This week the Fashion Hags talk about the beautiful hysteria that are Fashion Weeks. Twice a year, for Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter, the fashion capitals of the world explode in a frenzy of clothing, creativity, models, photographers and greed. How it all gets done once, let alone multiple times a year is a miracle!
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Let’s get into it! Catching up with us we talked about…
Seeing one of our all-time favourite podcasts live – THROWING SHADE!
A collage of Evan’s RBF from his Instagram pictures (made with love):
Katie’s super awesome spectacular blanket coat:
Evan’s Lookbook shoot, more images to oogle on his website:
Now! Let’s get to the meat of the matter – FASHION WEEKS!
FASHION WEEK ONLINE has all the scheduling and social media coverage
VOGUE.COM has high-res pictures of every look and reviews updated within hours of the shows happening.
A glimpse of what a fashion show used to look like – this one from the 1930s :
Fashion Weeks created the phenomenon of “street photography” of the most ultra-cool, fashionable, trendy motherfuckers known to the human race.
But it can get a bit ridiculous… That’s Tommy Ton (a Canadian!) on the left.
The charming, wonderful, genius of Grace Coddington (whose hair is full of fashion and cat secrets)
Some super duper important Fashion Bloggers:
Susie Bubble from Style Bubble
Bryan from Bryan Boy
Tavi Gevison when she was doing Style Rookie (now defunct)
Some of the most ridiculous and fantastic sets from Chanel shows:
The most recent Givenchy show for their Spring/Summer 2016 collection was done differently in a few ways, most notedly ticket sales were open to the pubic. Read a great article about it here.
Here is a shot of it’s unconventional location overlooking Ground Zero in NYC, co-directed by its Creative Director Riccardo Tisci and Maria Abramović
Hedi Slimane – too cool for “Yves” Saint Laurent. He gets the gas face, and so do his clothes. Blech.
Some of our favourite lesser-known labels from NY Fashion week:
That awesome raffia Burberry Prorsum coat Katie loved:
Palm Springs Fashion Week – featuring Tanjay, your mom’s favourite!
Abby was hate watching Scandal
Katie’s brain got broken by M.A.C.’s HAUTE DOGS line
Evan’s pieces featured in Your Future Magazine. SO EXCITING! AND PRETTY! and check out Fucking Young while you’re at it.
And a little extra link:
Katie’s awesome cards: The Least I Could Do