04.10.13

Nina Garcia In Balenciaga – Marie Claire’s Shoes First Shopping Event At Saks Fifth Avenue

Nina Garcia In Balenciaga - Marie Claire's Shoes First Shopping Event At Saks Fifth Avenue

After 3 weeks of travelling attending shows in London, Milan and Paris, Nina Garcia looked fresh as a daisy hosting Marie Claire’s Shoes First shopping event At Saks Fifth Avenue in New York City yesterday evening.

The Creative Director of Marie Claire wore an all-black look featuring a Balenciaga short-sleeved jacket with a petal hem which hails from the Fall 2013 collection.

As someone who tends to tune out when it comes to all-black looks, there is a lot I love here, starting with the jacket, with the cropped pants and edgy open-toe ankle boots giving the look a cool, effortless vibe.

You can buy Nina’s Balenciaga Short Sleeve Petal Hem Jacket from Barneys.com.

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Nina Garcia In Elie Saab – Project Runway Spring 2014 Fashion Show

Nina Garcia In Elie Saab - Project Runway Spring 2014 Fashion Show

Nina Garcia took her own spin down the catwalk, alongside fellow judge Zac Posen and guest judge Kerry Washington, at the ‘Project Runway’ Spring 2014 Fashion Show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week today in New York City.

Always polished and sophisticated, the ‘Marie Claire’ Creative Director wore an Elie Saab Resort 2014 ensemble.

Although it wasn’t one of the designer’s signature glam gowns, the black-and-nude lace top and high-waisted black pants were just as elegant.

Effortless, wavy locks and precious few accessories kept the effect straightforward and chic. But were you crazing more dazzle at this show?

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05.09.13

Nina Garcia In Alexander McQueen – 2013 Couture Council Artistry of Fashion Award Luncheon honoring Michael Kors

Nina Garcia In Alexander McQueen - 2013 Couture Council Artistry of Fashion Award Luncheon honoring Michael Kors

The Couture Council of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology honoured Michael Kors with its 2013 Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion yesterday afternoon, and Nina Garcia joined Anna Wintour, Iman, Lily Aldridge and several other guests to celebrate the achievement.

Unlike most of the attendees, Nina opted to wear an Alexander McQueen cape-back padded-shoulder dress with a wide belt in a gorgeous lavender hue.

I just love the electrifying colour of this subtly dramatic piece, which she styled with Alaïa black sandals and a dark-purple Nancy Gonzalez clutch.

Even though there were many well-dressed ladies at this event honouring the designer in stylish form, Nina was my best dressed at the event.

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You can buy Nina Garcia’s Alexander McQueen cape back dress from AlexanderMcQueen.com US, AlexanderMcQueen.com and Nordstrom.

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16.08.13 Project Runway

Nina Garcia In 3.1 Phillip Lim – Project Runway Season 12 Episode 4

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It was the battle of the bow ties on ‘Project Runway” Season 12, Episode 4, as the competing designers fashioned all sorts of concoctions based on the dapper accessory. The judges tied the sartorial knot on their looks, too.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson: The ‘Modern Family’ actor and guest judge represented his organization, Tie the Knot, quite well with his perky neckwear that was only matched by those punchy plaid pants. When paired with a solid dark-navy blazer, baby-blue button-down and white boat shoes sans socks, this was prepster meets quirky—and what a cool union it is.

Nina Garcia: The always-sophisticated ‘Marie Claire’ fashion maven showed us a slightly more rambunctious, rocker-chic side with a crest-printed ‘Sono Mama’ beaded silk panel tee by 3.1 Phillip Lim, worn with black skinny pants and sandals. What you cannot see here is she wore her white bow tie undone around her neck to complete the style-forward statement.

Zac Posen: Opting for a more formal look, the designer dressed up in a slim-fit black tux with satin lapels. With a dark bow tie and a lapel brooch, this handsome, monochromatic moment was man-glam at its finest.

Heidi Klum: The model host shimmered in her body-con black dress, blanketed in a sequin treatment, and her sassy Giuseppe Zanotti uber-embellished sandals. A heather-grey silk bow, tied round her neck, was a whimsical counterpart to all that glitter.

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You can buy Nina’s 3.1 Phillip Lim top in white from Saks.com.
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Nina Garcia In Burberry Prorsum – Project Runway Season 12 Episode 3

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‘Project Runway’ Season 12, Episode 3 kept us all guessing with its carnival-spiked, unconventional Coney Island challenge. But the judging panel left much of the wackier fun to the amusement-park-influenced runway creations, maintaining their own sleek, sophisticated style.

Nina Garcia: ‘Marie Claire’ magazine’s Creative Director continued her chic streak in a Burberry Prorsum Fall 2013 look. The classic ensemble featured a conservative black pencil skirt that benefited from a subversive edge in the grommet-speckled black-and-white striped shirt and the open-toe booties.

Zac Posen: The designer judge whipped together a summery look in his light camel suit, white shirt and skinny tie, printed in a funky vintage-like pattern.

Heidi Klum: Mixing her prints, the ‘Project Runway’ host strutted out another trend-forward entrance in a navy, diamond windowpane-print blouse and polka-dot-splattered pants by Haider Ackermann, belted for definition at the waist and topped off with a pendant necklace and a simple pair of pointy-toe heels.

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Nina Garcia In Derek Lam & Heidi Klum In Thomas Wylde – Project Runway Season 12 Episode 2

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For final judging on episode 2 of ‘Project Runway’ on Thursday evening, the judges were joined by Eric Daman, who was the costume designer on ‘Gossip Girl’.

Eric Daman: The stylist stood out on the panel wearing a camouflage blazer with his black jeans and blue shirt.

Nina Garcia: As always she looks chic and effortless wearing a Derek Lam Spring 2013 ensemble consisting of a fine jersey knit top featuring a geometric bi-colour black-and-ecru pattern with a flat-front glove leather skirt features three-dimensional godets and sexy sandals.

Zac Posen: Going for grey on this occasion, the designer donned a double-breasted suit with a gold polka-dot pocket square which matched his tie.

Heidi Klum: The model and host toned things down wearing a Thomas Wylde black-and-white printed tunic with leather pants and silver-chain-accented pumps.

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Nina Garcia In Victoria Beckham & Heidi Klum In Vivienne Westwood Anglomania – Project Runway Season 12 Episode 1

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‘Project Runway’ season 12 premiered on Lifetime two weeks ago with guest judge Kate Bosworth, and all the judges opted for a dark fall-like colour palette.

Kate Bosworth: The actress opted for a surprisingly simple look wearing a black sleeveless frock with a statement necklace and black midi heels.

Nina Garcia: I was not surprised that Nina stood out, as she often does, wearing a Victoria Beckham Fall 2013 tri-colour short-sleeve felted wool dress worn without the runway turtleneck; instead she opted for a decorative necklace. Adding a wider leather belt, she completed her look with a silver studded cuff and black sandals.

Zac Posen: This look was more sombre than I expected. The midnight-blue look blended well with his fellow judges; however, I am hoping to see him work some interesting suits this season.

Heidi Klum: After so much animal print during her promo tour, it was refreshing to see her going back to wearing something sexy and simple. She wore a Vivienne Westwood Anglomania crochet cowl-neck dress with a nude slip which she styled with her ‘can’t live without’ Saint Laurent ‘Janis’ T-bar pumps.

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You can buy Heidi’s Vivienne Westwood Anglomania dress from farfetch.com US and farfetch.com.

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Erin Wasson In Michael Kors, Nina Garcia In 3.1 Phillip Lim & Heidi Klum In Michael Michael Kors – Project Runway Season 9 Episode 5

Nina Garcia, Michael Kors and Heidi Klum were joined by Erin Wasson to judge the contestants on episode 5 of Project Runway this week.

Erin wore a Michael Kors Fall 2011 look which included a simple white top and vest with silk butterscotch harem pants, whilst Heidi wore a Michael Michael Kors black sequin strapless jumpsuit.

Nina continues her fabulous fashionable run on the show wearing a 3.1 Phillip Lim Static beaded-sleeve dress from the Fall 2011 collection.

You may remember we saw Ginnifer Goodwin wear this same dress, but her sleeves were black compared to Nina’s gold.

The judge wore her dress with Givenchy sandals and a black rodeo-style corset belt.

I already can’t wait to see what she gives us next week.

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