J.Crew – Retailing the Right Way

Over the past decade, J.Crew has implemented new marketing strategies, redefined their classic aesthetic and expanded its product line. With a successful runway debut during New York Fashion Week in 2011, it seems that there is nothing J.Crew can’t do. J.Crew launched in 1983 as a catalogue-only company. In 1989, the company opened a flagship … Continue reading J.Crew – Retailing the Right Way

Cannes Fashion

BEST LOOKS: 1. Joan Smalls in Givenchy at the amfAR's 20th Annual Cinema Against AIDS 2. Liberty Ross in Balmain at the amfAR's 20th Annual Cinema Against AIDS 3. Milla Jovovich in Prada at the "Cleopatra" Premiere. 4. Nicole Kidman in a Dior at The Great Gatsby Premiere and Cannes Opening Ceremony 5. Cara Delevingne … Continue reading Cannes Fashion

Designer Spotlight: Antonio Marras

Antonio Marras' Autumn '13 RTW collection mixed rich colors with bold floral, folkloric inspired designs. As Tim Blanks from Style.com commented, the designer evoked a "poetic instinct for the romance and drama of fashion," with the collections early twentieth century influence. Blanks also commends Marras for "playing with print, collaging fabrics and textures, mixing genders," … Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Antonio Marras

L’Invitation Au Voyage – The Louis Vuitton Ad Campaign

  Louis Vuitton debuted its first ever television advertisement earlier this week. Directed by Inez and Vinood, the video takes place in Paris, with scenes inside of Paris' historically famous museum: The Louvre.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=0-JgJGU5wXo Louis Vuitton's description of the video: "Paris and its mysteries... For centuries, the most wonderful intrigues have been woven in … Continue reading L’Invitation Au Voyage – The Louis Vuitton Ad Campaign

New Designer Obsession: Nicholas Oakwell

I always enjoy a fabulous "shock-factor" in fashion, especially when the shock factor derives from pure admiration. While browsing through a London designer I had not yet familiarized myself with, I joyfully fell in love with the entire aesthetic, concept and detail delicacy with Nicholas Oakwell's Autumn/Winter '12 & Spring/Summer '12 collections. Here are my … Continue reading New Designer Obsession: Nicholas Oakwell