Gucci Resort 2018: The Sloppy Copy

I took a moment to reflect on Gucci’s recent collections, and honestly feel like I’ve had a love/hate relationship with the librarian look, the 70’s has been great to Gucci and I likewise will adore many of the on-trend looks and grimace at others.    The look that stood out from the collection was the…

2017 Cannes Red Carpet Best and Worst Dressed

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival Red Carpet was full of glitter, glitz, and glam and sharply contrasted by cheap costume looks complete with synthetic wigs in fashion colors.  Fabulous stylist-curated wardrobes, carefully posed clutches, poised postures…Cannes is one of the years big fashion events, Hollywood starlets drawing the attention of the world in all their…

Gucci Fall/Winter 2017

Seventies influences met with a western flair- layered contrasting colors and textures with knits, graphic tees, creepy faces photo prints, ascots, double breasted jackets, ski masks…there was a lot going on in the Vivienne Westwood Fall/Winter 2017 collection. The runway makeup featured both understated nude faces, lips, and eyes; and insane runway beauty looks with […]

Gucci Spring/Summer 2017

There is a fabulously chic tone to the Gucci Spring/Summer 2017 runway show- seemingly all of the librarian and 70’s looks from the past shows have been leading up to this on-trend collection. Again, some are a little too period costume or should’ve been edited out, but the others are so luxe- the fabric selection,…

Gucci Spring/Summer 2017 Menswear

Bon voyage: the Gucci Spring/Summer 2017 Menswear collection was inspired by the adventures of Marco Polo, made evident with period and culturally themed looks- silk, Asian motif embroidery, those strap and buckle shoes… (Vogue.com). Some of the prints were taking us back to the onset of the dandy trend, with pastel florals, other fabric selections seemed…

Resort 2017 Fashion Shows

Helmut Lang Altuzarra Boss Isa Arfen Givenchy: youthful yet mature, edgy and ethereally feminine, the Givenchy Resort ’17 collection was beautiful, fun, chic and wearable. Norma Kamali Marchesa is known and renowned for its carpet-worthy gowns. The Resort ’17 collection was full of beautiful dresses and gowns, embellished with feathers, beading, and floral embroidery. I…

Gucci Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2016 MFW FW16

Gucci Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2016 is continuing with the SS16 theme of 70’s librarian for Fall/Winter 2016. It is a strange mishmash of overworked, over designed, unwearable looks that seem like only a diva in a period piece film would wear. What is wearable is made awkward with fabric selection, print, embroidery, leg of mutton…

Gucci Fall/Winter 2016 Men’s Milan Fashion Week FW16 MFW

Gucci’s Fall/Winter 2016 Men’s Milan Fashion Week collection continued the theme of the women’s show, playing off the librarian chic, 70’s trend with tapestry and floral prints, velvets and silks, embroidery…  Plaid, houndstooth, florals, and windowpane prints combined with a palette of creams; brown; cobalt, navy, and light blues; bold greens; peachy light pink; red;…

Sportif: Athletic Inspired

For my Parsons Teen Vogue Fashion Industry Essentials Certification Program, I decided to take inspiration from the shift away from purely athletic workout clothing, to the more fashionable look men workout in nowadays…well, the stylish guys anyways. I’m wearing my own graphic t-shirt design, Phillip Lim 3.1 French Terry Joggers, White Black and Silver Nike’s, a…

Gucci SS16 Complete Pics

While the Gucci Spring/Summer woman may be a librarian stuck in a time-warp between the 70’s and 50’s, it is truly refreshing and relieving to escape London Fashion Week and move on to the better constructed, designed, and executed Milan Fashion Week, where we will see the top designers we love. Lace, silk taffeta, silk…