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futuregrand … sass & bide collection trunk show

Posted in fashion by wideawakethoughts on September 22, 2009

Last night the girls and I attended the sass & bide SS10 Futuregrand collection preview. Borrowing from the past with references to the Argentinian Gauchos, old is fused with new and decorative metals, defined silhouettes and hits of high gold and chrome make this collection live up to the hype from last week’s London Fashion Week runway show.

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sass & bide 2010 Spring Summer

Posted in fashion by wideawakethoughts on September 20, 2009

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images courtesy of www.londonfashionweek.co.uk

Acne SS09/10

Posted in fashion by wideawakethoughts on September 18, 2009

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Cult Swedish label Acne makes my heart flutter with its androgynous cuts and effortless cool. I splashed out and purchased a pair of their Generic Girl jeans and have hardly taken them off.

Last night I came across photos from the SS0910 collection – incredible. The pieces are other-worldly and unpretentious, yet fused with elements that make each piece commercially viable – proof that dipping into the mainstream isn’t always selling out.

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The hardware on the jeans is RAD – it seems there are few boundaries when it comes to reworking denim. Ripped, faded, embellished, and now armoured …