After jewelry, hats are my favorite accessory. Straw, fedoras, caps, floppies, visors, cowboy, beanies, ushankas – you name it, I dig it. And just like jewelry, le chapeaux has the ability to relieve just about any wardrobe slump. This week, I’ll show you how to transform a simple floppy hat into something similar to Eugenia Kim‘s fabulous feather trimmed version in under 15 minutes. It’s that easy. Honestly.
Trained as a pattern cutter on London’s Savile Row, newcomer Alexander Lewis has launched his sophomore collection and honestly, it’s impressive. Shiny brocade mimicking birch tree bark, color-blocked knitwear and blouses, trousers resembling retro ski pants, and cowboy inspired booties were all inspired by Aspen’s golden age in the 70’s. Love. It. All.
The problem: how does one transform a small, 800 square foot apartment into an warm and open lofty space? The solution: exposed wood beams, poured concrete floors, vintage Eames chairs, a floating antique Chinese console, hand stitched pillows, a Beni Ourain rug, and interior designer Jessica Helgerson‘s impeccable taste.
I’m completely mesmerized by artist Maurizio Bongiovanni‘s traditional oil on canvas paintings of birds literally dripping in vertical smears of vibrant color. The series is alluring in the most delightfully bizarre way. Honestly, cool.