First impressions are important, because you only get one chance to make them. And, while you want to wow, you also don't want to feel like you're trying too hard. Which is why today's Louis Vuitton show was so vital for Nicolas Ghesquière, as it was his maiden voyage at the LVMH helm. Needless to say, his enthusiasm and gratitude were reciprocated by the crowd after a parade of spot-on looks that were exactly what first-impression gold is made of: sophistication that doesn't feel overworked.
Lacquered black pants, jackets, and dresses set the standard for fall leather pieces. Patchwork layers in denim blues and dusty greens added dimension to sweater-and-leggings looks paired with rich caramel-colored coats and turtlenecks to match. And, one particular skirt silhouette — a mini with an exposed zipper and pocket on the left hip — was offered in a range of colors and prints from beautifully anemic neutral to wallpaper floral. Come fall, women in Ghesquière's clothing will evoke the same powerful-yet-practical, confident-yet-subtle tone as this inaugural collection. Until then, we'll just have to keep flipping through the pics for inspiration.
Okay, okay. There's no need to start tossing shoe boxes out the window. No, not even if you desperately need a bit more closet space. But, it seems like we might have pinpointed THE very best black pump, according to math that is. Rank & Style has calculated the Stuart Weitzman Nouveau pump as the top pick for the classic read
Lately, it's taken nearly all our willpower not to think about sun rays, long weekends, and beach hair — from the actual beach and not a bottle. But, there's really no bigger buzzkill than hours of trying on bathing suits that epically fail to do your body justice. And, the fact is, your swimwear is probably the read