Monday, February 15, 2010

Fashion Week: Jill Stuart

Hosting a fashion show in the Astor Court of the New York Public Library is quite a statement. Just being there reminds of us of watching Chanel at the Rodin Museum, in Paris. Leave it to Jill Stuart to leap over a bar being held that high. The collection started with a military theme with lots of kelly green and high lace-up boots. The inspiring military boots continued throughout the show but the look took a quick right turn onto rock-and-roll. A combination of tartan plaids, heavy knits, intent tailoring, thick leather belts, metallic and sparkles made this collection a fashion week favorite.

Jill Stuart Fall 2010

Who is the customer: A little bit of up-town and a little bit of rock-and-roll, no country.

Why buy: You know you can rock it.

What to buy: We'll take one pair of those lace-up boots and a chunky sweater with eagle strong shoulders --to go please.



Bypass: Velvet with sparkles is like gilding the lily.

Overall contribution to fashion: Sophistication can be young.

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