Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Hindsight Is Always 20/20

Black? Check. White? Check. Sheer? Check. Bondage? Check. A shock of color? Check. Skeletal Clothes? Check. Black pants? Check. Sheer? Check. "Felix the Cat"? Check.

If I had these in my closet, I think I'd be good for the next 10 years. Or maybe 20 years. I don't care if I'll look so noughties in these but
the whole thing is right up my alley and I know some people who look so eighties since the eighties.

Helmut Lang S/S 2003
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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Nobody Butchoo! (Just Kidding)

Tada! Let's begin with your permission to lemme show off my new Gian Romano granite-silver shoes from his SS 2010 Collection, 'cos they're gorgeouzz.

Speaking of gorging, thanks to Triski Nurani (Street Peeper's "Kiki", I Love Glam, Rotten Fresh and Blackout), I got to hang out with The Misshapes in Jakarta. I took this "paparazzi" shot from Kiki's camera. (Really, should I buy a camera?)
Geo here trying on a Sultan-ish jacket in some department store we went to. He's so hot-pretty and funny-witty. I fell in love with him.
In fact, I fell absolutely in love with Leigh, too.
With Geo in the pic below is the fab owner of these photos - Kiki. (Should I have told her I'm posting some of her photos before I went on with it?) ;p Anyhoo, Geo wears pants that he DIY-ed. The jacket is by his pal, Spanish Designer David Delfin. Nice, eh?
Another shot of Leigh...too bad Kiki din't catch her Givenchy shoes in full. Bleh. (Truth is, I can't even do a "click to enlarge" on these photos. So should I buy my own cam for next time's sake? Hmm?)
Like, seriously, The Misshapes look so cold in photos. But in person, they're amazingly warm and sooo fun. ;D
So there, 'twas a cool thang....

Side Note/Completely Different Note/Bonus Note:

'Xcept on my last night in Jakarta and if no one drove me to my hotel, I didn't really get to experience sleeping on the streets of Indonesia. Got a nice dark choco-colored studio apartment in Kemang Icon, instead. Sharing some pics from my phone cam 'cos it's a memorable room for me and you'll never guess why. But really, there was a fur blankie and the pillows were cushioned with feathers. It felt awesome. All in all. ;D
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Image Sources: Triski Nurani; Rotten Fresh; I Love Glam; Kiki; Blackout

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Beautiful Minds (Part Deux)

I should be looking online for decent hotels to stay in for next week's trip to Jakarta and Bali. Instead, I go on the web to gawk at them brains behind some of my fave collections for Spring-Summer 2010.

Christophe Decarnin
Stella McCartney
Gareth Pugh
Phoebe Philo

Yes, it's so smooth when they look as cool as their masterpieces.

P.S. - I can sleep on the streets of Indonesia. But not really. ;D

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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Not So Guilty Pleasure

Yes, I find a lot of their stuff before their Spring 2009 collection (except for those Louboutin shoes with clawlike details and divine cobweb knits. And I know someone who tried to take up knitting classes to learn how to make those knits. And by someone, I mean me.) to be crap. The conspiracy theorist in me is saying that they might be the Milli Vanilli of fashion. I also heard that their clothes from their show back in 2006, I think, were really badly made.

But now, I think they have really interesting collections. An array of fabric on a single piece of clothing. Those cobweb knits. The leather ribcage. The mix of color. The tribal-esque styling. I think I'm beginning to like Rodarte. Now if only those cardigans weren't too fucking expensive...

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