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Carolyn Bessette Kennedy's Iconic Style

Carolyn Bessette Kennedy's Iconic Style

August 2021 3 minute read American Fashion | Capsule Wardrobe | Classic Fashion | The Mindful Closet | Timeless Fashion

When it comes to chic minimalist '90s fashion, Carolyn Bessette Kennedy's style endures the way few others from this era have endured. Her style was... more »

Carefully Edited Collections: The Key to Sustainable Fashion

Carefully Edited Collections: The Key to Sustainable Fashion

August 2021 2 minute read American Fashion | Capsule Wardrobe | Classic Fashion | Sustainable Fashion | The Mindful Closet

Once upon a time, women shopped in a department store or local boutiques. It was a time when the salesmen and women truly knew their customers, what they... more »

Claire McCardell and the American Look in Fashion

Claire McCardell and the American Look in Fashion

August 2021 2 minute read American Fashion | Capsule Wardrobe | Classic Fashion | Sustainable Fashion | The Mindful Closet | Timeless Fashion

Who created The American Look in fashion? Most will tell you Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, or Ralph Lauren. In reality, it was shaped by American designer... more »

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 »

Classic Entertaining Tips From Dorothy Draper

Classic Entertaining Tips From Dorothy Draper

December 2020 2 minute read The Mindful Closet | Vintage Inspired Style

“Have you ever considered how much ridiculous pomposity surrounds the word “entertaining?  And the idea that you must do this and you must do... 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 »