For his mere 30 years, Joseph Altuzarra isn’t just an especially precocious designer. He makes elevated clothes for the fully realized, fully grown woman. Happily, his latest venture is no exception. Runway versus real life? Where many designers have trouble bridging the gap, Joseph has effortlessly solved the equation with his highly covetable, entirely wearable collection for Target.
We’re used to Cate Blanchett looking glamorous and sophisticated, and while this is really no different, it is nice to see her let her hair down a little bit and have some fun!
Are ponchos back? They made their first sartorial appearance in Peru around 500 B.C. so to say the look has staying power would be an understatement. Regardless, if it’s a trend that will be making the rounds this upcoming season, I am more than ready to pull back on one of my all-time favorite styles.
If there were ever a collection that seemed to be curated entirely for me, this is it. Narcissism aside, my deep affinity for Balmain stems not only from the brilliant interpretations Olivier Rousteing produces each season, but from the artisanal craft coming forth from each and every, single piece.
You probably already have plans this weekend that involve friends, fireworks, and a lot of delicious food. Though that’s certainly a great way to celebrate July 4th, how about adding on to that? By shopping! Yes, there really are few things more American than that, however, I’m talking about socially conscious shopping – supporting a clothing line that builds up our economy and provides jobs for Americans.
We played with mesh inserts last winter, but now that the weather is on our side, I say we go full-on mesh! It’s an edgier take on the ladylike lace so prominent in spring, but we’re not talking delicate mesh. I’m craving the loose, fishnet-like kind – the type that requires strategic layering.