When traces of snow scatter the pavement and the temperature refuses to creep above zero, the thought of stepping outside in the ongoing crop top trend doesn’t exactly appeal. But just to prove it can be done (especially practical when you’re running between shows and not choosing to loiter in the cold air) leave it to an off-duty model in New York to provide this…
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Speaking of all things masculine cool for women, model Larissa Hofmann shows one way of how it’s done. A relaxed overcoat over a knit, pants, and flat loafers makes for a look that’s a little boyish without being too sloppy.
We can never tire of admiring off duty models in any season. With the snow on the ground in New York, these girls from day 1 were looking chic in plenty of skinny pants (or, cool metallic leather ones in Manon Leloup’s case), furry hats and layers. At the gallery, 10 photos of models off duty at New York fashion week.
It’s as if models are born with an inherent skill in making an all-black outfit look good. Maybe it’s their tall, lean physiques that turn any off duty outfit into one to be coveted; or, in this case, little details like an asymmetrical zip that follows the line of an open jacket.
In the moments that I could draw my eyes away from the stylish men and razor-cheeked models for long enough to get out my camera, I had the covetable job of reporting on the street style from Milan menswear week. The purpose wasn’t just to inform men elsewhere in the world of what’s going on, but to inspire them; whether on how to accessorise an…
Ondria Hardin looked so perfect in a pairing of Chanel’s iridescent eyemakeup and a simple, fresh topknot that this photo seemed more than worth sharing. The shot was taken outside the Grand Palais in Paris just after the Chanel couture spring 2014 show ended. If you missed it, you can find our tutorial on how to recreate Chanel’s sparkling eyeshadow at that link.
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No fancy makeup needed for the models at Margiela haute couture spring 2014, on account of strange black masks bringing them runway anonymity. After the show they scattered the Paris streets looking natural and fresh. At the gallery are a few shots of the off-duty models along with some street style moments of the show’s attendees.
Alana Zimmer has such a sophisticated yet effortless off duty model style. After today’s Jean Paul Gaultier couture show, she was wearing this easy ensemble of black and white, made all the more striking by a pair of black and white ankle booties.
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Dior Homme fall 2014 was unusually hectic this year. Celebrity-spotting teens swept in from who-knows-where, as if the writing was on a wall somewhere (a Facebook wall) telling them to descend in droves at the Paris Tennis Club. Still, it wasn’t too hard to spot the show’s cast afterwards, kicking back with their post-show cigarettes and congenially posing for selfies with segments of the madding…
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