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Tag Archives | Spring/Summer 2012

  • Shopping Wish List Reminder- Alexander McQueen Spring Summer 2012 In Stores Now

    Alexander McQueen Spring Summer 2012 In Stores Now

    Wanted to share a quick little shopping tip from my inbox: For all those Alexander McQueen fans, inspired by the iconic anemone print as seen in the Alexander McQueen Spring Summer 2012 collection, the anemone silk bustier gown is now available online for $6,595 at myTheresa. The dress is gorgeous, we know. For those on a more realistic budget, the McQueen Collection is available online at ShopBop. Not quite the same, but definitely a cheap-chic floaty chiffon number that you can wear…

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  • A White Shirt Dress Is So Chic and You Won’t Look Like A Nurse, See LeeLee Sobieski

    LeeLee Sobieski in a long Jil Sander white shirtdress

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: The white clothing fashion trend continues with a dose of celebrity style as Leelee Sobieski wears a fantastic white shirt dress by Jil Sander to The Tribeca Film Festival Raf Simons last few seasons at Jil Sander saw the designer taking cues from Yves Saint Laurent met with Isaac Mizrahi & Bill Blass’ iconic American subversions of classic YSL shapes much like the dramatic, all-white Jil Sander dress actress Leelee Sobieski wore at the Tribeca Film Festival recently. >> How to clean that…

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  • In the Details- Spring 2012s Best Ideas You Shouldn’t Miss

    Since it can be challenging to not only remember what we’ve seen, and getting a second chance to glance at all of the astonishing details seems sadly unlikely, we wanted to take a moment and look back at everything one could easily miss. Here’s a look at our favorite elements from all of the Spring 2012 shows starting with Rochas’ angular techno take on 50′s starlet glamor as seen above.  >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Rochas (above) At Rochas, calculated retro sensibilities go…

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  • Spring 2012 Round-Up- The Best of the Season

    Balenciaga Spring 2012

    Just as the Spring 2012 collections are set to hit stores next month comes a quick review of our favorite outings from the season to keep you looking fresh and updated on all of the best of the season. From Balenciaga’s sic-fi futurism to Rochas’ retro regality, we’ve got you covered on all the must-have collections full of covetable cool. >>MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Balenciaga After 10 years of riveting, out-of-this-world collections season in & season out, Nicolas Ghesquiere was back…

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  • Naeem Khan Spring 2012 Fashion Show


    Runway Review: Timeless elegance for a woman of any age The master of elegance, Naeem Khan masters his Spring 2012 collection with grace. For absolute dress-up this line can suit a woman from 18-70, something wearable for all ages worn from cocktail parties to the red carpet. And we certainly can look forward to these gowns on the red carpet! Every piece is hand crafted exquisitely with beading, sequins, feathers and fringe. A signature detail being the back of each…

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  • Jen Kao Spring 2012 fashion show


    Runway Review Excerpt: Jen Kao reminds us of the unique creativity that can be toyed with in ready to wear dressing, that light spirit inspires us all to dress well and want to stand out in the crowd. The Spring 2012 collection was my first Jen Kao show, and not to be the last, as I was in awe by the creative beauty she brings to fashion and I found myself wanting several items from line.  This showcased fashion as a…

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  • Michael Kors Spring 2012 Fashion Show, chic and simple animal print jungle


    Runway Review Excerpt: Bravo, with this Michael Kors collection, simplicity still exudes luxury, no matter how long you’ve been trapped in the Amazon!  A luxury private jet filled with women crashes in the Amazon jungle and luckily everyone survives.  When the survivors are found one week later, they are all wearing the Spring 2012 Michael Kors collection! Torn and loosely knit sweaters, oil stained anoraks, tie dye wrap skirts, nonchalantly draped dresses hanging from the body with snake skin, chunky tribal…

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  • Anna Sui Spring 2012


    Runway Review Except: The old world, highly feminine glamour is missing from current fashion trends and Anna Sui smoothly mixes retro + sexy, making you want to pucker up that red pout and blow a kiss to the waving men on the boat deck. The Anna Sui Spring 2012 collection channeled a glamorous 1940’s girl all dolled up to impress the boys of Fleet Week!   Fire engine red lipstick, cartoonish jewelry, bow belts and ankle socks worn with patent leather mary…

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  • Tommy Hilfiger Spring 2012 Fashion Show pops with preppy colors and modern 60s edge


    Runway Review: Redefines the classic prepster with bold, head turning statements and fresh silhouettes A bright, modern prep statement was clearly made at the Tommy Hilfiger spring 2012 show where it was anything but old school country club attire. The show kicked off with large glen plaids in pink, blue and tangerine orange and the plaids continued, it is Tommy afterall, in pop colors and mod 60’s silhouettes. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Then we had bright wide…

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  • Betsey Johnson Spring 2012 Fashion Show serves up sexy girl power


    Runway Review Excerpt: If your goal this Spring involves snagging a man, or men, with your sexy girl-power and making them putty in your hand – this collection is for you babe. *I left this show GLOWING… so bubbly and happy!!  Best show season after season* Those heated, sexual energy butterflies we are all familiar with having in our stomachs were fluttering around in full force through the captivated audience at Betsey Johnson’s Spring 2012 collection! Sex, the power and confidence…

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  • Custo Barcelona Spring 2012 Runway raves with it’s mind-blowing fashion meets art palette


    Runway Review: The Spring 2012 Custo Barcelona collection was perhaps the most wearable I have seen in many seasons! Has Custo Dalmau strayed from his wonky roots to make something more sellable?! No, definitely not, however you will have no problem shopping for strong, out of this world items that don’t feel tailored solely to the Lady Gaga’s of the world. As always the color palette is psychedelic and not toned down whatsoever. As a matter of fact, that concept…

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  • Derek Lam Spring 2012 Runway is Full of Louche Sportswear


    Runway Review: Plenty of key pieces we all can wear and stylize! Lucky for you, Derek Lam’s recent Spring 2012 outing stays mostly consistent within his timeless sportswear mentality and time tested hallmarks– clean colors, color blocking and sleek tailoring. His crisp palette of bright whites, coral, seafoam, yellow and toasted brown sheen leather should make smart choices for sunny spring days lounging around a rooftop pool. As always, fabric details were key here and Lam’s knits define this point…

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