My It Things held a contest not only for designers, but also writers.
I was asked to judge a fall trend analysis by 10 fashionistas on the basis of originality, personal voice, and creative writing. In my opinion, “In Search of Joan of Arc” was the landslide winner. This woman aligned the predominance of gunmetal metallics and chunky chain accessories with Joan’s armor, but took it further by referencing how others viewed her. Which leaves us to question: will women who sport this trend be seen in the same light? The images in the article depict the contrary, and instead show how women can be bold and feminine at the same time.
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