I’m finding this whole blue and black thing very appealing. Not as much the color block pieces—which always feel a bit mod and costumey—as the prints, which seem richer and less one-season. I also very much like how excellent all the shades of blue are: rich and jewel-y-toned, purply-cobalt, and extra-flattering.
Maria Cornejo is one of my favorite designers, because she really knows how to cut clothes for women that are not only flattering but also comfortable. This dress is so elegant I can hardly bear it. It says, Yeah I’m cool, but don’t not take me seriously.
On a somewhat less subdued—but I still think perfectly appropriate—note: this Marc by Marc Jacobs number. It looks very short here, but that might be due to glamazon model issues; in this picture, on a model who’s 5’10”, it hits right above the knee.
Ikat prints can be so damn loud, but this one is positively chill.
This Theyskens Theory sweater feels like it would have all the versatility of a solid cardigan, but so very much more excitement.
Plus, it’s rather fantastic from the back
The genius of this by Malene Birger scarf is that the zig zag print is kind of abstract and messy, which keeps it from being overwhelming.