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Jason Wu At The Room

Jason Wu at The Room

Jason Wu and I have similar shaped heads. I can’t get that thought out of my mind whenever I look at this picture. I met Jason when he came to The Room for a Trunk Show and cocktail party in his honour. Jason Wu’s bio reads like one of the those prodigy kids. At 16 he was well on his way to becoming a designer creating couture like clothing for dolls at Integrity Toys. At 17, he became the Creative Director of Integrity Toys. Jason studied fashion design at Parson and started his namesake label in 2006. He created Michelle Obama’s ivory inaugural gown which pushed him into the limelight and made him a household name. I never appreciated Jason’s collection until I saw it up close. His style is very ladylike; socialite wear if you’d like. The details and fabrics that make his clothing interesting aren’t noticeable in photos. I was really surprised at some of the luxurious fabrics he used in the collections. All clothing is manufactured in the United States. The Room …

Atelier Swarovski Spring 2010

I was invited to the preview of the ATELIER SWAROVSKI Spring 2010 collection at the Swarovski Bloor street store. The concept of the collection is to pair fashion designer with Swarovski and to come up with seasonal collections. Jason Wu Inspiration • Fluid shapes • Mix of textures • Femininity • Movement • Plating:Ruthenium • Jason Wu’s collection is offered in two key colourways, Lava with shades of red and pink, and Obsidian with black crystal • Feminine pieces feature necklaces trimmed with ribbon and clusters of crystal beads and briolette stones decorate bracelets, rings and earrings • Layers of faceted crystals create a textured, defined silhouette. Matthew Williamson Inspiration • Matthew Williamson signature style – statement pieces in a vibrant palette • Print used from his Ready-to-Wear collection • Strong graphic and floral elements • Architectural crystals • Colours: Rose – resin pieces in orange rose and purple tones finished in pale gold edging, Sky – resin pieces in blue and green tones finished in Palladium edging • Plating: Pale gold, Palladium • An …

Jason Wu Pre-Fall 2010

There are a couple of looks from the Jason Wu Pre-Fall 2010 collection that has me interested. The weird knot detail on these two first pieces are intirguing to me.  I really would love to see it in person and get a look at the construction.  The rest of the collection is your standard fare for Jason, short cute dresses and coats. images: the Fashion Spot