Rise and shine kiddos. For the past few weeks, I’ve been working on this video. Last night, after 6 straight episodes of Game of Thrones, I finally finished. I took a few of my favorite fall 2012 collections and animated up right nice. They’re not necessarily my top collections from all over but they’re all great. Press play, hope you like it.
1. Derek Lam
2. Prabal Gurung
4. Band of Outsiders
5. Marc Jacobs
6. Mary Katrantzou
10. Alexander McQueen
12. Dries van Noten
Song Credit: Bossa Nova Baby, Elvis Presley
Dominique Francon is the heroine of The Fountainhead and seems to be the only woman in the world made for the protagonist and architect Howard Roark. Likewise, he seems to be the only man for her. You know, it’s funny, both Howard and Dominique have this contempt for people around them. They feel like nobody measures up to their own personal standards of design or of life. Yet somehow, they’re both lovable. Dominique is admirable because she realizes that in life she has nobody to answer to but herself and doesn’t have to worry about how others value or judge her. Once she picks that up, she finds total and utter happiness. She’s right you know, who gives a shit?
1. I’m the best ever
Shirt by Sass and Bide, pants by Gianfranco Ferre, shoes by Versus
2. You’re all crap
Jacket by Cushnie et Ochs, shirt by Preen, skirt by Band of Outsiders, shoes by Jonathan Saunders
3. Whatever, y’all don’t know meee
Dress by Nicole Farhi, shoes by Peter Pilotto
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So what happens to the kid who spends his dreams where the wild things are? He grows up to wear Junya Watanabe, duh. We all know the book and some of us enjoyed the movie, although, I don’t count myself one of those that enjoyed the film. After being punished for running around the house in his wolf costume, he imagines a world entirely separate from his bedroom and comes across the wild things. The wild things crown him the king after he stares them down and they dance all night long (all night lonngggg, all niggghtt). Soon though, Max misses his home and is back in his room. You know any kid that can pull off a wolf costume and be crowned king of the wild things would have some sick style and would wear his favorite jeans and sneakers over and over. Right brain for the win.
1. I’m king of the wild things
Sweater by Loden Dager, coat by Rag & Bone, jeans by Junya Watanabe, converse shoes
2. Let the wild rumpus start!
Coat by Band of Outsiders, shirt by Paul Smith, jeans by Junya Watanabe, converse shoes
3. I wanna go homeee
Coat by Gilded age, shirt by Band of Outsiders, jeans by Junya Watanabe, converse shoes
Fair credit: This post was Kristina's idea. We went to college together, she writes for Gawker and if you think I'm snarky…you should meet her and her friends. SNARKTRONS.
All images from VOGUE UK.
Good Monday morning to you all. Holden Caulfield was the very first post I ever did on Textbook. Somewhere down the line it got added into my tag line and now it’s kind of a thing. I haven’t styled him since the original post on 9/1/09 so here we go again. For those of you who don’t have a solid idea of who Mr. Caulfield is, I encourage you to read The Catcher in the Rye and get wise. But for our purposes, just imagine he is a bitter Upper East Side 16 year old aching to get out of his poor little rich boy life. What up #WHITEBOYPROBLEMS.
I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving! Don’t judge me if I post a bunch of pictures from my holiday later.
1. Pencey Prep
Jacket, shirt and tie by Band of Outsiders, pants and shoes by Billy Reid
2. Callin’ out Phonies
Coat by Robert Geller, sweater by Dries Van Noten, jeans by Gilded Age, vintage bag/shoes
3. Chillin with Phoebs
Jacket by Michael Bastian, sweater by Paul Smith, pants by Alexis Mabille (random, I know), double monks by Robert Geller (or from his show anyway)
All images from GQ
Everybody knows Tink, she’s the loveable, somewhat sarcastic and overall bitchy fairy from Peter Pan. Like most people unable to express themselves, Tink becomes wildly jealous when Peter starts paying Wendy attention. Shocking. Anyway, she also is the one who allows Peter and his cronies to fly with her magic pixie dust. There’s not much else to say because as I mentioned…everybody knows who Tink is. Enjoy.
1. Wendy is so trampy
Dress by Alexander Mcqueen, shoes by Erdem
2. Hanging out in Neverland
Dress by Band of Outsiders, socks and shoes by Meadham Kirchoff
3. Think happy thoughts
Dress by Christian Dior, shoes by Rodarte
All images from Vogue.