“I was smitten. Not only with the swoon-worthy title character, Vincenzo Cassano, played by the equally swoon-worthy Song Joong-ki (송중기), but also by the fresh take on power suiting brought to you by the most of-the-moment superstars in tailoring: Moon Choi, JayBaek Couture, Max Mara, and more. I sighed over scene after scene of pressed pleats, sharp shoulders, tailored waistcoats, and bespoke button-downs paired with gold collar pins. Even Vincenzo’s silk pajamas are achingly gorgeous — and they are about as far away from the cozy sweatpants cocoon I have been trapped in for the past year as you can get.”Read the full piece here.
“Perhaps this trending explosion of bedazzled denim and swaying fringe is the fashion pendulum swinging the opposite way after a year and a half of lounging almost exclusively in comfort-cozy clothes. This hard left into a dazzling cowboy aesthetic is a return to having fun dressing up. It’s loud, it’s optimistic, and it’s about as far from elastic waist sweatpants as you can get, sartorially speaking.”Read the full piece here.
“I’ve swung so far in the other direction now that I realize it’s sort of a tragedy we all collectively stopped wearing bucket hats in the first place. Bucket hats are a fashion hack — a stealthily practical accessory masquerading as a trendy fashion move.”Read the full piece here.