It’s that time of year again! That is, time for the the human clothing hangers better known as models to strut down the catwalks of Lincoln Center in beautiful, expensive and sometimes absurd designer clothing, for the Fall 2014 runway shows. Each day, we’ll present to you a selection of noteworthy shows so that, even if you can’t ultimately afford what you see (uh, we can’t), you’ll be up to date on the coming trends. Or at least have plenty of outfits, makeup and hair looks to drool over and/or laugh at. After the jump, all the looks from Jason Wu, Zimmerman, Kate Spade, Raoul and more! Keep reading »
There are so many shows, and not enough hours in the day to possibly go to all of them. Good thing, then, that we’ve got your New York Fashion Week coverage down. We’re not even half way through day two, and there’s already been nearly three dozen shows. We’ve whittled it down to a few of our faves from the third and fourth day of shows. I was totally droooooling over Whit’s prints, use of black and white, and the wide range of options, from dresses to wide-leg pants.
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Okay, so ex-”Rachel Zoe Project” fashion fiend Brad Goreski might be the whiniest man on television. But his glasses are pretty sweet. And because Brad is Kate Spade’s newest brand stylist, his signature glasses are now memorialized in earrings, a bangle, a necklace, and this adorable ring. Take that, Rachel Zoe! [$48, KateSpade.com]
Saturday marks the third day of New York Fashion Week — and featured shows from Kate Spade, Rebecca Minkoff, Prabal Gurung and tons of others. While we were less than excited about the offerings at Charlotte Ronson (sort of tepid florals in a muted shades), Cushnie et Ochs collection of white, magenta and blue dresses thrilled. Check them out — several other shows from fashion week’s third day, after the jump! Keep reading »
Jessica loves this Kate Spade Cobble Hill Kori hobo bag. It’s very much in Jessica’s style — feminine, soft and classic. But she’s really not feeling the bag’s $478 price tag. So rather than go into major debt for a purse, we’ve offered to find her similar bags at a much more pleasing price point. Check out what we’ve found after the jump!
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Driven to outbursts of “%&@#!” and “@#$*!” when you look at the prices on Kate Spade’s goodies? Me, too, sadly. But their new “Pardon My French” T-shirt will apologize for you in advance with trademark Gallic politesse. Parlez-vous “adorable” is more like it! [$58, Kate Spade]
Kate Spade has it out for me.
That is the only possible explanation why they could have hired Garance Doré, a French style blogger and photographer, to design pieces for their fall line. Doré’s whimsical doodles are all over dresses, bags, and even an umbrella and iPhone case. The prices are as WTF as Kate Spade prices usually are, but that Joie De Vivre shirt is so damn cute I might just go searching the couches for loose change.
Above, my favorite picks from the Garance Doré for Kate Spade line!
Stop the presses: this Kate Spade newspaper classified-printed iPad cover is a funky, literary take on the could-be-boring protective shield. Reading the fake classified ads like “Volunteers needed at the zoo” and “Found: spotted chihuahua” will keep you preoccupied when you’re out of a WiFi zone — not that you’d ever let that happen. While $85 might seem a bit steep for what amounts to a piece of plastic, it’s worth it to save your iPad from a klutzy accident, while looking geek-chic. No ink-stained fingers necessary!
Watermelon wouldn’t be our first choice for an eau de parfum. Who shops for fragrances thinking, “Hey, I’d really like to smell like a watermelon today?” To be more accurate, the official scents in Kate Spade‘s new eau de parfum Twirl are “pink watermelon, blackberry and red current with additional notes of orange blossom, star jasmine, sweet magnolia, and French macaron.” I would describe Twirl as “chic fruity”: you’ll smell like a fancy lady who shops at Kate Spade, but one with a whimsical and girly side. Keep reading »
Forget Hillary Clinton‘s pantsuit (gladly) and Sarah Palin‘s banana clips (done). Here’s a political fashion statement far more palatable and subtle. According to The New York Times, female politicians pay worship to a particular shoe, a Kate Spade wedge called the Halle. Apparently, they’re a bit of a thing in Washington (one congressional candidate tells the Times that she learned about the kicks from someone who worked with Hillary). Comfortable, chic, and modest, it’s easy to see why the Halle would be favored by young political types who need to negotiate between poles of being too sexy or extremely dowdy.
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