I’ve spent years editing my wardrobe and as a result, many of the bright colors and printed pieces have been donated or sold in favor of solid neutrals that are more timeless. Every year I get an itch to invest in a little color, but my only criteria is that the color must act as a neutral in the way that it still coordinates with the rest of my wardrobe. This editorial is a great example of how the idea of ‘Colors as Neutrals’ can work successfully. Stylist Elodie David Touboul effortlessly pairs soft yellow and terra-cotta with a base wardrobe of black and white. The simplicity of a single color, livens up any look when paired with neutral essentials. This editorial is two years old, but the mix of colors still feels fresh, which is essentially the ultimate goal. Do you wear a color that you consider a neutral? Leave your thoughts in the comments.
View more work from photographer Axel Filip Lindahl here.
While trolling the internet, I can get caught in a daze, viewing thousands of images, until I’m numb. Everything begins to look the same and blend together. Today was one of those days, but this Céline campaign sparked some inspiration inside me. I’m putting down the laptop and working on creating with my hands… Have a relaxing (or productive) weekend!!
Rachel Comey // Calder heeled ballerina // $345 // 2″ heel
It’s not the first time I’ve talked about the glove shoe… I mean, who wouldn’t want a shoe that fits like a glove? Made in buttery leather that forms to your foot, the glove shoe is the Fall replacement of the summer slide. Take your pick, Martiniano // Rachel Comey// Maryam Nassir Zadeh // Celine. And beyond which designer- do you go with a flat or low heel, suede or leather? And even still, which color? Stark white or one of the brassy, buttery, vegetable colors that would add a welcomed, unexpected element to any achromatic look? I am drawn to the glove shoe because it makes me nostalgic for the hours of dance classes I took growing up. I remember how comfortable my jazz shoes were, but they were never to be worn outside on concrete, almost as if they were sacred. What is your favorite version of the glove shoe? Here are some of the many to choose from…
Martiniano // glove shoe // $395 flats // $540 for 1 3/4″ heel
Maryam Nassir Zadeh // Roberta // $379 // 1 1/2″ heel
Celine // soft ballerinas // $590 flats // $770 for 2 1/2″ heel