Dressing for holiday parties tends to follow the same formula: an LBD, anything with sequins, a shimmery accessory. But like most formulas, it doesn't allow for much creativity. In designing my winter line, I honored the classics, but also wanted to explore holiday looks that are a bit more unexpected, like rich textures, daring prints, and playful fabric combinations. This leopard-print coat is a perfect example of that. It's luxe, without being over-the-top, and dressy, but not so much so that you'd feel out-of-place at a casual party. There's also something about the combination of stripes, leopard, and leather with a solid case of intentional bed-head that feels very Brigitte Bardot.
Holiday Party How-To: Part 2
Following yesterday's post on affordable holiday dresses (in the first installment of my three-part series), I've rounded up six pairs of shoes that won't break the bank. Whether you're attending a ritzy ball or a casual cocktail party, these have just the right amount of ...read more