Blanco takes us on a trip back to 1950′s Americana with collection that features much of the colour palette that figures into spring 2011‘s take on nautical fashion.
If Closed could have their way with you, they’d have you wearing denim everyday. Their Spring 2011 collection is focused securely on upcoming trends, with pieces ranging from bell bottoms and capri cuts to the ever popular skinny jean. We wouldn’t possibly recommend you wear jeans daily but slipping in a few pieces from the new Closed collection couldn’t hurt.
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With the resurgence of flared jeans comes a bevvy of denim brands looking to put forward their interpretations, and ensure they have something to fill the space. Gap seem to have nailed the aesthetic pretty quickly: smart, dark denim, a long leg with slender thigh and flare from the knee; and a overall 70s influence.
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Modekungen haven’t really dubbed these their ‘indulgence’ shorts, but I have. There’s something about taking two fabric trends and fusing them together in such a way that seems nothing short of indulgent. Contemplate it: a leather outer with shearling lining and trim paired together for a winter look that mightn’t keep you warm given both the leather and shearling are of a very unindulgent synthetic…
Should you find yourself with a sudden desire to be walking through the Catacombs of Paris but with little chance of immediately satisfying said desire then these Alexander McQueen skull print leggings may prove to be the next best thing.
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Looking for new denim to add to your spring / summer 2010 wardrobe? You’ll have innumerous pairs of denim shorts, no doubt, but ensure that amongst them sits a quality pair of high waisted denim shorts. They remain a summer essential for this year and the foreseeable future.
Aside from being named after pirates – which for me is reason enough to love them – these shorts by Secret Squirrel successfully tread the sometimes-treacherous waters between short-shorts and hot pants. Made from textured fabric and with a contrast hem, I can imagine these working in many situations where perhaps other variations of hotpant may fail. Spotted over at The Grand Social.
The reaction to Wrangler’s super cheeky hot pants was mixed. I’ll wager that the reaction to A.Y. Not Dead’s ripped hot pants will be less so. To put it one way, I think most might prefer to play it safe with A.Y. Not Dead’s patched jeans; certainly the styling with a cropped tee does little more than pigeonholes the look.
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