Monday, July 29, 2013

My Fav Etienne Aigner Fall/Winter 2013 and Holiday Styles

I have been watching the collections from Etienne Aigner for the last few seasons. The label may be known for it's bags and shoes, but I have been very impressed with the designs that I've seen in their runway shows.

I recently received the lookbooks for the brand's Fall/Winter 2013 and holiday accessories collections. Here are some of my favorites.

Cosmetic Pouch
Envelope Clutch
Studded Trim Hobo

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Sample Sale Saturday

Here are two hot designer sales that you might want to check out...

Coye Nokes Sample Sale

Designer Coye Nokes sample sale

Temperley Clearance Sale

Temperley sale

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The Carven Winter 2013 Campaign

The Carven Winter 2013 campaign is very appealing. I love the bright colors and the sleek lines ... And the promise of cool, refreshing breezes when I'm currently facing the promise of yet another heatwave.

The collection has an understated, elegant appeal that I always am drawn to ... I call it wearable, luxe for those who have "it" and don't need to advertise.

Below is the campaign ad as well as some additional hot styles from the collection.

Carven ad campaign

Friday, July 19, 2013

Max Mara Hosts Party for Jennifer Garner: The New Face of Max Mara Accessories

Max Mara hosted a launch party celebrating Jennifer Garner as the new Face of the Max Mara Accessories campaign yesterday, July 18th. The fabulous event took place at Bill's, in New York City. Below are pictures of the guest of honor and the many celebs/VIPs that attended the party ... all dressed in Max Mara of course.

Jennifer Garner
Jennifer Garner - Max Mara Silk Organza Strapless Dress with Max Mara Clutch

Christina Ehrlich - Sportmax Chiffon Dress

Joann Pailey - Sportmax Silk Blouse

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Revisiting Designer Label Plein Sud

I first fell for Plein Sud several years ago when I spotted, and just had to get, one of this label's asymmetrical multi-v-neck tops ... Versace did a similar, yet more dramatic and revealing neckline with a dress in their SS13 collection.

The creative genius behind the Plein Sud label is Fayçal Amor. He launched Plein Sud in 1986. Amor focused on the development of the company’s structures integrating design, manufacture and marketing. Fayçal is determined to keep quality control ... All production is done within the label's fully-owned factories.

Plein Sud has stores in a number of locations, including Paris, London and New York. The collection can also be purchased in department stores including Henri Bendel and Barneys. The brand includes an edgy, funkier line; Plein Sud Jeans.

I love Fayçal's knack for combining creative detailing with a unique blend of sexy edginess and sophisticated luxury. I've included my latest favorites from both lines below.

Maison Plein Sud

Maison Plein Sud

The Plein Sud Boutique in Paris

The Plein Sud Boutique in Paris

The Plein Sud Boutique in London

The Plein Sud Boutique in London

The Plein Sud Boutique in New York

The Plein Sud Boutique in New York