This Spring New York Fashion Week has been a complete whirlwind, and we’re definitely a little sad that it’s come to a close. But fret not! We’ve scoured the runways for trends that we can’t wait to see this coming spring so you can start your seasonal shopping list early!
Keep it Cropped – Cropped pants and tops have been big for a few seasons now, and they’re not going anywhere! Next year you can look forward to more subtle midriff and ankle action. Menswear – Let’s hear it for the boys this coming spring with menswear-inspired looks.
Washed-Out Pastels – Pretty pastels will get a grungy makeover. Expect to see muted pinks, tans and baby blues on the sidewalks this spring.
Picnic Party – Fed up with flannel and plaid? Try gingham on for size! This friendly pattern has been all over the runways, and provides a cheerful contrast to the darker plaid we’re bound to see this fall and winter.
Beautiful clothes, stunning models, outrageous sets; what’s not to love about Fashion Week in NYC? Check out some of our favorites from these past few days and let us know which ones YOU love! Desigual is known for being bold and bright, so it’s no surprise that we saw prints on prints on prints with a surplus of tropical florals at their show.
The looks at BCBG were, in one word, heavenly. With beautiful, flowing layers, the models looked like modern-day goddesses.
The looks at Rebecca Minkoff were young, fresh and definitely appealed to the young millennials. But how could they not, when 3D glasses are part of the show?
Charlotte Ronson kept it cute with boxy, tomboyish numbers as well as more simple feminine pieces.
Mara Hoffman’s collection will be the staple of the colorful bohemian this summer, with bold and billowy maxis and surfer-girl swimwear!
When Fashion Week rolls into town, it isn’t only the runways you should be looking to for inspiration. Trade the catwalk for the sidewalk, and check out some of our favorite street style looks so far.
The weather has been on our side for the past few days, but sometimes you just want to rock a sweater and an incredible metallic clutch.
We love the draping of this dress, and the unique pop of color from the necklace.
These models off duty are feeling blue, and we’re feeling it too!
Style stars can always up their game by bringing along an adorable pup.
We saw a surprising amount of sportswear in the past few days. I sports bra here, some trainers there.
One element of bohemian style that we can’t get enough of is the beading. Whether it’s on a bracelet, an embellished poncho, or even braided into a carefree hairstyle; we simply can’t get enough. We don’t know if it’s the subtle shine, the sound it makes when it clusters together, or just the weight it gives. There’s just something almost magical about it. But enough gabbing, these bohemian beaded looks can speak for themselves!
This fall we’re falling back into the swinging 60s with short a-line dresses, knee-high boots, and bold graphic prints. Fashion always has a way of reverting on itself, and reinventing the old in a new way. This coming season we’ll be seeing classic mod styles with “modern” additions. Think more metallics, sparkling embellishments, and a diverse color palettes.
Gucci knows how to modernize the trend with leather in an unexpected powder blue and go-go boots.
DSquared2 has it down pat with a slinky blush mini and hair that’s as high as the heavens.
Saint Laurent put the edge into this ’60s style with this all black ensemble.
Louis Vuitton stayed classic with ’60s silhouettes in neutral colors. This style is super wearable and glamorous all at once!
We love the bright mustard of this Carven two-piece ensemble. And when it comes to boots, it’s go tall or go home.
September 4th not only marks the beginning of NYFW, it also happens to be, diva-extraordinaire, Beyonce’s birthday! As a salute to Queen Bey we are taking a look at some of our favorite outfits from her concerts. She happens to love Swarovski and lace almost as much as we do!
Leather and lace met when Beyonce performed at the Superbowl with this fierce black body suit.
Beyonce kept it vibrant with a fun crochet and fringe minidress.
Keeping it classy across the pond, Beyonce opted for a sparkling, green gown for the 2014 BRITs.
Staying on the sequin train, she lit up the night with this incredible gold top!
Every fashionista has heard the age-old rule that one shouldn’t wear white after Labor Day. But why is this a rule, and more importantly, why should we listen? Rules are made to be broken after all, especially in fashion! Although you may not want to wear an all-white maxi dress with a big floppy straw hat, there are ways to work in white, all the way into next summer!
A white top never goes out of season! If you want to keep rocking those delicate eyelets and crochet-trimmed tops, add some fall color, and a dark blazer. Keep that white blazer out by pairing it with darker, black pieces.
Keep rocking those white jeans by pairing them with fall staples like flannel, and a pair of leather booties.
See? Wearing white after summer ends is easy!
Ah Fashion Week. The spring and summer shows of September are one of our favorite times of the year. The air is electrified, the energy is the chaos of a thousand Starbucks coffees, and the influence makes its way throughout New York City. If you’re lucky enough to be able to attend, here are a few tips to make it all go smoothly.
Always keep bandages, bobby pins, and other essentials in your bag. Many fashionistas favor sky-high heels over flats, and if you’re in that category, definitely bring some foot protection.
Stay hydrated! Running from show to show can be pretty tiring, and those glasses of champagne probably don’t help much either. Keep water handy at all times.
Remember a layering piece. Sometimes September can be remarkably cold, make a layering piece a part of your outfit to ensure that the only shivers you get will be inspiration-induced.
Don’t forget to put down your phone. So much of Fashion Week has become about capturing that first shot and being the first to post it on Instagram, but don’t forget to be present too! Watch that runway strut, take in the shapes, colors, sounds and energy. Trust us, there’s nothing like Fashion Week in the city, and you definitely want to be there for it.
The days are getting shorter, and the nights chillier. Soon we will have to unearth those fall pieces that lay dormant in our closets, and replace them with the crop tops and neons of summer. But not quite yet. There are a few ways to keep wearing your summer favorites past their “wear-by” date.
Keep it layered. Fall is all about layering! Add a jacket to that romper, a scarf to that tank top, and a cardigan to that sundress. Once you’ve added one layer, add another! Take a tip from the Olsen twins and pile it on!
Tights and dresses are a winning combo. Keep your legs warm, while still rocking your sundresses by pairing it with tights!
Bring on the boots. The easiest way to make any look more cold-weather appropriate is to add a pair of boots! Stow those sandals and think of all of the money you’ll be saving on pedicures.
Add interest with heavier materials. Remember that layering tip? When you’re layering, pick fabrics that contrast with the ones you wear in the summer. Add leather jacket to a light cotton dress to instantly transform it into a look that’s darker, edgier and perfect for fall.