Architecture: Get Inspired
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Architecture: Get Inspired

Architects are similar to fashion designers in many ways both in manner and contextually.  Their job is to create something visibly attractive by shaping form, manipulating materials, and controlling color.  They create art that is made to be worn or to be lived in, and they often take inspiration from many similar outlets.  Nature, sex, culture, music, … Continue reading

Designer Focus: Balmain S/S 2013
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Designer Focus: Balmain S/S 2013

Balmain hits menswear right on the head with their simple, chic, basic garments.  They’re also able to construct their pieces in ways that match so well with a number of other pieces they make.  Simply said, Balmain has amazing utility!  Excellent jackets, wonderful shoes, and great pants! Here are some select pictures from their lookbook … Continue reading

American Luxury Retail: Why is It not as Relevant?
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American Luxury Retail: Why is It not as Relevant?

8/9/2012 By J. A. Crane The major labels of the American fashion industry are staples of the iconic American style that the world knows very well.  We have made denim and leather daily additions and reinvented styles that are older than our nation.  However, American luxury fashion just doesn’t have the same impact as foreign … Continue reading