Alexis Mabille RTW Fall 2015

“I swiped your smoking, threw on my tracksuit.” “Chic meets street, no limit.” So read the notes to Alexis Mabille’s fall show. Indeed, it was a collection of twists — both literal and figurative — with a “night sport” theme thrown in.   Most looks the designer sent down the runway had fabric actually turned on itself: a silk lamé dress twisted at the waist; a white crossover shirt with snap closures, and sweaters wrapped around like scarves. There were also trompe l’oeil twists actually printed on dresses and shirts.   Sporty-chic juxtapositions abounded and lar...


At Prada: Airbrushing and the Woman

Ms. Prada’s musings on beauty, nature and perception produced a collection of shrunken pantsuits, baby-doll dresses and neat coats in suga...


Olivia´s Scandalous Gloves!

It´s almost Spring but it still feels like Winter at nights, so though we fully intend to throw away the hideous big coats, we still need warm fingers and elbows. My best friend (in my head) Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) knows how to stay warm from head to toe. From her killer choice in jackets, to her long leather gloves that come off in choreography with her bounce walk in and out of offices, Olivia Pope is always teaching me,a thing or two about accessorizing. If you want to look like Olivia in the cold, see where you can buy gloves that are long, leather, and luxe or suede vintage. Port...

The End of Beale Street Chic

I started this blog close to four years ago because I wanted to combine my love of writing with my love for fashion. Throw in love for the c...


Sometimes, the After-party Is Sulking in a Cab

Låpsley's new music video for "Brownlow," from her EP Understudy, is a small ode to the glum cab ride home. You've got to sift through party memories, and un-ring your ears, and blink gently as you look out the window. You can't look out the window if you go to ... More » ...


The #ELLEfit Run Club Launch

This week we launched the #ELLEfit Run Club to ELLE Insiders, and invited some friends of ELLE along too. Team ELLE has been running together for about two years; it has brought us closer as a…...



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