My NYFW Pick: The Row AW 2013

The Row does it for me. I just love the brand, the lines, the fabrics. They do feel like pure luxury. On a side note, it looks like menswear-inspired fashion is definitely going to be a big staple this coming fall. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen showed their Autumn Winter 2013 collection for The Row in … Continue reading

My NYFW Pick: Prabal Gurung AW13 Collection

Prabal Gurung is a hot name at the moment, mainly because he’s highly regarded by celebrities, and can always count his pieces to be on the ‘Best Dressed List’. The truth is, his clothes are impeccable. The official word on Gurung’s Autumn winter 2013 collection is that its inspiration stemmed from the “Gurkha Army and the … Continue reading

My NYFW Pick: Rag & Bone AW 2013

The Rag & Bone AW 2013 collection featured a gradual procession of grey, black, olive, deep purple, electric blue, green, and bright orange. Lots of leather, bright tweeds and quilted details. I have a lot of love and admiration for Rag&Bone; they seem to always bring a little quirk to their collection. Never boring or … Continue reading

My NYFW Pick: Yigal Azrouël A/W 2013

Yigal Azrouël Fall Winter 13 collection was filled with a mélange of textures, on modern pieces; gorgeous wool, fur and sleek leather. And I loved it. The tapered trousers, chic blazers, and slick peplum tops (yes, those are still going to be around next fall) were showcasing the designer’s sharp sophistication. The outerwear was to die … Continue reading

Focus… New York Fashion Week: Michael Kors SS 2013

It was all about graphic glam on the runway when Michael Kors showed his SS 2013 collection at the Lincoln Center yesterday. The inspiration: Modern architecture. Clean lines. The look: a blend of Geometric glamour, sixties mod and retro air hostesses. Bold shades of sunshine yellow, palm green, poppy red and sky blue, with black, white and navy, mixed … Continue reading

Focus… New York Fashion Week: Proenza Schouler SS 2013

Funnily enough, the designer duo behind Proenza Schouler drew inspiration from the Internet for their S/S 2013 collection. Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough chose to focus on pixels and patchwork, funneling the idea of the world-wide web’s random nature into splintered leather colourblocking and blurred dot patterns. The designers expertly represented cut-up photo prints, seemingly … Continue reading

Focus… New York Fashion Week: Rodarte SS 2013

This collection was quite surprising – and refreshing – coming from Rodarte, as its casual tone denotes with we expect from the experimental duo of designers, despite the intricate details and luxury fabrics. The collection offered very diverse and edgy daytime and evening looks with ease; ranging from lurex crochet shiny minidresses, glimmering brocade, silk … Continue reading

Focus… New York Fashion Week: Marc Jacobs SS 2013

Marc Jacobs can always be trusted to provide a great t. Marc Jacobs presented a very print-heavy collection, with the vast majority of garments featuring a bold graphic stripe. Word on the street is that this is one of his best collection; we are going to have to concur on that. The very specific 60s … Continue reading

Focus… New York Fashion Week: Diane von Furstenberg SS 2013

Bright colours, draped silk separates and traditional ethnic costumes took to the Diane von Furstenberg S/S 13 runway, strongly inspired by the designer’s travels to Rome, Jaipur and Marrakech. Diane von Furstenberg produced elegant sarouel pants, diaphanous caftans and poet-sleeve blouses energized by colourblocking, architectural outlines and shimmering sequins, seemingly inspired by her days as … Continue reading

Focus… Tadashi Shoji SS 2013 Collection at New York Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week day 1 yesterday, and Tadashi Shoji was presenting his Spring 2013 collection. Shoji seems to draw a lot of his inspiration from his travels, as shown in his last collection, and his Spring-Summer collection does not make an exception. He brought his fashion travelers along a modern Silk Road as he worked … Continue reading