Category Archives: Fashion Design

Brand I Love: Frances Valentine

Kate and Andy Spade’s latest venture, Frances Valentine, continues to delight and surprise me season after season. Their new fall lookbook reminds me of the early Kate Spade New York days which naturally makes my heart sing. Photographed in a handsome Greenwich Village townhouse, the Spade creative direction simply can’t be beat. I always want to move into the spaces they create—the rugs, the pillows, the art, that loveseat! And don’t even get me started on the shoes. These mules? Too good. Below, explore more of their brilliant new campaign. Shop the collection at or Nordstrom and Shopbop. READ POST

Rebecca de Ravenel Launches Ready-to-Wear

Yesterday, jewelry designer Rebecca de Ravenel of the famous “Bonbons” silk chord earrings debuted her first ready-to-wear collection and it’s just as chic as her highly covetable baubles. The fashion collection includes gorgeous hammered silk kimonos, shell encrusted baskets, and Parisian-inspired polka dot silk dresses. Rebecca also revealed a bevy of new jewelry designs (seashell paradise!) that I am absolutely crazy about. Like what you see below? The entire collection is now available for pre-order on Moda Operandi. READ POST