Author: Katrinja

Avant Garde, Music, Noises

NOISES FROM HELLO SKINNY

Day number uno after my last day of my previous employment. I’ve been cleaning (yuck), reading up on project management, and dicking around on the internet. Today I have for you music talent full of of ambient, jazzy, weird noises that I have discovered a few months back. Hello Skinny – Hello Skinny

Art, Avant Garde, Fashion, Music, Photography, Shopping, Womens Fashion

DAILY ROUNDUP POST 1/18/13

I figured that I should try to write something daily even when I didn’t have time for a really serious post. I have to go to work in a few hours so I’m going to break down some things that have been in my head and on  the tips of my fingers. 1. Today I …

Avant Garde, Fashion, Womens Fashion

Yohji Yamamoto S/S 2013

Spring is on it’s way. Yohji Yamamoto shows us once again that it’s perfectly okay to say fuck the rules. The show starts off gloomy. Granted there are white looks, but they’re perfectly tattered and over shadowed by the bright red and heavy use of black. It’s sad, tough, and feminine at the same time. …

Fashion, Featured, Rochester, Shopping

BRICK & MORTAR JANUARY – FAR OUT VINTAGE

Last week I ran down to Monroe Avenue, new home of one of Rochester’s coolest vintage shops. Far Out Vintage has moved in the past year from it’s previous location in Village Gate. The store (owned and curated by Michelle Gallo) is seriously packed with great stuff, though you’ll want to give yourself a pretty large …

Beauty, Shopping

Petite Finds January 2013

  Specimen A – Roberto Cavalli “Serpantine” I’ve been looking for a cold weather scent for months now. I’ve usually relied on family members to give me perfumes as gifts which has led me to sugary sweet scents. This was fine for many years, but lately I’ve been wanting something a bit more adult. Product …

Avant Garde, Fashion, Shopping

A/W 2012 NU NOIR STYLE DEALS PART 1

This style is my current favorite (my own S/S 2013 collection would probably fit into that category) so here are some choice picks of beautiful garments on sale or (relatively)inexpensive. My first suggestion is to grab this Rick Owen skirt for $573 (Was $1,041). The skirt portion is a rayon/wool blend, made in Italy. I’m …

Art, Development, Emerging Designers, Fashion, Womens Fashion

FASHION IS NOT ART

Fashion is not art and it’s for shallow/rich/spoiled/insecure/etc people. This is an idea I have had to battle out of people’s heads for years. It was most challenging with a nihilistic writer-type (let’s call him Carl). Fashion is theater, product design, illustration, and more. It’s a production that interacts with mass amounts of people on a daily …