This season I have become obsessed with Sumie Tachibana. As much as I love the glam rock look so many designers are rocking — case in point, Balenciaga, Derek Lam and Vena Cava:
Sumie incorporates a tough, rocker look with more romantic “gothic-y” flair. Oh, the hood. The darling hood on this one:
So, I am going to make an attempt to find affordable rocker pieces that are both kickass and interesting.
Sequins used to remind me of my grandma’s more glam friend — the one from Vegas. Older and wiser now, I’ve learned it’s all about the cut of the dress.
French Connection Sassy Sequins Dress On sale — $99.00
Forever 21 Sequin Soiree Dress — $19.99
Bebe Scattered Sequin Cashmere Sheer Dress — 97.99
National Jean Company Sequin Racerback Dress — $68.00
Arden B All Over Sequin Dress Style Number — $59.99
These Kerouac Ripped Leggings are $125.00
Same concept, different price at American Apparel — $32.00
New York Couture, an indie label, understands the balance of the glam rock look better than most:
New York Couture Limited Edition Sequin Halter Bubble Dress — $150.00
New York Couture Limited Edition Graffiti Print Halter Bubble Dress — $150.00
Glam Tees and Tunics:
New York Couture One of a Kind Sequin Zebra Flutter Sleeve Top — $75.00
Princess of the Posse oversized top featuring the girls from Echo Park — $44.00 Where is their s/s 09?
Urban Outfitters Members Only Skull Cami — $48.
Bebe Vamp Vixen Art of the Tee Tank Dress — $59.00
Just a hint of glam on an otherwise great fitting pair of white jeans: Free People Blank Studded Skinny Jeans — $78.00
Spooky, eerie and well-made: Atelier Iona Loyola Lattice Scarf – comes in Amethyst, Harvest and Ebony (pictured here) — $72.00
Free People Eclipse Satin Flat — $88.00
Takes an artist to envision a scary, truly rocker piece of jewelry crafted from — forks.
Indie Luck Vintage Fork Cuff Bracelet — $18.00
Indie Luck Vintage Fork You Necklace — $22.00