Posts Tagged ‘Matthew Williamson’

What I Wish I Were Wearing

Unfortunately, I’ve been working so many hours recently that I never have time to post here, wear fun things or really do anything other than sleep and work.

So here are some things I’d like to wear if I weren’t working all the time.

Marie Claire Brazil

Marie Claire Brazil (not sure when)

Matthew Williamson s09 4

Matthew Williamson s/s 09

Shipley & Halmos s09 3

Shipley & Halmos s/s 09

Yigal Azrouël s09 2

Yigal Azrouël s/s 09

leflassh leighton jessica

Leighton Meester and Jessica Szohr picture from le flassh

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Resort 2010

So the resort shows are kind of old news, but I’ve been slowly making my way through them.  I know everyone’s talking about the couture shows, but since couture isn’t in my budget (although resort isn’t really, either) I thought I’d go for the looks I could actually try and replicate or lust after.

3.1 Phillip Lim

3.1 Phillip Lim resort 2010 3

Chris Benz

Chris Benz resort 2010 3

Costume National

Costume National resort 2010 5

Erdem

Erdem resort 2010

Gucci

Gucci resort 2010 3

Gucci resort 2010 5

Lela Rose

Lela Rose resort 2010

Matthew Williamson

Matthew Williamson resort 2010 4

Matthew Williamson resort 2010 2

Matthew Williamson resort 2010

Max Azria

Max Azria resort 2010

Moschino Cheap And Chic

Moschino Cheap & Chic resort 2010 5

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Basic Spring II

So here’s some more spring looks that I liked and thought were nice as inspiration, outfits that one could replicate.

Some classic slouchy summer looks from Jenni Kayne.  I especially like the sparkly skirt, although I have to stay it does look a little bit like a walk-of-shame outfit.

Jenni Kayne s09 2

Jenni Kayne s09 3

Matthew Williamson, who I love, he always has such great colors.

Matthew Williamsons09 5

Moschino Cheap and Chic – Sort of like the look from the last post by Jaeger London.  The pants are so great – I’ll post more about that another time.

Moschino Cheap & Chic s09 4

Nicole Miller – who I usually associate with horrible formal dresses at the mall, but I really like this look.  It might be the hat, I’ve always liked hats.

Nicole Miller s09 2

Rachel Comey – I love it, the colors, the pattern in the shirt.  Great.

Rachel Comey s09

Shipley & Halmos – Great neutral colors, nice fit, lovely.

Shipley & Halmos s09 3

Travota – again, the pants, the top, so nice and casual and good for warm weather.

Trovata s09 2

Tuleh – I was actually surprised how many pictures I saved of long skirts and tshirts.  My first reaction to that combination usually involves combat boots – so not really my thing, but I like this one, I think it’s the colors.

Tuleh s09 2

The Other Part of Spring (Part I)

So I may not have had time to finish the post I started about Spring, I realized I could start the other post I meant to do about Spring.

As I may have mentioned before, my big problem with Spring/Summer fashion is that it often comes down to great pieces. In the winter, you can recreate looks from the runway much more easily (I think, anyway). Obviously, there are knockout pieces every season, but since we tend to wear less in the spring and summer (or you do if you live in a climate as disgusting as I do) it gets harder to imitate.

The first batch of pictures I posted of the first half of the alphabet were looks I felt one could recreate and use for inspiration. This post is about the amazing pieces that walked the runway (though designers whose names begin with the letter M anyway).

To start off I have Andrew Gn. I have to say I really loved this collection. My folder has 15 of the 48 outfits from his show, which is far more than I usually save of any designer.

Andrew Gn s09 4

The first look could perhaps be recreated, but I think it looks so amazing in the show that I’m including it here. It’s a great mini dress that’s not too scandalous and has great embellishments (although they might be considered more than embellishments). I suppose I could go find a nice little t-shirt dress and some major jewelry, but I think this stands in the “amazing piece” category.

Andrew Gn s09 5

Here’s a great print – especially after Turkey. The arabesques are great, the colors are beautiful and the fit is perfect for summer.

Andrew Gn s09 7

This last one is on the formal side, but I thought the color combination was spectacular and the pattern on the jacket is wonderful – as is the adorable purple dress underneath. Awesome pieces, hands down.

Ann Demeulemeester s09 5

Next in the alphabet is Ann Demeulemeester. She showed a bunch of pieces with this pattern but I think this dress is my favorite. The cut is fun and casual and the print is great.

Etro s09 3

We’ll skip a few letters and jump to E for Etro (I’m sorry, did you really want me to feature something from Balmain? That trend was worn to death during fashion week – check the de.li.cious links on the side for some articles with which I agree wholeheartedly about Balmain). Anyway – this sparkly Etro dress would be great for a summer evening – and you could also wear it in the winter with tights? Regardless, while you could buy a three-quarter sleeved mini-dress in green, it wouldn’t be the same as this number.

Gucci s09

G is for Gucci and this purple caftan/cover-up/billowy maxi-dress would be great for the beach. Enough said.

Jaeger London also had a lot of great looks on the runway. A lot of great dresses and tops. I picked these two because I like them the best.

Jaeger London s09 3

First, the colors are great, the pale green and the vibrant purple – awesome. Also love the patterned pants. Very daring. I think it just looks great for summer – but the look wouldn’t be right with solid-colored pants or a matte fabric. I think it’s these pieces that make the look special.

Jaeger London s09 2

And another wonderfully patterned billowing dress. Just great – I love it.

Matthew Williamson s09 2

M is for Matthew Williamson. I love Matthew Williamson and I’m super bummed that I haven’t had a chance to go to H&M yet to check out the collection. Either way, this is a great dress.

Prefall for now

So, I know it’s not time yet and everyone’s focusing on Spring (even with fall/winter ’09 fashion week starting tomorrow in New York) but it’s still cold, and I’m still looking for ideas for winter, so these are some prefall looks I like from Matthew Williamson, Nina Rici and Proenza Schouler for prefall ’09

my thoughts…

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