|One way to wear spots, this Equipment sweater.|
French women continue to prove that anything leopard comes under the category of classic.
Last Sunday my 19-year-old French niece was wearing a long-sleeved leopard t-shirt with her super skinny jeans which were tucked into a pair of Nike high tops. Her hair was carelessly swirled up into a topknot, she wore no makeup and she looked gorgeous.
|My five-year-old — very large — scarf/shawl from Eric Bompard.|
For those of us who like a dose of the beast there are always ways to find something. At the moment I have a very large cashmere shawl from Eric Bompard, a pair of Tod moccasins and a pair of French sole ballerinas. My dabblings stay in the accessory category although I had a major leopard period in my 20s. Then I moved on for a decades, now I’m drawn back into the mood. It goes so well with all of my black . . .
|Very pretty, don’t you think? From Yves Saint Laurent.|
Now I’m seeing spots everywhere, on-the-street, in the magazines, on friends and I’m thinking “I really like this midwinter fashion fillip.”
|Waaaay too much of the beast for many of us. This wool dress is by Phoebe Philo for Céline. I can imagine it on just the right woman, with just the right attitude. French fashion editors refer to it as an “intello” approach to the subject.|
Do you like leopard? I know my great friend, Une Femme loves it.
* Speaking of dabbling, my girls arrived from Chicago yesterday so I’ll be playing with them and not necessarily writing as early (and maybe not as often this week) as I normally do, but I will be here so please do check in.