January 11th, 2016
Chanel Pre-Fall

Dream Dress


I have a black tie event later this month and I’m already thinking/stressing about what to wear. A pic of this Chanel Pre-Fall dress is pinned to my inspiration board—it’s divine.


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Chunky large hoops


Trio bag


High neck sweater in double face Shetland cashmere


Wrap skirt in wool felt


Elliptic Heel nappa lambskin ankle boot


Signet ring


Square sunglasses


Coat in double face cashmere


Crew neck sweater in double face shetland wool and cashmere


Elliptic Heel nappa lambskin ankle boot


Baroque hoops


Knot ring made of vermeil

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  • It’s perfection….

    KathyJanuary 11th, 2016  4:08 PM

  • Love it – classic and timeless. Investment dressing at its best.

    MelanieJanuary 11th, 2016  4:28 PM

  • It’s beautiful. I have my daughter’s wedding in November and I’m already a teeny bit stressed as to what I will be wearing. Understated elegance like this is always appreciated.

    AprilJanuary 11th, 2016  5:19 PM

  • This is a gorgeous dress – black lace, skirt, waisted, feminine . . . all of the traits I love. Nothing beats a party dress!

    For a Spring black tie event, have you considered wearing black and white, in beautiful fabrics. Short sleeves or sleeveless, perhaps with a cut-away skirt? I have such a dress, from the very refined but now tragically closed Lida Baday, who’s influences were French. Understated, fabulous fabrics, finished with superb quality and workmanship. She wasn’t a big name as far as advertising goes, but this woman was a gifted designer and understood quality. For a November wedding, what about something along the lines of the dress featured here? Never part with great evening wear.

    PaulaJanuary 11th, 2016  11:44 PM

  • Just beautiful.

    LeeJanuary 12th, 2016  12:22 AM

  • What a beautiful dress that I imagine will be passed on through the generations!

    LisaJanuary 12th, 2016  10:28 AM

  • Gorgeous dress! What is she wearing on her feet? Look like lace socks.
    They’re wonderful.

    LBSJanuary 12th, 2016  11:05 AM

  • Paula: I’m with you. I, too, mourn the loss of Lida Baday.

    Lynn@maturityanditsmuse.orgJanuary 13th, 2016  9:50 PM

  • It’s absolutely gorgeous, you can never go wrong with black, lace and Chanel… Let us know if you decide to invest in it !


    CarolineJanuary 14th, 2016  5:06 AM


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