EMBROIDERY

Monique Lhuillier Spring 2015

Monique Lhuillier Spring 2015

  by Lauren Kaplan

Designer: Monique Lhuillier Inspiration: "The first few moments of sunrise, the instant before the sun rises and paints the sky with luminous shades of pastels." Trends: Tulle skirts, metallic accents, floral embroidery, peplums, [...]

Tags: embroidery, floral, jamie chung, Jennifer Morrison, Monique Lhuillier, New York Fashion Week Spring 2015, Sophia Bush, tulle
Make / Wear / Read

Make / Wear / Read

  by Victoria McGinley

In “Make/Wear/Read”, Victoria will be sharing her latest tips and inspirations on what to Make, Wear and Read to get you through the week, stylishly! Make: Your own soap on a rope! It's a lot easier than you might think...and you [...]

Tags: embroidery, beach reads, beautiful ruins, cinque terre, Make / Wear / Read, soap on a rope, vacation reads, Victoria McGinley, vmac + cheese
Dior Haute Couture 2014

Dior Haute Couture 2014

  by Lauren Kaplan

DESIGNER: Raf Simons INSPIRATION: From the designer: “This collection is very historically inspired. It felt like a challenge to look further back in history and see how I could modernize certain aesthetics. That is my constant drive, [...]

Tags: embroidery, Alexia Niedzielski, Amira Casar, ball gown, Bianca Brandolini d’Adda, bianca jagger, brocade, charlize theron, Chiara Mastroianni, christian dior, Elena Perminova, Emma Watson, Isabelle Huppert, jennifer lawrence, Marion Cotillard, marisa berenson, OIivia Palermo, Paris, Rosamund Pike, Valerie Trierweiler, Victoire de Castellane, Zhang Ziyi
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 [...]

Tags: embroidery, color blocking, Ernst Haeckel, Fashion Week 2014, Heidi Middleton, Hillary Kerr, Jane Clarke, Mercedes-Benz Fashion, new york fashion week, NFYW 2014, nyfw, print mixing, sass and bide, suzy menkes
Alon Livne Fall 2014

Alon Livne Fall 2014

  by Angel Lenise

DESIGNER: Alon Livné INSPIRATION: George Melford’s 1921 silent film The Sheik, and the romantic tale it told of  “early imperialism in Morocco, when the privileged of the world—and their beautiful daughters—journeyed across [...]

Tags: embroidery, Alon Livne, Alon Livne Fall 2014, Angel Lenise, beading, Efrat Casuto, fall 2014, fashion week insider, gowns, head pieces, kaftans, MBFW, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, new york fashion week, nyfw, paris hilton, silk, Style Scoop, swarovski
Tadashi Shoji Fall 2014

Tadashi Shoji Fall 2014

  by Lauren Kaplan

DESIGNER: Tadashi Shoji INSPIRATION:  “This season, we find ourselves lost in an evening reverie, wandering a moonlit Moorish Palace, the expansive halls embedded with tales of enchantment. Ornate architectural details, luxuriant [...]

Tags: embroidery, architectural, blue, dresses, fall 2014, fashion week, gowns, laser cut, new york fashion week, nyfw, NYFW 2014, purple, red, Tadashi Shoji, velvet