July 18, 2016

Red and Pale Blue

Victoria Beckham vogue.com
Victoria Beckham vogue.com

I’ve always loved the somewhat off beat color combo of tomato red and baby blue. Apparently so does Victoria Beckham. Though this outfit couldn’t be simpler it’s striking because of the color mix and the perfect proportion of the slightly cropped sweater to the slim cut but not tight pants. Sleeves casually pushed up, dark glasses and clean nude sandals with undone hair emphasize the nonchalant attitude. This is a clear case of the whole being greater than the sum of its parts. Fashion recently has adopted a more is more attitude but sometimes the power of simple, understated chic is a welcome relief.

July 6, 2016

Who Wears the Big Pants?

Ellery vogue.com
Ellery vogue.com

Oversized pants to the extreme showed up on many a Resort ’17 collection. The more relaxed silhouette is very appealing to me. Though it looks great on a six-foot model I know the average height person could end up looking like a hobbit. Continue reading “Who Wears the Big Pants?”

July 5, 2016

Hermes Resort

All images vogue.com
All images vogue.com

It’s hard to believe that Resort presentations continue into July overlapping the Fall ‘17 couture shows that have started in Paris and the odd Spring ‘17 presentations that some houses are doing in a response to fast fashion. The Hermes presentation, which took place in the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré store on July 3rd, was worth the wait. Continue reading “Hermes Resort”