Casual Look

Casual Look

Balmain slim jeans
$1,060 – stylebop.com

Prada flat oxford
$950 – saksfifthavenue.com

Prada perforated shoes
$950 – neimanmarcus.com

Chanel black bag
$3,450 – madisonavenuecouture.com

Cartier white jewelry
$16,377 – watchesonnet.com

Chanel fragrance
$105 – nordstrom.com

Butter London summer nail polish
$14 – nordstrom.com

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2012 Graduation Fashion Show

The guests of honor for the fashion show: Sarah Burton, creative director for Alexander McQueen and Phillip Treacy, milliner, took the stage on Thursday May 5th at 7:00am in the Cannery.

-for makeup and skin:

The trend emphasized lip colors. They only did one point makeup. The lip color is vary impressed. Which colors are deep orange and deep red colors.

Dewy and pure skin with deep lip colors:Tangerine deep orange and neon color. It is one of 2012 spring collection trend colors

Top of picture by Academy of Art University Graduate Fashion Show

Bottom of picture by Jil Sander spring 2012 rtw

Q. How do these trends relate to the apparel and accessories?

-They did not use many kinds of accessories in the runway show. They only are with sunglasses, cap, bangle, neck lace, and gloves. But it is not a lot.
-Using a few accessories. It would be emphasized their designs and draping. It is very related to apparel and accessories.

Q. Based upon your research, the material in this course, and your own observations, identify which of these runway beauty trend will be volume drivers for 2013.Explain the reasons for your choice.

-In my opinion, these days, we did not make up too much.

We just look like one point make up. For example, focused on eye or lip with vivid colors.  A few years ago, smoky eye make up is very popular. However, today, skin type is more popular dewy and pure than blush or bronzer. It looks like neutral. So, it would be popular to next year. Now, we are more focusing on lip colors, But, for next year, it would focus on eye may up with neutral skin tone. Fashion people do not like an old-fashioned ideas. We want to change and try something. Also, we should follow the whirligig of fashion. However, we can not change everything at one go. Right now, we are following one point make up. So usually, changing trend comes around every four or five years. That’s why it would be follow the trend to next year.

Runway pictures by ASTONISH

Fashion-related event : Fall 2013/14 trend forecast presented by trend union

Trend Union is a trend forecasting service that works with a multitude of companies as a consultant, developing trend books, giving seminars, and producing magazines.

Trend Union has three offices in the fashion capitals of the world, New York, Paris, and Japan. They are an established company in a modern era with over 1000 fans on Facebook and over 700 followers on Twitter.

Trend Union is the company that told the world in 2009-2010 that water was a rising trend, then again in 2010-2011 that birds and the idea of freedom would become increasingly popular, and yet again in 2011-2012 they said that eco fashion would be on the rise. Their forecasts have aided students, designers, and artists all over the world.

During the presentation, Linard described trend forecasting as a way of curating fashion, and putting things together in a new way. The rest of the presentation entailed Edelkoort’s research for trends for 2012-2013

My summary about the presentation

– I attended the fall 2013/14 trend forecast presented by trend union on Monday April 30. They presented about fashion and style trends for fall/winter 2013-14. It was details silhouettes, colors, patterns and lifestyles for the new season.

First of all, I felt Romanticism, the way we feel too.

The trend would be Romanticism with very dark.They showed many kinds of themes like Melancholic, Lyrical, Germanic, Folkloric, Poetic, Shamanistic, Frenetic, Poetic, Floral, and etc. one of most impressive themes Folkloric. It looks like natural and patterned with Red color. Especially, I liked the colors, which are orange and mustard. It was very harmonious with this trend. 

Also, 2013 main color would be white. It feels sadness. On the other hands, it would be as dark and as light for children colors.

It was very great time.

 

pictures by myself and google

Source: thefashionculturalist.com

Autumnal tints

Autumnal tints

Jil Sander satin evening dress
£293 – theoutnet.com

Tom Ford leather jacket
€5.695 – ekseption.es

Rebecca Minkoff peep toe booties
$325 – rebeccaminkoff.com

Alexander McQueen antique gold jewelry
$495 – forwardforward.com

AMOUAGE fragrance
$305 – bergdorfgoodman.com

RGB nail polish
$16 – tenover6.com

MY INSPIRATION : BEVERLY SEMMES’ SURREAL INSTALLATIONS

I would like to introduce one of my favorite artist. She gave me inspiration by the works.

Just I want to share with you guys

Artist Beverly Semmes has shown her work in museums all around the world. She first won attention with her monumental dresses and other large-scale clothing that powerfully invoked the female body and touched on gender and feminism.

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If you want to see more of her works here

www.beverlysemmesstudio.com

Lovely Girl

Lovely Girl

Marni cotton jacket
£689 – farfetch.com

Proenza Schouler short shorts
$395 – kirnazabete.com

Reed Krakoff high heel shoes
$795 – net-a-porter.com

Chanel woven handbag
$4,812 – matchesfashion.com

Gucci pyramid jewelry
$1,295 – net-a-porter.com

Chanel lipstick
$32 – bergdorfgoodman.com

Chanel fragrance
€61 – pret-a-beaute.com

Spring Casual Wear

Spring Casual Wear

T by Alexander Wang cotton t shirt
$210 – lagarconne.com

A.L.C. slim fit pants
$465 – matchesfashion.com

ASOS leather flat shoes
$64 – asos.com

Prada shopper handbag
£1,020 – flannelsfashion.com

Cartier watch
$6,207 – watchesonnet.com

Cartier jewelry
jewelry.1stdibs.com

Ray-Ban ray ban sunglasses
$109 – ray-ban.com

Do’t miss it: The School of Fashion Graduation Fashion Show Events

Illustration by Gladys Perint Palmer.

We are just one week away from the Graduation Fashion Show and Awards Ceremony – and we’ve got some other amazing events lined up to kick off the festivities! Be sure to mark your calendars for the following events – you definitely don’t want to miss them.

Wednesday, May 2nd
9:30 – 11:00 AM
School of Fashion Symposium with Guests of Honor
Morgan Auditorium – 491 Post Street
Gladys Perint Palmer, Executive Director, hosts a discussion and Q&A with Dr. Elisa Stephens, President of the Academy of Art University; Simon Ungless, Director of the School of Fashion; Guest of Honor Sarah Burton, Creative Director of Alexander McQueen; and Guest of Honor Philip Treacy, milliner.

Thursday, May 3rd
3:00 – 4:00 PM
University Friends and Family Fashion Show
The Cannery – 2801 Leavenworth Street
The University Friends and Family Fashion Show, hosted by the School of Fashion, is open to all students and faculty from the Academy of Art University. Transportation is available through University shuttles.

http://www.fashionschooldaily.com

Guest post by Rachel Ambasing

One amazing thing about fashion styling and photography is that a person can communicate their aesthetic in a manner that transcends all language barriers. So even though I don’t speak a word of Korean, I’m still an avid fan of editorials styled for W Korea — even during times when the dreariest of trends reigns, this magazine always comes through with bold color, and this month’s shoot was no exception:


all images via www.wkorea.com