Okey, I feel like I am the last person posting this, but I just have to mention it – the Isabel Marant pour H&M collaboration. How fun? So fun! I am very excited about her Fall and Winter collection, so hopefully this turn out to be absolutely fabulous (and why shouldn’t it?). Although, I want to see something different. I don’t want to see the sneakers, nor the ‘Dicker’-style boot. Something Marant-ish, but in a new kind of way. Anyhow, the collection will be out in November this fall and hopefully it will contain one or two coats (!). I am really looking forward to see what coats and jackets she might design, I am keeping my hopes up that it will be a fur or a peacoat.
Here’s how I would love to look like today! ‘Kenta’ twill-satin top in crème from The Row (just new in at Net-à-Porter.com), black stretch-crepe trousers from Oscar de La Renta, gorgeous silk-satin headband from Jennifer Behr (on my must-have list for the moment…reminds me of the Céline SS13 knot for this season), Prada Teddy Aviator sunglasses in gold, gold watch with black leather band from Isabel Marant, shopper in python and calf-skin from Céline and a pair of super cool black leather slip-on sneakers from Givenchy (pre-fall 2013 collection).
Hooked 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.
The cashmere and linen sneakers from the The Row collaboration with Superga. Love the fact that they are in cashmere (or linen) and wouldn’t mind them in either grey, black or creamy linen white. You can find them here.
With influences from the previous post and editorial from the May issue of Vogue Paris, I wouldn’t mind look like this today – a sporty look wearable for day and night – with just adding a pair of heels. From the top left: Alexander Wang reptile silk infusion crop top in white, pleated pinstripe skirt from Nicolas Ghesquière for Balenciaga S/S13, grey suede baseball jacket from Isabel Marant, blister leather baseball hat from DRKSHDW by Rick Owens, black sneakers from Balenciaga, white and black crepe-twill and fishline top from Alexander Wang, both necklace and two-finger ring in gold from Maison Martin Margiela and leather trunk with gold zip from Saint Laurent Paris.
Above I have gathered some black pieces that can be your basic essentials in your spring closet. I love black and can’t get enough of it and find it so beautiful to wear not only in the fall and winter season but also when the summer is coming. From the top left: jersey dress from Rick Owens Lilies (here), sheer tank from Acne Studios, top from The Row with deep back, long sleeve washed out linen top from Étoile Isabel Marant, leather shorts from Isabel Marant, pleated skirt from The Row, satin belt from Lanvin from Net-a-Porter, leather sneakers from Nike (here), sunglasses from Ray Ban, black leather bucket bag from Balenciaga (love this one, you can find it here), black leather sandals from Marni at Farfetch.com and ‘Twin Mini Messenger’ shoulder bag from The Row that you can find here.
Today I wouldn’t mind looking like this – a very casual cool and effortless look. Just what I like. Jersey top from OAK, wide-leg trousers from Emilio Pucci, quilted Pindot blazer from Raquel Allegra, Superga sneakers in black cashmere from the collaboration with The Row (so cool, love the fact that they are in cashmere), chevron snake amure ring in gold from Saint Laurent Paris, oracle gold-tone cuff from Lanvin, yellow gold watch with leather strap from Isabel Marant and the A5 Papier tote in black from Balenciaga.
I think you all remembered this hyped collaboration from last year? The Vans x Kenzo fourth edition of the signature shoe was unveiled during Paris Fashion Week FW13 and this time the two brands has worked with leopard print. The Clouded Leopard capsule collection is created by design directors Humberto Leon and Carol Lim at Kenzo and the print was shaped during a trek in the Thai Jungle. The sneaker is available in ocher, orange, green, khaki and dark blue (and in the model Era) from March 15. A comfy and perfect everyday sneaker to lighten up your shoe wardrobe.
Phoebe Philo is absolutely one of the greatest designers of all time. Love her design for Chloé back in the days as well as Céline nowadays. Not only can she create beautiful looks, but she also dress impeccable cool with simple, classic and effortless looks. Always with the thought of less is more. There is an interview with Philo in the latest issue of Vogue US March 2013 and I have got to get that issue! On top of my to-do-list for tomorrow… Anyway, is not that difficult to copy her look. Invest in great basic and luxurious pieces with that not-so-obvious shape. For exampe, go for a pair of baggy leather trousers instead of the skinny ones. Underneath you’ll find a copy paste outfit: off-white wool coat from Céline, turtle-neck from Joseph, leather trousers from Elin Kling for Marciano, cabas shopping bag in python from Céline and sneakers from New Balance.