Kate and William’s wedding is over, and the thought most Americans are left with is… Are those things they call “fascinators” normal over there? Well, hats were actually a requirement for the ladies at the royal wedding. In the US, if a girl showed up to a wedding wearing any of those they would be shamed for trying to be Lady Gaga and making a spectacle of themselves on someone else’s special day. However, acceptance of sculptural headpieces in current fashion is spreading, and a RYGGRAD girl should never fear to try on a trend that takes fashion to greater artistic heights. So, today we give you a look at the latest in designer “hats”.
First, here are some creations by Philip Treacy, the designer of most of the hats we saw at the royal wedding.
While most designers don’t include very many headpieces in their ready-to-wear collections, the couture collections have plenty.
Christian Dior Spring 2011 Couture collection, the hats are by Stephen Jones, another star of the hat world.
Givenchy Spring 2011 Couture.
Last, perhaps the most youthful and suitable for the street looks, Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2011 Couture.
Leather shorts and flowy tops are a cool nonchalantly sexy combo that’s perfect for this spring.
We are so excited to finally give everyone a glimpse of the first RYGGRAD collection. As I’ve mentioned in our Twitter feed, we had an amazing photoshoot on the 12th of this month and here are some shots from behind the scenes of that shoot.
Our photographer, Troy Smith. We were very lucky to work with him, he’s the bomb.
Make up and hair was done by Dorit Genazzani, absolute pleasure to work with as well. Check out her site at http://www.makeupbydorit.com/
This is our model Cassandra Smith in her own clothes before the shoot. Not only is this chick an amazing model, she has mad style, and she plays bass in a metal band. She is the ultimate RYGGRAD model! I will most definitely be talking about her again.
These are some of our favorite looks from the runways of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week.
Spring is here and it is time to get some new sandals. Wedges are a major trend this year and there is no reason to opt for the usual cork platform when there are incredible creative and edgy designs to start breaking in.
Fantastic work by a young photographer.
Brilliant talent, see more of her work at http://www.larajade.co.uk/
This girl has some amazing style, and beautiful haunting music to match. The Swedish singer just released her second album, Wounded Rhymes, featuring the single “Get Some”.
Images from Swedish Elle.
Leather and fringe continue to dominate the runways and our closets.
Coco exudes confidence with her smoldering eyes.
Australian model, Abbey Lee, is someone to watch. Her first year walking in New York Fashion Week she did 29 shows and closed the show for Rodarte, that was 2009. V Magazine recently dubber her a new supermodel. Oh, and she has a nipple piercing.
Here is what caught our eyes on the fall runways.
Chanel’s grunge show.
Below: ADAM, Luca Luca, Alexander Wang, Matthew Williamson.