The Hunger Games: Catching Fire which premiered this past week not only broke box office records, bringing in $307 million in the first weekend, but has also inspired the fashion industry, particular high-end designers to launch film-inspired collections, videos, Tumblr blogs, and magazines. The latest to note is Capitol Couture by Trish Summerville, the designer […]
Katiness-Fever: Capitol Couture Connects Hunger Games Fashion with Revolution Style
Backpacks and Shoulder Bags Trends Move Towards Heritage Returning to Craftsmanship with Nostalgic Vibe
Backpacks in the traditional sense are getting a make-over these days as new “heritage” brands and streetwear are turning to creating their own versions of this key utilitarian accessory. No longer the territory of a monopolized few, the standard schoolyard Jansport, or even super-techy versions with built-in music listening device pockets and secret headphone holes, […]
Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Look Coming to H&M by Trish Summerville
The much-anticipated cult hit book series and movie from Sweden is being remade into English, inspiring an entire hardcore girl collection via H&M.
Americana Fashion’s Latest Subculture -Reflections of Past California
A new twist on a retro culture, the latest mash-ups feature pure West Coast vibes. Here’s hot it’s inspiring fashion, footwear, collabs, art and style from this growing movement.
Street Fashion Report: Navajo Prints, Native American Themes, Feathers, Beads Among Top Trends for Summer
Return to Native American patterns in fashion and accessories have created some interesting summer styles mixed with classics such as denim and leather belts.
The Rise of Steampunk: Growing Influences with Antiquated Technology, Industrialization, Goth, and DIY, Steampunk Has Become Yesterday’s Future
Steampunk has captured the attention of a new generation fascinated with the Victorian era, but coming from an age of technology. Result = punk, antiquated steam-engine subculture influencing fashion, music, entertainment, and clever inventions.
Success of Largest Anime Expo Illustrates Importance and Influence of Anime, Manga on Youth Culture in Entertainment, Fashion, Accessories, and Lifestyles
Character fashion crosses over into the real-world while fans of one of the fastest growing forms of entertainment take trends to the next level. Let’s just say there’s no recession here.
Skingraft Designs and Elmer Ave. Boutique Opening Inspire LA Fashion, Music, and Artistic Scenesters with Leather Jackets, Deconstructed Menswear, Bridal Atelier, Equestrian Motifs, and a Beautiful Showroom
Bucking trends and opening a showroom/boutique in downtown LA proves that not all retail in LA is over. Just stale staid stores on Robertson Blvd.