One of the first “fashion-y” gifts I ever received was one of Alexander McQueen’s iconic silk skull scarves, which my mom purchased for me as a memento a few days after the designer’s tragic death. Now, a new generation of McQueen fans will have a signature scarf to call their own.
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This week’s best dressed ladies were all about simple elegance. We love Carey Mulligan‘s unfussy, strapless chartreuse Dior (a rare experimentation with color for the actress), as much as Kate Moss and Allison Williams’ more subdued black numbers.
On the edgier side of the spectrum were Rooney Mara in Proenza, Elizabeth Olsen in Chloé, and newcomer Lupita Nyong’o in Prada.
Click through for all that and the rest of this week’s best dressed.
“Our role as designers is to feel what is happening in society at the moment and interpret it through fashion,” explains Jean Paul Gaultier, who’s in New York for the opening of his exhibition, The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From Sidewalk to Couture, opening at the Brooklyn Museum next week (watch the preview Read more →
Farfetch.com has crowned the ‘World’s Best Boutique,’ and it’s in Mumbai.
Anchoring the month of fashion weeks is no easy feet, but Paris has never shied away from the challenge. With the longest line-up of presentations (beating out even NYFW) and arguably some of the largest scale productions, there’s a LOT to take in. From the season’s newfound artistic inclinations, to some “fringe benefits,” we’ve distilled the best-of-the-best from The City of Lights.
Click through the slide show to enjoy the feast…Bon Appétit!
And it’s finally over. The Spring 2014 collections have been shown, with Paris Fashion Week ending on a decidedly sentimental note. But as sad as the fashion world seems to be about Marc Jacobs exiting Louis Vuitton, there’s plenty of excitement in the air as well: JW Anderson is off to Loewe, Nicholas Kirkwood is also joining the LVMH family, Miu Miu might release a fragrance, and most importantly, Nicholas Ghesquiere is almost definitely about to return to the fold. Fashion’s future is looking more compelling every day.
Click through to see the 10 collections that got me going during PFW, and tell us, what were your favorites?
Sarah Burton sent warrior women down the Alexander McQueen Spring 2014 runway. Check out the complete collection here.
If you want grand, artistic statements with your fashion, look no further than Paris! On the penultimate day of the Spring 2014 season, critics were buzzing about Valentino and Alexander McQueen‘s refined takes on ethnic craftsmanship. And then, of course, Karl Lagerfeld went all “Picasso Baby” at Chanel.
Click through to find out what the critics had to say.