JumpFromPaper A/W 2016 Collection

jfpaw2016001Are you looking for that vibrant fun bag for these winter months ahead?  Well here is the A/W 2016 bag/purse collection from JumpFromPaper.  The Taiwanese accessory brand has been making distinctive pop-color backpacks, bags, wallets and purses since 2010.

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Kith Women’s Chapter 1 Lookbook 2015

kithlookbook00Streetwear brand Kith drops their first womenswear line-up – the Kith Women’s Chapter 1 Lookbook.  Using high quality fabrics from Japan and Italy, looks to balance hipster chic and comfort.  The collection features bomber jackets, dresses, skirts, hoodies and tees.

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Move over Barbie, meet the Yuna doll

yunadollcoverA new line of dolls that is not blue-eyed and blonde.  Meet Yuna – the Asian American doll created by the designers of the Uglydoll, David Horvath and Sun Min & Creative Director of Bigshot Toyworks Klim Kozinevich.  They have just launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new doll line named The Dream Big Friends.

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Creating the new “Marvel Comics” with Sana Amanat

sanaamanatLike most of my friends, I grew-up a Marvel Comics fan reading various X-Men titles and Ultimate Spider-Man.  Being a female myself, it’s awesome that these days, many power players in the comics industry are women that can create, write, draw or make decisions behind-the-scenes in this mostly male dominated industry.  The VOX Media interviews Marvel Comics’ Director of Content & Character Development Sana Amanat.

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Courtesy of VOX Media: Sana Amanat, Marvel Comics.

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Thakoon for DesigNation 2015

designationkohltakoonI have to admit, I have never shopped at Kohl’s or stepped into one of their retail stores before, but American designer Thakoon Panichgul will have a limited-edition clothing line for Kohl’s DesigNation 2015.  The women’s wear collection theme is all things London-inspired with a feminine-tomboy look.

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G-Shock S Series for Women

gshockswomencoverThe popular G-Shock watch series by Casio has always been toy accessories for the boys to play with, now a G-Shock S-Series for Women.  We girls, finally get G-Shock watches.  The G-Shock S-Series features unique styling, colors and most of all, be able to match our wardrobe for the night out on the town.

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Fangirls, Assemble! Hot Topic x Marvel x Her Universe

hottopicmarvelcollabIf you find me at a Hot Topic, I’m usually trying to find some of the Funko/Hot Topic Pop Vinyl exclusives.  But maybe this time, I will buy some clothes!  This has peak my interest and curiosity, as Hot Topic has teamed-up with geeky girls apparel-maker Her Universe for this Marvel Avengers Fashion Collection.  I can definitely see myself wearing these outfits.

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Made In Paradise S/S 2015 Women’s Lookbook

mipssw2015coverMade In Paradise may sound like a street brand from Hawaii or something, but it’s not!  This lifestyle/swimwear brand is straight outta Hong Kong.  Made In Paradise was founded in 2013 by childhood friends Maruice Maghnagi and Vishal Sani in HK.  They look to make a splash with their “Junk in the Trunk” S/S 2015 collection.

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Maison Kitsuné “Spring Shake” & S/S 2015

springshake2015mkcoverGildas Loaëc and Masaya Kuroki founded French clothing outfit Maison Kitsuné in 2002 and today is still at the top of their game blending together their “East meets West” sensibilities into the fashion world.  If you have a couple hundred bucks to spend on that Spring outfit, then take a look at the “Spring Shake” 2015 mini-capsule collection.

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ElevenParis S/S 2015 Lookbook

elevenparis2015twoA night on the town, but you need something stylish and trendy, well, take a look at ElevenParis S/S 2015 Lookbook.  The theme for this S/S 2015 men and women collection is hipster chic.  If you’re the type of person that can’t really rock the wild colors and outlandish patterns of like Jeremy Scott’s Adidas Originals stuff, then you can surely wear some ElevenParis.

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UNIQLO UT S/S 2015

uttintincollectionI’ve always like the various selection of graphic tee’s that UNIQLO puts out for men and women.  And this year’s UT collection of tee’s features Tin Tin and your Frozen characters make their appearance.

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H&M: The Spring Look 2015

HandMLadiesSpring2015coverIf you’re on somewhat of budget like me for this Spring and looking for a bunch of Spring outfits, then H&M should hit the spot.  The H&M Ladies 2015 Spring look is simple and not overly crazy patterns.  Prices range from $10.00USD and up to $100.00USD.

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Guess? Magazine S/S 2015

guessss2015magazineOn my reading list, the Guess Magazine online for S/S 2015.  The mission for this Spring 2015 is finding the right Guess Denim jeans for me to fit in.

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Stussy Women’s Spring 2015 Lookbook

stussywomenspring2015The theme for this year’s Spring fling collection for Stussy Women is strictly West Coast.  The Women’s Spring 2015 Lookbook is inspired by California culture and lifestyle.  Now I got that Katy Perry song, “California Gurls” stuck in my head.

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Adidas NEO Spring 2015

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Singer Selena Gomez is back with another Adidas NEO collection and this capsule is for Spring 2015.

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Y&R x Valfré Capsule Collection

llsecollectionStreet brand Young & Restless partners-up with artist/designer Ilse Valfré for this limited edition capsule collection.  If you’re a Wreckless girl looking for a splash of color and fun outfits, then check out this Y&R collection sold only on-line.

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LRG Girls Holiday 2014

lrggirl00The holidays are right around the corner.  Wow!  This year went by fast and so will this drop by LRG Holiday 2014 for the Ladies.

lrggirl01The look:  sleek, stylish, street and most of all comfy is the LRG Girls 2014 drop.  Look to spend around $26USD and up to $75USD for this Holiday mini-capsule collection.

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The ELLE Runway Collection @ Kohl’s

ellerunwaycollectionIf you’re looking for new outfits to wear to work or a night out on the town with your girls, then this ELLE Runway Collection should do the trick.  Feel upscale and modern, yet affordable with this Parisian-themed collection of dresses, tops, pants, coats and make-up sold exclusively at Kohl’s.

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Carhartt WIP x P.A.M. Ladies’ Collection

carharttpamvans 00Carhartt is known for their blue-collar working man’s clothes like jackets, jeans and overalls.  Over the years they branched into skate/street wear and now Carhatt WIP will introduce their very first ladies’ capsule collection.  Carhatt WIP will team-up with fashion label Perks and Mini (P.A.M.) for this women’s apparel line.  The collection features graphic tees, shirts, dresses, jackets, pants, caps and VANS shoes.

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Adidas “Get Ready!” Body Care Line

adidas body care lineIt seems like every sneaker company wants to get into the body wash, body lotion, hair & shampoo and perfume arena, well add Adidas to the mix with their new “Get Ready!” Body Care Line for Men and Women.

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Stussy Spring 2014 Collection

stussy coverNot just a skate brand, Stussy has been strutting urban street fashion since 1980 and here’s a look at what they are dropping into stores this spring for both men and women.  The Women’s collection digs back to retro ’80s/’90s styling, while the Men’s collection gives out a laid back beach vibe.

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Adidas Originals x Adoro FARM

adidasfarm 00Down in Brazil, Adidas Originals teams up with Brazilian brand Adoro FARM for some colorful beach lifestyle outwear.  This mini-capsule collection features lots fun vibrant colors and FARM’s classic print designs.

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H&M Ladies Spring 2014 Lookbook

h&m spring 2014It’s like Fashion Week here at Retrenders!  Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr fronts H&M Spring 2014 and of course Stephen mentions to me, oh “she’s that Victoria’s Secret model.”  Men, sometimes have this way of remembering non-essential details in life.  But back to the topic at hand is H&M’s Ladies Spring Fashion 2014.

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Geeky Graphic Tees for a Fight against Breast Cancer

shirtsforacureWhen our team was at New York Comic-Con 2013, we passed by a neat little booth selling cool graphic tees, but we also discovered it’s more than selling nerdy t-shirts.  Shirts For A Cure was started by punk-rock photographer Mark Beemer in 2002.  The various shirts and accessories sold by The Shirts For A Cure Project go to fight against breast cancer.  It helps underprivileged women with financial assistant in the fight against breast cancer.

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Sirens: The Pin-Up Art of David Wright

sirensdavidwrightWhat comes to mind, when you think pin-up art from of the 1940s-1960s?  Maybe model Bettie Page might pop in your head or paintings like the “Vargas Girls” by artist Alberto Vargas.  How about David Wright?  And NO, he’s not the Third Baseman from New York Mets baseball team!  In the 20th Century, British artist Dave Wright was also right-up there with his American peers like Alberto Vargas and Gil Elvgren.  World War II sparked the pin-up girl craze as David Wright created his “Lovelies.”  Dave Wright’s pin-up girls was all over Britain, “a standard fixture on the walls of barrack rooms, officers’ messes, pubs and clubs” (Terry Parker, Sirens: The Pin-Up Art of David Wright).

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