Reborn Drapes

by jennine on April 28, 2009

wauchob2acnecomplexgeometriesminitrenchEver since Scarlet got all dolled up in her curtains, wearing curtains have teetered the line between comedy and desire. Oh my, as a child I’d always pull the drapes and make myself out to be like i was wearing a gown, my grandmother even had beaded curtains, that was the best. What I want to know is why the windows get all the fun? Who needs privacy anyway? I mean with the internet around, we can throw that idea out the… eh… window.

Canadian boutique Reborn, stocks loads of designers like Alexander Wang, Acne, Fifth Avenue Shoe Repair, and emerging designers like Complex Geometries and Sharon Wauchob… yet there seems to be a recurring theme in the shop where everything  has a drapey-abstract-quality. Like all these designers conspired together to bring Scarlet back, so she can be born again.

On a side note: I couldn’t resist posting the mini-trench…  love it so much! Maybe I can go from playing Gone with the Wind to Inspector Gadget

Who knows?

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1 DesignerElla April 28, 2009 at 9:49 am

I often think that our comfy, fluffy-esque, thick blue comforter would make a fab gown if cut/sewn just right. And it would be so comfy. But I need it to stay as my comforter, and when I want a new color, I’m going to custom order a romantic duvet. Hehe.


2 Kathryn Elyse April 28, 2009 at 10:27 am

love the draping! it is so stylish, yet so very comfortable…!


3 Sal April 28, 2009 at 10:41 am

That drape-back dress is my fave … super sexy without being TOO revealing.


4 Allure April 28, 2009 at 11:24 am

Reborn is one of my favourite online shops, and I’m contemplating buying one of those complex geometries t-shirts.


5 jennine April 28, 2009 at 11:32 am

designer ella! ha! that’s perfect, comforters… a quilted gown sounds lovlely.
katheryn, i’ve been living in draped clothing lately. comfy is right!
sal.. i agree, it’s really a beautiful back!
allure, i love my complex geometries dress! you should do it!


6 Frankie - Swell Vintage April 28, 2009 at 2:00 pm

Draping instantly makes an outfit look sophisticated and high fashion, I think. These are gorgeous! x


7 SwanDiamondRose April 28, 2009 at 2:29 pm

oh no…. oh no…..! the mini-trench. oh my god. i have to have that. why did you do this to me?


8 Hannele April 28, 2009 at 5:17 pm

love it love it! anything draped is a fix of mine lately, great feature.


9 Nikita Swatkowski April 28, 2009 at 6:44 pm

I love a interesting collar on a jacket, and this mini trench is to die for!

I think of drapery as big, bold, strokes of paint on a canvas; so artistic, so fluid, awesome movement.

Thank you for featuring these!

x Nikita


10 caroline April 28, 2009 at 6:44 pm

That dress with the cut out back is pure amazing.


11 Allie April 28, 2009 at 11:48 pm

These are pure art! The draping is beautiful and liquid, and, oh my, I want them all!


12 jennine April 29, 2009 at 1:29 am

ooh i’m glad you like the drapes!
SWAN you and me can be minitrench twins!!!


13 Betsey J April 29, 2009 at 8:35 am

ahhh the Complex Geo top is amazing.

AA Circle Scarf is perfect for draping touches on any outfit.


14 dreamsequins May 5, 2009 at 8:47 am

I always feel so cozy and chic in drape-y clothing. There’s something universally flattering and expensive looking about it.


15 Denise October 1, 2009 at 9:21 pm

That’s Amazing, I never would have thought of doing that!


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