Is Fashion Too Safe?

Victoria Beckham Fall Winter 2014 Victoria Beckham Fall Winter 2014
Victoria Beckham Fall Winter 2014
Victoria Beckham Fall Winter 2014

“Word is that retailers will no longer take gambles on new designers, or on old designers with new looks, or on any look that doesn’t look like the last look that sold well, because they make their buy according to the buy that worked the season before – because it is (say it with me) safer.”

Read more here at Financial Times.

Let’s face it.The only ones who can actually buy luxury goods are those that have disposable income large enough to indulge in something frivolous like fashion. Those who save and then buy luxury goods usually go for investment pieces, which most of the time come in monochromatic colour, so that they can wear it more than a few times without people noticing. We have arrived at a time when repeat-usage of clothes is considered a disgrace when it ought not to be.