Sometimes you see something fab, but then again, you feel like it’s probably way too specific to make it a reality in your life. Take Esteban Cortazar’s cape-like, flowing chiffon top: When you first see it, you might think “one-night stand,” but this is a piece that’s down for some commitment.
Leave it to Rachel Zoe to make sequined sweatpants look sophisticated. Her casual California cool never comes without an air of elegance. We saw the usual suspects (jumpsuits and maxi dresses) as well as some welcome newcomers (long denim skirts and polished laser cut jackets).
For Spring 2014, Vera Wang tackled active wear, and considering she’s Vera Wang, wedding dress designer extraordinaire, it’s less active and more silk gauze. The show started off with a lot of black, and even though it was sheer and soft, the opening numbers felt too somber. Fortunately the tide quickly turned back to the light, airy romanticism we associate with Vera.
Anytime a show is called “Oasis,” expectations are going to be high, but of course DVF had no trouble delivering. From flowing maxi dresses to jean skirts to shift dresses, her Spring 2014 collection was relaxed, yet flattering. What more would you expect from the woman who gave us the wrap dress?
What are your 4th of July plans?? I’m hosting a BBQ/pool party, so I have to make sure I’m dressed for the occasion (a.k.a. patriotically and comfortably – hosting calls for a lot of rushing around). Just because the look is casual doesn’t mean it can’t be fun, though.