Seen on the streets, a combination of vintage and new items that adds up to timeless chic.
Alek Wek wore a crisp suit in all white by Michael Kors to the Whitney Museum Gala – a look that could also go from day to night.
The double-breasted jacket, particularly in cotton poplin, is a must-have in menswear this summer. Above, Johannes Huebl in a double-breasted jacket at Valentino, and below, a New Yorker on his way to work in a similar style.
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The midi skirt paired with a button-down shirt is shaping up to be a key daytime look for spring/summer 2017. This polished but pretty Valentino skirt was spotted on a couple of guests at the resort show in NYC.
Top model Helena Christensen wore a Valentino frock in layered white tulle to the resort show this week.
The stars align at this time of year, when glittery spring benefit parties intersect with longer daylight hours, allowing us to see some eveningwear trends on the street. At the Whitney Gala and Studio party last night, which raised $5.1M for the museum, artist Cleo Wade wore a long slouchy, long sleeved dress with chunky white heels. The covered-up trend continues, even in eveningwear.
The always-on-trend Olivia Palermo wore a satin bomber jacket with tropical prints and a pop of yellow to the Valentino resort show yesterday in New York. She mixed it with a striped top in a clever styling twist.
Valentino came to town this week to put on a resort show in downtown NYC. The fashion crowd came out in force for designer Pierpaolo Piccioli, who hasn’t missed a beat since taking full helm of the label last year. Harley Viera Newton was one of several starlets in attendance and arrived in a pink striped Valentino dress embroidered with hearts.
Here’s one color trend we’re still seeing a lot of: bright yellow, as spotted on Elina Halimi at the Alberta Ferretti show. This perennially happy color is a nice way to welcome the summer.
Taylor Tomasi Hill cinched a military jacket with a wide black belt at the Delpozo show in New York.
Prince of Wales plaid popped up everywhere during fashion month on women and men. This lightweight material works well as transition wear during the spring. At Valentino, Marianne mixed it with an orange sweatshirt and retro sunglasses.
We are now entering into prime shoe season, when it’s warm enough to ditch the socks but not so hot that you can’t even bear to wear shoes. Today’s cropped pants are great for showcasing a new pair, especially mules, which are shaping up to be the shoe of the season, as seen on Victoria Magrath in London.
Spotted outside the Marchesa bridal show: model Amanda Wellsh in black leather pants. It’s not time to put these away quite yet: they work well on a cool or rainy spring day, especially when you show a little ankle.
Staying chic even in the rain with a fantastically painted leather coat and feather-trimmed jacket at Paris fashion week.