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NYFW Fantasy Costuming: Rachel Antonoff Fall 2015 for Girls

14 Feb

The first Fantasy Costuming of 2015 courtesy of New York Fashion Week and Rachel Antonoff’s Fall RTW 2015 collection is a mixture of subversive whimsy. Scrolling through the photos it became clear rather quickly that this selection is ideal for the characters on Girls. There is a preppy edge to some of the pieces; which is perfect for both Marnie and Shoshanna, plus Hannah has a tendency to lean this way.

Even as the characters on Girls continue to grow up they can fall back on old tendencies which is why the provocative edge of some these pieces is dream wear for Hannah. And she has definitely worn something that resembles pajamas while out and about cycling in Iowa. A family connection is also present as Rachel Antonoff’s brother Jack is dating Lena Dunham and Hannah has already worn Rachel Antonoff on the show including some very lovely shoes in season 2. As always the Fantasy Costuming selections are inspired by the costume design from the show in question – Jenn Rogien- and are in no way suggesting this character should wear a specific item mentioned.

Rachel Antonoff ovariesA sweater with the female reproductive system pretty much screams Hannah as it is comfy and a little daring. Of course Hannah and Lena are not the same person, but it is pretty safe to say they hold similar views on the reproductive rights of women.

Rachel AntonoffContinuing the tradition of Hannah wearing very cute dresses on occasions such as at Jessa’s wedding, her birthday, dinner with her parents and after she got her first big paycheck with this floral offering. For more Hannah picks check out the gallery at the bottom of the page.

Rachel Antonoff pleatsPleats and tartan for Shoshanna as a reaction to marathoning Outlander and trying to find her very own Jamie. Shoshanna is the one who changes her look the most dressing with a theme or occasion in mind.

Rachel Antonoff cropAnd this is more party wear for Shosh with a matching polka dot crop and skirt number.

Rachel Antonoff RTW 2015Marnie is trying to do the whole boho folk singer thing but we all know she is a preppy girl at heart.

Rachel Antonoff summer dressAnd here is something for Marnie and a return to the beach house for the sophisticated bonding trip she desired. Okay that probably won’t happen but she can still wear this is flirty girly frock.

Rachel Antonoff maxi dressBotany is one of Rachel Antonoff’s points of reference here and Jessa has been known to rock a hippy-esque maxi dress (okay maybe to hide Jemima Kirke’s pregnancy).

Check out the gallery below for more looks for Hannah from Rachel Antonoff’s Fall 2015 collection and stay tuned for more NYFW Fantasy Costuming.

Behind the Insta-Scenes: Photos from the Set

29 Jan

Welcome to this week’s edition of Behind the Insta-Scenes and it is a mixture of more awards shenanigans mixed in with set antics.

 

Mark Ruffalo couldn’t attend the SAG awards but I applaud his choice of location and pajamas upon hearing the news he had won for The Normal Heart. I love red carpet fashion (as you can probably tell) and yet I would love to see a bed wear approach more often.

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Abbie likes her black boots #sleepyhollow

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Abbie’s boot collection on Sleepy Hollow is a sight to behold and envy.

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Tonight! 9 pm! 👯👯 #GIRLS

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Reminding everyone to watch the show by sharing this very cute photo of the Girls ladies is Allison Williams. This doesn’t reflect the emotional state of the characters at the moment, but maybe by the end of the season at least one of them will feel either professionally or personally fulfilled. Maybe.

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Dapper dudes. Done.

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I don’t think there’s much to add to Pedro Pascal’s already perfect caption.

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Are we there yet.

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Another amazing pair from the SAG awards looking foxy as hell.

 

Dispatches from Sundance (or returning from) and I am strongly feeling Mindy’s look. Oh and here is the amazing panel they both took part in.

 

The selfie that we didn’t get to see on this week’s Looking in all its glory thanks to Frankie J. Alvarez. I would like a look at all the different versions please.

 

Girls Season 4 Premiere Red Carpet

6 Jan

Girls is back this Sunday for season 4 and this year’s big premiere went all out at the Natural History Museum in New York City. The show has also been renewed before this season has even aired and Lena Dunham covers the Women in TV issue of Elle (here’s the leaked cover shot); 2015 is starting well for the creator and star of Girls.

Girls S4 premiereOne thing I love about these ladies is that even though I might not always be a fan of their style choices they aren’t afraid to go with what they like; there isn’t four versions of the same thing. So Allison Williams has gone for a very Allison Williams super pretty princess Monique Lhuillier gown, with Jemima Kirke sticking to satin as she did for the last premiere red carpet. Zosia Mamet’s doing the red leather Alexander McQueen thing and while I’m not feeling this new hair color, Mamet does get bonus red lipstick points. Going for the whole 70s revival, which I am very into at the moment is Lena Dunham and this Creatures of the Wind dress looks wonderful on her.

Gillian Jacobs GirlsWhile I’m not sure about the sleeve cut outs – on this occasion they complicate a dress that doesn’t need complicating – I am very excited about Gillian Jacobs appearing this season. Plus her shoes are very cute.

Abbi and Ilana Girls premiereAbbi and Ilana! The Broad City duo are both doing the ‘casual cool but still premiere appropriate when it isn’t your show’ approach and my only concern is for Abbi’s bare legs in the New York winter. I want Abbi’s skirt and Ilana’s sweater tee in my life. And season 2 of Broad City (which is also back next week!).

Natasha Lyonne and Jenna LyonsAt the after party Natasha Lyonne and Jenna Lyons are working the amazing coats slung over their shoulders approach with some major layering going on for the J. Crew creative director (and Girls guest star). A handy winter tactic.

And here’s a bonus shot Lena Dunham posted on Instagram showing off some of the museum as she poses in a rather sweet photo with her mother Laurie Simmons.

Girls returns to HBO Sunday, January 11 and you can watch promos for the new season here and here. I am very much looking forward to what new music it will introduce me to this year.

Girls Season 3 Premiere Red Carpet

7 Jan

It’s a big week for the cast of Girls as they promote their third season which airs this Sunday and on the same night they will be heading to the Golden Globes as both the show and Lena Dunham have been nominated. There are multiple magazine covers for Allison Williams (including Elle), chat show appearances and the red carpet of their big premiere event. While Jemima Kirke tends to avoid most of the media hoopla she joined castmates Lena Dunham, Allison Williams and Zosia Mamet at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York last night.

Girls Season 3 premiereLet’s break down the looks.

Jemima Kirke’s boho styling has been injected with some old school Hollywood glamour and this satin champagne coloured gown is giving me Courtney Love flashbacks. The tagline for season 3 is “Happily Whatever After” and Lena Dunham’s silver crystal embroidered Rochas Spring 2014 frock is giving off sparkly princess vibes. Dunham’s smoky eyes and slick hairstyle stops it from entering sickly, treacly territory. There is always something slightly awkward about Lena Dunham on the red carpet and while the cut of the dress isn’t perfect, it’s also one of the best outfit choices we’ve seen on her so far.

Moving on from the long to the short dresses and after stepping out of her comfort zone Allison Williams is looking positively Allison Williams in this super cute baby blue Dior; the floral appliqués detail on the bodice is really beautiful touch. As with the Girls poster, there’s a different interpretation of the pretty dress theme and Williams is the most conventional of the group. Shoshanna tends to favor pink, but Zosia Mamet is all about the LBD and who wouldn’t be when it’s Saint Laurent?! While there’s nothing particularly innovative to yell about with this choice, the gold shoes and bracelets are the perfect extras to turn an eh outfit into a winner.

To watch a promo for the new season head here.

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