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MOST COVETABLE COVER

September is fashion’s biggest month with fall collections hitting the stores, and fashion fans feeling the urge to splurge on wares to take them through the seasons changing. Scoring a design on the bevy of actresses, singers and models that grace the ultra-popular issue’s cover for fashion magazine across the globe is what designers wait for, and with our collection of top name boutiques, The Shops at Crystals designers are no stranger to a front page or two. Here are the top 15 looks you can find here.

              


From top left: Taylor Swift in Saint Laurent, Elizabeth Olsen in Christian Dior, Gigi Hadid in Dolce & Gabbana, Kristen Stewart in Gucci, Emma Watson in Stella McCartney, Katy Perry in Saint Laurent, Imaan Hamman in Christian Dior, Kirsten Dunst in Prada, Anne Hathaway in Christian Dior, Rosie Huntington Whiteley in Prada, Willow Smith in Gucci, Natalie Portman in Valentino, Karlie Kloss in Gucci, Freja Beha Erichsen in Louis Vuitton, Bethany Mota in Dolce & Gabbana
Celebrities / Events / Women's
Caitlyn Steps Out in Versace

For her first award show appearance since her transition, Caitlyn Jenner tapped stylist to the stars Jen Rade (who famously dresses Angelina Jolie) to outfit her in a dress that would make history, and Jenner didn’t disappoint in a faux wrap Atelier Versace gown in pure white. While she looked the picture of poise and confidence, Jenner did ask something from the fashion police before beginning her speech, “Please be kind to me. I’m new at this.” With Versace on your side, there’s no need to worry.


Celebrities / Events / Women's
TAILOR-MADE STYLE

Fashion never sleeps, and this week is dedicated to the intricate and painstaking detail of haute couture. Not every atelier can call themselves couture and strict guidelines, such as employing full-time Parisian artisans, rule which can be defined with the label. With each piece being crafted by hand the one-of-a-kind nature of the gowns dictates that only a select few don the works of art. Here’s who we think these gowns were made for.

Atelier Versace

Donatella Versace went for ethereal beauty in sheer chiffon and floral details, but she didn’t completely abandon the brand’s sexy image, letting skin show through cut out details and high slits.

Jennifer Lopez has long had a relationship with Versace (including her infamous green dress from the 2000 Grammy Awards), and this gown is the perfect mix of refinement and skin for her to slip her curves into.

 

Rihanna’s style runs the gamet from racy to shockingly sweet, and Versace’s mix of a high slit along with a sheer bodice and frothy ruffles are just the right amount of sexy.

 

Elegant with a touch of edge, Charlize Theron is the perfect statuesque star to pull of the cut outs along with the flowing skirt. 

 


Christian Dior Couture

Creative director Raf Simons set the scene for the Christian Dior Couture show from the start with guests seated in a hand-painted greenhouse-like tent in the gardens of the Rodin Museum. The collection featured everything from side-less column gowns to one-sleeved capes slung on models shoulders.

A red carpet darling, Emily Blunt’s fun and always-on-point look is the perfect match for a slightly shorter than standard mermaid shilouette.

 

Taylor Swift has come into her own with her fashion sense, and a couture Christian Dior that acentuates her 5-foot-11-inch frame pairs with her red-carpet style.

 

Stylish simplicity describes Naomi Watts red-carpet looks, and a column dress with hand beaded bodice and sheer flowing bottom would complement that star.

Events / Men's
"That Guy" in SS 2016

With Paris Fashion Week debuting fresh silhouettes and playful prints for men, we sifted through the fashions to find the best looks to be “that guy” you’ve always wondered about.

Events / What's Hot / Men's
TOP 5 STYLE TRENDS

Daring and bold, leave it to the Italians to keep men’s fashion cutting edge. Whether it’s blurring the lines between the men’s and women’s department or transporting you to an exotic destination, these are the top 5 stylish takeaways from Milan Fashion Week.

UNISEX DRESSING

Gender rules are being broken all over the place and fashion isn’t being left behind. From denim cut-off short shorts at Gucci to pencil skirts at Prada (albeit worn by decidedly androgynous female models), the lines between the men’s and women’s department continue to blur.

SHEER SUITING

Known for innovative fabrics, Ermenegildo Zegna used sheer for Spring 2016 with suits that showed skin from the thigh down. They are lightweight without being too revealing, and nicely combat summer’s heat.

LOOSE LAYERS

This trend hit women’s wear hard in Spring 2015, and in 2016 it’s the boys turn to don flowy silhouettes. Fendi sent oversized pocket T-shirts down the runway along with wide leg pants and shorts, while Bottega Veneta paired modish joggers with blazers and oversized activewear.

TRAVEL INSPIRED

Versace went to the Middle East for inspiration putting their presentation on under a Bedouin-inspired tent, and sending extra-long robes reminiscent of thawbs paired with long tees and silky pants down the runway.

 

UPDATED 70s

While Tom Ford went swinging 1960s in London, Bally went for a later decade with a collection full of 1970s references. Matching beige sport coats and pants paired with light turtlenecks, double-breasted jackets and an après ski aesthetic.

 

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