Author Archives: Marcy Swingle

Met Gala 2015: View From the Mark Hotel

Karen Elson in Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda at the Met Ball 2015
The Met Gala, one of the biggest parties of the year on the charity circuit, is quickly becoming the Oscars of the East Coast. Many of the celebs and models in town for the ball...
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Sylvia Haghjoo at Issey Miyake FW2015

Sylvia Haghjoo at Issey Miyake FW2015
Getting ready for the glamour tonight at the Met Ball. At the Issey Miyake show in Paris, Sylvia Haghjoo of the fashion blog Hug You injected a bit of glamour into a daytime look with a dress...
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Tropical Punch: Adriana Abascal at Issey Miyake FW2015

Adriana Abascal at Issey Miyake FW2015
  Tropical prints like this Tracy Reese skirt on Mexican actress Adriana Abascal are a refreshing pop of color to usher in the warm weather. I also like how she mixed it with multicolored Jimmy Choo shoes,...
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Culottes and a Fringe Bag, Outside Elie Saab

Culottes and Fringe Bag, Outside Elie Saab FW2015
With spring fully upon us, I am definitely feeling the need for some culottes. Skinny jeans were nowhere to be found outside the shows this season, and as hard as it is to pry oneself away...
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Saskia de Brauw at Mugler FW2015

Saskia de Brauw at Mugler FW2015
I love how top model Saskia de Brauw combines different layers with such panache. She exited the Mugler show in Paris wearing an oversize gray coat, skinny scarf tied at the neck, oxford and a...
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The Map Is Back! Gastro Chic Restaurants and Bars

gastro chic restaurant map
The map is back! All the restaurants and bars reviewed on this site, all in one place. Click through here to find it on Google Maps, or look for it anytime in the right sidebar...
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Caroline Issa at Kenzo FW2015

Caroline Issa at Kenzo FW2015
It may not be warm enough to ditch that outer layer just yet, but at least we can switch from black to blue for a more springlike look, as Caroline Issa did with a belted...
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Long White Sweater and Sheer Skirt, Outside Cedric Charlier FW2015

Long White Sweater and Sheer Skirt, Outside Cedric Charlier FW20
Another long white sweater, this time on a guest at the Cedric Charlier show. Not only is it great with a sheer skirt underneath, it looks super comfy.  
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Leila Yavari at Carven FW2015

Leila Yavari at Carven FW2015
Such a cool look on Leila Yavari at the Carven show in Paris - and a good example of how '90s grunge has been repurposed with a more sophisticated edge for 2015.  
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Anya Ziourova at Balmain FW2015

Anya Ziourova at Balmain FW2015
A chic and sophisticated look on Anya Ziourova in crisp black and white at the Balmain show in Paris. The neck tie, with just one fold at the throat and the ends dangling long, is...
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Two Maximalist Looks, Outside Elie Saab FW2015

Two Maximalist Looks, Outside Elie Saab FW2015
Two maximalist looks, complete with furs (one in pink), beautiful beading, suede and fringe on Erica Pelosini and a friend at the Elie Saab show in Paris.
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Ece Sukan at Sacai FW2015

Ece Sukan at Sacai FW2015
More military green, this time on Ece Sukan at the Sacai show. The way she's styled this look, with a long coat over a miniskirt and knee-high boots, is perfect for transitional spring weather. It...
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Army Green Jumpsuit and Bandana, Outside Elie Saab FW2015

Army Green Jumpsuit and Bandana, Elie Saab FW2015
Two trends in one: the military look and jumpsuits.  
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Ganso Yaki

Dried Skate, Baby Anchovy and Squid, Ganso Yaki Brooklyn
Located on a sunny corner right near Barclays Center in Brooklyn, this spin off of Ganso Ramen specializes in Japanese street food and grilled meats and vegetables - basically everything you need to go with...
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Sporty Chic, Outside Kenzo FW2015

Sporty Chic, Outside Kenzo FW2015
A great combination of a bomber jacket in army green and Coca Cola sweatshirt with a feminine white skirt and pom pom heels outside the Kenzo show in Paris.
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