The Girl with the H&M Line

H&M Dragon Tattoo collection It’s not the most obvious homage by fashion to film, but you can’t blame H&M for trying. With the release of the English-language version of the Swedish film The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo imminent (although a later Jan. 12 in Australia), those in the Northern Hemisphere can also step into … Continue reading

Swans strong

Untitled Snow White (2012) Costumes by Eiko Ishioka Giles spring/summer 2012 As the first images from the “Untitled Snow White” project were unveiled this week, Miss Prescott couldn’t help but notice a striking similarity between one of the costumes and one of the recent spring/summer 2012  collections… Lily Collins vs Giles Deacon Swans became the … Continue reading

Gatsby strikes again!

Gucci glamour Spring/Summer 2012 Miss Prescott has already mentioned the Great Gatsby style on the catwalk at Ralph Lauren. But it seems the 1920s trend is only going to get bigger until Mr Luhrmann’s movie comes out next year. Here is another selection of spring/summer 2012 dresses inspired by flappers, Art Deco and one Ms … Continue reading

Gatsby hits the Catwalk

Ralph Lauren Spring/Summer 2012 Spring/Summer 2012 collections  We can blame Baz Luhrmann. Shooting on his 3D update of The Great Gatsby has barely begun, but already its heady 1920s style is hitting the catwalk in rabid anticipation. At New York Fashion Week’s spring 2012 collections, none showed this particular trend as specifically to the 1974 … Continue reading

Lovin’ Lanvin

Lanvin Fall 2011 Directed by Steven Meisel Just another reason to love Mr Elbaz. One, two, three, four…!

Miu Miu’s Muta

Miu Miu: The Women’s Tales #2 Muta Directed by Lucrecia Martel Following on from Zoe Cassavetes’ first instalment, part two of the Women’s Tales has arrived. This time around, Argentinian director Lucrecia Martel takes us aboard a deserted showboat in Paraguay that has more than a touch of the Mary Celeste. But the void is … Continue reading

Something Else entirely

Something Else SS11/12 Directed by Lorin Askill Designer Natalie Wood has ventured into moving images with the first fashion film for her label, Something Else. She called upon Lorin Askill to take directorial duties, and the result is a beautiful, stark and slightly unsettling short film, largely thanks to the spartan soundtrack and mirrored landscapes. … Continue reading

Buffalo Boy

Eliza Cummings vs Neneh Cherry “Buffalo Stance” House of Holland Pre-spring 12 Directed by Mariano Vivanco Despite being just a tiny, wee thing in the 1980s, Henry Holland has made a career filled with homages to the Decade Taste Forgot. (Miss Prescott witnessed it in all its fluoro-glow glory, and thus is certified to make … Continue reading

Mulholland Drive still sparkles

Naomi Watts & Laura Elena Harring in Mulholland Drive Jan Logan: Mulholland Drive collection There’s something a little spooky happening in Australian fashion. First Therese Rawsthorne based her Fashion Week collection on David Lynch’s TV series Twin Peaks (more on that another time); now Jan Logan‘s latest fine jewellery collection takes its inspiration from his … Continue reading

Ungaro’s bewitching hours

Emanuel Ungaro (by Giles Deacon): A/W 2011/12 Cinq à Sept Directed by Ruth Hogben Much has been made of Emanuel Ungaro’s quote, “I dress mistresses, not wives,” in light of Giles Deacon’s A/W 2011/12 collection, his second for the label. The saucy lace pieces often left little to the imagination and Deacon is generally deemed … Continue reading