Friday, February 27, 2009

I'm not over you...

I still find myself thinking of this FW2008 Balenciaga number!

There was a picture on Jak and Jil of Vogue Nippon's Anna Dello Russo wearing it, but I can't seem to find it right now...

Once I'm no longer a student, if I'm still not over it (likely), I will try to hunt this one down.

See what your genius does to me, Mr. Ghesquiere?!


Thursday, February 26, 2009

Recession, Luxury and Fashion

This TIMESONLINE.CO.UK article says that the global recession is actually a way to weed out the weak, i.e. only the best will survive, i.e. you better design something really amazing if you want it to be bought in these tough times.

Check it out!: Terence Conrad Says Recession Boosts Design

Also, the recession is apparently making luxe brand salespeople suck up a little to the mere mortals who walk into their stores...perhaps hoping that extra smile will get you to buy the YSL pumps you're kinda sure/kinda unsure about?

Read here: Snooty Service Falls Out of Style

Thoughts, readers?