The Celine S/S 2014 collection, with its colorful paint splashed print, is seriously coveted by the fashion set. Fashion consultant Yasmin Sewell was one of the first to take it out for a spin, wearing a pretty Celine skirt under a blue coat at the Rochas show in Paris.
Another pop of color for you on a gloomy day: at the Lacoste show in New York, Nausheen Shah wore a bright red coat, fur vest and white jeans and carried an awesome “Size Does Matter” clutch – a personalized bag by BOYY bags.
It may snow again in New York today. We can’t take any more winter! Therefore I’m going to try to focus on the cheerful colors worn by Indre Rockefeller at the Derek Lam show, where she mixed a cherry red coat with a pink top with sequin flowers. There has got to be spring around here somewhere.
Fringe provided the dramatic accent for many of the guests at Paris fashion week, like this woman at the Dries Van Noten show, who accessorized a pink top with a fur fringe scarf and black hat.
It happened: a top American designer has taken on the task of designing a plus-size line. Isabel Toledo, who has clothed Michelle Obama, showed a capsule collection for Lane Bryant last Thursday night in New York. Despite my initial fears that it might all be colorful caftans, there was a lot on the runway to appeal to a diverse spectrum of women.
For the plus-size models on the runway, there was no hiding in an all-black formless sack. Instead Toledo’s collection was a celebration of vivid patterns (designed by her husband Ruben Toledo), cinched waistlines, curvy shapes and even a strapless wedding-like dress. The Lane Bryant buyer got a taste of young trends that – guess what! – don’t only look good on thin people, like lace, peplums, shirred edges, ombre, and layers of architecturally rendered chiffon, a beautifully cut coat, a fun party dress. And the models looked comfortable in their skin – not just comfortable but sexy, confident. (more…)
Blogger Alissa Wilson of Stylish Curves wore some pretty floral print pants and a hot pink top to the Isabel Toledo for Lane Bryant show last night. Adding florals under a black overcoat is a great way to warm up to spring.
Still can’t get enough pink for spring 2014! Lucky Magazine’s Alexis Bryan Morgan wore an oversized pink coat to the Peter Som show in New York and accessorized with a pink clutch and pale pink scarf. White jeans and snakeskin print heels are another good investment for spring.
A beautiful look for transitional spring weather. Outside the Max Mara show in Milan, a guest wore a long black vest under a pale cream silk coat for an invisible layer of warmth. The tomato red pants are a nice pop of color; the jeweled buckle flats are Prada. Also note: again, bared ankles for spring.
It started pouring as the Giambattista Valli ended in Paris this season, and while many fashionistas melted down (including one yelling on her phone to her missing driver: “My head is getting wet! Why is this happening?!?!”) Nicole Warne of Gary Pepper kept her cool. The scarf at her neck quickly became a head scarf matching her pink plaid skirt. The white booties by Nicholas Kirkwood are really cute for spring.
Marie Claire accessories editor Kyle Anderson is always dressed (and accessorized) to the nines during fashion week, and even the last show of the last day of the last fashion week was no exception. At the Hermes show in Paris, he wore a Prada print jacket, shredded Saint Laurent jeans, and Pierre Hardy high tops. Detail shot of the sneakers after the jump. (more…)
This guy, seen at several shows during Paris fashion week, has really cool personal style – menswear deconstructed. The vest is actually layered over a striped jacket and that over a striped painter’s shirt. The jeans cuffed high are also a nice and unusual touch.
Update: He is Damien Foxe of the Financial Times.
Flashback to the first day of Fashion Month: WSJ’s David Thielebeule always strikes just the right balance of classic and on trend in menswear, layering a black and white burled coat over a black leather jacket, white button down and dark jeans.
Irene Kim of The Contempt + the Sublime made a big splash at New York fashion week this past season, wearing cool outfits every day. At the Altuzarra show, she wore layers of floral print denim by Topshop, a pale blue coat, pink hat and those shiny new Birkenstocks that may be everywhere come summer.
Model Charlotte Free bundled up in green – including a moss green Chanel bag – after walking the Chanel show in Paris. She has really cool, individualistic personal style that reminds me of the grunge days in the ’90s, when we’d do a lot of our clothes shopping at Army Navy stores.
I had a dream last night about these DKNY jeans covered with decals, seen here on Dani Stahl outside the Derek Lam show, so I figured it was time to run the photo. A Valentino clutch and Fendi fur keyring add to the fun.