After 34 years of wild-child fashion, Betsey Johnson has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. She will reportedly still be designing sportswear for the Steve Madden line. Sure, designers such as Jeremy Scott, Meadham Kirchoff, and Jean-charles de Castelbajac will continue to use color and pop culture iconography in fashion, but there is only one Betsey Johnson.
The Fall 2012 Alexander McQueen collection behind the scenes video with DAZED which Stylite referred to as "fashion porn", and I agree. Also, the very interesting spread in May 2012 VOGUE, "Jewel in the Crown" which focuses on the headpieces/art created by Julien d'Ys.
Photo credit: AMC, Vogue, Stylite, DAZED Mag