Monday, 28 February 2011

The debate we've all had. Summer or Fall?

So, I was having a chat with one of my friends about the best season. I said Fall, she said Summer. Every season I am so much more excited about winter clothes, all the layers, textures, FUR! But summer just seems to lack something for me. I think it is the fact there is not so much leeway too experiment with. Winter you can layer, miss-match, dress ultimately in grey scale if you just feel like it, and wear expensive coats. Summer lacks so much of those choices. Yes, you can wear lightweight fabrics and can convince yourself that 'less is more,' but really for me it's just boring.
Having said that, winter has dragged on for wayy too long, and the trends we were so excited about, now just make me want to scream, and to make it all worse, spring still seems decades away.
But this summer, all I can say is I want to hibernate. I am slightly worried and tbh not excited for the approaching season's trends. Androgyny, 70s (shivers down the spine), neon, long skirts, and as Hilary Rose stated, "Witty prints. Witty is fashion's way of saying, 'We know this is hideous but we had to brighten up the catwalk show." This is a statement I could not agree with more. It also made me LOL. Prints are starting, slowly, to grow on me but I can't say I love them enough to pour money over.
Well, on the bright side of these not-so-warming predictions, at least here in England we have the comfort of knowing that we don't actually have a summer anyway. Every summer I purchase all these new clothes, and are forced to cover them up with January's coat. Maybe we could all just live 6 months behind until next winter comes around. Brilliant....

BUT there is one thing we can look forward to, and probably the only advantage of this season towards style... Rainbow hair. We have seen it emerging, and I think we are all picturing the SAME colour. Red. This is kind of getting boring now. EVERYONE that is 'brave enough' (apparently), has died their hair red. Sorry, but it is just the same old now. Hopefully for the approaching season we shall start seeing a more creative hair-colour palette.

Well, until everyone has done it that is.

I'm sticking with my preference. Fall.

I do expect I shall change my mind soon enough. Too indecisive.

*Apologies for the flash glare*


  1. I agree with you wholeheartedly ... I'll take fall over summer any day! Especially now, because where I live "winter" has suddenly turned into summer. I got to wear my coats for a whole three weeks and that pissed me off! It's not fair. I wanted to wear the sh-t out of them.

    Regarding the comment you left on my blog (the Muggs, remember? haha), I can totally understand what you're saying. I mean, it is true that uggs are not feminine in the slightest way ... but I was still so shocked (and still am) that these types of coherent reactions --like yours-- simply were not willing to enter my brain.

    I'm loving your blog and your collages!

    Greetings from Mexico, and here's to hoping for Fall to come back into our lives!
    Fernanda Lucila

  2. I am glad that SOMEONE else agrees with me, it may be because I live in England. It is always winter and no-one ever wants what they already have! Haha I do get a fair amount of wear out of my coats so I can't complain.

    & I know exactly what you mean about the 'muggs,' I like how you did that. Don't worry, I have seen this trend trying to sweep in for a few seasons now, I don't think it will ever stick :)

    much love x