FW18 NYFW Essentials
As New York Fashion Week approaches, the Kirna Zabête buying team calls out all of the essentials they will be wearing and carrying to survive the show season in style. From Saint Laurent sunglasses to Gucci shoes, shop them all below.
“Staying warm while looking chic is always a challenge, but this Barrie sweater checks both boxes” Barrie V-Neck Sweater, “Long days call for footwear that reminds you to have fun with fashion” Gucci GG Velvet Slide with Mink Fur, “I am loving winter whites at the moment, and this Fendi bag will carry all of my necessities” Fendi Kan I Scalloped Handbag, “Monse designers Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia have quickly become my go-tos, especially one-piece wonders like this asymmetric blouse” Monse Floral Asymmetric Shirt. - Beth Buccini, Founder/Owner
“I absolutely love hoodies because they are super comfortable and warm—this one stands out with its cool, washed look!” Saint Laurent Washed Hoodie, “NYFW calls for shoes that I can run around in, and I love the pink and green velvet on these GG loafers” Gucci Jordan GG Velvet Loafer, “I never seem to have enough time to get dressed in the morning, but these Balenciaga skinny pants will make everything easier” Balenciaga High Rise Skinny Trousers, “My goal for 2018 is to downside my handbags, starting with this mini padlock Gucci!” Gucci Padlock Small GG Bees Shoulder Bag. - Lauren Forst, Buying Director
“I am loving strong pops of pink right now and this Gucci bomber is just what I need to freshen up my outerwear game during fashion week” Gucci Embroidered Reversible Silk Bomber Jacket, “This Chloe bracelet bag is both elegant and modern. The soft yellow and gold hardware will go with everything is my closet” Chloé Nile Bracelet Bag, “I always have to throw in a pair of black pants into rotation and this Marc Jacobs style is fun with the pompoms” Marc Jacobs Pom-Pom Embellished Crepe Straight-Leg Pants, “Expertly deconstructed, this is the best kind of not-so-basic-wear-with-everything top that will be my go to!” Proenza Schouler Asymmetric One-Shoulder Crepe Top. - Molly Raney, E-Commerce Director
“There is no doubt I will be layering this denim jacket underneath my winter coats for extra warmth!” Balenciaga Swing Oversized Denim Jacket, “This Barcelona bag gives me another solid reason to HEART Loewe” Loewe Small Barcelona Bag with Multicolor Hearts, “A playful pair of sunglasses never hurts—especially during stressful show seasons!” Saint Laurent Heart-Shaped Sunglasses, “Stripes! Logos! Oh, my. Get ready to see me wear this sweater on serious repeat” Gucci Crewneck Sweater with GG Logo. - Jessica Minkoff, Editorial Director
“There is no doubt I will stay warm with this easy-to-wear fur scarf!” Demarson Eva Sash Fur Scarf, “These Ellery pants will be my unexpected pop of color this season” Ellery Orlando Bootleg Trousers with Piping, “I will be accenting all of my looks with these striped Gucci sunglasses” Gucci Striped Round-Frame Acetate Sunglasses, “This shopper tote is surprisingly roomy—I can fit all of my NYFW necessities inside, and more.” Balenciaga XS Bazaar Shopper in Graffiti. - Tiernan Cowling, Associate Buyer
“I love small cross body bags and am looking forward to wearing this one in #KZRed” Balenciaga XS Blanket Reporter Bag, “This floral print top is the perfect start for transitioning my wardrobe into spring” Proenza Schouler Floral Print Silk Georgette Top, “Pink is still going strong—and these have the best heel height for long #NYFW days” Gianvito Rossi Kyoto Satin Mules, “I have always wanted to invest in one of Saint Laurent’s signature biker jackets and this one is it!” Saint Laurent Classic Biker Jacket with Lace-Up Detail. - Charlotte Olander, Assistant Buyer