On my mind

Shirts

I have got shirts on my mind: doesn’t matter color nor shape. I just want simple shirts for an everyday use. I am like addictive when it comes to the style. I basically use a shirt everyday. Here are my three favorites for the moment. From the top left: Isabel Marant Candice button-down black shirt, Isabel Marant Cheryl blue button-down shirt, and Saint Laurent denim shirt.

Birkenstock

Kate Moss in White BirkenstockI have been thinking of Birkenstock sandals for weeks! I can’t stop thinking about them, but everytime I have walked in to a store, I have just been hesitating. I mean, they are so ugly they are cool, and sure, ever since Céline showed their pieces they have been hot stuff. When I walked home a week ago in East Village I spotted a girl wearing the in white and they were so cool. So I might go with a white pair, especially since I have a pair of Marni sandals that are almost the same in black… The one above, that Kate are wearing are the classics, but I might go with the ones underneath – I like the cross-over and they don’t have as much ‘hospital’ vibe as the other ones…

 

Birkenstock Guam Sandals 825 White

 

Simple

On my mind - Classics, Acne leather jacket, Zara trousers, Dries Van Noten striped shirt, Saint Laurent top, Acne wool pants, Valentino VaVaVoom bag, Gianvito Rossi heels and Lindesy A. necklaceI have got black, white and cream on my mind. Above you find a mixture of Pre-fall 2013 as well as Spring and Summer pieces. Black leather motorcycle jacket from Acne Studios, white wide trousers from Zara (now in store), striped shirt from Dries Van Noten, creme-white shoulder bag, ‘VaVa Voom’ from Valentino, white pumps from Gianvito Rossi, gold necklace Lindsey Adelman, cropped black top from Saint Laurent and ‘Cora’ cropped suit pant from Acne Studios.

Frame

Frame Denim Le Skinny De Jeanne Abbot

I was at Barney’s New York last week, which is one of my absolute favorite department stores. They basically have it all – well, at least what I need and want. So I spotted the FRAME Denim jeans, which I have been super curious about for a while. I love the simple cut and styles, just exactly how I want a pair of jeans to be. Unfortunately they hadn’t got my size in for the moment, but I am trying to get a pair at Barney’s Co-op L.A instead. The wash above is truly gorgeous, especially now during the summer. But I do need a pair of denim blue ones as well…

Frame Denim Le Garcon Gabbot Frame Denim Le Color Blanc

Altuzarra

Altuzarra tumblr resort 2012 sneakersHooked on tumblr pages for the moment, and I know I recommended CR Fashion Book’s tumblr just a few days ago… But you shouldn’t miss out this one, the Altuzarra tumblr. Pictures and snapshots from the archive (like the pic above from their Resort 2012 collection) and daily news about the Atluzarra brand. By the way, how nice isn’t with classic Stan Smith’s? Not really the exact model in the picture, but similar…. Should really dig up mines, they are so cool. Hedi Slimane has done his interpretation on them as well, for Saint Laurent and you can find the white ones right here.

Saint Laurent low-top leather white sneakers

On my mind

Natalia Vodianova by Alasdair McLellan for WSJ Magazine June 2013-1

My current obsession is a pair of white pumps, especially know for the summer. I spotted super cool Carine Roitfeld in a pair during the fashion weeks, which she of course looked great in. Anyway I dig the way Natalia Vodianova is styled above, with a chunky knit and a silky negligé – and of course a pair of white pumps. Gorgeous Natalia is captured by Alasdair McLellan for WSJ Magazine June 2013. Underneath you can see two pair from the brand Gianvito Rossi, that has the most comfortable shoes! You can find them here and here.

Gianvito Rossi white leather pumps

Marie-Amélie Sauvé

Marie-Amélie Sauvé at her officeOn my mind for the moment: super stylish Marie-Amélie Sauvé who is former stylist for Balenciaga (worked close with Nicolas Ghesquière through his year at the house and was his longtime muse). Starting off her career at Vogue Paris as an intern in the eighties, Sauvé came back for a position at the magazine under the Carine Roitfeld-era, and continued on with American Vogue as member of team Anna Wintour. Her currently position is as W magazine’s senior fashion editor as well as freelance and always ends-up teaming with Ghesquière. Sauvé always look impeccable cool in in feminine, modern and trend-updated pieces mainly from Balenciaga and she has definitely a look to get inspired from.  Below you can see some of her editorial work.

Marie-Amélie Sauvé sylingMarie-Amélie Sauvé styling

Spring update

White spring closet - Valentino clutch, Linda Farrow glasses, Balenciaga perfume, Sophie Bille Brahe earrings, Alaïa skirt, Salvatore Ferragamo boots, L'Wren Scott dress and jardin des Orangers pulloverI want to update my closet for spring with white, gold and luxurious materials. The combination of suede, cashmere and silk are to-die-for, especially in light hues such as egg-shell white, light grey and beige. Above I have gathered some pieces that I wouldn’t mind moving into my closet immediately. From the top left: cashmere pullover from Jardin des Orangers, suede laced-up boots from Salvatore Ferragamo Fall 2013, 18 carat gold and diamond earrings from Sophie Bille Brahe, ‘Paris Eau de Perfum’ from Balenciaga, white perforated stretch skirt from Azzedine Alaïa, mirrored aviator sunglasses from Linda Farrow, beautiful eggshell white chiffon and silk dress from L’Wren Scott and egg-shell white clutch from Valentino.