Alina has one of the most impressive collections of ribbed, long-sleeve tops of anyone I know, which initially came as a surprise to me since I never really considered them to be a wardrobe staple until she started arriving to the office in them at least once a week. Now that I have a few of my own, I can see why she loves them so much: They're incredibly flattering—they cling to all the right places—but they're also really comfortable, in the same way a plain cotton long-sleeve is. Here, I played up the ribbed texture by pairing it with nearly-neutral pieces: pearl-white heels, raw-edge denim, an embellished bag, and chunky earrings that play up the retro-feeling gold color.
For as long as I can remember, I've always loved to peek into the jewelry boxes of other women. I think the accessories that someone chooses are an accurate depiction of who they are, whether that be bold and audacious or simple and pretty. My grandma is a woman of few words, ...read more