I’m not your Lynyrd Skynyrd “Simple Man” kind of guy. I like fancy things. So does John Rocha. He likes designing them. I like wearing them. Case in point, his Fall/Winter 09 collection, which is all fur, plaid and exquisiteness in its greatest form. In particular I’m quite taken with his use of high-set, skinny, leather belts on two of the overcoats — Details. [ Continue Reading ]
The clothes in Henrik Vibskov‘s Fall/Winter 09 collection are a lot like being 17 and drunk and watching a movie you don’t quite get and realizing that Sour Patch Kids and Bacardi 151 should never be mixed. There was a day during my senior year of high school when my friends and I got [ Continue Reading ]
I like the clothes in Antonio Azzuolo‘s forthcoming autumn/winter collection nearly as much as I despise the weather they were meant for. Fingerless gloves, muted colors and slim silhouettes (things of which I approve) are gangbusters with Mr.Azzuolo. Listing such disparate influences as George Bernard Shaw and Keith Richards the collection comes together with what I would call a sort of rogue-dandy kind of vibe.
I’m so tired of the winter, sweaters and heavy coats that I can barely be bothered with opening my closet or retrieving clothes from my dry cleaner. With that in mind I am undeniably taken by the fall/winter 09 offerings from Umit Benan, I however can and am quite glad in waiting to wear them.
LA Gear sneakers were in fashion the last time I was into high-tops and I was in high school the last I recall someone sporting a pair of British Walkers; perhaps that’s why I feel so nostalgic looking at the latest collection from PF Flyers. There’s something about the designs in their fall line that reminds of those brands and earlier times in my life. My fashion sense has evolved considerably since the 90s, but I wouldn’t be opposed to throwing on a pair of these and going a little retro for a theme party.