A Grunge Girl’s Guide To Fashion Week

by Kat Hamilton




New York city is abuzz with models in sleek black trousers, the clacking of high heels and the occasional clown ensemble. This is…FASHION WEEK.

As someone who wore combat boots to her high school prom, I find most expensive designer clothes daunting and painful. That’s why I’m making a list of the wearable collections that I would actually throw down on. In a nutshell: A Grunge Girl’s Guide to Fashion Week. (Warning: this article only focuses on ready to wear fashion).

Before we get into the clothes, let me warn you by saying that Spring 2014 is majorly lacking color. Black is flattering and white is crisp, but no colors? Like all spring??

I love being low maintenance, but im not trying to look like I sit in the back of the party and cry the whole time.

Ok…moving on!


The L.A. meets 90s trend isn’t just for Miley Cyrus. Super wearable, casual, edgy and fun. Rodarte’s line is perfect for your badass self. Part grunge and part Amazonian rock princess. JUST LOOK AT THIS AMAZING CHEETAH VEST.


Sophie Theallet

Not my style, but the colorful silk dresses look like a breathtaking landscape. The great thing about this collection is I could see dressing it up and down, but still being comfortable. Seriously, one pair of trousers actually looks like pajamas I own. Theallet emphasizes the feminine, but it’s not overly dressy. It’s a refreshing break from the menswear trends and sportswear. I love this dress so much, I want to marry it.


Marc by Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs seems to always bring the fun. This collection is no different with menswear and sportswear influence done right. I am particularly interested in the actual menswear for any woman who likes a spicy, borrowed from the boys look. I love the worn converse with the dressy suit. This is a call to arms, masculine of center girls!


Creatures of the Wind

I did not know Creatures of the Wind, but now I know Creatures of the Wind. This collection is incredible and very accessible. It may lean on the feminine side, but tell me this dress would not look stellar with a pair of combat boots or an army vest and I’ll show you a liar.


This is it for the Grunge Girl’s Guide to Fashion Week. I’m going to go listen to Nirvana on repeat and pretend every collection had flannel involved.


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