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Label Rag: Balenciaga S/S 09 lookbook

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Shop rag: Alter gets John Fluevog shoes

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Alter New York is taking me on a trip down memory lane when the shop announced that they’re carrying John Fluevog shoes. Fluevog footwear was a staple of my teenage years in the early 90’s. I soon forgot about the label, until today, when I noticed that the footwear was being carried at Alter and the Fluevog legend lives on in new shape and form- Hello old friend! My, How you’ve changed!

Of course,the label hasn’t stopped producing shoes since the 90’s,but rarely ever mentioned now these days. John Fluevog matured and updated their look for S/S 09  but still recognizably Fluevog) from those clunky, funky “House” Shoes as I used to call them back then to classic silhouettes like oxfords with a splash of modern panache.

Here’s a little background about me for Ya’, John Fluevog Inspired me to pursue a career in the footwear industry designing footwear. So thanks to them, I now my day job consist of Shoe line art, colors and materials.

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Anyways, This old man is babbling on about his past when simply I just wanted to announce that Alter is now carrying John Fluevog. The first styles they’re offering is the Men’s CBC Radio, available in decadent Green leather and also in Black canvas.

Alter is located at:

ALTER 109 (MEN)
109 Franklin St.
near Greenpoint Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11222
tel: 718.784.8818

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Shop rag: My ACNE cart has been filled….

…..with these s/s 09 items:

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Shorts: Prima

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Jersey: Hi Vest Print

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Jersey: Hi Vest Bang DF

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Knit: Frankly C DF

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Denim Shirt: Bill

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Shirt: Soft SB

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Jersey: Hurcules Dot DF

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News Rag: Veronique Branquinho to close

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Men.style.com reports:

” Veronique Branquinho, whose namesake house will close. Belgian-born Branquinho, known for her restricted palette and intricate constructions, showed in Paris. She was recently appointed creative director of the French leather goods company Delvaux.’

*****UPDATE: the excerpt above was taken from Men.style.com, They claim that Delvaux is French leather company, when in fact, it is not. (Thanks to The devil must hav ea delvaux bag for the correction).

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Shop Rag: Uniqlo Summer 09 look book with agyness & luke

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Label Rag: COS S/S 09 lookbook

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Read-it-rag: RCA Class of 2009

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Over at Style Salvage, Mr. Steve treats us to an introduction to RCA’s MA graduates. What is Known as one of the places to discover fashion’s future stars,but is known to be the place where the current thirty six MA students get their fashion paws dirty in all forms of fashion including menswear, womenswear, footwear and accessories. Alumni include Ossie Clark, Philip Treacy and Christopher Bailey.

The show takes place at the College in the Henry Moore Gallery on 10 June 2009 but Steve sourced and delivered the goods early on.

To see a list of the fresh new fashion faces,head on over to Style Salvage.

-MP