So… this jacket ($495, from Vintage Art and Goods)… good find on Etsy or best find in the history of all jackets ever?
Mark this date. It’s the first time I ever clicked on a Facebook ad. Not a fan of sports jerseys (or sports in general), which is why this literary tee collection from Novel-T, including the Charles Darwin jersey ($24.95), is kind of cute (as is the one for Hester Prynne, with a big A on the breast.) How would it go down during the pre-game prayer, I wonder?
They say there’s nothing new out there (not sure if that applies to Etsy or, like, you know, the world) but I’m really digging this creative chain-link scarf ($58) from Etsy vendor Yokoo. Warm jewelry!
But would it kill the model to smile?
Ha ha, just kdding. Pretending I’m old and bitter and wondering why young people don’t smile more. But come on. You’re stylish AND cozy!
This just in: H&M’s next designer collaboration is with Marni. This might be the one worth lining up for.
Well this is just odd, especially as the thermometer dips at a steady pace across the city. A Montreal ‘College’ sweatshirt ($210. Wait, $210? Really?) from Acne. Perhaps its ironic, a la Urban Outfitters or Busted Tees-esque. Or maybe it’s all relative – Montreal may just be a tropical paradise, even in January, when you’re in the middle of a pitch black permanent midnight in Stockholm.
Or, and this is my favourite explanation, it’s an acknowledgment of Montreal’s fantasy island status, its Never Never Land atmosphere where no one arrives anywhere on time and instead of growing up people just ride unicycles and play drums in the park and bring their own 40s to ridiculously cheap gourmet dinners.
Swedes are so smart.
Love love love what Montreal shop Citizen Vintage is doing for Halloween – putting together eerily accurate costumes inspired by Hollywood movies. Not only will you look both in character and fashionable, these pieces will work in your wardrobe well after October 31. (Unfortunately, the same can’t be said about your sexy Marvin the Martian costume. Also, what?)
Group costumes are always fun for halloween! Heathers is one of my favourite teen movies particularly because of the awesome outfits Veronica and the Heathers wear! All you and your friends need to achieve the Heaters look are some cropped blazers, plaid skirts, bright coloured tights, and a croquet set!
I’ve gone as a Heather for Halloween. And yes, I was red.
So this is from the Versace / H & M line out this November (not sure on the price, could go either way – deep discount after three weeks or sold out then jacked up on eBay). I’ve had good luck with Viktor & Rolf’s well-tailored, heart-themed line for the Swedish chain (though I still have an unworn lady-tuxedo in my closet). I waited in line for Comme Des Garçons and came out the better for it, with jodhpurs, perfume and polkadot shirts that made me wonder why I needed CDG’s designer line at all. I tried to find something I liked at Lanvin, but couldn’t justify one of those poufy dresses, not even for the laffs.
But here lies the problem with designer-for-all collaborations: that dress is ridiculous. I think we can all agree on that. It’s so jolie laide you kind of want to take it home and let it live in your closet, and wear it to prove how your extreme hotness can withstand even shapeless slips and leopard-print sequins. But can you imagine showing up to a party wearing this – and not being the only one? You’d have to play ‘twinsies’ all night, and you’d have to laugh it off to avoid seeming like a diva or, god forbid, high maintenance, but really you’d just resent the hell out of the other woman, not because she stole your look but because she exposed you as unoriginal. How mortifying.
Wait, am I being overly dramatic? I don’t know. I am shuddering just thinking about it.