Platinum shoes, bespoke jeans and a tearful goodbye to Marc Jacobs at Louis Vuitton.
It used to be that I could pick a software developer out of a lineup, as their attire would scream “I live in my parents’ basement and haven’t slept in days.” Today, these same “tech geeks” are taking over the high-end fashion world.
And while the men of the world are cleaning up their style, women are taking theirs to the dirty South. Once considered a fad, it looks as though “grillz” are becoming an increasingly popular trend among women. Check out some of the female celebs who are jumping on this fashion statement.
Another fashion statement: Matching your hairstyle to your outfit. According to Uniqlo, every outfit deserves a different style.
It’s that time of year when the auction blocks are fired up and people are spending large sums of money all over the world. Last week, it was one of the largest diamonds in the world. Coming up next: Hollywood icon memorabilia. Yep, you, too can own Marilyn Monroe’s X-rays.
…and while some collect memorabilia, others collect rare shoes. If you have about $95,000 lying around, you can own your own pair of platinum stilettos by House of Borgezie.
If that’s a bit out of your price range, try Alexander McQueen’s Pearl & Metal Block Heel Sandal at a mere $5,000.
Perhaps you like to collect makeup instead? M.A.C. has announced its newest collaboration collection for spring: Proenza Schouler.
Want something more customizable? Bespoke jeans are all the rage now with some costing up to four figures a pair. The trick to the investment? Never gain weight — ever.
Speaking of “workouts,” check out the Face Bra. That’s right… I’m not making this up. At risk for freaking out my other half at bedtime, I’ll stick with the pricey serums and eye creams.
Goodbye Paris Fashion Week — and Marc Jacobs
If you paid attention to not just the clothes but also the models themselves, you would have noticed that some of the ladies in these clothes looked downright ghastly. Find out what one model’s “diet” was for 10 days before the show.
Also extremely noticeable this year: Going braless with a sheer shirt. Although I’m guessing this is ill-advised in the Washington, D.C. area, these shirts can definitely be worn with a feminine cami or if you’re daring, a beautiful bra.
And now for the major news that has left not a dry eye in the very haute couture fashion house of Louis Vuitton. Marc Jacobs has said goodbye to his design days there, ending a very long and successful era for the major label. See his very last collection here. Need a trip down memory lane? Check out a retrospective of his career here.
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