Filed under: Designer Spotlight, Fashion News | Tags: Alexander Wang, designer collaborations, fashion blog, GAP, Khaki, motorcycle jacket, patrick robinson, Refinery 29, white shirts
Looks like Alexander Wang has been tapped by the GAP for their latest collaboration. Refinery 29 says it’s going to be khaki based, which kind of scares me and much as it scares them, but I’m going to give him a well-deserved benefit of the doubt.
The fledgling mall staple is no stranger to designer partnerships–they’ve done those white shirt collaborations with Phillip Lim, Band of Outsiders, Threeasfour and others, if you remember. I hope this one actually produces something that I want to pay money for.
According to Gap Creative Director, Patrick Robinson, Wang created an “incredible motorcycle jacket.” But is that a khaki motorcycle jacket? I’m confused but not without hope.
Filed under: Designer Spotlight | Tags: brides.com, christian siriano, wedding dress, zooey deschanel
Fans of Christian Siriano, of Project Runway fame, might be interested to see the wedding dresses he’s sketched up for Uma Thurman, Rachel Bilson, Amy Adams, and Zooey Deschanel (pictured above). I’m not usually into wedding gowns, per se, but Siriano’s designs are a lot more interesting that the usual fare.
About his Zooey creation, he says:
“I love the idea of using colors and tones to highlight something for Zooey. Her hair has such a luscious dark tone. I wanted the dress to highlight that with a cream color instead of classic white or even bone.”
I’m really into this trend of letting designers whip up their ideal dresses for celebrities, kind of like what designers did for Michelle Obama’s inaugural gown. Fun!
Filed under: Designer Spotlight, Fashion News | Tags: barbie doll, beth ditto, clothing line, evans, Superdoll Collectables London
Wow, this Beth Ditto doll has the best makeup job I’ve ever seen, and the thighs aren’t bad either. The doll was commissioned by Evans, the clothing company that is set to release a Ditto-designed fashion line in July. Unfortunately, Superdoll Collectables London only made one.
The plastic ditto will appear in ads for the collection, and that purple sequined dress will presumably be part of it.
Filed under: Music | Tags: david lynch, moby, shot in the back of the head, wait for me
Revolutionary film maker David Lynch has directed an animated video for Moby‘s latest single “Shot in the Back of the Head.” The animated clip is everything you would come to expect from Lynch–it’s dark and surreal and goes perfectly with the music. This may seem like an odd pairing, but the two have worked together in the past for Lynchtv and benefits. The song is taken from Moby’s forthcoming album Wait for Me.
Download the song here.
Filed under: Ads, Designer Spotlight | Tags: Ads, american apparel, dov charney, maternity clothes, pregnancy
American Apparel is nothing if not provocative–sometimes brilliantly, sometimes yuckily–and their latest web campaign is pretty interesting. Check out the ad above, which makes a push for women with child to wear their clothes. It’s a pretty good idea since AA clothes are pretty damn comfy, and even though I sometimes get a little queasy about the company’s depictions of women and Dov Charney grosses me out, I like when companies admit that pregnant women can be hip and sexy.
It’s all in good taste. Suprisingly.
Filed under: Scenester | Tags: east end, fashion blog, London, pipeline, Refinery 29, shopping guide, susie bubble
Everyone loves Susie Bubble, and today Refinery 29‘s Pipeline has a great feature with the British fashion plate. In it, Susie calls out her favorite East End London shopping spots. I suggest you check it out.
This weekend the Coachella Music and Arts Festival rolled through the California desert, leaving behind plenty of happy people. The line up had garnerd mixed reviews as people were waiting for some
big additions that never materialized.
After attending the festival, I can safely say that Paul McCartney was worth the admission price alone. He played a 2-and-half hour plus set that was filled with many of The Beatles biggest hits. The festival had many other standout performances, and I’ve compiled a few from the videos that were available, sorry there were no
My Bloody Valentine or Antony and the Johnsons videos up yet. But here was the best of Coachella 2009 after the cut.