I love Springwise - the trends mailout I get every week - mainly because the items included are really clever.
Today they feature an article about a brand new fashion forecasting App called Trendstop. I love an App too, only today I downloaded one that counts all of the calories I eat in a day - yeah, its not nice!
Trend forecasters can charge a lot of money for yearly predictions (around $4000 a year for analysis) Trendstop now have a free iPhone (Android and Blackberry) App which lets you monitor the latest looks from catwalks and the like. According to Springwise:
Coverage includes daily trend reports, news and photos from fashion shows from around the world, and runway schedules and event guides.
Check out the App here Great idea!
Wednesday, 17 March 2010
Posted by loveyoumore at 10:05
Cardboard design agency Paperself have branched out (natch) into paper eyelashes which come in finve designs. Each representing different Chinese symbols peach blossom for love, horses for success, peonies for happiness - there are two more too.
You can get smaller versions for your lower lashes, find them at Luna and Curious on Brick Lane
Posted by loveyoumore at 05:59
Monday, 15 March 2010
I'm really keen to see some more exhibitions, so when I read about the brand new David James 'Out of Print' exhibition I just had to drop it in a post. The former AnOther Man and current AnOther creative director has put together this digital exhibition - Exhibiting mixed media works by acclaimed creative director David James in chronological order, the show illustrates a considered engagement with technology within James’s design practice, particularly in relation to the fashion advertising campaigns for Prada.
From what I can gather this is an interesting look at how advertising has evolved to catch up with digital innovations - hence why the exhibition is a limited oeriod web based show:
“As digital media becomes the dominant media, I want this exhibition to mark the beginning of a new way of working for the studio. Our practice is no longer focused on two-dimensional representations, but all possible dimensions” – David James
The McQueen campaign will be featured as well as Dior and Prada work click here to take a look the show opens March 16 and closes on 1st May 2010
Posted by loveyoumore at 13:37
Sunday, 7 March 2010
Twitter was on fire with Viktor & Rolf tweets, model Kristen McMenary walked out onto the catwalk wearing layers of clothing which were three times her body weight. Viktor & Rolf then came onstage to remove one piece of clothing at a time, dressing other models in the individual items.
Kristen was stripped down to her nude bodysuit and V&R started the process again.
Viktor & Rolf say
"This time around, we want to show that something can be both wearable and extreme at the same time. It goes beyond a mere idea; it is literally ready for production."
Ultimately, you can't help thinking this show will be remembered more for the spectacle than the clothes.
Posted by loveyoumore at 11:06
The boy and I are off to LA in a couple of weeks. I've been before but not for a while when I was a student at UCLA, let me know if you have any shopping tips or must sees!
In the meantime, I thought i'd create a montage or my favourite Los Angeles looks from lookbook.nu
Posted by loveyoumore at 10:32
The BAFTAs are over, which mean I chose a dress - it was one I already owned - and I got my hair did.
I thought i'd show you the rubbish pics I took below.
Big thanks to Pimps & Pinups for the hair do, interestingly it lasted two days (I slept with it in) so I got to go to the i-D Christopher Kane Party at Shoreditch House with a hot hairdo.
Tropical plant not included!
Extremely shaky picture taken in my 5 minutes I got to dash back to the hotel and change pre- BAFTA dinner and party..
Unfortunately the Acne dress was too big so I have to send it ack - quite nervous I've left it too long now, eek.
Posted by loveyoumore at 10:23