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Gentlewoman style: École de Curiosités



Ecole de curiosites white matisse jacket

New brand alert! Weepingly expensive but how beautiful. I discovered École de Curiosités via the Tiina The Store e-newsletter. It’s a Franco-Japanese brand by designer Hans Ito, produced in France from delicious-sounding new and vintage fabrics like ‘typewriter cotton’. Very much in the Egg-meets-Sofie-D’Hoore mould, it’s all roomy dresses,  boyish shirts and relaxed linen tailoring. (more…)



13 AW18 trends to think about now (plus what I’m not going to buy)



Salvatore Ferragamo AW18 Fashion Show by Sonny Vandevelde

Even with temperatures in the high teens and low 20s, there’s an autumnal bite in the air. Can you feel it? The September issues are getting me in the mood for knitwear and plaid, the idea of blankets isn’t so alarming, and I’ve started lighting my scented candles again. Here’s what I want to wear for AW18…

1/ BLANKET STYLING This look is going to be unescapable. Part poncho, part blanket, Ports 1961 does it best with its classic felted numbers smothered in graphic typography (more…)



On my radar: Acephala



Acephala Warsaw ss18

Every so often a label appears out of nowhere that piques my interest. Acephala is one of them. A four-year-old Polish brand that’s rooted in women’s rights with conceptual inspirations that are more wonky than worthy.

For example, its SS18 collection entitled ‘on how to be creative and not get mad’ championed ‘work wear’ pieces in Japanese denim, virgin wool and anti-crease tech fabrics. (more…)



First look: Calvin Klein Jeans Est. 1978



Calvin Klein Jeans Est. 1978

This is interesting. There’s a new Calvin Klein Jeans line incoming that will sit between ‘CK Jeans’ and the main Calvin Klein 205W39NYC line. The first drop of ‘Calvin Klein Jeans Est. 1978‘ has just arrived (and some pieces are sold out already), featuring clean, graphic classics (more…)