Yet another designer going with the rock ‘n roll theme– this time via Justin Timberlake– but this so far has been my favorite interpretation.
Yes we are feeling the 80’s, yes we are feeling the punk rock, but in addition we are feeling the grunge / hipster vibe which helps to tone it down a bit and gives a sort of all American look.
First off the William Rast collection is 70% denim which I love!
Denim with studs, denim with fringe, denim with black lace, black denim with zippers…..it’s never ending how it got all tricked up. But tricked up so it does not look ridiculous, nearly every piece is wearable. Even shoulder pads somehow look good here! I was really digging the fringe and all the studding.
Again, the overall styling didn’t give it some crafty cowboy look, instead it was very chic with a “don’t mess with me” attitude. Some of my favs were an elongated blazer made of some furry / sparkle, very textured material and cinched at the waist. Sounds like a nightmare, but it was hot!
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A super stone washed black denim mini skirt with black lace applique at the waist and so much better that your average slit in the back, the hem curved up creating a sort up heart shape for your bum – very sexy, just don’t bend over.
Oversized, bright white button down shirt with empowering shoulder pads and wonderfully placed beaded black fringe along the raglan seam line – I would never be able to pull it off, but if I did I swear I could then pull off anything else I wanted!
As an end note, I got giddy seeing the strapping JT stroll out and his beautiful Jessica Beil across the runway from me! – Alix on the Go
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