Adam Lippes Fall 2015 Ready-To-Wear

posted Feb 15, 2015, 10:21 PM by Jen Prudhome

I’m creating garments that force one to look again” - Adam Lippes*
Adam Lippes Fall 2015 Ready-To-Wear

Initial reaction to Adam Lippes' understated Fall 2015 RTW was thoroughly met with some excitement over the exaggerated wooly sweaters featured in this collection that were hand knit. Knitwear oversized-pile shoulder trend has shown itself to be a favorite amongst editors, and surely they will appreciate how the overall silhouette and texture is represented int his collection. Also couldn't help but notice the beauty of his multicolor floral print against black which was very reminiscent of a standout dress from RED Valentino.

Digital & Print Collide on Garage Magazine's S/S 2015 Issue

posted Feb 6, 2015, 11:54 PM by Jen Prudhome   [ updated Feb 7, 2015, 8:21 PM ]

“I believe the relationship between print and digital film is a temporary one.” - Nick Knight*
Garage Magazine SPRING/SUMMER 2015 Issue

*On the exterior: Five unmissable faces featuring models Joan Smalls, Lara Stone, Cara Delevingne, Kendall Jenner, and Binx Walton donning the wireless Beats Studio headphones altered with graphic touches. Photographer Nick Knight teams with makeup artist guru Pat McGrath to create five legendary covers.  The issue is scheduled to be released the second week of February 2015 and will feature editorials with a tree-dimensional touch which is accompanied by sound on the Garage Mag App.

Behind Garage’s Tech-Infused Issue [Business of Fashion]
Models transformed by computer animation in dramatic set of magazine covers [DailyMail UK]
Headphones Continue Their Reign as the Must-Have Hair Accessory []


posted Feb 1, 2015, 11:38 AM by Jen Prudhome   [ updated Feb 1, 2015, 1:39 PM ]

“The quintessential summer look: a floral dress, 
a straw hat and flip-flops.” - Rolf Snoeren 
Viktor & Rolf Couture Spring 2015

The Voluminous Summer babydoll dress a la haute coutureViktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren revive broad and top-heavy draping for their Couture Spring 2015 collection. Mixed print draped skirts floating down the runway with intense colors and movement. Star-bursting straw hats were the perfect balance for the floral infused collection. Several looks brought the garden prints alive with three-dimensional handsewn rosettes made from the collection's trademark prints.  Floral motifs rediated from the shoulders and along the skirts of patterns inspired by Van Gogh. The wax-dyed fabrics inspired by batik techniques were produced by Dutch textile company VLISCO.

Viktor & Rolf Couture Spring 2015 [WWD]


Why Viola Davis should wear her natural hair to the 84th Annual Academy Awards.

posted Feb 26, 2012, 11:18 AM by Jen Prudhome   [ updated Feb 7, 2015, 8:47 PM ]

"Step Into Who You Are."  - Julius Lennon
Why Viola Davis should wear her natural hair to the 84th Annual Academy Awards.

Julius Lennon, husband of 2012 Academy Awards Best Actress Nominee Viola Davis, was reported encouraging his wife to step out wearing her natural hair to the 5th Annual ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon. "'If you want to wear it for your career, that’s fine, but in your life wear your hair. Step into who you are!’ And he's right. Viola noticeably makes conscientious decisions about where and around whom to wear her short natural. For the sake of cultural understanding, natural hair will and will always be a source of empowerment. Because of her industry, there is a part of Viola that may lean toward or against what her publicist may suggest for red carpet appearances. When you hear the Best Actress Nominee speak with eloquence and passion about her art, the natural hair is a compliment to Viola's spirit; This is evident in a remarkable shoot featuring Davis on the February 2012 cover of LA Times Magazine. 

Viola arriving to the 84th Annual Academy Awards wearing her natural hair, gown and all, would be a powerful statement; It has the potential to break beauty barriers women have internalized, not just in the world of entertainment, everywhere.

UPDATE: And then this magical moment happens, Viola Davis at the OSCARS.

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