spring-summer | paule ka

It’s a wonder that Paule Ka isn’t a bigger player on Hollywood red carpets. Ever since creative director Alithia Spuri-Zampetti came aboard in 2015, the 30-year old label has been flush with flirtatious, photogenic evening wear that would land any starlet on all the best-dressed lists. And she wouldn’t look the least bit cookie-cutter. Take …

spring-summer | sea

Sydney Pollock’s classic film Out of Africa has been an influential force in fashion since it premiered in 1985. Meryl Streep’s early 20th century wardrobe of khaki separates, striped shawls, and silk blouses (designed by Milena Canonero) remains a landmark in cinematic costume design, one that fashion continues to revisit, even 30 years later. This …

designer digs | tommy hilfiger

If someone asked you to envision what Tommy Hilfiger’s house looked like, you’d probably think it would an homage to American preppy, draped in seersucker and plaid, with at least one stars-and-stripes quilt laying around. So his Golden Beach, Florida mansion might surprise you. There are nods to his brand’s red, white and blue heritage, …

spring-summer | gary graham

My favorite look from Gary Graham’s SS17 range is an off-white, two-piece pairing of a sheer, sleeveless blouse with a beaded funnel neck and floor-grazing lace-trim skirt. It immediately reminded me of Audrey Hepburn’s Embassy Ball costume from My Fair Lady, one of my favorite film costumes of all time. Indeed, Graham’s background in costume …

spring | alexandre vauthier

Alexandre Vauthier is not the only designer cultivating the 80s rock vixen look, but he is definitely our favorite. Perhaps its because he never (okay, rarely) steps over the line from sexy to trashy, but we never fancied short sweetheart neck dresses until Vaulthier put his own spin on them. And while he hasn’t completely …