CARA DELEVINGNE FOR GIVENCHY

OKAY. We all need to talk about Cara for Givenchy.

I know a lot of people in the fashion industry dislike her, for, y’know, having a personality beyond a brick wall, but fuck them all, I love her. She have given me so much inspiration by being a personable, energetic model, that likes to have a laugh. She also has my exact measurements, where I’ve struggled to meet “agency requirements” over the years. Models like Cara give me an really loving hope for the modern fashion industry.

Cara bleached her eyebrows for Givenchy SS15. I mean, almost every model did. But Cara’s ‘thing’ is her eyebrows. They are huge, they are rebellious, they do what they want – just like her. And in that show, they are non-existent. And she looks fucking amazong. She looks high fashion, she looks edgy as fuck, she looks incredible. Appreciate.

A woman’s known feature does not make the woman; she is so much more. In the words of Kenneth Parcell, “this mess is gonna get raw like sushi, so haters to the left.”

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shoes i need (but cant have)

I’m in between jobs at the moment. The future looks bright, but for the next month, I’m living off of not very much money at all, which is pretty sucky. Unfortunately, I have a pretty bad addiction to online shopping. So, during the next month, I’ll probably be posting these kinds of posts a lot: things I want, but can’t have. My blog will be my ‘poor broke girl’s’ escape. Hope you guys are ok with that!

So, I’ve linked the shop links to all of these amazing shoes.


From Solestruck

The Jeffrey Campbell Spike Stinger in Clear/Silver: Totally in love with clear plastic on shoes. I’m not overly sure how comfortable it would be for an entire day, but I’m keen to try. Plus I love flatforms. My 5’7 stature makes me short as a model, so flatforms make me feel awesome. Studs also make me feel awesome.


Jeffrey Campbell Soiree: A mid-height (just over 4 inches) heel that won’t kill your feet is always awesome, but the style (single strap over the front of the foot, another around the ankle) is incredibly popular and on-trend right now. This shoe gives something different though – rather than slim black straps, the front strap is thick and plastic, and the heel is lucite. I love lucite.


Jeffrey Campbell Float: A peeptoe jelly shoe that looks somewhat like you’re standing on your tippytoes, because of a strange rectangular lucite heel? Best. I also love the hell strap, rather than it being a closed in shoe. I love these so much it hurts.


Jeffrey Campbell Alameda: Did you mum make you wear those awful velcro/buckled sport sandals when you were young? Yup. These are about one trillion times better than those. The platform means the incline isn’t huge, so you can wear them all day. These are totally 90’s and are totally perfect if you’re going for a more gothy, chunky version of sport-luxe.


From Novo

 Jayson Boot: This cowboy-esque boot is super simple and basic while still remaining interesting. I’m thinking this is gonna be my new ‘everyday’ boot.


Hume boot: They remind me of old combat boots I bought years ago, except they have a small heel. I used to love those boots, and I think I’d love these because they are a heel you can wear all day, everyday. I love those types of heels.


from SSENSE

 Givenchy Black Corinne Strap Wedges: The on-trend strappy sandal is a bit scary for me, I normally wear boots. So these Givenchy strappy wedges are a perfect medium ground. So beautiful.


Alexander Wang Noemi Heels: similar to the Jeffrey Campbell Alameda’s above, these are perfect fit for the sport luxe look with a more gutsy edge. Mesh, velcro, eyelets, and suede. You might have noticed that I prefer black shoes over anything else. I think I love these because they are so detailed despite being ‘just black’.


and also, also: BABY BAMBI. i’m aware it’s not a pair of shoes BUT LOOK AT IT. EEEEEEE THE CUTENESS.


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pfw favourites pt 3

Part trois.

Highlights:

  • Yohji Yamamoto – God Yohji is amazing. Drapey furs and wool, with reds, blues and purples. I love that subtle chain in the one white coat, and the plaits with the khaki looks, too.
  • Givenchy – It looks really soldier-like, very like old world tough leather they wore under armour. And with the detail on the silk singlets, it looks medieval! I really love this collection for that reason, it looks tough, warrior-esque, with a hint of lace and silk.
  • Yves Saint Laurent – Tulips, leather trim and chainmail. I do love leather clothing of all varieties, so the high necked leather shirts should really be in my closet. I’m not generally a fan of belts for unnecessary reasons, so although I dont mind the look in the show, I wouldn’t be able to pull it off without feeling uncomfortable. The chainmail is my favourite part ever. I’d wear that chainmail dress everywhere. Just for shock factor.
  • Jean Charles de Castelbajac – Jean-Charles is my spirit animal. I always love his collections, and this one is no different. There are no highlights of this collection for me: the entire collection is one big huge highlight. Be right back, sowing eagles onto the shoulders of my dresses.
  • Alexander McQueen – BIG FLUFFY LOVE LOVE VISOR FLUFF. I don’t care what anyone says, Sarah Burton is doing a fucking awesome job, and I love her. How amazing are those silhouettes at the very end.

pre-fall 2012. WARNING: BAD LANGUAGE/RADICAL IMAGE HEAVY.

These collections are just so. goddamn. insanely. awesome. Prefall collections this year have made us weep tears of joy (and our bank accounts tremble in fear). I hope I never become rich, because it’s all gonna be blown on Givenchy, Issey Miyake and Balenciaga. Like, all of it.

Check this shit out, if you haven’t seen it already (because we’re lazy with blogging aka we’ve been out drinking too much instead):

BALEN-FUCKING-CIAGA

ISSEY FUCKING MIYAKE

MICHAEL FUCKING KORS

and last but certainly not least, our personal favourite, GI-FUCKING-VENCHY

So all in all: YEAH. We’re almost looking forward for summer to be over so we can wear leather pants, incredible deconstructed coats, and leather gloves up to our elbows. Speaking of what we wear, (its nowhere near as cool as the previous pictures) SWTC have a few collaborations in the pipelines. Keep a lookout for collabs with a number of local photographers and designers! If you haven’t already, like us on Facebook, and our insane ramblings will be delivered STRAIGHT TO YOUR NEWSFEED. We know, crazy right.

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