MBFW Day 8 Recap + Favorites

Just like all the good things in life, Fashion Week comes to an end, and even though I am sad it’s over, I am already looking forward to the September one!

Today began with Ralph Lauren’s collection, which included bright colors, plaid, leather, feathers, as well as the subtle grays and whites:

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Hernan Lander had interesting cuts, and a lot of straight lines:

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J. Mendel was a perfect combination of fur, flow and fabric. It was a perfect set of “runway to ready to wear” pieces for the fearless fashonistas:

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And finally Calvin Klein presented us with a collection full of material that we haven’t seen in such abundance during this fashion week before. And as obvious as it is for the fall, the true genius of CK shines through every single look, because only he could pull it off! I am still asking myself – Was it wool, or was it pure genius? 

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And there you have it, the wrap up of Fall 2014 NYFW. I am going to miss it. Watching it on my lunch break, writing recaps, sharing my thoughts on the new styles, getting inspired by the designs. The good thing is, Fashion week always comes back!

Zhenya

MBFW Day 7 Recap + Favorites

On the seventh day of New York Fashion week Bibhu Mohapatra opened with beautiful dresses:

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Michael Kors‘ menswear pieces were more appealing to me as a woman:

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Midi dresses at Nanette Lepore impressed! Midi skirts are one thing, but dresses are absolutely another!

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Kaufmanfranco presented, among other designs, several different little black dresses:

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Boss was classic, well cut and structured, mostly midi:

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Neon and pattern exploded today at Betsey Johnson show! What can I say, that fashion star will outshine anyone! Is it wearable? You decide!

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Even though fall and winter seasons are often perceived as dull and dark, sometimes the soul longs for color, and that’s what Clover Canyon presented.

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Anna Sui brought more patterns, and color to add to the pool! Today was definitely more vibrant than any other day at New York Fashion Week:

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Emerald city called, Zang Toi, they left a message, that they are absolutely in love with your collection!

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Worst hair of the day goes to wigs at Cutecircuit:

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Happy Fashion Week my loves, it’s almost over!

Z

MBFW Day 4 Recap + Favorites

I can’t believe it’s already day 4 of New York Fashion Week. Of course I got my own fashion fix today when I shopped the Peter Pilotto collection at Target! And in honor of Custo Barcelona show, I wore my Custo Barcelona jacket 😉

The day began with Lela Rose. Her dresses were stunning. But the black and white rose print fabric that she used in some of her looks was above and beyond!

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DKNY showed us leather sweatpants, D embellished jackets and shirts, and a good amount of fur.

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Katya Zol‘s Mongolia inspired collection was a perfect blend of Fashion and Culture. The flowy silhouettes, golden accessories that gave the word “chunky” a second meaning, the pre-show presentation, it was all thought through, all aligned, a true collection!

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Custo Barcelona brought back the mirror aviators, and bangs!

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Diane Von Furstenberg celebrated the dress that started it all. Her show ended with gold confetti. Diane, you are golden, and you will always be my inspiration!
DVF DVF DVFVivienne Tam is another designer that’s close to my heart and is in my wardrobe. Her animal prints are everything I want to wear in the fall.

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Gorgeous hair today at Georgine show:

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In the end of the day, Fashion week is all about love and support, determination and hard work, and, of course, family!

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Happy Fashion week!

Z

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MBFW Day 1 Recap + Favorites

Saying I’ve been glued to my phone, laptop screen, iPad, is to say nothing at all. Olympics in Russia? What are you talking about? Fashion Week is happening in New York!

Day 1 favorites include:

Marissa Webb‘s muted color palette, ready to wear looks, and a lot of leather and fur! So excited the designer is sticking to these trends for next fall:

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BCBGMAXAZRIA is also showing a lot of fur. And even though it may be a touchy subject for some, you don’t need to ask me twice!

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Richard Chai had me at black… 

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Richard Chai Fall 2014 MBFW

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… and this magic wrap of a coat!

Richard Chai Camel Colored Coat Fall 2014

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Tadashi Shoji reminded me of my childhood through his Russian fairy tale – esque designs, combinations of velvet and lace, and contrast of patterns.

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Tadashi Shoji Navy Blue and Lace Cape Fall 2014 MBFW

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Tadashi Shoji Velvet dress Fall 2014 MBFW

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Tadashi Shoji Black and White MBFW Fall 2014

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Desigual was fun and flirty. The amount of dresses was just right, and the attitude was superb. Gold eyeshadow was a definite bonus!

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Mark and Estel presented a collection that seeped 90’s, vintage, abundance of statement gold accessories and jewelry. The music finale was a signature exclamation point of the show.

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Mark and Estel Black Look Hat, Gloves, Dress, Fall 2014, MBFW

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Mark and Estel Black and White Plaid/ Houndstooth, 90's, MBFW, Fall 2014

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Are you also following MBFW? What were your favorite looks from Day 1?

Zhenya

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Great Fashion Week Ideas that you can Incorporate into your Daily Outfits!

I was browsing some fashion websites today in the AM, and came across some great fashion trends that you can use in your daily outfits.

1. The first one is a head scarf! This trend is actually one of my faves, because with fall coming, you can use the scarf to cover up your ears, and protect them from cold!

This one is Ralph Lauren.

And these are Marc Jacobs

2. Bright tights! There are some at Target for $5, but if you live in Minneapolis like me, and know about Target overstock at the local Salvation Army, you can get them there for $2!

3. The 60s coat! Going back to yesterdays post about not wearing fleece, I just want to show another coat idea to all of you out there in distress!

4. High waisted pants. If Leone Lewis can rock them, so can you!

I hope you are enjoying these as much as I am! Good luck with fashion trends and fashion finds!

Zhenya H