Posts Tagged ‘Breeyn McCarney’

Hand-dyed tulle skirt, hand-cut sequin detail on sleeves and hem. Photography by Steve AlkokĀ 

The convenience of fast fashion subverts couture under the guise of a harmless, more affordable, alternative. And if you’re poor but fashionable, fast fashion is talking to you. Tuesday evening at Breeyn McCarney‘s VESSEL show, fashion polemics were kindly left at the door.

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image: a la mode annual Xmas postcard. The fashion illustration is done by Lisa Nishimura and is inspired by Burberry Prorsum FW2011 collection and the fairytale, Little Red Riding Hood.

12 Days of Eurotrash Christmas Giveaway – Every year fashion director of Ukamaku.com, Marcus Kan, enlists a talented artist to conjure up an illustration, springing from a particular Fall/Winter runway collection. Last year it was Alexander McQueen, this year it’s Burberry Prorsum. Receiving one of these postcards is the ultimate holiday treat. The design is kept secret and possessing the postcard is equivalent to being part of some hush-hush fashion circle. Or at least I’m going to equate it to that – you know us eurotrash, always so recondite.

 

So, in keeping with the secrecy, I’ve decided to reveal each item in the giveaway one-by-one over the span of the next few weeks before Christmas. The first item in the gift bag is a $50 gift card courtesy of Ukamaku, who so generously agreed to let the lucky winner shop online using the one-time discount.

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Remember when Ebay and Paypal were scary words? My Dad still won’t key in his credit card number online paranoid that someone, somewhere out there in the abyss, will steal his identity over the new Harry Connick Jr. cd on Amazon. What can I say? Online shopping isn’t for everybody. But if it’s for you, yes, you there reading a Eurotrash girl’s blog, then it’s time I introduced you to UKAMAKU.COM

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