It’s going to be hard for major magazine editors to find nice things to say about this Chanel collection, but they will have to since Chanel is a major advertiser and no one wants to upset Karl. Luckily, I’m not under Chanel’s thumb and I most certainly do not depend on their advertising money, so I can be honest and say that this collection is DISGUSTING. And I’ve featured a record twelve photos of the collection so you can all understand exactly to what extent this show sucks balls.
Are you kidding me?!?!? There is nothing to love here.
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bubblegum pink crop top jogging suits with big holes in them. Did I accidentally click onto the Juicy Couture show?
Ok, full disclosure, there are actually quite a few pieces in this Saint Laurent collection that I would actually wear and enjoy (the leather jackets come to mind.) But I would never pay more than $200 for them, and that’s where the problem lies. This isn’t designer clothing. It’s tat picked up from thrift stores and styled on models who like like they hang out in the seedy pubs in Camden. I wonder if I’m simply too old to appreciate this, but I also know that there aren’t many twenty year olds who can afford $3,000 dresses that look like they are from Topshop. So who is this actually supposed to be appealing to? And more so, who is actually buying this? Because I’ve heard it is actually selling very well. Although I’m not convinced that’s a reliable fact.
Some of the cute leather jackets in this collection. But they don’t look designer – and they aren’t worth $4,000 – so therefore I loathe them, too.
school girl chic on girls who actually look like they are still in school.
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This Giambattista Valli show started out in a very lame way – boring outfits lacking flair and personality. But things got better with the appearance of some photographic rose prints and stunning, feminine tailored pieces – which re-affirms my belief that Valli is one of the best brands to emerge in the past ten years.
this red rose print.
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Despite the fact that I generally loathe Stella McCartney, I expect her to design some clothes that appeal to me – as we are both working mothers with young children and understand the need for stylish, practical clothing. So why does she fail so badly at this? Her designer tracksuits, knit pants, and horrible proportions simply do not look good. And guess what? Women in their thirties and forties (her target consumer) don’t want to look like slobs. Stella obviously missed that memo.
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a pretty tie dyed dress.
The outfits in this Givenchy show could be a lot of things. Some could be Valentino, others, Nina Ricci. There’s a bit of something Japanese or Belgian in there, and if we dug hard enough I think we’d see a whole bunch of other brands, too. But there is no Givenchy, and I am very confused. This is one very big mess of a show.
fur lapels and a nice mix of materials.
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