Photos: The Sartorialist
In the era of the recession, fashion has to rise up against the depressing sale racks and listless outerwear. The easiest way (for me at least) is by reviving old clothes and mixing them into my staple items in unexpected ways. Case in point, adding patterns. Colour-blocking may still be 'in', but to me, nothing screams 'what recession?' louder than a beautiful, outfit-balancing pattern (although a $4,000 Alexander McQueen gown might also do the trick - see netaporter.com, 'grecian bustier gown') I thought these would be some good inspiration photos for the upcoming month(s). Hope you're inspired!