Saturday, October 12, 2013

Versatile // Basic

If there is one formula one of my favorite bloggers Rumi Neely of fashiontoast taught me, it's that the buttondown and jean combo is a no-brainer when it comes to being effortlessly put-together. Harnessing the formality of a buttondown and downplaying it with the casual denim jean not only gives justice to Manila's scorching heat but also gives me enough reason to scour what I have in my closet and rethink my combinations because honestly, one can do wrong with the perfect buttondown. No wonder it's on every list a girl/guy must have. 

Oh, and I just had an amazing time wearing these jeans. As opposed to my skinnies which squeeze my legs into hotdog-level proportions, it's nice to let them legs breathe.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Artpop // Floral Nuances

For Spring, designers shied away from season's past of clean restraint to embrace Lady Gaga's new album ARTPOP the excess - embellishments, decorations, fringe (as at Junya Watanabe), DIY (lots of it), art references, graffiti and even street style. Phoebe Philo Queen of Minimalism has been part of the movement, too, as she sent her tailored T's down the runway awash in vivid, abstract brush strokes. 

Notably, the "Florals For Spring IS Groundbreaking" movement is at its full force as we've seen different variations of the flora - blown-up and hyper real, sporadically scattered or literally so obvious (hello, Christopher Kane!).
clockwise from top left: Givenchy // Celine // Miu Miu // Christopher Kane

Left to right: Christian Dior // Delpozo // Chanel // Prabal Gurung // Marc Jacobs // Prada


Edie Campbell // Louis Vuitton // Marc Jacob's swan song // HELLO GHESQUIERE

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Saturday, September 7, 2013

Whiteout

50 shades of white - even more. Welcome to New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014. 






#freshness #lightness #purity #ethereal #allwhiteeverything 

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