Rodarte’s new spring collection was filled with gorgeous monochrome looks with edgy accents. Fringe ran rampant, being used as trim on skirts and tops. Sheer cut outs and bare midriffs added some interest by showing a bit of skin. My favorite element was the use of scorpions as a motif in several of the pieces. I also really loved the lock earrings as well. They were a great accessory to add, and I’m toying with the idea of recreating my own pair. But how did you guys like the collection?
Kicking off my New York Fashion Week coverage is one of my long time favorites. Jill Stuart always seems to keep me interested with her predominantly feminine aesthetic, because she always mixes things up. This time, for Spring 2014 she presented a beautifully contradictory collection. She kept her signature feminine, flirty silhouettes with ruffles and lace, but injected a rock and roll element. Edgy leather and rocker details elevated her pieces and differentiated them from previous collections. There was a very grungy vibe to the styling as well. The perfectly unkempt hair and makeup complemented the clothing and pulled the whole look together. Stuart succeeded in her goals of creating an on trend but innovative and stylish collection, and personally I loved it. But what do you think?
It’s that time of year again…Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is here. Keep coming back to be updated on the best of New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014.
Alice & Olivia’s Fall collection shown at New York Fashion Week was fantastic. It was as if by looking at the presentation you were immediately sent to a magical and fantastical land. The details in the collection were very, it seemed, baroque inspired. The whole presentation looked regal. Not to mention the amazing accessories. I’m in love with the zebra bag, it reminds me of my childhood because I had a cute little beaded coin purse in the shape of a panda bear. The designers really hit it out of the park this year with their playful, youthful pieces. I would buy this entire collection if I could. So, what do you guys think?
One of my favorite hairstyles right now are braids. Although I am completely braid challenged (I have absolutely no hand or finger coordination), I love to admire them. There are so many ways to style braids. They are just so versatile. Side braids, up-dos, waterfall, fishtail, french, there are so many things you can do. They are also very popular on the runway. My personal favorites are messy, loose side braids (they go great with my pink dip-dyed hair). So you obviously you know I love the trend, do you?
The end of New York Fashion Week leaves us fashion girls waiting patiently for next season and also obsessing over what the designers showed us in those big white tents at Bryant Park less than a week ago. Having waited for so long, I was definitely happily surprised. Especially with Jill Stuart’s show. I loved this season’s show of graphic, geometric prints, but also its softer pieces. The combination of feminine flowers, bold colors, and perfectly placed cut outs made for some beautiful, and very diverse dresses. The show had an overall very youthful vibe, and it left me even more in love with the designer. And lets not forget to mention that the styling was perfect…