Friday, 26 November 2010

Yael Aflalo Reformation Launch


Yael Aflalo was born in LA in 1977. After attending the University of California, and the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, Aflalo began designing clothing. She would use unique pieces of reworked vintage Levis for her frist 'collection'. Fashion buyer Jon Eshaya noticed Aflaola and encourag3ed her to create an entire collection. The reformation with Urban Outfitters involves two things, the first of the two is taking vintage clothes, cleaning them taking them apart and then reforming then into a new garment, the second is creating new garments out of vintage fabric. If Yael has one crazy idea she is urged to try it. The companies current collection has a very dark colour pallete, although the colour pallete may not appeal to everyone the colours chosen really compliment the style and silhouettes of the garments. Lots of florals and biker style pieces appear in this collection, the range also includes lace and silk dresses starting at $58.00. Since the Reformation collection made an appearance at Urban Outfitters sales grew by 10.6% to $266 million at Urban Outfitters.

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Student Protest

Students filtered out of universities and colleges across merseyside to take part in student protest. People looked on from the side line taking photgraphs and gave the students an appaulse as they marched through the streets. At this point I knew it feels the best when your involved.

Sunday, 21 November 2010

T4 stars Talk Fashion

Gok Wan and Pixie Lott take to the stage to talk to presenter Rick Edwards about some of 2010's biggest fashion diasters. Known for making a statement in what she wears, an impersonation on Lady Gaga's 'Meat Dress' came on stage and was described by Gok as the most hideous thing he'd seen.

Saturday, 20 November 2010

Make over maestro Gok Wan

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People turned out in their hundreds to watch merseysiders strut their stuff in a High street versus High end catwalk face off. Gok took on Boutique owner Brix Smith-Start who dressed his models in high end labels.
Fashion guru Gok also delievered his verdict on his love for scousers and the engergy they put into the clothes they wear.After the show Gok tweeted, "Wow!!! What a show liverpool! Thanks for being my home for the week! I've had an amazing time meeting all you wonderful scousers! Kisses! X". All I can say is 'Wow' Gok is one true fashionista.