workwear

Confezioni Crosby SS 13

they have done it again. Confezioni Crosby, who i have featured numerous times, has a beautiful new summer collection that will make you want to go on holiday forever.

Confezioni Crosby is a collaboration with a historic New York based manufacturer of mens uniforms and traditional work garmets. The idea was born from the challenge of transforming real american work wear into every day clothing for women, changings its proportions and fits and adding touches of softness and femininity. It is a contrast that throws the idea of functional clothing into an unexpected key, giving it a new meaning.













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variations on a theme

kirsten dunst attended a couple of shows during NY fashion week, this outfit was just perfect…

SHIRT – day: marc jacobs (american apparel has a nice budget option) / night: see by chloé – PANTS – day: tsumori chisato / night: alexander wang – SHOES – day: asos / night: isabel marant

i tagged along on a shopping trip with one of my best friends this weekend who was on a mission to find smart pieces that she could wear to work, that could also be versatile enough to use in day / night outfits. we actually man-handled those exact isabel marant shoes (amazing in blue, and i’m 99% sure they’re the same ones kirsten is actually wearing.)

that being said, this is the kind of outfit i would wear to work if i needed to push the smart scale up a couple of notches. then again i think it works beautifully for a night out too, as is the case with kirsten. any kind of menswear is awesome to me – and you can’t go wrong with a fitted white shirt (the peter pan collar is a nice girly touch without the frills.) probably the best thing about the entire outfit is the fact that she doesn’t need to wear a belt – perfect fit and tailoring

perhaps this is a bit of a ‘no duh’ post, but i think it’s important to remind ourselves of the simplicity of a good shirt.

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