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Simone Rocha


Simone Rocha can cut according to Style.com, and she certainly can! Since growing up in Dublin, Ireland, raised by her esteemed fashion designer father John Rocha, it was no surprise that Simone would make the fashion headlines with her younger approach to fashion and luxurious choice of fabrics. This girl is definitely one to watch. After just two years graduating from Central St. Martins, Rocha is already on the London Fashion Week schedule.

With J.W Anderson, Edun and now Simone, it seems the Irish might just take over the fashion world.

Simone Rocha Spring/Summer 2013

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Autumn/Winter 2012 Top Trends


With the stores loading in their Autumn/Winter stock and the weather turning sour, here’s my pick of Fall’s hottest (well coldest) trends…

The Trouser Suit

Prada

Blue

Stella McCartney

Wide Leg Leather Trousers

Proenza Schouler

Oriental

Dries Van Noten

Tangerine

Haider Ackermann

Gothic Romanticism

Gucci

Puffer Jackets

Peter Pilotto

Oversized Silhouettes

Jil Sander

1960’s Print

Miu Miu

Over Embellishment

Lanvin

Avant Garde

Alexander McQueen

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A Vogue Family


Here we go! Every single Editor-in-Chief of Vogue in the world. From Korea to America and beyond, all have gathered to show their support for Japan’s Fashions Night Out after their disastrous earthquake earlier this year. (Click on photo for enlargement).

Every Vogue Editor-in-Chief

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Prada Sets The Tone


The NEW look. Get ready for simple make-up and hair, it’s time to focus on the clothes. Leave no distraction.

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Fall 2011 Trend Predictions


1940’s – The sunglasses might look 60’s, but the silhouette screams 40’s.

Miu Miu

1960’s –  Burberry’s fall show gave the essence of 60’s London.

Burberry Prorsum

1970’s –  Three words, fur, fur, fur.

Gucci

Ladylike Shapes – Cinched waists and accentuated hips. Ladylike is back!

Marc Jacobs

Peplum – Jil Sander mastered it last season, now every designer has joined in.

Christian Siriano

Masculine vs Feminine – Menswear with a feminine touch. Guys and Dolls’ has hit the runways!

Dolce and Gabbana

Mixing Prints – Go crazy and make it your own.

Dries van Noten

Faux Fur – The best way to go this season, and it’s cheaper!

Prada

Polka Dots – They are everywhere. You cannot go through the season without them.

David Koma

Sequins – Brighten up your wardrobe with this seasons bold and defined sequins.

Louis Vuitton

Cerise –  A bright color for those dull days.

Lanvin

Kimono – Forget your coat. It’s all about the Kimono.

John Galliano

Emerald –  Deep and rich, perfect for everyday wear.

Valentino

Patent –  Want to stand out from the crowd? Absolutely anything patent will do that for you.

Louis Vuitton

Bold Blue – Anything and everything will have a variation in blue next season.

Mugler

Python – Dress up from head to toe!

Prada

Red – Every show had it, and so will every wardrobe.

Michael Kors

Wide Brimmed Hats –  Perfect accessory for a bad hair day!

Lanvin

White – If you don’t stain it, it’s with you for life.

Alexander McQueen

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The Art Of Colour


It’s time for colour to hit the streets again as Spring/Summer 2011’s biggest trend. From pink and yellow to blue and green, this trend is bound to get you into the summer feeling.

Vogue Italia Colour Shoot Feb 2011

Prada dipped into the trend by adding colour to boxy shapes and stripes creating a multicolour affect while Gucci went for a cleaner colour-blocking look inspired by the 1970’s. At Jil Sander, Raf Simon’s take on the trend was through prints of roses overlapping each other. There is plenty of choice for this trend that anyone can splurge into so do not be afraid.

Colour trend interpreted through stripes

For Men, look at Prada (boxy shapes again), Balenciaga for a monochrome look with pops of yellow, Tommy Hilfiger for a suit in any colour of the rainbow and Jil Sander again grabbing you deep into a kalediscope of vibrant colours.

Jil Sander SS/11 Menswear

If you absolutely hate colour and wish never to be seen in anything light and bright then try Bottega Venetta. Here Tomas Maier decided to be daring and disagree with this seasons biggest trend starting his show with….black. If you feel adventurous enough to continue to spread this trend, then I wish you a wonderful, cool and colourful season.

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Gucci SS/11

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