Saturday, February 6, 2010

there's something about miu miu.

Miu Miu's Spring '10 collection = so gawdy/so glamorous/so rad!! The sweet, contrasting prints and bedazzly-do-dads make for a beautiful marriage, and I'm in awe. I have nothing but respect for the Miu Miu design team for making such a cohesive, completely original collection.

I've noticed the striking impact that hairstyles have made on unifying specific collections and giving each a special signature look. Marc Jacobs reinvented the afro in the Louis Vuitton Spring '10 runway show by dotting each mass of hair with little bows and setting the stage into a color frenzy. Diane von Furstenburg on the other hand lit up her Resort '10 runway show with Minnie Mouse-meets-Lolita bows (DvF: discussed in earlier post). And Miu Miu invented a signature hairdo too: long, Rapunzel-like braids! It's official: Miuccia Prada has signed her Spring RTW '10! "Signed, sealed, delivered, Miuccia, I'm yours!" Moral of the story? Apparently a distinct runway hairstyle is the John Hancock for 21st century fashion labels.
(Please count the amount of hyphens and commas it took me to translate my ideas into this post. Oops!)

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