Tag Archives: Miu Miu

Lace works for Spring at Miu Miu

12 Oct

Miuccia Prada’s design aesthetic is lost on me sometimes. I think she’s just done with real practical fashion and is bordering  on art, very edgy art. Now I’m all for fashion as art but you really have to be uber edgy and give no thought to realistic or practical style to wear Miu Miu and Prada…it seems. Having said that, we see the street style pics, especially from fashion week and we see the 0.1% of humanity who dare wear monkey motif blouses.

The reason for my perplexity is the first set of pictures you see down here. Like, what’s with the criss cross, strait jacketish do??? Yeah, I don’t get it too but I’m sure the fashion editors and stylists will find some great editorial use for it. And of course, not forgetting the 0.1% who will wear it, lol. We look forward to the street style shots.

There’s real reason to smile though, just scroll down a bit further.

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I LOVE lace! My favourite fabrics in the world are lace, silk and chiffon/tulle/the sheers in general. So, she does some interesting stuff with lace. Discount some of the funky layering and you’d find some stunning dresses, skirts and coat even.

Now, those are right up my alley!

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To digress from this collection, Spring 2012 fashion month is over and there were so many stunning collections.  I’ll be rolling out the ones that made the most impression on me over the next few days or even weeks??? Totally love Spring collections. Dior is up next.

See you around!

Photo credits: Elle.com

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Nothing beats the perfect shoe silhouette

9 Jun

I can’t believe i haven’t blogged in so many weeks! So so heartbreaking! But hey, it’s one day at a time i guess, never too late to jump right back in. I plan to express my fashionable side as much as possible from now on. Scouts honour!

So, my eyes dropped to the silhouette of my shoes today and i couldn’t help the fuzzy feeling. I love that beautiful arch at the sole of a shoe, especially when it curves into a slim and generously high heel. We’ll be going for a 5 to 6 inch heel there *wink wink*

It’s even more exquisite when it has an unusual shape, I love love love YSL shoes for that, Miu Miu has some stunning shapes as well. We all kinda agree that Christian Louboutin has nailed heel perfection to an art, so we’ll always pay homage to the maestro.

Wella! I decided to go-a-drooling and picked out some goose bumps worthy heels from these amazing shoe artists. Drool with me please, lol.

Rupert Sanderson Troy Patent Court Shoe_£385

Rupert Sanderson Troy Patent Court Shoe £385

Alexander McQueen Lizard Platform Pumps_£1,035

Alexander McQueen Lizard Platform Pumps £1,035

Christian Louboutin 'Mago' Suede and Leather Platform Court Shoes_£395

Christian Louboutin 'Mago' Suede and Leather Platform Court Shoes £395

Camilla Skovgaard_Metallic textured leather platform sandals_£325

Camilla Skovgaard Metallic textured leather platform sandals £325

Lanvin_Swarovski crystal-embellished leather sandals_£1010

Lanvin Swarovski crystal-embellished leather sandals £1010

Miu Miu Suede peep toe pumps_£355

Miu Miu Suede peep toe pumps £355

Christian Louboutin 'Mago' Suede and Leather Platform Court Shoes_£395

Christian Louboutin 'Mago' Suede and Leather Platform Court Shoes £395

Yves Saint Laurent_Tribtoo metallic leather pumps_£565

Yves Saint Laurent Tribtoo metallic leather pumps £565

Camilla Skovgaard_studded leather platform sandals_£335

Camilla Skovgaard studded leather platform sandals £335

Nicholas Kirkwood Roase Printed Satin Platform Court Shoes £475

Nicholas Kirkwood Rose Printed Satin Platform Court Shoes £475

Miu Miu Bow-embellished patent-leather pumps_£400

Miu Miu Bow-embellished patent-leather pumps £400

You can find them on Net-a-porter and Browns.

See ya soon with more chic finds ;-)

Currently Loving: Polka Dots

9 Feb

The Polka dot is grabbing my attention right now. It’s the classic print that makes its return to the fashion spotlight over and over again. If you’re a polka dot lover, there’s something to get excited about because you’re about to start seeing some pretty polka dot pieces in the shops again.

While it’s not a major trend for Spring, there were enough pieces from designers in the Resort 2011 collections to create a mini trend.

I picked out my favourites from Resort and checked out some pretty polka dot pieces to stick in the wishlist.

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Miu Miu

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Miu Miu

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Marc Jacobs

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Moschino

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Moschino

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Moschino

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Tracy Reese

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Sonia Rykiel

Now there are dozens of ways to wear this trend and it’s exceptionally beautiful when combined with a bright, solid, preferably contrasting colour. I’ll be very careful combining it with another print, the objective is not to look like a clown but to retain that sleek chic style. The best way to wear with another print is to combine with larger prints a la Marc Jacobs (Resort 2011). Just make sure the style works before you walk out that door, lol.

Check out some beautiful pieces to get you fantasizing.

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Moschino Pleat Detail Skirt_£467

Lela Rose_Wrap-effect cotton-crepe dress_$995

Lela Rose Wrap-effect cotton crepe dress_$995

Topshop_Polka Dot Wide Leg Trousers

Topshop Polka Dot Wide Leg Trousers

Miu Miu_Printed Canvas Polka-Dot Platform Sandal _$495

Miu Miu Printed Canvas Polka-Dot Platform Sandal $495

Marc Jacobs Silk Polka dot halter top_$525

Marc Jacobs Silk Polka dot halter top_$525

Black_Yellow spot flare dress_£28

Dorothy Perkins Black/Yellow spot flare dress £28

Marni_Polka-dot leather ballerina flats_$500

Marni Polka-dot leather ballerina flats $500

Pictures via elle.com

Glam Glam Absolutely Glam 50’s Editorial by Marie Claire

3 Dec

How am I ever going to stop pining after the 50’s trend taking the fashion world by storm? I don’t see an end in sight! Not with editorials like this one in the December issue of Marie Claire Turkey. This is glamour, high class and haute sophistication personified, all totally rolled into one and I am loving it.

The model Wiola Kowal depicts this über fab retro housewife searching for escape, she’s dressed in Louis Vuitton, Prada and once again, the most photographed Miu Miu dress. Styled by Hakan Öztürk and photographed by Talmer Yilmaz.

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Pictures via Fashion Gone Rogue

The Luxe edit: Crème of Spring 2011 Bags

20 Nov

Spring 2011 is looking awfully beautiful for fashion. But then, it was pretty obvious from the Fashion weeks. I’ve been looking at the accessories over and over and it’s a deluge of beautiful pieces to choose from.

Talking about the bags, it is a sea of endless possibilities ranging from clutches to totes to the new small bag. I already did a previous post on my top 40 Spring 2011 bags. Right now, i’m awed by these pieces I consider pure art. My favourite is the Lanvin with a bronze leaf detail.

 

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Lanvin

 

 

 

Spring 2011_Giambattista Valli Bag

Giambattista Valli

Spring 2011_Chloé Bag

Chloé

Spring 2011_Bulgari by Matthew Williamson Bag

Bulgari by Matthew Williamson

Spring 2011_Jen Kao Bag

Jen Kao

Spring 2011_Leiber Bag

Leiber

Spring 2011_Marni Bag

Marni

Spring 2011_Nina Ricci Bag

Nina Ricci

Spring 2011_Missoni Bag

Missoni

Spring 2011_Miu Miu Bag

Miu Miu

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Marni

Spring 2011_Nina Ricci Bag_1

Nina Ricci

Spring 2011_Nancy Gonzalez Bag

Nancy Gonzalez

Spring 2011_Roberto Cavalli Bag

Roberto Cavalli

Spring 2011_Mulberry Bag

Mulberry

Spring 2011_Oscar de la Renta Bag

Oscar de la Renta

Photo credits to Style.com

 

Bag Lurv: Miu Miu Natté and Patent Leather Handbag

20 Oct

I love how Prada has these metallic florals on most of the pieces in the fall collection. This bag is simply gorgeous.

Miu Miu Natté and Patent Leather Handbag

Miu Miu Natté and Patent Leather Handbag

 

Image via InStyle