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Cruise 2018 Collection Reviews Part 9

Cruise 2018 Collection Reviews Part 9

We’re back with more of Cruise 2018!  For over a month now designers have been showcasing the luxury fashion for the season with small presentations, private showings and lookbook introductions.  It is clear through the broad range of interpretations that Cruise means different things to different designers. 

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Cruise 2018 Collection Reviews Part 7

Cruise 2018 Collection Reviews Part 7

It is a challenge,  but as these Cruise 2018 collections show, there is no shortage of creativity, innovation and craftsmanship.  Designers are up to the task.

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Cruise 2018 Collection Reviews Part 6

Cruise 2018 Collection Reviews Part 6

Refined trademarks touches dominated the Cruise 2018 collections delivering strong signature pieces and and cohesive collection themes throughout.

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Cruise 2018 Collection Reviews Part 5

Cruise 2018 Collection Reviews Part 5

As more designers adapt to the “See Now, Buy Now” attitude, Cruise has become a “Winter II” season with all the requisite luxury fashion fabrications and strong outerwear pieces. That means fresh fashion options to carry through the winter doldrums including, as we are seeing, plenty of great new fur fashion in the Cruise 2018 Collections.

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Cruise 2018 Collection Reviews Part 4

Cruise 2018 Collection Reviews Part 4

The fashion customer is always on the search and the designers and manufacturers are challenged to deliver and here we find ourselves at the Cruise 2018 Collection cycle.

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Memorial Day Style: Summer Whites

Memorial Day Style: Summer Whites

There’s plenty to suggest that white is right for year-round dressing. But as Memorial Day descends upon us the focus is on summer dressing.

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CRUISE 2018 COLLECTIONS REVIEW PART 1

CRUISE 2018 COLLECTIONS REVIEW PART 1

We’ve officially set sail for the Cruise 2018, or Resort 2018, collections! Open your mind to exotic destination backdrops and relaxed luxuriously supple fabrications for the wealthy who take lounging and play very seriously.

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2017 Resort Collections Review Part 6

2017 Resort Collections Review Part 6

Looking for those statement wardrobe pieces that will take you from work to weekend?  The Sonia by Sonia Rykiel 2017  Resort collections was fit for today’s modern millennial navigating the concrete jungle by day and taunting her prey at night.  A peppered black and white jacket with a jean mini skirt was just enough to rock

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2017 Resort Collections Review Part 5

2017 Resort Collections Review Part 5

Hell yes! I am woman. Hear me roar. Pick a piece from the Cushnie et Ochs resort 2017 collection and you will slay any occasion. Beware all men-these outfits are your kryptonite. Plunging v-necklines, high side slits in skirts, spaghetti straps, second skin silhouettes, and cut outs…..well, you get the idea….these pieces are Sharon Stone/

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2017 Resort Collections Review Part 4

2017 Resort Collections Review Part 4

Wearable works of art is exactly how you’d describe the Red Valentino 2017 resort collection. Not because of their museum quality, though there is definitely some of that, but because the mythical forest motif designs looked like a 3D canvas in motion. Folkloric images in a sepia hue adorned dresses and skirts. Fine gauge pin dot

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2017 Resort Collections Review Part 3

2017 Resort Collections Review Part 3

If your travel plans next year take you to Dusseldorf or the bordering Norwegian countries, the Jil Sander 2017 resort collection will help you fit right in. Clean lines, contemporary style, and a bit of unisex dressing, Rodolfo Paglialunga, who took the creative helm in 2014, has managed to marry the disciplined designs that Frau

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2017 Resort Collections Review Part 2

2017 Resort Collections Review Part 2

We know a good thing when we see it and the Fendi 2017 resort collection is all that and more. Under the direction of Silvia Venturini Fendi, Karl Lagerfeld proves himself time and again an artistic genius living among us mere mortals. Does this guy ever have a bad day?! Where to begin?? Yes, there

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2017 Resort Collections Review Part 1

2017 Resort Collections Review Part 1

How do the über chic and wealthy pass the time and keep their “creative juices” flowing? By making vacationing and cruising a way of life…that’s how. There must be something to it, or big money in it, because the fashion calendar dedicates an entire “season” to these pursuits as the world’s foremost designers present “resort”

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Reconsidering the Fashion Show – The Consumer Connection

Reconsidering the Fashion Show – The Consumer Connection

Historically, every city’s fashion week has been a closed event. Top magazine editors, photographers, celebrities, and the fashion elite go beyond the velvet rope, leaving the general public behind.

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2016 Resort Collections Review Part 6

2016 Resort Collections Review Part 6

No matter what your style barometer, the 2016 Resort Collections have something for you! Refined and relaxed tailored elements collide to create beautiful wearable pieces of art. Not unlike a painter’s canvas, we found that the Resort lineup exuded confident style and committed to the designers’ sartorial vision.

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2016 Resort Collections Review Part 5

2016 Resort Collections Review Part 5

Perhaps the one unifying element we love about the 2016 Resort collections is that they highlight and celebrate the femininity of being a woman! Flirty, light, colorful, polished and sexy brought together with exquisite attention to sartorial editing and lines that make being a woman, and womanly dressing, fun.

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2016 Resort Collections Review Part 4

2016 Resort Collections Review Part 4

The 2016 Resort collections are full of great separates and statement pieces sure to create a buzz at retail this November.

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2016 Resort Collections Review Part 3

2016 Resort Collections Review Part 3

Keeping pace with the 2016 Resort collections can turn anyone into a fashion Olympian. Like with the Fall 2015 – Winter 2016 collections we are seeing designer still holding on to their love of the 70s reinterpreted vibe and delivering pieces that are reminiscent, but refreshed and we love it!

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2016 Resort Collections Review Part 2

2016 Resort Collections Review Part 2

And, the fashion beat drums on for the 2016 Resort Collections! A heavy showing of dramatic and prominent prints are dominating the fashion landscape for the upcoming cruise season. Electric colors and the strategic use of brightly colored fur drives home the message that Spring, Summer, Winter or Fall; fur fashion travels well!

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Alberta Ferretti, Carolina Herrera & Lanvin | Resort 2015

Alberta Ferretti, Carolina Herrera & Lanvin | Resort 2015

Alberta Ferretti, Carolina Herrera and Lanvin Resort 2015 collections bring magic to a season that is already strong on polished, modern luxe looks.

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