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Totes

Oversized bags were all over the runways and this Balenciaga tote (the small version and here is adorable, too) would up the cool factor considerably.

Instagram pic @suzannekoller

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THE ROW

Emma ruffled leather slides

CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC

Peak-lapel tie-waist coat

KHAITE

Alissa mid-rise slim-leg boyfriend jeans

DIOR

I-Dior leather point-toe bootie

AURELIE BIEDERMANN

Tangerine gold-plated necklace

SOLUDOS

Flor embroidered espadrille

ALTUZARRA

Campbell ribbed-knit cardigan

THE GREAT

The Army Nerd cropped stretch-twill skinny pants

ALTUZARRA

D'Orsay canvas espadrilles

ERDEM

Cordelia floral-print silk crepe de chine midi dress

BALENCIAGA

Button earrings

DIOR

J'Adior leather slingback flat

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To See

Joe’s Film on Azzedine Alaia

I stumbled upon fashion stylist Joe McKenna’s documentary on Tunisian-born French designer Azzedine Alaia on Instagram–it’s a must-see. The New York Times spoke with Joe about what inspired him to make the film.

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Nili Lotan’s Perfect Weekend-Wear

Nili Lotan has some of the best jeans and chinos– perfect weekend-wear.

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What-To-Wear Weather

What do you wear when it’s 30° in the morning and 60° by afternoon? I pile on the layers and top off with a knit poncho or wrap. I have a number of cashmere ponchos that I’ve collected on my travels. They are perfect for traveling, too.

Poncho, jeans, Tod’s loafer

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A Versatile Skirt

I have a number of events this spring that range from a daytime graduation to cocktails, launches, book signings, etc. When I saw this flirty Giambattista Valli skirt I had an ‘aha’ moment–it could be styled so many ways (with items I already have) and it wouldn’t look like I’m wearing the same thing over and over again.

Black Isabel Marant top and herewhite Isabel Marant top, brown A.P.C. sandals, Givenchy earrings, The Row mules.  I love this longer skirt by Ulla Johnson, too.

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HVN

These ’40s and ’50s vintage-inspired dresses by Harley Viera-Newton are so pretty and feminine– throw-on-and-go.

HVN available here and here.

The collection launch at Colette last fall

The collection launch at Colette Paris last fall

Vieri-Newton is her own best advertising.

Viera-Newton is her own best advertising.

WSJ. Magazine

‘Dream State: Vintage-Inspired Styles for Him and Her’

These pictures are from an adorable story in the WSJ. Magazine. The couple, the clothes, the locations–young love never looked so good.

Photography by Dan Martensen  Styling by Clare Richardson

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Dior FW17 Collection

Rhapsody In Blue

Navy may have been a bit one-note in Maria Grazia Chiuri’s FW17 collection for Dior, but that’s okay by me. Please, take a minute and review the entire collection on Vogue.

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Issue 46

Self Service

Famed lensman Paolo Roversi shot the cover of Self Service issue 46, which hits newsstands (in Europe) tomorrow. Matches Fashion sat down with the editor-in-chief Claire Thomson-Jonville to talk about the magazine’s 25-year history, the launch of a new branch of the Self Service brand, an agency called Content Matters, and the Scottish-born editor’s Parisian style.

Claire Thomson-Joinville

Claire Thomson-Jonville

Clare Waight Keller's farewell show

Chloé

I don’t wear super short little dresses anymore, but the shoes in Clare Waight Keller’s farewell Chloé show are right up my alley.

Top image @suzymenkesvogue, bottom © Vogue

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