Fine tailoring was the order of the day at the Fall 2014 designer ready to wear collections. The oft basic suit stepped outside its bounds, in luxurious new textures and new shapes, often topped with a beautifully tailored coat, frequently colored. Fall’s new tailoring oozes with ambiance and charm. From beautifully tailored suits in polished gray to luxuriously versions in verdant green to breathtaking new beauties that shape the body, baring collarbones and shoulders – perfect placement for a pin or pendant – this is a smashing suit season. A new genre of dressing ha
“She is one of the—if not the—most stylish women living,” designer Tom Ford said about Daphne Guinness.
If you don’t know who she is, you’ll have to visit The Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) where the trendsetting style of Guinness is the subject of an extraordinary exhibition.
Guinness casts a striking image with her towering high heels, some of her own design, and her signature black and platinum striped hair. Her attire of small, spare black beautifully cut jackets, ubiquitous white shirts, frequently featuring turned up collars and extended cuffs