1. This jumpsuit.
This collection is Marc Jacobs’s riff on Edie Sedgwick, and was praised everywhere. Tim Blanks wrote for Style.com that “the monochrome, amphetamine-sharp brilliance of the designer’s vision cut a precise swathe through all the uncertain murk that swirls around pop culture right now.” Times critic Cathy Horyn called it “sexy” and noted that Jacobs “has enormous feeling for what is contemporary.”
So really, this jumpsuit is smart — The Look of critical acclaim.
2. This studded dress with faces on it.
By Proenza Schouler. Try wearing it in the next Occupy Wall Street march and see how much you blend in despite your outfit being the dress version of wealth. (The brand’s dresses easily retail for around $1,000.)
3. This studded dress with a pool party on it.
These Proenza Schouler dresses are inspired by Tumblr.
4. This punky glasses lanyard.
Cynthia Rowley experiments with grandma style, hat hair.
5. These overalls(?).
By Jeremy Scott.
6. These giraffe-print overalls.
By Jeremy Scott. I think he’s trying to say: “Did somebody order a giraffe?”
7. These panty hose as pants.
That’s right female pop singers — you’ve been wearing your panty hose on the wrong side of your underpants.
Also, the rainbow in this photo has to be the happiest accident. Thank you, Jeremy Scott.
8. These sheer dresses.
Naked is the new clothed.
By Jeremy Scott, again.
10. These leather manties and coordinating shark-themed accessories.
I don’t know why you’d go to the beach in anything else.
By the Blonds.
11. This whoopie cushion dress.
Critics did not like this Rodarte collection but I’ll defend it. Most designers don’t have the balls to put something out there that immediately calls to mind flatulence.
12. This plaid muu muu with a heart on it.
Zooey Deschanel on steroids.
By Alexandre Herchcovitch.
13. This matador costume.
By Ralph Lauren. I wonder what this looks like in polo shirt?
14. This puffy shirt.
You know you’re a well-liked designer when it seems like all you’re really missing are maracas, and people still say you “didn’t fail to deliver real-life chic.”
By Ralph Lauren.
15. This nose-less snorkel mask.
Never look like a dork on vacation again, thanks to Michael Kors.
16. This jumpsuit with the Aladdin pants.
Not surprised this is from Katie Holmes’s clothing line, given her (albeit misguided) penchant for the style.
17. And this jumpsuit with the Aladdin pants.
I just want to point out that more than one of this style appeared on the New York runways. This one is by Rachel Zoe.
18. This eye makeup.
Great for when you really want to queen out.
See? Looks totally different from afar!
By Betsey Johnson.