Mykita x Alexandre Herchcovitch In the last year each time my jaw drops in awe from a new pair of sunglasses (usually from a runway look) it always traces back to a designer collaboration with Mykita. It has happened one too many times to ignore, so I thought I should do a little highlight on [...]
It comes as no surprise that Alexandre Herchcovitch drew the spotlight for Fall/Winter 2010 Sao Paulo Fashion Week, where he presented his mens and womenswear collections. What baffles me though, is how one mind can produce such contrasting thoughts simultaneously. Herchcovitch’s womenswear was beaming with cultural references of nomadic/gypsy lifestyles juxtaposed against a royal divinity [...]
For Fall/Winter 2010 Alexandre Herchcovitch went Royal Gypsy on us, and nearly knocked me off my chair with his historical references and meticulously styled headdresses. Gypsy trends definitely have a past life nostalgia in my book so it is hard to recreate that fantasy with the wonderment that Herchcovitch fulfilled in my heart. Turbans dripping [...]
For his mens AW09 presentation during Sao Paulo fashion week ,Herchcovitch seemed to inspire from the sea. There was definitely somewhat of an underlining nautical reference. He used a lot of poly’s and nylon-like waterproof fabrics, which he applied on more conventional jacket shapes. It was a nice contrast between familiarity and experimentation…
Just about to hit stores are the two collaborations that Melissa did with Hometown designer, Alexandre Herchcovitch, and Vivennne Westwood. I have always been kind of on the line with Melissa shoes. I like the concept but I’m very particular about shoes and have never considered buying a pair till now.