Haha! Thank you x
Haha! Thank you x
SHOPPING | New In
Whilst my excitement is still fresh, I thought I’d blog about a few of my favorite and most recent buys.
In the run up to the Childish Gambino concert I bought this small black bag to hold all the essentials such as my purse, keys, phone etc. In all honesty buying a small black bag has been way overdue on my shopping list, but I’m so glad I bought this one. This bag is from H&M and is £14.99.
Now onto my most prized possession at the moment, the black quilted sneakers. For months I had been swooning at the simplicity of the Celine sneakers and I soon as I these babies on the H&M website, they had to be mine. They’re not really my usual style of shoe and my own style is changing so much nowadays so I’m really excited to style these for Spring/Summer.
Have you been shopping recently?
#MFW | JEREMY SCOTT’S DEBUT AT MOSCHINO
“Tacky? or Genius?” was the first thing that came to mind as I sat front row (from the comfort of my own bed, mind you) at Jeremy Scott’s debut collection for Moschino at Milan Fashion Week. Moschino is well known for having fun on the catwalk but with Spongebob Squarepants coats and candy wrapper dresses, Jeremy has taken “fun” to a whole new level!
Scott has looked at American mass culture as his inspiration for this collection, sending down the models in Mc Donalds’ signature red and gold colour combo with the iconic golden arches. Chanel style jackets covered cow printed dresses and models were walking down the catwalk with Happy Meal style handbags. When going through the catwalk images on Vogue and seeing the clothes diverge into specific styles such as the Ode to Mc Donalds, the Spongebob clothes and so on, I almost saw our modern society encapsulated within this collection – I’m trying so hard not to sound like a pompous fashion-head but hear me out..
“The Ode to Mc Donalds” – Before even seeing the painfully obvious references to the fast food chain restaurant (such as the Happy Meal handbag), the colour scheme alone reminded us good ol’ Ronald McDonald. The power of marketing and advertising is greater than we imagine. Shortly after this we start to see trickles of Moschino’s signature style; black quilted bags with flurries of gold, moving onto something a little more “Ghetto Fabulous” with embellished baseball caps and du-rages, oh and that heavenly Moschino underwear set as worn by Jourdan Dunn. We then go onto what I’d like to call “Soft Bondage”, featuring a lot of black leather mixed with gold hardware pieces, possibly reflecting the 50 Shades phenomenon. When seeing the harnesses and belts emblazoned with the Moschino logo, it almost felt like it was trying to portray how sex is now viewed; that sex must be glamorous, raunchy and kinky. I thought it was quite comical how after I thought that, I saw images of the childhood icon that is Spongebob Squarepants – perhaps this could represent a generation become sexualised too early?. You probably think that I read way too deep into the collection and I’m dreadfully sorry if I sucked all the fun out of it – this is why I don’t have friends! *cradles laptop*
Personally, I think the collection serves its purpose; To put Moschino – a brand that has been dormant for years – back on the map. By producing a collection glorifying and manipulating icons of mass culture this collection will be and is currently the talk of Milan Fashion Week. By producing such a shocking collection Jeremy has ensured that not only will leading members of the industry be talking about this collection, but mainstream media and eventually mainstream consumers. I have no doubt that stars like Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus will be rocking a lot of Moschino this year and I can see a few accessories that would be perfect for a lot of editorial shoots as well as street style posts.
Love it or hate it, the point is we’re all talking about it.
DECOR | Home Offices
Whilst procrastinating, it occurred to me that maybe the true secret of productivity is to complete our mundane tasks in a wonderfully chic space? I don’t think I’ll mind staying in all day, doing coursework and writing essays if I’m in any of these beautiful offices.