There's a song I've always loved that's about finding a girl who is both fun ("short skirt") but professional and independent ("long jacket"). I appreciated the connection made in the song between outfit choices and the assumed personalities they project. This song popped into my head when I was shooting this outfit, since, though they're not that different in length, the jacket provides a chiller, textured counterpoint to the sleek dress. It struck a perfect balance between elegant and cool.
Shorts and Sweet
I've been a huge fan of Samantha Pleet's ever since I purchased a pair of her wide-legged denim pants last summer (I truly wear them at least once a week, as evidenced here, here, here, and here), so I'm not sure why it took me so long to invest in a pair of her shorts. They're ...read more