Author Archives: Marcy Swingle

Mix and Match: Tiffany Hsu at Erdem SS2017

Tiffany Hsu at Erdem SS2017
Loved the interplay of patterns in this embroidered sheer dress by Self Portrait with a leopard bag on Tiffany Hsu at the Erdem show.  
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Get Cozy: Caroline Issa at Peter Pilotto SS2017

Caroline Issa at Peter Pilotto SS2017
The weather's getting colder, and it's time to get cozy. Caroline Issa looked comfy but chic in a cashmere turtleneck sweater and pale gray coat and trousers at the Peter Pilotto show in London.
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Milk & Hops

Exterior, Milk & Hops
Wedged between a Starbucks and a Chase Bank is an unlikely interloper among the chain stores on lower Broadway: Milk & Hops, a sliver of a market and bar dedicated to all things cheese and beer....
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Into Combat: Sara Sampaio at Alberta Ferretti SS2017

Sara Sampaio After Alberta Ferretti SS2017
Combat boots have been a major trend for fall 2016, as seen on Victoria's Secret model Sara Sampaio after walking the Alberta Ferretti show.
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Biking in a Hat and Gloves, NYC November 2016

Biking in Hat and Gloves, Astor Place
Winter is coming to New York City, but that hasn't deterred people from biking around town. A man wore a hat, scarf and gloves as he biked through Astor Place one morning.
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Cocktail Recipe: Tequila ‘n’ Tears

Tequila n Tears Cocktail, Gastro Chic
A wise man once said that we are only allowed to mope about the election until Thanksgiving. So make the most of the last few hours of moping - or steel yourself for right wing encounters -...
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Luxe Layers: Susie Bubble at Carven SS2017

Susie Bubble at Carven SS2017
One item we spotted several times during fashion month: sheer tulle skirts worn over skirts or jeans. They may not add much in terms of warmth, but they do add some whimsy and glamour to...
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Pretty in Punk: Caroline Daur at Carven SS2017

Caroline Daur at Carven SS2017
There's something particularly inspiring about punk-inspired looks right now. Caroline Daur wore a choker studded with beads that look like pins and a pink Carven top to the Carven show in Paris.
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I Zig, You Zag: Charlotte Groeneveld at Carven SS2017

Charlotte Groeneveld at Carven SS2017
The zig zag knit, popularized by Missoni, is a classic that never goes out of style. It's also a cozy way to sweater-dress. Charlotte Groeneveld wore a zig zag knit sweater and dress by Chloe...
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All Black, New York City, November 9, 2016

All Black, New York City, November 9, 2016
This woman was one of many wearing all black on the streets of New York today, the day after the 2016 election. Hot pants may be unusual in November, but the heart-shaped sunglasses should be...
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Sofie Valkiers in Red, White and Blue

Sofie Valkiers at Dior Couture FW2014
A throwback to July 2014: Sofie Valkiers in red, white and blue at the Dior couture show. Take the time to vote today!
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Making the Cut: Taylor Tomasi Hill at Carven SS2017

Taylor Tomasi Hill at Carven SS2017
An updated cut for skinny jeans/pants is one with flare, cropped at the ankle to show off those shoes, as seen on Taylor Tomasi Hill at the Carven show in Paris.
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Layer It On: Helena Bordon at Sacai SS2017

Helena Bordon at Sacai SS2017
Layering is more than a means of keeping warm. At the Sacai show in Paris, Helena Bordon layered a turtleneck under a patent leather bustier for a look that was both chic and cozy. This technique...
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Irene Kim at Sacai SS2017

Irene Kim at Sacai SS2017
Loved the details in this look on Irene Kim at Sacai: the strappy black leather overalls, the cutouts in the sweater, and the crushed velvet boots. Even better: her outfit matches her hair!
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Gilded Edge: Giovanna Battaglia at Valentino SS2017

Giovanna Battaglia at Valentino SS2017
Another nice high-low mix of Prada and street wear, this time on Giovanna Battaglia. At the Valentino show, she topped a denim shirt and Fenty x Puma sneakers with a gold jacquard Prada coat. The...
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