September 9th, 2013

Uh oh, the return of the logo

I’m feeling logo-mania in the ether. The Louis Vuitton Parnassea bag with the enormous LV is everywhere and Alexander Wang used his name as the pattern on many of the pieces in his show yesterday.

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JIL SANDER

Leather shoulder bag

PRADA

Logo-detailed nylon slingback pumps

TERRY

Belted cotton-terry playsuit

TOD'S

Gommino leather loafers

MARNI

Trunk New Nano leather crossbody bag

JIL SANDER

Cropped boiled-wool sweater

JIL SANDER

Belted cotton skirt

SAINT LAURENT

Tribute leather mules

DIOR EYEWEAR

EverDior SU square sunglasses

TOD'S

Leather pumps

JIL SANDER

Cotton-blend midi dress

SAINT LAURENT

Bianca leather sandals

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  • No No! Not for me…

    NancySeptember 9th, 2013  8:13 PM

     
  • Ugh, no.

    une femme d'un certain âgeSeptember 9th, 2013  9:36 PM

     
  • It’s those pesky ’80’s. everyone kept saying they were back…and this is the proof!

    BeccaSeptember 10th, 2013  2:06 AM

     
  • I say NO! It’s anyway soo difficult to find things withOUT logo. I am not a billboard or any other commercial space, sorry!

    IzabelaSeptember 10th, 2013  5:52 AM

     
  • I prefer no logo at all. If there is a logo involved, I prefer that it be discreet. I once pried a “too large for my taste” metal Prada logo off a pair of boots.

    RobbiSeptember 10th, 2013  6:56 AM

     
  • PS – As Cathy Horyn of the NY Times says this morning “There’s Lots to Gain by Keeping It Simple!”

    RobbiSeptember 10th, 2013  7:22 AM

     
  • Wearing or carrying a logo just seems so sad and needy……..

    AliSeptember 10th, 2013  7:42 AM

     
  • Although I rather like the LV on the bag above, I think the attempt to resurrect the logo as part of the design of an item will fail. That was a time where conspicuous consumption was appreciated. It isn’t now, and an article of clothing has to stand or fail on its own qualities. Consumers have grown up.

    AprilSeptember 10th, 2013  9:19 AM

     
  • Hear, hear April. I think if we just ignore it for the Emperor’s New Clothes phenomenon that it is, IT will go away. Along with fluffy pink purses and (sorry Phoebe) mink slippers.

    SueMSeptember 10th, 2013  10:57 AM

     
  • I want to know who makes those bracelets in the first picture!

    bisbeeSeptember 10th, 2013  11:01 AM

     

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