Archive for the ‘Knock it Off’ Category

 

The Hunger Games: Knitwear Review

December 17th, 2013

I went and saw The Hunger Games: Catching Fire this weekend. And, amongst all the Capitol fashion frippery and overly rococo nonsense, the thing I just kept looking at was this…whatever it is, created by designer Maria Dora. This particular piece is woven, but don’t let that stop you from knitting or crocheting one if you’re a […]

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DIY Bonanza: Honestly… WTF

September 9th, 2011

  DIY : Proenza Schouler Scroll Necklace While looking over the nominees for this year’s Lucky Magazine FABB award, I discovered a treasure trove of DIY projects and great knock-offs at Honestly …WTF.  Go. Play. Make cool stuff. DIY: Spike Comb DIY: Luv AJ Handpiece

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Knock it Off: Ann Demeulemeester Epine Bracelet

July 16th, 2011

  Thanks to HM reader Flavia Galeotti for pointing us towards this DIY tutorial on monoxious.com. Head over there for more complete instructions, including ideas for modifying the technique to make a great headband!

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Mother of London Knocked Off at AMAs

November 22nd, 2010

UPDATE Willow Smith’s stylist responsible for ripping off Mother of London‘s signature harness at the AMAs has been named, and it’s not Mariel Haenn. The offending copycat in this case is Brea Stinson, aka Bstar. We’re relieved and thrilled that Mildred Von Hildegard is able to finally get the credit she deserves, and to move […]

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The Maid of Orleans

November 19th, 2010

I’m not sure what these pictures were taken for, or who they were taken by. I found them while poking around in New York makeup artist Deborah Altizio‘s portfolio, and liked the combination of warm, smokey makeup and Joan of Arc styling. I especially like the use of a metallic sweater with an even knit, […]

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Shoeturday : Look Familiar?

September 8th, 2010

Not surprisingly, Forever 21 has introduced a Jeffrey Campbell wedge knockoff to its impossibly large collection.  Priced at under $50, it might be a viable (and probably poorly made) alternative to the consistently sold out original 99.

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Knock it Off: Givenchy 2011

June 17th, 2010

A few affordable pieces that echo the look of the Givenchy 2011 collection: Vintage Bib Necklace, $40  † Pins and Needles Skirt, $29.99 Silk Beaded Dress,  $89.99 †  Mina Cosy Lace Dress, $37.50 Trip to Outer Lace Skirt, $37.99  †  Beaded Lace Camisole, $80

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How To: Wear Socks with Heels

March 19th, 2010

Picture via Shoewawa There is really no easier way to convince a pair of pumps that they are actually a pair of cute booties than wearing them with socks. Remember the Alexander McQueen sock sandals? This is NOT about wearing your stripey knee socks under a pair of 5-inch patent leather Pleaser Mary Janes. Or […]

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