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Chanel Resort Wear 2020 Collection Review

June 17, 2019

It’s that time again. If you haven’t noticed both Betül and I at Alley Girl live for Chanel. You can find our previous reviews on Chanel here and here. The brand is so iconic and classic. Following the passing of Karl Lagerfeld, seeing the Chanel 2020 Resort Wear Collection on the runway is bittersweet. This time, the show was curated by the new creative director Virginie Viard. Join us…

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Anani Noelle’s Birth Story

April 21, 2019

Sitting here with my newborn napping on my chest not only gives me comfort but time to rest and reflect. Two weeks ago, I welcomed my daughter into the world. It was the most intense, powerful experience of my life. Though I didn’t have a medication-free birth as I wanted, I feel no shame, only empowerment. I still accomplished something wonderful as all mothers have – bringing life…

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Stun All Spring With These 7 Sustainable Swimwear Brands

March 26, 2019

From fast fashion to high end, brands across the board are deciding to respond to the consumer’s growing interest in sustainable clothing. Sustainable refers to materials that are ethically sourced and often, vegan and cruelty-free. Check out how you can save the environment and stun all spring with these 7 sustainable swimwear brands. 1. Reformation Reformation uses Econyl to construct its suits. Econyl is a regenerated nylon fibre…

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Paris Fashion Week: Chanel Fall 2019 Collection Review

March 6, 2019

Saying farewell to Karl Lagerfeld is not easy, but he has left behind much to appreciate with his final presentation. The noted creative director brought Chanel to the peak of high fashion, establishing the house as a marvel in haute couture. Due to his efforts, luxury is synonymous with the Chanel brand. Time after time, he has blessed the runway with opulence. In this Paris Fashion Week: Chanel…

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Paris Fashion Week: Mugler Fall 2019 Collection Review

March 3, 2019

Mugler has been trending due to celebrity fans such as Cardi B and Kim Kardashian West. The Mugler brand is famous for legendary looks and newcomer Casey Cadwallader has upheld the standard. See why everyone desires a ‘Mugler moment’ in this Paris Fashion Week: Mugler Fall 2019 Collection review. Watch The Runway Our Favourite Looks Tumblr-esque and trendy, this look captures the gloomy essence of fall. The seemingly…

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Paris Fashion Week: Christian Dior Fall 2019 Collection Review

March 1, 2019

Christian Dior’s creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri has done wonders with this Dior Fall 2019 collection to celebrate the beauty, wonder, and prowess of women worldwide. The show begins with a heartfelt Italian poem read by Tomaso Binga about female victory over the patriarchy. Solidarity is not a far fetched goal for Dior. It’s a reality. Let’s dive into this powerfully feminine performance with this Paris Fashion Week…

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Milan Fashion Week: Fendi Fall 2019 Collection Review

February 27, 2019

2019 is the last year a Fashion Week collection will be designed and orchestrated by the late, great Karl Lagerfeld. Though, it is evident that his influence will live long within the fashion community as we collectively mourn his loss. Lagerfeld’s final showcase of Fendi is nothing short of stellar. Join us as we embark on this bittersweet Milan Fashion Week: Fendi Fall 2019 Collection review. Watch The…

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Prabal Gurung Fall 2019 Collection Review

February 22, 2019

Prabal Gurung’s adventures throughout Nepal, China, and India serve as the catalyst behind his forthcoming collection. In this Prabal Gurung Fall 2019 Collection review, we bear witness to a melting pot of many cultures, colors, and customs as the designer pays homage to these exotic locations. “There is one universal truth: All women, all over the world, want to look beautiful. That is always the theme of my…

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NYFW Oscar de la Renta Fall 2019 Collection Review By Alley Girl Team

February 13, 2019

Oscar de la Renta left behind a legacy that lives on in fashion and mainstream culture. The fashion house of the same name is now under the direction of Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia. The brand has retained Oscar de la Renta’s playfulness and the same undeniable charm that has marked his craft from the beginning. As you’ll see in this NYFW Oscar de la Renta Fall 2019…

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Coach 1941 Unveiled A Brand New Bag At New York Fashion Week 2019

February 12, 2019

Known primarily for their luxury handbags, it’s extremely fitting, albeit unsurprising, that Coach 1941 unveiled a brand new bag at New York Fashion Week 2019 for their Fall Ready To Wear collection. This new season bag is Marleigh. According to Coach, vintage bowling styles of the 1950s inspire the design of this soon to be fall staple. Shop Coach’s Brand New Bag The Marleigh bag ($495) is already…