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PFW: Jitrois


Paris Fashion Week

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Spring/Summer 2014

 

 

 

 

Remember the Jitrois show for the Autumn/Winter 2013 Collection, if not, let me refresh your memory…click click. There was something about that show that took my love for fine leather to another level! Well, he did it again!

 

 

 

Meet the 2014 Jitrois Girl

 

 

 


 

 

She’s cute, sweet, and looks innocent but she knows she’s a boss and isn’t afraid to let everyone know. The line looks fresh and easy to wear for spring…taking the phrase “pret-a-porter” literally.

 

 

 

 

 

(photos via vogue.uk)

 

 

I can see this collection going from the office, to dinner with the girls, and even date night with the hubby.

 It works.

Love it.

 

PFW Spring/Summer 2014: Christian Dior


Paris Fashion Week

Spring/Summer 2014

 

 

 

The house of Dior is getting back into the swing of things! From head to toe…or should I say from eyebrow to toe!

 

Yes, EYEBROW!

 

The make-up artist (which I’m still feverishly searching for and probably just overlooking lol) did the damn thing with the models…this is what I mean…

 

 

 

Ladies and gentlemen…welcome to

The Dior Show

 


 

 

When a designer decides to step out of the box yet still have a collection that is actually wearable, it’s a dream come true for me! Sometimes, we get one or the other…too far out there fashion or not far enough.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christian Dior pulled off the incredible with a preppy school girl meets grown up look.

 

 

 

Preppy, sexy, and my favorite look

 

 

 

 

The Bags

 

 

 

 

 

Somehow, some way, Rena has to get her hands on THIS bag.

 

 

 

 

The Shoes

 

(photos via vogue.uk/indigital)

 

That. Is. Fashion.

Paris Fashion Week- Jitrois: For The Love of Leather

There are few things I love more than I love leather and one of those things are colored leather! Not being a big wearer of leather only an admirer from afar, it’s rare that I find something that urges to be bought (unless it has handles, strap, clasp or a zipper aka handbags.) So imagine my excitement while viewing the fall/winter collection from Jitrois! Founded by Jean-Claude Jitrois in 1983, it really and truly is a line made specifically with leathers. This ain’t your mothers leather either ladies and gents!

 

A show-stopping, breath-taking and eye-popping show with a spectrum of colors all in leather. J’taime Jitrois!

 

JC Jitrois

Jacket + a-line skirt = I NEED THIS IN MY CLOSET!

Did I mention this is all leather?

The details on this sweater…..LEATHER!

Off-white leather with sheer…..blue fringe….tulle….ahhhhh!

Structured. Seriously. Man.

Ladies and stylish gents…when I tell you, I am in love, I mean it. Those were some of the most beautiful pieces of clothing I’ve seen in a while. I really had to keep reminding myself that it’s leather. Pretty sure that’s why I’m so in love. What do you think? Am I crazy or is my fascination justified?

Elie Saab -Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2013

Loved. It. All.

 

Do you know how hard it is to pick your favorites from an entire collection of favorites? Elie Saab definitely makes me want to run 600 miles to lose every curve on my body to wear one of these gowns around the house. That’s sarcasm of course, I’d wear an Elie Saab gown to the grocery store! Don’t you worry stylish sweets…my curves aren’t going ANYWHERE. I work too hard to get and keep these voluptuousness-ly womanly parts that I love so much. Moving right along…you know what happens when I absolutely love everything, yeppers, here’s the show!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annnnnd here’s a better view of my favorites *wink wink*

 

 

 

 

The Shoes…that I want and need in my life!

The Bags

(photos credit to Getty Images)

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Vionnet – Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2013

With each post about fashion and certain designers that are unknown to me, I do a bit of research before I hit the publish button. As this blog grows, I’m learning more and more about tons of things from fashion to food. When it’s news to me, it becomes news to you! Sharing is caring stylish sweets! So, that brings us here to Vionnet. Thee Madame Madeleine Vionnet was the originator of the “bias cut” yes, that’s right, created in 1912 according to the Vionnet website. How amazing is that?! Let’s take a looksie at the updated version of the bias and the Vionnet fall/winter collection from Paris.

 

 

 

(photos credit Getty Images)

 

The collection was incredible and the show was even better! Here’s the full video of the models walking the runway after an elaborate light show!

 

Steffie Christiaens: F/W 2013


This time around let’s get a glimpse of a fairly new designer Steffie Christiaens. Presenting her first fashion week collection in just 2011, Steffie worked with Balenciaga, Louis Vuitton and Maison Martin Margiela in previous years (steffiechristiaens.com). Focusing on the artistic and architectural shapes of fabric, her collections are breezy, fresh, raw and structured…a combination I adore.

The Shoes/Booties & Boots

The Accessories

The designer behind it all…

(photos credit to Getty Images)

So, Steffie Christiaens…would you mind if I ooh and ahh over your collections, forever?!

 

Jean-Charles De Castelbajac

Leave it to Jean-Charles de Castelbajac to give us our punk-rock moment of Paris Fashion Week. Better known as JC/DC (because that’s easier to pronounce here in the states) has been known for his quirky and bright collections since 2010. Besides me having the worst birthday week ever being stuck indoors with a cold, this fashion moment has made my day and week! Anywho, enough talking, writing err reading lol enjoy what made my eyes pop!

 

(photo credit to Getty Images)

Yes, your vision is ok. Those are 3D wolves coming at you out of tartan plain dresses and ponchos. See things definitely got quirky at this runway show. I love it, this is what fashion is all about…being creative and putting it all out there! Now, I’m not saying I’d purchase these wolves ensembles because I have a thing against me and my chubbiness wearing 3D animals. Nonetheless… thank you JC/DC for giving us this fun show!

 

The Clean House of Hakaan – Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2013


Hakaan
 presented a fall/winter collection for Paris Fashion Week 2013/14 that I am in love with.

There’s something about gowns that are cut on a bias that soothes my inner vixen. Clean lines, fresh feathers (yes, feathers) and knee high leather boots are all the perfect ingredients for a fashionable fall season. Hakaan kept the show clean with three primary colors of black, red and white…can never go wrong with those classic colors.

(photos credit to Getty Images)

To keep things on trend peplum and sexy cutouts made a show-stopping appearance and are here to stay for yet another year, get your closets ready stylish sweets!

 

 

Olympia Le-Tan: Fall/Winter


Olympia Le-Tan
 :: A handbag designer who turns “old books” into cute clutches. I remember reading about these books as clutches a couple of years ago. Always having way too much to carry around with me, I never thought of owning one…very cute and fun to look at, there may be one in my closet soon.

The whole books as handbags thing isn’t what caught my eye this week in Paris. The fashion did. The fall and winter collection from fashion week…well…picture German lederhosen…ok now picture sexy models…now put those two together and you get a collection that’s cutesy, sexy and absolutely to die for!

Think I forgot to mention there were some curvalicious models in her show, haha hope you enjoyed!

Who knew German lederhosen could be so stylish and sexy?!