November 9th, 2018
On My Mind

We Had It So Good

When I saw this picture on @fastened2fashion ‘s Instagram feed, I got a lump in my throat — Phoebe Philo made is so easy, with just a few simple pieces, to look polished and pulled together. Missing Céline.

I put a number of Céline items in the kic shop.

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PRADA

Small Sidonie top-handle tote bag

TOM FORD

Belted leather-trimmed twill jacket

THE ROW

Shelly stretch-cotton poplin tank

THE ROW

Flat-front skinny pants

MANOLO BLAHNIK

Atrita metallic leather sandals

THE ROW

Lorna crewneck long-sleeve midi dress

VALENTINO GARAVANI

The Rockstud Spike medium appliquéd leather shoulder bag

BOTTEGA VENETA

Paneled cotton and silk-blend midi dress

ROCHAS

Bow-trimmed satin slingback pumps

CHLOÉ

Ribbon-tie silk blouse

CHLOÉ

Slim-leg wool-blend trousers

SAINT LAURENT

Woven trench coat

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  • LVMH ignore cashed up, middle aged women at the peril of your bottom line

    ClaireNovember 9th, 2018  6:20 AM

     
  • This is perfection. Preston, would you be kind enough to do a post on your favorite fashion Instagramers? It can be hard to find chic with twist accounts that are meant for those over a certain age. A fellow Smith alum thanks you!

    KatherineNovember 9th, 2018  7:18 AM

     
  • Hello – thanks for posting my photo. I’ve been following your blog for years and you inspired me to start the IG account under fastened2fashion to share the things I like so thanks for the inspiration and shout out!

    TracyNovember 9th, 2018  7:22 AM

     
  • Tracy – thank you for letting me post your picture — it says it all.

    PrestonNovember 9th, 2018  7:28 AM

     
  • Yes she has been brilliant at Chloe and Celine. Let’s hope she designs under her own name in the future. That would be amazing!

    RTGNovember 9th, 2018  9:04 AM

     
  • Those earrings are perfection.

    Shawn BrattonNovember 9th, 2018  5:40 PM

     
  • Such a beautiful collection of timeless, elegant pieces. A couple of weeks ago, I bought the Celine box bag for fear that new design team would change it or discontinue it. I’ll treasure it always.

    Liz VelasquezNovember 10th, 2018  12:32 PM

     
  • Agree. Doesn’t it say something crazy that we are buying items in a bit of a panic from a house because we’re afraid of their future design?

    SueMNovember 12th, 2018  1:16 PM

     

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