NYFW SS14: Day 5 Part 2

NYFW SS14

I'll say now that day 5 of NYFW had me confused on so many levels. Not about the collections, they were of a unanimously excellent standard. But about what "girl" I want to be. Rainbow brights, ladylike lace and pretty prints in the manner of Tommy H, Karen Walker and Alice + Olivia or fash forward chic with undercurrents of rebellion in clean lines, leather and mannish shoes a la AllSaints and Phillip Lim. After mulling it over endlessly while I should probably have been doing something more productive I've decided I can't decide and therefore need to build a…

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NYFW SS14: Day 5 Part 1

NYFW SS14

Day 5 got off to an excellent, if horrendously early start. London being 5 hours behind New York time forced me to be at my laptop at the crack of dawn several times during NYFW, never exactly a barrel of laughs. Buoyed up by having actually begun to made a dent in my emails and started to sort out my Paris Fashion Week arrangements (exciting!) I grabbed a venti latte and hopped on the subway uptown for show number one, Tommy Hilfiger. I wore: Boutique by Jaeger dress, Alberta Ferretti for Cutler and Gross glasses, Whistles sandals, Mulberry bag &…

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NYFW SS14: Day 4

NYFW

The fact that NYFW takes place in September and February poses something of a problem, sartorially speaking. In September AKA well and truly the start of Autumn, or as my American friends would say "fall", any self respecting fashion devotee worth their Kenzo sweatshirt should have long since packed away their summery gear. The reverse is true come February but given the fact that the former tends to bring sweltering, muggy heat and the later sub zero temperatures and the odd blizzard, only those who are either incredibly brave or in possession of a driver can feasibly dress for the…

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