spring 2013 ready to wear style

This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Brizo. Brizo is a fashion brand for kitchen and bath faucets that brings eco-friendly style into your home.

My friend Lois sent me the MP3 of Justin Timberlake’s Suit & Tie featuring Jay Z yesterday, and told me to listen to it, and then watch the video. (For those of you reading this via email, if you click on the title of this post you can view the video embedded below.)

I love it.  And as soon as I saw the video I thought ‘I have to write about this for my Monday fashion column, because the look is right off the runway of…’

jason wu spring 2013

Jason Wu‘s Spring 2013 Ready to Wear Collection!, which I attended in September as part of Brizo Fashion Week.

jason wu spring 2013

How perfect is everything in this collection (and how amazing is Wu, by the way?!)? The cropped tailored shorts, the leather and lace, the red lips, and coiffed hair.

jason wu spring 2013

For this body of work, Wu was influenced by the Helmut Newton retrospective that ran at the Grand Palais in Paris in early 2012.  Lillian Bassman and her signature black and white images were another reference point for the designer.

jason wu spring 2013

This collection by Wu is one of the most elegantly provocative I have ever seen. And Justin and Jay Z’s rat pack collab? A winner.

I think a Jason, Justin, Jay-Z collaboration ought to be next.

Images / Runway fashion from Jason Wu’s Spring 2013 Ready to Wear Collection via Style.com / Screenshot from Suit & Tie video captured on YouTube.com /

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Author: Sarah Sarna

Interior Designer and Editor helping intelligent women unlock their style and own it, à la: decorating, fashion, beauty, and beyond.

  • Lois Adelman

    I love this!!! Perfect match

  • Now Jason is in the mix too! Thank you Lois!!

  • Lois Adelman

    Its not just JT and Jay-Z …. this just made my morning! How do you do this … put it all together!!!! AMAZING mix!