Guess who the next designer for the Target Go International Collection will be? Vogue.co.uk announces that it’s Zac Posen.
Coco Rocha in the Zac Posen campaign for winter 2009-2010
Posen’s main signature is making very glamorous, feminine red carpet dresses, that are worn by celebrities like Natalie Portman, Beyoncé and Naomi Campbell. It will be interesting to see how this translates in his Target collection. His Ready-To-Wear collection for Spring 2010 had bright candy colours, a body hugging silhouette and geometric prints, so maybe this gives an indication about what to expect?
Zac Posen Ready-To-Wear Spring 2010
Posen’s Go International collection will be available at most Target stores and online at target.com from April 25 until May 30 2010.
Source: vogue.co.uk, style.com
Primark is always great for buying stuff that looks great and costs (almost) nothing. Especially their lingerie department is always cheap and cheerfull. This spring the lingerie collection will be based upon four themes:
College Re-Union – a young and sporty collection, which focuses on cool cottons and adrogynous styling, think boxers and low-rise briefs, along with tongue-in-cheek slogans and sexy 70’s collegiate numbers.
Enchanted – the feminine, romantic range, it’s all nudes and pinks with lots of lace and ladylike styling.
Candy Shop – fun and playful, it draws inspiration from the 50’s with its ditzy florals and warm checks in soda pink, sherbert yellow, apple green and fresh mint.
Wayfarer – the sophisticated lot! Think nautical-inspired plains and stripes in red, white and blue.
Time to visit Rotterdam again!
Source: www.fashioning.com, www.instyle.co.uk
I found this brilliantly new website called Test. it’s like an online magazine, but does not only contain photographs but also beautiful little movies. Some info from their website: “Test is a visual platform that fuses a combination of new and established artists on a constantly changing series of image-led projects. Its name is derived from the concept of a “test shoot”, where creative teams are formed to show the best of their abilities. The continually evolving website collates some of the most exciting talents from fashion, art, film, design and music.”
The Art Director/founder of Test is Jaime Perlman, who has also worked for British Vogue.
Secret Agent: photographer Wendy Bevan, fashion editor Katie Felstead, model Agent Lynch
Face to Face: photographer Catherine Servel, stylist Leith Clark
Into the Wild: photographer Mel Bles, Stylist Stevie Westgarth, model Amy Greenhough
Right now I´m in the middle of becoming a Visual Merchandiser for Swedens most famous fashion store. The training takes 3 months, and I’m being trained by Peter, and Tamara in Utrecht. A few weeks back Tamara came to work having the most wonderfull necklace around her neck (well where would you put a NECKlace anywhere besides your neck, as that’s where it’s made for right?).
Turned out the necklace she was rocking is from a brand that is her friends company: Toois.nl!
It’s a super cool brand, that even has exclusives (one of a kind, one piece ever produced items!).
They have adult jewerelly:
And Name Jewellery, where you can have your name necklace!
so go and check out www.toois.nl
Oh dear, this is I think the fourth time they try to bring Biba back to life. This time House of Fraser has bought the brand and it’s archives.
House of Fraser will introduce Biba to 30 department stores and online for autumn 2010. The collection will also include accessories, jewellery, footwear, homeware and fragrances. House of Fraser has stated that this time Biba would be “more accessible”.
The design team draws inspiration from Biba’s archives but updates the brand using modern technologies. “We will be making it a lot more appropriate for today and picking up an essence of Biba with flamboyant, sexy prints in silks, knits and dark denims with soft washes.”
The one and only 60’s/70’s Biba
There will be a Biba Blue range priced at £50 for denim and Biba Gold limited edition pieces priced at up to £200-plus.
I’m curious about the designs, unfortunately no preview yet. But it feels weird to see Biba continue without any involvement from the woman who started it all: Barbara Hulanicki (how about a second collection for Topshop?).