Years ago, I collected a number of vintage patterns. My favorite is this Patou gown and I’m considering having it made for an upcoming event. I love a square neckline and need short sleeves since white, elbow-length gloves are required. My own accessories would keep the dress from looking vintage, which isn’t a bad thing, actually. Navy is chic, too.
In industry news: The Jean Patou fashion house is being resurrected by LVMH. Guillaume Henry, the newly appointed creative director, will hopefully revive the label. Founded in 1912, Patou was renowned for sportswear. Sadly, today it is only known for its perfumes.
Capri cotton-poplin shirt
Leather knee boots
Shaw wrap-effect ribbed organic cotton-fleece top
+ NET SUSTAIN We're Not Done wide-leg jeans
Striped cashmere sweater
The Pouch leather clutch
Hiandra toe-loop leather sandals
Logo-engraved stacked ring
Cleo ruched swimsuit
Jimmy logo-embroidered leather slides
Print jute tote bag
Very Boogie 60 suede ankle boots