Tomorrow fashion month, the 4 week marathon of fashion shows kicks off in NYC and fashion folks from all around the world have a journey from NYC to London to Milan and finally Paris ahead of them. They will see the woman’s collections for fall 2015 on the runways and have to look stylish in a mix of fall 2014 as well as cruise and spring 2015 items to create the parallel runway, which is known as street style. Sounds like a job to envy people? Well for me it sounds both great but also incredibly hard. Whenever we are traveling I either end up wearing the same boring looks all the time or having to pay a huge amount of money for overweight. However, during the most recent couture week in Paris Harpers Bazaar’s Global fashion Director Carine Roitfeld provided a perfect example of how the ideal travel packing might look like. Lets get inspired by Carine Roitfeld street style from Couture week!
In line with a general fashion trend towards minimalism and effortless styling I somehow feel that “French style” is quite trending at the moment. Besides Emmanuelle Alt, editor in chief of French Vogue, I feel that Carine Roitfeld, global fashion director for Harper’s Bazaar, is one of the standout woman, that represent that style. Let’s draw some inspirations from her outfits from couture presentations last week!
Day 1 – Carine Roitfeld style
For the presentations on Monday Carine Roitfeld went for a simple safari style shirt dress and combined it with some leaf printed knee high boots.
I am a true Céline addict. The French brand owned by the luxury cluster LVMH simply has some of the best ready to wear. Their skirts are incredible, the coats are among the most comfortable and stylish in the world and the bags, in particular the black Phantom are to die for. And a funny coincidence at Paris Couture last week proofed that a Celine dress is simply the best too!
Honestly, while browsing cr fashion book issue 4 last week end the “Brides” story by Anthony Maule did not catch my eye. For me it was quiet clear the issue is about fairy tales and of course a ghost story has to be included, especially if the editor is Carine Roitfeld. And as the editorial read this one was inspired by Tim Burtons “Corpse Bride”. And to be further honest for me there is nothing fashionable about a woman sitting on a grave stone with bare breasts etc. so I really skipped this fast.
This week my sunday afternoon magazine – issue 4 of Carine Roitfeld’s CR Fashion book. Short explanation for all, who have not yet heart of that fabulous magazine: Carine Roitfeld was the former editor in chief of French Vogue and one of the major forces behind the so called “porno-chic”, which helped Tom Ford to popularize Gucci. In Jan 2011 she left French Vogue to launch her own publication. The first issue of CR Fashion book appeared for fall 2012 and was inspired by the birth of Carine Roitfeld’s granddaughter. The book appears biannually and is one of my favorite fashion magazines at the moment.