Rodarte SS 2015
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Rodarte SS 2015

This season, Kate Mulleavy and Laura Mulleavy created an aquatic fantasy world with an extraordinary collection inspired by childhood visits to the Monterey tide pools. For Rodarte SS 2015, the designers returned to the kind of otherworldly beauty and ethereal dressing that they became famous for when they were discovered in 2005. The show began with [...]

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Altuzarra SS 2015
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Altuzarra SS 2015

Let’s jump right into NYFW with a smashing collection from the 2014 CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year, Joseph Altuzarra! Citing the movies Rosemary’s Baby and Barry Lyndon as inspirations for Altuzarra SS 2015, Joseph sent models down the runway with hair net covered chignons and pastel pink painted lips. The candy colored gingham styles that opened the [...]

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La Liste: Juillet

Napa, California as a travel destination; The Carneros Inn at 4048 Sonoma Hwy in Napa (hide away from the rest of the world in your private Napa Valley cottage); Enjoy a delicious breakfast at Boon Fly Café at The Carneros Inn (fun, lively, and vibrant, the Boon Fly Café serves modern rustic cuisine in a contemporary roadhouse atmosphere); Farmstead at Long [...]

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Valentino Haute Couture AW 2014
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Valentino Haute Couture AW 2014

Founded in 1960 by Valentino Garavani, the iconic Valentino label has been under the creative guide of Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli since 2008. The brand has gown considerably and it is one of my favorites to follow! Last Couture season, the design duo were inspired by La Traviata. For Valentino Haute Couture AW 2014, they [...]

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Christian Dior Haute Couture AW 2014
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Christian Dior Haute Couture AW 2014

Belgian Creative director Raf Simons lined the Musée Rodin in 150,000 white orchids to match the icy pastel confections of his Christian Dior AW 2014 Haute Couture collection. This heavenly scene was the perfect backdrop for his breathtaking show. Simons explored several themes for his couture presentation. There were Marie Antoinette-style brocade gowns, 18th-century frock coats, 1920s shifts [...]

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La Liste: Juin

Saint Barthélemy as a travel destination; Saru Sushi Bar at 3856 24th St in San Francisco (satisfy your sushi cravings with this perfectly prepared & beautifully presented sushi); For a sweet treat, go to Bi-Rite Creamery at 3692 18th St in San Francisco (I am obsessed with their honey lavender flavored ice cream); Sachajuan’s Volume Shampoo Travel (created in 1997 in [...]

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Valentino Resort 2015
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Valentino Resort 2015

Having recently toured the new Union Square Valentino store and all four of its glittering floors – I am in a Valentino mood! On Monday, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli presented an impressive Resort 2015. The design duo drew inspiration from Mexican icon, Frida Kahlo*. New house signatures were reworked to reflect Kahlo’s magical spirit. [...]

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Erdem Resort 2015
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Erdem Resort 2015

No one does botanical prints quite like Erdem Moralioglu. For Erdem Resort 2015, the designer infused his signature prints with a boy-meets-girl sensibility and added black and white to his palette. A blend of simple silhouettes with lace* or ruffled chiffon, these monochromatic pieces offer a fresh alternative to his colorful florals. Stellar standouts include [...]

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