When Ali told me, that she was a print designer I was really not surprised considering that she was wearing a big and beautiful all over floral print Marni coat. Her love for textiles and prints showed again in the printed dress she was wearing under her coat and her scarf by Elizabeth Hewitt Istanbul – one of her favorite textile designers. Ali accessorized her look with a simple but elegant Celine classic bag, which is perfect, balancing out the prints of the rest of her outfit. My personal favorite of Ali’s outfit was her green suede slippers from Church’s again showing the love for textiles and giving her outfit one last finishing elegant touch. I hope the cakes were tasty and enjoyed in style.
I can not get over how much I love Loraine’s look. Her rocker-chic style is right up my alley. She was wearing a sharp cut, off white biker jacket from Zara over a faux leather oversize Rag & Bone sweater paired with some J-Brand jeans and Kurt Geiger chelsea boots. One of the many highlights of Loraine’s outfit was her Alexander Wang handbag made of perforated leather – simple but edgy. To round off her look Loraine accessorized with a pair of Oliver Peoples retro sunglasses. All together a sexy-chic combination of black and white.
Mana made heads turn, walking down the streets of Soho wearing a cute spring outfit and a very unique handbag. The business and marketing student from Tokyo, Japan was wearing a faux-fur and leather vest by Zadig & Voltaire over a Brunello Cucinelli sweater with a white collar peeking out. Some acid washed jeans from Topshop a pair of knee high Stuart Weitzman boots complete the look. Accessorized with some Rag & Bone retro style sunglasses Mana created a cute spring look. But what would that look be without her showstopper Bao Bao handbag by Issey Miyake? Inspired by Japanese origami, this bag is truly something special.
The beginning of spring in New York means all the fashionista’s stop hiding under bulky coats and get back to their old fashionable selves. Brittney is one of them and was celebrating the warmer season in a stunning all over paisley print blazer and matching suit pants over a white dress shirt, all from Ming Boutique. Keeping the focus on the suit Brittney kept everything else calm with some nude Steve Madden heels and a simple but chic Chanel handbag. A faux-fur vest from Bloomingdales finishes off the fashion merchandise students look perfectly.
I caught Vanessa coming out of the Stella McCartney store on Greene Street in Soho in midst of a shopping spree. The fashion stylist from New York was wearing a Proenza Schouler coat and sweater paired with a skirt and some beautiful boot heels by Tyler Fitzsimmons. The part of her outfit, that couldn’t have been missed though was Vanessa’s handbag – a unique piece from the pre-fall 2012 Dolce & Gabbana collection. It’s combination of floral print, black leather and gold looked stunning and caught the attention of many fellow shoppers, me included.
Jenette is an aspiring photographer from the Ukraine. She moved to New York three months ago with a friend to further her photography career. When I met her she was wearing a round neck top coat from COS (Collection of Style) belted over an amazing vintage tuxedo shirt she found at a thrift shop, creating a beautiful feminine silhouette. Further she was wearing a pair of ankle boots from All Saints and finished off her look with a handbag from ASOS, vintage sunglasses and a COS necklace. All together a beautiful look with an east European feeling to it.
Natalie’s outfit seemed rather simple when I first saw her walking past the window of my favorite Starbucks, but it caught my attention and proved to be very well thought through. The NYU student was wearing a quilted leather jacket from All Saints over a flannel shirt she got from her sister and a Zadig & Voltaire t-shirt. From the waist down she was dressed in Topshop jeans and ankle boots. The highlight of Natalie’s outfit had to be the little vintage Chanel purse she got from her mother. With the brand’s typical quilted stitching and a golden ball charm a beautiful vintage piece to finish off her rocker-chic look.
Sasha was our lady in pink. As you can see she loves that color and so do we. The visitor from Amsterdam was wearing a pink vest on top of a black jacket, pink stockings on top of black leggings, a beautiful black fur scarf and a cool sunglasses by sony.
Rosie’s floppy bordeaux French Connection hat was the first thing to catch my attention. She was shopping in the Brooklyn Fox boutique in Williamsburg with two of her friends from London. When she came out of the boutique I got to see the rest of her outfit. Rosie was wearing a big faux fur leopard print jacket with a dress and studded boots all by Topshop and a tweed jacket from Zara. The best part of Rosie’s outfit had to be her handbag though. A beautiful little Love Heart Handbag by Vivienne Westwood. Thank you Rosie for bringing some London style to New York.
Misselle was on her way to business school, when I stopped her in Williamsburg. She was wearing a Comptoir des Cotonniers camel hair coat with matching Lauern Conrad pants a Club Monaco blouse and a Johnstons of Scotland scarf. She topped off the look with a beautiful pair of Reed Krakoff pumps and a Bordeaux Gym Bag also by Reed Krakoff. The most stunning peace though was hidden under her scarf – a beautiful vintage Coach necklace. I just love Misselles elegant business style and the color mix of camel, black and a pop of bordeaux. The perfect look for a merchandising manager.