What Nina Loves

From must-wears to must-haves to must-sees, MC Creative Director Nina Garcia shares her obsessions of the moment.

From must-wears to must-haves to must-sees, MC Creative Director Nina Garcia shares her obsessions of the moment.
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Nina's Obsessions

"With his first resort collection for Balenciaga, Alexander Wang put his sporty touch on Cristóbal’s classics."

Balenciaga, Resort 2014

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Nina's Obsessions

Elsa Peretti for Tiffany & Co. Bean Clutch.

Clutch, $2,200; tiffany.com.

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Nina's Obsessions

Stoclet House by Josef Hoffmann in Brussels, Belgium.

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Bootie Call

"Reed Krakoff told me Josef Hoffmann's design aesthetic informed these perforated shoes."

Shoes, $895; reedkrakoff.com.

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Nina's Obsessions

Michael Kors Neck Cuff, $395; 866-709-KORS.

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Resort Report

"All clean lines and modern accessories, Michael Kors' cruise collection is at the top of my list."

Michael Kors, Resort 2014

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Nina's Obsessions

"Transparency is a major trend for fall. I love the silk organza collar detail on this Dior top."

Top, Price upon request; 800-929-DIOR for special order.

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House Hunter

"This season I am very much inspired by architectural modernism. From Bob Hope's Palm Springs home, which was designed by John Lautner and completed in 1980 (and is currently on the market) to a handful of simple yet chic resort collections—Balenciaga and Dior come to mind—what once was old is new again."

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Double-Stranded

"I don't need to say this twice: Costume jewelry never looked this good."

Necklace, $1,800, Dior; 800-929-DIOR.

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Pixel Perfect

"My favorite tech toys of the moment: Sony VAIO Duo 13 and Connor's iPad app, which lets you customize your own greeting cards."

Laptop/tablet hybrid, $1,399, Sony Electronics; store.sony.com.

App, free; store.apple.com.

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Nina's Obsession

"When in the United Arab Emirates' capital, Abu Dhabi, stay in the ultraglamorous Sky Suite suspended between the two Nation Towers of the St. Regis Abu Dhabi, opening in November."

stregisabudhabi.com

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Cross to Bare

"These Beach Riot suits are reminiscent of the jeweled cross sweaters of Christian Lacroix's 1988 haute couture collection."

Suits, $248 each; beachriot.com.

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Nina's Obsessions

"This Dior lacquer cuff is proof that style is all in the wrist."

Cuff, $1,500; 800-929-DIOR for special order

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Rock Star

"Photographer Henry Clarke captured a whimsical Marisa Berenson wearing Valentino back in 1967. It's the same carefree mood—evident in playful prints and sparkly embellishments— that has captured my att ention today."

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Crystal Visions

Beige Beaded Bag, $2,695; 212-772-6969.

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Nina's Obsession
Stella McCartney Resort gets six stars.
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Nina's Obsession

"All signs point to the success of Louis Vuitton's Epi Neverfull style of handbags, available this month."

Bag, $1,990; 866-VUITTON.

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All Ears

"Alber Elbaz is the master of all things feminine, so it's no surprise that he's the man behind these bejeweled earrings."

Earrings, $1,695; net-a-porter.com.

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Nina's Obsessions
Stella McCartney Dress, $2180; 212-255-1556.
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Crystal Visions

Valentino Garavani Green Studded Clutch, $1,495; 212-772-6969.

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Crystal Visions

Valentino Garavani Sandals, $1,295; 212- 772-6969.

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Crystal Visions

Valentino Garavani Yellow Jeweled Clutch, $2,295, 212-772-6969.

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Nina's Obsessions

Tracey Emin Art, Price upon request; traceyeminstudio.com for information.

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