Edo Pop at the Japan Society

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Tokyo has started yesterday night! And aren’t we usually impressed with the extravagant Asian fasion?! I spent my Saturday afternoon at the Japan Society on th Upper East Side in Manhattan. They currently have a wonderful exhibition on display – Edo Pop. Edo used to be what Tokyo is now …

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Designer + Fast Retailer

Cross-Shopping describes shopping in different stores, of different price ranges and has become vastly popular with the majority of Americans. Since the Global Financial Crisis in 2008, the economy had been hard on most of the citizens of the United States – a consequence was easily detected in …

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Hold On & Love Me

It has always been my dream to present fashion incorporating all arts. Now we have music on the runways. Sometimes there’s even a Fine Art aspect to the design of the location, and interior design certainly has its influences. Designers like Dsquared2 actually have had dance parts, but only as an intro.

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Williamsburg – the small Berlin of America, the capitol of all hipsters, and the location for this shoot. I love the area, totally up and coming, lots of young people, bars and stores – just lovely. So after a little second hand shopping at Buffalo Exchange and Beacon’s Closet we took a couple of pictures on the way to the coast.

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Bright Details

Bold and bright colors have been an integrated part of men’s fashion in the past couple of seasons, and in one way it’s slowly reducing itself to rather minimal hints of bold colors – socks, ties, collars all serve as ways to work this into the outfit. So try it yourself and be a little …

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Subway = Runway

I was so ready for the weekend on Friday. And wow what a weekend it was – Fusion Fashion Show weekend! A design competition between FIT and Parson’s. 15 students each, create original micro-collections. 2 of the best fashion schools in the world so it is definitely worth checking …

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Saturated Dullness

Another day – another look – and apparently another snowy and rainy day for NYC. Thursday was a great day nevertheless; always stay positive 😉 So let’s take a look at this… Overcoat – Strellson. Virgin Wool in all black. It feels insane and works with anything and everything, …

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Sweet Stitches

Whoever has been to New York before, summer or winter alike, knows there’s nothing average about its weather. Extremes in all sorts of ways (let us remember Irene, Sandy and Nemo at this point) “plague” the metropolitan apple. So this gloomy Wednesday forced me ….

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Shades and Lids

Last Saturday, I’ve been to the Met in NYC to see the new “Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity” exhibit. It focuses on the time period of 1860-1880, when Paris was the fashion capital of the world. (For more on this exhibit, look out my post on it.)

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