Hai Karate

I’m talking Oscar fashion on Calgary’s Breakfast Television this morning at 8:12 a.m. so if you want my take on the best and the worst, tune in. Otherwise, I will leave you this Monday morning with some karate-inspired highlights from Milan and New York fashion weeks. Paris is up next.

On Sportmax, fall 2012:

“The quilting on coats, the rounded shapes of shoulders and sleeves on turtleneck sweaters, and the sporty cut of the technical-fabric pants all had their origins in the uniforms of karate, judo, and other elegantly dressed forms of fighting. Knotted black belts tied the collection together.”

-Nicole Phelps, Style.com

 

On Proenza Schouler, fall 2012:

“This was a daring show, in which they proposed new silhouettes, recommitted to the artisanal tendencies that have become a brand hallmark, and headed East for inspiration—think karate, kimonos, and Yoko Ono.”

-Nicole Phelps, Style.com

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