While gathering friends together to celebrate her new collection, jewelry designer Sophie Buhai reminisces about dinner parties her parents threw when she was little girl. It’s a lovely read.
Text by Crystal Meers and photography by Molly SJ Lowe for T Magazine
Demi-fine 14K gold-plated hoop
Oversized-lapel double-breasted wool-blend coat
Quincy shiny ballerina loafer mule
Pleated checked wool midi skirt
High-rise straight-leg jeans
Blanche leather ankle boots
Bellechasse medium leather-trimmed canvas bag
My friend is trying to convince me to buy a J. Crew bodysuit and I admit that they look great with pants and skirts—no more tucking and retucking. It’s the snaps that give me pause… Thoughts?
When one of my favorite bloggers, Navaz Batliwalla of Disneyrollergirl, posted this Smythson travel story on Jane Birkin, I asked if I could be a copycat and share it with my readers, too.
Annemarieke van Drimmelen’s photographs of the 70-year-old English actress, musician, and style icon are beautiful and the lengthy interview is well worth a read—it’s also fun to see Ms. Birkin at home in Paris with her bulldog Dolly and peek inside her beauty kit.
I ran a longer version of this post 7 years ago and it’s just as relevant today. I was addressing the fact that many women wear 20% of their clothes 80% of the time:
The above story from the November 2007 issue of Vogue was written by Mark Holgate who must have been prescient since it ran moments before the downturn. The ironic timing aside, I love that the stylist Aleksandra Woronieka above wears just a few pieces- but the few pieces are great and timeless. Here we are 10 years later and I would love to own everything on her rack; the perfect simple wardrobe!
Sam McKnight is a brilliant hair stylist and I am fortunate to have worked with him on numerous shoots and shows. He recently launched a small line of products and I’m dying to try them, especially the dry shampoo. Tbc.
The track “High” by LA-based trio Sir Sly was a hit song of summer 2017, but I have & Run on repeat right now— who doesn’t want to “kick my shoes off and run” these days.
Couldn’t be at the superb Céline SS18 show? No problem, some of the best images are on Instagram. Trench coats, slouchy bags, hoop earrings—sign me up!
Thanks for the pics @samiranasr and @suzannekoller, I made the top one 😉
September was so busy with the launch of Palais and college visits here and abroad, I didn’t even get around to posting a to-do list. Good thing there are a number of new books out by some of my most beloved authors—I look forward to some down time.
The Burning Girl, Fresh Complaint, Manhattan Beach, Little Fires Everywhere.
I’ve always been a big fan of A.P.C.’s jeans thanks to my friend Mary who is a complete devotee. The house’s founder Jean Touitou got very creative with denim in the SS18 collection and the results are fantastic. After years of only using a stiff dark rinse, Touitou has added a bit of stretch to help with fit on pieces like the safari jacket. Every piece here, especially the vest and “ankle-skimming” coat, is on my to-try list.
Model Giedre Dukaukaite looks wonderful in this Vogue Australia story. Geidre’s been on my radar since the FW17 Valentino ad—I think she’s lovely.
Photography by Ben Weller Styling by Cathy Kasterine