Dior, Christian. Bar Suit. Designed 1947, made 1955. Plain woven silk tussore, pleated wool crêpe, stiffened taffeta, lined with silk, padded. Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK.
Koehler, Mela. Two Women in Winter Attire. 1910. Color lithograph on card stock. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
H&M's latest designer collaboration is here and selling out fast! This time around, the retailer is partnering with the iconic British heritage brand Morris & Co., to bring some of their founder William Morris' famous prints to the fashionable masses. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stImlDvdVOY As H&M notes: Nature, style and time combine in our collaboration with Morris & Co,... Continue Reading →
After taking a break for a few months, I'm back this week with a new Sunday Salon post. Here's some of what I've been reading on the Internet lately: -Art always has a story to tell if you know how to look for it. Case in point: these Secrets Hidden on the Backs of Famous... Continue Reading →
Here's some of what I've been reading on the Internet lately: -I was heartbroken to learn of the passing of Kate Spade this week. There have been some lovely tributes making the rounds, and I wanted to share this piece by the Fug Girls: Kate Spade Was Every Woman's Entry to Adulthood. -Bookbub looks... Continue Reading →
Here's some of what I've been reading on the Internet this week: -Two powerful feminist reads from The Guardian: How #MeToo Revealed the Central Rift Within Feminism Today by Moira Donegan, and Rebecca Solnit's essay A Broken Idea of Sex is Flourishing. Blame Capitalism. -I've been enjoying all the Met Gala coverage, especially these... Continue Reading →
It's been a while since my last Currently Coveting post, but today I'm back with a dress style that I can't get enough of lately: the green floral tea dress. As someone over 5'10" who often struggles to find dresses that aren't too short, I'm so grateful the midi dress trend is still going strong.... Continue Reading →
Here's some of what I've been reading on the Internet this week: -Tomorrow is the first Monday in May, which means its time for the Met Gala! I'm so ready for all the dress porn and crazy celebrity hijinks; it will be a nice distraction from the dumpster fire that is the latest news... Continue Reading →
Lately I've had stars in my eyes... This motif seems to be everywhere at the moment, and I can't get enough of this celestial trend. After all, who couldn't use a little more twinkle in their lives? Here are a few of my starry favorites, some of which shine so brightly you could practically make... Continue Reading →
Whether burgundy, maroon, oxblood, plum, or cabernet, I am all about the berry shades at the moment. These rich purple-reds are perfectly autumnal. Here are some of the berry beautiful items currently calling my name: From Left to Right: -UO Lurenzia Off-the-Shoulder Knit Midi Dress -Henley Ankle Boots -Popover in Terrier Print -Two-Button Masculine... Continue Reading →