Hervé Léger by Max Azria—one of our favourites at each New York Fashion Week—showed an equestrian-themed collection for fall 2012. But to our eyes, Azria's bandage dresses, harnesses and gladiator boots actually reminded us of warriors, ready to face a tough urban battle. Tibi's stylish...

Fashion curation has gone viral. The latest trend to go digital is that of the exhibition, the dawn of the "virtual" museum, a museum, as the name suggests, that only exists online. While virtual museums have been around since the millennium, it is only now that fashion brands have harnessed...

New York Times (blog) Paris Fashion Week: Rick Owens harnesses the power of the pyramid Los Angeles Times (blog) Entering from between two large, angled slab-like panels that looked like the entrance to a futuristic pyramid, the models wearing Rick Owens' spring and summer 2012 menswear...

Paris Fashion Week SS12: Akris, Dries Van Noten, Haider Ackermann Who: Akris What it made us think of: How to reference cars without using children's bed sheets (1966's Grand Prix was the inspiration for this sleek collection) What we liked: Dresses with racing stripes, harness bags, photo...

Like so many other things that were only recently considered too sexually charged to comfortably see the light of day, in a few short years the leather harness has infiltrated the realms of what we consider fashionable. Behold the young fashion designer Elisabeth Teixeira introduced bondage...

I already told you that the big thing about acessories now is the leather harness that rolled into fashion from a fetish item to a sophisticated acessory. But you must know how to use it! Já vos tinha falado que a Big Thingem acessórios actualmente é o arnês em couro que tem rolado na moda...

From Rodarte's shearling dress to Herve Leger by Max Azria's leather harnesses, to the ubiquity of a thing called "gorilla arms," here is my enormous head looming before you in hopefully a nonthreatening (at the very least) manner to chat about a New York Fashion Week fall trend cheat sheet....

In the mainstream, the harnesses were spotted on the Comme des Garçons runway, and in Topshop and Patricia Field. The latter is selling leather harnesses by Zana Bayne (below) which they recommend wearing over dresses, t-shirts, tank tops or -- for the bold -- nothing at all! While the...

As the fashion crowd ponders the meaning of John Galliano, an unapologetic attention-seeker, landing at the anonymous house of Maison Martin Margiela (the latest gobsmacker: he's been spotted actually wearing the required white lab coat), it's back to business for the label's parent company....

And that's it! Slide the shoe harness around your ankle, pair it with your favorite pumps for a glam look! What do you think of the ankle strap trend? Do you like shoe harnesses? Would you do this DIY? Are there any other DIYs you would like to see the tutorials for? Let me know in the...

 

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