We love looking at street style photographs for DIY inspiration. M&J’s Garment District location allows us to see many creative individuals on a daily basis. Although many people working in and around the garment district may not be renowned designers they are often the inspiration for many runway designs. Fashion styling is always open for interpretation. We love looking at street style for inspiration.
Roll down your windows, and put away your boots the warm weather has finally arrived! Now that spring has braced us with its presence what better opportunity to fill you in on the latest trends. The bralette top has been a runway favorite this year. Although the trend seems a little risque for everyday use these tops will certainly be a hit at Coachella. Here are some of our favorite runway looks from DKNY, Dolce and Gabbana, Jason Wu, Time Weiland and Balenciaga.
Polka dots have been popular for quite some time. The classic black and white pattern that is reminiscent of our childhood now appears in every color worldwide. The playful print evokes a joyful emotion in everyone. These spots have been shown on pop art, puppies, and even puccis. Here at M&J the dotted pattern is severely adored.
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Many runway shows are very intimidating. There’s a fierce model walking down with a well calculated soundtrack matching each step. We often overlook the details of each piece. While examining some of the recent runway looks, we came across M&J-like trims that resemble the most coveted pieces.
20MM Braid With Chain Velvet Ribbon
4MM Metal Chain
1 1/2″ Half Stem Aluminum Chain
Envious of all those Gossip Girl outfits? Here’s your chance to recreate your own GG inspired outfit sans dress codes. Designers such as Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, Opening Ceremony and A.P.C have coveted some of the preppier looks that are undeniably cool.
Styling Tip: Try mixing and matching prep school pieces with leather to create an edgy look or opt for the full on quirky look shown on the runway.
What do Rydell High, Riverdale and Bayside have in common? Varsity Jackets! The high school staple has been coming back in a major way. Often referred to as a Letterman Jacket, this piece has been making waves on the streets. Below are some of our favorite preppy looks.
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Many designers are inspired by their surroundings. We’re inspired by art, fashion and our customers. Many people come into the store for different reasons. One piece of trim may be used differently by each person that comes in. It’s fascinating to hear everyone’s visions and truly inspiring in itself. We hope we can inspire you as much as you inspire us.
Floral Prints have been a key feature on the runway. The nature infused trend has been revamped in a major way. Designers have been using various mediums such as fur, lace, beads, fabric and appliques to incorporate these patterns. Below are some of our favorite floral runway pieces that give us the urge to create some of our very own pieces.