17 posts tagged "Club Monaco"
There’s a heat wave in NYC, and the only places I want to be are inside with the AC on or by the pool. Being the sun worshipper that I am, I would take the second option in a heartbeat. But what to wear by the pool? I take my cues from Lisa Marie Fernandez‘s Resort collection. Last week, when I stopped by to see it, I was surprised by all of the new silhouettes and fabrics that expand upon what she has previously done. Fernandez built her name in the swim market with her neoprene, surf-inspired pieces. This time around, she changed her look completely. The must-have item is the terry-cloth poncho, which comes in colors ranging from earth tones to neon orange. Sadly, we have to wait until November to get our hands on it, but for now, here are two great lightweight options from Lemlem ($200, available at Lemlem.com) and Club Monaco ($98, available at ClubMonaco.com) that will keep you cool right now.
Last week’s unseasonably cool temperatures reminded us that it’s always the right time to be on the lookout for a lightweight leather jacket, even if it’s June. No matter what the weather, a sleek motorcycle jacket proves to be the perfect topper, and model-off-duty Daphne Groeneveld further proves this point. From Sandro to Rebecca Minkoff, we’ve picked four of our favorites to set your sights on, and with their under $1,000 price tags, your hands on, too.
From top left to right: Rebecca Minkoff jacket, $698, available at www.rebeccaminkoff.com; Sandro Veinarde jacket, $577, available at www.us.sandro-paris.com; Monika Chiang moto jacket, $845, similar styles available at www.monikachiang.com; Club Monaco Christy moto jacket, $595, available at www.clubmonaco.com.
Style.com’s roving street-style correspondent, Tommy Ton, is making the jump from fashion observer to fashion designer. Ton teamed up with Club Monaco to design two exclusive bags, which hit the retailer’s stores this week. Both styles—a messenger bag-inspired satchel for women and a backpack for men—are made in British Millerain with leather trim and nickel hardware and retail between $198 and $225. To introduce the bags to the world, the photoblogger slipped a few advance pieces to a few key friends and subjects and did what he does best: begin shooting. Above and below, a few exclusive shots of the bags in action. Continue Reading “As Seen On JakAndJil” »
There is a lot happening with Club Monaco lately, between store openings in Europe and the U.S. and an e-tail shop, set to launch in February 2012. At my Holiday preview earlier today, I had a glimpse of some of its upcoming offerings. While I was lusting over leather motorcycle jackets and cashmere sweaters, the PR manager also reminded me of the repurposed vintage military collection that is about to hit stores this fall. While in London, Club Monaco’s design team hand-picked one-of-a kind men’s vintage military jackets at Portobello Market and reformatted them into parkas, vests, and jackets for women. Each piece has been altered for an updated, modern look, but they have done a good job of maintaining the authenticity of the pieces. The collection ($149 to $199, available at select Los Angeles and New York Club Monaco stores) includes 20 different styles, but the little cropped jacket is my personal favorite.