Today I am going with another 2013 fall fashion trend, polka dots.
The polka trend, is a classic trend from the '90s!
The Outfit that I select for today is a version of a retro classic style, so for those women that seem to be quite hesitant to wear something that is considered too bold as polka dots are; remember that this specific trend can look good on anyone. You just have to know how to mix and match. Some women are more bold with their style and they would do print-on-print, but if you considered yourself more of a subdued type, then grounding one polka dot piece with the relating color palettes, just like I did below are also a great way to rock this trend.
This collection is inspire in a romantic woman, the collection is all about of delicate fabrics that brings out the femininity of the woman.
Stella McCartney showed her spring 2014 collection Monday morning at the gilded Opera Garnier. The inspiration understated seduction. Fluid silhouettes playing on transparency and opacity, according to show notes.
The look: Sweet in the City, with an earthy palette of navy, brick, chalk and blue.
Key pieces: Cap-sleeve dresses with sheer skirts and subtle slashes providing natural air conditioning. Liquid silk pants suits. Organza dresses with a crocodile pattern effect. Silk satin shirts, blazers and pants with utilitarian, O-ring zipper details. Flared skirts with elastic waists. Matte knitwear. Gorgeous layered lace slip dresses in different hues of blue. Framed clutch bags in lace or print. Chunky sandals on lug soles, or wooden marble stiletto heels.
The verdict: Utterly charming but also completely down-to-earth. One of McCartney's most wearable collections in recent memory.
No one would ever accuse Saint Laurent designer Hedi Slimane of lacking courage in his conviction. His girl this season strode out in tightly fitted leather mini skirts, sheer chiffon blouses and the signature skinny tailoring which gave rise to a revolution in menswear when Slimane came up with it way back when.
There were differences too, of course. The principal one being that these were clothes openly re-edited from the Yves Saint Laurent archive. A longer, more fluid tailored jacket made an appearance as so too did the iconic Saint Laurent lip motif which was suitably show-stopping entirely embroidered in sequins on a bustier top with a single pouf of fabric at one shoulder. In place of last season's biker boot, meanwhile, came patent Mary Jane with a curved kitten heel. That sounds prim but there was nothing much demure about the models wearing them.
The shimmer and sparkle that has been seen on more than a few Paris runways this season looked very much at home here: Lurex skater dresses, glittering animal print, and silver ankle socks worn with every look were a cute touch.
There is nothing blurred about Slimane's vision which will doubtless bring a younger customer to the label.
Fabulous and Artistic Maison Martin Margiela 2014 Collection
PARIS -- It was a delicate dance
between masculinity and femininity in the Maison Martin Margiela spring 2014
collection shown Friday afternoon at Paris Fashion Week.
the circus, this season's Maison
Martin Margiela lineup balanced the fashion-forward with
the wearable fairly well. The inspiration came through strongest in the
paneled black and red pants, ringleader jackets, harlequin-inspired
geometric accents, fringe-accented tops, long and somewhat baggy coats and sheer
The collection was at its strongest when looks were kept
clean-lined, as was the case with trousers with contrast waistbands, sequin
tops and outerwear. When textures were mixed, the results veered too much
towards costume. Ditto for the sliced sleeve tops that closed out the
The look: Tailored suit pieces and elegant silk
slips with decorative flourishes to add on, such as removable, structured
velvet sleeves and chiffon trains attached with elastic bands, or crystal-embroidered,
corseted dresses that looked as if they had been sliced apart, turned around
and worn as elegant coats.
The suiting was gorgeous too, including a blazer that tied in
back, left suggestively open to reveal a hint of skin. Another standout? A
sleeveless pinstripe suit jacket with a lingerie-like ruched tulle bodice, worn
over suit pants.
The verdict: an interesting and inventive way of thinking about
day-to-night dressing. (Instead of putting on sparkly jewelry or shoes, how
about fastening on a pair of gorgeous sleeves or a diaphanous train?) It was
also refreshing to see some strong tailored pants and jackets on the
runway in a season with so many skirts and dresses.