Day 2 was full of exciting showroom appointments! It included some of our favorites…Sea, Zimmermann and Ulla Johnson to name a few! See some of our favorites below!
We started off day 1 of market at the Coterie and it was busy, busy, busy! We saw almost 16 different lines and our heads are still spinning at how beautiful Spring 2017 looks thus far. Below are some of the highlights from the day!
Last month I made a quick day trip to NYC to see several lines for Spring 2017. While I was there I was able to pay a quick visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art to see the Spring Costume Institute exhibition Manus x Machina. The exhibition explores how fashion designers have combined and are combining the handmade (manus) and the machine-made (machina) in creating haute couture and avant-garde ready-to-wear. The exhibition showcases more than 170 ensembles dating from the early 20th century to the present.
The exhibition was incredible to see in person and I could have spent hours and hours looking at each ensemble. I took pictures of my favorites so I could share with you all even though these pictures don’t quite do these works of art justice. If anyone is in NYC you should definitely try and see it. It is on exhibition until September 5th. See some of my favorites below!
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Look 2 (Center) – By Malene Birger Embellished Dress
Look 4 (Left) – Zimmermann Mischief Stud Smock Dress
Look 5 (Center) – ALC Ombre Midi Dress
Look 7 (Left) – Zimmermann Belle Top
Look 9 (Right) – By Malene Birger Dress and Jacket
Look 10 (Left) – Sachin and Babi Caftan
Look 13 (Left) – Tibi Tie Jumpsuit
Look 15 (Right) – Sea NY Embroidered Dress
Look 17 (Center) – Isabel Marant Etoile Saphir Dress
Look 18 (Right) – Zimmermann Halter Dress
Look 20 (Right) – Sachin and Babi Tiered Gown
All of the chilly temps lately have us dreaming of warmer weather and wearing easy breezy Resort/Spring styles. One of my favorite designers for warm weather is Megan Park. She always has amazing prints and her pieces are so effortless and easy to wear. Take a peek below at some of the pieces from her fabulous Resort collection that are in store now! Shop all of the looks here!
This first look features the Molokai Crepe Sundress. This dress features a cute tie detailing on each side and has a vivid floral print featuring bright red and a pretty bubblegum pink. We paired it with the Megan Park Cluster necklace, a Rebecca Minkoff Saddle Crossbody and Rebecca Minkoff Rosalie heels.
We absolutely love the Maui Print that is featured in this next outfit. The colors are vibrant and fun and the pattern looks like it was hand drawn on this halter top giving it a whimsical feel. We paired the blouse with a great fitting pair of J Brand skinny jeans. We cuffed the jeans to give it a casual feel and paired it with a pair of Jerome Dreyfuss heels (they are on super sale right now). We finished it off by layering multiple black beaded necklaces.
The next dress could double as a great cover-up on your next vacation. The beautiful floral hand embroidered detailing at the top of the dress give it a real richness! To make this dress more appropriate for cooler weather we styled it with a pair of Rebecca Minkoff suede fringe booties. We added a great cuff by Dannijo and earrings by Kendra Scott.
We love the Maui print so much we had to show you another style that features the gorgeous print. This maxi is what dreams are made of! What isn’t there to love about this dress? We paired it with these super fun and flirty earrings that were made to go with this maxi!
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Every shipment of Mara Hoffman brings a little sunshine with it! Our most recent Resort shipment was definitely no exception! The great prints, color combinations and unique silhouettes had us drooling with each piece we pulled out of the box. Mara’s inspiration for the collection came from a recent trip she took to Marrakech. The Moroccan landscapes, textiles and culture all played a vital role in influencing her vision for what Resort 2016 would look like.
One of my favorite pieces from the shipment was the Deep V Dress in a jardin majorelle stone print. I liked this silhouette so much when I first viewed the collection that I also did it in another color way that is as equally beautiful! The silhouette features a built-in, tie back bandeau and the cut out detailing on each side shows just the right amount of skin. We paired it with a pair of ombre Oscar de la Renta fringe earrings, a stack of Eddie Borgo bracelets and Rebecca Minkoff gunmetal heels for a dressier feel. This dress would also pair great with a simple pair of flats for a more casual daytime look.
I was also instantly drawn to this crisp white button down shirt that features a beautiful bright green embroidered leaf print. The light and airy feel make this a blouse one I know I would continue to reach for time and time again. It could be paired with a great pair of casual Current Elliott boyfriend jeans or dressed up with a slouchy dress pant by 10 Crosby. I love this color green combined with chunky gold jewelry. We paired it with a Dannijo gold bib and a Giles and Brother cuff. We also received a romantic white midi dress with this same leaf print embroidery that is stunning!
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I am always on the search for a great dress! One that is not too fitted or flowy, not too casual or too dressy and one that is current and trendy but also refined at the same time! This is no easy task and is actually quite hard to find. Well….leave it to BCBG to continue meeting my dress needs. The Maris dress arrived yesterday and passed my entire dress checklist with flying colors. The bold ombre feather print is fun and funky but is balanced perfectly with the pops of poplin on the collar and cuffs. It looks cute and appropriate for day with a pair of simple flats but also looks amazing styled with a pair of over the knee Vince boots for a dressed up feel. BCBG continues to master the art of practical but relevant dressing and I am oh so thankful. Shop our entire new shipment of BCBG here!
Rachel Zoe never ceases to amaze us with her ability to transform a simple black dress into something magnificent. Her pieces exude luxury and sophistication and the Volkov dress is no exception. This Tuxedo dress is perfectly tailored and can be worn several different ways. This menswear inspired piece is double breasted and features a button front closure and front flap pockets. The subtle v neckline balances the mini length of the dress. If the length is too much for you, a pretty slip would give you more coverage. A slip with a lace hem peeking out would add the ideal amount of femininity to this masculine piece. Another option would be to wear a pair of pants underneath like we have seen several celebrities sporting down the red carpet recently. With any of these looks a killer pair of heels is key, you can introduce a pop of color with the shoe or keep it sleek with a black pair of stilettos. For the upcoming Holiday season a plum lip is fierce or you can keep it classic with a red lip. Erin gave this look some edge by pairing the dress with a chunky heeled bootie and Dannijo Roxanna cuff. This versatile piece can even be worn open as a tuxedo style jacket with a delicate cami underneath.