Posts filed under 'Runway to Reality'

Ready Made Outfit: Blazing Your Shorts

 

 From Alexander McQueen’s Spring 2006 Collection

Invoking the spirit of the vintage “English prep
school” look, prominent labels like Alexander McQueen, Dries Van Noten and Alexandre
Plokhov have been doing the unthinkable: combining shorts with blazers.  Actually, it’s not that unthinkable.  AC/DC front man Angus Young is already known
for this signature look.  Even so, it is
possible to achieve this look without looking like a rock n’ roll copycat or
a uniformed boarding schooler.

 

Elite Mirror Aviator Sunglasses | $15 (sale) at 80sPurple

 

 Marc by Marc Jacobs 2-Button Blazer | $179 at Bluefly

 

 

Gazzarrini V-Neck T-shirt | $60 at Yoox

 

 

Spring Grosgrain Belt | $32 at J. Crew

 

Linen/Cotton Weekend Shorts | $60 at J. Crew

 

 

Ben Sherman Sacramento Slip-Ons | $70 at Urban Outfitters

 

Add comment May 3rd, 2006

Runway to Reality: Like a Rolling Stone

Don’t take this homage to the Rolling Stones literally or you’ll be the laughing stock of your circle. Instead, take key pieces – the t-shirt and the blazer (in a different color) – and make your own more wearable version that will translate better on the streets.

Rolling Stones Model

 Photo Credit: Style.com

 Cotton Plaid Two-Button Blazer

Cotton Plaid Two-button Blazer | $250 at Banana Republic

Rolling Stones T-Shirt

Rolling Stones T-shirt | $19.95 at Choice Shirts

Banana jeans

Distressed Black Premium Straight-leg Jeans | $128 at Banana Republic

Robeson Shoe

Robeson City Shoes | $99.99 at Aldo

Add comment January 23rd, 2006


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