Top model Aymeline Valade said to her friend when she was leaving Fendi: I always have a bike. It’s the easiest way to get around.
Fashion Week has become a sneak preview of a different sort: some of the top bloggers attend the shows wearing looks from collections that haven’t even been released to the public yet. At the Emporio Armani show, Chiara Ferragni wore head-to-toe Fendi resort – a colorful collection that’s distinctive for its polka dots.
At the Ralph Lauren show in New York, Shiona Turini used her street style clout to make a political point with her “they have names” tee – so names like Eric Garner and Trayvon Martin stay on people’s minds even when we are living in the bubble that is fashion week. Not only that, it actually looked chic.
Model Katlin Aas wore a polished and chic version of the rocker chick look after walking the Michael Kors show. Long layers on top are key for fall, as are low heeled boots like these.
W Magazine’s Karla Martinez always looks fantastic, but particularly on the last day of New York fashion week, when the rest of us looked a lot less refreshed. She sported a Proenza Schouler red tweed shorts suit to the Ralph Lauren show – a great example of how to mix flats with business attire.
More black and white! Obviously something is in the air. Model Saskia de Brauw wore a black cotton suit with white trim after the Marc Jacobs show. Love the sheer panel and also her mussed hair.
Models off duty Hjunjeong Ji and Irene Kim both wore black and white to the Ralph Lauren show in New York – a great graphic punch.
Meanwhile, on the other side of town, the fashion got wild at the Jeremy Scott show. Sam and Cailli Beckerman of Beckerman Blog mixed Moschino bags and Sponge Bob visor with sequins and painted jeans. Cailli Beckerman actually painted the Beavis and Butthead cartoons on those jeans herself – impressive!
These boots were made for walkin’! Stylist Shea Marie of Peace Love Shea has just launched a line of shoes and boots with Steve Madden, including this sexy suede over-the-knee pair. She wore them with a leopard-print Equipment dress and white jacket with fringe sleeves to the Michael Kors show yesterday.