Tsumori Chisato 2009-2010 Fall-Winter & Spring-Summer Collection x Shu Uemura

Tsumori Chisato is one of the numerous fashion designers I like today. She has this unfathomable creative juice–mixing  cartoonish ideas & high fashion altogether–that I really envy and crave for! I really, really love her bold, playful prints that do not go overboard. Her collections are audacious yet  wearable, albeit most would only fit a woman-girl of my age–at max. 😛

Tsumori Chisato 2009 2010 Fall Winter Collection

Her Fall-Winter collection mainly consists of multicolored printed tights and tunics, inspired by The Little Prince with the presence of stars and other whimsical storybook  prints and characters (do I see little twin stars here? 😛 ). Some colors are bright and shiny, while others are subtle sans losing its edge. I like this collection and  found it really cute, bubbly and uplifting! View more of the collection.

Tsumori Chisato Spring-Summer 2010

On the other hand, I got mixed feelings on her latest Spring-Summer 2010 Collection. Of course, Chisato’s signature prints are still the highlight of the whole collection, albeit it’s a tad bit subtler this time around–more like a Japanese painting. Also, notice how breezy most of the materials are. Texture, drapes and frills are conspicuously present in some of them. View more of the collection.

However, speaking of which, I really do not like this kind of draping:

Tsumori Chisato Spring-Summer 2010 - Draping FailTsumori Chisato Spring-Summer 2010 - Draping Fail

It kinda looks like an undergarment, more like a  loose diaper.  It reminds me of Balenciaga‘s fall collection that fell short on my expectations — this one in particular. 🙁

Tsumori Chisato Spring-Summer 2010 - Sleepwear?

Not sure if this one’s a sleepwear. It really looks like one! Unlikely to be a suit. I really wanna snug to fit in these, whilst tucked in a very comfy mattress with uber-soft Egyptian linen sheets having my fashionista dreams. 😛 I wouldn’t think of wearing this outside, lest people may think I just came straight from the bed! 😀

Tsumori Chisato for Shu Uemura

In case you haven’t heard, the Japanese designer has teamed up with Japanese cosmetic brand, Shu Uemura, for the latter’s Little Prince collection:

Shu Uemura Little Prince Collection x Shu Uemura

The collection consists of palettes, a highlighter, mini brush set, lipsticks, make up bag and studded false eyelashes in its shiny, shimmery packaging.

I’mma include this palette on my Christmas wishlist:

Tsumori Chisato Limited Edition Planet Cat Couture Palette

Tsumori Chisato Planet Cat Couture Palette

A limited Edition Couture Compact palette that contains 3 Pressed Eye Shadows (Black Glitz , Shiny Silver, and Copper), 1 cream eyeliner (Black Purple), 1 cream highlighter (Gold Iridescent), 1 blush (Apricot Pink), and 2 dual-ended applicators (wide tip/narrow tip and cheek brush/liner brush)-Shu Uemura USA

Has a royalty damage of $65. Available at  Shu-UemuraUSA.com.



Fall 2009 Fashion Trend Report: Biker Look

Whilst most of us (consider me as one) are aching to see The September Issue, a documentary featuring the devil in Prada herself, Vogue’s EIC Anna Wintour, let’s take a breather for a  moment on the latest trends conquering the runways these days! 🙂

I featured 3 haute collections before from Marc Jacobs, Lanvin and Balenciaga, where Parisian style, ruche, brocades and boudoirs dominate. Truly, I miss hitting the spot that fierce yet chic biker look is oh-so in fashion this season! Here’s a closer look:

All from Style.com

Balmain Fall 2009

*Balmain for Fall 2009. This monochromatic garb is overall casual with white blouse, cropped skinnies, and girly pumps. Chained biker jacket adds spunk to this smart casual wear.*

Charles Anastase Fall 2009

*Charles Anastase for Fall 2009. Unlike Balmain above, Charles Anastase surely pulls off quite a statement with fur neckpiece, leather vest and woven cardigan topping it off with a statement tee and a pair of  skinny jeans. Tan platform leather boots is absolutely ferosh–something to love about this ensemble!*

Gucci Fall 2009

*Gucci for Fall 2009. Gucci appears to be ravishing and scintillating with its leather cropped jacket, shiny button-down shirt, and glistening tapered(?) pants. Look is slickly finished with peep-toe shoes for footwear.*

Jean-Charles de Castalbajac Fall 2009

*Jean-Charles de Castalbajac for Fall 2009. Red is flaming hot this season, and Jean-Charles de Castalbajac screams scarlet with this multi-zipline leather dress. I’m hearting the hair and the studded shoes. Absolutely winner garb!*

Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2009

*Jean Paul Gaultier for Fall 2009. Extreme biker chick in stud, leather and fringe encapsulates this ensemble from Jean Paul Gaultier.*

Rick Owens Fall 2009

*Rick Owens for Fall 2009. Rick Owens calls for a more futuristic look applying geometrical cuts on this nonetheless leather dominated wear.*

Rodarte Fall 2009

*Rodarte for Fall 2009. One word: SUPER! This ensemble from Rodarte melts my heart out! Ultimately tinged in ecru, the woven scarf, embellished top, gloves, loop fringed skirt, and thigh high leatherwear are just well put together! This is something to lust die for! 😛 *

Biker Jackets: Save, Spend & Splurge!

Here’s some of super yummy dark leather finds to choose from! 🙂 (more…)



Topshop Kate Moss Autumn/Winter 2009 Collection Launches Today!

Kate Moss Topshop Autumn/Winter Collection 2009

Yes, you got that right. Topshop Kate Moss Collection for Autumn/Winter 2009 launches online today.

Love her or hate her, it’s Kate Moss. Seems like our supermodel darling is equipped with Midas’ Touch, as everything she dons suddenly turns into gold becomes a trend!

Going back, you can now check some of fabuloso pieces of the present collection, which includes lovely Faux Fur and Mohair Jackets, plus this oh-so-gorgeous Jacquard Bandeau Dress in gold that I super duper like! Can’t wait for it to hit the stores, starting this August 27th!

Here’s a sneak peek at the latest Topshop’s Kate Moss Collection!

(All Images from Topshop.com)

Kate Moss Topshop Autumn/Winter Collection 2009 Stripe Weave Dress

* Kate Moss wearing Stripe Weave Dress – I couldn’t find this in the catalog, but it surely looks nice! *

Kate Moss Topshop Autumn/Winter Collection 2009 Faux Fur Jacket

*Kate Moss wearing Faux Fur Jacket – Fret not, ‘coz there’s animal justice on this ala-80’s pièce de résistance. Might put a tiny gash on the wallet at £120, but worth the spend ‘coz it could really pull off a ferosh ensemble in an instant!*

Kate Moss Topshop Autumn/Winter Collection 2009 Triangle Stud Kaftan

*Kate Moss wearing Triangle Stud Kaftan – This chiffon tunic dress in classic black gives us another option to own another cult piece. Price at £85. *

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