Once the domain of only the most daring, the bandeau has evolved to encapsulate a new sense of effortless cool. Of course, it all comes down to how you style it: you don't want to look like you've just wandered out of the house in your bra. After the break, you'll find three simple rules for rocking the bandeau in spring 2014, along with ideas and inspiration on how to make the bandeau a statement that works for you in the coming summer season.
To say something is failsafe is a big call, but this kind of casual ensemble really does warrant it. Whether worn in spring sans tights, or in autumn with the addition of some opaques, it’s not only easy to pull off but also transseasonal. Stick to blue denim with ripped denim cutoffs, a pair of black moto boots and a tailored black blazers, and it’s…
Don't think of the waistcoat as something for old men and three piece suits. From contrasts to cocktails, from summer to sex appeal, here's why every man should add add a few waistcoats to their wardrobe along with just how they should wear them.
As fall 2013′s fashion trends draw nearer, it’s high time for the northern hemisphere to look ahead and consider whether any summer purchases will continue to serve as the weather transitions to cool days and cooler nights. With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of 5 items you can be excited about wearing now – and in three months time. See them after…
Contrary to the belief that getting a date solves out the hardest part, leaving nothing but fun and indulging activities onward, planning the actual date – while putting together the perfect outfit to go with it – could prove to be in fact the most challenging part of it all, to say at least. Regardless if it’s a first, a second or a fifth date,…
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If there’s something to be learned from John Lawrence Sullivan’s show this afternoon in Paris, it’s that several key menswear elements are carrying over from spring 2013 into spring 2014: namely, tailored shorts and high-shine fabrics.
Despite having a new creative director in charge, the house of Balenciaga didn’t seem to diverge much from its previously established path during the unveiling or their spring / summer 2014 menswear collection, pursuing to explore the same “less fashion, more basic” concept of building a classic wardrobe. Excepting a few technical twists and Wang’s futuristic touch, the line-up preserved its heritage.
School girls, a fresh, young and clean take on resort, and plenty of ruffles and gorgeous neutrals are the main ingredients that helped designers Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren translate their playful vision into a beautiful reality. Exploring the iconic slim-cut blazers, crisp white button-downs and pleated skirts, Viktor & Rolf reimagined a school girl’s essential through a modernistic and minimal eye.
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Antonio Berardi certainly knows how to turn simplicity into an intricate string of cuts and shapes that in their play always appear to be celebrating the purest form of femininity. For resort 2014, the designer chose severe tailoring and bold, geometric prints to express his contrasting vision of cruise-wear. Built almost exclusively on dresses and skirts, the collection maintained its signature sensuality.
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Empowering and adding a sophisticated dimension to cruise-wear, Marni’s philosophy for resort 2014 witnesses the rise of a new sensuality, grounded in a sense of restraint and lead by an imposing rigor. But despite the apparent seriousness, the silhouettes maintain a feminine perspective, as the accent falls on the waist and the rich jewel colors soften the edge with their dry eccentricity.
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