During Paris Fashion week, I attended the Redemption Show for Summer 2019. Having gone to their show last year as well ( see my post ), I was particularly excited to view their collection. Creative Director, Bebe Moratti, has a style aesthetic for the Redemption woman that is in line with my own, and based on their previous shows I expected a beautiful mix of elegance, rawness and drama.
Inspired by “the operatic and densely baroque spirit of heavy metal”, Redemption for Summer 2019 was edgy and hard contrasted with sophisticated femininity. The show opened with a group of dancing ballerinas. As the models walked the runway, the ballerinas continued to dance while a mix of heavy metal and classical music pervaded the venue.
Photo taken from my iphone during the Redemption Runway Show in Paris for Summer 2019
The looks were predominantly in black with metallic or crystal/silver detail. This seemingly severe color palette was softened with luxe fabrics, flowy draping and, most importantly, refined tailoring.
The Redemption woman is “a sophisticated image of rebellious elegance”. Their collection for Summer 2019 fulfilled this image, and the show did not disappoint my expectation!
Below are my fave looks from the Redemption show.
Loved the balance of detail for this look. The leopard print gathered into a body-con dress with feminine ruffles as well as a metallic waistband/belt was contrasted with a chic/masculine hat and cropped western boots to die for! In fact, I need to get some western/cowboy boots… right now! 🙂
There were so many looks that were my favorite that it was hard to choose just a few. Below are some more…
Photos (with the exception of photo of dancers) courtesy of Redemption.
Earlier in the year I attended Beauty², a highly curated and specialized trade event for the beauty industry. Of the many impressive beauty brands in attendance, STARE Cosmetics stood out to me in particular. Continue Reading →
The Tadashi Shoji Collection for Spring/Summer 2019 was about hope. From the dress styles, to the choice of fabrics to the intricate design details and, most of all, the message of hope, I loved everything about it! The collection was elegantly glamorous, pretty and magical. Continue Reading →
Whether it’s in New York or Paris (haven’t attended LFW or MFW yet!), one of the things I love about attending fashion week is the opportunity to discover amazing new designers and brands. KÛR by Kasuni Rathnsauriya is one of these brands.
During NYFW this past week, I attended the KÛR show for Spring Summer ’19. Founded in 2009, this clothing line is not new but was new to me. For this season, the collection, referred to as “Compact Traveller”, represented a blend of professional and off-duty looks. Per the show notes, “From office to urban adventures, this is the ‘new way she travels’.” Continue Reading →
The end of summer always comes faster than I want it to and this summer is no exception! There are still lots of things on my to-do list including some things that were purely for entertainment like taking the time to enjoy NYC. If you’re from the area or familiar with NYC, then you know that summer is a weird time here. Compared to the rest of the year things actually seem to slow down (just a little at least) as many of its residents as well as regular population take off for long weekends to the beach and other vacay destinations. I, on the other hand, love to take advantage of this time to appreciate the city when the mood is a little more relaxed. Also helps to be free of all the layers required during the cold weather seasons… 😉
Fortunately, we still have a few weeks left of summer weather. So if you’re in the area, here are my fave things to do in NYC right now.
Well, it’s about time… for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale of course! If you’ve been on social media, you already know this because instagram is flooded with mentions of the sale. And why? Because it IS that amazing.
If you didn’t already know, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is unique, because it offers discounts on current season items (Fall and Summer) for a short period of time. Once the sale is over on August 5th, the items go back up to their non-sale prices. Continue Reading →
Now that it’s finally feeling like spring in NY, I’m especially excited and inspired to embrace spring trends in my outfits. From expected spring trends like pastels and florals (never gets old, right?!), there were many other styles and details shown on the runways and in the tradeshows to make getting dressed for Spring not only fun but easily wearable as well as flattering. Win! Today I am sharing my Spring Fashion Trend Faves to buy and wear now.