All posts tagged: minimalistic

Suzanne Rae & Shaina Mote; Minimalistic and Versatile for FW14

Suzanne Rae Pelaez has got our eyes fixed on her playful and minimalistic fall/winter 2014 collection. As I stepped into the brightly lit suite, racks draped in ruffled tops and zippered gowns made the mini fashionista inside of me want to splurge on everything in sight! Taking the minimalist approach to the next level is no understatement for her upcoming line. The FW14 collection is a mixture of elegance and casual all wrapped up in one. You’ll fall in love with the unique oversized pieces because they are sure to cover all your styling needs. Across the room sharing her FW14 line is the budding California designer, Shaina Mote. Her line answers the ongoing fashion crisis question; “Will I wear this in a few months?” Mote’s versatile pieces will help you make a statement with your look every time by adjusting a few knots here and there – literally! It was bittersweet leaving behind all those precious threads of comfort and style, but we snagged the designers’ pics showing off their favorite pieces for our …

Suzanne Rae: Fashion with Purpose and Style

From one of the fashion capitals of the world comes Suzanne Rae Pelaez, a Brooklyn-based fashion designer who gorgeously blends minimalistic with chic styles. New York Fashion Week is no stranger to the five-year-old Suzanne Rae women’s clothing line, and Haute Living notes her as “the next designer to watch.” Her line represents women who work hard and make a graceful statement through their appearance. Pelaez welcomed YHM into her Brooklyn studio to chat about her work and motivations. After studying Economics and Art History at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, Pelaez’s artistic eyes led her to the Big Apple where she soon broke into the art gallery industry. Surrounding herself with art opened her mind to the sophistication of the New York scene and motivated her to make a change. “I wanted to be more hands on with the art. I chose fashion because I was always interested in it, mentions Pelaez.” Later attending Parsons, The New School for Design in New York City, she knew right away that she wanted to start her own …

Three looks, One dress!

There is no doubt that maxi dresses make for a perfectly breezy summer outfit, but it’s time to mix that classic look up. This YHM Style feature takes a dip into the creative closets of the youth. Take your favorite maxi dress and match it with one of the themes we put together. Step 1: Beat the heat in this cool, deep melon green dress and an edgy fox bangle from Oasap! MINIMALISTIC: This gown flows beautifully in the wind and makes a statement all on its own. The chandelier top and sleek split in the back breaks from the ordinary maxi dress style. Simple strapped heels with this getup are ideal for a dinner date! BOHO & FLIRTY: Match your dress with a fringe top and a floral accessory for a carefree stroll out with your best gals. Bold and dark chestnut  shoes will match the brown tones of this earthy and laidback fit. URBAN & BEACHY: Go with a denim jacket for those cool summer nights at a theme park or sight-seeing in the city. Tie …