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Here’s the latest weekly DRG STYLE INDEX ranking, a round-up of the brands currently buzzing on my radar…
1) IS AMAZON LOOKING TO BUY NET-A-PORTER?
The big news story of the week was the one that reported Amazon is in talks to buy Net-a-Porter. As Amazon has been desperate to carve a slice of the high end e-commerce pie for, well, ever, this is an interesting move. Business of Fashion has the best analysis*. (*Drat, BOF is down for maintenance! Forbes has the story here, with an update saying Amazon denies the talks…)
2)YOHJI YAMAMOTO X SANRIO
Just when I thought I’d grown out of Hello Kitty, along comes this curveball. Yohji Yamamoto has teamed up with Sanrio to design Kitty’s, a new line of character-based clothing and accessories. The tees, sweats and jackets will feature the likes of Hello Kitty and My Melody, with product dropping in Tokyo’s Isetan Shinjuku store and a shopping centre in Osaka.
3) CHARLOTTE OLYMPIA LAUNCHES SNEAKERS
What does the Charlotte Olympia girl wear in her athleisure downtime? Why, Charlotte Olympia sneakers of course – sexy, pop arty, chi-chi ones in blush pink satin, animal print and gold leather trim. Get them at Charlotte’s new boutique in Harvey Nichols and online at Harveynichols.com from April (from £345).
WORDS: Navaz Batliwalla/Disneyrollergirl
IMAGES: Net-a-Porter via Vogue; Yohji Yamamoto via Masaryk.tv
Where do you stand on the current nineties mania? Over it already or fully paid up member of the revivalist club? I’m still in the latter camp; the ’90s was my decade in terms of defining a style and an aesthetic. I clearly remember being enthralled by all things Lang, Comme and Yohji although my budget rarely stretched beyond a CDG tee or a Lang fragrance. Continue reading