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February 9, 2014

Runway Rundown: Thakoon

From puffer jackets to cropped capes, Thakoon Panichgul presented a smart and bright take on cold-weather dressing. The Thailand-born, New York-based designer proposed innovative ways to layer and served up timeless outerwear pieces that will endure for winters to come.

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Editors, bloggers, actors, models—the front row at Fashion Week always turns up a bevy of familiar faces. We found some of our favorites at a few of the season’s top shows.

Christina Ricci and Rashida Jones at Thakoon (See our backstage coverage at the show)

T style director Kate Lanphear and brand consultant Michelle Harper at Thakoon

Fashion consultant Yasmin Sewell at Thakoon

Kyle Anderson of Marie Claire at Thakoon

Bloggers Natalie Joos and Bryanboy at Rebecca Minkoff (See our runway coverage of the show)

Miroslava Duma of Buro 24/7 and blogger Leandra Medine at 3.1 Phillip Lim (See our photos from the show)

Blogger Rumi Neely at Yigal Azrouël (See our photos from the show)

Model/blogger Hanneli Mustaparta at 3.1 Phillip Lim

Mary O’Regan

Join The Thread backstage at the Dia Art Foundation in Chelsea as Thakoon Panichgul prepares to show his spring/summer 2014 collection. Watch the Thai-American designer, who will celebrate a decade in fashion next September, begin an artful and enlightened conversation on luxury and the kind of refinement defined by the bare essentials.

Model Marikka Juhler exudes a fresh face for spring.

Estonian stunner Elisabeth Erm.

South Korean-born model Sung Hee Kim appeared in the Miu Miu resort ’13 campaign shot by Steven Meisel.

Another Miu Miu face: Anne Verhallen from the fall/winter ’13 campaign.

Martiniquan catwalker Cora Emmanuel gets the head-to-toe works.

For the NARS-created looks, British makeup maven Diane Kendal leads the team.

Thakoon and team concentrate on the show run-through.

Models zig-zag in unison.

Also an Oscar de la Renta fall ’13 campaign star, Kate Bogucharskaia has a look that shines so bright.

Luxe statements come in subtle forms for Japanese model Chiharu Okunugi.

Noted Japanese jeweler Tasaki collaborates yet again with Thakoon on crossbody bags that feature striking pearl chains.

Until we meet again on the runway! #Thakoon.

Qianna Smith
Photos by Fernando Colon

Get the look, and see Backstage Beauty coverage at the Fashion Week shows on our Beauty Blog.

Lily is a street style star: Everyone clamors for a photo when she walks by. She has an effortless sense of style, and looks chic no matter how hot it is!

Lily’s poppy floral trousers and pleated top were perfectly suited to today’s high temps. Don’t forget to spot her lace-up stilettos and box clutch, either, as those are two emerging trends this season.

xo,
Crystal

Shop similar styles:
Printed Pants | Red Pumps | White Designer Tops

Shop our Editors’ Picks to re-create this look:

3.1 Phillip Lim Track Pants | KAMALIKULTURE Pump | Thakoon Sleeveless Blouse

Lookbooks are one of the best parts of the resort season, which kicked off earlier this month. It’s fun to see the different models and settings the designers choose, like Joan Smalls on a rainy city street for Givenchy or Hanne Gaby Odiele against stark white walls for Theyskens’ Theory. We’ve culled a few of our favorite shots from the new collections below.

Hero

Pleats and leather at Alexander Wang.

Head-to-toe zig-zags at Proenza Schouler.

Lustrous black leather at Helmut Lang.

Graphic prints and leather details at Opening Ceremony.

Slouchy trousers and sweeping hemlines at Theyskens’ Theory.

Sailor stripes and bra tops at Marc Jacobs.

Rich draping and oversized ruffles at Lanvin.

Tropical shadows and exposed midriffs at Jason Wu.

Dainty floral prints at Erdem.

Autumnal hues and Asian-style silhouettes at Marni.

Slivers of skin and black and white at A.L.C.

Busy prints and hints of goth at Givenchy.

Pinstripes and lace at Thakoon.

Sporty meets sheer at 3.1 Phillip Lim.

Sculptural shapes in black and white at Balenciaga.

—Mary O’Regan

February 10, 2013

Front Row at Thakoon

Here’s who we spotted front and center at today’s Thakoon show. (See also: our Thakoon runway coverage.)

Christina Ricci and stylist Brad Goreski

Harper’s Bazaar style director Joanna Hillman

Blogger Leandra Medine

Brand consultant Michelle Harper

Anna Wintour and Grace Coddington

- Mary O’Regan

Meet Shannon, our Downtown Seattle Store Personal Stylist Manager. We tapped her to share what she and her customers are loving most for summer. Here’s a list of her top 10 favorites.

1. Trouvé Faded Denim Shirt. Denim is still in; wear it as a shirt or leave it open and throw it over a great summer dress.

2. NARS ‘Thakoon’ Nail Polish. I love these bright, fun colors! They are limited-edition, so once they’re gone, they’re gone.

3. Tracey Reese Cowl Neck Dress. Yellow is the ‘it’ color. This piece is effortless and breezy—perfect for any special occasion for summer. Need a dress to wear to a wedding? Check!

4. Sequin Small Crystal Station Enamel Bangle. Layer these on to create some chunky accents with all of your lighter pieces. You can wear one or five and create a unique look every time.

5. Ali Ro Short Sleeve Anorak. The perfect summer jacket, it’s lightweight and stylish. Transition into fall by layering a long-sleeve top underneath.

6. Ray-Ban ‘Classic Wayfarer’ 50mm Sunglasses. Who doesn’t adore these updated, casual colors? My favorite is the matte grey brown—they go with everything.

7. DVF ‘Drew Connect-Dia Jacquard’ Shoulder Bag. The perfect combination of function and trend. Get it now and be set for fall.

8. Superga ‘Cotu’ Sneakers. These are all the rage right now! Cool, classic and comfortable for everyday ventures. Choose a basic or go bold with a fun fashion color for summer and pair them with your printed bottoms!

9. Splendid Print Short. What a great way to transition into summer while staying on trend with printed bottoms. I love this pattern, because it’s subtle and easy to wear with so many things—great with a denim shirt and Superga sneakers to complete the look!

10. Johnathan Adler Gothic Rose’ iPhone Case. Our phones need updating too. I just bought this and LOVE it.

Hope everyone has a great and sunny summer!
—Shannon

Looking for even more recommendations for a perfect summer wardrobe? Contact Shannon or a Personal Stylist at a store near you to make a complimentary appointment.

In case you can’t get enough of the 2012 Met Costume Institute Gala, or you saw the sneak peek of the guests at our table and around the scene in The Cut and are waiting for more, we thought we’d share our candid shots snapped with the help of Jennifer Wheeler, our Designer Corporate Merchandise Manager.


Karolina Kurkova and Arizona Muse


Lana Del Rey and Joseph Altuzarra


Azealia Banks and Alexander Wang


Christina Ricci


Karolina Kurkova and Pete Nordstrom


Arizona Muse and Erdem Moralioglu


Jennifer Wheeler and Olivier Theyskens


Rachel Zoe and Rodger Berman


Alexander Wang and Thakoon Panichgul


Jeffrey Kalinsky, Rachel Zoe, Jennifer Wheeler and Pete Nordstrom