Links á la Mode November 7th


C'est Chic

I'm writing this from a hotel room in New York today. Coming to New York always makes me think about style... since NYC is probably one of the most stylish places in the world. What makes an outfit "work?" Is it the actual pieces, or your je ne sais quoi? Not knowing, or trying to quantify is what keeps the fashion media in business. Which is why I always love browsing through the links. This week we have all kinds of tricks and tips on how to style your wardrobe, how to put it all together, so whether or no you have that je ne sai quoi you'll at least look damn good.

Links à la Mode: November 7th

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DIY Project: Christopher Kane's tapped top with lace Appliqué

Inspiration and copying, is it the same thing? Maybe in the dictionary there is a distinction between the two words, but according to fashion, they are the two faces of the same coin. Most of the collective of designers and retailers, when getting inspired, they usually reproduce the duplicate of the same stuff, over and over again. But still, we do find their (re)creations innovative and appealing, moreover we do our best to possess them instantly (with the minimum price definitely!). But you know what? Everything is fair, for the sake of a Democratic Fashion, one that reaches the mass in the streets no matter what the consequences are, even if it costs the life to 1,132 garments workers. This vicious cycle is said to bring benefits to the industry. But, is it?