>> J.Crew just released its Spring Collection lookbook showing off its trademark casual luxe styling skills. In anticipation of warmer weather to come, the retailer provided an array of sequined maxi skirts, washed leather shirts, and even a denim jumpsuit for its higher-end line. Check out the complete lookbook in the slideshow.
Posts for January 27th 2011
>> Olivier Theyskens's collection for Theory is now available online and ready for shopping. “The collection is for cool girls that like to wear clothes that are visionary, while still being right for today,” said Theyskens. “These clothes are what I would wear if I were a girl." Prices range from $70 to $980 and include sharp tailored pieces, like a leather blazer, and silk palazzo pants. Our favorite pieces from the collection in the slideshow.
>> Grey translates across all seasons, but we're especially tuned in with the cool neutral hue during colder months. Peep this street-snapped look: a grey nubby coat, stripe top, skinny jeans, and cult-favorite Acne boots create the ideal non-fussy 'fit. Intrigued? Replicate this outfit with similar and exact picks from Alexander Wang, Current/Elliott, Acne, and Marc Jacobs.
Left to right: See by Chloe Coat ($450, originally $905), T by Alexander Wang Knit Beanie ($34, originally $68), Saint James Nautical Shirt ($75), Current/Elliott Jeans ($80, originally $265), Acne Pistol Short Booties ($506), Marc Jacobs Quilted Bag ($525)
Photo courtesy of lookbook.nu
>> H&M ended 2010 on a high note with its exclusive Lanvin collection, and 2011 seems to be looking just as nice. The Swedish retailer, who has an upcoming collaboration with Swedish Hasbeens, just announced that it will debut e-commerce in the US at the end of 2011: "Good morning is an understatement! H&M has decided to have online shopping in the US at the turn of the year 2011/2012! Stay tuned for more." [@HM]
>> Louis Vuitton, Miu Miu, and Christian Dior showed off plenty of prints for Spring 2011. If you're in the mood for something new, peruse readily available options from Suno, Tucker, Christopher Kane, and Topshop. Tried and true floral patterns, spunky animal prints, and abstract art motifs are all included in the spicy mix . . .