Helmut Lang's clothing has always been the quintessential minimalist brand, with its sharp cuts and shapes that can be switched up for a business meeting downton or a sweaty Florence + the Machine concert. The New York brands' latest spring 2011 collection is no exception, and is reminiscent of the It-Girl that dresses for herself. Throughout the collection, designer couple Michael and Nicole Colovos incorporate rich earth tones like olive green, black, and smoking gray into draped skirts, fitted wool trousers, and calf-leather separates. The gorgeous oxide pattern used in some of the dresses extends the earthy prints we've spotted of late, with a marbled rust pattern that's utterly mesmerizing.
Oh California, how we love you and your beachside weddings. Ashley + Danny had the ultimate SoCal wedding. She’s always had dreams of being a mermaid, he’s always loved the beach, and together they’ve shared a love for classic rock. So naturally they incorporated all of that into their wedding. read
If you're a fan of Teruyoshi Hayashida's seminal preppy-fashion playbook Take Ivy, or Patricia Mears' Ivy Style, you may have found yourself wondering what the ladies were doing while midcentury men were getting natty in Brooks Brothers tweeds, bucks, and beat-up chinos. Well, the answer to that question has finally read