Like vines slinking up the side of a whitewashed house, Italian designers have been putting forth sparse long-stemmed flowers to creep up the princess seam. This game is all on the sidelines, though. These are decidedly not the same florals as we saw all over Spring ’12.
Who doesn’t love a pin-up girl, especially when she look this bizarre? Ukrainian photographer Yelena Yemchuk shot some of our favorite top models for the spread Mabel, Betty and Bette for the Spring 2012 issue of TAR Magazine. See the photos after the jump.
Her heart of glass sang out to a generation of punk rock and new wave fans everywhere. Lead singer of Blondie and all-around badass Debbie Harry undoubtedly always looked the part of cool rocker chick, and we love her for it. See how she did and get the look yourself in this week’s 5 Steps to a Style Icon.
Milano bared its wild side, and also the desire to restrain such urges. With leg bombing slits and curvature illusions sauntering about, it got a bit catty. Then strength in numbers and uniform brought it down to a demure, modest place. These five trends from Milan Fashion Week are fighting to be worn in harmony.
With bold shoulders and a cinched waist, Amina Kaddur poses before the lovely lenses of photography duo Andoni & Arantxa for View of the Times Magazine. Something about her face and the majestic halo surrounding it conjures memories of our greatest supers, and stylist Michele Bagnara makes it easy to imagine with pieces from Emporio Armani, Michael Kors, Blumarine and Louis Vuitton. See the spread after the jump.
Amongst the bevy of busy prints that has shaped this fashion week, we’ve noticed how equally represented Roy G. Biv has been. These shades, however, are unique to now, with a sense of vibrancy. According to designers in the Big 4: New York, London, Milan and Paris, it’s going to be a colorful Spring. Taste the rainbow.