Well, I have to say at Vogue, for as long as I can remember, there were certain words that were verboten. You don't ever talk about gowns because that's old and dowdy. And for the longest time, you never talked about bloggers the term or phrase blogger was not something that was talked about in polite circles at Vogue, recalls editor Mark Holgate.
On my first trip to Madrid, the only queue I stood in led me not to Picasso's Guernica or chocolate-dipped churros, but to Casa Hernanz, a maker of Spanish espadrilles since 1845. At the Casa, everything is crafted by hand and shopgoers can take their pick between varying heel heights and a rainbow of colors. According to the website of the shoemaker which is now helmed by the latest generation of the Hernanz family, Jes锟斤拷s and Antonio, the techniques behind today's batch of shoes go back a very long way; the addition of a practical rubber sole has been the only improvement.
Vogue's September cover star and the founder and designer of Brother Vellies Aurora James has known Kerby Jean-Raymond for years. She says that she and the founder and creative director of Pyer Moss are friends first and foremost, even if they are peers in the fashion space too. They've formed a tight bond and a creative kinship that has resulted in behind-the-scenes ideating but also in a very real, very powerful collaboration.
I learned from him how to break apart how things work. That's why I'm so still fascinated by construction and how to put things together. In some cases, they're the finishing touch that takes an outfit to the next level. For the occasion, we're thinking a bit of prep mixed with country charm-you'll be in Connecticut, after all. Rowing Blazer's patchwork double-breasted blazer is just the ticket. Pair it with a pleated skirt from Selezza and boots; we like these caramel-colored leather knee-highs from Dear Frances.