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Beaufille F/W 2015

Beaufille Fall 2015 RTW 3

Nothing gives me more pleasure than making a post about the awesome new collection of a Canadian brand I love and admire so I’m starting my saturday very happy thanks to Beaufille. Formerly named Chloe Comme Parris, Beaufille is a young Toronto based brand of sisters Chloe and Parris Gordon. Just like the subtle juxtaposition of the name (which means handsome girl in French) the duo giftedly piece their opposite views and expertise together; hard and soft, masculine and feminine, heavy and free, cool and chic.

Designed with a care free, low maintenance woman in mind, the designs reflect the sense of practicality of Toronto which means every piece could easily and immediately enter your lust list. Styling of course is key, answering to fashion world’s ever growing fancy towards neutral, laid back, artsy loft (or gallery) shootings, they came up with an all around pinnable collection. My favorites? Super deep V neck knits and jewelry designer Parris’ bandana shaped chokers that complement each other and of course buckled wrap skirts.

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Shoes of Fall 2015

Shoes of Fall 2015

Proenza Schouler2

I know they won’t even be in the stores for at least another 6 months, but the shoes were all I could think about during fashion month. Shoes are all I can think about most of the time.

From Proenza‘s knots to Phillip Lim‘s laceups, Céline‘s square toes to Valentino and Rouland Mouret‘s zippers, Isabel Marant‘s buckles to Christian Dior‘s patent knee highs; there were a lot of trends to take note of but there was only ONE trend that’s worth the attention because Gucci & Maison Margiela & Fendi & Vivienne Westwood & Salvatore Ferragamo and Balenciaga said so, together: FUR. Fur is the only thing you should carry on, around and under your feet this fall.

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Best of PFW Fall 2015 Part III

Best of PFW Fall 2015 Part III

Stella McCartney Fall 2015 RTW 4

Anyone else is feeling like they’ve been run over by a truck and that truck stood over them for almost a month even though all they did was sit on the couch and make posts? Well I am but thank god it’s over now. Fashion month has officially ended, and as much as I like to get tiny little orgasms every time I see major fashion inspirations (which peaked this last week), I’m relieved now that I can go back to my normal schedule and instagram/website checking frequency.

As you can guess the busiest, and the hardest in terms of choosing the best, couple of days were the final 3-4; from perfectly nonchalant Stella McCartney to Chanel‘s brasserie, from crazy furs at Louis Vuitton to ever beautiful Valentino (and Zoolander), from my favorite Ellery to Givenchy, I still don’t get the styling at all but I like the clothes in general Saint Laurent, Acne (and nipples) and even Hermes, first time from the talented hands of former The Row designer Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski – EVERYTHING has just come and gone. Check out the final 200 best looks of PFW and let’s all take a long rest.

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Céline F/W 2015

Céline Fall 2015 RTW 4

I wasn’t planning on making another post today, I’m not even home and I have my laptop with me by chance. I was going to wait till the end of fashion week to make one final best of pfw post and that’s it. This was my ordinary schedule. But Phoebe Philo is no ordinary designer. And this Céline Fall 2015 collection is no ordinary fashion.

She introduced bell shapes and cat prints to her rather undone collection; simple knits meeting quilts, ripped up sweaters adorning dual colored dresses completed with hunter bags and square toe shoes (the one thing I’m hoping won’t be a big trend). I feel like I’m betraying the old Céline milestones when I say this but this collection may be my favorite yet, maybe not in terms of becoming an instant classic but because it’s the most artisanal one to date.

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Best of PFW Fall 2015 Part II

Best of PFW Fall 2015 Part II

Paco Rabanne Fall  2015 RTW 4

Another 3 days have passed and another wave of disbelief about how many groundbreaking collections can fit into those little 3 days has hit me. (And major shows like Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Céline or Saint Laurent still haven’t taken place yet.)

In this second part of Paris Fashion Week, my favorites were Paco Rabanne which hasn’t shown anything spectacular per se but just keeps on catering to my inner boyish Carrie Bradshaw, Vanessa Bruno because, duh, Parisian chic, Rick Owens because he introduced my all time second favorite color (gold) to his voluminous, structural signature pieces, Raf Simons for pushing the limits of ugly elegance, a term btw I never knew existed until 2 years ago, at Christian Dior, Loewe because it’s basically a more colorful J.W. Anderson and there’s nothing wrong with that. Isabel Marant was what you probably have expected from her, which should get boring but still it’s pretty enough to make you get over that. Balenciaga was boring for me in shapes but really interesting in details and finally, I think it’s safe to say that Maison Margiela is where John Galliano was supposed to be designing for the whole time, not Dior. Don’t get the model hunches though, probably has a sentimental-symbolic meaning. Not getting into that.

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