Athleisure For The Win

By In Categories Designers, Fall/Winter, Featured, Style Tips, Trends
Feeling inspired by the casual athletic trend that many women are taking part in cannot be helped. Yoga pants, cascade cardigans, quilted vests, long sleeve tees and also athletic shoes have all, much to our pleasure, become standard day wear. Parts and pieces of this list are also often incorporated into more dressed up looks that take women from work to play. According to The NPD Group, Inc., a global information company, active wear sales increased more than the general apparel market, growing 7% vs. 1% increase in general apparel year-to-date August compared to the same peri

Editor’s Pick: Black as Night Whitby Jet

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Halloween looming just around the corner and nights getting longer, October seems like a perfect month to pull out those dark edgy pieces that may have been hiding away during the hot summer months. Insert the queen of drama pieces Jacqueline Cullen here. Her use of Whitby Jet, a prehistoric black fossil ca. 180 million years old and most commonly associated with Victorian mourning jewellery, is as signature to the label as ghosts are with Halloween . With just the right amount of spookiness for the season, my pick this week is the 18K gold bead ring from her Gold Dust collectio

New York Designers Look to Heavens & Earth for SS 2016

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Givenchy SS16 Easy, modern elegance took center stage at New York Fashion Week, calling to mind all things contemplative, from the air and sky to the earth. Designers took inspiration from all things mystical from quiet musings to meditation, a modern nod to the mysticism of the ‘70s. The counterbalance of masculine and feminine started in the Fall 2015 collections, was reflected in elegant lingerie looks straight from the boudoir, noteworthy at Riccardo Tisci’s transformative Givenchy show, held at sunset at the site of 911  – silk satin smoking jackets and tuxedo style

NYFW: Pantone Reveals Spring 16 Colors

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With the return to school, college or jobs, the summer and Labor Day already seemingly fade from memory. But if you’re looking for something “more tranquil” or relaxing, look no further than the Spring/Summer 2016 Fashion Color Report from Pantone, the internationally recognized color authority. Pantone once again debuted its Fashion Color Report yesterday, listing the top colors of the spring season: Rose Quartz, Peach Echo, Serenity, Snorkel Blue, Buttercup, Limpet Shell, Lilac Gray, Fiesta, Iced Coffee, Green Flash. Nicole Miller Sketch

Transitions: How to Take Your Summer Favorites into Fall

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While it may still seem steamy outside, inside our heads we’re beginning to think about fall. In some areas of the country remain hyper-hot; other regions already are experiencing a bit cooler both day and night. How to look smart stepping from summer into early fall? What’s a girl to do? Take your summer favorites and turn them into fall stars. Look at your lacy summer whites and pair them with chic, sophisticated, black. Take some cues from the runway and pair bright color or block colors with a fall neutral– khaki, camel or denim. Pair summer weight cotton, with a weigh

A Tropical Heat Wave of Style

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“We’re having a heat wave, a tropical heat wave…” More and more , affluent consumers are heading to exotic locations on their getaways. According to a study released today by Virtuoso, the international travel agency, elite travelers hope to have fun in the sun in places such as French Polynesia, which has had a 91% increase in luxury travelers in one year. Whether you’re in Bali, Boston or Bakersfield, the high heat of summer turns our thoughts to attire that reflects the tropics. Not to mention looks that look cool and keep us cool as well. Carolina Herrer