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Sea of Shoes vs. Childhood Flames
Sea of Shoes' blogger Jane Aldridge's claim-to-fame is her ability to pinpoint the most hard-to-pull-off pieces of the season. But thankfully the blogosphere's got room for her less wacky counterpart, Camille of Childhood Flames. The down-to-earth Oregonian has become our go-to for clean, sleek looks utilizing timeless pieces.
Above, from left: Jane from Sea of Shoes; Camille from Childhood Flames.
Alexander McQueen vs. Jil Sander
Alexander McQueen was and will pretty much always be our ultimate King of Opulence, so it comes as no surprise that the gorgeous shape of this long-sleeved, elaborate gold dress is the only minimalist thing about it. On the other hand, you can always count on Jil Sander to create a chic yet simple frock with just a touch of uptown-girl charm.
Above, from left: Alexander McQueen Dress, $1,495, available at Net-a-Porter; Jil Sander Jersey Dress, $975, available at Net-a-Porter.
Daphne Guinness vs. The Traina Sisters
If Alexander McQueen is the King of Opulence, Daphne Guinness has got to be Queen. Prominent in the fashion world for her deft styling skills and her haute couture closet, the Irish heiress is no doubt at the top of the list of daring fashion mavericks. But across the catwalk sits sisters Vanessa and Victoria Traina, whose equally amazing sense of style never fails to stop us in our tracks. Sometimes simplicity is key, right?
Above, from left: Daphne, image via W; The Trainas, image via Style Seeking Zurich.
Lanvin vs. Proenza Schouler
If we could limit our closet supply of handbags to two designers, it would have to be Lanvin and Proenza Schouler. With its slick, metallic shade of red and a glitzy gold buckle, the Lanvin is perfect for an evening on the Upper East Side. But for everyday wear-and-tear, we've got to go with Proenza Schouler's basic PS-1 mini.
Above, from left: Lanvin Leather Bag, $1,250, available at Net-a-Porter; Proenza Schouler Mini PS1, $1,595, available at Barneys.
Kanye vs. Jay-Z
From his incessant tweets to his megalomaniac antics, Kanye West is always on our radar. If his new video doesn't scream Versailles opulence, we don't know what does. Not feeling the feathers and gold? Go back to black with Jay-Z who claims that black-and-white simplicity is what's next.
Above, from left: Kanye West, screeshot from "Power"; Jay-Z, screenshot from "On To The Next One."
Stubbs and Wootten vs. Opening Ceremony
Nothing says opulence like a pair of patterned loafers that channel Playboy guru Hugh Hefner. However, if you're not down to chain smoke on crushed velvet armchairs, go for the much less colorful, yet still fashionable, polka-dotted pair at Opening Ceremony.
Above, from left: Stubbs and Wootten Slipper, $375, available at Stubbs and Wootton; Opening Ceremony Flat, $340, available at Opening Ceremony.