Two iconic designers, two very different styles... Both rule the runway at London Fashion Week! From the laid back Summer stripes of Paul Smith to the rock n' roll, Studio-54 style of Tom Ford - Spring/Summer 2015 Collections portray a wide variety that we are completely obsessed with!
Paul Smith's aesthetic is all about the stripe, the floral and the office chic looks. With a palette full of taupes, light blues and blush roses, Smith had to keep things interesting as he turned to fringes, tuxedo lapels and drop hems. Adding touches of feminity throughout with panels of sheer silk on skirts and blouses, pink and blue stripes on fringed tank tops, and flowy dresses with pleated and dropped hems that are perfect for Summer.
While on the complete oppostie side of the spectrum, Tom Ford presents a risque, sexy, rocker-chic collection full of black leather, dark sequins, blocky heels, opaque tights, flaired pants with messy teased hair and sunburst pasties... yes, we said pasties! Models strutted down the runway in second-skin pantsuits, skirts so short you can see the top of the stockings and sheer, sheer and more sheer everywhere! In true Tom Ford fashion, his "message continues to be that you can write your own rules."
View the entire collection here.
The Emmy Awards is the Oscars of the television world - a night when America's small screen stars take the focus from their big screen counterparts.
The fashion choices of this year's nominees were as varied and specific as their performances. Leading the pack in a vibrant orange dress with a thigh-high slit was Kerry Washington wearing Prada, while Gwen Stefani glittered up the scene with a modified two-piece number embellished with peekaboo metal hardware from Atelier Versace.
From the daring colors and textures to the conservative black and white gowns, Sofia Vergara lite up the red carpet in an all-white, structured Roberto Cavalli gown with silver accents while Lizzy Caplan wore an elegant black and white silk gazar with high neck criss-cross straps and open back from Donna Karan Atelier.
See all the chicest looks from the biggest night in television here.
Get ready to make a statement all season long with the ultra-chic women's accessories and the sporty styles for men as you make a statement in Tom Ford from head-to-toe. For the women - between the lace tops, full sequin dresses, cheetah print Alix bags and cowboy boots with gunmetal heels, you will be the definition of fierce. For the men – Fall is about an emphasis solidly on sportswear, "to capture the other side of my customer's life," as Tom Ford sagely puts it. Between the high top sneakers and grey suede duffle bag, you will look dapper all season long. Also, delete the image of the "Edward" boot.
New for Fall 2014, TOM FORD launches a range of unique and luxurious sneakers. Available in high and low-tops, there are 7 different colours in leather and 5 in velvet.
The handcrafted shoe is an emblem of luxury menswear. Each sneaker in the collection is made in Italian workshops over a one week process of stitching, polishing, and resting the leather. Artisans from second and third generation cobbler families produce eighty percent of the object by hand. The highest grade European leather, taken from the middle and most prized layer of the hide, is tanned with vegetable oils, waxes, and minerals and tinted with vegetable dyes to render leather that is supple, shiny, and strong. The shoemaker lightly irons and hammers the upper onto the last, which softens and shrinks the skin. It is then left for ten days, so that the shoe takes its shape slowly and deliberately. The sneakers are then hand polished in a process that takes 3 days to achieve a deep patina that is particularly noticeable on the toe. This authentic and time-tested process ensures a fit, comfort level, and longevity far superior to conventional ready-to-wear footwear.
The velvet version is soft, smooth and has an added depth of colour when it catches the light. Both versions are complimented by a white rubber sole and finished with the same attention to detail and handwork as all TOM FORD products.
Out with the old and in with the shiny and metallic!
Shimmering fabrics and shiny accessories are all the rage on this Spring season. With metallic all around, there's no need to save your flashy fashion statements until after dark. Here are the hottest metallic trends straight from the runway to wear at all day and night.