September 20th, 2014
Bottega Veneta Spring 2015 Show

True Spring

Bottega Veneta

I had a visceral response to the Bottega Veneta show, like love at first sight. Perhaps I’ve found my fashion soulmate in Tomas Maier. These are true spring clothes, the ones I will be excited to wear after a long winter.

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BOTTEGA VENETA

Cashmere coat

LOEWE

Hammock bag

CHLOÉ

Striped trousers

MARNI

Slide

CHLOÉ

Floral blouse

SAINT LAURENT

Suede sandals

CHLOÉ

Foral blouse

FRAME

Jeans

CHLOÉ

Scalloped pump

LARKSPUR & HAWK

Quartz earrings

SEE BY CHLOÉ

Velvet dress

MANSUR GAVRIEL

Suede loafers

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  • Tomas Maier’s interview in the New Yorker some months (maybe a year) ago was really the beginning of my own love story with him – the subtitle read “just have less”. Exactly. The article is so compelling, so brilliant, so exactly the way I wish everyone thought – I have scanned into my computer a reminder that there is sanity in the world! The collection is brilliant – this one of my favorites in neutrals – and makes me think of my other “just have less” heroes – Calvin and Kelly Klein, John Pawson (whom Calvin selected to build his Madison flagship). I have not had the privilege to meet Mr. Maier, but think of his quotes from the NYer piece often – it makes me smile with delight and agreement!

    tabithaSeptember 20th, 2014  11:03 AM

     
  • Tomas Maier gets it right every time.

    MargoSeptember 20th, 2014  11:14 AM

     
  • Deeply in love with that black and white dress, as well as the rest, but the dress is perfect for LA.

    KathySeptember 20th, 2014  11:36 AM

     
  • Agreed. Very wearable clothes–not throwbacks to a different era, just here-and-now modern.

    pindaSeptember 20th, 2014  1:24 PM

     
  • Agree, it was perfect!

    EllaSeptember 20th, 2014  3:13 PM

     
  • Yes, beautiful, practical, discrete, but with personality! I wouldn’t mind to have all this collection in my wardrobe.

    AnaSeptember 20th, 2014  3:56 PM

     
  • Just beautiful–any woman, any age could slip these on and power wear. And then there are those fabulous handbags . . . sighing!

    PaulaSeptember 21st, 2014  12:41 AM

     
  • Me too! Love all the short belted jackets!

    HayleySeptember 21st, 2014  1:19 PM

     
  • There was an article years back where he said something along the lines of – I prefer to have very little, but it has to be exactly the right thing – a powerful insight that has helped me edit not just my wardrobe, but my life.

    SamSeptember 22nd, 2014  2:19 AM

     
  • Love it all!

    AprilSeptember 22nd, 2014  10:06 AM

     

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