resort | emporio armani

With its roomy, pleated trousers and wide-brim fedoras, it’s hard not to see ‘Annie Hall’ when gazing at Emporio Armani resort. As the iconic character in Woody Allen’s 1977 film, Diane Keaton caused a style stir for her ingenious mix of mens and womenswear at a time when slinky jersey dresses were the norm. This …

resort | akris

For resort ’17, Swiss designer Albert Kriemler rolled with a horse racing theme at his label, Akris. See it most prominently in Kriemler’s signature (and spectacular) photo prints that practically glow on a slick Neoprene parka and silk caftan-style dress. There is the Racetrack Print, featuring jockeys lined-up in an illustrated pattern that echoes 1930s …

fall-winter | victoria victoria beckham

Victoria Beckham’s primary collection is known for its ladylike elegance and slinky cuts that are off-set with volume and asymmetry. Her spin-off label, Victoria Victoria Beckham, veers in a delightfully different direction. The overall vibe is more young and whimsical; silhouettes are less body conscious. Where the VB woman never leaves the house without her …

fall-winter | markus lupfer

British designer Markus Lupfer is a master at adding wit and humor to basic silhouettes through the use of print and embellishment. And while this remains true for FW16, the Lupfer girl has grown up a bit; no more Bambi t-shirts or pug sweaters. But she is still the life of the party. The central …

fall-winter | co

Theatricality has always been part of Co’s genetic makeup. The contemporary fashion brand is based in the movie capital of the world, Los Angeles, rather than NYC. The brains behind Co, Stephanie Danan and Justin Kern, hail from the film industry, she was a producer while he was a screenwriter. Together, they founded Co in …

fall-winter | sea

Wide-legged pants look best with they are cut extra long so that they nearly drag across the ground. The folks at Sea know this all too well — just check out their fall-winter lookbook. Nearly all the pants are cut wide, but the styles that are extra slouchy and oversized, with merely the toes peaking …

fall-winter | isa arfen

London’s Blitz club was ground zero for the New Romantic movement of 1979-1980. The scene became known for its glam-inspired, anti-punk music and androgynously-dressed denizens, known as the Blitz Kids. The club was situated between two of London’t most-prestigious art schools (which would eventually merge and become Central Saint Martins) and as such, became a …

fall-winter | area

Since launching Area design studio in 2013, designers Beckett Fogg and Piotrek Panszczyk have built a loyal following of fashion insiders that has grown exponentially since they became finalists in the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund earlier this year. Beloved for their glitzy fashions that feel both throwback and futuristic, Fogg and Panszczyk are experts at manipulating …

fall-winter | cacharel

French fashion house Cacharel has a storied history that dates back to 1958, when tailor Jean Bousquet founded the line and named it after a bird native to his home in Nîmes. Cacharel really gained exposure several years later when one of Bourquet’s seersucker shirts appeared on the cover of Elle in November, 1963. Throughout …

nature’s way

The daughter of an engineer and painter, designer Bri Brant infuses elements from both of these vocations into her handbag line Arden + James. Working with sturdy, natural materials, Brant’s designs are both industrial and artistic, as well as beautifully executed. Every bag is handmade by Brant herself and she uses the materials as her …