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Beautiful, minimal: in New York

The idea of going minimal might conjure up images of tailored, colourless, Scandinavian outfits. But keeping it minimal can mean many things, it just depends on your interpretation. This outfit is minimalist in the sense that it features effortless pieces in block colours with minimal accessories or prints. And it manages to pull it all off with an inkling of retro sophistication.

Sandy Liang S/S ’16 look book

Simultaneously tailored and fluid, sophisticated and effortless, Sandy Liang’s spring / summer 2016 collection has a cool-factor that permeates every piece, every ensemble. Raw edges on pant and skirt hems, dresses worn with sneakers, and dipping backless cuts all point to an ease that matches her locale of New York City.

A velvety touch: in New York

Velvet has been making a comeback, and indeed you’ll find it listed amoungst fall 2015’s fashion trends. Here it was spied with a boho-luxe twist on the streets of New York, with a printed maxi-dress and western boots.

Slipping in a hint of silver

A staple of the ’90s revival, the slip dress is one of those utterly effortless ways to look chic on the street. Worn the off duty model way, it’s best served with a hint of rock-chic: like some shiny silver ankle boots.

See the runway debut of H&M x Balmain

A hyped collection with a huge-name fashion house is deserving of an all-star cast, as the H&M x Balmain runway debut would attest. Karlie Kloss, Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Joan Smalls, Jourdan Dunne, Jessica Stam and Alessandra Ambrosio were amoung the runway elite that walked in yesterday’s sparkling New York show for the designer-high-street collaboration. The brand’s signature power silhouettes and unapologetic embellishments will be…

Catching the Chloe mood: in New York

In white crochet lace and tan lace-up sandals you can find, snatched up and held fast to, a distinct handful of the mood from the Chloe runways. It’s a nod to the styles of the 1970s and a breath of the now. And while you might be tempted to aim the sheer skirt to the side of subtlety with nude or white undergarments, you can…

Rumi Neely & the slinkly slip: in New York

Oh the ease of the slip dress, that silky, slinky staple of neo-90s fashion. And who else to do it justice than blogger Rumi Neely, who now runs her own label of minimal it-girl staples called “Are You Am I“? This dress worn by Neely during New York Fashion Week is one of her own designs.

7 awesome Halloween costume ideas for the fashion girl

7 utterly awesome Halloween costume ideas for the fashion girl Gone are the days when a Halloween costume implied throwing on as little as a pair of cat ears or a colourful wig for the festive mood to be set. Now, the gathering of inspiration and the putting together of that one killer outfit starts early and it is considered serious business. For the fashion…