot 11 women who are out there, even a pair of ridiculous tottering 5 inch and above monster heels would not rescue one who wears this Lanvin Spring Summer collection to escape from being totally devoured by the boxy outfit.

Image credits: Total Film: The Modern Guide to Movies - New Prometheus Image Shows Previously Unseen Alien

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Burberry Prorsum Autumn Winter 2012: Hillbillies and the Country Life

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The Fall Winter 2013 Collection at Burberry Prorsum's runway show was filled with sleeping bag tiered puffer jackets, unflattering bulky lampshade velvet peplum skirts, cheap preppy T-shirts tucked into skirts for that scruffy teenager look, granny floral prints and utility jackets fit for a Candian moose hunting trip in the highlands.

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As the Burberry Prorsum Fall Winter models sashayed down the runway in sombre colours of mustard, teal, mould, autumn brown and burgundy most befitting for a funeral, I wondered what would happen if a person wearing apparels from the Burberry collection were to fall into a ditch, sprain an ankle or pass out in the cold, how well would he or she blend in to the pile of rotting autumn leaves never to be found again.

I could not believe Christopher Bailey had designed odd plain tees with scraggly squiggles that somewhat resemble drawings of owls, birds and other strange creatures that one would usually find for 10 pounds at at thrift store or ASOS - online retailer for the masses for the luxury label's collection.

It was English Goodness Went Wrong when the Burberry Prorsum menswear on the runway resembled Mr Bean's outfit with heavy velvet that would probably look better when stitched on Mr Bean's teddy bear.

Lastly, the Burberry Prorsum Fall Winter accessories did not salvage the show with horrible dome shaped, flat, out-of-shape pancakes that were quilted or made out of suede that made it look so cheap, you could imagine the musty, old lady smell coming of it through your computer screen. To save the failed design pieces, Mr Bailey tried to put heavy metal fox, owl and duck head pieces on the sides, front of handbags and even on the umbrella handle.

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Not even hot and young British model Cara Delevingne, 19, could make the clothes or accessories look like anyone but people with too much money to burn, would want to buy them.

View the Burberry Prorsum Womenswear Autumn/Winter 2012 show below:



Image sources: Torbwine: Three Hillbillies, Visiting Missouri: A Dutchman's view on the Real America - Hooray For Stereotypes!

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Mila Kunis Diets Not; Glamour UK July



My favourite doe-eyed actress - Ukrainian beauty Mila Kunis looks stunning in simple make-up and casual floral crochet tank top and mini shorts outfit. 

Mila Kunis is pictured licking an ice-cream in the hot summer issue of Glamour UK in July. She talks about how she had to lose a tremendous amount of weight by dieting till she hit 98 pounds or 44.5 kilograms. At present, Mila Kunis is still trim at 123 pounds or 55.7 kilograms.

The 28-year old actress got her big day after starring in a lead row in the Oscar award winning movie Black Swan. In an interview with NY Daily News, Mila Kunis claimed that she has never dated before and would have attempted online dating if it weren't because of her celebrity status.

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Ellus at Sao Paolo Fashion Week - Futuristic Lab Goggles

Futuristic, transparent, square-frame eyewear that resembled lens-less lab goggles took the center stage at Ellus Spring Summer 2013 fashion show at Sao Paulo fashion week.

Even without Rosie Hungtington-Whiteley or Brazilian supermodel and bombshell Ana Beatriz Barros who walked the luxury Brazilian fashion label - Osklen's Spring Summer 2013 fashion show at Sao Paulo fashion week, the Ellus Spring Summer 2012 fashion show still managed to capture my attention throughout the show with futuristic pieces of interspersed sheer gauze panel tops,skirts and dresses, perfect with plunging necklines but very clean cuts in shiny silvers, white, pops of blue and black.

Models at the Ellus fashion show resembled a shiny school of fish as they strutted down the runway in almost everything embellished in sequins - embellished leggings, tops, jackets and dresses all in cool monotone colours and a cool rocker edge with a mix of leather and minimal studs and eyelets to keep a more sophisticated look.

Saturday, June 2, 2012

YSL Yves Saint Laurent Tribute Sandal in Patent Berry

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The highly coveted YSL - Yves Saint Laurent Tribute Sandal in a Purple Berry Patent Leather. 5.5inches, sleek and shiny with a 1.5inch platform for added comfort.

These sandals are an absolute must have for cocktail parties, a night out with the girls or any special occasion.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Style Secret: Elizabeth & James Goat Hair and Rabbit Fur Cropped Coat

I have always been a big fan of the teeny weeny blonde hair duo who love toting oversized Hermes and Fendi leather bags, wear quirky round sunglasses and have a peculiar old granny taste for everything black and fur - fox, rabbit, mink, raccoon, you name it - they wear it. Yes, I am referring to the fantastic fashionista duo and young businesswomen who own their own line of fashion brands - Olsenboye, Elizabeth and James and The Row- Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen.



Back to my topic on my most recent purchase which was a steal - a goat hair and rabbit fur mix leather cropped coat from Elizabeth and James. I have always pined for one of these gorgeous black goat hair coats with the sheen of a black oil slick ever since my eyes fell on the Dolce&Gabbana "Gorilla Shoulder/ Arms" Coat as seen in Dolce&Gabbana's Fall Winter 2009 collection.



Many designers followed suit to copy the fantastic oversized, long hair coat style, DVF - Diane Von Furstenburg, Maison Martin Margiela and most noteworthy - Burberry London and Burberry Prorsum by Christopher Bailey. Just check out this absolutely luxurious and wondrous creation - A goat hair, rabbit fur, blue fox and shearling mix lambskin leather jacket by Burberry London that has now sold out.



So, tell me what you think about my latest purchase and let me know if you have a similar looking cropped coat in your closet!





Friday, March 23, 2012

Style Secret: ASH Butch Over-the-Knee Boots in Stone and Shedron


My latest splurge is on this ultra irresistible pair of ASH Footwear Butch over-the-knee boots in a stone grey colour. ASH Footwear is an Italian brand founded by Leonello Calvani and Patrick Ithier in 2000. The French-Italian duo who are famous for their western-style boots such as the studded biker boot - TRASH combines quality and style to their leather footwear collection that is suitable for any age.


It was difficult to get my paws on this pair of scrumptious boots which were a bit on the pricey side too. 

I had pondered and deliberated for months before deciding to bite the bullet finally and purchase this stunning pair of ASH Butch boots. 

Two main factors hounded me persistently, day and night to purchase these babies - 1) Over-the-knee boots 2) It's in a cool stone washed grey, what else can I say? 3) Leather fringes! How cool is that? 4) It's not got a millionty-million inches high heel 5) ASH Footwear boots are high quality just as reliable as any other "Made in Italy" brand. 

Prior to this purchase, I have another pair of ASH boots which I'm very satisfied with.

The actual colour of the ASH over-the-knee boots is a tad bit darker than the photographed image. 

What do you think of these boots?

Image source: ASH Footwear USA

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Variety is the Spice of Life: Abbey Lee Kershaw


Pictured here is the adorable, baby-faced Australian top model, Abbey Lee Kershaw, posing with her Fendi leopard print Peek-A-Boo satchel, a fluffy green feather jacket, a finger full of oversized stone rings and a cool nude colour maxi dress.

I think her new peroxide blonde hair colour suits her although that means Abbey Lee Kershaw cannot be seen without make-up as her pale skin and pale hair colour would accentuate her skeletal and gaunt facial features - making her look like a ghostly figure all washed out of colour.

Friday, March 9, 2012

Wild Wild Things Do The Angelina Jolie

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It's all about rebellion this Fall Winter 2012 - against the bad economy which can only go worst as doomed by most naysayers.

The Frankie Morello girl or women will take a stand against anything that comes their way. If she doesn't like it, the Frankie Morello women will rock'n'roll and rebel against it.

In contrast to dull gray, browns and blacks, Frankie Morello's take on this Fall Winter 2012-2013's collection in Milan was nothing short of eye-popping colours such as neon orange and neon pink.

Studded collars, studded shoulder bags, shoulder bags with incredibly long tailing leather fringes, oversized beanies, tartan blazers with studded collars, bubble studded skirts, lace, cropped biker jackets with stitching detail, chain-embellished treated shiny leather coats and lace-up booties reminiscence of Dsquared's ice-skating killer-heel booties ruled the Frankie Morello runway.

I just love the leather knee guard which add an extra playful and teenage rebel touch to the outrageously sexy punk look Frankie Morello has well pulled off for his Fall Winter 2012 collection. 

The Milan Fashion Week display was nothing too over-the-top - just sexy, skin-tight fashion paired with oversized jackets or coats to tone down the otherwise too hot to handle Frankie Morello woman.

Nevertheless, noteworthy trends-to-stay in the Frankie Morello fashion collection are crazy short hemlines, underwear as bottomwear and T-shirts as dresses.


After all the scuffle and debate over Angelina Jolie's right leg at the Oscar 2012 awards, Frankie Morello has cleverly added some thigh-high skimming evening dresses to his Fall Winter collection, glamming it up with chains, studs and even a Scottish Highland dress accessory - A Sporran! (of sorts)


The huge square studs on Frankie Morello's Fall Winter collection leather jackets and skirts reminded me of Givenchy's large studded sleeve jacket that Mary Kate Olsen wore with mis-matched sun-shades, except the fact that the Frankie Morello version of the studded leather biker jacket was 1000x cooler

Besides, Frankie Morello's large studded skirts has this year's most talked about celebrity boo-hoo fashion statement attached to it. Angelina Jolie with her luscious limbs would have probably worn something as rebellious in her younger days without batting an eyelid.


Monday, February 20, 2012

Lanvin Bohemian Resort 2012 ft. Daphne Groeneveld


Lanvin Resort 2012 collection's ad campaign featuring upcoming Dutch model Daphne Groeneveld captures the buck-tooth girl in sexy an inner-thigh skimming Grecian-robe style inspired wrap dress. Small shoulder chain bags in exotic reptile prints are all the rage this Spring Summer and last Fall Winter season.


Daphne Groeneveld having fun in a simple cream silk blouse staple, tons of layered accessories and a mini tasselled chain shoulder bag.


Croatian model Kristina Salinovic in a shiny maxi dress for Lanvin Resort 2012 collection.


Kristina Salinovic wearing ropey sandals paired with a blouse tucked in a high-waisted shiny harem pants and loads of giant chunky accessories.


Daphne Groeneveld pulls off a fantastic ruffle blouse and ruffle skirt combo with a pair of carefree skinny strapped flat sandals - perfect for after-work lulling about.


Daphne Groeneveld brings back the old season classic - Military wear in Lanvin's Resort 2012 ad campaign with a work-worthy tweed blazer, khaki jeans, tan belt, white blouse and skinny strapped sandal heels.


It's neutrals at it's best on Daphne Groeneveld in stunning shades of gold, brown, grey and beige in this overflowing lurex-silk maxi dress piece with matching gold mini chain shoulder bag and gold sequinned cardigan. 

Who said the colour gold was for oldies?


Image source and to view complete Lanvin pre-spring Resort 2012 collection, visit Fashion Gone Rogue

Monday, February 13, 2012

54th Grammy Awards: Money Can't Buy Class (or Style)


Just when I thought posts were going to be slow this week due to the deplorable New York Fashion Week Fall Winter 2012-2013 runway collection to date, I stumbled upon the 54th annual Grammy Award pictures from Yahoo! News and my eyes lit up instantly. "Money really can't buy class or style!" I thought. Look at these Hollywood celebrities - they look atrocious!

Giuliana Rancic looks rancid in permanent orange tanner over a skeletal frame. Giuliana and Gwyneth Paltrow look like bobble-head aliens with huge bulging eyes popping out of their skulls with scary scarecrow thin unbalanced bodies.

Girlfriend of Maroon 5 singer, songwriter and guitarist Adam Levine, model Anne V sports a dress split so high up her thigh, one may wonder if models may one day be too comfortable with walking around town naked. Talk about occupational hazard!


Katy Perry wears a dress that only granny would love an a giant blue mussel on head. Kelly Osbourne can't wait to grow old with you in her violet gray wig. 

Cyndi Lauper kind of looks like Kelly Osbourne with a matching bleached face colour and hair sans eyebrows. Fergie channels the feminine side of He-man in a bright orange lace gown with peek-a-boo black lingerie - Dolce&Gabbana-esque, however, more suitable for a less woman with a less muscular physique.

Some Russian electronic DJ tries desperately to gather attention with a home-made cosplay prop, hoping she might attain Lady Gaga status overnight.


What's disturbing about Niki Minaj isn't so much about her Versace Little Red Riding Hood outfit but her bleached white hair, eyebrows and determination to change her race.

Adele looks like a 60-year-old scary, hunched granny who is all too happy for no reason. Who says being big means cover it all up in a frumpy floor-length shower curtain?

The teenage years are so over for Robyn who tries to wear tacky Swedish clogs (although she is Swedish), an oversized boy's cotton T-shirt under an ill-fitting home-made white polyester flap skirt that makes her look fat (even when she isn't!).

Singer-songwriter Bonnie McKee tries to dress up like her favourite Anime character but she failed to attend the correct cosplay event.


Friday, February 10, 2012

Karlie Kloss and Eddie Redmayne in Temptation Island


Karlie Kloss looks refreshingly beautiful in brunette with messy, long, clipped bangs in a Vogue US December 2011 fashion editorial shot by Mario Testino.


Karlie Kloss stands beside actor Eddie Redmayne with the most enviable but dangerously tiny waistline.


Starched white collar shirts and striking tropical prints are a combination I agree on.


Karlie Kloss reveals her praying mantis-like stick thin legs in a bikini.


Never-ending long limbs in an endless floral-print suit and tan orange strappy heels.


Bending over to give a view has never been sexier although bending a bit further might risk Karlie Kloss looking like an ostrich trying to bury her skinny long neck in the ground.


Karlie Kloss looks almost childlike (mind you, she's only nineteen!) in this pose except for the horrible granny turtle-neck knit and Italian tablecloth-worthy print cropped cover she's wearing.

Karlie Kloss makes anything look amazing as a supermodel. Even your dad's old yakuza outfit with tacky Hawaiian prints.


Runaway with me. It's all too familiar with sun-bleached stone beach houses in the background, hot young lady hand-in-hand with an older man worthy of being her dad or grand daddy.


View the full set of Vogue fashion editorial images at only the best Fashion inspiration site - Fashion Gone Rogue.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Emilio Pucci's Vampire Hunter Sex Appeal


Piercing black-lined eyes, chunky chokers with a cross pendant, lots of sexy lace, silk and smart blazers in primary vampire colours - red and black, made me think of dark Gothic times, Romania and popular Japanese anime series - Vampire Hunter D.


Emilio Pucci's Spring Summer 2012 collection had models look like the walking dead with giant maxi skirts that resembled a flamenco dancer's.


Vampire brides ready to be sacrificed, all dressed in virginal white and elegant see-through lace dresses and tops.


Dark is the night where not even the moon will rise when these Emilio Pucci babes walk the streets in sharply tailored blazers, smoky eye-shadow, skull tops and oozing vampire seduction in plunging necklines, revealing neck, collarbones and leaving little to one's imagination in Emilio Pucci's Spring Summer 2012 collection.


Away from traditional multicoloured, boring geometric prints that once belonged to the signature Pucci look, Oslo-born Norwegian designer at Emilio Pucci, Peter Dundas, used plenty of lace, beading, crochet and embroidery to reveal the sexiness of vamps with bare midriffs and peek-a-boo négligée-like dresses.

Peter Dundas was appointed the artistic director at Emilio Pucci since 2008 and was lauded for introducing a more sinister, younger and more sophisticated edge into the brand.

Peter Dundas has worked for Christian Lacroix, Jean Paul Gaultier, Roberto Cavalli and Emanuel Ungaro.



Background image credit: Confessionsofbricknmortar, The Post-Apocalyptic World of Vampire Hunter D and Get my Popcorn now, Vampire Hunter D - Blood Lust