On My Mind

Happy Halloween

I have no Tinker Bells or witches this year—we are actually heading out for a college interview and won’t even be home. For all of you with small children or grandchildren, save me a peanut butter cup!

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FRED LEIGHTON

1800s gold and sterling diamond ring

MIU MIU

Embellished crepe coat

ELEVEN SIX

Alexia tie-back crocheted Pima cotton tank

MARC JACOBS

Duchesse-satin skirt

EUGENIA KIM

Mischka leather beret

MARC JACOBS

Balmacaan textured coated-cotton coat

ELEVEN SIX

Tia crocheted Pima cotton mini dress

MARNI

Gold-tone, poplin and crystal brooch

PRADA

Feather-trimmed silk-crepon top

SAINT LAURENT

Charlotte medium leather bag

CÉLINE EYEWEAR

Kim square sunglasses

ERDEM X H&M

Mohair-blend sweater

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How To Tie

A Headscarf

A few readers asked how I wear a headscarf and the top left is my preferred style. Love these Hermès how-to cards.

Holiday Magazine

“Girl from North Country”

Stylist Géraldine Saglio used a bright headscarf on Julia Bergshoeff in Inez & Vinoodh’s story for the Danish issue of Holiday Magazine. I have my eye on a Gucci dark floral scarf—would be a nice fall tweak.

Films

Two To See

You’d have to be living under a rock to not know about the documentary Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold, which was released on Netflix yesterday. I’ve read mixed reviews but am eager to see it nonetheless. I may try to do a double feature and also watch Franca: Chaos & Creation, Francesco Carrozzini’s film about his mother the legendary Vogue Italia editor.

Vogue Paris

‘Femme Sous Influence’

The fifties-inspired structured bag is having quite a moment, especially in this November Vogue Paris story. I think it looks modern with jeans and an oversized sweater. BTW, the tee in that collage is getting rave reviews.

Photography by Greg Harris            Styling by Tony Irvine

It Item

Clutch Crazy

I’ve been searching for this J.W. Anderson navy velvet clutch since I spied Veronika Heilbrunner on Instagram carrying it at the last round of shows. Yay!

Also available in black velvet, black calf, and tan and black calf.

Holiday Magazine

The Danish Issue

The current issue of Holiday is all-about Denmark and I’m sure it’s packed with beautiful stories. Lachlan Bailey photographed Iselin Steiro as part of a bigger portfolio and the pictures are lovely—Clare Richardson’s styling is too.

Collaboration

Ines de la Fressange x Uniqlo

Ines de la Fressange’s shop in Paris is firmly on my radar these days and I love the pieces in her fall collaboration with Uniqlo. Sadly, by the time I  launched this post, the jacket was sold out in green. I’m sure with the high demand it will come back in stock. Also, this duffel coat has a higher wool content, a complaint on other versions from them.

T Magazine

‘What Lies Beneath’

A dress over trousers is one of my favorite looks and according to T Magazine it’s “the season’s sharpest silhouette.” Monochrome is the way to go in my book. This is a Louis Vuitton top over an Hermès dress and trousers—so chic.

Photography by Amit   Styling by Elodie David Touboul

Cookbooks

Ottolenghi

In a moment of synchronicity, my daughter is going vegan and I got an email from my local bookshop, Locust Valley Bookstore, announcing the new Ottolenghi cookbook, Sweet. I’ve been meaning to pick up one of the London chef’s cookbooks and the time is now—the vegetarian recipes are said to be delicious.

If you do not have a local bookstore to support, all are available on Amazon.