Posts Tagged ‘Chris Han’

You would think the day after Lehman Brother’s folds and Merrill Lynch gets bought out, that the sales of LA manufactured jeans would fall but think again! I was at Coterie all day today and to my shock I could barely get through the aisles to see what new vendors were showing. Basically there was a bouncer at Rock and Republic asking for an ID for you to even look at their spring merchandise. Tons of orders were being placed at Paige Denim, AG, and I even attended an event tonight (Redesign the Rules with The Misshapes) that was all about new denim fabrics. Aside from the jean frenzy, I did notice a large presence of Japanese people at the fashion shows and trade shows. And what is up with the trend of Asian designers (not that I’m complaining but is it a fad)? Anna Wintour takes in Richard Chai and then there is Alexander Wang, Benjamin Cho, Peter Som, Chris Han, Doo Ri, Phillip Lim to follow?


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Tonight I took one of my good friend Sun to the Chris Han show at the tents. The show was filled with a pastel and black color palette with pieces that were really last season like the high waisted pencil skirt. Ok so there were a few pieces that were embellished with sequences and crystals but honestly everything that came down the runway had already been done. I looked around and could feel boredness looming in the atmosphere. Inspired not to look like the models, we headed uptown to eat dinner and sat outside at a place called Cafe Fiorello’s. After ordering and cleaning off our plates… we decided to order a pizza. The people beside us were amazed as they had ordered the pizza for an entree and couldn’t finish it. Well needless to say we finished the whole margherita and started a conversation with the boys next to us about how much we girls can eat. I was instantly interested when he told me he was a fashion photographer from Brazil. Maybe things happen for a reason? And yes we sought out dessert after we left Cafe Fiorello’s… Woolloomooloo and pistachio Häagen-Dazs… champions!

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