The new Celine with no accent and no Phoebe Philo was the much-anticipated show at Paris Fashion Week. It is now Hedi Slimane’s Celine. The only pre-glimpses to his collection were seen on the arm of Lady Gaga, who was sporting the 16 bag at the Venice Film Festival and then prior to the show, Korean pop star, CL posted a very stylish pic of herself with Slimane’s quilted box bag with the letter C on the clasp.
Changing guard is often hard. Phoebe earned a devoted following with her feminine, sophisticated designs that made women feel strong and confident. Hedi Slimane has a different aesthetic and not much different from his Saint Laurent days. The new Celine appears to be very rock’ n’ roll worn by thin models ready for a night out but this isn’t terribly new to the fashion scene. I am in the Phoebe camp 100% but in all fairness these are tough shoes to fill when you are nostalgic for the past because it was so damn good. At the moment I am not a fan of the new Celine. isostilo will remain open-minded for the future of Celine. With that said, the one piece from this collection that is eye-catching are the black tapered trousers with the geometric shaped oversized pockets.
Bucket hats are back. I’m not sure if isostilo can pull this off but certainly many fashionistas are rocking them at the moment. If I were to pick one then these are my players for you and me. Since it is raining today the green hunter Acne would be most appreciated.
Italy delivered some bold street style last week. Here our some isostilo’s favorites from Milan’s fashion week. Bright neon is winning my heart at the moment. Inspiration is off the chart. Time to let loose with your personal style. BTW add some green to your life. Totally respecting how it takes on different personalities in some of these images.
After seeing all the pics via Instagram and Vogue Runway, you can not deny that Marc Jacobs was a hero at NYFW. He delivered a big, bold, and bright collection with exaggerated detailing, over sized ruffles, and show stopping hair. It is sophisticated, feminine, sexy, mysterious, and playful. I love the pastels from top to bottom. Candyland and Wonderland with a sprinkle of glitter and magic. Fashion at its best.
As I was searching for some inspiration for possible new sunglasses, I came across style icons Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway in The Thomas Crown Affair (great movie and will watch again on my upcoming trip). Not only the eyewear but the fisherman sweater, trench, headscarf, and neutral tones have me thinking they exude cool, perfect style. These pics also reaffirm that all these pieces should be in everyone’s wardrobe. They are timeless and classic. What else can I say? I just recently checked off the fisherman sweater and love it. I will be trying on the SM iconic style Persol’s 649- Originals as well as the ISBA from Oliver Peoples. Trenches and scarves, every stylish designer has their take in this department. So find your favorite and it will be worth the investment.
Hard to think about the Fall, but Céline Fall 18 has me weak at the knees. The oversized trousers and sweaters, the wide-ass-belt, and the leather dress speak to me on every level. The Neutral tones are classic and reflects a clean design. The pop of hot pink is sexy. I am a super fan of the oversized trouser that goes straight to the floor. Just walk on clouds from location to location to not dirty them (but maybe a little dirt would give them more grit). Swing the bucket bag all day long and right into evening. The ankle booties are ridiculous! Not wishing summer away but always fun to see what is in store. It is all in the details and need a few more 0s in my bank account:)
images from Céline and all pieces are admired by isostilo
Jane Birkin is without a doubt a style icon. The pictures say it all! Her timeless and classic beauty inspires all (isostilo included). She has an effortless and natural demeanor of the girl next door. Her simple style takes her from city cool to beachside casual in simple classic pieces. Her basic white tee-shirt paired with a fringed denim is edgy, sexy, and sweet all at the same time. Always feminine but the rolled up shirt sleeves coupled with layered necklaces take the look into new territories. Her style is hers and Jane wears the clothes. Her casual elegance is perfection! The basket bag never gets old. The five summer styles pictured above show all the basic pieces one needs in their closet: tee-shirt, white button down, denim of your choice, espadrilles, simple bikini or a simple black one piece , and a woven bag. (Madewell, J.Crew, Net-A-Porter, and Mango are always good places to start your search)