When an under-the-radar European brand shows up on one of our street-style heroes, you can bet that we pay close attention. And when we saw Elle China's Leaf Greener sporting a particularly festive, red-manicured hand collar, we had to know who made it. Turns out, it was Vivetta, an Italian brand that's been on our short list for a while.The hand collar is part of the brand's autumn line, a range filled out with other whimsical, prim-yet-quirky pieces: Alice in Wonderland-esque, frilly, card-shark dresses, (incidentally topical) furry, yellow outerwear, and a sheer dress made modest with some strategically placed fabric bears. It's youthful but with an urban edge — we doubt anyone would accuse a Vivetta devotee of being too childish, thanks to the ever-present, tongue-in-cheek humor. While some nice ladies named Miuccia and Donatella may rule the Italian fashion scene, the Vivetta girl isn't too far behind.
Now that “ugly,” comfort-first shoes are the new normal (or, rather, the new normcore), we’ve been reintroduced to brands that haven't been in our wardrobe rotation for some time. While Birkenstocks and Tevas deserve plenty of cred, one of our favorite shops is making damn sure we don’t forget about one of the read
While many of our recent hair DIY tips have involved styling tricks to change up your texture, this one is all about embracing those gorgeous, natural curls. We're coming up on the most humid time of year, and naturally textured hair is definitely not immune to frizz — quite the opposite, in fact. So, it's beyond read