Moving In, Moving On

Harvard Yard on move-in day In the Harvard Square Panera Bread, a woman in a lime green Talbots top and raffia wedges is asking her daughter how young she looks.  There is light laughter, a witty riposte from the daughter, a motherly parry. “20 years and four kids but I still got...

Look of the Week Aug18

Look of the Week

Courtesy of Vogue Jennifer Lawrence (of Hunger Games fame) has finally landed herself a cover on American Vogue. The young actress was photographed by Mario Testino for the magazine’s September issue (already on newsstands) in a tight rotation of romantic, autumnal pieces. Carrying a...

Look of the Week

Very few people (read: none) can out-suave Mr. Ryan Gosling at a premiere. This light khaki suit, which he wore to the Only God Forgives premiere, is classic Gosling style: casual and fashion conscious (note the au courant peak lapels), but sartorial as well–this man can wear the HELL...

Lucky Number Eight Aug06

Lucky Number Eight

In Chinese culture, the number eight is special. Its romanized form is ba, which sounds a little like fa, a word for prosperity and wealth, and thus, eight is considered a lucky number, signifying good things to come. Such semiotics are not taken lightly in China, (the Beijing Olympics Opening...

H&M Online Stor...

H&M, the Swedish megaretailer, just opened its online store to U.S. customers. Click over for the usual fast fashion fare: printed peasant blouses ($14.95), denim overshirts ($9.95), and studded ankle strap sandals ($34.95), and while you’re at it, pick up a few basics from their...

A Word on 3.1 Philip...

Photo courtesy of 3.1 Philip Lim On a recent trip to New York, I found myself in SoHo, strolling down Mercer street’s cobblestoned way. Largely unmoved by the sunglasses on display at Solstice, I walked on, north of Spring street to the 3.1 Philip Lim boutique, looking not to shop (I...

Look of the week

Image courtesy of Plaza Magazine The look of summer: equal parts sporty and quirky (visor much?) with an Instagram worthy backdrop to...

#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...