#Shameless

We here at Vestis like to think of August as our anything-goes month, for summer is only so long, and dressing like a hot mess is okay when it’s so very hot outside. This time of year, the name of the game is have fun and perspire in good faith, because judging is banned till Labor...

Look of the Week

Image via The Sartorialist I love this look–especially the rumpled white blazer worn like a cape–and I love the composition of this photo, how it seems to tell a story. I like how the shadows are long and slanty on the balcony, and how the wine glasses are all different levels of...

Couture: Comings and...

Ponder this: just a few weeks ago, the world’s wealthiest women were in Paris hunting for one-of-a-kind clothes. While Rihanna held court at Chanel, looking quite lovely in layered pearls and a nightie-cum-gown look, these women, the “clients” as they are known, were...

At Hermès, 25 Years ...

By and large, Hermès is an accessories brand, an exemplary one of course, but a hustler of extras nonetheless, a house built on its iconic bags and belts and, for the men, creamy silk ties in what must be the subtlest of logo jacquards. Say the words Hermès-for-men, and my mind flashes upon...

Color Me Crimson

Left: Shipley & Halmos Fall 2012 Fall is upon us, a crispness in the air, and with it, comes Fall Fashion and all the simple and intricate connotations of that term. Autumn, especially autumn in New England, is a season colorfully expressed, a season of lichenous barks and graying soil...

Coveting now-Ben Min...

Gilt, our favorite noontime activity, is having a sale of Ben Minkoff bags and accessories starting tomorrow (Tuesday, June 12th). For those who don’t know, BM is the men’s collection from Rebecca Minkoff, the designer who built her business on a covetable line of women’s...

CFDA: Quiet Force Jun10

CFDA: Quiet Force

CFDA host Seth Meyers backstage in Comme des Garcons image via Vanityfair.com The 2012 CFDA awards took place at Lincoln center on Monday before a mixed crowd of writers, actors, designers and designer muses. SNL writer Seth Myers was a handy pick for emcee, keeping the chuckles consistent, if...

Summer Style Guide: ...

Summer’s finally here and rather than loaf around your hometown YOU brave child are moving on up in the world, going from a suburban sort of nobody to an urban sort of nobody with a job title, an intern for lack of better diction. You’ve got your apartment picked out (a cobwebby...