The iconic movie, Annie Hall featured young Hollywood starlet Diane Keaton, epitomized the style of menswear for women. Nothing excites me more than contrasting ideologies mashed perfectly together to create an effortless bold look. A boyfriend blazer or jeans, a panama or fedora, a vest can be incorporated into any wardrobe to achieve this style. One of my favorite old Hollywood actress and style icon, Marlene Dietrich, was known to wear men’s trousers and tuxedos in public. And despite the type of clothing, a woman can still be feminine and sexy in menswear. Designers such as Stella McCartney, Marc Jacobs, Karl Lagerfeld and Phoebe Philo have all translated entire collections into a swirl of polished dainty menswear for women. Get inspired today!
*My fav to go ensemble is a pair of great boyfriend jeans, a fitted tee/blazer and cute flats!
Spring is the season of new beginnings, it is when we shed off our wintery skin (wardrobe) and layers and replace it with lighter fabrics and more vivid selections. The fashions gods in New York, London and Paris have spoken and since I have a direct line to said gods (yes I do, in my mind lol) here is a quick recap of Spring 2014 RTW. Draw inspiration to create your own original version of spring’s wishlist!*
Prints, prints and more prints! Whether tribal or mixed, prints were splattered all over the runway as designers found new and innovative ways to showcase them. Other great color combos were: pastels+neutrals, white+black and white+metallics.
It was all about bold, modern and sleek fashion in the City, think hipster cool kid with chic sophisticate. Most designers stuck with a contemporary white+black palette, mixing in a splash of color as a personal signature, while others went wild with lustrous fruity colors.
Bring on the seductive lady of fashion! Designers here turned the volume all the way up on femininity and were not afraid to show some skin! The collections kept in mind the effortless construction and delicate balance that makes a Parisian woman the ideal style tutor.
*wishlist: Provocative term used to describe the must haves of the moment or season
All photos courtesy of style.com