Archive for October, 2013

This Winter’s Prerequisites!

This Winter’s Prerequisites!
Talking about trends and must-haves, I sometimes find myself in the very awkward position of describing or prescribing things that many women cannot or are not willing to get. There is much discussion about individuality and also hard times many people are going through due to the climate of austerity...
October 31st, 2013 | News | Read More

Shades of Blue!

Shades of Blue!
As a designer, stylist and fashion journalist myself, I thought that building up a Fall/Winter 2013/14 ‘mood board’ for all women working and excelling in the shipping industry, the amazing, golden WISTA girls, is a no-brainer; it just requires enormous amounts of blue! When ladies decide to dress...
October 29th, 2013 | News | Read More

Just a Scarf!

Just a Scarf!
Together with the ease, comfort, effortless elegance, and great quality of materials, the Donna Karan brand is synonymous with, the designer introduced us, through her Spring/Summer 2014 Ready-to-Wear Collection to an even more laid-back aspect of traveling and of collecting different culture inspirations...
October 29th, 2013 | Catwalk | Read More

African Dream!

African Dream!
If you are highly interested in swimwear and frequently visiting exotic warm places, you need to check the Spanish designer Montse Bassons who recently showcased in Madrid at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. The designer surprised me with her Summer 2014 Collection, titled “Elegant & Chic Africa”...
October 25th, 2013 | Catwalk | Read More

Precious Clarity!

Precious Clarity!
During the NY MB Fashion Week at Lincoln Center, creative director Oskar Metsavaht of Osklen debuted his women’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection. For next season, Metsavaht takes inspiration from the cut, color, vibrancy and transparency of gemstones, translating these influences into a collection...
October 25th, 2013 | Catwalk | Read More

Always on the Move!

Always on the Move!
Inspired by the theories of human movement and expression, the Bibhu Mohapatra Spring 2014 collection draws reference from the methods that lead modern and expressionist dance – defying any limitation or regulation of self-expression and defining the modern woman. I love what he did for next season,...
October 24th, 2013 | Catwalk | Read More

40 Years of Modern Style!

40 Years of Modern Style!
The architecture of Brasilia, the capital city of Brazil as created by Oscar Niemeyer in the 1950’s, is the inspiration for the Elie Tahari Spring 2014 Women’s collection. The collection juxtaposes the contrast of strong linear shapes against graceful curves, symbolic of the futuristic city. The...
October 21st, 2013 | Catwalk | Read More

Sense of Glamour!

Sense of Glamour!
“The spring – summer 2014 collection is inspired by the timeless and playfully seductive style of the great Hollywood goddesses … Ava Gardner, Jane Russell, Rita Hayworth and Lana Turner … to name a few. Their effortless sensibility in styling became fashion. This collection is not simply...
October 21st, 2013 | Catwalk | Read More

Beyond Feminine!

Beyond Feminine!
As always, it was very elegant, luxurious, and chic with details that imply sophisticated glamour! The Jenny Packham SS14 Catwalk Collection was loosely influenced by the Australian cult film ‘Picnic At Hanging Rock’ (1975, directed by Peter Weir and based on the novel by Joan Lindsay). Set in 1900,...
October 17th, 2013 | Catwalk | Read More

Cinematic Style!

Cinematic Style!
After attending the Cannes Film Festival last spring, designer Pamella Roland’s Spring 2014 collection takes its inspiration from the glitz, glamour and iconic imagery synonymous with the festival of the early 1960s. The effortless style of Hollywood starlets like Brigitte Bardot, Grace Kelly and...
October 16th, 2013 | Catwalk | Read More

Educated Curves!

Educated Curves!
Joanna Mastroianni proved to be much fresher and less openly seductive than in previous seasons, and everybody was talking about the secret ace that was hidden in her sleeve! Personally, I really picked the very sophisticated little white dresses as my favorites, due to the balanced details and the...
October 15th, 2013 | Catwalk | Read More

Tribal-Inspired Fantasy!

Tribal-Inspired Fantasy!
Custo Barcelona presented the Spring/Summer 2014 collection, 3C: Chic, Contemporary, Colour, at Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week. It was a very charming show with smoother contrasts, increased sophistication and an advanced approach towards his signature mix & match! The international designer...
October 14th, 2013 | Catwalk | Read More

Perfect Timing!

Perfect Timing!
Since party season approaches, more and more gift ideas are necessary! Having a little research, I came up with a great item that most men would love: a great watch which doesn’t cost you that much! Renato Watches, one of the world’s leading creators of boldly styled and competitively priced...
October 14th, 2013 | Shopping | Read More

New Looks!

New Looks!
I don’t know what to choose from this collection as my most favorite! It’s a crazy display of haute technique and endless imagination! Delpozo gives us a new version of the ‘dream outfit’! Inspired by the portrait “Gypsy woman with tambourine” by Corot, Josep Font takes nature...
October 14th, 2013 | Catwalk | Read More

Fashion with Reason!

Fashion with Reason!
Are you looking for the coolest casual fashion in town? Are you a real hipster who knows no rules in fashion but original style? Making an actual statement is not always that expensive. Sometimes it’s effortless and smart. This is the case with Reason Clothing! For more amazingly unconventional...
October 12th, 2013 | Shopping | Read More