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Studio shoot in LA

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I was wearing:

CHIARA FERRAGNI COLLECTION CAMERON SNEAKERS
LEVIS VINTAGE JACKET
RODARTE SWEATER
GAS JEANS DUNGAREE

Photos by Nicolas Padron

Cozy in Big Sur

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Intimissimi Lady Elegance Bra
Intimissimi Chic Waitress Culotte
Intimissimi Chic Macramé Baby-Doll

Photos by Andrew Arthur

The OMG Jean

These jeans not only made my butt look good, they made everything look good!

Garance said something like ” OMG WHAT ARE THOSE JEANS!? You look so skinny and your ass looks f$%^ing amazing!”
To which I replied ” Oh these? Good right? They’re 3×1 !”

If there’s a formula to making good jeans, they might have nailed it. Some factors I think might be contributing to these OMG worthy jeans:

A : They’re high waisted. Like not so high it feels like your wearing a corset, but just at/below the belly button. Enough height in the back so your butt looks good too.
B : They have a great soft wash on them. Not too black and not too grey.
C : Just the right amount of stretch! So they keep your stuff tight.. yeah, ok, your thighs.
D : I was having a good day, and Garance just noticed it.

Whatever the reason, they make me feel good and confident, kind of like that skinny mirror. What’s your jean buying formula?

High Rise Skinny Jean, 3×1


By brie

Technical Characteristics

I’ve been looking for a grown up watch, something that screams sophistication…


… but with the ability to still have a sense of humour while wearing it. Ok maybe its just the Gifs that are bringing a bit of comedy, but I love it. Very The Gentlewoman in action. I think its one of the smartest email Gifs I’ve received and didn’t immediately avert my eyes from. Plus the watch is rather chic.

I am once again left yearning to wear a piece of Isabel Marant, this time its perfect all year round.

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Available October 2014 , Isabel Marant


By brie

CK girl LA

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Calvin Klein Collection

Photos by Lawrence Lim

Silk vision

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I was wearing:

HERMÈS SANDALS
J BRAND RIPPED JEANS
AMERICAN APPAREL TSHIRT
HERMÈS SILK SCARF
HERMÈS KELLY BAG

Photos by Andrew Arthur

Feeling Nostalgic

When I was little I adored Disney characters.


The rabbit in Alice Wonderland, the bear in the Jungle Book (alias Baloo in privacy). So to think that today as an adult I can wear my love for those kindred animals in the form of a chic ring, is pretty cool.

Gerard Tully has managed to create a feeling of nostalgia without going too far down the rabbit hole (pun intended) of kitchy design.

My pick is either the bear or the rabbit!

xo Amélie


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Test shoot

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Look 1:
CHANEL BOOTS
ELIZABETH AND JAMES JACKET
REFORMATION “FUCK FOREVER” SHIRT
LACK OF COLOR FEDORA HAT

Look 2:
GAS JEANS DUNGAREE
CHIARA FERRAGNI COLLECTION CAMERON SNEAKERS

Look 3:
LAER LEATHER SHORTS

Photos by Nikko La Mere

 

Test shoot

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Chiara Fe5ragni Los Angeles test shoot 1 Chiara Ferragni Los Angeles test shoot 4 Chiara Ferragni Los Angeles test shoot 2I was wearing:

Look 1:
CHANEL BOOTS
ELIZABETH AND JAMES JACKET
REFORMATION “FUCK FOREVER” SHIRT
LACK OF COLOR FEDORA HAT

Look 2:
GAS JEANS DUNGAREE
CHIARA FERRAGNI COLLECTION CAMERON SNEAKERS

Look 3:
LAER LEATHER SHORTS

Photos by Nikko La Mere

 

RetroSuperFuture

RetroSuperFuture is sort of on to something.


Cool name. Good price points. Pretty awesome shop in NYC where you can try on every single sunglass style they make. Seems like they nailed it and so we wanted to share them with you!

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Do you have a favorite style of sunglasses?

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RetroSuperFuture

RetroSuperFuture is sort of on to something.


Cool name. Good price points. Pretty awesome shop in NYC where you can try on every single sunglass style they make. Seems like they nailed it and so we wanted to share them with you!

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Do you have a favorite style of sunglasses?

RetroSuperFuture, 21 Howard Street New York, NY 10013


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Silver girl

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I was wearing:

SAINT LAURENT GLITTER BOOTS
SAINT LAURENT BAG
CELINE + CARTIER BRACELETS

Photos by Andrew Arthur

H&M LOVES ROTTERDAM

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Last Wednesday I had the pleasure of DJ’ing at the opening of the new and biggest H&M in Europe. I carefully selected the tracks that I was going to play at the event for months in advance, changing a few of them in the way but overall I was so happy with the entire playlist. I will share the entire set with you guys later next week. I hope you like it and huge thanks again to H&M for having me and letting me share my passion for music with all the people who attended! (You can watch some previews of my set here).

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Commando

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Acne studios has launched underwear!

Now, I’ve mentioned before my specific taste for underwear, white for summer, black for winter. But its equally as hard to find good nude underwear. The kind you need for white pants, or anything remotely sheer. The elastic waist band is even wide enough not to cut into your sides. Plus both styles are available in a lovely mix of neutrals like grey, white, black and and of course nude.

So there you have it. My new nude underwear, almost as good as going commando! Do you have a favorite brand?

PS. They also made mens styles, perfect for Erik :)


By brie

California house

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It’s official, still a bit strange to say but… I moved to Los Angeles.
I know, it’s already been a year and a half going back and forth and I will always go back to Europe every month and a half/two months for work (my own company still is in Milano for now), in addition to travel the world in the meanwhile.
Where’s the big change then? This time everything is getting more real: I found a place in Hollywood and I’m ready to live my personal Californian dream, spending most of my time here.
Super excited and a bit scared at the same time. Wish me good luck :)

E’ ufficiale, è ancora un po’ strano da dire ma.. Mi sono trasferita a Los Angeles.
Lo so, è ormai un anno e mezzo che faccio avanti ed indietro e tornerò in Europa ogni mese e mezzo/due mesi per lavoro (la mia società è per ora ancora a Milano), oltre a continuare a viaggiare in giro per il mondo nel frattempo.
Qual è il cambiamento quindi? Questa volta è tutto più reale: ho preso una casa a Hollywood e sono pronta a vivere il mio personale sogno Californiano, passando qui la maggior parte del mio tempo.
Iper entusiasta ed un pò spaventata allo stesso tempo. Fatemi un grosso in bocca al lupo :)

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I was wearing:

CELINE WEDGES
RED VALENTINO SWEATER
CELINE KNOT BRACELET
SAINT LAURENT BRACELET
CARTIER JUSTE UN CLOU + CARTIER LOVE BRACELET
HERMES KELLY BAG
DSQUARED2 SUNGLASSES

Photos by Andrew Arthur

Stories is Here

Run, don’t walk.

Or just get online real quick. I’m super stoked (that sincere because I don’t say stoked about very much) because of course, I love their beauty line. The last time I was in Paris, Emily and I visited the store and she found me an hour later, arms covered in lipstick and eye liner swatches with a pile of products in my basket. So yeah, I like actually really love it.

The full beauty collection won’t be available in the US right away (I’ll obviously, keep you posted on that front) but you can still stock up on some goodies (in store and online). So for now, you’ll just have to deal with getting your hands on all of the REALLY COOL SHOES, leather shorts, silk tops, structured coats…. You get it. Now go!

Other Stories, 575 Broadway – Opening October 17th


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Ready to leave with McQ

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Here I am in my last look in Milano before leaving for two months between Los Angeles and my travels around the world, wearing one of my new winter jackets, by McQ Alexander Mcqueen.

Eccomi nel mio ultimo look di Milano prima di partire per due mesi a Los Angeles, indossando una delle mie nuove giacche invernali della stagione, di McQ Alexander Mcqueen.

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DR.MARTENS SHOES
CAROLINA WYSER JEANS
MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN JACKET
PAULA CADEMARTORI BAG
DIOR SUNGLASSES

 Photos by Gregorio Capineri Tosetti

Elie Saab

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The Coveteur and I back together: after they took a sneak peek in my New York suitcase and discovered my Milano house (and wardrobe) here we are this time in Paris, at Elie Saab’s appartment, playing the modern princess with my favourite dresses of the libanese designer.
Discover the whole story on The Coveteur.

Io e The Coveteur di nuovo insieme: dopo essersi intrufolati nella mia valigia a New York e nella mia casa milanese eccoci questa volta a Parigi, più precisamente nell’appartamento di Elie Saab, giocando a fare la moderna principessa con i miei abiti preferiti del designer libanese.
Scoprite tutta la storia su The Coveteur.

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PARIS, October 2014
Wearing ELIE SAAB
Shot by Jake Rosenberg for THE COVETEUR

THE DEVIL IS IN THE DETAIL

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September was a crazy month, a whirlwind to be honest but Fashion Week season is always such a burst of inspiration and creativity when it comes to styling. I decided to put together some of my favorite details from most of my September looks. Its always so different to see them mixed up together, more fun in my opinion…You can probably notice some constants in my accessories and the thing is, once I get to wear an accessory I love, I will probably wear it for months until my style changes slightly. Can you guess which are my favorite accessories?

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Vintage Dior

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Paris as a background, wearing a Dior vintage dress and the new iconic Fendi sandals.

Parigi come sfondo, indossando un abito vintage di Dior e i nuovi iconici sandali di Fendi.

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I was wearing:

FENDI SANDALS (ss 2015)
DIOR VINTAGE DRESS (from Vintage Delirium)
LOUIS VUITTON EARRINGS
MONTBLANC WATCH

Photos by Andrew Arthur

THE PARADOX OF CHOICE

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COATS   >>  1) Alexander Wang  |  2) Preen  |  3) MSGM  |  4) Stella McCartney  |  5) Coach  |  6) Finds  |  7) Diane Von Furstenberg  |  8) Stella McCartney  |  9) Stella McCartney

We might as well embrace the Winter with grace and style, but for that we need a very cool couple of coats, so let the search begin!

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Red lips in Paris

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When in Paris… Try red lips, shiny glitter shoes and the most beautiful Mary Katrantzou dress.

E quando ti trovi a Parigi… Prova rossetto rosso sulle labbra, scarpe scintillanti ed il più bel vestito di Mary Katrantzou.

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I was wearing:

SAINT LAURENT GLITTER SHOES
MARY KATRANTZOU DRESS
LOUIS VUITTON EARRINGS
CHLOE MAXI RING
CHOPARD + BULGARI + CARTIER RINGS
PRADA BAG
CELINE SUNGLASSES

Photos by Gregorio Capineri Tosetti

Bunny ‘n’ heels

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Apologies for the radio silence over the summer months, it has lingered on for so long my siblings wanted to kick my potato-couch butt off to find some content!  Freelance work and travelling were to blame for the lack of self presence on the blog, I really enjoyed the ‘blog-vacation’ and not carrying my pelvis-bashing camera around with me everyday, I prefer being socially active on Instagram like I always have when I don’t have time to blog.  Please be aware there’ll be some changes on my blog, the blog’s re-design is currently in development and at the same time trying to expand my portfolio in fashion and portrait photography.  Why?  I need an exit plan.

No comment.

This style post is long overdue, it was a collaboration photoshoot I did with MCM back in early April not along after I returned from Thailand and Hong Kong.  Looking tan-less and pale well suited for the London weather, feeling quiet proud of my un-used legs looking shapely and lengthy in my nude Kurt Geiger heels.  I fell in love with the Elda cross-body bag the minute I saw it displayed elegantly on the shelf at their standalone store on Sloane Street, I had to shoot it with a giant MCM bunny without a doubt.


In collaboration with MCM.

Wardrobe: Mickey Mouse men’s tee from Uniqlo, leather skirt courtesy of MUUBAA, nude ‘Britton’ heels courtesy of Kurt Geiger, glasses by Calvin Klein @ Printemps, watch by Marc by Marc Jacobs courtesy of Selfridges, MCM bunny and Elda bag by MCM.

Photography by Holly McGlynn.  Edited by me.


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California Dreaming

Remember the project Garance did with C x Faconnable?

Car wash

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I was wearing:

STELLA MCCARTNEY PLATFORMS
LAER LEATHER SHORTS
MSGM STRIPED PEPLUM TOP
HERMES COLLIER DE CHIEN BRACELET
CELINE BOX BAG
RAY-BAN SUNGLASSES

Photos by Andrew Arthur

inspiration of the week

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1. Gloves
2. Kirsten Owen in Comme des Garçons by Craig Mcdean for Visionaire 20
3. Vogue – May 1946 – Photo by Erwin Blumenfeld
4. Guy Louis Banarès photographer
5. Yayoi Kusama photographer
6. Nico by Andy Warhol
7. Jerry Schatzberg for Harper’s Bazaar, 1968
8. Kendra Spears for i-D’s Winter Issue, Lensed by Greg Kadel
9. Photo by Saul Leiter 1966
10. ‘Splash’, by Harri Peccinotti, styled by Caroline Baker, Nova, April 1971
11. Carte blanche photography Mark Borthwick
12. Kate Moss, Versace advertising
13. The Hi-Lo’s, Listen!
14. American Beauty movie
15. Lina Scheynius photographer
16. Lisa Cant, photo by Richard Machado
17. Bottega Veneta Runway
18. Viviane Sassen
19. Twiggy photograph
20. Mats Gustafson, Red Dress, Yohji Yamamoto, 1999
21. Amber Valletta by Juergen Teller for I-D magazine 1996
22. Red Shirt editorial
23. Skirt
24. Grace Coddington
25. Kate Moss photographed by Wolfgang Tillmans
26. COMME DES GARÇONS by Sophie Delaporte
27. Versace advertising
28. Lady Gaga on Vanity Fair
29. THE RED BOOK
30. Marion Cotillard, Fashion editorial for W Magazine
31. Yohji Yamomoto Runway
32. Male Model
33. Louis Vuitton Advertising
34. Hercules Magazine
35. Lewis leathers x Comme des Garçons
36. XANDER ZHOU | BOYS WILL BE BOYS
37. The White stripes
38. Self portrait
39. Fin

 

inspiration of the week

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1. Gloves
2. Kirsten Owen in Comme des Garçons by Craig Mcdean for Visionaire 20
3. Vogue – May 1946 – Photo by Erwin Blumenfeld
4. Guy Louis Banarès photographer
5. Yayoi Kusama photographer
6. Nico by Andy Warhol
7. Jerry Schatzberg for Harper’s Bazaar, 1968
8. Kendra Spears for i-D’s Winter Issue, Lensed by Greg Kadel
9. Photo by Saul Leiter 1966
10. ‘Splash’, by Harri Peccinotti, styled by Caroline Baker, Nova, April 1971
11. Carte blanche photography Mark Borthwick
12. Kate Moss, Versace advertising
13. The Hi-Lo’s, Listen!
14. American Beauty movie
15. Lina Scheynius photographer
16. Lisa Cant, photo by Richard Machado
17. Bottega Veneta Runway
18. Viviane Sassen
19. Twiggy photograph
20. Mats Gustafson, Red Dress, Yohji Yamamoto, 1999
21. Amber Valletta by Juergen Teller for I-D magazine 1996
22. Red Shirt editorial
23. Skirt
24. Grace Coddington
25. Kate Moss photographed by Wolfgang Tillmans
26. COMME DES GARÇONS by Sophie Delaporte
27. Versace advertising
28. Lady Gaga on Vanity Fair
29. THE RED BOOK
30. Marion Cotillard, Fashion editorial for W Magazine
31. Yohji Yamomoto Runway
32. Male Model
33. Louis Vuitton Advertising
34. Hercules Magazine
35. Lewis leathers x Comme des Garçons
36. XANDER ZHOU | BOYS WILL BE BOYS
37. The White stripes
38. Self portrait
39. Fin

 

THE DAY I MET PAUL McCARTNEY

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This has been one of those; “Is this really happening?” moments, seriously. I have to be completely honest, I rarely get star struck and maybe its because I have been lucky enough to have seen many talented people at different events, fashion weeks and so on. Its always very surreal to bump into Hollywood stars at random cafes in LA (I still have to tell you that story), or walk past famous singers or my favorite designers (I also have to tell you this story), but standing next to a Rock legend, a Beatle, Paul McCartney was another level of crazy.

I took these photos at a very exclusive event during London Fashion Week when I was filming with Canon. They told me the event would be so exclusive I had to go by myself, no +1 allowed and made me hope to bump into some familiar faces. The event was for the launch of Stella McCartney’s Green Carpet collection and I just couldn’t not say no.
When I got to the venue near Bond Street in London, I took a deep breath, gave my name at the front and got in. I knew or assumed I would see some famous faces but I never expected to see that many.
Once I was in, one of the waiters dressed in a crisp white shirt and clearly hired from one of London’s best modeling agencies (same goes for most of the male model waiters that night) came towards me with a silver tray full of glasses of champagne, I took one and started to glance through the room. Salma Hayek, Samuel L. Jackson, Drew Barrymore were standing just there, in front of me and made me wonder what had I done to deserve that spot and how on earth did I manage to infiltrate that world. They were certainly not the only celebrities, the whole room was full of British and Hollywood stars and as I was walking amongst them, I had a moment of realization; They are just normal people, like you and me, people who happen to be very good at what they do which is a very realistic aim for you and me.
I was pondering on all of these thoughts as I felt someone bump into the back of me, I turned around and it was Paul McCartney…Sir Paul McCartney! Now I have a very good story to tell my children one day; “Let me tell you the story of the day I -literally- bumped into Paul McCartney”.

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Grazia Italy – September 2014

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Special photoshoot for Grazia Italia, wearing Moschino by Jeremy Scott

Stuck On You

Spotted straight from the spring runway, one of Anya Hindmarch’s stickered-up satchels– you remember the leather stickers she also created, right? I think what I love most about this bag is that it reminds me of the notebooks I would cover in stickers and doodles when I was in school.

 

A little bit of nostalgia never hurt anybody, right?

C’est la vie

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Between one fashionweek and one other I spent few days in Milan hanging around in a super casual outfit… C’est la vie!

Fra una fashionweek e l’altra ho trascorso qualche giorno di relax a Milano in un outfit super casual… C’est la vie!

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I was wearing:

STELLA McCARTNEY PLATFORM SHOES
ANIYE BY SWEATER
COS DRESS
FENDI SUNGLASSES
RALPH LAUREN MINI RICKY BAG

Photos by Gregorio Capineri Tosetti

Favorite light

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And while I’m the middle of Paris fashionweek… Here I am portrayed on the Hollywood Hills, in my favorite light of the day.

E mentre sono immersa nella fashionweek parigina… Eccomi ritratta in queste foto sulle colline di Hollywood, nella mia luce preferita della giornata.

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I was wearing:

CHIARA FERRAGNI SLIPPERS (available worldwide on CHIARAFERRAGNICOLLECTION.COM)
LEVI’S VINTAGE SHORTS
MY GRANDMA’S VINTAGE TSHIRT
BLESS THE MESS BLAZER
CHANEL BOY BAG
FENDI SUNGLASSES

Photos by Andrew Arthur

At Carven

Gladiators.

Gladiators in flats! (Get it? Scandal? Anyone?)

It took me a little bit of time to come around to these gladiator sandal-boot hybrid from the Carven show, but now I’m sold. I think they will look cool with a suede dress come spring. The best part? The fact that you don’t have to worry about getting a pedicure before you wear them…


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At Carven

Gladiators.

Gladiators in flats! (Get it? Scandal? Anyone?)

It took me a little bit of time to come around to these gladiator sandal-boot hybrid from the Carven show, but now I’m sold. I think they will look cool with a suede dress come spring. The best part? The fact that you don’t have to worry about getting a pedicure before you wear them…


By alex

Do not disturb

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I probably am one of the biggest hotel lover.
When you find the right ones the feeling is great, especially when they have such a view.

Penso di essere una delle più grandi amanti degli hotel.
Quando trovi quelli giusti la sensazione è splendida, soprattutto quando hanno una vista cosi spettacolare.

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NEW YORK, 12th September 2014

Photos by Andrew Arthur

Ready, Set, Gaultier

It’s time to couture.

Today marks Jean-Paul Gaultier‘s last RTW collection and the end of an era. After 38 years of ready-to-wear collections, Gaultier and his marinière meets punk style, is choosing to focus his creativity on couture, perfumes and of course costumes!

We will miss your crazy catwalks Mr. Gaultier. But we can’t wait to see what this freedom brings to couture !


By brie

Denim Dreams

They do come true.

Marques’ Almeida is set to release a collection with Topshop come October 9th. (Please take a moment to add it to your calendar. You good? Okay.) It’s 68 pieces (!!!) and the frayed denim looks are everything you ever hoped for. I’ve been a fan since I spotted Felicity in one of their dresses. I like that they’re taking something basic (denim) and added a cool twist to it.

For now, I’ve got my eye on that denim parka…


By alex

Meet Vetements

Yes, clothes!

This fashion week, I was really looking forward to seeing a new Parisian line called Vetements. The collection, designed by seven anonymous designers, was relatable but still appealed to those looking for something a bit different and yes, cool. I heard one woman outside the show yesterday say, “This is going to be the next big thing, I can feel it.”

And you know what, I think she’s right.


By brie

Meet Vetements

Yes, clothes!

This fashion week, I was really looking forward to seeing a new Parisian line called Vetements. The collection, designed by seven anonymous designers, was relatable but still appealed to those looking for something a bit different and yes, cool. I heard one woman outside the show yesterday say, “This is going to be the next big thing, I can feel it.”

And you know what, I think she’s right.


By brie

The Edit

So, I don’t have a dressing room in my new apartment*. It’s a challenge every day, since I love being able to spread out (“Hey, it’s been awhile since I’ve baked any cakes, why not store my sweaters in the oven!”) and I love to accumulate lots of things (“Yes, I’m sure this perforated raincoat will work perfectly on some rainy day without rain! I’m keeping it!”)
So now I’ve got to make it work with two small closets and a dresser.

I’ve had to totally retrain myself and it’s been happening in three phases…

Good riddance!

Dumbfounded when I saw everything that had piled up in my old apartment (I had just dedicated a tiny room to all my shoes and bags) (two more years and I would have ended up turning the elevator into my “belt cabinet”) (the neighbors would have understood what it’s like to be a poor little fashion girl, right?) I had to come to terms with the facts – I could either rent a storage space or I’d have to get rid of 70% of my clothes.

Since I was in the mood to lighten up, I decided to get rid of everything.

So I started by setting aside everything I wanted to keep.

Then I made a pile of everything I wanted to sell.
Then I made a pile of everything I wanted to give to friends.
Then a pile of everything I wanted to donate to the Red Cross.

Then I took the pile of everything I wanted to keep and started the process all over again.
Three or four times.
Until what was left over would actually fit into my new apartment.
Honestly, it was a big deal and pretty emotional. You get attached to your clothes, it’s crazy!!!

I loved having my friends over for long sessions of trying on clothes. My mom and her friend came to visit just at the right time, and both of them ended up leaving with three extra suitcases.
I even gave them the suitcases, in fact.

I had accumulated about a dozen of them.

Organizing

Once I had totally skimmed off all the excess (it took about two weeks, you know – it’s a huge job) my wardrobe had taken on a new color. Literally. I had pretty much only kept neutral colors (gray, white, beige, black) (which have always been my favorite), a few colors (red, pink, green, blue), a few prints, and finally, very few super fashion pieces.

I realized that everything I’d bought in fashion monster time, I had only worn maybe two times. Considering the price I paid for them and all the traveling I could have done instead, I think I’m cured now, thank you very much.

I also saw I’d made some amazing investments too. My Saint Laurent bag that I’ve worn every day since I bought it. My beige Stella coat, my Valentino ballerinas, my Céline blouse. And a bunch of things I love from Zara that have stood the test of time.

I had to make a winter pile and a summer pile (I never used to do that before, I used to say “But there are no seasons anymore!!! I wear my tee-shirts in the winter anyway!”) and that also helped me to figure out what I actually needed right away, and what I could store in boxes under my bed for later and take out as soon as it got chilly.

So now I sleep ON my clothes. And I sleep well ;)

Putting it all together

I have to say, I’m totally into decorating my new place right now.

It’s kind of taking the place of clothes – searching for a couch is definitely my new life goal – especially since I had to adjust really quickly this summer and think about what I actually wear compared to what I buy. And now I have zero desire to go back to how I was before – completely buried in clothes.

So now that I have to think about every square inch of storage space, every time I’m about to buy something, I ask myself what I’ll have to get rid of to make room for it.
And that’s really, really changed the way I dress and the way I buy things.
I buy less, and I get rid of things I don’t wear without even blinking.

And this weekend, I realized how much I’d changed without even realizing it. When I was packing for fashion week (I’ve only got two suitcases now – I gave away five of them), I organized my trip outfit by outfit.
I hadn’t really ever done that before – I always preferred to stuff as many things as possible in my suitcase, telling myself I’d figure it out when I got there and that “I dress according to my mood, so how could I possibly plan outfits in advance!” but that’s exactly what I did this time**.

I took photos of each outfit and only brought what I really needed.

The result? Two super light suitcases (I didn’t even have to sit on them to get them to close!!! No overweight baggage fee!!! No need to buy another suitcase to bring back all the stuff I bought!!!) (Yeah – that’s why I had accumulated so many suitcases and $20 duffel bags) And that’s when I started to wonder…

Was I going to end up naked by the end of Fashion Week?

Ahahahah. We’ll see.

So what about you? How do you deal with limited space at home? Do you have any tips? Do you sleep with all your clothes under your bed too? Is it easy for you to get rid of things?

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* Which is kind of a transition apartment, if you know what I mean, but really super nice anyway.
** How do the “personal style” bloggers do it? That’s the question I’ll never find the answer to.

Translated by Andrea Perdue

While in NY…

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Before Fashionweeks madness, hitting the streets of NYC with the jumpsuit of Carolina Wyser collection, definitely a must have piece!

Eccomi prima dell’inizio frenetico della fashionweek di New York, indossando  la salopette della collezione di Carolina Wyser, decisamente un must have!

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Photos by Gregorio Capineri Tosetti

Window Dressing

I stumbled upon Marie-Hélène de Taillac’s shop while walking through Saint-Germain.

It was the windows that caught my attention. They were so sweet! Very “Alice in Wonderland” feeling. I learned from Marie that her niece creates the scenes in the windows, last month it was pink flamingos!

Almost all of her jewelry is one of a kind, so no two pieces are the same. I think my favorites were the iridescent moonstone pieces!

MHT has shops in Paris, Tokyo and New York!


By brie

Window Dressing

I stumbled upon Marie-Hélène de Taillac’s shop while walking through Saint-Germain.

It was the windows that caught my attention. They were so sweet! Very “Alice in Wonderland” feeling. I learned from Marie that her niece creates the scenes in the windows, last month it was pink flamingos!

Almost all of her jewelry is one of a kind, so no two pieces are the same. I think my favorites were the iridescent moonstone pieces!

MHT has shops in Paris, Tokyo and New York!


By brie

Nyfw day 6

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I was wearing:

CHIARA FERRAGNI VELVET SLIPONS (available online HERE)
CALVIN KLEIN COLLECTION CROP TOP AND TROUSERS
SAINT LAURENT BAG
CELINE SUNGLASSES

Hair by Redken, makeup by Nikki DeRoest

Photos by Gregorio Capineri Tosetti

Tie It Up

I am stealing this idea from the Steven Alan presentation. It’s super easy: just knot together your shirt tails in front and voila! I like it with a pair of shorts or layered over a maxi dress. Of course, you don’t have to go with a neckline quite as low as the models (if you do, grab some double stick).

Thanks Steven!

BLOGLOVIN’ AWARDS

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Special night in New York City surrounded by friends. The Bloglovin’ Awards are becoming a tradition. I still remember the first one about 3 years ago, when the venue had the most surreal view to Columbus Circle and Central Park and where the night ended with all of us renting a really crappy limousine and buying pizza at some dodgy and allegedly famous pizzeria in NYC. I quite honestly don’t know whether it was actually a famous place but the owner had a whole wall covered in picture frames posing with every celebrity you can possibly imagine.

This night didn’t end with pizza at 4:00am but it at the PHD rooftop with the most incredible view of Manhattan.

HUGE thanks to Kim Garduno for being such a superstar and giving me this beautiful old school hairdo for the awards and to Sportmax for dressing me for the night!

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NYFW Day 5

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I was wearing:

CELINE PUMPS
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CELINE BOX BAG

Hair by Redken, makeup by Nikki DeRoest
Photos by Leslie Kirchhoff

 

The Guest Editor

Le sigh, Marie-Amélie Sauvé is the guest editor of the new Self Service.

Alex has already reminded me 10 numerous times to bring her back a copy of the latest Self Service from Paris. I also can’t wait to get my hands on a copy. A girl who starts her career at French Vogue and is best friends with Nicolas Ghesquière (#NBD) ranks high on my I Want to Be Her list. I’m looking forward to seeing her creative process come to life in this new issue. Now I just have to pick my favorite cover…

The issue is out now… if you can find it!


By brie

The Guest Editor

Le sigh, Marie-Amélie Sauvé is the guest editor of the new Self Service.

Alex has already reminded me 10 numerous times to bring her back a copy of the latest Self Service from Paris. I also can’t wait to get my hands on a copy. A girl who starts her career at French Vogue and is best friends with Nicolas Ghesquière (#NBD) ranks high on my I Want to Be Her list. I’m looking forward to seeing her creative process come to life in this new issue. Now I just have to pick my favorite cover…

The issue is out now… if you can find it!


By brie

Nyfw day 4

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I was wearing:

MOSCHINO BY JEREMY SCOTT TOTAL LOOK

Hair by Redken, makeup by Nikki DeRoest
Photos by Andrew Arthur