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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The place where you’ll be cruising during the winter vacation months seems to be specifically envisioned if you are a Karen Walker devotee, as all roads lead to the beach, or at least in her resort 2013 collection they do. Bringing her effortless cool aesthetic to the pre-spring offering, Walker pictured waves, oceanic hues and a full display of easy silhouettes for the season that…
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With the summer festival season upon us, it's high time to have your perfect festival outfits organised. If you don't want for your entire experience to be ruined by a little something called rain, your outfits should be festival friendly while retaining the possibility to turn waterproof with a simple change in shoes and a addition of a stylish mac. After the break, waterproofing your festival outfits - for both guys and girls.
If our imagination travels closely with the resort 2014 collections, let it at least be to the most enticing of destinations. Building upon this very same sense of adventure, Tory Burch chose Morocco as inspiration for this season’s mood board. Alongside Manet and Monet, North Africa’s architecture and colors ended up influencing the lines of the silhouettes, replacing the boyish charm with a classic, feminine…
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