Tag: Miu Miu

on nickel + allergies + the unfortunate combination of the two

What happens when you develop a physical intolerance to your wardrobe? On bondage gear fate and hopeless metal sensitivities, a taste of my latest piece, “Allergic to Fashion,” on the Style Con: “It appeared that my nickel allergy was (quite literally) itching to thwart my accessory style, namely my bondage gear, cc: harness collection, and hence, debilitating my layering game. But what does a fiend do in such an, okay, less literal bind when it...

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a sartorial superlative wish list for our collective 2014 future

It’s 17 degrees outside mid-Polar Vortex, and protesters in Kiev riot at the Square of Independence in what I perceptibly discern to be utter hell fire, just as nearly 100 people die of a terrorist attack in Nigeria and the world runs out of chickenpox vaccines. The gloom! The doom! Additionally, I just lost an eBay auction for rare Twin Peaks memorabilia, Justin Bieber is going to rehab, my iPhone is shattered, and it’s- gulp- Superbowl season,...

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public relations, november 2013

Are you currently residing in the People’s Republic of China? Do you subscribe to Self China? Do you read Vogue.com, or better yet, look at its conglomeration of Phil Oh-lensed street style photographs circa the proper noun that is Paris Fashion Week? If you answered yes to either question, congratulations, you can skip reading this as I direct you to something more worth your time, like NPR, or perhaps the Yohji Yamamoto section of Yahoo Japan....

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be a body // leather crop tops and frankenshort cut-outs

It’s not everyday that I choose to expose more traditional- read: socially acceptable- skin zones, but it is everyday that I parade bizarro peeks at my less “flavorful” bits. And seeing as my heatstroke summer, intentionally lacking in sun-drenched beach and pool days, is finally, hopefully, winding to a sweet, translucent, melanin-free close, what better way to finish out its last sweaty weekend than with two pieces of pensively [un]provocative attire? See: 1) a leather...

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feeling dotty

Perhaps spending the last week curled up on the couch seemingly coughing my lungs out, re: cold/asthma, left me feeling a bit dazed and, dare I say it, dotty, most especially considering the sun shining heavily on my feverish forehead, but was there ever a time that it was apt for me to mention feeling as such, and to exhibit it via that classic symptom of childhood pediatric care, i.e. via dots, than whilst viewing the above...

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