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Shoe trends: 5 top trends of coming spring-summer season

ARMANI, D&G, Shoes | February 16, 2011

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black wedge sandals emporio armani

1. Cork wedges
In new season many renown designers use natural, or eco-friendly style in their collections. One of the most popular materials of this season is cork tree, as well as all sorts of imitations of its texture and pattern. Cork tree wedges are presented in the collections of Christian Louboutin, D&G, Fendi, Miu Miu, Stella McCartney, and Brian Atwood.

Christian Louboutin

cork wedge black sandals, summer 2011

D&G
d&g green cork wedge farmer boots

2. Blossoming flowers
Another hot trend is also related to the natural trends. Floral prints and texture inserts are typical for Alexander McQueen, D&G, Donna Karan, Dolce&Gabbana and other well-known brands spring-summer 2011 collections.

D&G
red floral sandals
Alexander McQueen
floral textured sandals

3. Wickerwork
In new spring-summer collections designers actively used different weaves: from leather strips, textiles, to ropes. The most popular type of footwear in the framework of new trend is espadrilles and their modern imitations. The trend was seen in Balenciaga, DKNY, Sonia Rykiel, Prada, Brian Atwood, and other collections.

DKNY
dkny black wedge sandals

Sonia Rykiel

satin silk black sandals

4. Flat wedges
In the new collections are also presented shoes and sandals on the flat wedges. In such footwear feet won’t get tired even because of the high wedge. Foot in such shoes is in the maximum horizontal position, the heel is slightly raised for more comfort. Sandals with flat wedge were seen in Michael Kors, Chanel, Phillip Lim, and Marc Jacobs collections.

Derek Lam
nude color wedge sandals

Marc Jacobs
flat wedge MJ sandals
Admirers of classic low heel sandals can find something appropriate in Balenciaga, Aperlaï, DKNY, Jenni Kayne, Loeffler Randall, Giorgio Armani summer 2011 collections.

Giorgio Armani
black flat sandals by Georgio Armani

Loeffler Randalli
orange flat sandals

5. Lacing
Flip-flops and sandals from the new summer collections are equipped with satin ribbons, cords, soft leather straps to fix the shoe on the leg above the ankle. Shoes with laces and straps are provided in Christian Dior, Balenciaga, Erdem, Moschino, Altuzarra, Aperlaï, Derek Lam collections.

Moschino
lacing high heel sandals

Aperlaï
lacing high heel sandals 2011

Top 10 colorful handbags of spring-summer 2011 season

D&G, Handbags | February 15, 2011

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pink+orange+purple Dior patented leather top handle bag


Warm season is the best time for bright, vibrant colors. Namely for spring-summer collections the joy of colors is very typical. Here are presented top 10 most colorful handbags of spring-summer 2011 season.
10. Small Mulberry shoulder bag of bright pink color. Its design reminds Barbie style, so maybe it will be beloved mostly by blonde ladies.

pink ostrich leather shoulder bag Mulberry

9. Retro style Burak Uyan handbag made from bright yellow leather reminds hot summer sun. Yellow shades can be in or out the current fashion trends, but for summer this color is just classic, so it will never be out of the summer fashion.

retro style yellow leather shoulder bag

8. In the design of party shoulder bag by VBH the main roles are played by a juicy raspberry color and the material- crocodile leather, perfectly accompanying each other.

raspberry crocodile leather shoulder bag by VBH

7. Clutch purse by Roger Vivier is interesting not only because of its bright colors but also due to the materials used: the bag is decorated with the plastic springs of different shades.

colorful summer clutch purse by Roger Vivier

6. In a youth D&G line are presented handbags with bright floral prints.

floral print summer handbag

5. Another bright bag made from exotic leather is presented in Kara Ross spring-summer collection 2011. Laconic design of the bag have become a perfect background for the fancy color prints.

colorful summer tote bag

4. Paper handbag from the new Balenciaga collection is made from a textured ostrich leather dyed in vibrant green color.

summer green tote bag from ostrich leather

3. In the new Christian Louboutin collection is presented a saturated blue long fringe shoulder bag.long fringe blue shoulder bag

2. New Chanel Mademoiselle purse is made from cherry red patent leather what makes this bag extremely seductive.
patented leather cherry red chanel purse

1. New version of Lady Dior comprises many colors at once. In its design you can notice orange, purple, raspberry colors, making this top handle bag very positive and appropriate for sunny summer season.
pink+orange+purple Dior patented leather top handle bag

Dolce & Gabbana Macrame Buffalo handbags

D&G, Handbags | February 15, 2011

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white Dolce & Gabbana Macrame Buffalo Top Handle bag

These Dolce & Gabbana handbags will definitely attract the attention of brave ladies who are not afraid of showing what they carry in their bags.

Dolce & Gabbana are well-known for their courageous designs that rarely can be considered elegant and classic. These Macrame Buffalo top handle bags from Spring-Summer 2011 collection aren’t the exception.
In Dolce & Gabbana collections often can be meet handmade elements, however, these bags seems too be even more unique. Macrame Buffalo bags have a classic elegant shape, typical for Dolce & Gabbana colors – white and leopard prints, however, they have a very unique and ambitious detail: the lace and clear vinyl insert. This details makes a sense of “window” in your bag through which all the people around you can learn what you are carrying in your fancy bag. Well, it seems not so convenient and useful though. But maybe for a party, when you will carefully choose what actually to put for public display (maybe a designer wallet or the latest Vogue magazine edition?), as to complement your style, this extravagant bag will be ok.

white dolce& gabbana macrame bag, spring 2011 collection

leopard print marcrame handbag leopard printed Dolce&Gabbana top handle bag

Dolce & Gabbana overview

Clothing, D&G | February 4, 2011

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Maxi silk floral dress D&G Spring 2011

Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana is one of the most popular among Hollywood stars. It was founded by Domenico Dolce (born 1958, near Palermo, Sicily) and Stefano Gabbana (born 1962, Milan, Italy). The unique style of this luxury fashion house is best described by the phrase “they are making stars look like stars”. Actually, in Dolce & Gabbana womenswear every woman is able to look like a star.
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana met in Milan, where they were working as assistants in an atelier. In 1985 they decided to launch their own fashion line. In 1986 they presented their first independent women’s ready-to-wear collection. Since then the brand range was supplemented with menswear and a line of signature fragrances. Along with clothing Dolce & Gabbana designs and manufacture accessories.

Fashion house Dolce & Gabbana has two central lines which have a few, but significant differences:

Dolce&Gabbana
This line is specialized in luxury products more influenced by designers. These are more formal and ‘timeless’ products, complying with long-term trends rather than seasonal changes. Under the label sunglasses and corrective eyewear, handbags, and watches are sold. In 2010 Madonna featured the designing of sunglasses collection under Dolce&Gabbana label.

White lace dress by Dolce&Gabbana Spring 2011

White lace skirt and blouse by Dolce&Gabbana, Spring 2011

Black bustier faux leather dress by Dolce&Gabbana, Spring 2011

D&G
D&G is much more casual label. Collections are created using street fashion inspiration. D&G is focused on trends creation rather than following already established. D&G sells clothes and watches. In 2005–2006, a limited line of 1000 golden D&G Motorola RAZR V3i mobile phones was created and distributed.

Floral maxi dress with light green blazer, D&G Spring 2011

Floral mini dress with vibrant green boots, D&G 2011

Famous quotes of designer duo that best describe the main style of their fashion house are:

“When we design it’s like a movie,”
“We think of a story and we design the clothes to go with it.”

All of Dolce & Gabbana admirers say that their clothes have that special feature that makes every woman look and feel sexy. Isabella Rossellini says “The first piece of theirs I wore was a white shirt, very chaste, but cut to make my breasts look as if they were bursting out of it.” It seems that it really works: according to the financial reports presented by Dolce & Gabbana company, its turnover was $2.12 billion in 2008.

The most stylish iPad clutch purses

accessories for iPad, accessories for iPhone, D&G, GUCCI | February 3, 2011

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D&G chic black smarthphone case

Fashion designers are always up to date, they always know what their customers need. With the creation of iPad and other similar devices the collections of fashion designers were supplemented by special cases and clutches for the gadgets. Here for your attention are presented the most unique accessories for iPad and smartphones.
Modern lady hardly can be imagined without iPad and smartphone. Now cases for cell phones and players are not only a protection cover but yet a stylish accessory chosen in color of purse or outfit.

Nowadays fashion brands produce separate collections of accessories for iPad, iPhone, Blackberry. One of the latest collections is Marni clutches. The collection includes cases of different sizes for smarthpnones and Tablet PCs. The clutches are made from patent leather with contrast polka dot print. The price of one clutch doesn’t exceed $ 450.

Marni polka dot cases for iPad and smarthphones

Last season fashion house Oscar de la Renta launched a collection of iPad clutch purses. In new brand collection there are chic clutch purses with python texture of different bright colors.

Oscar de la Renta python leather cases for iPad

This season Gucci collection includes iPad clutch purses made in a classic style of the fashion house. Clutches are decorated by Gucci embossed monogram.

Gucci black iPad cases

Gucci nude color iPad case

And finally, chic iPhone cases by Dolce&Gabbana. These clutches are decorated with chains, crystals and many other girly accessories.

D&G black sequin smarthpone case

So the choice is yours.