Nothing says New York like graffiti. These shots were taken in Alphabet City and the Rachel Roy skirt was inspired by NYC graffiti.
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Photos by HZ Photography
Fringe & Pops of Red
Black fringe has been one of my favorite trends to wear, especially when pairing it with my vintage lace-up Manolos. I love adding a pop of red to the majority of my outfits, it is my favorite color to wear. I paired my look with vintage Patrice jewelry from my Grandmother.
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StyleWeek FW2016 Recap
By: Elizabeth McLaughlin & Kaleigh Guay
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Evolve Apparel was sponsored by New Harvest Coffee. Evolue Apparel rescues all of womankind from boring office wear in this collection. The high tall bun reminds us the woman being portrayed means business, although the hoop earring seamlessly transition day office wear to drinks after work. We love this blue floral skirt paired with sash tie collar blouse. This combination gives floral a grown up attitude and is reminiscent of women’s office wear in the 1960s. Another look we can not ignore and pays homage to the funnel neckline dress, a typical style choice of the late Jackie Kennedy. Today the dress is the perfect amount of sophistication and asymmetrical edginess. Wide leg, laser cut, red leather pants are another loud option for business wear. I love the black wrap top paired with these pants, I would wear this anywhere! I was under the assumption leather was an unconventional choice even for business casual attire, these pants make it work! This collection was filled with unexpected silhouettes, fabrics and prints. Specifically our final favorite, the outerwear dress. The fabric appears to be a silk water resistant fiber that functions as a trench jacket and dress. For more laser cut leather pieces go visit Evolue’s website to view more pieces at www.evolueapparel.com. Evolue’s runway show was sponsored by New Harvest Coffee Roasters. They offer Barista training classes and of course, coffee. Next time you are at the Hope Artist Village at 999 Main Street in Pawtucket make sure to get a cup of Joe at New Harvest.
Jeffrey Dickerson sponsored by Trattoria Zooma. Black lipped models graced the runway in Jeffrey Dickerson’s latest collection. With a touch of edgy rocker, shimmer and plaid, there was a look for everyone. Two of our favorite looks were accompanied by outerwear. The first below pairs a shimmery black cocktail dress with a plaid cape style jacket. This chic and a touch of grunge ensemble brings to light that any individual can have more than one style, and mix them together. The three piece blouse, pant and jacket look affords a potential client with versatility. All or one of these pieces can be transformed into a casual or evening look. Our last two favorites have a more formal appeal. The silk blouse with sparkly zigzag pant are consistent with the achromatic grey scheme throughout the collection. This look and the evening dress that follows keeps the sparkles classy and expensive by pairing with a black silk.
Check out all Jeffrey’s pieces from his latest and past collections at http://www.byjeffreydickerson.com/. Have a romantic italian meal at Trattoria Zooma on Atwells Avenue in Providence. Check out their menu at http://www.trattoriazooma.com/ .
Elan Rose presented by The Martini Factory. Elan Rose not only caters to the middle eastern community with her beautiful kaftans and rich colored silk hijabs. There are a variety of pale pastel neutrals, dark neutrals and florals. Our favorite looks incorporated traditional style and inspired style of dress. The variety of fabrics creates a beautiful story with the first look. The floral printed skirt is muted by a sheer top skirt and is complemented by a pink pale pink top and hijab. Pastel colors transition over as well to the next look. Although this time it is paired with an outgoing floral print. Black and cobalt blue change the mood of the collection. The main floral element is still represented but this time in texture. The hijab has been replaced with a wide brim hat and different head covering. Whether you are traditional or inspired by the romance islamic culture Elan Rose’s collection has the right look for you. To see more looks visit https://elanroseboutique.myshopify.com/ . Keep your eyes out for big things from Elan Rose’s sponsor The Martini Factory. This fashion design and manufacturing agency, located in New York has a collaboration planned in the near future with StyleWeek.
Susan Troy sponsored by a Private Donor. Accessories are important to Susan Troy’s latest collection. Each look has a statement neck piece, collar or accessory of some kind. Neutrals are lifted with blue and purple printed floral and copper colored leather. In the first look we love that the fringe collar matches the blue and purple floral print. These colors together are stunning against white. In the next look the print is showcased as a shirt with copper leather skirt and neck piece. The copper color gives an earthy tone achievable with the metallic hue. Had Troy chosen a flat brown or black patent leather the look would not have been as radiant. The copper leather belt and applique enhance the all black wardrobe of our last two favorites. It is no coincidence our attention focuses on the waistline of each two piece set. In the first case the necklace and waist applique frame the oversized knit. Whereas in the last outfit the leather accentuates the waist. To see more of Susan Troy’s apparel and textile designs visit www.susantroy.com.
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