Chanel Fall 2013

Karl Lagerfeld’s Fall 2013 Collection truly celebrated the global impact that brand as made on the world.  The models walked down that runway that looked as though they were orbited around the larger than life globe. This collection was a traditional mix of Chanel tweeds in various dark hues.  The metallic accents on buttons and…

Lanvin Fall 2013

Alber Elbaz, Creative Director of Lanvin created another stellar collection giving women many different options for Fall 2013-2014.  There was opening dress very classic and very 1950s with an Empress Josephine feeling with the model’s crown and hair. Look 1   Photo: Marcus Tondo/InDigital/GoRunway Also take a look at the necklaces on models featuring the words…

Balmain Fall 2013 Collection

Olivier Rousteing is stepping up to the plate at the House of Balmain.  His collection was an opulent look at overly embellished quilted leather jackets with diamond-shaped crystals embroidered. Blazer were squared shaped and made from angora over draped silk charmeuse miniskirts.  There were also metallic moire harem pants (may I call back the 1980s!). …

Alexander Wang’s Debut at Balenciaga for Fall 2013 Collection

One of the most anticipated fashion shows this Fall 2013 Ready to Wear Season was Alexander Wang’s debut collection for Balenciaga.  I have to admit after looking over the collection online I was so impressed at Wang’s ability to look over the archives of Cristobal Balenciaga and break down all of the formulas to what…

Prada Fall 2013 Collection

Miuccia Prada is always  fashion firestarter. When she creates a collection usually the fashion world follow suit. This season’s Prada woman is a wet head (quite literally) and looked as if she was walking through the rain.  Mrs. Prada is always surprises fashion’s elite with a model lineup similar to the Victoria Secret Fashion Show…

Dsquared2 Fall 2013 Collection

Dean and Dan Caten the twin designer duo of Dsquared, set the stage, the jazz stage for their collection featuring menswear tailoring on women’s suits and dressing covered in sequins. The Caten Twins get it. Look 5    Photo: Filippo Fior/InDigital/GoRunway Look 7     Photo: Filippo Fior/InDigital/GoRunway Look 9     Photo: Filippo Fior/InDigital/GoRunway Look 11    Photo: Filippo Fior/InDigital/GoRunway…

Emilio Pucci Fall 2013 Collection by Peter Dundas

Peter Dundas, Creative Director of Emilio Pucci for the Fall 2013 Collection created another sexy Bohemian look for the adventurous woman.  Dundas’ designs are beautifully embroidered and always paired with high leather booths.  The hair looked like 1960s mdoel Penelope Tree, long and flowing with bangs.  You gotta love the magic of hair and makeup!…

Gucci Fall 2013 Collection

Frida Giannini, Creative Director of Gucci created a dark and moody Fall 2013 Collection. She is a master of transforming the modern woman’s wardrobes that will make them feel strong, powerful and confident.  The separates could work in the boardroom and the streets. The evening gowns detailed with feathers and satins.  Such a luxurious mix…

Versace Fall 2013 Collection: “Vunk!”

Donatella Versace has done it again. She has been able to translate her love of punk fashion and mix it with her sexy and glamorous design style.  She has looked to her brother, Gianni Versace’s archives especially the infamous, Safety Pin Dress, worn by Elizabeth Hurley at the 1994 movie premiere of Four Wedding And…

Paul Smith Fall 2013 Collection

Sir Paul Smith is master at creating classic menswear tailoring in womanswear. He has worked to modernize the woman’s wardrobe.  This season, the designer showed in London Fashion Week showed bright suits in every shade of the rainbow. Graphic geometric prints were seen in dresses, pants, and suits.  The Paul Smith woman if definitely a…

Sass & Bide Fall 2013 Collection

Sass & Bide might not be fashion label you have ever heard but I have been following Australian designers Sarah-Jane Clarke (Sass) and Heidi Middleton (Bide)’s rise in fashion since they appeared on America’s Next Top Model during the Cycle 8 Finale in Sydney.   According to their website their clothing line “is dedicated to…

Burberry Prorsum Fall 2013 Collection

London Fashion Week would not be complete without the Burberry Prorsum collection. I love Burberry’s creative director, Christopher Bailey because he has the ability to bring so much life to this traditional British fashion label and offer a new twist on the classic trenchcoat. This season’s look was a beautiful mix of textures on the…