Red, White Shirt and Blue Jeans

Posted by: Véronique Eshaya

The Fourth of July is the day to celebrate the independence of America. It’s a day full of parties, fireworks and BBQ’s! And definitely a day to dress in the patriotic theme colors: RED, WHITE & BLUE and a day to as patriotic as Miss Lana del Rey.

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Splash on some extravagant elements to your summer wardrobe and add some festive colored accessories! We offer red, white and blue outfits to help you stay stylin’. Whether you are going to your cousin’s annual white trash themed BBQ or keeping it classy and sophisticated at a soirée, we got you covered!

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This blue dress with geometrical cuts by Jason Wu is spot on for the summer. The sparkles are the perfect flare to get onto our top dress list for a festive 4th of July outfit. Take this piece out to a party and all attention will be on you!


Sparkles are not the only extravagant feature one could add for the Fourth of July – show up wearing a dress bursting with originality and fireworks like this red feathered Prabal Gurung dress.

Want to celebrate, but prefer having a more elegant and mature evening? This Oscar De La Renta dress looks like the perfect outfit to do so! The sheer and metallic belt around the waist are essential to get this classy look just right!

Tommy Hilfiger has you prepared for a fun night of carnivals and fireworks. Include accessories with the red white and blue theme to match your ensemble! This whole outfit is down pat for this day.

Street Style Inspirations

Get some patriotic inspiration from these fashion bloggers!

Make your way to an epic concert in this cool lace top and high waisted short outfit, all while staying in the holiday colored theme. We are loving the striped red bag!

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Keep it simple with a striped shirt, for a nice barbecue with friends!

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Accentuate your look with bright colored accessories like this big red tote and blue bracelet! Perfect if you are planning a calm celebration by having a picnic with friends.

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One’s to Watch

Take a look at the Agorique One’s to Watch designers for more Fourth of July inspirations!

Wear a loose fitting blue sheer dress for a celebration at the beach or to watch the fireworks.

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This bright red dress with asymmetrical cuts will have you looking stunning for your soirée!

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These bold red and blue clutches will add a punch of color to any outfit you choose to wear on this day!

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Happy Birthday America!

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Q&A With De La Forge

Posted by: Véronique Eshaya

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Maëlle de la Forge’s collection Des Noms d’Oiseaux (The Names of Birds) is rich both in meaning and aesthetics. Each piece is made with exclusive techniques and holds a story that  reflects its owner’s identity.

Agorique had the wonderful opportunity to catch up with Maëlle about her inspirations, the presence of poetry around us, what is in store for the future and her protagonist character; the bird. Read on to get a snippet of this designer’s story.

A: What makes De La Forge stand out?

DLF: I guess being self-taught gives me a new vision for jewelry. Whatever the technical difficulties,  I don’t put barriers to creativity and I go through with a project without hesitation! I love the challenge that comes with finding the technical solutions to put in volume what I have put on paper. It is for this reason that we were able to develop new exclusive techniques. I like to think that it is this vision that sets us apart from others.

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A: Can you talk to us about your collection Des Noms d’Oiseaux?  Tell us about your protagonist character in your collection, the bird.  Where did this inspiration come from?

DLFI grew up in the countryside, and I think how we perceive the world is strongly rooted by the environment of our childhood. The visual rhythms and volumes that can be observed in nature, both in the plant and animal world, fascinate me.

The bird is a rich animal in its respect and is a vast source of inspiration! This is also why the collection Des Noms d’Oiseaux is structured around a unique character, but the mediums of creation are multiple: sculpture, prints, and metal lace pattern. Motifs and volumes mingle around a paradox; the weight of lightness.

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A: You describe your collection as “une collection poétic”, what is the message you are conveying with your jewelry?

DLF: Poetry is present in everything around us. It is the emotion provoked by a meeting, a song, a painting… This emotion tells a story that I’m trying to restore through my jewelry. Each piece tells a unique story, and the jewelry becomes an accessory of identity.

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A: What is your best seller? What is your favorite piece?

DLF: This is a difficult question because it depends on each person’s personality. People get affected differently and each piece has its own story. I would say that the Manchette Alouette is our top product, this is a gem made from exclusive technology. The piece is surprisingly light and delicate, and I think it is its modernity and poetry that make it appealing.

Personally I cannot choose which is my favorite item, there is a little of me in every piece.

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A: Your studio is based in Paris, what’s your favorite café is in the city?

DLF: My favorite restaurant is Le Robinet d’Or: a hotel / cafe / restaurant that has a very serene atmosphere. This restaurant is a bubble in Paris with a beautiful ambiance. It is a mixture of different styles put together in a single location.

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A: Tell us how you envision the De La Forge woman? To which events is she wearing De La Forge?

DLF: The De La Forge woman is inspired, and is inspiring! This is a woman who has mastered the art of re-inventing herself, and her personality is reflected in the jewelry she chooses to wear every moment in a given day.

A: Any current projects/collaborations you can share with our readers?

DLF: I can give you a lead on the next collection: after having my head in the clouds, I now have my feet in the water.

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Your creations are exquisite, and we are eager to see what you come up with next! Merci beaucoup Maëlle!

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