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Sophie is rocking this transitional layered look. Mohair is a personal favorite of mine, and it’s a great trend for fall. I love the way Sophie paired her statement sweater with a filmy sheer skirt—it’s such a great way to work fall pieces into a warmer-weather look. Sneakers give the look a little modern sporty flair, while her baby blue bag adds some clean lines.

xo,
Crystal Nicodemus

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Oversized Sweaters | Sheer Black Skirts | Black Nikes

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Helmut Lang Chunky Knit Sweater| Nikki Rich Skirt | Nike Sneaker

Clara said she loves layering for fall. I couldn’t agree more! Autumn is the best season for mixing textures and piling on accessories. Clara’s voluminous scarf and chunky knit sweater had me pining for cooler temperatures. Meanwhile, her casual skirt and white tennis shoes are firmly planted in summer, making this a perfectly balanced transitional look.

xo,
Crystal Nicodemus

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Pink Scarves | White Knit Sweaters | White Sneakers

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Off-duty model style is a genre all its own. Models are immersed in the Fashion Week world on the runway, and yet manage to convey their personal style on the street. This gorgeous gal is right on trend for fall with her oversize knit and leather leggings. Slicked-back hair and a subtle red lip complete the look.

xo,
Crystal Nicodemus

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Oversized Blue Sweaters | Black Leather Leggings | Slim Black Boots

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Diane von Furstenberg Oversize Sweater | Helmut Lang Leather Leggings | Cole Haan Leather Bootie

This look is all about modern, pared-down simplicity. Valerie could be the poster girl for the season with her sweatshirt, culottes and minimalist accessories. Normcore is everywhere! I love how this upscale version of the trend manages to be both classy and casual. Looks like it’s time to find myself some slim culottes at long last!

xo,
Crystal Nicodemus

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White Sweatshirts | Cropped Pants | Pink Patent Leather Pumps

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Helmut Lang White Sweatshirt | Chelsea28 Crop Pants | Sophia Webster Pink Patent Leather Pump

This look is so clean and well-proportioned. Fashion blogger Fer Medina (The Fashion State) says that she loves pieces with interesting design elements, like her amazing skirt. The bold stripe pattern and creative cut make a strong statement. I love that she brought in a little bit of pastel, too, rather than keeping her look all black and white. Those Valentino heels are the icing on the style cake!

xo,
Crystal Nicodemus

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Light-Colored Crop Tops | Asymmetrical Skirts | Studded Pumps

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Helmut Lang Crop Top | Michael Kors Asymmetrical Skirt | Valentino Studded T-Strap Pump

This jet-setting stylist, blogger (Lebrasse) and Aussie-by-way-of-Dubai is having no trouble dressing for this Fashion Week heat wave. Kat’s modern look is a great mix of menswear structure and feminine styling. I love her whimsical clutch and vibrant heels, which add a touch of fun to the ensemble. Her chic blazer vest has a surprise, too; it’s backless! Love, love, love!

xo,
Crystal Nicodemus

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White Vests | Short Patterned Black-and-White Skirts | High-Heeled Blue Sandals

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Helmut Lang White Vest | A.L.C. Chenille Flared Skirt | Steve Madden Blue Suede Sandal

Well look who’s back on The Thread: Anouk Yve (Creators of Desire)! Anouk stole the show in London, and she continues to dominate the street style scene in Paris. She has mastered the effortless, urban chic of a city girl. I love how she paired a boyish combo with sleek leather skinnies and boots. It looks like the hunt is on for a tailored camel coat for me!

xo,
Crystal

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Saint Laurent Handbags | Heeled Zippy Booties | Leather Skinnies

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Saint Laurent Chain Handbag | Steve Madden Bootie | Helmut Lang Leather Pants

Kerry Pieri’s back for more fashion inspiration on The Thread! There’s so much going on in this statement look, from grunge to prep to luxe lady.

You all know how much I love genre mixing, so Kerry’s outfit is pretty much my favorite! Her modern plaid dress is subtly daring and totally gorgeous. And, those Prada heels win the ‘most popular heel at Fashion Week’ award!

xo,
Crystal

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Print Skirts | Platform Peep-Toe Boots | Check-Print Tops

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Helmut Lang Twist Skirt | Topshop Peep-Toe Boot | Topshop Sheer Check Tee

February 7, 2014

Runway Rundown: Helmut Lang

Helmut Lang creative directors Michael and Nicole Colovos never fail to deliver a clean, minimal aesthetic, keeping things fresh with unique textures like draped leather, tulle insets and fur. This season proved not only a study in monochromatic dressing—the all-red ensemble being particularly bold—but also an exploration of graphic, abstract prints.

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Mary O’Regan
Photos: GoRunway.com

Another stunning ladylike look from Paris Fashion Week! Laura is my kind of girl, and I want to copy this outfit from head to toe.

Laura’s unique cat-eye sunnies and box clutch add some quirky flair to her chic black-and-white sheath. And, I have to admit, I wanted to steal those gorgeous silver platforms right off her feet!

xo,
Crystal

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Black-and-White Print Dresses | White Cat’s-Eye Sunglasses | Metallic Platform Sandals

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Helmut Lang Sleeveless Print Dress | Miu Miu Cat’s Eye Sunglasses | Steve Madden ‘Elie’ Sandal