fall 2014

Style Card: Trina Turk

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Trina Turk

Today, you’ll find an exclusive interview with Trina Turk.  It was wonderful to catch up with the designer and learn more about some of her favorite fall trends, what she’ll be wearing through the holidays, some of the best advice she’s ever received, and more.

 

S&S: What are your favorite trends for fall? Specifically, for Texas?

TT: My favorite fall trends are strong color and amazing coats. There’s a lot of gorgeous, vibrant color for fall: orchid, blue iris and dill. We are having a good time working with all those colors and our Texas client tends to respond well to color and print!

 

S&S: What will you be wearing this fall season?

TT: The changing seasons are always fun and bring an automatic tweak to your wardrobe. I like the crispness in the air as holiday approaches, which means I get to wear jackets and coats again. This holiday I’m excited to mix prints, patterns and textures and layer pattern on pattern. I’m also looking forward to wearing plaid!

 

S&S: What can we expect to see from the Trina Turk holiday collection?

TT: Pops of color and print (of course!), contemporary contrasts, graphic patterns, metallics, painterly florals, and plaid. Plus, this year we’ve introduced a gift giving collection for the first time. Items range from desk diaries and journals to jewelry, coasters and pajama sets to our Kokomo cosmetic bags – all perfect gifts for friends, family or hostesses at Holiday soirees!

 

S&S: What are your favorite ways to take your attire from day to night?

TT: It’s all about jewelry. You could be wearing a simple dress that is totally work-appropriate, and then if you just change your shoe and pile on a bunch of jewelry, it’s going to work in the evening.

 

S&S: What’s coming for spring 2015 from Trina Turk?

TT: For Spring 2015, a trip to the downtown Los Angeles Flower Mart inspired a profusion of print! Vibrant buds and tropical takes on foliage bloom with graphic stripes and geometric jacquards. The one-piece will continue to be key in rompers and jumpsuits, and maxi patio dresses. Spring will be all about garden fresh looks.

 

S&S: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?

TT: Don’t take yourself too seriously.

 

S&S: Who are your own personal style inspirations?

TT: My style icons are Iris Apfel, Millicent Rogers, Audrey Hepburn, Mary Tyler Moore in the 70’s, Jackie O, Diana Vreeland, and Peggy Moffatt.

 
S&S: Where are your favorite places in the world to travel?

TT: Somewhere I haven’t been before!

 

S&S: What are you currently reading? What’s on your bedside table?

TT: Dwell, Elle Decor, Vogue and Bazaar.

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We hope you’ll stop by Trina’s Highland Park Village boutique to shop some of her top picks in person!

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Menswear: Outerwear Favorites for Fall 2014

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When it comes to outerwear this fall, we have a variety of options here at Highland Park Village.  From luxurious to casual, shop new arrivals from Vince, SCOOP NYC, James Perse, Rag and Bone, Brunello Cucinelli, and more.  Looking for activewear? Try the Arctic Park in Olive from Rag & Bone. For a polished look, we recommend the strikingly timeless Army Coat from Brunello Cucinelli. For the perfect travel companion for on-the-go, shop the Sherpa Lined Hoodie Jacket from VINCE.  As for accessories, we have our eyes on this Cashmere Houndstooth Scarf. 

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Happy Halloween!

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Happy Halloween! Highland Park Village wishes you and your family a very safe and happy holiday. Here are a few of our favorite pumpkin orange items to celebrate.

Shop: LAFCO New York Cilantro Orange Kitchen Candle / Stella McCartney Oversized Cat Eye Sunglasses /  the Baccarat Crystal Mosaique Orange Tumbler / The Hermes Cavalcadour Maxi Twilly Scarf

Happy Friday!

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Partners Card Gift Guide: Under $1250

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Take a walk on the wild side today and shop some of this season’s favorite trends with your Partners Card this week that are sure to stylishly carry you through the holiday season.  You can’t go wrong with a classic leopard print top from Ralph Lauren in haircalf or try the Bradbury Small Flap Hobo from rag & bone. As for shoes, for night try these gorgeously textured sandals from Escada and for a more casual look, we love these Velvet Suede Sneakers from Brunello Cucinelli.  Invest in a pair of classic black pants from Alexander McQueen like these high-waisted eyelet trousers. And, the Ines sunglasses from Jimmy Choo will add an instant dose of style to any attire.

Shop for items under $1250:

Ralph Lauren Leopard Print Crewneck Sweater 

Rag & Bone Bradbury Small Flap Hobo

Escada Sandals

Velvet Suede Sneakers Brunello Cucinelli

Alexander McQueen High-Waisted Eyelet Trousers

Jimmy Choo Ines Sunglasses

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Partners Card Gift Guide: Under $750

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You can’t go wrong with adding a few more classics to your wardrobe to carry you through the fall and holiday season.  We’re sharing a few must-haves today that are under $750 and perfect items to include in your Partners Card shopping spree. From a luxe gray coat from Tory Burch, to the coziest gloves from Brunello Cucinelli, and timeless flats with a twist from Alexander McQueen, shop luxury staples that will add an instant dose of chic to your wardrobe. Also on our list: a vibrant flap wallet from Saint Laurent in lipstick red, work-ready Vivian Trousers from Stella McCartney, a feminine white shirt from Anne Fontaine, and the Trina Turk Alda Dress to carry you from work to a cocktail party.  Stay warm with a Cashmere Knit Silk Embroidered Scarf from Akris, the Yosemite Down Filled Wrap Coat from James Perse, and be sure to layer your attire with this knit short-sleeve top from Balenciaga.

Shop for items under $750:

Alexander McQueen Metal Toe-Cap Suede Pointy Ballerina

Saint Laurent Large Monogram Saint Laurent Flap Wallet in Lipstick Red

Stella McCartney Vivian Trousers

Tory Burch Jess Convertible Jacket   

– James Perse Yosemite Down Filled Wrap Coat

– Anne Fontaine Solweig Shirt 

– Trina Turk Alda Dress 

– Brunello Cucinelli Gloves

Balenciaga Mini Knit Short Sleeves Top

– Akris Cashmere Silk Embroidered Knit Shawl

 

 

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Fall Handbags

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From top left: Brunello Cucinelli Bag,  Alexander McQueen Heroine Bag, Balenciaga Cartable M Black, Saint Laurent Classic Large Sac de Jour bag

 

Looking for a classic bag for fall? Pair your new fall pieces with some of the best handbags of the season. Here are some standout accessories from Alexander McQueen, Saint Laurent, Brunello Cucinelli, and Balenciaga.  From nudes to pops of red and cobalt, these are some of our favorite structured bags for autumn.   Pair them with your work attire or favorite pair of jeans, and you’ll be set in no time.

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Saint Laurent Fall 2014

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top left: Saint Laurent Flap Wallet, Saint Laurent Small Lulu Bunny Satchel, Saint Laurent Strap Mary Jane, Saint Laurent Monogram Cuff

 

Make a statement this season. Brighten up any fall attire with bold accessories from Saint Laurent.  This collection is all about metallic glamour.  From gilded Mary Jane shoes to a hot pink glitter satchel, you are sure to find the perfect piece for any outfit.  The biggest decision you’ll have to make is choosing a statement piece.  In true Texas style, we have our eyes on the Gun Brooch. 

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DVF Fall 2014

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Fall 2014 from DVF is one of our favorite seasons from Diane von Furstenberg yet.  Shop the gorgeous clean lines and bold prints of the collection in black, white, and gray.  Liven up any attire with their playful accessories.  Whether you choose a fur clutch, leopard heels, or studded leather gloves, you’ll add an instant dose of style to any outfit. Our favorites?  The DVF Aurora Long Wrap Dress is perfect for any attire.  As for evening, shop the Sutra Foxy Muff Cuff.  And, for day or night, the Buckie Ankle Strap Leopard Pump will be your staple of the season. 

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VINCE Fall 2014 – Sale

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Vince invites you to shop the Fall 2014 Collection with a special offer:

 

$50 off your purchase of $350 or more

$100 off your purchase of $500 or more

$300 off your purchase of $1,200 or more

$750 off your purchase of $3,000 or more

 

* Offer valid on all full price merchandise August 21 through September 14, 2014. Offer can only be used one time and cannot be combined with any other offers. Some exclusions apply, see store for details.

 

 

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