Fashion Observed

Trend observations with a sociological eye from afar...

by Darryl S. Warren  

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Blog posts January 2012

Bearable Lightness of Being

Ah, SS2012 couture season…wedged between the amorphous non-schedule that is pre-fall and the upcoming FW2012/2013 schedule that will keep editors in a constant state of readiness and jetlag. The collections that are the creative height of designers who work with the most precious, delicate...

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Comin’ At Ya!

There is a lot of fashion recall that we have been noticing. It’s not that it hasn’t ever happened; that’s been the mainstay when we run out of ways to reinvent the wheel. We look back to revitalize what we have had before, a kind of ecological form of repurposing imagination as...

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Over There

Unlike the structure that is in the more traditional SS and FW collections, pre-fall and resort is more fluid. As well, pre-fall is newer and therefore open season on free-form participation. It’s also more strategic as we come very close to FW2013 for women’s in February and for FW2...

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Over the holidays one of the primary thoughts that came to mind was an old adage that I’m sure was whispered by many a concerned parent, mentor or friend in an attempt to assist in preventing social faux pas or even something worse: there is a time and a place for everything . This old adag...

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