Monthly Archives: September 2010

Art Crush – Natalie Shau

Ain’t no secret that I love the intersection of the beautiful with the strange.  Which makes the photo-manipulation and traditional work of Natalie Shau something that really hits home with me.

Check it:

Alice in Wonderland inspired works:


Photo works:

View: Works of Natalie Shau on Behance


Fold Layer Dress – Helmut Lang

Origami with drape.  It makes me love the asymmetric sleeves.

Available: Fold Layer Dress by Helmut Lang via

Marylebone Dress – Rag & Bone

Leather. Chiffon.  Like wearing a leather jacket over a cocktail dress without the fuss and bother.

Available: Marylebone Dress by Rag & Bone via

Pouf Sleeve Equestrian Jacket – Smythe

Pouf sleeve!  But what I really love is the leather patches on shoulders, underarms, and elbows, the inky blue, the cutaway front, and the three front pockets.

Available: Pouf Sleeve Equestrian Jacket by Smythe via

Iman Cuff Suede Booties – Ash

The sum of it’s parts make up for a kickass whole.

Available: Iman Cuff Suede Booties by Ash via ShopBop

Mara Leather Dress – Alice by Temperley

Leather sheath, perfect built-in belt, what is not to love?

Available: Mara Leather Dress by Alice by Temperley via Forward by Revolve

Bunny Necklace – Hillier London

Luxury-with-a-wink is something I adore.  White gold paperclip-like animal pendants with gemstone eyes?  Totally fits the bill.

View: Hillier London Collection

Biker Dress – Diane Von Furstenberg

Cripes, the fall 2010 DVF collection is killing me.  My latest love is the biker dress.  The snap collar and the piping on the elbows, yoke, shoulders and belt?  Dear Christ.

Available: Biker Dress by Diane Von Furstenberg via

Denis Gagnon for Bedo

I’m ambivalent about most of the pieces in this capsule collection, but, hot damn, the jacket with the contrast piping and zipper details, and shirt with the crazyass shoulders?  Kill me with the want.


Siwa Briefcase – Naoto Fuksawa

Paper.  Swear. To. God.  Flexible and water resistant.  I feel like I am living in the future.

Available (in-store only): Siwa Briefcase by Naoto Fuksawa via Mjolk in Toronto

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