Just Kids – AnOther Magazine F/W 2002/2003 ‘Adolescents’ by Terry Richardson Styled by Venetia Scott


Models: Susan Eldridge, Celine, Douglas Wenz, Jeisa Chiminazzo, Rob Sand, Amy Decker, Sintia, Zachary E, David Joachim, Eric Cumming, David Morrance & Jimmy Sheehan

Is youth wasted on the young?
I love this representation of youth from this early millennium issue of AnOther Magazine. These models are a bit cool – cooler than I remember my teenage years, but I imagine a nostalgia for such a group as these laid-back, well dressed kids.













Tank Volume 7 Issue 7 Spring / Summer 2013 ‘World of Interiors’ by Jeff Hahn Styled by Nobuku Tannawa with Kirsi Pyrhonen


Model Kirsi Pyrhonen stars in this story, entitled ‘World of Interiors’ for Tank’s Spring / Summer 2013 issue. ‘World of is photographed by Jeff Hahn and styled by Nobuku Tannawa, the story features Kirsi in Spring / Summer 2013 looks from Christopher Kane, Prada, Christian Dior and more.

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Style Scrapbook: Psychedelic Daze


It’s summer, and I’m eager to take a weird trip with out of the box prints, holographic metallics, decadent jewels, and accessories that are a bit surreal… Psychedelic inspiration is easy to find in trippy colors, off-beat works of art, and especially in vintage imagery — the summer of love can provide endless ideas, perfect for summer festivals, or every day demonstrations of peace and love. See below for some great inspiration and clothing and accessories that you can shop now to get the perfect psychedelic look.


*Gucci Cruise 2014 Printed Top
Paisley printed top from Gucci Cruise 2014
*Johnathan Zawada
Johnathan Zawada
*Marijke Koger-Dunham
Mariljke Koger-Dunham
*Melting by Nick Knight
‘Melting’, Nick Knight

*Vogue Hommes International S:S 2006 Kate Moss by Bruce Weber
Vogue Hommes International S/S 2006 Kate Moss by Bruce Weber

*Mixte May 2009 by Ben Weller
Mixte May 2009 photo by Ben Weller

Style Scrapbook:

Psychedelic posters and graphics set the backdrop for Clover Canyon’s melting floral prints, Somewhere Nowhere’s hologram clutch and Shakuhachi’s paisley booties.


Scrapbooked items – where to find
1. Zoe and Morgan Amethyst Opal Antique Star Ring $1,170 at zoeandmorgan.com
2. Venessa Arizaga Tijuana Hangover bracelet $275 at venessaarizaga.com
3.Jil Sander Brooch $230 at yoox.com
4. Corto Moltedo ‘Python Splash’ clutch $1,037 at farfetch.com
5. Alberta Ferretti S/S 2013 bag
6. Clover Canyon Floral-print jersey top
7. Yazbukey Key Ring $105 at colette.fr
8. Shakuhachi Gypsy Riding Boots $240 at shopbop.com
9. Somewhere Nowhere Small Hologram Clutch $62 bengtfashion.com
10. Foot Traffic Rainbow Swirl Tights $18.00 foottraffic.com
11. McQ Alexander McQueen Mineral-print cotton-blend faille skirt
12. Erickson Beamon Modern Moghul Stud Earrings
13. ban.do good time color riot hair comb $300 at shopbando.com
Mara Hoffman Pow-Wow cut-off one-piece $275 at bonadrag.com
Calla Blue Chow Dog T-Shirt $170 at avenue32.com

Other items I have found to be irresistibly groovy ;
Sophia Webster Flamingo Vinyl Lace-Up Bootie £485.00 sophiawebster.co.uk
Kormelitz Rococo Fuscia Earrings £426.00 at kabiri.co.uk
Marni Daisy-print-cotton-twill and knitted top $349 at theoutnet.com
Marina Makaron Original Sin silk scarf $200 at mmmakaron.com
Fred Butler Colour Stud Headband $345 at bengtfashion.com
Mary Katrantzou ‘Kal’ Printed Leather Skirt $2,705 at brownsfashion.com
Kurt Geiger Carvela clutch $120 at kurtgeiger.com
ME&ZENA ‘Rainbow’ heart ring $58 at farfetch.com
Anonyme Jewel Fairy Tales Earrings $209 at luisaviaroma.com
A-Morir by Kerin Rose Dreamcatcher Sunglasses $400 at condemnedtobefree.com

*Polly Apfelbaum
Polly Apfelbaum

*Sebastiaan Bremer
Sebastiaan Bremer

Ready to wear fall winter 2013 Sophia Webster London February 2013
Sophia Webster F/W 2013 Unicorn Handbag

*Takeshi Murata
Takeshi Murata

*The Yardbirds, Little Games, 1967, France
The Yardbirds, Little Games, 1967

Travess Smalley
Travess Smalley

*Sienna Miller in Camille
Sienna Miller in Camille, 2008

+ Sites that are great for psychedelic inspiration ;

Vogue Nippon March 2006 ‘Dressed in Innocence’ by Carter Smith Edited by Joanne Blades with model Lily Cole


Doll-faced Lily Cole is perfectly cast in this editorial from Vogue Nippon’s March 2006 issue. Lensed by Carter Smith and styled by Joanne Blades, who dressed Cole in light and airy youthful pieces from Miu Miu, Comme Des Garcons and Dior – paired with masks, knit hats, headbands and other fun accessories Lily plays dress up on location at a stately country home.

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Trend-spotting F / W 13.14 ; Type and Rebellion


The influence of Punk has been found in all areas of fashion, majorly due to the fact that the Metropolitan Museum of Art has chosen it as the theme for the yearly costume institute. There were a mix of different interpretations on the Fall runways — one being graphic / punk-esque slogan t-shirts. Whether with abstract letters spelling out in-your-face text – as Jeremy Scott’s ‘Rescue Me’ jumper — or a design that’s more subversive and sequined — Ashish presented a top reading ‘i’m having a shit day thanks’ — typed out tops are sure to be a major trend for the coming fall. It’s a great way to channel that punk attitude without feeling like you are donning a fancy dress costume, and these pieces can surely be conversation starters. Or, in the case of the aforementioned Ashish shirt, perhaps a conversation avoider —

Here are some more examples of rebelliously  inclined graphic t-shirts from the international runways ;


From Left – 3.1 Phillip Lim, House of Holland, Moschino Cheap and Chic, Jeremy Scott, Central Saint Martins M.A. Ryan Lo, KTZ

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Ashley Williams F/W 13.14 at London Fashion Week

*Cynthia Rowley

Detail of a look from Cynthia Rowley’s F/W 13.14 presentation in New York


From Left – Jeremy Scott, Maison Martin Margiela, Libertine, Central Saint Martins M.A. Ryan Lo, Ashish, Versace, Devastee

*Jeremy Scott

A t-shirt on Jeremy Scott’s runway in New York


An embellished top from 3.1 Phillip Lim F/W 13.14

Ready to Wear Fall Winter 2013 Ashish London Fashion Week Feb 2013

A sequined slogan from Ashish in London

Vogue Italia June 2007 ‘Pure Wonder’ by Ellen Von Unwerth Styled by Victoria Adcock with Olya Ivanisevic


Floating above the streets of Paris hanging on to the strings of colorful balloons — this dreamy concept came to reality in this story by photographer Ellen Von Unwerth in a 2007 editorial for Vogue Italia. Balloons and Paris are major components of these fashion photographs, evoking a definite sense of ‘Pure Wonder’

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Vogue UK Nov 2005 ‘Cruising’ by Jason Schmidt Styled by Charlotte Stockdale with Jessica Stam


Jessica Stam poses aboard a ship at anchor in scenic Vancouver for this nautically-inspired story from British Vogue’s November 2005 issue. Photographed by Jason Schmidt an edited by Charlotte Stockdale this story is a classic when it comes to sea-faring style.












One Million Hearts: Fashion Unites for Haiti


The CFDA and fashion Designer Donna Karan teamed up for a project for Karan’s charity Urban Zen called upon american designers to fashion their own paper mache hearts donated by DKNY to be sold as a part of
their auction on eBay ‘One Million Hearts’ for Haiti
— the resulting hearts were not only for a great cause, but happened to be pretty fabulous.

The hearts were all crafted by Hatian artisans, whom supporting is a big part of what the foundation does. The personalized hearts will be auctioned on eBay, the auction ending on May 2nd. I highly recommend checking out the creations and if you are feeling charitable bidding
on one from your favorite designer.

You can also see the exhibition / explosion of hearts decorating Urban Zen’s beautiful West Village store.

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Some of my favorite designers were included in this project, and I was so glad to see their hearts helping Haiti. Here are a few of my favorites, even though they we’re all fantastic ! You can check out all of the clever designs here on ebay’s fashion for Haiti store.

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Peter Som, Eugenia Kim
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Vera Wang, Nicole Miller
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Erickson Beamon, Fenton
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Cynthia Rowley, Adrienne Landau
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There are other ways to contribute to the Urban Zen Foundation — you can donate, volunteer,
become a social media ambassador, join the campaign and more online at Urban Zen’s

tweet about this great cause
@urban_zen @cfda @ebay and use the hash tag #fashionforhaiti

Psycho Killer: Stolen Girlfriends Club’s Provoking Prints


Stolen Girlfriends Club: Dead End collection
AW 2013 NZFW

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Stolen Girlfriend’s Club’s ‘Psycho Salmon’ print is an elusive pattern, one that seems
playful at first but at a closer glance reveals itself to possess a bit of darkness.

From far away it may be difficult to guess what is depicted on the New Zealand based brand’s
Fall 2013 Frocks, but zooming in will reveal not abstract elements, but ‘fish cross bred with robots and humans.’

That may sound a bit intimidating, a print designed to ‘represent a post apocalyptic world that is unkind’ — a fish-robot-human hybrid, an artistic statement on where society is headed…but still,
it is a quite cute design. Splashed in amongst this collection which includes both
Menswear and Women’s wear, the textile read as a fun mis-match rather than an ominous statement.

I suppose that’s the trick, crafting a print that looks fun and wearable but is meticulously detailed — intriguing and interesting.

The Fall offerings from Stolen are available now to shop online — t-shirt styles and light dresses that floaty and easy — femininity pairs up with the raw edge and attitude of the collection, these are pieces that cool girls undoubtedly want to [and should!] wear. Plus, the Psycho Salmon make for a great conversation starter.

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Pyjama Future Top $250.00, High Flyer Short $276.00
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T-Shirt Dress $199.00, Ringer Tee $156.00
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Yard Tank $120.00, Julia Dress $360.00
Codie Young in the Psycho Salmon Print by Cara Stricker for the brand's Dead End Campaign
Codie Young by Cara Stricker for the ‘Dead End’ Campaign
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All Prices in NZD

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