Texture and structure are the elements that dominate in Stella MaCartney’s striking pre-fall collection. The unexpected lines of the coats and their unusually placed closures sets the tone for the quirky aesthetic found throughout the line. With a mix of an early sixties tone and elegant asian influences the collection
The Chloé aesthetic is certainly my aesthetic. I love the independent yet girly vibe of the brand. And the Resort Collection for 2016 fully embraces this aesthetic and adds a new bohemian twist to the looks. From the over-sized flare jeans to the studded man tailored trousers to the flowing eyelet dresses and repeated use of leopard print, the line straddles the fence between boho chic and London Mod Carneby Street style.
In this age of fast fashion it is hard sometimes to remember that fashion can be, and is often considered a work of art. We all fall prey to coveting the latest trends and lusting after the who’s who in designer brands. And yes this quite a guilty pleasure of mine…
IIt is great being a woman, isn’t it? Often I wonder if men are secretly jelaous that women get to dress up in fabulous clothes. They say it is a man’s world and yes this may be true, but oh the joys of transforming and embracing one’s feminine side through fashion. There is nothing more breath taking then an impeccably dressed woman and for all intent and purposes, Peter Copping knows how to create clothes for just such a woman.
Yes,once again J Crew has knocked it out of the park. With a sophisticated, dare I say pop art approach with it’s solid swatches of primary colored garments paired with floral prints, dusty pastels, jewel-toned textiles, bold patterns, multi-hued feathers and sumptuious fabrics this collection feels simultaneously regal and fresh. The straight cut, knee-grazing skirts with their side waist bows worn demurely with draping turtlenecks stand lady-like along side the flirty leather fringe numbers, the feathered
The trend away from skinny jeans and body con looks brings us a wonderfully breathable way to look our fashion forward best. And the new Resort collection from Gucci for spring 2015 is quite the breath of fresh air. Sharp pastels, saturated reds and yellows, crisp navy, mossy green, traditional neautrals and bone make for a clean but vibrant color palette.
There has been much talk in the last few years of the democratization of fashion. The idea that fashion can be fun and can be embraced by the many. Yes, street style inspired fashion is nothing new, but Moschino’s Resort Collection for 2015 is certainly a giggle inspiring romp down the “streetz” of fashiondom. An unabashed celebration of self promotion, and an unapologetic exploration of the new money aesthetic …