House of French

March 3, 2009

Runway Favourite S/S 09: Reem Acra RTW

Reem Acra drew inspiration for her Spring/Summer collection from the ideas of a fairytaile and a royal castle. The look was less princess and more electric Taj Mahal – which was a fresh take on the normally glam look. Her collection was great, with an array of vibrant colours, and sparkling embellishment, giving hope and a dreamlike quality to those worried with the world. Here are some of my favourite pieces from the latest show by Reem Acra.

reemacra-printsPrints were a big part of this season’s runways, and Reem Acra showed some gorgeous prints in her collection. Either bold and shiny, or subtle and artistic, these pieces are all wonderful. I especially love the watercolour look on the white dress (center), as well as the far right picture.

reemacra-coloursColours are definately a favourite during the spring/summer runways, and the splash of colour on Reem Acra’s runway was refreshing. Her no-holds barred approach to the colour palette is wonderful, giving almost every colour a chance. My favourites? The sexy orange dress that will get you notice at any party, and the green shirtdress that’s soft yet fun.

reemacra-neutralsNeutrals always work well as a backdrop to spring’s bright colours. Some are versatile withing your wardrobes, while other pieces demand only a few bright accessories. I love the heavy mini-dress that works for chilly nights, and the simple jacket glamed up with embellishment.


February 9, 2009

Temperley London Virtual Collection

Filed under: Fashion, Fashion News — Tags: , , , , — xfrenchx @ 7:26 pm

temperleylondon1If you’re a Temperley London fan like me, you may be happy to hear that you will be able to see their next collection for free. Yes that’s right, I said FREE! While browsing the internet at some of my favourite websites, I happened to visit the Temperley London offical site. It was then that I found out about their Virtual Fashion Show invitations for their upcoming collection, which will preview at New York Fashion Week. While you may not be able to see the show from an extremely uncomfortable (but totally awesome!) front row seat, Temperley London is offering to send e-invitations to anyone who would like to see the show live online; which is almost just a good as seeing it, well, live. This is fantastic news for anyone who is fashion crazy, since normally you would have to wait a couple of days, sometimes weeks even, before you can get a glimpse at exlusive fashion shows. To obtain this wonderful offer, all you have to do is go to their website, click to enter, and right on the main page there will be an exclusive offer. Click on the “register now” link and fill in the small amount of info. From there they will send you your invite via email. The link below will take you to the website, or you can locate the link on my main page on the right hand side menu under “Fashion Links”. Enjoy!

Temperley London Website

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