What to wear for CHristmas
This week my Outfit of The Week mood board owes a thanks to bevy of new designers I spotted on Kleidoo. Always on the lookout for simple pieces, I think this look is a perfect mashup of well-made staples. An oversized sweater and cape would keep any snow bunny warm while the tight (but stretchy) trousers and statement boots prevent the full ensemble from looking too casual.

Beauty-wise, keep to a soft layer of bronze eyeshadow with a highlighted browbone and inner corner of the eye. By adding mascara and a warm-toned pink lipgloss, you have the epitome of almost-natural beauty.

Get the Look:
Azizi poncho
Beinn trousers
Cruba Cape
Sam Edelman Petty Roccia Python Leather Boot

Harpers Bazaar Australia
I can’t help but have a massive girl crush on Miranda Kerr. Not only is she absolutely gorgeous, but she also comes off as a genuinely wonderful and sincere person in interviews.

For Harper’s Bazaar Australia‘s November 2011 cover, she works her signature healthful body to perfection in an amazing piece by Mary Katrantzou. I can’t believe she had a baby less than 12 months ago! Werrrrrk, gerrrrl. The issue is on sale October 5th.

Sofia Coppola

  • Sofia Coppola got married to (Pheonix frontman) Thomas Mars! The blushing bride wore a gauzed-out lavender print wedding dress by Azzedine Alaïa and had her hair wavy and unstyled with a red lip to ice the cake. The groom wore navy and Big Daddy (Francis Ford Coppola) wore a white linen suit and pink shirt.
  • Isaac Mizrahi has announced he won’t be showing at NYFW. He let us know – via video blog – that he will be putting out a lookbook instead, joking that it sounds “more modern…for about one second. Next season we’ll be planning our fabulous Lollapalooza fashion show in 3D.”
  • Karl Lagerfeld is releasing a fragrance called….wait for it…Karleidescope. LOLZ aside, the fragrance is set to be “ultra feminine” and will include notes of violet, patchouli, angelica and freesia that are rumoured to smell different on each woman.
  • Miranda Kerr’s beauty secret? Four teaspoons of coconut oil, taken orally. Now you know. Have a brilliant time trying to locate it after a Victoria’s Secret model endorses it. ;)
  • Almost 300 Cambodian workers fell sick this week at a garment factory that produces goods for Swedish fashion brand H&M. A total of 284 employees collapsed on Tuesday and Thursday at M&V International Manufacturing Ltd in Kompong Chhnang.
  • Zac Posen is taking his show back to New York after moving to Paris a year ago to show his eponymous collection to the European audience. His Spring/Summer 2012 offering will be shown at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall on September 11th. As always, the New Yorker’s diffusion line – Z Spoke by Zac Posen – will be shown in his hometown, as well.
  • Following the raging success of the “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” exhibit, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is suggesting the Costume Institute’s the 2012 exhibit will revolve around Miuccia Prada and Elsa Schiaparelli and will open next Spring. OH, YES.
  • Happy

    We are our harshest critics. Often we see our imperfections as limiting when others don’t even notice them. If you can give up ‘trying to look good’ or ‘trying to avoid looking bad’ and just be authentically who you really are, a new level of freedom and self expression will emerge. You get to be ‘real’ not only with others, but most importantly with yourself.”
    Miranda Kerr

    Met Gala 2011

    Models at The Met Gala 2011

    This week, everyone and anyone in the media eye seemed to have congregated to one location:, the annual Met Costume Institute Gala (or “Met Gala“). This year, the Vogue-created ball celebrated the life and work of the late, great Alexander McQueen and ended up raising $10.8 million for the Costume Institute.

    While thirteen McQueen gowns were worn, the best of the red carpet best are below: View Post