Currently, it is 66 degrees F and raining in Baltimore. I have never been so ready for fall and all of its crisp glory. Bring on the oversized sweaters, dark denim, boots, and early nights. I. Am. Ready.Continue reading “In a Mauve Mood”
Former angsty teen-queen turned respectable art gallery owner. Models her grandmother’s fur coat in the bedroom mirror at night.Continue reading “What Would You Wear? Fall 2016 RTW Edition”
I have a bitter sweet relationship with the Fall fashion shows. I love looking at the fashions, but I will never be able to afford any of these fabulous frocks. However, upon gazing at DvF’s Fall ready to wear collection, I gasped with joy. I’m not sure how many people heard me making this noise at my cubicle, but it was definitely audible.
The collection ranges from moody, romantic 70’s diva to graphic and peppy working gal. Every piece could easily find its way into your closet. There’s literally no piece that you could not snatch off one of those model’s bodies and slip onto before your dinner date with that hipstery cheese expert from the wine bar.
When I looked at the VINCE Fall 2013 collection I immediately thought, Now here’s a designer who gets me. Who understands that one of my dreams is to look like a cast extra from 2002’s Minority Report. Do you remember that movie? I love it. Everything is dark and somber and the days all have a grayish overtone. I imagine it’s like living in London.
Fall usually brings about the subdued colors and deeper, richer tones of brown, gray, burgundy, and emerald. There’s an understated luxury to the fall collections. I, for one, cannot wait for the days to get colder, nights to get crisper, and the kiddies to get the hell out of the streets. Go back to school already, you crazy whippersnappers!
It’s no secret I love a well dressed man. What’s not to love? A well fitted suit, the perfect pair of jeans, a great shawl collared sweater…it all looks good. Luckily for me, Ralph Lauren’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection checks off all of those looks and more. Prepare yourselves and gird your loins.