Monthly Archives: January 2013

New Shades

Eyewear. Some of the most fashion forward brands currently, are gathered in a very important eyewear company, Safilo Group, that invited us yesterday to see all the new Summer 2013 collections of fashion houses like Dior, Celine, Bottega Veneta, Yves-Saint Laurent, Gucci and Marc Jacobs. I tried on dozens of sunglasses but -given that I’ve grown a small obsession the past few years- Celine were two steps ahead of them all.

 

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Mocha Thursday

Thursday morning in mocha color palette: espresso at home, a different angle of Hilton Hotel and my upper body.

This post is up mainly to show you my new vintage addition: a Versace medusa necklace that I recently acquired from Dezaar, a vintage and second-hand shop at the area of Gazi, where one can find old designer pieces and used high-street brands in excellent condition and in prices one won’t believe. Be prepared to dive into hundreds of clothes and keep in mind to have at least two hours ahead for shopping. Oh, and to whoever gets that vintage Alaia dress: Not to forget to send me a photo.

Here paired with a beige wool Miu Miu boyfriend sweater that I also found at Dezaar.

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Flowers courtesy of Miss-Athenes

Prada for The Great Gatsby

Miuccia Prada has collaborated with Baz Luhrmann and legendary costume designer Catherine Martin to create a bespoke collection of over 40 unique Miu Miu and Prada cocktail and evening dresses for the move “The Great Gatsby”, inspired by selected runway looks from the last 20 years.

Here are the first sketches that Prada just released.

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Knee-length dress in octane-coloured tulle lined in matching silk cady. In the front, tulle is embroidered  with a precious ramage pattern in crystal-coloured Swarovski. The dress’s cuts are highlighted by subtle contrasting details in black silk.

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Orange organza dress enriched with plastic fish scale-like sequin embroidery. Inspired by the Prada  Fall/Winter 2011 collection

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Radzmire dress with bustier embroidered with pearls, stones and sequin fringes. Inspired by a revisited silhouette of the 1920s, it is made contemporary by the use of modern fabrics and embroideries of the 1950s.

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Multi-striped sequins dress with a plastic and trimmings embroidery at the bottom. Inspired by the
Prada Spring/Summer 2011 collection.