While Burberry models donned colorful hats and soft flowing scarves, and looked like bookish artists, Ford’s men were cowboys through-and-through in fitted jeans, boots and biker jackets. The two labels were showing Tuesday for London’s menswear fashion week, which features trendy young designers alongside the British capital’s famed traditional tailoring houses. Burberry – Britain’s most successful fashion label and leader in both men’s and women’s wear – drew a large crowd to its display, staged in a glass marquee in Hyde Park. The outfits came in arty prints and a rainbow of pretty colors, with everything from shades of turquoise and sea green to mustard, purple and pink. Designer Christopher Bailey said the collection was inspired by antique English book covers and writers: Models carried oversized notebooks under their arms. Bailey said he believed men enjoy fashion just as much as women.
I couldn’t keep hand-dyeing batiks and picking the wax bits out with my fingernails.” So she developed a new design focus beginning in spring 2006 prints. “I stretched silk across a wood frame and hand-painted big green waves,” she remembers of her first print, which was copied by more than one fast-fashion retailer. Those hand-painted prints evolved into computer-designed prints, and the trippy multicolored geometric shapes became a brand signature, buoying sales. “The prints gave me a voice and allowed me to make so many more pieces of clothing,” the designer says. “She worked around the clock,” says Carly Jo Morgan, an artist and the designer of the All for the Mountain jewelry collection, who was interning for Hoffman at the time. “Seeing that grass-roots way of getting your business going and the passion Mara put behind it, where she is now makes perfect sense.
The Fashion Tip You Should Take From Mindy Kaling
Unless its Chanel . Or Jeremy Scott! Im a little overwhelmed. I havent done this I havent really done the shows in the last few years. jessica simpson shoes But I live for fashion. So basically, Lindz lives for fashion but wont fly for a show?? That already sounds rather contradictory! Then of course, there are also the reports of LiLo streaking naked through a department store and getting into a public tiff with Kate Moss , AKA fashions dearest darling.
The actress is first to hop on any trend (she rocked leather shorts and rompers way before they were cool) and she isn’t afraid to take a style risk, even if it lands her on the worst-dressed list . But the most important lesson this comedienne has taught us is one about owning our personal style. If you’ve ever looked through hundreds of photos of Kaling (like we just did), you’ll notice that while the color and print of her outfits change on a daily basis, she almost religiously sticks to one silhouette: the just-above-the-knee shift dress. Not only does it look amazing on her, but the dress is versatile enough to be worn all year round, depending on whether she adds a pair of tights or opts for long sleeves. She’ll pepper in different shoes, bags and makeup to each look, but the foundation remains unchanged. So in celebration of Mindy Kaling’s 35th birthday today (June 24), we are taking a look at all the times she rocked it in a shift dress. While some of these dresses don’t quite qualify as a traditional shift, the shape remains the same — plus or minus a belt.