Louis Vuitton FW18 Collection

‘Jolie Madame’

I borrowed the title of this post from the Louis Vuitton show review on WWD—it’s apt. Nicolas Ghesquière reportedly designed the FW18 collection with his elegant and proper female family members in mind. Maybe it’s my age, or that I’m tired of everyone looking like they’ve just been to the gym, but this collection really appeals to me.

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BOTTEGA VENETA

Intreciatto leather slides

BALMAIN

Double-breasted wool twill blazer

SAINT LAURENT

Theo raw-edge cowboy ankle boot

KENNETH JAY LANE

Gold-tone clip earrings

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN

Layered denim peplum jacket

MADEWELL

Courier cotton shirt

ANCIENT GREEK SANDALS

Thais oven raffia and leather skides

CÉLINE

Sunglasses

AGNES BADDOO

Two-Toned Sac 1

J.CREW

Robin silk-satin shirt

MANOLO BLAHNIK

Pascalare 70mm boot black suede

APIECE APART

Merida cropped cotton-blend twill wide-leg pants

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Matches Fashion

Robin Wright

Robin Wright looks fantastic in this suiting story on Matches Fashion. The actress talks about her past and present roles and a new sleepwear line Pour Les Femmes, which has a charity bent.

Photography by Alexandra Nataf   Styling by Natalie Brewster

FW18 Collection

The A.P.C. Trench

When I was hunting for the perfect denim skirt, I found it at A.P.C., so it’s no surprise that this trench from the FW18 show styled by Suzanne Koller looks like the one.

Academy Awards

Fabulous Frances

For the first time ever, I stayed up for the entire Academy Awards and I’m glad that I did. I’d seen many of the films this year, all of which deserved awards. It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of Frances McDormand—her win made me feel like I’d won, too. To quote The Telegraph “she is, quite frankly, really, truly cool.”

Image © Vogue

Self Service

Issue #48

Self Service Magazine

I’m always eager to pick up the newest issue of Self Service. Vogue‘s Mark Holgate sat down with Ezra Petronio, cofounder of Self Service, to talk about the magazine’s upcoming 25th anniversary and a new travel and lifestyle magazine that’s in the works.

M Le Magazine du Monde

The Trench Rules

The trench is certainly the coat du jour. I need a new one, but I’m not sure which way to go—oversized, leather, long, traditional—there are so many options. The Wall Street Journal has the ultimate guide to this popular spring coat. Vogue sat down with stylist Suzanne Koller to talk about fashion shoots today.

M Le Magazine du Monde cover by Alasdair McLellan and styling by Suzanne Koller

FW18 Collection

Cuff Love at Chloé

One of my favorite styling tricks is wearing a cuff over a sleeve, either at the wrist or above the elbow. Chloé creative director Natacha Ramsay-Levi took this idea and ran with it in the amazing FW18 collection.

Images © Vogue

It Item

The Concho Belt Comeback

When I spied a concho belt on the Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini runway and then another one in the March issue of Vogue Paris, I pulled out mine above.

My sister went to boarding school in Arizona in the ’70s and every time we’d visit her my mother would buy a few pieces of Native American jewelry. I benefitted from these shopping sprees and cherish this Navajo concho belt circa 1880.  Ebay has many.

Vogue Paris image by Karim Sadli and styled by Aleksandra Woroniecka

Vogue Paris

The Black Shirt, Cont.

I love this David Sims picture of Grace Elizabeth from March Vogue Paris, and the Prada shirt reminded me that I still need a black shirt. The one by Frame below is good because it’s oversized.

Beauty

Primer

After reading an article in T Magazine on primers I remembered that I had one from This Works. I’ve been using it for a few days and it’s really made a difference. Charlotte Tilbury’s products are some of my favorites, so I ordered the Brightening Youth Glow and will let you know if it lives up to its name.