Nicolas Ghesquière Makes his Debut at Louis Vuitton

After a season filled with many new beginnings, (Jeremy Scott makes his debut at Moschino, Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley at Marc by Marc Jacobs, and Nicolas Ghesquière today at Louis Vuitton), the newly named Creative Director at Louis Vuitton, honors the past, and looks to the future as, “today is a new day.” Written in the show notes. As we salute to the past, at Marc Jacobs 16 legendary years at the House, Ghesquière leaves us remembering those days with former Runway regulars, Freja Beha, (opening the show, scream!!!!!!! A big excitement for me, especially since the Danish beauty hasn’t made any appearance at Fashion Week since she wasn’t featured in Chanel’s Spring 2012 campaign), and Maggie Rizer. But as we look back at the days when Marc Jacobs took the reigns at Louis Vuitton, Nicolas Ghesquière leaves excited and ready for what he has in store for us in the future at Louis Vuitton.

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A Candy Coated Gucci Fall 2014

Ever since Pre-Fall 2014, Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini, has been a more simple route with her collections, leaving just as much a memorable statement as Marc Jacobs’ last Louis Vuitton show back in March. Kicking off Milan Fashion Week, every single a-list model that didn’t seem to make an appearance at New York Fashion Week, (think on the list of: Sigrid Agren, Anja Rubik, Kasia Struss, and Daria Strokous), stormed down the white-out Gucci catwalk, in a candy coated ensemble, and Equestrian boots in a light brown neutral, or Snakeskinned. As trenchcoats and outerwear seem to be the big thing at New York and London Fashion Weeks, they also seemed to make camo at Gucci, in militaristic inspired silohouettes and of course, fur. While outerwear, animal prints, and pastels may seem to be the big thing at Gucci, for the evening wear, Giannini sends out an array of leather cocktail dresses, plastered in silver, metallic chains. Definately the perfect collection for some Simplicity and Classic staples, with a bit of that bold, edgy twist; Purely Chic. A very Mod feel, overall.

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Beating the Cold – The Chic Way at Louis Vuitton Pre-Fall

In the time between the switch of Marc Jacobs to Nicolas Ghesquière as Creative Director at Louis Vuitton, comes a Pre-Fall collection. Just like how I’d describe the velvet pants, zebra printed sweater, black Caridgan, and red scarf I wore yesterday; the collection most definately shows you how to Beat the Cold – The Chic Way. When an Oxblood sparkled skirt gets topped with a red sweater, leather boots, and a Ushanka. A short black collared dress gets warmed up with a Oxblood trench, Geometric thigh-high Boots, and a fur topper. And a fur jacket tops off a look warm enough to wear without a jacket in October.

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Click the link to see my look for Beating those Cold Days: http://talesfromahighschoolfashionista.wordpress.com/2014/01/09/ootd-beating-the-cold-in-a-chic-way/

 

Ondria Hardin for Marc Jacobs Daisy

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Hannah Holman. Frida Gustavvsson. And now Ondria Hardin. As Marc Jacobs says his farewells at Louis Vuitton, releasing the Spring 2014 Campaign for the brand today featuring the muses of Jacobs, he leaves us with more to look forward to at Marc Jacobs and Marc by Marc Jacobs, (after sadly not going to Coach after his departure at Vuitton), with a Campaign video for the Iconic perfume Daisy, starring one of his current muses, Ondria Hardin. Directed by Sofia Coppola, the video to me, feels very fresh, subtle, and just oh-so-Chic; Hardin gracefully prancing through a field picks up flowers along the way, and finds a spot to lay down and look at the Beauty of Spring. Definately a Spring favorite of mine to do, you know you feel that sensual feeling of freedom, eve just watching the video.

Enjoy!

Frida Giannini Goes Back to the Basics for Pre-Fall

It’s all about going back to the basics! Which was pretty much the motto throughout Gucci‘s Pre-Fall 2014 collection. In which Creative Director Frida Giannini focuses on sleek daywear staples, giving them an extra dazzle in bright hues such as: Tangerine, Hot Pink, Red, Daffodil, and Shades of Blue. Pairing them with black military inspired hats, similar to the ones sported by Aymeline Valade and Kasia Struss at Louis Vuitton‘s Fall 2011 show; for a more masculine feel. Giannini also incorporates your feminine staples, giving your average pleated dress seen in a Geometric print, while the fur coat gets paired with jeans and a geometric printed top.

See the full collection at: Style.com