Classic Fashion

Get the Look: Grace Kelly's Rear Window Style

Get the Look: Grace Kelly's Rear Window Style

July 2021 2 minute read American Fashion | Classic Fashion | Silver Screen Style | The Mindful Closet | Timeless Fashion

  Some watch Hitchcock films as much for the fashion as they do for the mystery, Rear Window (1954) is no exception. Grace Kelly’s wardrobe... more »

The Benefits of Using Silk in Clothing

The Benefits of Using Silk in Clothing

May 2021 3 minute read Classic Fashion | Luxury Fashion | The Mindful Closet | Timeless Fashion

Using silk is a detail that is as luxurious as it is practical.  Creating a superior garment starts with the fabric.  We use only the finest... more »

Audrey Hepburn — Style at any age

Audrey Hepburn — Style at any age

May 2021 3 minute read American Fashion | Classic Fashion | The Mindful Closet | Timeless Fashion

Why does Audrey Hepburn's style endure? I would argue it's because she never strayed from her simple, sophisticated style— even as she aged.... more »

La Dolce Vita Inspiration and the Little Black Dress

La Dolce Vita Inspiration and the Little Black Dress

April 2021 2 minute read Capsule Wardrobe | Classic Fashion | The Mindful Closet | Timeless Fashion | Vintage Inspired Style

It's been said that Cristobal Balenciaga's 1957 sack dress supposedly inspired the premise for Federico Fellini's 1960 morality tale, La Dolce Vita. The... more »

Jackie Kennedy's Holiday Style

Jackie Kennedy's Holiday Style

November 2020 1 minute read American Fashion | Classic Fashion | The Mindful Closet | Timeless Fashion

No matter where you live whites and creams in the winter help make the shorter days during the winter months a little brighter. Jackie Kennedy... more »

American Fashion: The Genius of Halston

American Fashion: The Genius of Halston

November 2020 3 minute read American Fashion | Capsule Wardrobe | Classic Fashion | Luxury Fashion | The Mindful Closet | Timeless Fashion

Simple. Pragmatic. Effortless. All-American. Minimalist. All words to describe Roy Frowick Halston's approach to fashion, and all elements we need more of... more »

A New Look at Sustainable Fashion

A New Look at Sustainable Fashion

November 2020 3 minute read Classic Fashion | Luxury Fashion | Sustainable Fashion | The Mindful Closet | Vintage Inspired Style

In 1947 Christian Dior changed fashion history with his “New Look” collection. It was in this collection he introduced the Corolle line, a... more »

Luxury Loungewear: A Vintage Inspired Capsule Wardrobe Staple

Luxury Loungewear: A Vintage Inspired Capsule Wardrobe Staple

September 2020 2 minute read Capsule Wardrobe | Classic Fashion | The Mindful Closet | Timeless Fashion

Loungewear to wear to the office or while working from home. The best dressy sweatpants aren't really sweatpants at all but silk lounge pants — just with... more »

Jackie Kennedy's Enduring Style Inspiration

Jackie Kennedy's Enduring Style Inspiration

June 2020 2 minute read American Fashion | Classic Fashion | Luxury Fashion | The Mindful Closet | Timeless Fashion

Few realize that it was Jackie Kennedy that started the tradition of a themed Christmas tree at the White House — a tradition she started in 1961.... more »

If You Want to Shop Sustainably, Shop Like Grandma

If You Want to Shop Sustainably, Shop Like Grandma

May 2020 5 minute read Classic Fashion | Sustainable Fashion | The Mindful Closet | Timeless Fashion

If my grandmother was still alive and I tried to explain “sustainable living” to her, she would simply call it living.  She was part of... more »