Obsession of the Week: Mid City Tote

I have finally found the perfect tote. For months upon months, I have scoured department stores, street racks and vintage stores for a bag that fits all my needs, both practically and asthetically speaking. Today, I was perusing through simplelovely.blogspot.com, and came across a photo of the Mid City Tote from Foley + Corinna. My reasons for why this bag is perfect are three-fold...

1. The mousey-gray color …

Continue Reading

Mary-Kate and Benjamin Cho

As I hurriedly made my way to the Benjamin Cho show yesterday, I was relieved to jump into line a few minutes before 6, thinking I had made it just under the wire, only to wait outside patiently for the next 30 min. While waiting, I met a sweet girl named Krystal, an assistant designer, who was helping out backstage, and we got to chatting about the show. Turned out, …

Continue Reading

Ports 1961 Show…Bryant Park tents, NYC

Texture, color and shapes were ablaze at the Ports 1961 show in the Bryant Park tents, Monday evening. Here are a few of my favorites seen on the catwalk...

Although this shot is over-exposed, it is my favorite. She looks so refined and chic.

What a fabulous frock to wear out and about to paint the town red, or pink in this case!

Striking number...

Lots of head pieces, hats …

Continue Reading

Jenny Kayne’s 2008 Fall Collection

I recently attended fashion designer, Jenny Kayne's, Fall preview collection and was delightfully surprised with what I saw...scroll down to see a few of my favorite looks.

This brown leather belt is the perfect addition to this pretty floral silk dress. Adding just enough contrast with the difference in material, this accessory gives the dress a slight edge …

Continue Reading

London-style…shortalls

As per ushe, I was perusing through my English friend Mark's Facebook albums and came across this photo. Like I mentioned in my last post, I have become fixated on shortalls and have found myself fantasizing about them, and all the different ways they could be worn. Shown here, this hip Londoner has chosen to opt for a more bohemian look for summer, however I would like to think these …

Continue Reading

Obsession of the Week: Pushed-up blazer sleeves

I recently had a fashion daydream, which involved the discovery of the perfect black blazer— structured just enough—yet with looseness in the sleeves, allowing them to be shoved up, and therefore creating that ever-elusive female Parisian style of thrown together-togetherness. And now here I am seeing my dream come to life on The Sartorialist blog, a daily obsession of mine. A turquoise version of the main character in my said …

Continue Reading

TOP