Paris Fashion Week Wrap-Up. Favorite Work Looks from the Parisian Runway.

by Rachel Yeomans | October 10th, 2009

What an amazing and exciting week that was Paris Fashion Week. The shows were breathtaking, the clothing was beautiful, and I can’t think of a better way to boost the spirits during this weather-changing down economy. How to continue that spirit boost but see which looks I can take with me from the runway into… Read more…

Elie Saab Showcased the Woman Wearing the Dress, Not the Other Way Around. Paris Fashion Week Review

by Rachel Yeomans | October 10th, 2009

Never underestimate the power of the dress. And that’s simply it: the dress. No crazy patterns, no plunging necklines, no mini mayhem. It is fantastic to walk into the office with a statement fashion piece or accessory on a given day, but there’s nothing like walking into the office with that simple look that causes… Read more…

John Galliano Creates a New Post Work Hour Look? Paris Fashion Week Review

by Rachel Yeomans | October 10th, 2009

After the working day, many of us have pondered how we are going to pull off going from corporate to cocktail. Do we wear the little black dress under the little black blazer and then figure out where to stash the blazer upon arriving at cocktail hour? Do we store our work pumps in our… Read more…

Hermès Takes it to the Courts – the Tennis Courts That Is. Paris Fashion Week Review

by Rachel Yeomans | October 10th, 2009

Jean Paul Gaultier recognized during this year’s Paris Fashion Week that life doesn’t have to be all work and no play. With the spring 2010 Hermès collection, he took the working wardrobe to the courts – the tennis courts that is. Tennis has always been one of the favorite lunchtime and post-work activities for the… Read more…

Miu Miu May Make the New Office Staple. Paris Fashion Week Review

by Rachel Yeomans | October 9th, 2009

Miuccia Prada took the working look to new embellished heights. Of course, how can we be surprised. The Miu Miu spring 2010 collection showcased during Paris Fashion Week took the dress, collared shirt and cardigan and made them the glamours office staples they have always striven to be. These looks may not be 100% work… Read more…

Kenzo Shows Some Past Attributes to Inspire Our Future Work Fashions. Paris Fashion Week Review

by Rachel Yeomans | October 9th, 2009

The Kenzo spring 2010 collection gave me a new insight into the potential of the working wardrobe. Antonio Marras has shown me that mixing patterns really isn’t that bad, and that the ‘80s suit apparently did have some good qualities. Luckily there are people like Marras to inspire me into adding a few pieces of… Read more…

Agnes Trouble Goes from Work to Play in Strong Chic Style with Her agnès b. Spring 2010 Fashion Collection from Paris Fashion Week

by Rachel Yeomans | October 9th, 2009

The setting to show the spring 2010 collection of agnès b. couldn’t have been more appropriate. Set among sculptures and paintings during Paris Fashion Week, Agnes Trouble showcased a fantastic collection of strong straight lines with just enough soft thrown in. Her show concluded in a sunny garden with some looks that wrapped up both… Read more…

Chanel Spring 2010 Collection Worked Paris Fashion Week Even from a Barnyard

by Rachel Yeomans | October 8th, 2009

You can take Chanel to the barnyard but no venue could ever overshadow the design’s position in the fashion world. I remember hearing a broadcast news story on discounted workwear, and the newscaster chimed in, “Well this doesn’t count; it’s Chanel!” As shameful a plug on her fashion attire, the newscaster reminded us all that… Read more…

Planning Ahead for Casual Friday: Parisian Chic

by Rachel Yeomans | October 8th, 2009

I’m getting a bit anxious for the weekend. With the excitement, why not plan my outfit for “casual Friday” tomorrow? With a nod towards Paris Fashion Week, I took the inspiration from Net-a-Porter for a casual Parisian chic look. Would you don this Casual Friday look?

Stefano Pilati Put Some Parisian Romance into the Yves Saint Laurent Spring 2010 Collection. Paris Fashion Week Review

by Rachel Yeomans | October 8th, 2009

Stefano Pilati declared that interoffice romance should be applauded and embraced — with fashion that is. The looks that you can take to the office from the spring Yves Saint Laurent spring 2010 collection have an air of lightness to them, as if you can float across the hallway versus clomping through in mary jane… Read more…