Design duo Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli of Valentino looked to Flemish Old Masters and Dutch painter Vermeer as their main inspirations for fall. The designers wanted to frame the face, with focuses on the neckline with the finest leather and lace embroidered collars. The real show stoppers were the gorgeous gowns in China blue prints inspired by Delft ceramics that Valentino himself had used in a dress in 1968.
You might remember our woven chain bracelet tutorial, one of our favorite DIYs to date. As we’re starting to get a taste of spring, we’re revisiting this oldie but goodie with some minor adjustments – this time with delicate chain and the addition of mini skull charms. So grab some of that embroidery floss and let’s get weaving!
While I’ve been parting my hair down the middle for ages, I’m suddenly inspired to transition to the deep side part thanks to this youthful yet sophisticated hair trend. Experts say it’s best to not let the part go past the outer tip of your eyebrow – a great tip to prevent an overly lopsided do!
No-nonsense chic. It’s what makes Céline so damn desirable. Soft leather clutches held tightly against woolen coats and boxy turtlenecks paired with flared skirts had us wondering which street style mavens would be emulating this look come fall. And though a beautifully soft and minimalist palette dominated the collection, I was most smitten with the plaids inspired by those ubiquitous nylon shopping carryalls. Brilliant!