Daily I get frustrated by the frivolous purchases that some students (or low income buddies) make. Hoards of on-trend clothing from Primark; pieces that will only see the light of day for the week that they are fashionable, or will fall apart mid-twerk at the student union. Let's face it: the fashion industry doesn't pay too well for those who are just starting out, and student loans only go so far. Yet I have a wardrobe full to the brim (and I mean to the brim, plus three large drawers dedicated to yours truly) with amazing clothing. How, you ask? I think it's about time I share my shopping savvy with you!
I can’t lie for months I have been waiting for this collaboration, it’s like a dream come true. Felt I had died and gone to heaven… Just kidding, however this day was not for the light hearted, even though from my view it was calm and collective watching some videos on YouTube tell a different story.
Fashion Icons dare people in a way to try new things that might suits them better. In my previous blog I talked about the different hairstyles and how icons such as Marilyn Monroe and Lady Gaga challenged the society to try something different.
It’s all about the visuals in my opinion when it comes to fashion. For a customer to have high brand recognition the best way to capture it is through photography and videos. With the rise of social media marketing still photography are not going to cut it anymore as a 15 second video on Instagram can capture a story far better than a 5 hour long photoshoot. This thought that I had inspired me to write on my favourite fashion photographers. I tried to make it less of a lengthy read by writing everything in point form J
This Glam Rock, colourful, Ziggy Stardust of a collection shows us just why Pam Hogg brings such a crowd with her whenever showing her creations. The whole way through the catwalk, the crowd were whooping and dancing as the models come out in a range of clothes from a eye watering orange jacket at giant skirt with circular metallic buttons, to a geometric, multicoloured catsuit with fringe.
Where to begin with Elsa Schiaparelli…her collaborations, her introduction of irony in fashion, the materials she used, her philosophical approach, her imagination, the ground breaking designs and imagery she produced or the simple fact that she was Coco Chanel’s arch rival. Yet somehow Schiaparelli tends to take a back seat to Chanel at times when one is asked to name a historic figure in the fashion world of this era! However, not in my aesthetic eyes…