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Carven SS15: An Exploration of Japanese Culture & Paris' Obsession With Sportswear

Sep 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

At the Carven show during Paris Fashion Week today, Guillaume Henry gave us another awesome collection that we have to have in our closets come spring. The SS15 show brought color, print and life back into the season, something that has been missing from the designs of his monochromatic-loving contemporaries.... Read More

Balenciaga SS15: Alexander Wang Brings His Personal Aesthetic to the French Brand

Sep 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

While everyone was busy freaking out about North West’s fashion week debut as she sat front row on the lap of her mother Kim Kardashian, the fashion set was falling in love with the looks from the Balenciaga Spring 2014 collection.... Read More

Gareth Pugh SS15: An Abstract Fairy-Tale Inspired Collection Made for Your Closet

Sep 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Paris Fashion Week is the time when we see some of the most beautiful and creative designs during the entire month, and Gareth Pugh is right at the top of our must-see list.... Read More

Fashionable Feline: Choupette Lagerfeld Gets Her Own Capsule Collection This Fall

Sep 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Just in case you’re not getting enough adorable felines through Instagram or inter-office emails, allow Karl Lagerfeld to fix that for you. Choupette, Lagerfeld’s own beloved cat, is fashion’s favorite pet complete with her own social media accounts, magazine editorial spreads, lifestyle book—and now a capsule collection.... Read More

Versace SS15: An Experiment in Simplicity Pays Off With a Successful Collection

Sep 23, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

This weekend’s Versace show was Donatella’s experiment in simplicity, which the house is most definitely not known for. For the Spring 2015 runway collection, she focused on wearable luxury with minimal detailing, added structure and just enough print and color to keep things interesting.... Read More

Dolce & Gabbana SS15: A Dramatic Runway with all the Romance and Beauty of Spain

Sep 23, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

In case the collection left doubt in our minds, even the music at Dolce & Gabbana was an epic wonderland of castanets, flamenco tunes and bullfighting all compiled into one heart-pounding collection.... Read More

Emilio Pucci SS15: A '70s Collection of Psychedelic Hues and Naomi Campbell

Sep 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Italian designers have been channeling the ‘70s with multiple throwback collections during Milan Fashion Week, and it seems that the designs at Emilio Pucci are no different.... Read More

Moschino SS15: We're All Moschino Girls In Jeremy Scott's Barbie World

Sep 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

I’m a Barbie girl, in a Barbie world—or at least Jeremy Scott is. The designer showed off a brightly colored collection of blonde hair, hot pink and adorable accessories that channeled the look of our favorite doll.... Read More

Gucci SS15: Frida Giannini Takes Us Back Through The Decades to the Stylish '70s

Sep 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Remember Mila Kunis strutting around in her perfectly-styled outfits as Jackie Burkhart on That ‘70s Show? Gucci’s collection is basically the equivalent for women of today as their runway was filled with patterns, silhouettes and textures straight out of the ‘70s.... Read More

Fendi SS15: An On-Trend Collection for a New Generation of Karlito Lovers

Sep 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

The Fendi SS15 collection at Milan Fashion week was all over the place, drawing inspiration from multiple, unrelated sources, using fabrics that had no business being on the same runway together and piling trends together onto one overdone piece—it was probably one of the best collections we’ve seen from Fendi in recent years. ... Read More

Erdem SS15: A Tropical Jungle of Summer Colors and Victorian Botany

Sep 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Nick Barron

Erdem Moralioglu’s show venue today was in perfect keeping with his inspiration—the tropics. Guests filed into the Old Selfridges Hotel, a now disused industrial space behind London’s iconic department store, to find it was boiling hot inside—nothing like a fully immersive fashion experience to get you in the mood.... Read More

Mulberry SS15: The Perfect Accessories for a Frolic Through the English Countryside

Sep 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Nick Barron

Still without a creative director since the departure of Emma Hill last year, it was a paired down event for Mulberry again this season. With regular stories in the press detailing profit warnings and the company yet to find a new CEO and a replacement for Hill, perhaps Claridge’s Ballroom would have been a little inappropriate.... Read More

Burberry SS15: Christopher Bailey Teaches Us About the Birds and the Bees

Sep 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Nick Barron

Today’s Burberry Prorsum show—named The Birds and The Bees—appeared to be about contradictions, about the soft and the gentle mixing with the sporty and fun, all clashing with the edginess of rock and roll.... Read More

Charlotte Free Poses for Chanel Eyewear Campaign in Her Signature Pink Strands

Sep 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Looks like we’re going to need to jump on this pink hair trend A.S.A.P. Notoriously rosy-mane model Charlotte Free has been cast as the new face of Chanel Eyewear for Fall/Winter 14-15, bringing her youthful good-looks and rock ‘n’ roll attitude to the French fashion house.... Read More

Proenza Schouler SS15: A Strange Sportswear Collection That Almost Misses the Mark

Sep 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

There are plenty of shows that we wouldn’t want to miss at New York Fashion Week, but one of the most highly anticipated runways of the season is always Proenza Schouler.... Read More

Cynthia Rowley Spring 2015: A Contemporary Take on '60s Mod That Even Twiggy Would Approve Of

Sep 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

During NYFW this week Cynthia Rowley presented her Spring 2015 collection, a bright, mod-inspired lineup that was an easy transition from her Fall 2014 looks. Using similar materials, cuts and colors she played on the same ‘60s motifs and bold shades, though with arguably more success than last season. ... Read More

Marc by Marc Jacobs Spring 2015: Another Win For Katie Hillier & Luella Bartley

Sep 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Working in the fashion industry, people automatically assume you’re going to love the strangest, out-of-place styles that most people just don’t get—and generally, that’s true. We’re willing to acknowledge the Birkenstock, attempt culottes and wholly embrace cocoon coats—but the Marc By Marc Jacobs Spring 2015 collection was another monster altogether.... Read More

Vivienne Tam S/S 2015: Inspiration from the Forbidden Palace Makes for One of the Best Collections at New York Fashion Week

Sep 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Rarely does a collection come along that totally nails it, but Vivienne Tam did exactly that during her Spring 2015 runway show yesterday. Models walked the catwalk in feminine silhouettes, bright colors and Asian prints that were both classic and modern.... Read More

Rag & Bone Spring 2015: Pulling Off Unassuming Minimalism—Without Pants

Sep 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

“Pants? We don’t need no stinking pants.” At least that’s what most of the looks on the Rag & Bone Spring 2015 runway seemed to scream as models walked the runway in butt-skimming jackets, mini dresses and updated leather Daisy Dukes.... Read More

Mark & Estel Spring 2015: Asking the Hard Questions "What if the Ocean—Was a Woman?"

Sep 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

In the hustle and bustle of New York Fashion Week, it’s easy to get caught up watching street style stars preening outside and practically forget what’s going on inside the tents—but sometimes that’s not a bad thing.... Read More

Mara Hoffman Spring 2015: Pastel Shades & Light Prints Show the Softer Side of Sunrise

Sep 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

With her usual sprinkling of color, loose cuts and prints, Mara Hoffman’s Spring/Summer 2015 runway at New York Fashion Week was a bright collection that proves culottes, cutouts and crop tops are not going away anytime soon. ... Read More

Jay Godfrey S/S 2015: A Mis-Matched Collection of Western Americana & Rock 'N' Roll

Sep 5, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

It’s that time of year again—New York Fashion Week. One of the first designers showing this season was Jay Godfrey, who channeled a whole lot of western Americana, rock ‘n’ roll and body-conscious tailoring in his Spring/Summer 2015 collection. ... Read More

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