Sometimes a picture tells a thousand words, and a video, a million. Like H&M's spring trends video, which not only showcases a couple of H&M's fresh spring '12 looks, but also features an inside glimpse into the Swedish mega-brand's warmer-weather staples. To showcase the picks, H&M's head designer Ann-Sofie Johansson sends washed-out separates down the runway, explaining the silhouettes of the season. Words like "tailored," "neon," and "girlish" are thrown around a lot, evoking a kind of "Brights? In spring? Groundbreaking" reaction, but despite the familiarity, we're not complaining. Fash-geeks won't be shocked at predictions of a sporty spring, but we dig that H&M caught on to the neon colorblocking vibe that has currently been an obsession. And that white blazer at the 18 second mark? Never going out of style.
Kering, the luxury- and lifestyle-brand conglomerate formerly known as PPR, released numbers to recap January through June, and Saint Laurent Paris is having a banner half-year. “Sales…jumped 26.9% in the second quarter, with all regions posting high-double-digit growth,” according to Women’s Wear Daily. The read
When you think of the Sperry Top-Sider, boats and everything nautical probably come to mind. So, you'd expect the inspiration for their construction would have a sea-related bent to it, too, right? Not so, sailor.
While the iconic Sperrys were originally created for better performance and comfort for seamen, the read