The reviews of Rodarte’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection are peppered with big name drops: Game of Thrones, Dungeons & Dragons, Warrior Princess. To which the Mulleavy sisters shake their heads. “Not just Dungeons & Dragons—all of them,” says Laura. “Fantasy role-playing games, especially the ’80s versions.”
Here are some images and illustrations of the costumes the Mulleavy sisters designed for Don Giovanni at Disney Hall. Although the only 2 shows that were scheduled are now over, this is the first in a trilogy of presentations over three seasons dedicated to the music of Mozart and to
Rodarte’s F/W 2012 collection was a major blast from the past. Silhouettes, colors, and even fabrication felt so retro, at moments it was too much nostalgia for me to stomach. Make-up was very questionable, I did not see the appeal or charm in orange faces that looked like they had overdosed on the spray tanner,
Nostalgia Anew: Serenity Subversive “It’s refreshing to see something that isn’t trying so hard to be new. There’s so much striving for newness now that newness feels less new.” – Marc Jacobs Tough lowered its guard for the farewell wave to Bryan Park. And that was that. New York was quiet. Muted – the palette [...]
Hosted by Vogue and Nordstroms celebrating the fashionista sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy‘s is the “Quick-Take Rodarte” exhibition at the New York branch of the Smithsonian Institution. The exhibit runs only until March 14. Go have a look, it’s well worth the trip !
The brilliant Mulleavy sisters presented their fw09 Rodarte collection in New York last Tuesday, proving once again to be nothing short of amazing. Last night at a panel I listened to Kate Mulleavy speak about the inspiration and process of this collection. The idea for the collection or at least that sparked the inspiration came to Kate as her and Laura were driving in the city and saw a deteriorating building of which you could see the buildings…