So finally back at work. Let’s start the blog in its new style. As you might have noticed the most integral discussion on the blog will be the one about fashion icons, featuring all the aspects from how fashion icons emerge, change our lives and get copied to how they stay or fade away. As I consider 2015 to be a year in which one of the major discussions will be tech I want to dedicate my first post of the year to the „selfie stick“, you know the extendable rope, which holds your handy while taking a selfie or other picture with your mobile phone?
After providing some inspirations on where to get the perfect straw hats, sunglasses and sleeveless shirts for summer here comes some inspiration on denim shorts. Cut off or cuffed in summer they are the equivalent to skinny and boyfriend jeans. Need some inspiration on where to find the best styles and how to combine them?
1. Rag & Bone denim shorts
For quite some time I considered denim shorts as something for teenagers, rock festivals or the beach. However, since I first saw the boyfriend shape Rag & Bone denim shorts at Montaigne Market in Paris I knew that things are going to change for me this season. Sadly they weren’t available in my size and I had to wait and try to get them in NYC. After buying the Rag & Bone denim shorts “Aoyama” I soon realized that they are incredibly versatile for almost every day!
Rag & Bone Aoyama shorts in dark blue, rag-bone.com
Hats are an accessory that many many people fear to incorporate into their wardrobe! Even on a hot summer day in the city many people skip the hat and favor to get a sunstroke or to make a last minute tourist purchase of things as ugly as a “sunbrella” (Good god I couldn’t stop laughing when a street vendor offered sun hats in the shape of an umbrella fixed to the hat, while we were queuing at the statue of liberty ferry in NYC!!!). Same goes for a moderately rainy day – where an ugly umbrella is often favored over a nice hat! And the same goes for cold winter days where freezing is preferred over a stylish hat! With Emmanuelle Alt showing up in a black Maison Michel Virginie fedora hat during a chilly NYC fashion week in February 2013 and the opening of the Maison Michel pop up store at 19 rue Cambon Paris at the end of last year everything seemed to change (… or at least that’s what I felt)!
Alma Jodorowsky, the French actress who played a role in “Blue Is the Warmest Colour” , proofed that she does not only look beautiful but also has great fashion taste. Totally effortless she combined pieces from different looks from the Chanel Dubai show in order to make them parts of her very own outfit for her front row appearance at the Chanel Couture presentation yesterday. For me the standout of her ensemble definitely was the cream white shirt with the tail at the back. Super simple, absolutely elegant and timeless – that’s how a great wardrobe basic should look like. So where to shop for a perfect shirt like the one worn by Alma Jodorowsky?