July 2, 2015

Paris Men's Fashion Week Day 3

A short little round up of the best of day three of Paris Men's Fashion Week featuring one of my favorites so far, color at Ann Demeulemeester!:

Riccardo Tisci described his Givenchy men's collection as "bad boys." Prison wear made chic. Jumpsuits, workwear, and prison stripes adorned the clothing in a very tailored and very very masculine way.

Loved the unique denim looks at Juun.J which had a nautical feel with a feminine flare.

Ann Demeulemeester is typically, well, rather gothic. Lots and lots of black essentially. So it was an absolute treat to see Sébastien Meunier incorporate pops of color. Loved it!

(Top Photo from: Style Linkin' // Runway Photos from: WWD)

July 1, 2015

Paris Men's Fashion Week Day 2

Day two of Paris Men's Fashion Week had a lot going on but these are the ones worth checking out:

3.1 Phillip Lim had a prep school with a twist vibe and a bit of military inspiration thrown in. Like most of the collections we've seen slouch is definitely in.

A futuristic collection for Balenciaga that was based on architectural forms. Pockets on pockets, hidden anywhere Alexander Wang could place them. 
Exotic, youthful and a bit eighties was the Louis Vuitton collection. Very, very cool.
I absolutely love these watercolor, paint splatter, almost floral looks from Yohji Yamamoto. Turning what is typically a very feminine print into a masculine one. Amazing.
Dries Van Noten was a heavily celebrity inspired collection, with Marylin Monroe featured on many of the looks. I however, preferred these Marylin free outfits.

(Top Photo from: Modern Wearing // Runway Photos from WWD

July Wishlist

My birthday is in July however this year instead of buying myself material something I decided to take a trip to Cali (are you sick of me mentioning this yet?). However, perhaps when I get back if I have some spare pocket change left I can treat myself to something off this list. I love the back of that t-shirt. Mermaids are my thing at the moment. I've been eying a second pair of Quay shades, the coolest. I love the color of that Kate Spade bag, it makes me think of a creamsicle, yum! I've probably wish listed a Olivia Burton watch before, but they are so dreamy. And those shoes? Gimme. xx

Olivia Burton Big Dial Chronograph Leather Strap Watch from ASOS $226 // Dream Of Me Sunglasses from Quay Australia $50 //  Peter Thomas Roth Rose Stem Cell Bio-Repair Precious Oil SPF 15 from Sephora $80 // Alessandra Tassel Bib from BaubleBar $68 // Yes Way Rosé Gray Tee Shirt from Yes Way Rosé $40 // Satin Balconette Bra from Topshop $38 // Cedar Street Small Hayden from Kate Spade $298 // Carvela Linky Nude Embellished Pointed Flat Shoes from ASOS $100 // Mermaid Charm Bracelet from Alex & Ani $28

June 30, 2015

Paris Men's Fashion Week Day 1

 Paris Men's Fashion Week typically ends up being my favorite out of the lot. Starting out strong here are the three best collections of day one:

Raf Simons' collection had hints of youthful rebellion. The bags with the massive, heavy chains were not only very cool but could also be a metaphor for the weight we carry. Pairing cropped sweaters and tops with very flared trousers created a cool effect when walking and looked chic as well.

A nostalgic and psychedelic collection at Valentino the models looked as if they were plucked right from high schools of the 1970s.

I loved the rather gender free collection that Y/Project had. Ultra oversized, roomy coats in one set, then cropped pants in the next. Highwaisted jeans on men, waist belts as well. It is wonderful.

(Top Photo From : The Guardian // Runway Photos from: WWD)

June 29, 2015

Milan Mens Day 4

Here we go! Last day of Milan! A rather quick one but had one of my favorite collections of the week, Christian Pellizzari.

A very dreamy and light collection from Giorgio Armani. With soft greys and lavenders it was the idea collection for light, airy summer days to nights.

A rather ornate collection from Christian Pellizzari inspired by ancient Chinese vases and wallpapers. Regal, exotic and simply stunning. 

Yet another collection emphasizing that pattern mixing is very much in. Stella Jean did not shy away from wild patterns showing that mismatched is oh so cool.

Keep an eye out for Paris! x

(Top Photo from:  LA Times // Runway Photos from WWD)

June 28, 2015

Milan Mens Fashion Week Day 3

Day three of Milan had some of the rather big names, Prada, Marc Jacobs, and Gucci to name a few. And naturally, these collections definitely delivered. Here are the best of day three:

Another designer to show that socks and sandals can be cool, Bottega Veneta. An ode to nature from the color pallete down to the actual clothes. There is an outdoorsy vibe with the cool anoraks, windbreakers & climbing pants.

Alessandro Michele continues to prove he is the perfect choice for Gucci. Like his previous women's collections, his men's collection continues the vintage theme along with a feminine touch for the males. Lace, silk, floral print... can't wait to see what he'll do for MFW S/S 2016.

Prada's men's collection had a bit of childlike wonder to it. The graphic prints of bunnies, racecars, and rocket ships were reminiscent of little boys rooms upgraded to menswear. It was cute, and whimsical all while being wearable.
The best way to describe Marc Jacob's men's collection? Laid back luxe. From the silky floral pajama like pants to smoking jackets and loose fitted button ups. You'll look like a million bucks while also looking indifferent doing so.

Sometimes it's nice just to go back to basics. As shown at Calvin Klein the collection was made up rather minimalistic pieces that clean and tailored.

Closing up Milan tomorrow, heading to Paris next. x

(Top Photo from: Untitled Magazine // All Runway Photos from: WWD

June 27, 2015

Limited Edition Kendall Jenner Shade for Estee Lauder

Kendall Jenner continues her worldwide domination of the fashion and beauty world with this exclusive limited edition lippy for Estee Lauder. Described as poppy meets orange in color it is completely matte but promises to be hydrating as well. Titled Restless, it features a limited edition case as well with Kendall's signature. This is a great shade for summer so you best believe I'll be getting my paws on it. I'd love to see Kendall do more make up exclusives with Estee Lauder.

What are your thoughts? Will you be picking up this limited edition shade?