Fuchsia Queen: Carice van Houten at Schiaparelli FW2015

Carice van Houten a.k.a. the Game of Thrones‘ “Red Queen” looked so positively vibrant in fuchsia at last year’s Schiaparelli show that I didn’t recognize her until now. Just goes to show you want a jolt of summer color can do.

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Bill Cunningham 1929 – 2016

I was shocked and saddened to hear about the death of Bill Cunningham this Saturday. He was 87, but somehow he seemed immortal to me, or at least indefatigable. Anyone who shoots street style owes him the world. There was “street” photography before Bill Cunningham, but not the sort that focused solely on fashion until he started publishing his photos in the Times.

People often ask me if I “knew” him, and the answer, as it is for most people in fashion, is both yes and no.
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Beat the Heat: Paula Goldstein at Dior Couture FW2015

If you think of all white as the summer equivalent of all black, you will get over any qualms you have about wearing it. This classic neutral makes a statement while keeping you cool. Paula Goldstein posed in all white outside the Dior couture show in Paris.

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The White Stuff: White Overalls, Outside Dior Couture FW2015

A guest at the Dior couture show paired crisp white overalls with Chanel accessories for a casual but chic look.

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Spot On: Candela at Schiaparelli FW2015

Polka dots are the quintessential summer print, and they’re especially pretty in a long silk dress, as seen on Candela at the Schiaparelli show in Paris.

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Chinoiserie: Catherine Baba at Schiaparelli FW2015

One trend we noticed at the Governors Ball – several stylish attendees were wearing chinoiserie-style robes as outerwear. Stylist Catherine Baba of Paris has been doing this for years, often pairing hers with a sun hat.

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Getting Out of the Limo, Ulyana Sergeenko Couture FW2015

Less than a month to go until the couture crowd descends on Paris for another round of haute couture shows. Outside the Ulyana Sergeenko show last summer, a guest stepped out of a limo in a crisp look in all white from head to toe.

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Oscar Engelbert and Giovanna Battaglia at Paris Fashion Week FW2016

The couple that dresses together… Congrats to Giovanna Battaglia and Oscar Engelbert, married this past weekend and seen here at Paris fashion week FW2016 in matching sunny yellow. Check out the Instagram hashtag #oscarandgio for a ton of cute photos of their glamorous wedding in Capri.

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Rainbow Pants and Shoes, Outside Chloe FW2016

Rainbows have been a recurring motif in fashion for the past few seasons. If you have anything rainbow, now is the time to bust it out.

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Margaret Zhang at Chloe FW2016

 
Denim with lots of volume is a welcome change after years of skinny jeans and shrunken jackets. Margaret Zhang wore an oversize denim trench coat and wide-legged jeans to the Chloe show in Paris. 

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Tiffany Hsu at Miu Miu FW2016

The weather feels a little like fall today and as such we’re going to do some trend spotting for September. Velvet was on the checklists of some major retailers this past fashion month – look for more of it in stores come fall. Tiffany Hsu wore a dramatic ruched red velvet dress to the Miu Miu show in Paris.

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In the Press: Street Style at the Governors Ball

In the press: a whole slideshow of photos I took for the New York Times Styles section for the Governors Ball. There were a few cool looks among the sea of jorts, notably this one on Jessica Louise Dye, who coordinated a bunch of balloons with her outfit. Fun and extremely practical for the friends trying to find each other at this huge music festival.

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Helena Bordon at Hugo Boss SS2016

Silk pleats in an abstract floral print are light and lovely for a summer day in Midtown, as seen on Helena Bordon at the Hugo Boss SS2016 show.

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Eva Chen at Ralph Lauren SS2016

Graphic punch: Instagram’s Eva Chen wore graphic print in black and white to the Ralph Lauren show in New York.

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Anya Ziourova at 3.1 Phillip Lim SS2016

No looking back: Anya Ziourova wore 3.1 Phillip Lim to the forward-thinking designer’s September show in NYC.

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