New York Fashion Week Series: Rodarte SS15

Fashion Weeks

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I have admired the beautiful, poetic designs from Rodarte for a long time – this season a dazzling array of punky mermaids and glamorous pirates walked the catwalk to the tune of ‘The Big Ship’ by Brian Eno.   “When Kate Mulleavy and Laura Mulleavy were children, their father would take them to see the famed tide pools of […]

The Shoulders Have It: Rodarte for Opening Ceremony

Style

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The ‘shoulder’ tends to re-surface now and then as fashion trend.  Dropped shoulders, off the shoulder, ‘boob tube’ – I’m personally a little partial to the hint of clavicle and bare shoulders.  It reminds me of a carefree summer, the warmth of a hot beach vacation and sultry evenings in mediterranean towns. In an interview […]

New York Fashion Week Series: 3. Rodarte

Lifestyle

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Kate and Laura Mulleavy – the sisters behind Rodarte – have a special place in my heart for their quirky and romantic designs.  I always feel they offer something unique and ethereal season after season and this September was no exception. Opening Ceremony’s blog described Rodarte’s spring summer 2013 collection as “a bit Dungeons and Dragons” combined […]

Nicholas Kirkwood for Rodarte: My Dream Heels

Lifestyle

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Every once in a while, Blog Reader, I am a ‘shoe person’. Though not normally a ‘shoe person’ I occasionally find a pair of heels that make me go weak at the knees.  There are a few brands I look to for footwear inspiration – Camilla Skovgaard, Jerome C Rousseau, Alexander Wang and Nicholas Kirkwood – […]

Monochrome Me: Rodarte X Opening Ceremony & Alice Yim

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I can never stray too far from monochrome for long, Blog Reader.  The sun may still be shining here in New York after my holiday but a little black and white goes a long way both in summer and winter.  I often reach for this skirt, part of the collection that resulted from Rodarte‘s second […]