August 31, 2011

August 28, 2011

Knit-pick

The cable knit sweater had a strong presence on the Autumn/ Winter 2011 runway, appearing in collections such as: Balenciaga, Marc Jacobs, Lover, and Tommy Hilfiger. Cable knitting, which is defined as "a style of knitting in which textures of crossing layers are achieved by permuting [rearranging] stitches", is distinguished by its creation of complex patterns (Wikipedia). This blend of cables within a knit sweater produces a chic yet still cozy item that says "I-just-threw-this-on-but-look-fabulous-and-put-together". Some cable knit sweaters I've been eyeing lately include...

Fisherman Sweater, J. Crew:
J. Crew

August 24, 2011

August 17, 2011

August 12, 2011

Une Citation


“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.”

Coco Chanel

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August 10, 2011

August 6, 2011

Banana Republic with Janie Bryant of Mad Men

"The Banana Republic/Mad Men marketing partnership is one of the smartest things Gap, Inc. has done strategy-wise over the last five years. Now the two entities are taking their collaboration a step further, creating an actual collection inspired by the hit television series."

Banana Republic for Mad Men

August 3, 2011