18 posts tagged "Threeasfour"
With the Villency Emerging Fashion Fund now five years old, few of us question seeing stylishly outfitted mannequins in the windows of the 57th Street furniture store. The latest fashion-centric displays are now up—a coterie of mannequins sporting ensembles from the Spring 2009 recipients of the prize: Elise Øverland and Threeasfour. The latter’s wares reflect the ethereal symmetry of the Spring collection, something that they say relates to Villency’s furniture by embodying “light, reflection and transparency.” Meanwhile, leather virtuoso Øverland’s selection spans her perennial favorites, mixed in with her pale Spring wares. Be sure to check out the red leather getup that Øverland calls her “rock ‘n’ roll Santa Claus.” The windows will stay up until December 23.
It looks as young as ever, but this year the peace sign turns the big 5-0. To mark the occasion, Barneys New York not only chose a Hippie Holiday theme but along with Earth Pledge asked 30 designers, including Maison Martin Margiela, Stella McCartney, Rodarte, and Giambattista Valli, to
create sustainable outfits incorporating the symbol of bohemian harmony. Pictured here is Threeasfour’s sketch. To see them all in the flesh, swing by Barneys Madison Avenue, where they’ll make their debut in the windows.
Do you enjoy the same things as Lindsay Lohan? By which we mean, do you share the actress’ scandalous taste for leggings? If so, you’re in luck (click for slideshow). The familiar silhouette was reinvented on the Spring runways in cutout patterns at A.F. Vandevorst and Rodarte, and in a flurry of slashes at Meadham Kirchhoff and Rad Hourani. Other designers went print-mad, with bold stripes, graphic patterns, and painterly florals all making appearances. “Leggings have gone to another level; they’re not just for casual wear,” said Adi Gil of Threeasfour. “We’ve used prints that will encourage the wearer’s self-confidence and consciousness of her body.” In other words, these statement-makers require a starlet’s fearlessness. Here’s the evidence.