Stella Jean Spring 2012

Inspired by her Creole heritage and her upbringing in Rome, Italian-Haitian designer Stella Jean merges both cultures with traditional wax prints and modern shapes. Her spring collection has me completely consumed by wanderlust, daydreaming of traveling the world in Stella…

Hoss Intropia Spring 2012

I first discovered and fell in love with Hoss Intropia while living in Spain. Season after season, the collections have epitomized incredible romance and femininity. It’s no wonder that the designer behind it all, Paloma Vázquez de Castro,…

Louis Vuitton Fall 2012

Can you imagine a steam engine train pulling onto a runway, inside Paris’ Cour Carrée, with models deboarding in 19th century travel heritage inspired looks? And each with their own porter carrying luggage? Well, it happened – and in…

Isabel Marant Fall 2012

Annie, get your gun – we’re headed West! Only Isabel Marant can transform yoked cowboy shirts, leather gaucho pants, lace prairie blouses, and embroidered suede booties into an incredibly fresh, effortless, and all around covetable collection.…

Moonchild

Thank you, Cosmic Dust, for introducing me to the Parisian label, Moonchild. Their stunning spring lookbook is feeding my obsession of southwestern prints, ponchos, boots, hats, and just about anything with crochet or fringe details.

Jil Sander Fall 2012

Last week in Milan, Raf Simons took his final bow as the creative director of Jil Sander by delivering a collection that was, well, fresh as a sweet Sunday morning. Honestly, I think I fell in love…

Mary Katrantzou Fall 2012

Mary Katrantzou‘s quintessential lampshade-like silhouettes and trompe l’oeil prints have evolved tenfold for fall. Images of pencils, cutlery, coat hangers, old-fashioned typewriters, and circular telephone dials were digitally stamped atop structured dresses with knitted details…

Rodarte Fall 2012

Kate and Laura Mulleavy have done it again with another flawlessly romantic collection, this time influenced by the Australian Outback. 40s inspired silhouettes, crystal studded gowns, coats cinched with western belts, dresses in Aboriginal dotted…