fall/winter 2017 paris: lanvin.

maybe my favorite collection so far this fashion week was from lanvin. i’ve loved bouchra jarrar for a while now, and this show was the perfect blend of masculine and feminine that my style leans toward. the patent leather vest/ruffled neckline maxi worn with fishnets and flat boots is perfection. and cat mcneil wearing it, tattoos and all is the perfect…
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fall/winter 2017 paris: olivier theyskens.

some designers seem to come out with a bang and fade away just as quickly, but not olivier theyskens. his first flash of brilliance was the black dress he designed for madonna for the 1998 academy awards. gothic but also ethereal, his own line took off after that—obviously—and he shuttered it after being named the creative director for the relaunched…
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the new look: adventures in layering.

with the weather in new york being unpredictable, i relied on pieces that could be layered in a bunch of different ways. case in point, this shirt dress from the summer, which was a great breezy maxi during the few warm days we had. the neck-to-floor buttons mean i can make it as prim or as sexy as i want,…
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oscars best dressed: neutral.

did you watch the oscars? a few people i knew weren’t watching, because they didn’t want to hear political speeches. “award shows aren’t the place for politics,” they said. to that i say, if that is your argument, then where is a place for politics? many movies touch on political themes, like discrimination, sexual assault, addiction, poverty, lgbtq issues, and…
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the new look: double ruffle.

i had such an amazing time on the east coast last week, hitting up some fashion week shows, having a few meetings, working from our new york office, and seeing friends and family. i knew ahead of time that it was going to be chilly, so i only wore 2 skirts, this being one of them. i wore this to…
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