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Favorite Looks from Days 2 & 3 of NYFW

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I’ll cut right to chase.  So far it has been all about the whites, sheers and school boy collared shirts.  Could we get any more minimalist? Probably not, but minimalist is one of my favorite styles, so I am pretty satisfied with the spring 2011 collections, so far. Now onto the real business…

Is mixing prints still a trend? Whatever, even if it isn’t, this outfit is simple, comfortable, and chic which are all perfect for resort wear.  The black and white nautical stripes matched with a brown belt is a great way to play around with neutrals.

Bensoni

I have to admit I have a cropped tee obsession so when I came across this cropped chemise, I died.  Chemises are clean but Doo. Ri managed to make them both clean and hip.  Matched with a wide-legged pant, this look is more than perfect.

Doo Ri

To me, this Ports 1961 dress is the definition of chic steaming from its modesty.  A little Faye Dunaway maybe? I also love the hair and make-up!

Ports 1961

This Costello Tagliapietra dress is impeccably cut and wonderfully flowy.

Costello Tagliapietra

For a little more edge while remaining to be minimal, this Rag & Bone sheer skirt maxi dress is fabulous.  The color combination of neutrals remind me of my mother, which is a good thing in this case.

Rag & Bone

With one of the most talked about new designers showing early on in fashion week, picking just one of his looks was not enough.  I narrowed it down to my two favorite looks.  The first being a powerful cream short suit matched with the most stunning feminine black bow-tie blouse.  The second is a beautiful cocktail dress, the one I would most want to own/wear out of the whole collection.

Jason Wu

Jason Wu

The O.M.G. moment of the 2&3 days came from none other than Christian Siriano.  I can’t say the O.M.G., in this case, implies anything positive.  Honestly, what was he thinking? Why the huge ruffles, almost double the model’s width, in an florescent red that I don’t think even existed before this dress? Even on a model this dress isn’t flattering.  Talk about extravagance!

Christian Siriano

All runway photos are courtesy of style.com

Favorite Looks from Day 1 of NYFW

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Below are some of my favorite looks from Day 1 of NYFW.  I don’t think an intro is necessary in this post other than, I couldn’t be more excited.

I love this Lyn Devon look because it is both feminine and masculine at the same time.  The cropped trouser is a spring take on the fall trouser trend.

Lyn Devon

This look makes me picture a modern-day GatsbyI love the cropped cardigan with a maxi skirt.  The volume created by the hat is to die for and it is organic too.

Organic by John Patrick

The styling of the outfit below is fabulous.  Who doesn’t love black and white?  The layering of the skirt and the belt add a tough edge to white blouse.

Sachin + Babi

The willowy white boho dress with rockin’ boots and a huge collared jacket make you really think that mixing and matching does work.  I totally picture a model strutting her stuff in Stockholm in this outfit.

Nicholas K

And for the O.M.G. moment of the day, Nicholas K styled his collection with a belly dancer belt inspiration! See below what I mean!  It is tied the exact same way and I am crazy for the inspiration coming from my roots.

Nicholas K with a belly dancer belt

Belly Dancer Belt

Photos Courtesy of Style.com

The Chanel Resort 2011 Collection

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If you’re a fashion fanatic you wait for the Chanel Resort collection held in St. Tropez this year.  With more than 80 outfits to choose from your bound to find something you’d fall in love with.  Karl Lagerfeld has done it again; BRAVO!  The setting was gorgeous with models coming onto the runway in speed boats and Georgia May Jagger was escorted on a motorbike by Sébastien Jondeau. 

Georgia May Jagger with Sebastien Jondeau

The extensive collection constisted of pastel printed resort wear, pastel colorblocks, white romantic dresses, hippie rocker chic outfits and more.  The collection tailored, in my opinion, to everyone.  What do you think?  Be inspired. 

Chanel Pastel Printed Silk Dresses

Chanel Colorblock and Stripes

Chanel Resort swimwear with cover up dresses

White on White at Chanel Resort 2011

Chanel's Hippie Rocker

I am simply in love with these upcoming items.  The one piece is so Chanel yet modern and perfect for the riveria.  The maxi printed silk dress looks like a cool cover-up, maybe perfect for Nikki Beach.  The blue jumpsuit, I imagine wearing it to dinner at the Andrea beach. 

My Favorites of the Chanel Resort 2011 Collection

Photos courtesy of WWD.com

Tommy Ton’s Off-runway Trends

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Colorful Turban and Camel Coat snapped by Tommy Ton

I came across this fabulous link today, click HERE, that I had to share! JakandJil’s Tommy Ton captures the off-runway trends of the recent fall fashion week.  Camel the new black, wide-brimmed hats, leopard print, military coats, and bye bye slouchy bags, hello boxy!  Hope your inspired by the pics, I know for sure I was.

I actually blogged about boxy bags a while ago, click HERE for more.

Pastel Palace

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Fab Building in West el Balad

While in West el Balad, downtown, recently visiting  jewelers in Cairo, Egypt, I came across this wonderful building which made me wish I was invited for a party there, a la Gossip Girl.  I can picture wearing a fabulous cocktail outfit which screams spring trends, maybe add a fun hair accessory.  Spring runways were covered with fabulous peaches and creams, power pastels and below are my favorite spring pastel items I could possible wear to a party!

Pastel Palace