Saturday, March 31, 2012

Who is the Fairest of Them All?

Quite often when I say "Mirror mirror on the wall" it's aptly followed by "I am my mother after all." But this time when I say Mirror Mirror, I'm referring to the delightful modern day spin of the fairytale Snow White in film form featuring Julia Roberts, Lily Collins and Armie Hammer by director Tarsem Singh.

And as with anything either I'll talk about fashion or...? And this film was chock full of it! 

Let' just say that costume designer Eiko Ishioka was on point. If there was a way that I could express my intense desire to wear each and every costume in this movie, I would. But alas, that is where my prose falls short of my adoration. 

When watching the film, all I could think about was: 
"This says McQueen all over it." And indeed, the late Ishioka has worked with the fashion house along with the costuming on several other films, whose designs form the fall/ winter collection are strongly reminiscent of Prince Alcott's costume. But after some research, I was confusing Marc Jacobs with AMcQ! 

Although here is an AMcQ photo circa 2001 (Courtesy of the travel blog Alice in Words) Somewhat Alice In Wonderland-esque? 

But here is the final walk from the Marc Jacobs collection F/W 2012: 

And below is the Prince Alcott's hat at the ball: 

He's such a cheeky fellow...
No wait, that's a cat...hold on. 

Something about bunny being cunning and after the chase? Ok Julia Roberts. I won't reveal the plot, but Snow White isn't the only royal after this eyecandy:

(P.S. the actor, Armie Hammer, is already married! I just checked on IMDb.) 
Julia Robert's character was delightfully evil. I just said that, delightfully evil. I mean, if she wasn't trying to kill  Snow White throughout the entire film, she and I would be best buddies so I could borrow her wardrobe. Well, I'd still be her friend nonetheless... But her best consume was her wedding gown: 

And ala the press release, the queen's dresses were outfitted with 100,000 Swarovski Elements . And take if from a girl who had several dozens on a pageant gown, my seamstress tells me they're no easy task to glue on! 
And finally, Snow White. All of her costumes were spot on, even as a rebel leading the Seven Dwarfs into battle: 

But as much as the film is a departure from the traditional fairy tale, Snow White's wedding dress is also a delightful departure from the norm: 

But I like it! 
 And she bears a striking resemblance to Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday: 

And the tiara *SIGH* from Van Cleef & Arpels ala 1976

For more info on the tiara, go to:

And the rest of  Snow's AH-amazing costumes: 

There's a ball of course!

Then she fences in a gown. What most don't understand is, you can do just about anything you set your mind  to while wearing a gown and heels. Spoken from experience. 

Downtime clothing, gorgeous! 

And this cape went over the gown above! So gorgeous! 

More of the wedding party consumes

And Kristen Stewart is making another adaptation of Snow White in the near future: 

This right here is not ok. I'm not sure which one I dislike more: a masculine telling of this fairy tale, Kristen Stewart's lack of acting skills, the poorly written sci-fi novel by Stephanie Meyer that will not be named on this blog, or the even worse movie adaptation of it? I wish I could write rubbish and make millions? I'll venture to state that I probably have at minimum a vehement dislike of all of the above, and no less. 

Anywho, enough of that. But I entreat you to go see the film, Mirror Mirror, which opened last night :) 

Till soon much love, 
SouFa <3 

Spring Trend, Florals

Everyone's raving about florals for Spring. But as Miranda Priestly in The Devil Wears Prada would say:

Florals for Spring? Groundbreaking. 

Enjoy brights please? Thanks. Even my monochromatic wardrobe has warmed up to tangerine and lemon.

Much love,
SouFa <3

Friday, March 30, 2012

Style Sightigns

Love her shoes and jacket! 

So cute!

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Fashion Watching Fashion *Addendum*


So the new blogger format (I've had several months do adjust but some of the kinks are a pain in the...#$&*) wouldn't rotate my pic and then it looked like 80% of the people in my pictures were flying sideways?

So strange.

So as a result of this horrendous occurrence, one of the coolest outfits was overlooked from the FMDS fashion show in my original post! I must say, minimalism is back and this girl rocked it.

And I finally worked out the kinks on here. Silly computer, do what I tell you.

ANYWHO! Enjoy the blue!
Much love,
SouFa <3

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Hoodies and Hope

You may have heard of a young man by the name of Trayvon Martin who, in his last moments of life on earth was only armed with iced tea and skittles, was murdered  senselessly in what seems so unspeakable in this day and age.
In light of this, the Virginia Tech Hokie family banded together in solidarity to support the Martin family as they cope with losing their son.
The event page reads clearly:


I cannot express the unity and determination I sensed when I marched with my peers. We marched as my father and his family has, to combat ignorance and intolerance to bring a better tomorrow. I'll let the photos speak for themselves.

When fashion brings people together, there I will be: