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July 30 2014

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20 posts tagged "Emmanuelle Alt"

Tommy Ton’s Best-Dressed Of 2010

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The year in style from the year’s best street-style chronicler. Below, Tommy Ton’s favorite subjects this year. Click here to check out TT’s snaps, and see below for our handy gloss on who’s who.

Giovanna Battaglia: Stylist, honorary Roitfeld (dates Carine’s son, Vladimir Restoin-Roitfeld).

Leigh Lezark: DJ, Misshape, Chanel beauty ambassador.

Vika Gazinskaya (left): Designer of Vika Gazinskaya.

Emmanuelle Alt: Runway stylist for Balmain and Isabel Marant, rédatrice en chef mode (and possible successor to Carine Roitfeld) at Paris Vogue.

Michelle Harper: New York party fixture, muse to designer Victor de Souza.

Yasmin Sewell: Creative consultant, formerly of Liberty of London.

Miroslava Duma: Russian fashion editor, formerly of Harper’s Bazaar Russia.

Milan Vukmirovic: Creative director of Trussardi 1911, co-owner of Miami’s The Webster.

Anya Ziourova: Stylist.

Susan Cernek: Fashion and beauty editor at Glamour.com.

Viviana Volpicella: Assistant to Anna Dello Russo.

Aurora Sansone: Assistant to Anna Dello Russo.

Caroline Sieber: Stylist, Chanel beauty ambassador.

Marina Munoz: Argentine stylist, brow naturalist.

Nickelson Wooster: Men’s fashion director at Neiman Marcus.

Taylor Tomasi Hill: Style and accessories director at Marie Claire.

Vanessa Traina: Downtown fixture, muse to Joseph Altuzarra, contributing fashion editor at T.

Hanne Gaby Odiele: Model.

Guerre: Street-style blogger at Swagger360.blogspot.com.

Shala Monroque: Pop contributor, Miuccia Prada confidante, unofficial first lady of the art world (dates gallerist Larry Gagosian).

Anna Dello Russo: Editor at large at Vogue Nippon, blogger, gift recommender, all-around phenomenon.

Photo: Tommy Ton

Spotted At The Shows: Black And White

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We’ve already established that it’s great to wear white after Labor Day. (Designers have given us umpteen great reasons to, and the only objecting party is likely your rulebook-thumping great aunt—all due respect to the lady, but times have changed.)

That’s what to wear; here’s how to wear it. Editors and stylists hitting the shows in New York and Europe—including tastemakers like Emmanuelle Alt (bottom right) and Kate Lanphear (top)—have been layering white, menswear-style jackets over black. It’s a strong, graphic look, but the classicism of black and white keeps it anchored. What to wear below? More black, of course—unless, like Natalia Alaverdian of Russian Harper’s Bazaar (bottom left), you want to dispense with bottoms altogether.

Photos: Tommy Ton; Alice Bensi / GoRunway.com (Emmanuelle Alt)

In London, A Turkish Delight

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The first day of London fashion week is habitually a bit of a cozy domestic affair, mostly modeled by new faces and attended by assistants, but lo! At lunchtime today the full power of international fashion friendship networking was almost surreally visited upon The Old Dairy on Wakefield Street. There on the runway were Natalia Vodianova, Lara Stone, Mariacarla Boscono, and Natasha Poly. There in the audience, Kate Moss, Carine Roitfeld, Emmanuelle Alt, Stephen Gan, et al. The draw? Not a Londoner but a fresh arrival from Turkey, Hakaan Yildrim, a well-known designer who dresses the high-profile media and social glamorati of Istanbul. His all-guns-blazing debut on the Western runway was, it turns out, thanks to his compatriot Mert Alas (one half of Mert & Marcus), who corralled all his friends’ support. What they saw: well-made clothes in the short-tight-sexy mold, treated to cutting techniques involving rippling stand-up frills; peplums; overlapping, interwoven diagonals; and spaghetti strips of leather. There was a lot of intricate work in it—a touch too much in places—but the quality was inarguable and the styling, with the outcrops of ostrich, puts him somewhere in the slipstream of Riccardo Tisci.

Photo: Courtesy of Hakaan

Blasblog from Paris: Julia von Boehm’s Intimate Birthday

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For Julia von Boehm, the stylist who recently moved to New York, her birthday party Monday night was a major Parisian homecoming—and not just because she was back in her native city. In fact, if she was honest, that wasn’t even such a plus—”I much, much prefer New York,” she admitted. “I actually can’t wait to go back home.” But that was before her present showed up: her brother, who had flown in from Berlin. “I started crying and getting puffy,” von Boehm said of his unexpected arrival. “Which isn’t the birthday-girl look I was going for.” Not that guests at Angelo Sensini’s pad—he co-hosted the fête with Delfina Delettrez—showed any signs of slowing down. As I was leaving, Anastasia Barbieri and Emmanuelle Alt were just showing up, the latter with Mario Sorrenti on her arm.

Photo: Greg Kessler

Blasblog From Paris: Erin Wasson Makes A (Brief) Return To The Runway

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Erin Wasson, the Texas supermodel and current Maybelline spokesperson, is cleverly building a brand for herself. After dabbling backstage for a few seasons, doing a body jewelry collection, and launching her clothing line with RVCA, the one-time model is nearly ubiquitous. Which brings us to Paris. Lest we forget Wasson was first a household name (well, in really fashionable houses, anyway) for actually modeling, her turn in yesterday’s Balmain show—which she closed—was a timely reminder of her humble catwalk beginnings. At the Purple magazine dinner that evening, she divulged she would be making one other strut while in Paris: the Isabel Marant show. “I wanted to get in, and I wanted to get out,” she said. “So I’m launching my collection here on Saturday, and then getting out of town.” Not only does she not miss the panic of a week of shows, but she’ll be heading back to Texas for the SXSW music festival, which she says is like an annual homecoming. Returning to the runway wasn’t that hard, she admitted. “I’ve been to a few shows now, and I still feel weird not being backstage,” she sighed. “Especially at Alex [Wang]’s show. They had Hooters hot wings back there.”

Photo: Marcio Madeira