I don’t know what it is, but everything is just classier at The Standard Hotel. Did you know they have an ice skating rink out front? Until the other night, I had no idea. The view from the top is unmatched, especially when viewing outfits styled by Kate Young. I would 110% wear every outfit this INC Editor at Large put together with Macy’s signature INC line.
In order to be your own celebrity stylist, you must take inspiration from renown editors and stylists. According to Kate, one of spring 2012’s best trends is a tribal mood that starts with tie dye.
Thanks to being a blogger/socialite, I don’t need to be psychic to know exactly what’s going to be in stores the upcoming season. Although, it would be kind of cool (and much easier to invest) if I actually were psychic. Earlier this week, I made an appearance at the Chelsea Art Museum to preview the Bar III Spring 2012 collection featuring their Women’s, Men’s, Home, and Jewelry collections. If it ever left (which I don’t think it ever did,) it’s safe to say that boho is back. Bohemian chic is here to stay along with complimentary chunky bracelets and necklaces that always mix well with the boho look. We’re going to have to endure quite the winter before we can go back to boho, but in fashion, you always have to be six months ahead.
Don’t you love this picture with the live models wearing the spring 2012 clothes? I have to give myself bonus points for its candid artistic qualities.
Is there such a thing as a rustic socialite? Earthy chic is in with its signature shades of brown, tan, and olive green. By “Earthy Chic” I don’t mean bohemian or straight up outdoorsy, I mean fashion inspired by a simpler American life not often found in New York. As the holidays get closer, I find myself looking for fashions that seem like something I would wear while drinking hard cider in front of a burning fire while on vacation in a stylish log cabin.
The American Rag line I previewed earlier this week at a party celebrating the holiday issue of the music/style magazine, RAGGED MAG, gave me this desired log cabin feeling and reminded me of the scenic landscape in Maine. The rustic decor of The Jane Hotel couldn’t have been a better backdrop for the American Rag line. Upon entering, I almost felt that I’d been transported into a sophisticated vegetarian hunting lodge. Seeing that I abide by a strict vegetarian diet, an actual hunting lodge would not be sufficient.
Macy’s has announced it’s newest designer collaboration for Macy’s Impulse with Giambattista Valli. Since I usually get to see collections before they come out, last week, I attended a preview party at Villa Pacri in the fashionable Meatpacking District.
This line of New Year’s Eve style dresses and separates is set to hit stores Oct. 26th. While the separates are priced at $50-$75, the dresses will be going for no more than $150 so Giambattista Valli’s Macy’s line fits the Impulse manta of affordability perfectly. Here are some of my favorite pieces that I took while drinking free champagne among some of today’s most elite fashion editors and stylist. I’d love to hear your opinion on this line. Let me know what you think…
More dresses…more colors
This classy black suit is my favorite in the collection
The impressive Karl Lagerfeld for Macy’s Impulse line that I recently previewed will hit stories today. On this day in fashion history, even fashionistas with not so deep pockets such as myself can own something designed by the fashion God. Just found this awesome video of the genius at work. It seems we have a lot in common. Like Mr. Lagerfeld, I don’t like counting, especially when it comes to balancing my finances. This sophisticated limited edition collection is in my opinion, the best of the Impulse lines yet. The next collaboration will be with Giambattista Valli, launching Oct. 26.