best of the best.

so the f/w 05 collections are over, and the consensus is that after a few seasons of shiny happy clothing, proportions are changing and an overall somber mood has taken a hold of fashion. it’s funny how the same names keep popping up on my best of the best list, but these are the collections that are consistently good, consistent…
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lose my breath.

when did v magazine covers start sucking? remember the good ‘ol days with kate and maria carla? you know, models?? ————————– the designer merry go round continues as Alessandra Facchinetti of Gucci is leaving her post as creative director of womens ready-to-wear and being replaced by Frida Giannini, the accessories creative director. let’s see how well she can design clothes.…
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f/w 05.06 paris: vuitton and lanvin.

marc got it right at the f/w presentation for vuitton on saturday. the arts and crafts inspired collection featured curvy jackets, balloon-y sleeves on blouses, and of course, fabulous bags. the wait list is probably growing already. other designers who nailed it were alber elbaz at lanvin and phoebe philo at chloe. after an interesting s/s turn, stefano pilati was…
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small bites.

since models can’t be on the covers of regular fashion magazines, why not put them in bikinis on other mags? case in point, super carolyn murphy on the cover of the sports illustrated swimsuit issue, and now natalia, carmen and kk on the cover of the new vanity fair. it’s to hail the return of the eastern european supermodels. inside…
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small bites.

the rochas f/w show was ladylike and Edwardian, with a twist. Olivier Theyskens is really turning rochas into a couture line, without the frivolity. I loved the longer skirt suits cut on the bias with fishtail trains, the dresses with cutaway necklines in colors like dove grey, cream, and black, the occasional jolt of dark teal and greens, and embroidered…
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