I perked up yesterday when I read that Louis Vuitton is doing another round of Stephen Sprouse designs (click here and here). I always had a thing for the late Sprouse. He might have been one of the first designers I was ever aware of, thanks to the Sprouse dress worn by Debbie Harry in Blondie’s 1979 Heart of Glass video.
For a long time, I hung on to an original Sprouse white blazer that I got in the ’80s, but got horribly discolored and the boxy cut was not at all flattering, so I had to let it go. Since then, I got a couple of pieces of the 2001 Sprouse-Vuitton collaboration, as well as a few pieces of vintage clothing. I’m always on the lookout for more, but a lot of it wasn’t really well made and the oversized, boxy ’80s cuts never really looked great on me.
Here’s my mini Sprouse collection.
From the new collection, I’d love to have this little green dress.
The one downside to the new Sprouse collection is that it is an excuse for Vuitton designer Marc Jacobs to make my eyes bleed by getting naked again. It certainly doesn’t take much to get him naked, does it? I should send the beyotch who once told me that I shouldn’t wear the Hardcore skirt to talk to Marc about his inappropriate nudity issue. If she was offended by my legs, I can’t imagine she’ll approve of this: