reed is back.

if you’ve followed this blog for a while, you know i am a huge fan of reed krakoff. the designer, who built coach from a $500 million brand to a $4 billion dollar brand, then left to start his own higher-end line. it wasn’t overly expensive—bags started around $500, which is where alexander wang and phillip lim sit. unfortunately the…
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fall/winter 2016 paris: dries van noten.

dries. van. noten. when people talk about the amazingness that is gucci, i counter with the eclectic fantasticness that is dries, especially this fall collection. he is a master when it comes to mixing prints and textures in a way that doesn’t feel contrived or costume-y. it also feels grown up, perfectly suited to a woman who is strong, confident,…
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fall/winter 2016 paris: balenciaga.

for the first time in a long time, i wasn’t anxiously awaiting the new balenciaga collection. not because i don’t still love fashion, but because, well, balenciaga has changed. that’s the nature of fashion isn’t it? when someone has been at the helm for so long and created a certain code for a house as nicolas ghesquiere did, then someone…
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fall/winter 2016 new york: hellessy.

i love love love the fall collection from a new-ish brand i discovered hellessy. designer sylvie millstein launched her own line in fall 2013 with this philosophy: the simple core elements of a wardrobe, perfectly executed in sensual fabrics. since she worked in europe and asia, first in marketing with givenchy then in buying for chanel and harrods, she clearly…
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fall/winter 2016 new york: brock collection.

i can’t take full credit for discovering brock collection…olga’s post turned me onto it, but i’m glad i clicked over. i want a fur jacket like these stat. bonus points for being looks that can worn right now. photos via vogue.com
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