Shuffle: Kikwear Returns for a Second Spin – LA Fashion Week | Fashion News | California Apparel News

January 26, 2013 at 4:31 am
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Way to go Alex and everyone else at Kikwear!  Nice write up on the return of rave fashion by industry mag California Apparel News. Kikwear Returns for a Second Spin – LA Fashion Week | Fashion News | California Apparel News. And from the Kikwear tour, wish I could go to this in my hometown: Check out Kikwear facebook page for more info.  Yes, I will get around to doing a full post in Kikwear/Kikgirl […]

Fast Forward: Color of Beats

January 19, 2013 at 3:47 am
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Color of Beats Designer- Hailey Chan Photographer- Yanzhou Bao MUA- Vivi Suzuki Model- Danielle

Shuffle: Solestruck Blog

January 18, 2013 at 5:53 am
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See?  I’m not fucking crazy.  Though in all honesty the hiking boot truck model is probably the ugliest pair of shoes made by SWEAR Alternative. The following text and photos courtesy of Solestruck Blog. “A quick trek to Google-Image search (my go-to for stalking), let’s you know that the obsession with the 90’s inspired and Portugal based Swear Alternative is alive and well. What was once a powerhouse brand among club kids, techno heads, ravers and […]

Rewind: SWEAR Kiss boots

January 16, 2013 at 2:01 am
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Woohoo!  Thanks to SWEAR maven Gerrixx for uploading scans of a 2001 SWEAR Alternative catalogue.  It’s helped sort out my mass of pictures.  I have a lot of updating to do.  Slowly adding profiles to the Archive page which will have company profiles and every picture I can get my hand on, hopefully organized by style. There is also a SWEAR facebook group if you are interested. The SWEAR Kiss platforms are legendary.  Less ravey, worn […]

Fast Forward: Gareth Pugh AW 2008

January 8, 2013 at 2:52 am

[Ed. note – i’m sick so not much commentary this week.  Sorry ] “Sometime during the genesis of this collection, the Wizard of Oz bumped into Predator” (style.com) Holy shit Style.com, I can’t think of a more appropriate stylistic description.  Well played. [Another ed. note.  Not so well played style.com, you have the worst photos of this collection online.  You might as well have your editor just write prose than use this photographer.]     […]

Fast Forward: Nike

January 5, 2013 at 4:19 am
Fast Forward Fridays: Nike

Athletic wear used to be pretty de rigeur in the party scene for chicks.  Have to say it was pretty great to go to parties where dressing like a tomboy was considered dead sexy.  And clothes designed for workouts does help with sustaining 5+ hours of dancing.  If I had oodles of money I would have a pair of adidas shell toes and matching track jacket in every colour possible.  Never really was into Nike, […]

Happy NYE!!!

December 31, 2012 at 6:36 pm

Well this was quite the year in terms of personal development.  Still a ways to go, particularly professionally and financially, but I’m looking forward to the new year  as I’ve worked very very hard to build a stable foundation for myself.  Off to a jungle party tonight, then likely to the CoZo and a proper catch up with my old crew.  Believe it or not, in oh 14 years of partying, mostly in the GTA, […]

Rewind: SWEAR Wolf

December 21, 2012 at 5:00 am
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Sorry I’ve been phoning it in, tomorrow’s my last day before vacation.  Looking forward to sleeping for pretty much the first time in 9 months.  Also planning on spending a lot of time working on blog posts  Meanwhile, back to SWEARS.  Again with clownish shoes but i kinda love these.  They could use a bit of a redesign but there’s the beginning awesome.  Fuck, somebody should really do that *cough cough*. SWEAR Alternative company profile […]

Rewind: SWEAR Whirl

December 20, 2012 at 7:31 am
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Almost forgot.  Sorry today is brief, 2 more work days then holiday.  I have SOOOOOOOO much awesome to share, just need to write it up. Don’t have many pics of this model, but these are definitely Whirls See also SWEAR Alternative company profile  

Rewind: SWEAR Street Mix

December 19, 2012 at 4:59 am
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SHOE PORN.  More to come  I think I literally pulled every picture of SWEARS off the internet.  EVERY PICTURE.  The Street Mixes personally aren’t my favourite style of SWEARS but they were immensely popular.  I think the Camo SMs are the best of the bunch. See also SWEAR Alternative company profile   Street Mix 01           Street Mix 03   Street Mix 04   Street Mix 05   Street Mix 06   […]