Designer Spotlight: Au Jour Le Jour

Au Jour Le Jour via Buro 24/7

Au Jour Le Jour via Buro 24/7

Recently, I stumbled across a sushi-printed jacket, and had to track down the designer immediately.  It turns out, the jacket was the product a new fashion label known as Au Jour Le Jour.  The Italian label debuted in 2010 as brainchild of designers Mirko Fontana and Diego Marquez.


Designers Mirko Fontana e Diego Marquez

The designers combine their complementary and diverse skill sets and backgrounds to create elegant, yet quirky and sophisticated, yet totally unique designs.  

Anna Dello Russo in Au Jour Le Jour

Anna Dello Russo in Au Jour Le Jour

Their whimsical prints can be found on celebrities and fashion icons alike, as well as through high-end department stores and prestigious online fashion boutiques, such as FarFetch.

Au Jour Le Jour Menswear

Au Jour Le Jour Menswear

Their lines include both mens’ and womens’ wear, and prices range from $200 to over $1,000.  My personal favorites include this bus-printed skirt, this pair of sequin-embellished denim shorts, and this apple-print playsuit.

Au Jour Le Jour Spring/Summer '15 runway show, via StyleBlazer

Au Jour Le Jour Spring/Summer ’15 runway show, via StyleBlazer

What do you think of their funky designs?  Would you wear them?


How to Wear: 10 Ways to Style Adidas Superstars

Adidas superstars are making a huge comeback, and I love how they are casual enough to be styled with just about everything.  With different styles and colors to choose from, they’re this season’s go-to shoe.  Check out the unique ways to style them after the jump below.

ADIDAS MANIA! What is your favourite?

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The Coolest New Kicks To Step Up Your Sneaker Game

Chanel Fall 2014 Runway

Chanel Fall 2014 Runway

Sneakers have quickly become a huge fashion trend.  Whether worn with a skirt, or played down with a pair of leggings, sneakers are all over the street and the runway.  It’s not surprising, seeing as how the line between activewear and everyday clothing is becoming further and further blurred.


DSquared2 Neon Leather & Nylon High Top Sneakers, $695

DSquared2 Neon Leather & Nylon High Top Sneakers, $695


Balenciaga Bicolor Trainer Sneaker, Bubblegum, $695

Balenciaga Bicolor Trainer Sneaker, Bubblegum, $695

Check out & shop the 20+ featured creations of Kenzo, Pierre Hardy, and Yohji Yamamoto after the jump.

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February’s Most Coveted: Angel Wings

Romeo climbs into the garden of his beloved and tells Juliet ‘With love’s light wings did I o’erperch these walls, for stony limits cannot hold love out.’ 



Most females (and men) out there are in awe of the beauty of the Victoria’s Secret angels, as well as the creativity shown in each of their annual fashion shows.

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2014

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2014

Taking some fashion inspiration from them, along with the genius known as Sophia Webster, angel wings are a beautiful complement to the season’s ethereal mood.  From earrings to vests to heels, and from angel to butterfly to dragonfly wings, these romantic details add a subtle feminine touch to any outfit.

SOPHIA WEBSTER 'Evangeline' sandals, $560

SOPHIA WEBSTER ‘Evangeline’ sandals, $560


Roberto Cavalli 'Hera Wings' chain shoulder bag, $1,937.96 now $1,356.57

Roberto Cavalli ‘Hera Wings’ chain shoulder bag, $1,937.96 now $1,356.57


CristinaOrtiz 9-karat rose gold diamond large ear cuff, $9,500

CristinaOrtiz 9-karat rose gold diamond large ear cuff, $9,500


Etro Silk-embroidered cotton-twill vest, $2,610

Etro Silk-embroidered cotton-twill vest, $2,610


Garrard Yellow Gold & Black Diamonds Ailes Necklace, 15000 €

Garrard Yellow Gold & Black Diamonds Ailes Necklace, 15000 €


Honor Dragonfly wings-print silk skirt, $1,995 Now $598

Honor Dragonfly wings-print silk skirt, $1,995 Now $598


Elise Dray Rose Gold & Diamond Pavé Phalanx Wings Ring, $5,442.11

Elise Dray Rose Gold & Diamond Pavé Phalanx Wings Ring, $5,442.11

What do you think of the wing-inspired accessories and apparel?  Which are your favorite pieces?


Hair How-To: The Low Messy Bun

Messy buns, the simple go-to hairstyle of celebrities, businesswomen, and the rest of the female population alike, look effortlessly chic and carefree.  Meet the low messy bun, a quick variation of the classic mess, yet with a new element of the same bohemian vibe.

Camilla Pihl

Use a texturizing spray (I highly recommend the cult classic from Oribe) to create beautiful beach waves.  Then, gather all your hair from behind, fold in half, and use a hair band to secure the bun.  Voila!

Camilla Pihl

Photos via Camilla Pihl

What are your favorite go-to hairstyles?

Street Style: The Hottest Looks from London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week began last Friday, and, as any fashioniado knows, what everyone is seen wearing in the streets is equally as important as what is being seen on the runway.

Check out the hottest looks below and find where to shop the pieces for yourself by clicking on the links underneath the photo.


Poppy at LFW

Poppy Delevingne

LFW: Street Style
Wendy H Gilmore at LFW

Wendy Gilmore

LFW: Street Style
LFW: Street Style
LFW: Street Style
LFW Street Style
Yasmin Sewell at LFW

Yasmin Sewell

Nausheen Shah at LFW

Nausheen Shah

What look is your favorite?

Street Style: 7 Quintessential Fashion Accessories

The most popular staples in fashion right now:

celine phantom & valentino rockstuds

1. The Bag:

The Celine Phantom Bag


The days of the street style starlet clutching her Chanel 2.55 quilted bag will never be gone; however, the oversized (and mini!) Celine Phantom bag somehow turns any regular outfit into a fashionable masterpiece.

2. The Heels:

Valentino Rockstud Heels

valentino rockstud heels

From diamond-encrusted to black leopard print calf-hair, Valentino Rockstud heels are a street style starlet’s best friend.  The cage gives off major sex appeal, while the pointy toe elongates legs, all while looking amazingly chic, which makes for a heel that men and women both adore.

3.The Cashmere Scarf:

Burberry Scarf


Cozy and chic, this scarf is classic.  It looks perfect paired with a Burberry trench, and perfectly edgy when combined with a leather jacket.

4. The Belt:

Hermes ‘H’ Buckle Belt


Originally we were coveting the Birkin, but now there’s an obscenely long wait list for the Hermes “H” belt.

5. The Silk Scarf:

Alexander McQueen Skull Scarf


This classic skull scarf is the epitome of Alexander McQueen chic.

6. The Watch:

Bulgari Serpenti Watch


This modern reinterpretation of Elizabeth Taylor’s vintage Bulgari watch quickly became the new arm party.

7. The Random Coveted Accessory with Eyes & Fur:

Fendi Buggies

fendi buggies

These little grumpy looking furry buggies quickly sell out every season since they emerged on the street style scene, and are only getting more and more coveted.

What are your favorite fashion staples of today?

Straight From NYFW: Awesome Street Style

Originally posted on StyleCaster:

For street style fans, what environment could possibly be better stomping grounds than Fashion Week, the seasonal spectacle where editors, insiders, and trend-setters converge on New York, Paris, London, and Milan to see the latest designer collections?

MORE: To Discuss: Is New York Fashion Week Losing Its Relevance?

As expected, the fourth and fifth days of New York Fashion Week featured some pretty big and buzzy shows—3.1 Phillip Lim, Carolina Herrera, Karen Walker to name a fewand brought out big-name editors and insiders (Grace CoddingtonMiroslava Duma, Richard Chai, Gaia Repossi, Anna Wintour) celebrities (Dita Von Teese), and New York personalities. Of course, the shows also brought out folks whose names we don’t know, but impressed us with their serious fashion chops.

MORE: Insane NYFW Street Style: Days 3 and 4

Click through the gallery above for a selection of more awesome street style…

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Street Style: The Man Bag

A recent trend I’ve noticed is the Man Bag.   Sure, men have carried around briefcases and backpacks for centuries, but the man bag seems to be replacing both.  The reason for this is because bags can carry more than what you can fit in your pockets, a brief case is a bit too formal, and backpacks are rather inconvenient- having to unstrap and stop to get something out is anything but easy.  The Man Bag is especially helpful for New York City, where you learn to expect the unexpected.  Check out these photos of some awesome Man Purses, er, Bags I snapped recently while wandering around West Village in Manhattan.

Bag from Longchamp Paris

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NYC Street Style: East Village

In the past few weeks, the streets of New York City have been bustling with fashionistas from around the globe.  Some of the latest fashion trends I’ve noticed have been ombre colors, patterned jumpsuits, and bold stripes.  Here are some of my favorite looks from the East Village in Manhattan.

Camisha, wearing: Her sister’s tank top and thrifted harem pants

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