>> Hilary Alexander confirmed over the weekend that she is retiring as fashion director at The Daily Telegraph come the end of June. She will be replaced by two fashion writers from The Times UK, Lisa Armstrong and Luke Leitch. But she's not retiring full stop, she tweets: "It's retirement not disappearance!" At the end of June, she will continue doing freelance for a year, with one page in the Telegraph UK a month. And: "I will keep on tweeting; I . . . am hoping [sic] to go to Uni next year and study archaeology! Think of the clothes!"
Posts for April 2011
>> Now that we've checked Spring dresses off of our list, it's time to get shorty. The latest arrivals include a bevy of cool prints, directional cuts, and cute details. We're rounded up our top 25, highlighting a lace-up confection from Rodarte x Opening Ceremony, a gauzy flowy number from Vena Cava, and exotic patterns from Madewell, for you to add to your shopping list. Believe us, your stems will thank you.
>> We're removing ourselves from the rainy drear and stepping into a more exotic state of mind. This week, we're all about ikat prints, rustic colors, and cool textures. Step into our world and peruse our infatuations from Rag & Bone, Michael Kors, Yves Saint Laurent, and Dannijo.
Left to right: Rag & Bone Mercer Dress ($395), Urban Outfitters Ecote Embroidered Bag ($69), Yves Saint Laurent Opium Collector Edition Perfume ($75), Anthropologie Ikat Wonderlust Journal ($28), Dannijo Cota Necklace ($795), Michael Kors Mock-Croc Platform Sandals ($750)