Author Archives: Marcy Swingle

Woman on a Vespa, Milan

Woman on a Vespa, Milan
  Impeccable style from head to toe: a Milanese guest arrived at the Gucci SS2015 show in wide-legged white trousers, pink cap toe heels, a blue button down and a bright red printed helmet. Molto italiana. 
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J.J. Martin at Stella Jean SS2015

JJ Martin at Stella Jean SS2015
  A great vintage look in vivid coral on J.J. Martin at the Stella Jean show in Milan - and of course she was wearing flatform sandals before most of us were.
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Carola Bernard at Stella Jean SS2015

Carola Bernard at Stella Jean SS2015
An all-white outfit looks even better accessorized with a colorful bag, like this Paula Cademartori one carried by Carola Bernard in Milan.
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Daria Shapovalova at Kenzo SS2015

Daria Shapovalova at Kenzo SS2015
One of the best things about summer: a great dress is all you need to make the outfit, as seen on Daria Shapovalova at the Kenzo show.  
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Patricia Manfield at Kenzo SS2015

Patricia Mansfield at Kenzo SS2015
Loved this burst of yellow and white at the Kenzo show in Paris, plus the amazing architectural details on her sweater.
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Tilda Lindstam at Dries Van Noten FW2015

Caroline Brasch Nielsen at Dries Van Noten FW2015
One thing we noticed at this past weekend's Frieze Art Fair was the rising popularity of vintage clothing, especially among a younger generation of women who want to stand out without breaking the bank. After walking the Dries...
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Crisp Whites: Christine Centenera at Dries Van Noten FW2015

Christine Centenera at Dries Van Noten FW2015
Nothing says "summertime" like a crisp all white outfit. Christine Centenera was elegantly turned out in an optic white tunic layered over a white shirt and white slit maxi skirt at the Dries Van Noten...
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Christina Pitanguy at Chloe SS2015

Christina Pitanguy at Chloe SS2015
This sophisticated but relaxed look is the way to dress right now. At the Chloe show in Paris, Christina Pitanguy mixed and oversized cream colored top with a clingy luxex pleated skirt and platform heels....
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Skirt and Sneakers, Outside Chloe SS2015

Skirt and Sneakers, Outside Chloe SS2015
The skirt or dress and sneakers trend is one of the better ones in the past few years. A guest at the Chloe show in Paris mixed a nautically inspired striped skirt with white sneakers...
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Upland

Upland-10
Prolific restauranteur Stephen Starr has created many restaurants that loom large in our collective New York memory, but most are not memorable for the food. If you ever had a girlfriend who wanted a "Sex and the City" type experience when visiting...
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Mother and Daughter, Outside Chloe SS2015

Mother and Daughter, Outside Chloe SS2015
Another cute and chic mother daughter duo, this time outside the Chloe show in Paris.  
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Spring Mix, Outside Cedric Charlier FW2015

Bomber Jacket and Print Top, Outside Cedric Charlier FW2015
A cool mix of high and low fashion - military bomber jacket and jeans with a print top and fabulous mules.
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Anna Dello Russo and Giovanna Battaglia at Carven FW2015

Anna Dello Russo and Giovanna Battaglia at Carven FW2015
Two great looks on Anna Dello Russo and Giovanna Battaglia at the Carven show in Paris.  
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Blue Jacket and Khaki Skirt, Outside Carven FW2015

Blue Jacket and Khaki Skirt, Outside Carven FW2015
Hemlines: up or down? Why decide? A lot of great skirts now play with two different layers and lengths. This khaki one outside the Carven show worked beautifully with a blue varsity jacket.  
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Gilda Ambrosio at Ann Demeulemeester FW2015

Gilda Ambrosio at Ann Demeulemeester FW2015
Jumpsuits have been around for a couple seasons now, but they haven't lost any of their utilitarian appeal. Gilda Ambrosio wore a black zippered one to the Ann Demeulemester show in Paris with deconstructed skater sneakers.  
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