Sunday, January 22, 2012

feminine and self assured...

colenimo - ss / 11

i never tire of these simply light, airy, romantic, and classic styles... this is why they fall under the category of timeless, i suppose.  pieces which make you feel both sexy and laid back.  feminine and self-assured.  ready to romp through any forest... wade barefoot through the streams... curl up in the branches of a favorite tree...

tousled hair pulled back, with a sunhat for the afternoon... a light tinted moisturizer for the lips. done. 
oh, how i'm longing for spring!

*****

some of the beautiful looks of colenimo, always inspired by moments in the past... including last summer's late-1920's inspired line, and this season's "paper moon" inspired look of the 1930's...

colenimo - ss /11


colenimo - ss / 11


colenimo - ss / 12


or the delicate looks of chloé, by creative director clare waight keller - "i looked at festival girls, girls on the street, and david bailey's photos of marie helvin and angelica huston on a beach," says keller. "there's a sense of feminine complicity, sensitivity, and sunniness in this collection."...

chloé - summer 2012 


chloé - spring 2012


chloé - summer 2012


and i can't get enough of this tunic, from toujours toi and family affairs - ".. wear the scotland tunic over wool, navy stockings and wellies to take a walk across scotland's misty moors, wishing on a star beneath an endless night..."...

scotland tunic, toujours toi and family affairs


a collection of a few simple, comfortable, sturdy, and romantic accessories...

1) pointelle fringe booties, anthropologie ; 2) grand firmament necklace, anthropologie ; 3) ursula hat, minimarket:$81 ; 4) araks antonia bralette, anaïse ; 5) hansel from basel silk thigh highs, anaïse 


and who does this style better than steven alan? - "casual, smart, self-assured essentials"

doyle dress, steven alan


and, finally, my favorite 'go-to' item... the long, skim-the-floor, flowing skirt. done perfectly here by cabbages & roses...

stripe slouch top and palace skirt, cabbages & roses



happy sunday

2 comments:

Shaylynn... Red Lipstick and Melodies said...

Must I pick a favorite? I cannot.

katy said...

just narrowing the list down to a handful of designers, with a few pieces from each collection, was incredibly difficult!

xo
katy