Thursday, September 23, 2010


I HAVE NO HOMEWORK TONIGHT! And, most importantly, I have the energy/desire to blog.

So I've just spent the past 2 hours of my homework-free evening watching an episode of Gossip Girl, (people living in the UK- did you notice that they publish an episode on iTunes a week before it premieres on ITV2?) and playing Loco Roco, this amazing colourful game on my brothers PSP;

I'm completely obsessed with colours at the moment.

Which kinda leads on to what the point of this blogpost is; to talk about Holly Fulton, S/S 2011 and previous collections.

Okay, this is going to sound like a major complaint or something, but hear me out;

Holly Fulton S/S '11*

Absolutely beautiful, I love the colours and the patterns, and how the art-deco inspiration is different to what anyone has done before.


I felt exactly the same way last season.

Holly Fulton A/W '10*

And the season before that.

Holly Fulton S/S '10*

I basically felt this way right from the start.

Holly Fulton A/W '09*

*not all the looks, just a sort of summary.

And now I complain....

Am I the only one who thinks that every season looks pretty much the same?! I mean I credit her for coming up with such an original idea in the first place; the art deco/ 50s graphics, but this is what seems to be the inspiration for every collection. And to be honest, I'm just bored! Her clothes are beautiful, as are her ascessories, but I am tired of feeling the same way every six months after flicking through pictures of her show. Every label has it's signature aesthetic, for example, the colour red for Valentino, and the British quirkiness that was luella, but it doesn't have to dominate every season. Holly Fulton to me is just one look. I know it's harsh, but that's how I see it. Just one look. A wonderful, unique and distinctive one, I should add, but still, I am bored of it. Every season its the same colours, the same patterns, the same shapes. Evidently there's only so much you can do with art deco 50s prints as your inspiration.

Anyone agree with me? Or am I being too pinickety?


  1. I love all the bright colors on the clothes, but yeah you're kind of right they look as if all the seasons are from the same collection anyways,lovely clothes..
    what episode of gossip girl did you watch?

  2. i love the yellow skirt! and yay for no homework nights! but that hasn't happened for me in a while, haha! ;)

    <3, Mimi

  3. I do agree, the seasons do all look the same...but she does fab designs so cannot complain too much!

  4. Gabriela- I watched the second episode of seson 4- Double Identity. Its good :D but I think I prefered the episode before it :) Gossip Girl in general I love! Addict :)

    Emilie xoxox

  5. i reckon her s/s '11 was a bit of an improvement, however all of the clothes are just so gorgeous! loving gossip girl, it's so much better than season 3 was :) paris, boys + couture ♥

  6. I LOVE LOCO ROCO!! Just had to get it out there... that second runway pic with the dress is just perfect! Though I do agree that it looks like she could do with some fresh inspiration x Sushi


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