Posts Tagged ‘Balenciaga’

Throwback Thursday…

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When you think of a corset, you might immediately think of the Victorian era. However, a more modern take on the corset has officially flooded the fashion scene in the form of a belt! During fashion month, the corset belt was one of the most prominent accessories, not only on the runway, but by street [...]

Alexander Wang’s Tour de Force — Comes Into His Own with Balenciaga’s Spring 2015 collection

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In a “sheer”-delight, Alexander Wang perfectly blended street chic and athleti-style influences into figure-flattering looks–admixing mesh and embroidery into sleek silhouettes. Pants were tight, shirts cut to the body and dresses were primarily long and form-fitting. Wang’s love of geometrics was evident throughout, as many pieces–including black, white and dusty pink dresses, featured lattice patterns. [...]

New York Fashion Week — Why We Love Ralph Rucci

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Ralph Rucci is a maestro, a designer par excellence whose canvas is the imagination, whose palate is a universe of colours, textures and designs, and whose audience is… the world. We have known Ralph Rucci for six years—through our dear friend, San Francisco socialite and Best Dressed Hall of Famer Denise Hale. And we share [...]

New York Fashion Week–Why We Love Oscar de la Renta

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“King of Evening,” “Sultan of Suave”—or simply “Oscar,” by his inner circle, designer Oscar de la Renta is widely considered to be one of the living legends of fashion. His prowess for creating astonishingly chic eveningwear and red-carpet gowns has made him designer-of-choice for societal figures, first ladies—and royalty, for decades. Standing on the shoulder [...]

New York Fashion Week — Why We Love Alexander Wang

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New York Fashion Week — Why We Love Alexander Wang What’s not to love about a young, driven, self-made designer who creates stellar fashions? Since his emergence onto the fashion scene in 2005 with his unisex sweaters, Alexander Wang has pretty much been unstoppable. Originally from San Francisco, Wang grew up in a Taiwanese-American home. [...]

Tech Titan Alert: Balenciaga Now in Silicon Valley

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European fashion house Balenciaga—with creative director Alexander Wang, has expanded its retail footprint to reach the nexus of the new economy: Silicon Valley. The brand has just opened up shop at the Westfield Valley Fair Mall in Santa Clara—making this only one of seven locations in the US and underscoring the importance of the Northern [...]

Gisele Bündchen As You’ve Never Seen Her Before

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Balenciaga artistic director Alexander Wang’s concept for the Balenciaga ad campaign for fall is dark, moody and very sexy. The image features supermodel Gisele Bündchen–who back in February made a very rare catwalk appearance in the brand’s Fall 2014 runway show. It’s a new Giselle–with her hair completely shorn and slicked back androgenously, sitting on [...]

Alexander Wang Sets Sail for Balenciaga Resort 2015

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Alexander Wang truly let his personal aesthetic shine through when creating the Balenciaga Resort 2015 collection. He drew inspiration from sailing, and employed many seafaring elements, such as ropes, sails, raincoats, braiding, and even rubber boots. However, Wang managed to fully interject these nautical nuances without having his pieces come off as preppy, but rather dark and brooding. The designer [...]

Alexander Wang Announces H&M Collab!

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Alexander Wang is coming to H&M and we couldn’t be any more excited! The designer announced on his Instagram account on Saturday that he will be designing a capsule collection for the retailer, and makes history as the very first American designer to do so. The line will hit 250 H&M stores on November 6th, and will include [...]

Out With The Old And In With The New!

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Although we may find ourselves in the midst of winter — wrapped up in coats, gloves and scarves — the fashion world is looking ahead to the warmer temperatures and sunny days spring and summer have to offer. And as every Fashionista knows, a change in weather calls for an updated wardrobe. Here’s a recap [...]

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