When it comes to fashion, we are all inspired by what we see; whether it be a well-dressed celebrity, a blow-your-mind catwalk presentation or even a super stylish every-day passerby.
As fashion editors, we’re moved by all of the above, and then some. We’re exposed to under-the-radar labels; we get a first-hand look at collections months before they hit stores; we’re tapped into brands with chic-yet-cheap offerings and we shop – a lot.
To share our knowledge, FEMAIL brings you Style Swoon, a weekly series of the latest, greatest and on the verge. We hope this Friday series will serve as a buying guide and point of inspiration for the clotheshorses and fashion fanatics alike.
She said yes!
New engagement: After two years of dating Summer House’s Kyle Cooke and Amanda Batula are getting hitched
‘Kyle was really involved in making sure that we picked the perfect stone for her. We spent three weeks finding the most beautiful cushion cut diamond, and then conceptualized a modern and unique Yellow Gold Split-Shank design,’ said jeweler Stephanie Gottlieb
After two years of dating Summer House’s Kyle Cooke and Amanda Batula are getting hitched!
Kyle popped the question this week with a 2.5-carat diamond ring, cushion cut on a split shank band by New York-based jeweler Stephanie Gottlieb.
‘Kyle was so much fun to work with,’ said Stephanie. ‘He knew that Amanda loved my designs and he wanted to make sure that he got this new chapter for them started off on the right foot.
‘He was really involved in making sure that we picked the perfect stone for her. We spent three weeks finding the most beautiful cushion cut diamond, and then conceptualized a modern and unique Yellow Gold Split-Shank design.’
Look good feel better with Lafayette 148
Fashion feels: Lafayette 148 teamed up with Glenn Close’s Non-Profit: Bring Change To Mind for a charity fashion show at their New York Soho Concept Store
For good: Twenty percent of all sales from September 20 until October 20 will go to the philanthropic foundation, whose main objective is to end the stigma on mental health
Front row: NBC News meteorologist Dylan Dryer (left) donned the brand’s Classic Kilim Silk Coleen Dress,
Twenty percent of all sales from September 20 until October 20 will go to the philanthropic foundation, whose main objective is to end the stigma on mental health.
Attendees of the event included fashion insiders, magazine editors, social media stars, NBC News meteorologist Dylan Dryer and Heba Abedin.
Models walked the catwalk in Lafayette 148’s signature cashmeres, sleek coats and chunky sweaters. plaid prints, rich velvets, pops of leopard
Models walked the runway draped in velvet, cashmere and silk; their hair in perfectly imperfect buns and natural makeup.
Lil Wayne’s creative collab
True artist: In celebration of the long-awaited album, Tha Carter V, Lil Wayne has collaborated with 14 of the most influential designers and brands of 2018 on a limited edition collection of merchandise
In celebration of the long-awaited album, Tha Carter V, Lil Wayne has collaborated with 14 of the most influential designers and brands of 2018 on a limited edition collection of merchandise.
The rollout started on Tuesday of this week and items will continue to be released over the next four days exclusively on s
Each design is available for 24 hours only.
Curated by Bravado, the collection started with a collaboration with famed streetwear designer, Heron Preston, Illegal Civilization and Cactus Plant Flea Market.
New collaborations will drop daily at 5pm EST through October 4.
J.Crew’s new release
Chunky Ribbed Crewneck Sweater, $110; Crinkled Maxi Skirt, $128; Crossbody Buckle Bag, $158; Macalister Suede Flat Boots, $158
On Tuesday J.Crew unveiled their newest (and biggest!) Point Sur collection – a brand that the company started to expand over the past few months from feminine knits to flowy skirts, and vintage-inspired denim.
The cute campaign images were shot at the iconic DeLuca Loft in New York City. Models were captured having fun in stylish everyday clothes with a retro flare.
Fifteen new styles launched this week, with prices ranging from $59.50-$178
Pictured: Silk Popover Shirt, $120; High-Waisted Silk Wrap Skirt, $178; Denim Sherpa Swing Jacket, $148. Right: Ribbed Henley Bodysuit, $59.50; Western Hat, $69.50
Pictured: Zip-Up Teddy Coat, $228. The Wide-leg Crop Jean, $128
Chicks for change
Chick Mission had their inaugural gala last night at Cedar Lake event space located in the heart of the West Chelsea Historic District in Manhattan
The non-profit organization focuses on critical issues unique to cancer patients – including fertility challenges that may follow after surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and drug treatment.
Their mission is to ensure cancer patients have a fertility future by educating the community about preservation options and working directly with healthcare practices to provide monetary need-based grants to cover the cost of preservation.
The evening’s cocktail reception included light bites, a yellow carpet for picture taking, and a full bar.
During the main event, founder Amanda Rice, who was diagnosed with cancer three times before the age of 40, gave a touching speech about her personal struggles with the disease and revealed that her fertility preservation coverage was denied by her insurance company.
Amanda’s moving speech was followed up by Chick Mission board member Tracy Weiss who got the crowd riled up to
They raised $124,883 exceeding their goal of $100,000.
The non-profit organization focuses on critical issues unique to cancer patients – including fertility challenges that may follow after surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and drug treatment. Last night’s event included included light bites, cocktails and speeches. Pictured: Tracy Weiss