Can’t get you outta my head

December 27, 2009

I am in love. I am obsessed.  These Alaia shoes are longing to be attached to my legs, asap.  I keep going to theoutnet.com and praying that the price will drop, a bad case of wishful thinking.  At 45% off, these patent leather dreams are $473.  I just may have to make the purchase, it feels necessary. AV

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Under the Sea

December 10, 2009

Once upon a time Albert Camus said : “In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.”  Now, I’m sure Albert was not bearing fashion in mind when he spoke these words, and before today, nor did I.  However, this has always been a favorite encouraging quote of mine and with the fluffy snow beginning to stick to the ground, I am longing for the days of warm breezes, ocean salt and sun-kissed skin. This Kenneth Jay Layne ring reminds me of such days, and if I have to bear the cold and harsh winter months, perhaps this ring can keep summer with me throughout the winter.

AV.

 

I don’t know if it’s my Greek blood that draws me to these, but I have been coveting these Prada shoes since my eyes met their mohawk detailing. They evoke an image of a goddess fighting at battle, running through the yellowish-brown dusty streets with these attached to her feet, shield and sword in tow.  I’m ready to bring ancient times to the city streets.

AV

Aesthetical Art

December 6, 2009

This shoe is a breath of fresh air.  Unique.  Attention-grabbing. Not an Ugg.   The woman donning these is powerful and fearless. With a mixture of feminine and industrial, the juxtaposition is nothing short of entrancing.  Alexander McQueen is forever pushing the boundaries of fashion as he ventures into the exotic, dramatic and irreverent. Who wants to blend in, anyway?

Alexander McQueen spring 2010 ready-to-wear

AV

Imminent New Years

December 6, 2009

With New Years so very soon, I want to make a departure from the ubiquitous sequin gowns and offer a chic alternative from See by Chloe.  This jacquard mini dress is flirty and functional. 

 

AV

Mirror, Mirror…

December 6, 2009

Thakoon had the vanity that all of us women posess in mind when he created these. LOVE THEM.

 

AV.

The Fashion Bible

March 31, 2009

madonna-cover-for-w-magazine-by-steven-klein

We blog about fashion. The to die for clothes, shoes, jewelry, bags and anything else that we wear to make us feel chic. We cannot write about fashion without of course paying homage to those before us.
I personally have to recognize W Magazine. As a young girl my mother ingrained into me that it was ‘the fashion Bible’. With the latest in everything fashion and eye catching spreads it seems it cannot be anything less. Even the advertisments are from only the best, Chanel, Prada, David Yurman and Miu Miu.
This month features Madonna looking sexy and confident in the stunning location of Rio.
I’ll say thanks to W Magazine helping me to become the fashionista I am today.

Wmag.com*Alexandra S.

Crossing the Pond

March 31, 2009

bbb-240309Top Shop, one of Brittan’s most successful retailers is making it’s grand opening in New York City this week. April 2nd doors open on the Broadway and Broome location.
Opening weekend at the store will feature beauty treatments, treats for shoppers and even a guest DJ, for some added background music while customers peruse the endless stylish racks.

Oh and also, the new Top Shop Kate Moss Spring 09 collection premieres, as if you needed another excuse?

*Alexandra S.

Sonia Rykiel

Sonia Rykiel

On a recent shopping trip on Newbury I couldn’t help but notice Spring’s latest jewlery trend, bib necklaces.

The return of the bib necklace is reminisent of something found in my grandmother’s jewlery collection, but it fits perfectly with sundresses or a simple skirt and t shirt pairing of this Spring. These may look bulky, they are anything but. Bib necklaces are feminine usually designed with ornate patterns or flowers, such as this Sonia Rykiel creation.

If the price tag of $1,950 is a little too much to ask, Anthropologie has some affordable alternatives, for about $100

Anthropologie

Anthropologie

*Alexandra S.

 

 

What an aesthetically pleasing image, no?

These Christian Louboutin flower pumps feel like a necessity for imminent spring.Surely, they are wearable art at its finest.I truly wish that Christian could be a little more generous in his pricing. $1,695?  Devestating. He must not have heard about the tumbling economy.

 

 

-alexandra V