Rihanna was spotted leaving Mr. Chows restaurant in London wearing a revealing gray tank and a Brian Reyes winged bolero. Her metallic tote and heavy accessories dressed up her blue skinny pants which she casually tucked into a pair of ankle boots. Shop this exact jacket and other similar pieces now.
Ivanka Trump doesn't need much to stun, but a little Brian Reyes never hurt anyone. Her nude tulle gown exudes beautiful sophistication. Note how the slim back belt calls attention to her waist — nice. For accessories, Ivanka chose silver drop earrings and bangles from her own jewelry line, satin Christian Louboutin peep-toe pumps, and Judith Leiber clutch. What do you think?
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We haven't seen a plunging neckline in a while; leave it to Obsessed vixen Ali Larter to take the plunge at the LA premiere of Grey Gardens. How low would you go? Cleavage aside, her blue metallic embroidered Brian Reyes dress, black tuxedo jacket, and navy wraparound sandals are divine. She may have revealed some skin, but she kept it tasteful and interesting. Viva black and blue!
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I never realized how pretty Jessica Stroup is until now. What a gorgeous girl! Not that she needs the help, but her freshly neutral nude and white Brian Reyes outfit is terribly adorable. The eggshell moiré embroidered skirt paired with a nude low-v top fits to a T and looks very comfortable. The 90210 star wore this to the Origins cosmetics launch of its nationwide cosmetics recycling program in celebration of Earth Month. It's such a great fit for the event: naturally beautiful. Nude Jimmy Choo "Corsica" sandals emphasize the neutral palette, but they're subtly sultry. Jewelry is kept to a minimum — a dainty gold bangle rests around her arm. Fresh faced and ready for Spring!
Black and white — such an obvious match but oh so powerful. Case in point, Keira Knightley dressed in Chanel Couture at The Young Victoria premiere in London. She proves that sometimes, simple equals special. There is no hint of fussiness in her ensemble, yet the boxy shoulders and tweed fabric make it appealing. Instead of carrying any old clutch, the actress opted for a black-satin bow, one that hangs beautifully.
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>> Budget cuts brought fewer European retailers to New York Fashion Week and fewer US retailers to London Fashion Week — Julie Gilhart of Barneys, for one — so instead, designers are meeting them at the one Fashion Week they all can't miss: Paris.
Those from New York heading across the seas to meet with potential buyers and hopefully secure sales are Brian Reyes, Alexander Wang, and Victoria Bartlett of VPL, who are all sharing a space, plus Elise Overland, Jason Wu, Erin Fetherston, and Justin Giunta of Subversive Jewelry. Diane von Furstenberg and Philip Crangi have already been spotted together at Tuileries, but The Ritz Paris is said to be the unofficial headquarters of retailer-designer-meet-and-greet activity.
The British Fashion Council is also investing itself in a trip to Paris — starting Friday, designers such as House of Holland, Osman Yousefzada, Felder Felder and Louise Gray will reside at the JTM Gallery on Rue de Richelieu, where international fashion press and buyers will have a second chance to peruse the collections; the hope, of course, is to increase investment in London designers.
Brian Reyes's clothes are undeniably pretty, but, as I discovered backstage at his Fall show, it's all in the details. I was able to closely examine the clothes, some smart separates, some intricately beaded dresses. But a wavy seam, slight cut-out, or asymmetrical contour provided more than meets the eye. This was a backstage that was pretty under control; the designer stopped to talk to me for a few minutes while hair and makeup was wrapping up. He was "giddy" minutes before showtime. Aside from the unraveling of the models and their stiletto Manolo Blahniks, the show proved a success. For the finale, the shoes were thrown into a heap on the ground and models enthusiastically walked on.
Reyes's most famous fan, Rachel Bilson, seemed to think so too. I'll let the clothes speak for themselves, and Reyes speak for himself. Read on . . .
What inspired you this season?
"We wanted her to be sharp, tailored, glamorous, and sexy — very important. She’s a young girl, and we dress a lot of young girls, but we love that she’s growing with us so we want her to be a young lady. A young, elegant lady. But still with androgyny, still with the elements we love. The raw element, but maybe raw in the sharp cut of the line."
Tell me about your lingerie line?
"We incorporate it into our ready-to-wear. We have custom prints that really work well with this collection and we are injecting basic lingerie pieces in those prints. We have this tailored girl and she still needs to be feminine; it’s important to keep that alive in the collection."
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>> "Another barefoot model on the Brian Reyes catwalk. And another. What's going on here?" The Moment twittered this morning. Apparently, the shoes Brian did in collaboration with Manolo Blahnik weren't too comfortable: viewers lost count of the number of models who toppled, and at least three stopped to take their shoes off. By the final run of the show — and this never happens — all the models had taken off their shoes and were walking barefoot. So much for those Manolos, but at least they didn't cause any falls like at Herve Leger earlier this week.
Hot off her engagement news, Bilson joined New York Fashion Week. Today she attended one of her favorites, Brian Reyes, in a warm-hued printed Reyes dress. I interviewed Brian, too, so stay tuned for that and to hear the scoop on why the models ditched the killer heels for the finale walk. I nabbed Bilson for a few moments after the show, and she was sweet as pie. I wonder if Reyes will design her wedding gown! Fab and Bilson talk . . .
What did you think of the show?
"It was phenomenal. I’m so excited, I can’t wait to wear all of it."
What in particular stood out to you?
"The dress with the marble-type print. All the prints were amazing, but the one that was cream and brown, the detail, do you know which one I’m talking about?"
Yes, I was backstage so I got to see them up close and personal.
"Well there you go, you know them well."
What’s your favorite and and least favorite thing about Fashion Week?
"You go blind with all the flashes, but it’s the price you have to pay to see beautiful clothes. I just love seeing everything firsthand, there’s nothing better."