STYLE GURU STYLE: Cold-(Ox)Blooded

Fashion is in the air as Paris Fashion Week wraps up with the haute couture collections of designers such as Chanel, Dolce&Gabbana and Dior. However, my eyes are still glued to the spring 2015 ready-to-wear Calvin Klein Collection. The sleek and bold looks of Francisco Costa’s designs were amazing and his effortless attempt at color-blocking bold colors and textures such as metallic silver, rich oxblood and sheer navy. The hair and makeup was minimal which complemented Costa’s sleek and chic designs.

Perhaps the most exhilarating part of the runway show is the mixture of textures with leather as smooth as butter to sheer and silk. The collection caters to all women, offering feminine and masculine alternatives. Costa also creates a sense of confidence and comfort through his designs in the spring 2015 ready-to-wear collection. I am especially interested in his use of oxblood. Since the color has made its debut on runways, I have been obsessed. Oxblood is the perfect color for any season, any style and any outfit, even on your lips! The color pairs well with all colors, textures and patterns, like my ensemble. I paired a textured oxblood high-waisted skirt over a long sleeve navy blue and white striped shirt. I am wearing gold metal, a gold shoulder bag, black booties and, for the cold weather, black pantyhose.

This look can be worn any time of the day and is ideal for the colder weather. Simply take off the pantyhose for a warmer, more casual look. Keep the makeup and jewelry simple and you are good to go! At night, wear a bold red lipstick to complete the look.

Get My Look: 1. An oxblood skirt. 2. A pair of black booties. 3. A gold shoulder bag.