One of our favorites, Charles Dieujuste, is new to the scene with hollywood inspired feminine gowns that make one swoon with adoration. The modern yet sophisticated dresses embody a world of glamour and prestige. With an array of textured details and brilliant color selections, use of silk georgettes, matte jerseys and chantilly lace, the textile assortment exemplifies both elegance and grace. Dieujuste’s luxurious looks including exposed backs, high slits and modern fit hug the feminine silhouette encompassing the delicacy of the collection allowing for just the right amount of skin exposure and sex appeal. The designs are well draped to complement the feminine form and make a woman feel like a well-dressed lady. For more on the collection, check out the site: www.CharlesCDieujuste.com
Deola Sagoe, a true visionary stands out with her strong signature designs, elegance and attitude. Her designs provide a couture experience of east meets west. Drawing inspiration from traditional Nigerian fabrics and cuts and western aesthetics Deola Sagoe has created wearable works of art. Her most recent collection included pieces created with adire fabric which is hand dyed in Nigeria by the Yoruba women. Deola Sagoe’s notoriety, much like her aesthetic has gone beyond the African continent. Aside from featuring collections in New York and Cape Town Fashion Weeks, she was the recipient of the MNET/Anglo Gold African Desigs 2000 Award, in which she was nominated by Andre Leon Talley.
CLAN is owned by sisters Teni, Tiwa, and Aba Sagoe the daughters of Nigerian fashion designer Deola Sagoe. The newest line was a collection of sexy high glamour silhouettes composed of peplum details, thigh high slits, and stream line pant suits. “CLAN Classics, exhibiting our timeless pieces. These pieces will be available all year round in chosen variations and upon personal requests.” – Teni Sagoe Both lines previewed will be exhibited at New York The collection which features thigh-high slits, peplums, pant suits, asymmetrical cuts and plunging necklines will “be available all year round in bespoke variations upon personal request.”
Selena Gomez has been very stylish lately. Recently seen out in LA wearing the Sister Jane pink fringe jacket from the Candy Canyon collection, available at Topshop. Her low key demeanor and signature style keep us coveting her killer looks. We grabbed this look from her instagram, the nude pumps and ripped denim are a nice touch, giving us a balance of Posh and Playful.
Owned by sisters Teni, Tiwa & Aba Sagoe – daughters of Nigerian fashion designer & icon Deola Sagoe, the label is giving us clean and sexy silhouettes with asymmetrical cuts, plunging necklines, peplum details, thigh-high slits, cut-outs, pant suits and accessories that all tie into its theme of old Hollywood glamour. They also named pieces after Hollywood’s most iconic females including Audrey Hepburn, as well as other interesting names including Melaina,Kalliope, Kassandra and Erika. Deola Sagoe pieces are 100% Nigerian made, the material being the factor that stands out. The beautifully hand dyed Adhire material brings a huge amount of culture to the pieces, as they are hand dyed by the ladies in the villages, which really gives them a sense of empowerment.
The New York collection preview details are as follows:
July 28, 2014 Trunkshow/Presentation 7PM *cocktails provided
118 Orchard Street New York
RSVP: [email protected]
Gisele Bundchen poses for Sonia Rykiel’s Autumn-Winter 2014-15 ad campaign. Shot in black and white by Juergen Teller and tastefully styled. She’s the star of these minimalistic snaps, very carefree without makeup. The German photographer chose to immortalize the authentic beauty of Gisele with a studio backdrop to offset the artistic designs. For more on Sonia Rykiel visit their site.