LOUIS VUITTON GIVES ITS MIDAS TOUCH TO THE COSMOS
Throughout history, the great masters have interpreted their view of the world above in various ways: from Picasso’s constellation illustrations to Van Gogh’s iconic Starry, Starry Night. Recently, Louis Vuitton also unleashed its own nod to the galaxy, with a new high jewelry collection called “Stellar Times”.
Envisioned by the brand’s resident designer Francesca Amfitheatrof, the Maison gives its Midas touch to the different planets of the solar system, using diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and garnets to embody their beauty. In total, the collection spans seven different themes, each inspired by a corner of the cosmos. Discover our favorite looks from this exquisite new release in our latest luxury review.
CHESS CHIC: THE BEST LOOK FROM THE QUEEN’S GAMBIT
In the past few weeks, viewers (including the team at Shopper’s Alley) have become obsessed over The Queen’s Gambit, the trending Netflix miniseries that follows the life of chess prodigy Beth Harmon amid the seismic shifts of the 1950s and 1960s, both for its accurate portrayal of the game, as well as its magnificent acting performances – by Peaky Blinders’ Anya Taylor-Joy no less. Still, the vintage style is winning the series many fans as well, from the structured coats to the full skirts, and other mod staples emblematic of the Swinging Sixties.
On this latest luxury review, check out our favorite looks from The Queen’s Gambit below!
THE BEST LOOKS FROM NETFLIX’S EMILY IN PARIS
Netflix’s new series, Emily in Paris, has united the jet-setters and fashion enthusiasts with its remarkable shots of Paris’ romantic architecture, a go-getter female protagonist, and her tres chic outfits. The creative genius behind the charming Emily Cooper is none other than the costume designer of the iconic 90s show Sex and the City, Patricia Field. She curated the character’s wardrobe through outfits taken from the 2019 and 2020 fashion trends to help Emily’s bubbly personality shine as bright as the Eiffel Tower at night.
Looking for new style inspiration? Read on this month’s Luxury Review to see some of our favorite outfits from Emily in Paris!
1. Tres Checkered Chic
Emily Cooper is not exactly the type to blend in. Proof? A black and white checkered suit with an eye-catching red beret and a big smile during her French class. Since the outfit is a combination of neutral colors, it helps make the shade of her beret stand out.
2. Dreamy Pastel
Emily definitely got inspired by the Parisienne dessert – macaron – in this style. Veering away from her usual vibrant shades, the charming protagonist dressed up in softer hues: pastel pink Dior beret paired with a light-colored tweed jacket.
3. The Modern Audrey Hepburn
Shopper’s Alley had to look twice when Emily floated down the stairs in a gorgeous headpiece, sultry fur coat, and a long black dress to make sure we are not seeing an Audrey Hepburn twin. The actress, Lily Collins, is known for admiring the iconic Audrey Hepburn so it’s not unlikely that she would pay her a little tribute in this style.
4. Think Pink!
Emily did not only “think pink” but actually embodies it! Her wardrobe consists of pinks in different shades — from coats to scarves. In this outfit, she layered a Fuschia-colored coat with a black and pink fur sweater.
Aside from pink, Emily does the same layering trick in multiple shades of green. She used her neon green coat at the highlight of her OOTD, and it perfectly complements her skin tone. Her love for the bucket hat trend is evident on the green plaid.
6. Thrilling Frills & Plaid
Emily took the Haute risque by pairing frills and ruffles with plaid. With the right accessories, form-fitting trousers, and a cropped plaid blazer, this combination can certainly become your next staple look
Apart from Emily’s innate confidence, the clothes help empower her through her crazy Parisian adventures. Talk to our luxury managers today to help you find a style that will empower you on your own journey towards success. #FindYourLuxury
WORK FASHION AT HOME: STYLISH WAYS TO LOOK GOOD WHILE WORKING FROM HOME
Never have we imagined video calls as an integral part of our life before the quarantine period started. Zoom, FaceTime, WhatsApp, Google Hangouts, Skype, and other video calling apps is now imperative for daily work meetings, and connecting with our family and friends during these uncertain times. With no one to impress and nowhere to go, what does dressing up mean nowadays? The old adage “business in the front, party in the back” is now adapted to suit our current WFH outfit by veering to business wear on top and casual comfort on the bottom. To help you with your fashion dilemma at home, Shopper’s Alley lists down good outfit pairings to inspire you at your most productive and boost your morale!
OUR FAVORITE NEW NORMAL FASHION RELEASES SO FAR
In the world of fashion, September has always been its most eventful month, and in spite of the New Normal, this 2020 is proving to be just as exciting. Apart from the socially-distanced Fashion Weeks from New York to Paris, there are also plenty of limited-edition releases from various heritage houses: think Chanel AirPod cases, Burberry totes, and a supermodel-designed jewelry collection.
Want to know more? Read on in our latest luxury review below!
FRENCH STYLE ICONS WE LOVE
The French women are known for their timeless style, sultriness, and sensibility. The style has served as inspiration for many women who want an effortless-looking outfit even if it wasn’t. Parisian style is about having an understated and restraint look that may not be the most creative but it’s still enviable in its timelessness and apparent ease. From emphasizing attitude over clothing to favoring minimalist basics, Shopper’s Alley lists down the chic women who redefined fashion through their je ne sais quoi attitude!
CHINESE STREET STYLE IS TAKING OVER THE INTERNET
Clips of Chinese individuals sashaying in slow-motion, wearing impeccably cool outfits, and donning face masks like an accessory instead of an impediment have been recently circulating the digital world. If you’re on TikTok, you’ve likely come across some of these impeccable videos as it featured ensembles ranging from discreet, all-blacks to more flashy streetwear looks. While turning the streets into their own runway, the subjects confidently stare directly into the camera as if almost acknowledging our fascinated stares from the other side of the screen. At this moment, we realized the true essence of street style: individualism.
THE LATEST SHOE TRENDS WE CAN’T WAIT TO STEP OUT IN
Here at Shopper’s Alley, we’re always on the lookout for the latest shoe trends, even if we’re all still avidly waiting from our very own homes. Yet in spite of our forced Zoom and PJ’s situation, designers from Milan and New York have still concocted their vision of what lies ahead in the shoe closets of the 2020 and 2021 women. Discover the latest designer footwear trends in our latest luxury review below!
BULGARI, BULGARI! THE NEWEST WATCH COLLECTION AS A STYLISH ODE TO THE 9 FASHIONABLE WORLD CAPITALS
Italian jeweler and watchmaking maison Bulgari unveiled the latest timepiece collection early this year to pay homage to the cosmopolitan spirit of the nine beautiful cities around the world: Rome, Tokyo, Dubai, Paris, London, Ibiza, Milan, Mexico City, and New York. These cities hosted brand events, and are likely to be home to its most ardent fans. Each watch features a sleek matte-black 41 mm steel case, rose-gold indexes, and engraved name of the city along with the brand logo on the bezel.
Frivolous Fringes: The Fun Style Trend As Essential As Shirts & Ties
Right before we were all asked to #StayHome due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the runways of Paris Fashion Week were seeing the emergence of another catwalk-to-closet mainstay: fringes. From heritage house Saint Laurent to Italian upstart label Alanui, the trendy motif is said to send the message of whimsy and frivolity, being just as essential as jackets, shirts, and ties.