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Monthly Archives: September 2009

T.U.K_2I remember way back in the mid 80s when my cousin made his transition into Rocker-hood +always wore creepers …. actually, I think he still does!

I love them + have been a fan of them myself from way back and am happy they’re back!

Emma Bell (featured pics above) featured T.U.K.‘s  Mondo Creepers + Sneaker Creepers @ Vienna Fashion Week following their appearances @ Charlie Le Mindu + Ziad Ghanem in London.

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SWATCHSwiss fashion/jewellery maker SWATCH shakes up the world of traditional watch making with the launch of its SWATCH CHRONO AUTOMATIC COLLECTION.

The debut collection lauches on the 15th of October + consists of 5 sporty models offering stylish looks, rugged design + precision timing.

Each of the 5 models in the collection features:

  • a molded plastic case;
  • disc-shaped windows in the crystal glass case back present an unobstructed view of the fascinating mechanical movement within.
  • New self-winding ETA Caliber C01.211;
  • A fifteen-jewel 3Hz movement with a 46- hour power reserve.

The CHRONO AUTOMATIC wrist watch challenges the more conservative market – Swatch’s inventive + creative designers have wrapped the inimitable Swatch look + feel around a new self-winding movement – putting assured chrono automatic performance + extraordinary style within easy reach of adventurers all over the world!

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To celebrate the 2009 CreArt Collection, Swatch and its partner Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS are giving away a Billy the Artist Morning Glow watch!

Become a fan:

SWATCH US (Facebook)

http://www.facebook.com/SwatchUS

&

BROADWAY CARES (Facebook)

http://facebook.com.BCEFA

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TSB_Plastic Nature_1Airy Sleeveless Shirt, Tree Print Tee in Milk, Hybrid Culotte, and Knot Bracelets by NAMI

English Leather Wide and Kangaroo Skinny Knot Belts by Robyn Black
Darcey Flats by Preston Zly.
For more on PLASTIC NATURE: An Installation Collaboration for NAMI NYC, go to The Signet Bureau’s blog!

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Breath Mint Anyone?

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There’s something about the fall season that brings both calming and chaotic feelings. As we kiss our wild summer nights goodbye, we say hello to late night study sessions and longer days in the office. As New York Fashion Week closes and we’re trying to catch up on the latest collections, London Fashion Week kicks off. This week’s round up of Links à la Mode from Independent Fashion Bloggers embodies a little bit of everything in an effort to give you a breather in between the deceiving calm that comes with fall. We’ve got runway reviewes ranging from Fashion Pulse’s take on Tory Burch to Fasshonaburu’s humorous experience at the Snuggie fashion show, and Style Amour rated the top five most disappointing Spring 2010 collections. There are also a few new DIY’s worth checking out, especially the Maison Michael bunny ears post from Monoxious. Last but not least, make sure you check out Ashe Mischief’s scando-style post on Sarah Von of Yes and Yes on Dramatis Personae.

By the way, if you haven’t checked out the IFB Dress Up Soiree & Evolving Influence Panel recap, click here.

Links à la Mode : September 24th

  • A Typical Atypical: Make me a… 20’s flapper girl – vintage outfits for the modern girl
  • Aysha’s Rabbit Hole: Watch the accessory madness
  • Bobbins And Bombshells: Musings on the history and significance of red lipstick
  • Broke & Beautiful: Bored with the same old nude pumps? Elle shares some architectural ones to covet, instead
  • Clutch 22: DVF ss10 Cleopatra in the 21st Century
  • Decline Designs: Looking Forward to Fall at Decline Designs
  • Dramatis Personae: Sarah Von of Yes and Yes shares the secrets of Scandinavian Style
  • Fashion Hippo: To Trend or Not to Trend? Fall 2009 trends contemplated
  • Fashion Pulse: Up close and personal at the Tory Burch Spring 2010 presentation.
  • Fasshonaburu: Alyssa goes to and reviews the hilarious Snuggie Fashion Show during NY Fashion Week!
  • Friend in Fashion: More milage from your fashion dollar. Tube skirt, 6 different looks
  • Glamoursplash: They don’t make ’em like this anymore; the beautiful mermaids of Busby Berkleys Footlight Parade
  • Idiosyncratic Style: If fall’s hottest shoes belonged to a clique
  • Independent Fashion Bloggers: The IFB Dress Up Soiree recap… photos and more!
  • Monoxious: How to make your own Maison Michel Lace bunny ears!
  • Prom Mafia: DC Fashion Week embraces white after Labor Day and shows beauty comes in all colors, shapes, sizes
  • Retro Chick: Win a Lulu Guinness Cameo City Tote
  • Style Amour: Spring’s 2010 biggest Misses – the top 5 most disappointing NYFW shows
  • Sweet Fuzz: Win the gorgeous Gemma necklace (worth $155 dollars!) from Twisted and Beautiful, featured on Bravo’s NYC Prep
  • The Coveted: Buckled and Booted… essential boots for Autumn
  • The Fashion Planner: How to make a T-shirt Lei Necklace; plus enter to win one!
  • The Sideshow Scrapbook: Review about the “Ones to Watch” catwalk show at LFW

CUBIC COLLECTIVE Rufus Green 'Powers & Lightning' and SSSKC 'Dollars Nor Cents'

Hot on the racks @ Cubic Collective is the first drop of the new Spring/Summer collections from our favourites Rufus GreenPowers & Lightening + SSSKCDollars Nor Cents.

So, what are you guys waiting for?

Check it out now!

CUBIC COLLECTIVE

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As promised, here’s the latest on THE IMMORALIST …

Here are the pics from the after party which took place at ‘The East Rooms‘ and which featured performances by Ex Lovers & Ali Love + DJ sets by Disco Bloodbath and Gutterslut.

Recap:  The denim items were a result of the collaboration with Firetrap and will be exhibited then auctioned @ City Hall in order to support the Mayors Fund For London.  So if you happen to be in London town @ about that time + you’ve got some spare dosh, take a look at the capsule collection and support this really important charity!

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