So my love of masculine tailoring on women seems to have turned ‘Women in Suits’ into a regular feature, it has its own category tag and everything, as well as its own Pinterest board. I really just can’t get enough, it started with me just loving women in tuxedos and now it is any androgynous chic look, with French actress Léa Seydoux wearing a blue Prada suit during the Cannes Film Festival being the latest celebrity to capture my attention. What makes this a great look, other than the incredible fit of this masculine double-breasted suit, has to be the gorgeous blue
When it comes to store takeovers Harrods has the competition beat, last year they allowed Dior to move onto the fourth floor of its Knightsbridge department store, the year before that it was Chanel, and this month is Pradasphere, dedicated to the diverse passions of Miuccia Prada and her amazing Prada collections.
Who: Best Supporting Actress winner Lupita Nyong’o Where: At the 86th Academy Awards held in Los Angeles, California Wearing: A custom cornflower blue silk georgette pleated Prada gown featuring a deep V-neck top to the front and back, teamed with gold and diamond jewellery from Fred Leighton including a headband, earrings and bracelet Verdict: Lupita really has been a breath of fresh air this award season, each red carpet I have been excited to see what she wears as she mixes up her designers, silhouettes and isn’t afraid to wear colour. This for me was easily one of my best-dressed looks – not only was
Vogue Italia revealed its September issue earlier this week and I am just loving the retro vibe of the cover photographed by Steven Meisel. Starring model Doutzen Kroes, who is having a great month as she is also on the cover of Vogue Spain, Vogue China and Vogue Netherlands, the beauty has a touch of Shrimpton-meets-Bardot about her wearing a Prada gingham check dress and baker boy cap. I am not sure what I love more – the 60s/70s styling, the beautiful facial close-up, I am in love with her eye make-up, or the retro feel to the cover with the muted colours and
Only Prada could mix a sophisticated domestic setting, an adorable cat, and glamorous clothes to create a trippy film-noir version of daily life that leaves me completely confused but wanting more. This is the latest in the brand’s ‘Real Fantasies’ series, and it is just as surreal and quirky as the last, mixing together live action models with collage and hand-drawn shapes to showcase both the women’s and men’s autumn/winter 2013 collections. As well as loving all the gingham, the leather jackets and thick waist belts, there is a spooky element to the film that I love with the models ending