Weatherproof Marathon

Weatherproof Marathon

>> From minus thirty temperatures to slushy sleet to cats-and-dogs rain to ten minute snow storms with a peek of sun in between and then back to frigid winds and showers, this month has been a weather obstacle to challenge even the most pro of fashion month packers.  Not to toot my own packing horn but I consider myself a nifty/smart-ish packer, fine tuned by the regularity of hauling suitcases out of the house as well as travelling to a multitude of climates during the year.  There may not be official censuses to go by, but it’s certainly the wettest/windiest/coldest combo of gross weather I can remember for the duration of a fashion month.  My friend Phil Oh can fly attest to this – he along with the most hardcore of street style soldiers do have to actually stand outside the shows and endure the conditions as opposed to the fortunate peeps, who swan in and out of heated venues and warm cars).

All in all, it made for some wayward layers.  Multiple dresses and skirts over multiple trousers.  Faux furs hiding underneath bigger parkas.  Wearing body conscious tops in dubious fabrics just to create some artificial heat on the body.     Doubling/tripling up on Uniqlo Heat Tech as well as a trusty Uniqlo Lemaire polo neck, which I’ve worn so much this month, it’s pilling like mad.  And when it did get mildly warmer, might have wanted of spring summer’s prints – namely Coach’s ditzy florals, Simone Rocha’s sakura, Loewe’s menswear manga and Miu Miu’s clubbing cruise collection to come out and play, having been obscured by outerwear.  Towards the end of the month in Paris my coat-induced hunchback could finally be banished.  Bring on spring I say.

NYFW-New_York_Fashion_Week-Fall_Winter-17-Street_Style-Susie_Bubble-Ph. Collage Vintage – Acne jacket, skirt and scarf, Junya Watanabe top, Waven jeans, TL-180 bag, Acne x Stephen Jones hat

0213-susie-lau.nocrop.w1800.h1330.2xPh. Koo for TheCut – Molly Goddard grey smock, Celine trouers, Robert Clergerie slip-ons, M. Patmos beanie, Raey jacket

ETS_4590Ph. Egor Tsodov for Fashion IQ – Dion Lee jacket, Altuzarra shirt and skirt, vintage Chanel trousers, Altuzarra saddle bag, Céline slip-ons

image (1)Ph. Victoria Adamson for Refinery 29 – Shrimps jacket, Tome shirt, velvet top, shredded Waven jeans, Dorateymur boots, TL-180 bag

koo-street-style-0217-susie-lau.nocrop.w1800.h1330.2xPh. Koo for TheCut – Mr & Mrs Italy jacket, Coach biker jacket, dress and shoes

01-phil-oh-street-style-lfw-fall-rtw-2016Ph. Phil Oh for – Loewe jumper, Loewe Puzzle bag, Fyodor Golan dress J.W. Anderson shoes

image (3)Ph. Victoria Adamson for Refinery 29 – Miu Miu coat, Roksanda slipdress, Prada bag

LFW-STREET-DAY2-2-1080x750Ph. Phil Oh for – Coach jacket and dress underneath Ashish dress

Day-1Ph. IMAXTREE – Vintage Chinoiserie jacket and shirt, Pucci scarf, vintage Chanel trousers, Gucci bumble bee slippers, Gucci ‘Tian’ GG Boston bag, Dior sunglasses

mfw-street-day3-1Ph. Phil Oh for – Raey jacket, vintage Jean Paul Gaultier Jeans top and D&G top from Pelicans and Parrots, Minki Cheng skirt, Gucci ‘Tian’ GG Boston bag

imagePh. Victoria Adamson for Refinery 29 – Miu Miu jacket, Christopher Kane skirt, Loewe Puzzle bag, Meadham Kirchhoff shoes

paris-str-rf16-7644Ph. IMAXTREE – Toga dress, Burberry rucksack

_14A2251_2Ph. Stefano Poletti – X-Girl t-shirt, Simone Rocha skirt, Dior shawl, Louis Vuitton bag, Diadora trainers

koo-street-style-0308-susie-lau.nocrop.w1800.h1330.2xPh. Koo for TheCut – Wearing Poesia dress from Opening Ceremony, Miu Miu coat, Gucci ‘Tian’ GG Boston bag and Vans x & Other Stories shoes

paris-street-day-5-25Ph. Phil Oh for – Acne jumper, Miu miu dress, Acne bag

paris-street-day6-9Ph. Phil Oh for – Céline suit and bag, X-Girl t-shirt, Vans x & Other Stories shoes

25-phil-oh-paris-street-style-day8Ph. Phil Oh for – Kenzo hoodie, Loewe mens cardigan, Loewe Puzzle bag, Maison Margiela boots, vintage Chanel tights from


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  1. Patrica

    2016-03-14 at 8:53 PM
  2. Jeannie

    2016-03-14 at 9:54 PM

    When the desperation for warmth becomes delightfully fashionable

  3. Josefin M

    2016-03-15 at 9:49 AM

    It’s so hard to resist the temptation of just wearing a ski-jacket and thermo-pants and not caring about being fashionable. But you’ve definitely pulled it off!

  4. Ev

    2016-03-15 at 12:57 PM

    Nice pic 🙂


  5. Vivian

    2016-03-15 at 1:49 PM

    Your outfits are seriously outta this world awesome~

    Vivian | LIVE . IN . LOVE


  6. Señora Allnut

    2016-03-16 at 8:09 AM

    Fabulous layering (as usual) and fabulous inspiration!

  7. Sophia

    2016-03-17 at 2:20 AM

    i loved how you layered the shear dress over your outfit. it’s something i’ve definitely been wanting to be able to do with my wardrobe. I’m thinking of sewing my own 🙂

  8. Elin Tibäck

    2016-03-17 at 12:17 PM

    I truly love your style, so classy!! xoxo

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