Archive for fall-2014

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Youth obsessed style on a budget: Topshop X Marques Almeida

Call us old-fashioned (circa. 2011), but we still love a good fast fashion collaboration, so the news that Topshop had dropped its latest pairing — with Portuguese design duo Marques’Almeida — had us giving a *whoop whoop in the Brit exports honor.

Perpetually interested in youthful style, Marques’Almeida’s Topshop collection is 68-piece is a celebration of 90′s ‘youth code’ dressing. “We’ve always focused our research around teenagers and what we call the ‘youth code’ of dressing.” a Topshop statement from the duo read, “…working on this collection meant we could go back and dig deep into those archives, finding old editions of i-D and The FaceCorinne Day and Kate Moss shoots.”

Priced between $30 (camisole) and $500 (leather trousers), the line is definitely for the cool kids with plenty of separates that will appeal to the grown-ups too. Think taffeta tops, knit skirts, jersey triangle bras, a monikered denim shift dress, plenty of other denim goods and a few turtleneck dresses. Available online at Topshop.com and Net-a-Porter.com and in global stores now.

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H&M’s Fall Studio collection is ripe for the picking

Do you hear that? That’s the sound of the hearts of a million fast fashion followers thumping with anticipation over the reveal of H&M’s Fall/Winter 2014 Studio collection lookbook, which was recently released.

H&M Studio collection is the beloved brands seasonal line, released on the heels of it’s biannual Paris Fashion Week presentation. That means it’s straight from the runway and into your arms — and with good reason. The fall collection is chock full of winter wear’s cozy knits and dark palettes, while still keeping it’s foothold onto the best of multi-seasonal summer separates like gauzy silk slip dresses, floral maxi’s and bra tops meant to tie into spring/summer’s midriff trend. They haven’t forgotten about the men either — think urban chic sportswear, leather, and big boyfriend sweaters ripe for picking from his closet and putting into yours.

H&M’s Fall/Winter 2014 Studio collection will hit select stores on September 4th — so mark those calendars!

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