I hope all of you are having a fantastic President’s Day weekend. I’m sure its not as good as mine, considering I’m in New York for FASHION WEEK, but I’ll cut you some slack and try not to rub it in.
So talking shop, today I was invited to the opening of the Ports 1961on Ninth Ave in the meat packing district. The store, designed by Michael Gabellini with art done by Mathias Hornung was almost more aesthetically pleasing than the clothes themselves…but not really. The pieces were stunning, impeccably made and modernly classic (yes, I know that’s a paradox but go with it). Afterwards, I hit up Theory across the street and went into Christian Louboutin but got yelled at for trying to take pictures of the shoes…eheh.
Anyway, by far my favorite show yet was Rag and Bone despite my getting lost in Chelsea and ending up having to get in a cab to make it on time. The clothes were absolutely incredible; I realized my old habit of flipping through style.com can in no way do them justice. Featuring lots of slouchy, loose-fitted tops, short skirts, leggings and tailored outerwear in dark neutral tones, the clothes were definitely wearable, trendy and fantastically styled.
Okay so after 4.5 hours of red-eye flying, 7 coffees, 4 shows, 3 cab rides in lieu of subway frustration, 30 degree weather (which is FREEZING coming from a Californian) and 2 very tired feet this is shaping up to be exponentially more exciting than quantifying the day can justify. Well now I’ve got to wake up for a morning show not including the ridiculous amount of time it takes for me to navigate the subway.
P.S. A million apologies for my below par photography. For better Rag and Bone photos go here.
Photo 1: Taken by Linda after our extensive people-watching-style-spotting session.
Photo 2: Opening of Ports 1961.
Photo 3: My (cough) photo taking skills at Rag and Bone,