Archives for September 15, 2009

{iStyle} NYFW SS10 Day 4

This was a good day of collections. A very good day. If you want to look through photos of an entire show, I suggest picking one or more of the designers below. We’re still pondering how designers all manage to interpret their inspirations so they end up designing with the same color palette or the same “it” silhouette. So far, the theory of a fashion overlord has been proposed (which Sasha likes to think is Anna Wintour.) On to the shows…

Araks – All the pieces in the little Araks collection look like you could live in them. To be honest, I never paid much attention to the brand until now. The rich coloring gets me. I’m taken with the deep rusty red. All the garments are so preppy in a unique way. It’s like a brighter, well-edited, richer j.crew. [Read more…]

{iStyle} NYFW SS10 – Day 3

Do you ever wonder how and why it is that designers happen to come up with the same stuff at the same time? I mean, how do they all come up with shorts or the color orange all in the same season? Ok, my pondering aside, it is now obvious that there is a dominant color palette for Spring/Summer 2010.

ADAM – Mixing casual pieces with something fancy. Everything is practical and wearable on its own, but when styled as in the show, it is much more interesting. I think that was what made this show good, because whatever theme or inspiration the designer chose (supposedly Kenya) didn’t come through much. [Read more…]

{Bookworm} Hothouse, Margot & the 9 Plants of Desire

Image by Sasha H. Muradali. All Rights Reserved 2009.

Earlier this summer, I had the pleasure of reading this amazing book called Hothouse Flower & the 9 Plants of Desire by Margot Berwin. The story is about an AD executive named Lila who ends up going on the adventure of a lifetime in the Mexican jungle: panthers, snakes, karma, some fruit and of course men. [Read more…]

The Apocalypse: Facebook launches @ replies and TwitFace

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The Facebook @ replies are up and running. Can you taste the Twitter envy coming from the white and blue land? There are some mad green eyes coming from Mark Zuck. and his gang for as we’ve seen over the past few weeks , Facebook is getting a makeover… [Read more…]

{Tickled Pink} Imagination rules the …

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Imagination rules the world.

– Napoleon Bonaparte

Copyright © 2009 SashaH. Muradali. All Rights Reserved.