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Fall Fashion Finds from the GUESS & MARCIANO 2014 Collections

The weather’s getting cooler and it’s time once again to fill our closets with fall-approved layering pieces, lightweight sweaters and jackets, great basics, and standouts. Thankfully GUESS and MARCIANO are here to supply you with your fall essentials while keeping your style far from mundane. We see how sweet life in denim is for fall and how a little (or a lot) of fringe can add excitement to your look. Check out what the sister labels has in store for the cool season.

GUESS

This fall, GUESS brings you a collection with effortlessly-cool vibe and a neutral palette. Denim jackets and jeans are featured in classic silhouettes, embellished with hardware, fringe, western-inspired embroidery, tribal-printed, moto styles, and with distressed details. Inspired by vintage Americana influences, the collection is teaming with worn-in denim overalls and jeans, bold leather jackets and coated denim for a sexy, yet edgy collection. Standout pieces include western-inspired button down shirts, a very sexy lace-up denim, fringe jackets and booties.

MARCIANO

For those looking to add alluring pieces to your fall wardrobe, look no further than the glam and sultry fall fashion offerings from MARCIANO. Get ready for bold color, vibrant prints, sophisticated silhouettes, bewitching looks for after dark and stylish retro looks. While fringe took on a more casual look for GUESS, for MARCIANO, it was all glam. The layered 70’s embellishment turns a classic halter dress into a seductive gown, a tunic into a provocative sheath, and a jacket into a chic layering piece. We are head over heels in love with the faux fur jackets – from the statement faux leather jacket with fur sleeves, the plush white vest, and the beyond stunning, multi-hued, faux fur with thick chain detail, we are in love, love, love.

For both labels, accessories are wonderfully brazen. Jewelry is bold and chunky (no wallflowers here), shoes and handbags boast lots of hardware details from chains, to buckles and metal plates – all the better to keep eyes on you.

Now that you’ve seen what GUESS and MARCIANO has for fall, any favorite looks or trends? We’re really looking forward to all the fringe.

GUESS & MARCIANO’s Saint Tropez Summer

For their Summer 2014 collection, GUESS and MARCIANO take you to the Mediterranean for some cool blues, crisp whites, flirty pinks, and fun prints…..all hues that can be found along the exotic coastline. We’re in love with the range of muted, natural and bright colors that make up the color palette of the summer collection.

Denim is of course a casual chic staple in our wardrobe and GUESS is once again wowing us in showing new ways to wear the now classic look. From super cute denim overalls, to patchwork and crocheted details, muted earthy tones like sage that appear next to ocean hues and brights, and a touch of 80’s style inspiration, this season’s looks modern yet effortless.

To see the colors that inspired the above MARCIANO Summer 2014 looks, one has to look no further than the stunning range of sunset-colored houses along the waters of Saint Tropez. Bold, vibrant florals, not-so-classic animal prints, tailored jacquard pieces, sequin embellishments, and lace. We love how the use of neutrals and festive prints to bring the beauty and enchantment of the Mediterranean to the collection.

GUESS & Marciano Spring 2014 Collection

We’ve been staring at our images of the GUESS and Marciano Spring 2014 Collection and counting the days until the weather gets warmer. We’re drooling over all of GUESS’s polka dots pieces, denim color blocking, and moto styles and Marciano’s cool abstract prints and crisp white looks.

Guess

This season, GUESS is having lots of fun with denim and denim pairings. The collection is bursting with prints, stripes, and denim that are patched, ripped, frayed and studded. We’re also excited to see faux leather making a big splash in everything from shorts to jumpsuits – we’re totally drooling over the Racer-back Jumper and Drawstring shorts. We also fell in love a red Moto Jacket with killer studding on the 3/4 sleeve (and the red floral dress) that we saw at the announcement of Priyanka Chopra as the new face of GUESS and we’re happy to see we are set on the black and white trend with a black and white version.

What more can you expect from the GUESS Spring 2014 Collection? Gingham denim, denim trimmed with lace applique, shoulder cutouts that are both bare and trimmed with applique and mesh panels (check out the above slideshow).

Marciano

Marciano continues to perfectly marry sensuality and sophistication with their Spring 2014 Collection. Looking forward to the black and white trend for spring? Marciano gives you the option of wearing the trend in graphic prints (huge kudos for the abstract leopard print), stripes and solid pieces (we love the crisp white suit). Of course that doesn’t mean the collection is void of color. The collection is teaming with stunning, colorful prints. Some evoke a serene tropical paradise and another an Eastern escape. We see ocean hues (turquoise, teal and aqua) and bold florals and mesmerizing graphics that remind me of wild jungle flowers. The collection also boasts a stunning paisley print that to us, screams a Bollywood influence (perhaps a nod to welcoming Priyanka Chopra to the family?). We also saw jeans, tanks and mini skirts bejeweled with chunky stones and light-as-air maxi dresses.

Our top favorite piece (we actually have several but because we are crazy for long flowy maxis) has to be the breathtaking turquoise printed Halter Maxi with the keyhole and pleating down the front. Any favorite pieces for you guys?

GUESS + Marciano Holiday 2013 Collections

For their Holiday 2013 Collections, GUESS and Marciano offers looks that give you sexy without question in some of this season’s hottest trends – Moto, Black & white and faux fur with multi-wash denim playing a dominant role in the GUESS collection. Both lines had so many great looks that it was quite difficult to select what to highlight.

GUESS Holiday 2013

For GUESS we see lots of retro ’90s style, worn-in vintage and reverse denim contrast details, biker-inspired Moto details, black and white striped and color-blocked patterns are seen in everything from bottoms, dresses and tops. Of course things weren’t all black and white as we saw pops of bold reds, vibrant patterns and casual military details.

MARCIANO Holiday 2013

Marciano was all about chic holiday glam. LBDs boasted embellishment such as flapper-era fringe, mesh panels, cutouts, mixed fabrications and uber-flattering body grazing silhouettes. The collection also featured both gold and tonal hardware details, bold patterns (dark florals, rich paisley and jacquard prints), and like GUESS, lots of black and white, touches of deep, rich reds as well as nude linings and metallic details.

Whether you want to make a subtle or bold statement this holiday season, looking for a bit of old Hollywood glam or maybe a look with some modern sensuality, GUESS and Marciano has what you’re looking for.
Priyanka Chopra Becomes the New Face of GUESS

Bollywood Icon, Priyanka Chopra Becomes the New Face of GUESS

GUESS unveils their Holiday 2013 advertising campaign featuring the multiple award-winning, Bollywood icon, Priyanka Chopra. Priyanka, former Miss World 2000, actress, and recording artist, is one of the most recognized and celebrated Indian film actresses (you can currently hear her as the voice of Ishani, the reigning Pan-Asian champion from India in Disney Animation Studios’s film Planes). In the campaign, Priyanka portrays a movie star at home in an elegant Mediterranean villa wearing some of the season’s most stand-out dresses.
Priyanka Chopra Becomes the New Face of GUESS

Guided by Paul Marciano, Creative Director for GUESS?, Inc., and shot by former GUESS collaborator and musician, Bryan Adams, the campaign captures Priyanka’s free-spirited glamour in a collection of signature black and white photographs. “Priyanka’s confidence, strength, and sensuality reflect the qualities I always look for in a model,” said Marciano. “Priyanka reminds me of the young Sophia Loren and the top actresses of the 1950s. With the Indian movie industry exploding on a global stage, and GUESS having a brand presence in 87 countries, we could not have found a better global brand ambassador. Choosing Priyanka reinforces our celebration of multi-talented, dynamic and accomplished women.”

The campaign is stunningly beautiful. Looking at the images, I can’t help but think she’s channeling Brigitte Bardot or Sophia Loren. It’s great to see GUESS move from their typical “blond bombshell” to a “brown bombshell”. I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Priyanka (see video interview below) at the GUESS and Marciano Spring 2014 Press Preview (she graciously posed me for in the floral printed dress she’s wearing in one of the campaign photos). Although she’s represented many popular brands such as Pepsi, Nokia, Garnier, etc, GUESS is the first US fashion label she’s worked with.

“For as long as I can remember, GUESS has been at the epicenter of fashion for women. I am honored to be face of the GUESS brand and this iconic holiday campaign. GUESS is aspirational, inspirational and so relatable to women from across the world and I think this is a remarkable opportunity which in its own way, erases boundaries and makes the world a smaller place. When you look good, you feel great…and to me, that’s what Paul Marciano captured in these pictures and what GUESS is all about.”

Check out the video of the interview below:

GUESS and GUESS by Marciano Fall 2013 Collection

Influenced by the edgy coolness of a chic, modern women, GUESS and GUESS by Marciano showcased Fall 2013 collections that take today’s fashion lover from day to night, uptown to downtown.

GUESS by Marciano

The GUESS by Marciano Fall 2013 was very chic and feminine, a perfect mix of uptown styling but with very cool edge. The modern collection was vibrant and sophisticated with pops of color such as teal, cobalt blue, pink and bright orange. Key Fall 2013 trends include brocade, lace, retro-inspired silhouettes, mixed fabrications such as twill and wool, smooth leather seen in leggings dresses and blazers, military-style coats, fitted blazers, and fitted dresses. Some of my favorite looks from the GUESS by Marciano Fall 2013 Collection include the following:

GUESS

For the GUESS Fall 2013 Collection, we see effortless, cool style. Details such as embroidery, fringe and distressing add extra cool details to GUESS’s Fall looks. Fitted denim jumpers, coated body conscious pencil skirts, animal, tribal and camo prints, moto styles and western influences are present for this cool season. Plaid button-downs and coated denim join fringe jackets, while leather adds some downtown cool to classic silhouettes

What do you think of these eye-catching looks for GUESS and GUESS by Marciano?

FIRST LOOK | GUESS F/W 2013 Ad Campaign

This fall, GUESS’s new ad campaign has got the blues – the denim blues! Evoking the freedom of a road trip into the desert, the GUESS Fall 2013 advertising campaign celebrates America’s favorite look. Guided by Paul Marciano, Creative Director for Guess?, Inc., and shot by Raphael Mazzucco in Joshua Tree, California, the campaign features models, Gigi Hadid, Natasha Barnard, Megan Williams, Kate Bock, Gui Fedrizzi and Jacey Elthalion.

The ad campaigns features Americana influences – strong denim on denim looks, including denim overalls and jumpsuits (the classic American comeback trend) that are perfectly worn-in, and jeans in various shades of indigo. Denim shirts and jackets are seen in classic silhouettes, embellished, navajo-printed, and moto styles that add to the Western feel of the collection. Of course the color palette isn’t all blue – bold red leather jackets and coated denim are shown in strong pops of color against the mostly blue denim and neutral desert palette.

GUESS & Marciano Summer 2013 Collection Preview

GUESS

For Summer 2013, GUESS envisions a summer filled with shades of blue, crisp whites, tie-dyes, touches of neutral, dazzling prints and bold hues. The collection celebrates the brand’s strong denim DNA with short shorts and jeans that are studded, frayed, ombred, embroidered and printed. Along with denim, leggings, pants and dresses celebrate this classic hue in bohemian silhouettes and trendy tribal patterns.

While the classic denim hue dominated the summer 2013 collection, brights and neutrals are also presented. Bold orange is the dominate bright appearing in lightweight knits, striped tees, ombre and tie-dye denim. Neutrals are available in both classic hues and shapes as well as striking prints (a must have it the olive Military Jumpsuit)


MARCIANO

While the GUESS 2013 collection highlighted tribal prints and blues, Marciano Summer 2013 presented colorful and bold topical, eye-catching floral prints and bright hues that make for perfect vacation looks. Island tropic and palm beach prints like hibiscus florals are seen in flowing maxi skirts and blouses, maxi dresses with sexy cutouts and asymmetrical hemlines, off the shoulder blouses, chic jumpsuits, and flirty dresses.

Want a more sleeker, edgier look for your summer nights? Marciano has some standout pieces like their studded leather and sequin jackets, embroidered, lace and crocheted tanks, pants and maxis, sparkling lurex shorts and skirts, animal print rompers, maxis, tanks and tunics as well as classic black and white looks.

Both lines have collections for every woman whether she’s enjoying a weekend away or a night out on the town.