C. Madeleine’s Madeleine Kirsh is featured as BeSleek.com’s new Style Profile feature. See the Q & A with Madeleine and learn about her philosophy on fashion as individualism. The vintage fashion phenomenon is now a trending topic and Madeleine set the curve over a decade ago as the visionary for what a vintage fashion store should be. Now embraced by celebrities, stylists, fashion magazines, fashion writes, editors and designers, the fashion public is incorporating it into what to wear for their special occasions and day to day wardrobe. Watching the runway shows of recent weeks in Paris, Milan and New York Fashion Weeks, fashion’s future takes a cue from fashion’s past.
Here are some runway looks for next spring which can already be found in C. Madeleine’s from collections past:
(from top, click through to get the vintage version) A glamourous gold beaded fringe dress hot of the Paris runway for Spring 2011 from Louis Vuitton. Get a vintage version of this dress by Bob Mackie now for less. Chanel Spring 2011 shows a Chanel jacket very similar to a vintage Chanel jacket at C. Madeleine’s from a past collection. alice + olivia’s Stacey Bendet took a cue from vintage Thierry Mugler about dynamic draping.