Coffee Break


Coffee break …

a time for you to slip away from your work day and catch up on all things style! The weather is gradually getting warmer so I have a permanent smile but, my heart will always crave fall fashion. If you have an obsession with layers, textures, deep hues, the colour black and more layers … you are my style soul-mate.

Below are my top 5 highlights from the Fall/Winter 2015 shows. These images will be fresh in my mind until the weather turns again.


You can’t take a PR gal out of the colour black. This is why I am in love with Alexander Wang’s Fall/Winter 2015 Collection. Predictable, but necessary.
“Our customer wants black, so why not do an all-black collection?” – Alexander Wang

Coffee Break Alexander Wang


I am a sucker for anything that falls into the category of aprés ski. Carven showcased high-waisted trousers and amazing textures and layers that take the 60s ski-bunny to another level.

Coffee Break Carven


The 1970s era was captured in a beautiful and elegant way by JCREW. Star looks featured the most lush textures including shearling, fringe and faux fur. Colours included yellow, blue violet and heather grey. If I could, I would travel back to the 70s based on this collection.

Coffee Break JCREW


Oak has redefined basics for Fall/ Winter with unique silhouettes that will have everyone digging into their pockets to replace their basics. My favourite items are the jackets and unique pant shapes from this collection. If I could, I would order one of each piece in this collection. Finally, my need for basics would be pacified … for one season.

Coffee Break Oak


Bohemian designer, Mara Hoffman, took inspiration from an interesting source for Fall/Winter: Star Wars. Talk about ‘flower child’ designs with a twist. Whites, neutrals, golds and different prints that strayed from her traditional patterns. My favourite look? A model wearing a thin turtle-neck under a summer dress or jumpsuit. Keep summer alive Mara. Thank you.

Coffee Break Mara Hoffman
Catch you next month during your coffee break!

– Sarah Fukumoto