Friday, 31 May 2013

New York Fashion Week SS 2013....Varsha

Nepalese model Varsha Thapa, after A Show, NYC, September 2013.

Recreate Varsha's cute summer look (kind of):

Navy blazer: DKNY Notch collar blazer,  Club Monaco Karina blazer, Theory Tivona blazer,              Soft Joie Neville blazer, Topshop structured blazer, ASOS linen tailored blazer,  Rag & Bone Nancy blazer or Band of Outsiders Cabrini suiting blazer

Print shorts: BCBGmaxazria printed shorts, Iro Lofina cutoff shorts, Anna Sui Chambray eyelet shorts, Maison Scotch Ikat shorts, Rachel Antonoff Nate silk track shorts, Pepe Jeans tribal shorts with belt, Topshop Moto Acid Aztec hotpant, or Joie Layana silk shorts

Theyskens's Theory Klove top, Alice + Olivia Tubular sleeveless top, American Apparel sleeveless crop top, or Topshop basic strappy vest

Paris Fashion Week AW 2013....Vika

Vika Gazinskaya, (wearing Vika Gazinskaya), Tuileries, Paris, March 2013.

Paris Fashion Week AW 2013....Elena

Elena Perminova, Tuileries, Paris, March 2013.

Those Versace sandals! oh me oh my.
Probably you need a permit to wear them ;)

Recreate Elena's look (kind of):

Thursday, 30 May 2013

Paris Fashion Week SS 2013....Sung Hee Kim

South Korean model Sung Hee Kim, after Paco Rabanne, Paris, October 2012.

Recreate Sung Hee Kim's look (kind of):

Show off a hint of sunkissed (or beautifully pale like Sung Hee Kim's) skin in an open-shoulder blouse: Haute Hippie Open Shoulder blouse,  Topshop cut-out shoulder casual shirt,  Helmut Lang Chroma Drape cutout blouse, Rebecca Minkoff Acid Bloom cowboy blouse (the peek-a-boos are at the front and back rather than the shoulders), Voom by Han Stella blouse, Townsen Moonshadow shirt, Nasty Gal Unleashed blouse or Nasty Gal Clear Choice blouse

Jeffrey Campbell Arizona bootie,  Senso Quimat bootie,  Jeffrey Campbell Everly cutout booties, Chloe Susanna studded leather booties, or 3.1 Philip Lim cutout leather booties

New York Fashion Week SS 2013....Maria

Student and blogger Maria Van Nguyen from Vanilla Scented blog, before A Show, NYC, September 2013.

Love this fresh look on Maria...a different way to style boyfriend jeans. I think Maria said that she made the coat she is wearing (she is a fashion design student at Parsons!).

Recreate Maria's look (kind of):

J Brand Aidan slouchy boyfriend jeans, MiH Jeans Phoebe boyfriend jeans, Theyskens' Theory Pasco vintage jeans, Levi's Made & Crafted Marker jeans, or Citizens of Humanity Ines jeans

Barneys New York Co-Op Alice wedges, Jean-Michel Cazabat Wooster wedge sandals, Topshop Whippie cross over wedges or Elizabeth and James Brit Wedge sandals

New York Fashion Week SS 2013....After Rodarte

After Rodarte, NYC, September 2012.

Recreate her beautiful look (kind of):

Summery (non-clingy!) shift dress: Moschino Cheap and Chic printed shift dress, Rory Beca Parry shift dress, Rebecca Taylor color-block printed dress, Tibi Vertex shift dress, Victoria Victoria Beckham faille shift dress, Giambattista Valli metallic patchwork shift dress , Topshop Ombre Roll Down shift or Maiyet hand-painted and embroidered shift dress

Pierre Hardy One Band wedge sandal, Belle by Sigerson Morrison Bela braided sandals, Diane von Furstenberg Alara wedge sandals, Prada trimmed wedge sandal, Topshop Whispered cross over wedges, Paloma Barcelo suede wedge sandals

Etro printed scarf, Athena Procopious La Sultana printed scarf, or Weston printed scarf

Paris Fashion Week AW 2013....Ekaterina

Fashion Editor and Stylist Ekatarina Mukhina (and her little foxy friend by Vika Gazinskaya), before Miu Miu, Paris, March 2013.

Wednesday, 29 May 2013

New York Fashion Week SS 2013....Jourdan

British model Jourdan Dunn, after A Show, NYC, September 2013.

You know that summer is on its way when cool, comfortable maxi dresses (and a large floppy sunhat) start to look wonderfully appealing!

Recreate Jourdan's look (kind of):

Elizabeth and James Finn dress, Chinti and Parker bamboo-jersey maxi dress,  Ella Moss Lila sleeveless maxi dress, DKNY maxi dress, Flynn Skye scoop back maxi dress, Lanston racer back dress, Shoshanna keyhole maxi dress, French Connection maxi dress, Candela Joie dress, Splendid two-tone maxi dress or Carven crepe maxi dress

Melissa Odabash Jemima sunhat, Warehouse floppy sunhat, or Eugenia Kim Bunny sunhat

New York Fashion Week SS 2013....Anouck

Anouck Lepere, after Theyskens' Theory (I think!), NYC,September 2012.

Such a lovely summer look on Anouck... love the combination of very sweet, girly blouse with the harder leather shorts.

Recreate Anouck's look (kind of):

Band of Outsiders Little Iris Henley blouse, Dolce Vita Ceri blouse, Diane von Furstenberg Mallegra blouse, Alice + Olivia Blouson sleeve blouse,  Joie Jira silk blouse, Suno cinched waist blouse, or ASOS blouse

Todd Lynn Da Garna leather shorts, T by Alexander Wang lightweight leather shorts, Theory Ettie leather shorts, J Brand Ready-to-Wear leather shorts, Derek Lam leather shorts, French Connection leather shorts, Capulet leather shorts, or ASOS leather shorts

Paris Fashion Week AW 2013....Leigh

DJ Leigh Lezark, after Giambattista Valli, Paris, March 2013.

Paris Fashion Week AW 2013....Katlin

Estonian model Katlin Aas, after Louis Vuitton, Paris, March 2013.

Recreate Katlin's look (kind of):

3.1 Phillip Lim Tiger leather jacket

Rag &Bone/JEAN high rise skinny jeans, Current/Elliott The Jean legging jeans, Mother The Looker skinny jeans, or FRAME denim le color skinny jeans

Jimmy Choo Youth leather biker boots, Rag & Bone Moto Boots II, Fiorentini & Baker Elis leather ankle boots, or ASOS Absence leather biker boots

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

New York Fashion Week SS 2013....Evelina

Ukraine model Evelina Mambetova, after A Show, NYC, September 2012.

Thanks for the model i.d. @anonymous Stephanie!

Recreate her look (kind of):

Celebrate summer (or Autumn) in a pair of leather shorts: A.L.C. Cash leather shorts, Tibi leather pleated shorts, Lot78 leather shorts, Rag & Bone Dakar leather shorts , Theory Ettie leather shorts or Lovers + Friends vegan leather shorts

Marc by Marc Jacobs Mouse flats, Repetto The Cendrillon leather ballet flats, Rag & Bone Leon flats (in black), Topshop Vibrant ballet flats, or ASOS Laila ballet flats

New York Fashion Week SS 2013....Violaine

Velour magazine Fashion Director, Violaine Bernard, after A Show, NYC, September 2013.

The adorable Violaine looking oh-so-French-chic on a rainy day in NYC. I love how she has transformed her simple little black tank dress with leopard print pumps, turquoise bag and scarf around her hair. So utterly perfect.

Recreate Violaine's look (kind of):

Helmut Helmut Lang Asymmetrical dress, DKNY Pure racer back dress, Three Dots two layer tank dress, 3.1 Phillip Lim draped dress, Robert Rodriguez side illusion crepe dress, Warehouse zip detail dress or Lanston V mini dress

Christian Louboutin Decollette leopard pumps, Christian Louboutin Iriza leopard pump, Charlotte Olympia leopard print pumps, Enzo Angiolini Infiniti pumps or Dune Akon leopard court shoes

Club Monaco Gabrielle head scarf, Temps des Reves Havana scarf, ASOS leopard head scarf, or Missoni printed scarf

Paris Fashion Week AW 2013....Joanna

Style Director Harper's Bazaar US Joanna Hillman, before Celine, Paris, March 2013.

Leopard print + slouchy leather trousers + red lips = another fabulous Joanna combination!

p.s. How is Joanna's hair so perfect all the time?! 

Recreate Joanna's look (kind of):

Topshop Animal bomber, Just Cavalli leopard bomber jacket, Stella McCartney leopard-print linen jacket, Alice + Olivia Elbow Patch leopard blazer, PJK Patterson J.Kincaid Ricci leopard blazer or IRO Jeffry bomber jacket (not leopard print but it ticks the animal print + bomber jacket boxes).

Slouchy leather pants: Vince leather jogging pants, J Brand Ready-to-Wear leather pants, Oak Rider perforated leather pants, Vince relaxed leather pants, or Friend of Mine Tyson leather pants

Alexander Wang Emilie satchel 

Alexander Wang Dasha booties

New York Fashion Week SS 2013....Miroslava

Buro 24/7's Miroslava Duma, after Rodarte, NYC, September 2012.

Friday, 24 May 2013

New York Fashion Week SS 2013....Alex

Ukrainian model Alex Yuryeva, after Jen Kao, NYC, September 2012.

Recreate Alex's look (kind of):

Zippity do dah dress: Lisa Marie Fernandez Lisa Marie dress (a very sexy it with a little jacket + flat sandals + simple hair and make-up like Alex has to tone it down for daytime), Club Monaco Waiverly dress, Camilla and Marc Antoinette dress, Carven zip front dress, Nasty Gal light curve dress, Milly Camille neon-striped stretch-knit dress (no zip but it has the same feel as Alex's dress), Karl Lagerfeld Ducilla printed zip dress, Clover Canyon Prism Desert dress or Sheri Bodell Titus paneled shift dress

New York Fashion Week SS 2013....Preetma

Market Editor WSJ Preetma Singh, before A Show, NYC, September 2012.

Such a gorgeous dress on Preetma.....from memory I thought she said it was Manish Arora but I could have got that completely mixed up!

Paris Fashion Week AW 2013....Esther and Tilda

Weekend hair inspiration via Esther Heesch and Tilda Lindstam after Valentino, Paris, March 2013.

Paris Fashion Week AW 2013....Giovanna

Editor of L' Uomo Vogue and Contributing Fashion Editor W magazine, Giovanna Battaglia, after Celine, Paris, March 2013.

Recreate Giovanna's look (kind of):

Jospeh Earl crepe blazer + matching Joseph Ben straight-leg pants, Bec & Bridge Romantico blazer, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi Ara blazer + matching Preen by Thornton Bregazzi Ara pants, ASOS Textured blazer coat, or Topshop modern tailoring blazer and matching pants

Thursday, 23 May 2013

Paris Fashion Week AW 2013....Tina

Stylist Tina Leung from Tina Loves blog, before Christian Dior, Paris, March 2013.

New York Fashion Week SS 2013....Jane

Teen Vogue's Senior Fashion News Director, Jane Keltner de Valle, before A Show, NYC, September 2012.

Recreate Jane's look (kind of):

Halston Heritage Bubble hem top, MiH Jeans polka-dot cotton blouse, Topshop shell top with collar detail, ASOS blouse with pleated collar or Helmut Helmut Lang soft top

Weekend Life....Place de la Concorde, Paris

Place de la Concorde, Paris, late February 2013.

I took this photograph on a very misty afternoon as I was heading to the Tuileries for a show. It is almost a game of "Can you find the Eiffel Tower?"

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

New York Fashion Week SS 2013....Sigrid

Martinican model Sigrid Agren, after Donna Karan, NYC, September 2013.

Today's first three posts are all focused on a wardrobe staple: the white blazer/jacket: Sigrid has teamed her white jacket with super skinny jeans + scarf while Joanna and Lisa have opted for white suiting.

Recreate Sigrid's look (kind of):

White jacket: Rag & Bone 42nd Street blazer, Bop Basics The Fiance white blazer, Band of Outsiders crepe tuxedo jacket, Theory Tivona jacket, ASOS Premium blazer with longline lapel or Kaufmanfranco blazer

Alexander McQueen printed silk scarf, Marc by Marc Jacobs Drew Blosom scarf, Club Monaco Astrid scarf, Warehouse pink woven scarf, or Athena Procopiou Tribal rainbow wave scarf

New York Fashion Week SS 2013....Joanna

Style Director Harper's Bazaar (US), Joanna Hillman, after Rodarte, NYC, September 2012.

Another beautiful white blazer/jacket + scarf look.....this time accompanied by matching white pants. Love Joanna's signature red lipstick against the stark white suit as well!

Recreate Joanna's look (kind of):

White blazer/jacket: 
 Band of Outsiders crepe tuxedo jacket, Bop Basics The Fiance blazer,  Karl Lagerfeld Jophra blazer (the lolly pink trim adds an extra-bonus pop of colour!), Reiss Tia Eve Off White curved jacket, Veronica Beard The 2-in-1 jacket, ASOS linen edge to edge jacket, or Vince lightweight blazer

Neck scarf: Tory Burch Akira scarf, Athena Procopiou print scarf, Cut25 by Yigal Azrouel Fanburst scarf, Spun Scarves by Subtle luxury, Warehouse blue & white porcelain scarf

Blue tote: Rebecca Minkoff Dylan tote, Reed Krakoff  Boxer leather tote, or Liebeskind Olbia Satchel

Paris Fashion Week AW 2013....Lisa

Swimwear designer and stylist Lisa Marie Fernandez, before Chanel, Paris, March 2013.

Go all out in a white trouser suit like Lisa Marie is wearing (note the high-neck skivvy she has on underneath: perfect if you want to wear a white suit in Spring or Autumn/Winter).

Recreate Lisa Marie's look (kind of):

Paris Fashion Week AW 2013....Leaf

Senior Fashion Editor Elle China, Leaf Greener, Tuileries, Paris, March 2013.

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Paris Fashion Week SS 2013....Marie

Marie Myrhoj Jensen from Nemesis Babe blog, before A Show, Paris, October 2012.

Such a pretty summery look on beautiful Marie!

Recreate Marie's look (kind of):

Topshop Organza Insert Calf skirt, ASOS midi skirt (in white), 3.1 Phillip Lim leather skirt, or ASOS linen midi skirt (in white)

Marc by Marc Jacobs Tootsie printed shirt, Tucker classic blouse, or See by Chloe printed blouse