COLOR BLOCKING

Celebrity Inspiration: How to Wear Black and White This Summer

Celebrity Inspiration: How to Wear Black and White This Summer

  by Katherine Fotinos

A clean combination of pared-down black and white can be a breath of fresh air amidst summertime bright colors and bold patterns. The look is anything but boring--think refined, classic, and cool, especially when put together like these [...]

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Cynthia Rowley Teaches J.Crew How To Surf

Cynthia Rowley Teaches J.Crew How To Surf

  by Lauren Kaplan

Cynthia Rowley is no stranger to the surf, and she’s taking this summer as an opportunity to introduce J. Crew to the world of neoprene. The designer, who happens to spend a fair amount of time surfing herself, has put her own spin on [...]

Tags: color blocking, Cynthia Rowley, feminine, j. crew, marilyn minter, sporty, surf, surfing, wetsuit
Sass and Bide Fall 2014

Sass and Bide Fall 2014

  by Bianca Posterli

DESIGNER: Jane Clarke & Heidi Middleton INSPIRATION: Ernst Haeckel, a 20th century biologist and artist who challenged conventions of his time TRENDS: Skirts over pants, cropped sweaters, embroidery, mixing prints, color [...]

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Joan Smalls Gets Angular With Karl Lagerfeld for Fendi

Joan Smalls Gets Angular With Karl Lagerfeld for Fendi

  by Katherine Fotinos

Having just starred as the cover girl of Elle magazine's January issue, Joan Smalls is making fashion headlines again this month as the latest face of Fendi. The spring 2014 campaign, shot by Karl Lagerfeld, finds its focus with a [...]

Tags: color blocking, elle magazine january 2014, fendi, fendi buggies, geometric style, Joan Smalls, karl lagerfeld, lucite heels, Nadja Bender, spring 2014 campaign
Backstage Beauty Beat: Christian Siriano Spring 2014

Backstage Beauty Beat: Christian Siriano Spring 2014

  by Valis Vicenty

The Show:  Christian Siriano The Hair: After recently partnering with Sebastian Professional, the brand's Anthony Cole created a piecey ponytail by first spritzing the brand's Volupt Spray to the roots and moving the hair over the [...]

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Max Mara: Resort 2014

Max Mara: Resort 2014

  by Katherine Fotinos

Designer: The collection was led by Max Mara’s head designer Ian Griffiths. Inspiration: The bright costumes and controversial story line from Sergei Diaghilev's century old masterpiece ballet, The Rite of Spring. Trends: The [...]

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