CLEOPATRA

While most shows I attended in New York chose for a slightly 'undone' hairstyle and/or make-up look, Cushnie et Ochs went for a sleek ponytail à la modern day Cleopatra. Antonio Corral Calero got inspired by the Egyptian scarab and tied the ponytail twice to create a look reminiscent of the beetle.

It takes about 8 steps to do this at home (that is if you're handy with hair).

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ASYMMETRICAL SHIRT

This asymmetrical shirt was probably (for sure) my very favorite piece from the Tibi show earlier this week. It's boxy but feminine, simple but interesting and cropped but dressed. This way pretty please!

SKIRTING IN NEW YORK

I was planning on biking throughout New York Fashion Week, but the day I wore this blue almost mermaid-esque skirt that obviously didn't happen. I (in)conveniently got a flat tire the day before, so it was a good excuse to get this blue darling out on the street.

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THE HAIR AT ANN YEE

Those cute striped nails were not the only head-turning beauty feature at Ann Yee’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection. Inspired by the unpredictability of the seasonal transition from late winter to early spring, Aveda's Jon Reyman introduced a mermaidesque urban updo. Sleek and neat above, but full and wavy below the neck.

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FASHION WEEK CRAVINGS

September is THE month of international Fashion Weeks, with Paris being my absolute favorite - no need for explanation here, I believe. Apart from attending marvelous shows, visiting inspiring showrooms and having cosy dinners with fashion buds, I always gawk at what goes on on the streets.

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STRIPED NAILS

The first day at New York Fashion Week I spotted these cute white and blue striped nails backstage at Ann Yee.

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