Just when we thought that New York Fashion Week was over and behind us, a verbal feud has broken out between designer Oscar de la Renta and New York Times writer Cathy Horyn. While the most recent development occurred just yesterday morning, it seems like this was a year in the making.
The bad blood might have started last year when Horyn left the designer off her list of must-see shows in New York, while younger brands like Alexander Wang and Prabal Gurung were mentioned. De la Renta then gave Women’s Wear Daily his reaction:
“It bothers me because I love my industry, and I love fashion. I think fashion is something of beauty and it really makes me mad when someone writes about fashion in a bitter way.”
Fast forward to this season:
De la Renta showed his spring 2013 collection earlier this week, and Horyn gave it mixed reviews.
“Mr. de la Renta is far more a hot dog than an éminence grise of American fashion. He opened his lively show on Tuesday with a red latex pencil skirt, a sleek ivory wool pantsuit and dairymaid lace. The models’ hair was streaked with war paint, and midway along, after bead-quivering jackets and neon-bright skirts, he sent out white lace with black pencil-like scribbles. It was wonderfully cantankerous, a good bit of window-dressing for the gooey stuff that followed.”
Finally yesterday morning:
Oscar de la Renta fired back with an open letter to the writer in WWD…
His most meaningfull quote is:“I respect and accept criticism because in many ways it does help us develop; I try to make my work better each time. What I do not accept is when criticism is personal. If you have the right to call me a hot dog why do I not have the right to call you a stale 3-day old hamburger? My advice to you is to abstain from personal criticism. Professionals criticize the clothes, not the people.”
PS1 Extra Large Leather Satchel
In MIDNIGHT BLUE it’s a leather flap front bag with metal tab closure, leather straps, handle and removable and adjustable shoulder strap. Logo jacquard interior lining. One interior compartment with leather trimmed inner zip pocket. Front compartment with zip pocket and snap closure. At $1.695,00
The design also comes in extra large at $2.350,00 which is actually my favourite!!!
In PURPLE RAIN it’s a python flap front bag with metal tab closure, python straps, handle and removable and adjustable shoulder strap. Logo jacquard interior lining. One interior compartment with python trimmed inner zip pocket. Front compartment with zip pocket and snap closure. At $3.645,00
In MIDNIGHT BLUE again it’s a python flap front bag with metal tab closure, python straps, handle and removable and adjustable shoulder strap. Logo jacquard interior lining. One interior compartment with python trimmed inner zip pocket. Front compartment with zip pocket and snap closure. At $3.645,00
THE PS1 SATCHEL COMES IN NUMEROUS SIZES FROM MEDIUM TO LARGE TO EXTRA LARGE & ALSO NUMEROUS COLORS.
BUT one of autumn’s favourite primary colors is blue & it’s several darkest shades: cobalt, midnight , navy, rain, cobalt etc.. When the autumn shows rolled out in February, it was clear designers hadn’t quite cast off thoughts of their upcoming summer holidays. An ocean of azure washed over the catwalks, making a bold statement for winter where elsewhere traditional autumnal hues of forest green, earthy burgundy and midnight navy dominated!!! So choose whisely..
The Christian Louboutin Spiked Marquise Clutch!!!!!!
Louboutin has many designs but not everything is designed for everyday use or every woman. He designs a dream to suit women who want to be edgier, sexier, dangerous. This clutch reflects that part of me.
Louboutin bags don’t get the best of the reviews (unlike Louboutin shoes).In my opinion they are different and unique. However, not all Louboutin bags are great designs but this one IS!!!
The price is a bit out of this world especially for a clutch but so is the bag itself!! I’d definatelly buy it!
The Spanish fashion house Balenciaga, presented its women’s fall/winter 2012-2013 collection through a fashion show in Paris Fashion Week 2012 in March. Balenciaga designer, Nicolas Ghesquière is seen to bring back the feel of the 80s in this collection. We can see clearly that Balenciaga fall/winter 2012-13 collection is more dominated by the classic design. The piece I picked out to obsses is a very special, original ankle boot… Check it out…
The price isn’t settled yet but no matter what everyone would pay any price to have this ankle boot in their wardrobe..