This autumn I’ll be channeling these clean, minimal looks styled by J.Crew. The model is sporting their extravagant Double-Faced Cashmere Tee (a girl can dream…) and some highlights of their latest jewelry collection. It reminds me of Coco Chanel’s famous advice, “before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off.” Indeed, less can certainly be more.
“That was the year, my twenty-eight, when I was discovering that not all of the promises would be kept, that some things are in fact irrevocable and that it had counted after all, every evasion and ever procrastination, every word, all of it.”
Many of my favorite works by Spanish master Pablo Picasso are his seemingly simple line drawings. The three above of his lover and muse of ten years, Françoise Gilot (an accomplished artist in her own right), are particularly captivating. What I would give for those eyes! If you’d like to know more about Françoise, I highly recommend this profile by Vogue. What a life she has led. May we all be “beautiful, feisty, and fiercely independent” women at 90. Wishing you a lovely weekend. xx Katie
Remember awhile back when I wrote a post praising the new look of LOFT…? Well, they’ve kept up the good work. I dropped by the site again this morning and was once again blown away by the chic, wallet-friendly options for fall. I have so much respect for women that can artfully mix pricey and affordable brands and look like a million bucks. It’s easy to look fantastic if you’re dressed head to toe from Bergdorfs, but it’s my girlfriends that walk out the door with a Chanel bag and LOFT coat that I most admire — that takes true style. Did I mention nearly all these pieces are under $100 and they’re having a killer sale…? Click the images to shop.