Apr 03 2012

Spring Summer 2012: Yellow

Tag: Fashion,Shirts & Tops,Shoesgoes @ 11:41 pm

Spring Sommer 2012 has some very strong colour trends, yellow, mangenta and cobalt blue, blocked with each other and black. (c) Zara, image linked from their website This insta-glow-ish yellow top from Zara is a good example of trendy yellow SS2012. 19.99 GBP Link (c) Louis Vuitton, image linked from their website The Louis Vuitton […]


Mar 26 2012

Spring/Summer 2012 shoe trends

Tag: Fashion,Shoesgoes @ 12:01 pm

Spring Summer 2012 is gaining momentum. With the temperatures rising and the sun peeking through the clouds, occasions to wear bright summer clothing. Bold colours in blocky patterns Mangenta/Pink, Lemon/Yellow, Cobalt/Blue in blocked patterns. Zara yellow pumps wih silver heel similar to Casadei’s Blade which Cameron Diaz could be seen wearing a lot, recently. Burberry, […]


Mar 19 2012

Let neon colors into your life

Tag: Fashion,Shirts & Topstengo @ 2:04 pm

With the grey trend still going strong and the temperatures getting warmer, designers are trying to merry the mute winter trend with more vivid hues reminiscent of the nearing summer. The result is neon/stark colors blocked with mute shades of grey or black. Neon colors, “high vis” or “insta glo” or however you may name […]


May 26 2010

The “Selk Suit” full-body sleeping bag suit

Tag: Fashion,Shirts & Topstengo @ 8:14 am

“You look like a radioactive tampon.” — Sam Rockwell as Sam Bell in Moon (2009) Anyone who’ve been to Moon’s Sundance screening in 2009 might remember the strange yellow suit writer/director Duncan Jones entered the stage in. And if you’ve seen his film Moon, wheather at Sundance or at home, you quite surely remember that […]


Mar 24 2009

Chanel Perspex Briefcase

Tag: Bags & Purses,Fashiontengo @ 7:01 am

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Mar 15 2009

The Costume Dept.

Tag: Fashiontengo @ 4:34 pm

The leggings trend has its first specialist: Costume Dept. from Los Angeles. Every time an upstart label manages to talk a celebrity into promoting a style (ex Black Eyed Peas Fergie wore CD’s “piano lesson“, via), it only takes minutes until blogs, shops and magazines have it on their radar. Costume Dept’s mission: to give […]


Mar 02 2009

Gucci’s Sofia heels are everywhere

Tag: Fashion,Shoestengo @ 7:08 am

From New York to Tokyo to provincial Germany: the classy Gucci Sofia pumps with tortoise shell heel are everywhere! In case you need to spend a little bit of your spare money, head over to Gucci and buy yourself a pair, fairly priced at $610. Done so, you can get in line with Kristen Steweart, […]


Feb 27 2009

A few recent show picks

Tag: Fashiontengo @ 9:15 am

1. BCBG Max Azria These gold leggings rock! (via, more) 2.  Christian Lacroix We especially like the left one, the one Tilda Swinton chose for her appearance at the 2009 Cesar Film Awards.  (via) 3.  Behnaz Sarafpour Look out for the clean lines of Behnaz Sarafpour, the upper left is just gorgeous! (via) 4. Preen by […]


Feb 16 2009

Barbie runway show celebrating her 50th anniversary

Tag: Fashiontengo @ 6:01 am

Mattel, maker of the classic Barbie doll, celebreated the style-icon’s 50th birthday/ 50th anniversary with a celebrity-studded runway fashion show. As part of the Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week, on February 14th, the event took place in the Bryant Park Tent. Both, a birthday party and kick-off event for an upcoming fashion brand (According to […]


Feb 11 2009

Hussein Chalayan, absolutely!

Tag: Fashiontengo @ 9:29 am

Hussein Chalayan is surely one of the most promising and innovative young fashion designers in the business. His runway shows overflow with ideas, edgy new concepts and an aire of techno-savvy contemporary designs. Chalayan was a strong and very early adopter of the wet look leggings trend (if not creating it altogether) in his 2007 […]


Feb 06 2009

Introducing LF Markey

Tag: Fashiontengo @ 8:44 am

A recent discovery is LF Markey, the UK fashion label founded by Louise Markey centering around the ideas of “minimalism, bold colours and shapes, comfort and natural fibres, understated luxury, high-quality manufacture”. Go and check out the SS09 catwalk collection or visit their homepage lfmarkey.com for the complete picture.


Feb 03 2009

Last day of cpd in Duesseldorf

Tag: Fashiontengo @ 4:10 am

One of the fixed dates right at the start of a new year is the cpd in Düsseldorf, the”International Trade Fair for Womenswear & Accessoires” by the Igedo Company. So if you are in Germany: still some hours left to get an immediate glimps at the trends for Spring/Summer 2009. If you can’t attend personally, […]


Jan 26 2009

Blue is the color

Tag: Fashiontengo @ 4:49 pm

Following our regular parole of “…is the color”, the next rising star is strong blue, or cobal blue or royal. Rolling in from Fall 2008 Fashion Week, blue is everywhere. Eva is digging it and this striking color has popped up on all the runways (i.e. Stella McCartney) and surely will be big. Okay, it’s […]


Jan 22 2009

Fringes on tops, boots and bags

Tag: Accessoires,Fashion,Shoestengo @ 6:02 am

It 2009, and the questions is: what are hot trends that survived the turn of the year? One thing will surely be the fringe trend which surfaced at the end of summer 2008! Currently, its hip to wear fringed tops, boots or bags. One thing is important to note: fringes aren’t so closely related with […]


Dec 19 2008

Grab a pair of leggings

Tag: Fashiontengo @ 4:39 am

They’ve been gone since the 80ties – more or less, but prepare for their comeback: leggings. What we have seen during the past few months was a strong trend of greyish cloths and dresses combined with black opaque pantyhose (more on the side of tights) and heeled boots. Now as the days are becoming colder, […]


Oct 02 2008

Streetstyle blogs and links

Tag: Fashiontengo @ 11:20 am

Time for some link love: “Eye candy for the style hungry”, Yvan Rodic’s page facehunter.blogspot.comScott Schuman’s thesartorialist.blogspot.com lesmads.de – a German fashion and street-style blog, backed by Burda Further glamcanyon.blogspot.com and stilinberlin.blogspot.com or the portals ilikemystyle.net, styleclicker.net and thecoolhunter.net. Besides rebabbling the sources everyone else mentions, this Norwegian party/fashion blog gives some insight into northern […]


Aug 20 2008

By Eve hoodies

Tag: Fashiontengo @ 4:23 pm

Everyone who’s into hoodies and has access to the German market can now grab a piece from fresh startup label By Eve. The 17 year old Eva Wickerath has made her hobby a prospering business, being the designer-model-CEO all-in-one person behind her fashion label. After recent presence on the CPD in Düsseldorf and a bit […]


Jul 28 2008

Burda New Faces Award 2008 Fashion

Tag: Fashiontengo @ 12:05 pm

Everyone who had the time during the busy days of CPD, the IGEDO Company‘s flagship fashion show in Düsseldorf, Germany, were invited to party with Burda and attend the BUNTE New Faces Award 2008 FASHION (announcement). This year, the red New Faces Trophy was awarded to fashion designer Philipp Plein. Some may remember this name […]


Jun 09 2008

Grey is the color

Tag: Fashiontengo @ 1:48 am

Although white may be the colour for summer ’08, actually grey and gradients (especially black-to-grey) are the way to go when it comes to classic or hip evening styles. Update: With the year 2008 completed, the grey trend is still going (although fading a bit), so it’s the last chance now to grab a grey […]


Jun 09 2008

Catch those Rocket Dogs!

Tag: Fashiontengo @ 1:44 am

For those of you you haven’t been to S.F., Los Angeles or South Beach lately, Rocket Dog is a (still) upstart fashion label from California. Navigate to their about page to find our more or browse their online product catalog. It’s “Pop culture meets subculture – with a twist.” We especially like their “Otto” in […]


May 06 2008

White is the colour

Tag: Fashiontengo @ 2:34 am

This year’s trend coulour for summer ’08 is white – used in accessoires, bags, shoes and all kinds of outfits.


Apr 09 2008

H&M embraces Comme des Garcons next autumn

Tag: Fashiontengo @ 8:43 am

H&M has established a tradition of selecting featured designers as partners for each major collection. After Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney and Victor & Rolf, now japanese(!) fashion Label Comme des Garçons is next. According to this press release: Comme des Garçons’ founder and head designer Rei Kawakubo will create this autumn’s guest designer collection at […]


Apr 03 2008

Angelika Taschen, handbag rebel

Tag: Bags & Purses,Fashiontengo @ 7:40 am

The latest issue of the German KulturSPIEGEL features and interview with publisher-at-large Angelika Taschen. The article is an entertaining piece about her quest for the most versatile and yet hip bag with a certain edge. She mentions a nylon Prada bag as her alltime favourite. A benchmark following “It-Bags” couldn’t reach, like the Fendi Baguette […]


Apr 03 2008

Rent a handbag

Tag: Fashiontengo @ 7:15 am

If you are the business type, you’ve surely read about Bag Borrow or Steal, a rental business for handbags, bags, purses, clutches. The idea is similar to Netflix‘: register, pay a monthly fee of $20 to $100 and order the handbag of your choice. Send it bag and get a new one or keep it […]


Apr 03 2008

Strong George Gina & Lucy trend beginning to fade out

Tag: Fashiontengo @ 6:53 am

Have you been to Europe lately? When you’ve been to London, Cologne or Düsseldorf during the last year and had a look at what young fashionistas are sporting as bags, you have surely noticed the George Gina & Lucy bags that were everywhere. The bags with the three lion logo and the signature carabiner hook […]


Apr 03 2008

The Toywatch hype

Tag: Accessoirestengo @ 5:37 am

What is so remarkable about a replica Rolex? Yes, nothing. But wait, it’s pink! Toywatch USA has managed the unmanageable. To actually sell replicas and look-alikes of major brand watches, and that with a hefty price tag of about US$ 200 each. Best of all: people love it! Another example of clever product placement among […]