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comparisons from MILAN FASHION WEEK

Given that menswear elements are continuing to grace womenswear designs, we thought it would be visually interesting to highlight how they were reflected on the runways of Milan Fashion Week.



(Left to Right) Gucci, Max Mara, Alberta Ferretti, Fendi, Giorgio Armani and Emporio Armani

Blazers and Jackets : This year, Milan’s top designers presented a slew of must have blazers and jackets. We love that these layering pieces are so versatile and that they can be styled in many different ways beyond the office. For those who prefer a stronger more masculine look we recommend sticking with darker colors and oversized silhouettes. And for those who prefer a softer more feminine look try brighter hues in fabrics that drape and move with you.



(Left to Right) Moschino, No.21, Alberta Ferretti, Gucci, Marni and Sportmax

Dresses and Skirts: The same can be said for skirts and dresses in regards to strong and masculine versus soft and feminine… Layering them with blazers and jackets is always a fashionable choice where you can manipulate the mood of your look through colors, shapes and textures.



(Left to Right) Tod’s, Salvatore Ferragamo, Bottega Veneta, Arthur Arbesser, Iceberg and No.21

Pants and Jumpsuits: It will be a sad day when jumpsuits are no longer in style so we are pleased that designers are still moving forward with these super comfortable and chic styles. Here, leather pants accentuate the strength of women, while, conversely, the softer materials highlight the beauty and softness of women.

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THE BEST DAILY LOOKS OF LONDON FASHION WEEK

London Fashion Week presented elegant styles that are wearable in your everyday wardrobe. Below are some highlights from Roland Mouret, Burberry and Vivienne Westwood.




These are our top picks from Roland Mouret’s collection. The dynamic patterns and colors of this ultrachic long coat will brighten up any look while adding an element of elegance from denim to evening wear. While Roland Mouret is finally delving into menswear (we’ve been waiting for this moment!) the black long coat is a great unisex addition to anyone’s closet, especially in this age of oversized man-tailored womenswear. Lastly, this stunning jacket will catch everyone’s eye. The beautifully classic combination of red and black coupled with impeccable draping never ceases to create a fresh look each season.



Burberry has always presented classically elegant designs in their collections and these two examples showcase the timeless and daily wearability of the brand. Their classic double breasted trench coat is a basic “must have” and is fresh season-after-season with cool design elements such as iridescent luxe fabrics. The incorporation of texturized pastel fabrics in an always sexy pencil skirt will light up any wardrobe.



Vivienne Westwood did not disappoint this season with staple pinstripes and plaid patterns adorning oversized and double breasted jackets as seen here. Not only do all of these elements work together to keep this brand on trend, they do so while maintaining a level of maturity and luxury - with a true Vivienne Westwood edge.

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Inclusivity is the New black

Being the mother of two delicious and quirky little boys who are still young enough to be uninhibited, yet aware enough to feel the sting of not always fitting in, it is comforting to see that people of all differences are increasingly being included on the previously unforgiving runways of NYFW. Sending a big thanks to Chromat, Kim Shui, Tadashi Shoji, 11 HONORE, Prabal Grung and Rebecca Minkoff who showcased their collections on these beauties… And looking forward to seeing more diversity (both visible and not) during fashion week in the seasons to come. Happy Valentine’s Day❣️

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Colorful Coats are a Hot Accessory

It’s almost a wrap for NYFW F/W 2019 and snowy weather lent to the alluring warmth of coats seen on Coach, Anna Sui and Oscar de la Renta’s runways. Bright colors and plush textures make these six favorites something to look forward to!

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Beautiful Maxi Dresses Continue to Stun

Colorful maxi dresses by Carolina Herrera and Zimmerman were the highlight of Day 5 shows. Models caught everyone’s attention as they walked the runway in these elegantly flowing gowns. These dresses are first on my list for clients!

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An outstanding collection by Prabal Gurung

Prabal Gurung incorporated various outwear textiles throughout his 70's Asian inspired 2019 F/W collection. From evening gowns to voluminous layers there was a unifying explosion of colors, textures and lavish materials flowing down the runway.

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THE Perfect COMBINATION

Both Claudia Li and Escada beautifully combined unique colors with intricate patterns on luxe fabrics - altogether creating really gorgeous flowing movement in their runway looks. Here are a few of the loveliest ensembles.

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SOLID SUITS and THE POWER OF MODERN WOMEN

Creations by Taoray Wang presented women’s suits of various menswear inspired silhouettes in solid colors. Styled with high waisted belts each look exuded elegant power and modern femininity. Here are some of our favorites.

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Strong and shiny hints of animal patterns swept the Tom Ford Runway

Tom Ford has unveiled his most recognizable designs with the fortitude and harmony of animal patterns that reflect the trends of this era: subtlety and strength. These are the looks that especially caught our eye.

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Catchy Hues of blue led the 2019 Golden Globes Red Carpet

Once again we are in full award season swing and while the red carpet of the 76th Golden Globe Awards was graced with both neutral and emboldened gowns on January 6th, we also saw eye-catching shades of blue. Here are some of the highlights from the night.

Left to right: Amy Adams in Calvin Klein and Cartier Jewelry, Lady Gaga Lady Gaga in custom Valentino Couture and Tiffany & Co. jewelry, Lupita Nyong’o in Calvin Klein and Bulgari jewellery, Camilla Belle.

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