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10
12.2015
Blog / Fashion

Balmain, Karl Lagerfeld, Alexander Wang: Why Top Designers Choose H&M

Even with zero interest in fashion, anyone with an Internet connection would have caught wind of the recent wildly popular H&M x Balmain collaboration. In fact, the worldwide day-before lineups, inescapable social media buzz, and record sell out times made people everywhere sit up and take notice. And it made us wonder: why do top designers go mass market? A Little History Image credit: Thechanelphile.com Whenever a high end designer launches their own label, they start with a signature (usually eponymous) haute couture line. These lines are us...

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JCI,
27
11.2013
Features

There’s a New Sweater in Town…

Fall brings with it the need for an It Sweater and this year Aritzia’s iconic cowichan zip-up has a new contender: The Fuzzy Sweater. Despite a few long decades of evolution this wardrobe necessity has landed on the runway once again looking more modern than ever. Alicia Silverstone rocked it, your mom probably lived in it temporarily, and once again trendsetters are sporting the ridiculously cute fuzzy sweater. Fall fashion tends to be basic and versatile. This often leaves the ‘I need something new’ ache in any shopaholic’s heart. The fuzzy sweate...

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