January 1st, 2020
Jewelry

Just Enough

This picture, from October Vogue UA, is a reminder that sometimes one or two spectacular pieces of jewelry make more of a statement than stacks of bangles and layers of pendants. The matching Tiffany Victoria collection earrings and bracelet are sublime.

Photography by Fabien Montique  Styling by Ray Tetauira

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ANNA QUAN

Bebe ribbed cotton top

CELINE

Manon Wedge

CELINE

Deeply pleated shirt dress

HERMÈS TIMESPIECES

Heure H 21 mm small gold-plated and textured-leather watch

GUCCI

1955 Horsebit grained-leather shoulder bag

TOTÊME

Aviles ribbed wool-blend sweater

GUCCI

Grosgrain-trimmed cady tunic

CELINE

Lerins sandals in vegetable-tanned calfskin

ABERCROMBIE & FITCH

Satin midi skirt

GUCCI

1955 Horsebit grained-leather shoulder bag

BOTTEGA VENETA

Stretch Pumps in mesh

BOTTEGA VENETA

The Pouch medium leather clutch

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  • This is a nice post to start the NewYear on! It speaks to me on a few levels: confirming once again that less really is more; confirms my love blue and black worn together; confirms my passion for simple black dress shoes and a kitten heel; and finally, it’s really always been about a fresh face!

    PaulaJanuary 1st, 2020  11:05 PM

     
  • Love Paula’s comment.

    karenJanuary 2nd, 2020  7:15 AM

     
  • I also love Paula’s comment and agree with you both.

    KathyJanuary 2nd, 2020  8:10 AM

     
  • Happy new year & happy anniversary.
    Love this post and love her freckles. Great comments too
    Sue

    SusanJanuary 2nd, 2020  8:54 AM

     
  • Happy New Year! Keep the navy coming and love that fresh face with freckles.

    SarahJanuary 2nd, 2020  9:06 AM

     
  • Please let this be the powerhouse “trend” for the new decade. Simply fabulous!

    Jean Louise LillyJanuary 2nd, 2020  11:17 AM

     
  • Happy New Year, Preston! This is a stunning look, defies age and decade.

    It’s funny- I’ve had a less is more perspective since I was in junior high. I think it was a combination spending time in my mother’s and maternal grandmother’s closets, and both of them sewed a lot of our clothes until I entered the 8th grade. I remember spending time pouring over bolts of fabric with them and then watch them accessorize these beautiful dresses they made with one of two pieces of jewelry and a great heel- always looking at texture for contrast, not pattern.

    And going to an all girls school, we lived in navy, black and forest green tartan, so my closet has always favored a neutral color palette, except for true reds, and a pop of yellow and pink in the summer. Funny how those early experiences shape the way we present ourselves to the world.

    SeverineJanuary 5th, 2020  6:47 AM

     
  • LOVE this. Can you please tell us who makes the pants?

    PaulaJanuary 5th, 2020  10:41 AM

     
  • Spot on and refreshing. Kind of a Hayley Mills throwback of the Susan twin in the Parent Trap.

    Happy New Years Preston- and to the KIC community.
    I do not comment too frequently, but peruse habitually. Essential reading, imho.
    The KIC readership/commenters club is a great added bonus.

    Dana
    Minneapolis

    danaJanuary 5th, 2020  12:45 PM

     
  • Totally agree about one or two carefully chosen pieces

    That's Not My AgeJanuary 8th, 2020  6:06 AM

     

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