My unlikely find of last season was that chain link scarf from Benetton so it stands to reason that good old United Colours of Benetton are on my radar again this year. The problem is that venturing into Benetton stores rarely yields anything but something from their ad campaigns always seems to catch my eye. The trick I guess is to figure out when those glossy things you want in the pretty pictures pops up in-stores. I do see a bit of a ‘chain reaction’ going on though (cannot handle the number of wordplays I could be writing in this post…..). Last year it was about oversized wool chains and this year, it’s about chunky wool thread through actual chains. Ok, so it is a bit of a Chanel derivative but I am on a bit of a knitted bag rampage and I like the idea of the clash of textures between metal and wool. I’m also wondering whether those numerous chain/wool necklaces around the model’s neck is all for show or whether they’re actually wares for sale. I can see a chain frenzy happening before my very eyes as I load them up ALONG with my chain wool scarf of last year, creating a chaos around my neck that can only be worn with a plain black body-con minidress and a pair of stockingly fierce boots (yet to be determined…more about that later…).
September 4, 2007