snaps, snaps

oh my god, i love this woman.
betsey johnson, that is.
not that tiiu kuik isn't lovely.

i love how she took the implicit dark simplicity of stereotypical beatnik style,

and turned it inside out, with bright accents and details.

the collection feels a little bit hit& miss for me..

..like this. it seems to lean towards a cabaret vibe, which i'm not so keen on in this manifestation.

but most of the show consisted of fun gauloise-ready ensembles with punchy, bright accessories.

if i hadn't been a big advocate of the beret trend this winter, i'd probably be annoyed to see them on next season's runway, but they're so fun&functional (not to mention essential to the theme) that i can't complain.


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