Tag: Wearable Art

Kids Drawings on Dresses and Bejewled Headphones: Dolce & Gabbana Milan Fashion Week FW 2015

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So, Dolce & Gabbana dedicated their show to mothers during Milan Fashion Week. They also featured a dress with children’s drawings and the most gorgeous headphones you’ve ever seen. These headphones are fit for a Queen!MARC0848MARC0272MARC0315

Sincerely,

“Fashionably-Late”

Malinda Knowles

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A Graffiti Chanel Backpack for $3400

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Grunge. Graffiti. The 1990s. and Chanel? Really. Yes, Chanel has again jumped on the graffiti bandwagon for Spring 2014. It’s an interesting play on colors but for $3400? Label whores who do anything for a label might easily fork over the money for this but I would say if you really want a backpack like this, do it yourself. Make a fun art project out of this at home.

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Don’t get me wrong, I’m enjoying the creativity, colors and grunginess of it all but I just can’t get with the pricepoint. After seeing those Chanel boots from the F/W 2013 show, I am just not enthralled with the graffiti backpack. Are we wearing backpacks these days anymore anyway?

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“Fashionably-Late”

Malinda Knowles

 

Funky Street Style, Grunge, Punk and Pop Art on the Runway during NYFW FW 2013

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So, grunge, punk, pop art and New York street style walked the runway during this past New York Fashion Week.  Jeantrix, Tumbler & Tipsy,  Ashton Michael and Jeremy Scott all gave us funky street style, embracing New York for Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2013. They all combined funky street style with grunge, goth, punk rock, art or pop art images while fully embracing city life and taking their imaginations to another level.

Jeremy Scott fully embraced color, specifically neons, with major inspiration from pop art.

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Ashton Michael’s “Black Heart” Collection gave us full New York City chic grunge shown at Conair Style 360 New York Fashion Week.

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Jeantrix, originally from Philadelphia, has always embraced the pop art theme. Check out the multicolored leather jacket on the male model in their Lucid Dreams F/W 2013 Collection Fashion Film (featuring their version of the Harlem Shake).

Also shown at Conair Style 360, some funky punk rock looks from Tumbler and Tipsy.

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Interesting and creative stuff from these designers. Shop the Funky Street Style Look here.

Yours,

“Fashionably-Late”

Malinda Knowles

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Wearable Art Inspiration: Proenza Schouler Graffiti Bag

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I’m totally on to this new bag from Proenza Schouler’s PS1 Collection. Take thisĀ graffiti covered bag to the streets with some leather pants, sneaker heels and one of those skull shirts and jewelry from Alexander McQueen. Check out some ideas to mix and match in my Funky Street Style collection here.

Yours Truly,

“Fashionably-Late”

Malinda Knowles