it's february- that dreary, cold, long mid-winter month, and i've been logging on more hours than usual on this mini laptop... perusing many a fashion blogs; online shopping sites; and fashion week photo albums.
first things first, i have made a few fabulous purchases this month: the most amazing booties that look vintage, but don't let them fool you (!), they're actually from aldo and could be yours too! the style is Pettinella, and they're a mix of victorian and edgy-ness. i've been sporting them with a variety of leggings, skirts, dresses- they really go with everything! i've also been stocking up on florals... let me tell you, florals will be everywhere this spring, including my body (be it aritzia leggings or tanks, or an adorable headband from free people) :) my mum sent me some beautiful Jack by BB Dakota and Dept items from Sweet Pea in Halifax... mum and my favorite friend/boss Joey indulged me with a bbm/photo-swapping shopping spree all via blackberry one recent saturday! lastly, the place i call heaven aka freepeople.com, has provided me with some items to daydream about until they arrive in may.....knee-high black cut-out, lace up gladiator sandals and the most glamourous black, floppy, hippie, Janis Joplin-esque hat.
i have to say, that when it comes to NY fashion week, i was most impressed by marc jacobs (duh), and burberry prorsum.
marc is a) super sexy, b) probably the most talented designer out there these days.
burberry a) has the most amazing ad campaigns with emma watson, b) made some of the most gorgeous dresses i have ever laid eyes on for fall 2010. want proof? here is kate hudson in a sparkling green mini (long sleeves, crew neck, super short: my favorite dress style at the moment); and ashley tisdale and in a black suede dress with lace sleeves that i am beyond in love with, not to mention some amazing cutout booties!
this month, i also discovered the most wonderful website: polyvore.com - not only can you make stunning collages full of shoes, chanel no. 5 perfume, dresses, custom fonts and backgrounds....you can purchase everything that you use in your collages! the collages could simply make a beautiful desktop, profile picture, or even a business card. i'm obsessed. here is one of my pieces of work:
well lovers, as much as i love procrastinating my time away and writing on this fashion blog... fashion studies are calling my name as i have an exam in product knowledge tomorrow (not exactly my favorite class, as i have not a slight clue how to differentiate between fabric swatches; yarns; wefts; fibres; stitches and so on...), until next time...