Standard Issue Spring-Summer 2014-2015 Lookbook

Today I bring you this awesome spring-summer 2014-2015 season's lookbook from New Zealand based brand Standard Issue. As you can see from the images below, each product is made of high quality standard fabrics, where the main focus is set on knitwear designs. I personally admire the beautiful cuts and careful manufacture. which make each piece stand out from the crowd. Each look is functional and made with love. Standard Issue is specialized in New Zealand merino and Italian cashmere. Speaking of summer collection, then it consists of versatile basics, which are both functional and stylish.

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Prince paisley dress This dress is cut for a relaxed fit and printed with a bold paisley pattern.

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IVANMAN Spring-Summer 2015 Collection

Ivan Mandzukic behind IVANMAN presented his latest new Spring-Summer 2015 menswear collection during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin. You are about to see classic pieces with minimalistic silhouettes. Here are shown timeless garments, including summer jackets, modern cut shorts and shirts. The color palette includes red, white, green, black and blue. I personally have a feeling of a dapper man who appears in modern clothes, which have that timeless touch and look. All the presented garments are ideal for teaming with classic essentials. I love those geometrical design details, relaxed layers and light knitwear. Wear these gorgeous looks during Fridays and parties.

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How about this bottle green pantsuit, which is ideal for casual parties.
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Kilian Kerner Spring-Summer 2015 Menswear

This time I want to share with you fashion designer Kilian Kerner latest Spring-Summer 2015 collection of menswear staples which were showcased during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin. Every season is inspired by Kerner's emotions, through feelings. This time he was looking to architecture and religion for inspiration. We are about to see vivid pieces, play with transparency, vibrant textile printed menswear casual separates and outerwear, as well as stained glass prints (love each of these crfeations). Love those classic menswear silhouettes which are mixed with modern details.

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Here we see an awesome white sweatshirt in stained glass print, which is paired with quilted short pants and stones embellished slippers.

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Brachmann Spring-Summer 2015 Collection

Jennifer Brachmann behind her eponymous brand Branchmann presented Spring-Summer 2015 collection during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin. The latest line is inspired by retro silhouettes, especially by the 1960s years which were contemporary interpreted. It feels like we see modern Don Draper looks. The color palette comes mostly in neutrals, offering us versatile pieces which are perfect for city life wearing. What I love about the presented looks, then it's the ability of mixing-and-matching of showcased separates for day and night wearing. My personal favorites and standouts from the collection are following: collared shirts, linen suiting, lightweight trenches and relaxed trousers. All in all, Bracmann offers structured cuts, relaxed and modern take on 1960's.

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Here we see a smart-casual blazer in navy color, which is paired with relaxed and slightly baggy grey trousers.

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Barre Noire Spring-Summer 2015 Collection

German label Barre Noire showcased its Spring-Summer 2015 collection during Mercedes-Benz Berlin Fashion Week. New season appears to be fun, urban and youthful. I love the perfect balance of style and function. We are going to see lots of floral prints, clean-cut silhouettes, in other words, Barre Noire offers bold and practical looks for everyday wear. No matter if you are an urban artist or kind of professional, the showcased clothes will for sure make you look vivid, bold and special. As you can see, models appear in brightly printed staples, with clean silhouettes, great combination of prints and colors, which are paired with minimalist sandals and mirrored eyewear. I love that special avant-garde interpretation of Victorian florals, which are combined with tribal and cheetah prints. All in all, new season collection features edgy, sleek and sophisticated clothes.

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The female model appears in monochrome tribal printed shift styled with circled, mirrored sunglasses and tassel detail sandals.

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Marc Cain Spring-Summer 2015

Let's have a look at Marc Cain latest Spring-Summer 2015 collection, which was showcased during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Berlin at the Erika Hess Ice Stadium in Berlin Wedding. I want to share with you my favorite looks from the show, which are perfect for various occasions, starting from work to cocktail parties. As you can see, the make-up and hair are kept simple, where the hair is sleek at the base sleek and combed behind the ears. The color palette combines red, black, white, gold, blue denim, pastels, lime green, grey, pale beige, etc. The prints include polka dots, florals and animal pattern. All in all, Marc Cain is all about romantic and playful looks.

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Eugénie Autumn-Winter 2014-2015 Lookbook

Please welcome New Zealand fashion brand Eugénie, which is a womenswear label based in Auckland. The designer Liz Wilson, was previously Design Assistant to Karen Walker and now she has built her own creative and strong brand. Today, I want to share with you her latest work, entitled 'collection two.' What I love about her creations, then it's the sculptural spirit, which makes her apparel look special, modern, fresh and even sporty. There are pretty over-sized and hyper structured essentials, which look quite masculine to me, though each piece is very bold, strong, and startling.

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Here we see a suit, which is ideal for working hours. Love the belted wrap jacket, which looks very comfy and functional.

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Next Christmas Women’s Collection Show Review 2014

We have chance to see British fashion retailer Next collection which is dedicated to the upcoming Christmas 2014. You are about to see top models, including Bette Franke, Kendra Spears, Anna Rubik, Lara Mullen, etc. The collection was showed in London. Today you are going to see the latest Autumn-Winter trends of women's apparel. So, here are shown faux furs, ethnic prints, lace and classic wintry colors. I personally felt in love with authentic ethnic ponchos, gilets, as well as V-neck jerseys. In addition to the Next show, there was presented a popular line of multi-brand designer clothing, which included Adidas, Diesel, Clarks, Lacoste and Timberland creations.

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Love this fringe-fur poncho-jacket which is paired with striped top which is tucked in velvet pants and worn with black booties.

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Best Looks from Kate Sylvester Spring-Summer 2014-2015

This time I want to share with you Kate Sylvester Spring-Summer 2014-2015 collection, which appears to be quirky, simple and practical. I love that clean and minimalist approach, which is seen in bespoke tailoring and details. As one of New Zealand’s premier fashion designers, Kate Sylvester perfectly balances masculine touches with romantic and elegant femininity. Love those bohemian-inspired prints, exlusive in-house prints and clean tailoring. Hope you will love Sylvester sophisticated and rich looks the same as me.

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How about mixing retro vibes with modern streetwear, by sporting this Mary sweatshirt with Maude skirt which features an eye-catching waistband with belt loops and invisible side zip for entry.

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