Yes, indeed we are. Yesterday was the first day back to reality after squeezing every last drop from the final moments of the Labor Day weekend and the first day showing brand spanking new spring collections. So, yes we are here...as we physically drag ourselves begrudgingly into fall while still remaining emotionally entwined with summer. Looking at warm weather clothing and accessories somehow seems unfair, but as they say, it is what it is.
One of my favorite collections season after season is Red Valentino. Not that it particularly applies to me and my lifestyle, but it is charming, sweet and so very fresh, and it inaugurates the start of every show season in New York. This season designers Maria Grazia Chiuri & Pierpaolo Piccioli channeled a modern Marie Antoinette nymphette with an OCD penchant for matching her accessories to her clothes.
Sprigs of lavender...to continue reading