Spring 2015: Bold Florals

Flower power at spring 2015 shows #MFW #PFW #LFW #NYFW

bold florals

Marni / Blumarine / Michael Kors / Celine

Michael Kors

Celine

Blumarine

Dolce & Gabbana

Marni

photo courtesy: Vogue / Monica Feudi / Yannis Vlamos / style.com / michael kors

Orange is the New Black

Orange is the New Black

Spring Summer 2014 shows radiated this year with bright tangerines and coral oranges from apparel, accessories to nails and lips. When it comes to orange I believe

All is right, when you go bright.

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This colour is wearable.  Don’t be afraid to embrace the colour this Summer. But if orange is a bit too bright for you why not add that sunny colour into your lips and nails? Bright tangerine nails and coral lips seen from DSquared to Rag & Bone show.  For full colour high pigment, MAC lipsticks never disapoint and their star shade for this trend is the the beautiful Morange. Maybelline’s Electric Orange from Maybeline is also pretty. For nails OPI’s “A Roll in the Hauge” is a vivid orange that will brighten up any outfit. Here’s a snippet of some of the shows.

All in the Lips

Orange lips at Spring 2014 Fashion week on different skin tones

Prabal Gurung

Model wearing orange lipstick

Rag & Bone

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orange lipstick models

MAC Lipstick in Morange

Accessories-Necessities

J Crew

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Mulberry

 

Gucci

Chanel

 

 

Step out in Orange

Alberta Feretti

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Carolina Herrera

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House of Holland

 

Some of my favourites / wants /desires / wishlist…

Orange is the New Black

 

Roberto Cavalli
$965 – stylebop.com

River Island
$50 – riverisland.com

Nicole Miller
heels.com

Valentino
lindelepalais.com

OPI
$25 – nelly.com

courtesy: style.com/glamour/fashionising/vogue

Spring 2014 Trend: Fringe Favourites

Celine Spring 2014

Valentino Spring 2014

Philip Lim

Altuzarra

Derek Lam

Guy Laroche

Guy Laroche Spring 2014

Gucci

Gucci Spring 2014 Ready-to-Wear Collection Slideshow on Style.com

Missoni

Missoni Spring 2014

Rodarte

Rodarte Spring 2014 RTW. fringe. black on black. gypsy. crop top. #Rodarte #Spring2014 #NYFW

 Fringe is a great detail to an outfit this season. Black fringe, beaded or sparkling tassels adds that old glamour for evening dresses, like the Kate Moss for topshop dress I am loving. Go for bright colours this Summer for a fun and flirty look. Mix some fringe with aztec prints, in kimonos, long skirts and fringin’ accessories for that tribal safari look. Here are my fringe favourites right now! .

 FRINGE FAVOURITES

1. Steve Madden Fringe Necklace

2. Kate Moss for Top Shop Fringe Dress

3. House of Harlow 1960 Aegan Treasure Earrings

4. Tamara Mellon Suede Midi Skirt

5. Gucci Fringe Bag

6. Paula Cademartori Fringe Handbag

7. River Island Fringe Kimono

8. Miss Selfridge Pink Swimsuit

9. Stella McCartney Cutout Dress

 

Pretty in Pink at the Met Gala 2014

Pink was a favoured colour on the red carpet at the Met Gala whilst this year’s theme returned to formality celebrating American Couturier  Charles James.

And it was mainly the blondes that looked pretty in pink.  Blake Lively looked flawless and every bit the old Hollywood glamour in a soft blush pink Gucci gown with a cape train. Whilst Emma Stone wore a cropped ensemble in two tones of pink which was a modern take (the cropped top)
with the open split skirt.

Taylor Swift in Oscar De La Renta, Blake Lively in Gucci and Reese Wetherspoon in Gucci, Rachel McAdams in Ralph Lauren

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The side splits..

Emma Stone in Thakoon

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Leighton Meester in Emilio Pucci

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Georgia May Jagger in Thierry Mugler

The Mermaids…

Liu Wen in Zac Posen

Met Gala 2014: Best Dressed

Kendall Jenner in Top Shop

Met Gala 2014: Best Dressed

Dita Von Teese in Zac Posen

Karen Elson -looked every bit the 1940’s Hollywood star in this  Zac Posen gown

 

The crops…

Rihanna in Stella McCartney

Anne Hathaway in Calvin Klein

Red carpet trends?

cherry red lips, statement earrings, side splits, cropped tops, vintage waves, elegant chignons, soft braids, mermaid gowns, and PINK!

photos courtesy Forbes/Huffington Post

 

Roma

Rome is one of my favorite cities, always charming with such beautiful architecture and history. There is so much to see and even on my 3rd trip to this city, the place still captivates me with its beauty and charm as if I’d never visited before. I managed to cover the Vatican, Colosseum, Pantheon, Altare Della Patria and Trevi Fountain in a day – it was exhausting!  An absolute must see is the church Santa Maria in Aracoeli at the Vittoriano (Altare della Patria) the interior inside is stunning with artworks on the ceilings and beautiful chandeliers, monuments and statues all around the walls.

The Vatican

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The Pantheon

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Altare Della Patria

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Santa Maria in Aracoeli Basilica 

 

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The Colosseum

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Laced in Summer

Feminine lace in soft pastels and pure whites for Spring Summer 2014. Some of the looks.

Elie Saab

Elie Saab Ready-To-Wear Spring-Summer 2014 Collection - Fashion Diva Design
ELIE SAAB - Ready-to-Wear - Spring Summer 2014

Burberry

Burberry Prorsum during London Fashion Week!! Something about that lace high waisted outfit and the different shades of blues.

Burberry Prorsum Spring 2014 Ready-to-Wear Collection Slideshow on Style.com

Blumarine

Blumarine, spring/summer 214

Tadashi Shoji

Tadashi Shoji Spring 2014. The designer brings his evening talents to daywear. Pretty blush and black lace dress.

Balenciaga

Balenciaga Spring 2014// Learn how to hand render lace: http://www.universityoffashion.com/lessons/rendering-lace/

Balmain

Balmain Spring 2014. White leather & lace.

Rebecca Minkoff

Rebecca Minkoff Look 3: Mesh Stitch Track Jacket in Black “Let’s Go To Mexico” T-Shirt Palacio Lace Angelica Skirt in Sun

Isabel Marant

Isabel Marant Spring 2014 Ready-to-Wear Collection Slideshow on Style.com

I think this would be beautiful as a long dress.  Isabel Marant | S/S 2014 little white lace dress

Marissa Webb

Marissa Webb Spring 2014: Lace Sleeves. Front Vent.

Golden Globes 2014 Red Carpet Style | Colour Block

The Golden Globes saw some beautiful color block gowns which seemed to be a trend on the red carpet at this year. I particularly like Aubrey Plaza’s purple and pink Dress from Oscar De La Renta and Taylor Swift looked stunning in a full length  black and pink Carolina Herrera gown. Here’s a look at some of them. 

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Oscar De La Renta Pre-Fall 2014 Dress

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Photos: Courtesy Huffington Post & E

Some Color-block styles at the moment.

color block style

1. Roksanda Ilincic color block double wool crepe gown

2. FENDI Color block Cashmere Blend Sweater

3. Yves Saint Laurent Two Tone Leather Sandals

4. Mason by Michael Mason Silk & Jersey maxi dress


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