You cannot deconstruct unless you know how to construct. - Alexander McQueen

Favorites From New York Fashion Week permalink

Like most of what is promoted as the pop-american lifestyle, collections from New York Fashion Week offer up views of adulthood as taken from the scenic byways heading straight for the Fountain of Youth. Blooms and petals were everywhere, as were loose folds and practical shapes for the warmer months.

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Rodarte s/s 2007

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Combining Color: Part I - Nature permalink

When I design garments, an issue that constantly distracts like a gadfly is the potential for hideous color combination. The idea terrifies me. Color chemistry is a subjective affair, and I would argue that combined colors are only as pleasing as the fabrics they are dyed or printed on. In other words, it’s hard to go wrong with color, so long as the fabrics used are appropriate for the design concept.

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image: Temperley s/s 2006

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