Friday, 27 July 2007

Ahoy, mateys??

News for my lovely readers on the other side of the Atlantic --

There is an exhibit entitled "Sailor Chic — Fashion's Love Affair with the Sea" at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich (yes, the one where the Cutty Sark is). It opened on Wednesday, and I've heard good things!!

Expect pieces from Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier, and paintings depicting the royal family in sailor dress, even posters from movies like "Anchors Aweigh" and "South Pacific".

See below for a little taste of what you'll get there.

Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (1846 portrait)
The Royal Collection, 2007, Her Majesty Elizabeth II

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Yves Saint Laurent's classic 1962 peacoat
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Vivienne Westwood pirate outfits
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Kenzo's take on nautical

So be sure to check it out, and don't forget to tell me what you think! Leave a comment, email me, anything!

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Saturday, 14 July 2007


For some reason, I've been listening to Beyonce's B-Day CD all day. I just watched the video for Freakum Dress.

That video would have been at least 10 times better if she had worn this:

Or this:

Or this:

(All Christopher Kane, obviously)

Hell, even this not-so-skintight stunner from Pucci would have worked: