ABC of Fashion – Bikini

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The sun and serotonin are up, everybody starts showing off their legs, and the world seems like a pretty good place to live after all. It’s summertime, and the living is quite easy. Especially if you are chilling at the beach, or by the pool, wearing a bikini, drinking refreshing cocktail, and checking out everyone that passes across your vision field, looking for a potential fling you’ll remember your summer by.

Have you ever wondered why we don’t usually sunbathe naked, and how did these two-piece garments, also known as bikini, came to be associated with sun, beach, pool and fun?

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Dior Cruise 2018

Cruise shows, the most exciting shows after Haute Couture. Why do we love Cruise shows so much? Because they remind us that summer is very very near, the locations are remarkable and the designer’s creativity is on extremely high level. For its Cruise 2018 show, Dior went full Western.

The location was Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve in Calabasas, California. You know the place where that movie, Gone With The Wind, was filmed. Everything about this collection payed homage to American history, especially Los Angeles’ past. While wearing Lascaux Caves’ animal paintings on their bodies, Maria Grazia Chiuri’s girls invite us to play a game of cowboys and Indians. I’m in, would you join us?

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Edwardian era for British Vogue

From immigrating from Ghana to London to becoming the Editor-in-Chief of British Vogue, Edward Enninful has come a long way.

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Style Actually

Style. We all have it whether we realize it or not. But what exactly is style? How can we define something so simple, yet so complex?

There are many definitions by famous fashion people. Diana Vreeland said that “Style helps you get down the stairs.” Gabrielle Chanel stated that “Chanel is above all a style.” The great beauty Lauren Hutton may have said the most accurate definition for style : “Fashion is what you’re offered four times a year by designers. Style is what you choose.”

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Chanel Ready-To-Wear Fall Winter 2017/2018

Fly me to the moon, Chanel, and don’t take me back!

I always get excited about a Chanel show. It has it all, the clothes, the scenery, the music, the whole atmosphere is magical. But with this one, Karl outdid himself. I always wonder what will be the next theme, and what will the Chanel team now will think of, but I never possibly imagined that they will actually launch a rocket!

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Miu Miu Fall Winter 2017/2018

You meow meow, I Miu Miu!

This show combined two of my most favorite things in the world : Fashion and Hip Hop. Models walked on the beats by De La Soul, and I suddenly had the feeling that I was being transfered back in the late 80’s . What a time to be alive, huh?

With Miu Miu, it’s always fun fun!

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Gucci Fall Winter 2017

Praising the old while blending with the new, on 22nd of February in Milan, Mister Alessandro Michele outdid himself with the latest Gucci show.

Reinventing past trends and fashions and at the same time playing with color palettes so well, Alessandro helped Gucci gain even more customers and admirers. Working for an already established brand, season after season he takes his creativity to the next level, and gives us the chance to peek into his very colorful mind.

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Burberry Fall Winter 2017

Wait, is this Haute Couture or Ready-To-Wear? I’m confused…

The deconstructive collection had it all, pearls, feathers, nylon, lace, knit, wool, you name it, Burberry had it.

If the brand wanted to tell us they can do arsty, they did.

The show began with a very daring trench coat, succeeded by shirts with Mucnch-like portraits, Basquiat-like faces on sweaters, Elizabethan ruffle collars, metal capelets and statuesque outerwear. The bags were outstanding as ever.

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Alexander Wang Fall Winter 2017

With a collection as dark as a moonless night, Alexander showed us again that you can never own too much black. Making it his official color, it’s almost unbelievable how the designer plays with one particular color, season after season.

The party boy of Fashion with this collection tells us that there’s no after party, pants should follow the figure, over-sized jackets are still in and chains make the best bracelets.

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Dior Spring Summer 2017 Haute Couture

Welcome to Maria Grazia Chiuri’s Garden of Eden! Here fairies wear black, dresses are long and the bigger your headpiece is – the better.

Maria’s Dior couture debut is as magical as can be. Very beautiful, very romantic, very velvet collection.

See the full collection and feel the finesse of these marvelous manifestations of Fashion.

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