PF18

The Row

Georgina Grenville, one of my very favorite ’90s models who I cast in just about everything, is in The Row’s PF18 collection images—she looks amazing, as do the clothes and accessories.

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ELIZABETH AND JAMES

Kellen ribbed cotton-blend tunic

GUCCI

Brixton horsebit-detailed leather collapsible-heel loafers

GIOIA BINI

Emma shirtdress

STELLA MCCARTNEY

Eva silk crepe de chine blouse

VINCE

Linen-blend culottes

MIU MIU

Crossover velvet flatform sandals

AQUAZZURA

Quant leopard-print calf hair ankle boots

GIVENCHY

GV3 small textured-leather and suede shoulder bag

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN

Almeria leather wedge espadrilles

CHLOÉ

Patch-pocket cotton coat

MUUN

Bilbao mini tote

GUCCI

Ginger embellished two-tone textured-leather pumps

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A Classic Scarf

I posted on the classic scarf last fall, but, I’ve yet to wear one and I have a number of beautiful scarves that should see the light of day. I’m just not sure how to style it without looking matronly. Both The Real Real and Vestiaire have vintage Hermès scarves.

Image © Vogue Italia

On My Mind

The Big Clean-Out

I am in the process of a major spring cleaning—being ruthless. Deciding on what to do with my old magazines. Last time we moved I tossed the 10 years of Vogue issues I’d cast—was cathartic.

It Item

“Out of Africa” Inspired

My dear friend sent me a picture of this fab Joseph skirt—she loves it because it’s so “Out of Africa”. With all the gorgeous neutrals this spring, there’s a good chance many of us will be channeling a bit of Meryl Streep’s wardrobe from the film.

Men’s linen shirt, skirt, Saint Laurent sandals

Films

Isle of Dogs

Wes Anderson’s new movie, “Isle of Dogs”, got rave reviews from a number of friends. The story, filmed in stop-action animation, sounds interesting.

WSJ. Magazine

Breezy Staples

The WSJ. Magazine ,that’s on newsstands this weekend, is like the gift that keeps on giving—so many good stories. The belt is my new favorite accessory.

Photography by Benjamin Vnuk   Styling by Laura Stoloff

Tiffany & Co. TV Campaign

T: Kendall Conrad

California-based accessories designer Kendall Conrad talks about her love of jewelry in a new Tiffany & Co. tv campaign watch here. When I was at Vogue I cast Kendall in a shoot with Helmut Newtonshe’s even more beautiful today. Kendall was also a kic profile and participated in the White Jeans series.

It Items

Three Easy Pieces

From April until early June, I have a number of lunches, a graduation, and other sundry events that require a ladylike look. I’ve been eyeing the multi-hoop trend and love this pair because they are light-weight. This dress could be worn a number of times if I switch up the accessories, the price point is kind, and could easily go from day to evening.  A styling note: with the low-cut armholes, I will wear a black tank underneath. These Saint Laurent mules have been on my list for a few seasons—it’s time to give them a test drive.

Natasha Shweitzer multi-hoop earrings, Alice + Olivia belted dress, Saint Laurent mules.

Beauty

Wellness

Wellness is not just a trend, it’s a lifestyle and it’s big business. Gwyneth’s GOOP just raised 50 million in series C funding, Amanda Bacon was an early adopter with her Moon Juice line, my vegan daughter is a by Chloe and Ella Mills fan, and Bobbi Brown is launching a lifestyle company called Beauty Evolution—just to name a few.

I eat well, work out, and live a very eco-conscious lifestyle, but still, I’m not as invested in wellness as I could be. Would love your thoughts on this.

Image courtesy British Vogue

On My Mind

April To-Do List

My friend Kathy confirmed that “An American Marriage” is a memorable book and she also recommended “Tangerine”. We have similar taste in novels so I look forward to both. Having spent (almost) every summer on Martha’s Vineyard, I grew up hearing accounts from the locals of the Chappaquiddick incident in 1969 and am curious if they jibe with the upcoming movie. Last year we only planted herbs and we were sorry late summer to have no vegetables of our own. So, this year we are adding purple artichokes, heirloom tomatoes, beets, and potatoes. It’s the beginning of rhubarb season and I want to make these hand pies that I found on the site Dinner with Julie—yum!