Lights, Camera, Action! Hot Chocolate’s sixties hit "I Believe in Miracles" brightened the room as the show started off with swimwear such as plunging, space-dyed maillots for women, and super-short swim trunks for men in psychedelic citrus shades.
Key Takeaways: The show was full of references to nature, such as water-blue chiffon dresses, floral-print suits and jackets in earthy colors.Domingo also succeeded well in doing what he does best–couture gowns–as well as suits for women and edgy jackets for men. Overall, Joseph Domingo’s show was one of the top highlights of SFIFW.
Silhouettes: In swimwear, plunging maillots for women and supershort trunks for men; Fitted skirt and pantsuits for women; boxy jackets for men, worn on a bare chest; deep-V dresses for women; flouncy cocktail dresses with tiered prairie skirts or accordion pleats for women. We loved the thoughtful details, like the green "leaves" that made up the sleeves of this dress:
Accessories Report: Necklaces and bracelets made of clusters of resin beads; silver dagger necklaces (one of which Domingo himself wore); flower-shaped costume jewelry; glass beads. Models wore their hair long and loose.
One way to turn heads:
Photo Credit: Ling Kong
October 31st, 2005
Part I of Style Intelligence Report’s guide to Men’s Lightweight Jackets, brought to you by the request of Mat.
We’re splitting up this article into two sections because of the large number of great jackets we saw out there while perusing the racks. In this post, Part I, we present the best Casual jackets. In Part II, we’ll bring to you the best in semiformal jacket options. Happy shopping!
The quintessential fall weather jacket, with versions found at BR, Gap, Express, etc. year after year after year. Basic, but functional. The selling point? It works with everything in your wardrobe.
CK Jeans Bomber Jacket | $98 at Macy’s
What can we say, we just love the look of bomber jackets on men (and women, for that matter).
What’s great about this jacket? The oversized pockets (good for storing your keys, wallet, iPod, cell phone..), the drawstring waistline, the stand collar, and the tailored seamlines.
Track Jackets are the New hoodie, remember? They’re great for a sporty, youthful look. Plus, they’re comfortable. We like the contrast striping on the arms on this jacket–a nice alternative to the standard across-chest striping.
We love the architectural look of this streamlined motorcycle jacket. The front zipper is slightly offset and the two side pocket zippers are intentionally uneven for a distinctive look. If your style is a little off the mainstream, this jacket is for you!
This jacket feels very 1970s chic, but in a good way. We appreciate the contrast collar, the shoulder yoke, and the color (we heart Green). And hey, quilted jackets are Hot right now.
Classic Americana, and it can be Yours for well under $100! This coat stays true to the original, with the tabbed collar, soft elastic at the cuffs, hem, and chest pocket, side slit pockets, epaulets, and of course, the Members Only logo patch.
October 31st, 2005