March 16th, 2018
Cool Collaboration

CTJ x Pallas

A few weeks ago Claire Thomson-Jonville (top left), editor in chief of Self Service Magazine, posted on Instagram that she is collaborating with the Parisian label Pallas and used the hashtag #lesmoking.  The resulting capsule collection launches in June and Ms. Thomson-Jonville spoke with Vogue’s Mark Holgate about her inspiration for the line. From the three images above, they look like classic wardrobe staples.

Image of Claire Thomson-Jonville from Instagram, Pallas images courtesy Vogue.

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BOTTEGA VENETA

The Pouch gathered leather clutch bag

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Single-breasted leather coat

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Intrecciato-woven leather tote

BOTTEGA VENETA

Ruched slingback leather pumps

BOTTEGA VENETA

The Pouch large leather clutch bag

SAINT LAURENT

Miles leather ankle boots

GUCCI

Print jute tote bag

MANOLO BLAHNIK

Iacopo double band sandal

SAINT LAURENT

bandana print tie neck blouse

MANOLO BLAHNIK

Iacopo double band sandal

LAURA LOMBARDI

Mella gold-tone hoop earrings

FENDI

embroidered flared skirt

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  • The clothes look beautiful, but I wish they’d styled them not with white tennis shoes with the trousers puddling around them, because I find them glaring in this context. I prefer trousers that are ankle length and with a loafer or flat. But, I agree, it looks like a great collection.

    KathyMarch 17th, 2018  2:57 PM

     
  • Funny, I immediately loved the suits but, like Kathy, found the shoes and hems jarring too. I know they are not intended to be worn only in this way, but for me, it affects my ability to really zero in on something when it’s shown with shoes I can’t relate to even a little. The red on the top right model is stunning! Most importantly, I’m loving this return to daytime dressing.

    PaulaMarch 18th, 2018  1:27 AM

     
  • Along the lines of Kathy’s comment, the clothes are classic. I like the use of the tennis shoes, but I was surprised, as I thought that” look” was waning. The overly long pants, is this just a look for magazine images? I always see this in magazines, but rarely in real life. Who buys beautiful trousers to wipe up the floors with them? I like a little slouch, like in two of the images, but the red trousers leave me wondering “why”.

    AprilMarch 18th, 2018  12:41 PM

     
  • Pallas is one of my most favorite brands for anything but especially their smoking. I have a classic black but this new collection is amazing and I have my eye on the grey check which looks a bit like a classic Prince of Wales or windowpane check. Beautiful.

    RTGMarch 19th, 2018  11:17 AM

     
  • Very cool collab

    That's Not My AgeMarch 20th, 2018  2:53 PM

     

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