4.06.2014

“Quick Update”

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Basically what you see above is what I’ve been up to.

Working on my new project since mid-year last year, a brand called “1993” co-founded by Andrea Claus and me.

We’re developing our second collection, and yes it has it’s bumps and humps, but it’s coming along smoothly.

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New outfits and photo diaries up soon, I feel like I’ve been away from this blog for so long geeez.

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Be sure to follow “1993” social media outlets:

Instagram: @ninety3some

Facebook: 1993

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All Pictures from 1993’s instagram feed. Little hints.

3.03.2014

“MBMJ FW 2014”

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Initial reaction:

A breath of karate chopping fresh air for Luella Bartley and Katie Hillier’s first season with the label. Their gang of anime gaming girls welcomed a reinvention of samurai and ninja influences, interpreted through the lens of youth culture. Funny, graphic branding mixed with elegant suiting, zig-zag sole moon boots, and handkerchiefs with a Misfits style skeleton smile. In true Marc Jacobs form, a list that reads all wrong but comes out looking extremely cohesive and exciting.

Music:

The theme music from the Alice in Wonderland film. We are so pleased to be down Katie and Luella's rabbit hole.

Set:

A plywood skate park. It still smelled of freshly cut wood.

High note:

Watching Marc Jacobs watch Marc by Marc Jacobs. The designer sat front row with Sofia Coppola, and stood and applauded the ladies when they came out to take a (modest) bow. Backstage, the two were giddy and flushed. Spotting Alexa Chung and Tennessee Thomas, Luella exclaimed, "the girls are here!"

Backstage:

Katie said the moon boots were for "Narc-y girls who stomp around." Marc Jacobs flew to London to see the collection and "took some things out, fiddled around a bit." Luella added that when the two sat down, they realized they had about seven collections they wanted to pursue. We can't wait to see them all. 

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Feature: Dazed Digital.
Pictures: Lea Colombo for Dazed Digital.