REGAL ROMANCE

REGAL ROMANCE

Every woman wants to feel beautiful, inside and out. So, now’s the time to turn our heads to more romantic notions as we begin a new fashion season, according to our roving style hunter Eleanora Morrison, of Eleanora.co., who weighs in with her favorite recommendations that will help you create more love in the world…starting with yourself.

ROYAL LOCKS

Since hair adornments are enhancing even the simplest ensembles, why not go for broke, with this bejeweled crescent barrette by Erdem? Everything from faux jade to emeralds to pink diamonds, and beyond will give any hairstyle a romantic boost. Plus, it becomes an instant heirloom piece. $400. At NeimanMarcus.com.

BLUSHING, NOT BASHFUL

The Tatiana blush satin clutch, by Jimmy Choo, is the perfect neutral, and it comes with a long shoulder chain to add even more versatility. The oversized rhinestone clasp will sparkle as brightly as you. $995. At NeimanMarcus.com.

PLEATED, PLEASE

This pretty-in-pink Givenchy silk skirt, which adds height to any outfit thanks to its accordion pleats, features an elastic waistband with a printed monogram logo. The A-line silhouette falls perfectly at mid-calf, making it perfect for dinner, dancing, and beyond. $1680. At The Webster.com.

RUCHE, REALLY

Ruching took front and center at the Fall/Winter 2020 collections. We love these shoes in a colorful, can’t-get-lost-in-a-crowd blue velvet, as a romantic textural gesture, don’t you? Price upon request. At Off-White.com.

SILVER SCREEN

Heads will surely turn as you enter the room well turned-out in this silver brocade evening suit. The slim silhouette boasts a waist-flattering peplum and a cropped pant that can be worn with heels or flats. Price Upon Request. At Erdem.com.

OPTOMISTICALLY BRIGHT

You love the Diptyque candles and scents, and you’ll love the new Fleur de Peau room fragrance that has a plethora of flowers at the heart of its composition. Sprayed in the air, on linens and clothes, or in a fine mist on the skin, it delicately perfumes your world. $110. At DiptyqueParis.com.

JEWEL-TONED GEM

Set for fall, this multi-colored jewel-tone blouse is a go-to basic to add personality to any neutral pairing. It’s perfect for day to evening, no matter how you style it. $395. At Nordstrom.com.

LORD OF LACE

Gucci’s silk-chiffon blouse trimmed with Victorian-inspired ivory lace will bring the drama to any ensemble, day or night. Pair it with wide-leg culottes for a casual look, or with a sleek velvet tuxedo for a show-stopping formal look. $3500. At Net-A-Porter.com.

FIT FOR A QUEEN

Aeydē’s cream Moa flats are sleek, comfortable, and perfectly fit to get you from the boardroom to the ballroom without sacrificing an ounce of style. A stately staple for any season. $230. At Net-A-Porter.com.

PUCKER UP

Looking for lips as luscious as the Queen of Hearts? Lipstick Queen’s Medieval Lipstick is sure to give you an extra rouged pucker that will bring out your royal alter ego. $24. At NeimanMarcus.com.

LUXURIOUS LUSTER

Why not raise a glass that glimmers in gold? For those who prefer a touch of personality in their barware, each of these gilded goblets are just the statement for your next toast. $66 each. At NeimanMarcus.com.

SHEER? SENSATIONAL.

SHEER? SENSATIONAL.

With the brighter days of summer here, a sense of freedom is evoked by the sheer trend, inspiring care-free nostalgic innocence and a return to the simpler days spent outdoors bathed in sunshine. Our creative curator, Eleanora Morrison of Eleanora.co, shares the products that have sent her imagination on vacation this season.

PLEATS, PLEASE

This pleated silk-organza midi dress takes us back to the dreaminess of childhood, in the most elegantly exaggerated way. This whimsical frock is oh-so-Alice, and we are willingly following her into Simone Rocha’s design couture wonderland. $1,610. Photo and availability courtesy Net-A-Porter.

UTMOST IMPORTANCE

Looking for the perfect gift for a friend who is always on the go? This transparent pouch by Anya Hindmarch is cleverly etched with Important Things across the top and made with clear PVC, so you never have to scramble to find the things you’re always reaching for. $275. Photo and availability courtesy Net-A-Porter

AU NATUREL

Natura Bisse’s Diamond Cocoon Sheer Cream applies as smooth as silk–at first beige, and it then transforms to any skin tone. It’s made with SIRT-AP peptide complex and plant-derived Detoxin that boosts the skin in battling stress, aging, and helps retain moisture. $225. Photo and availability courtesy Net-A-Porter.

SLITHERING SUNCHASER

Norma Kamali’s bold Snake swimsuit is for the chic sunchaser. Designed  to elongate the frame with white stretch fabric and panels of sheer beige mesh, this summertime staple is the perfect poolside accessory for the brighter days ahead. $265. Photo and availability courtesy Neiman Marcus.

SMOOTH AS SILK

This oversized silk-organza scrunchie will punctuate your seasonal looks with just enough dainty drama. Perfect for accessorizing your messy bun, low ponytail, or other heat-beating hairdos this summer. Sophie Buhai’s delicate take on the recycled fad won’t snag or pull. $195. Photo and availability courtesy Net-A-Porter.

SPARKLE IN YOUR STEP

Who doesn’t love a go-to summer sandal? These Marion Parke shiny patent leather slides will take you from cottage to the clubhouse for every sunny social occasion. $595. Photo and availability courtesy Neiman Marcus.

BEIGE BEAUTY

Chanel’s Les Beige Healthy Glow Sheer Colour Stick is the perfect punctuation for your summer glow. Just enough color contour, this tiny, totable trick is the shiny sculpting finish for your freshly sun-kissed cheekbones. $45. Photo and availability courtesy Neiman Marcus.

UNIQUELY IRIS

Iris Apfel’s iconic maximalist style has made its indelible mark on the fashion and design world. This crystalline paperweight outline of her will give any space just as much character as if Iris herself came to visit. $80. Photo and availability courtesy Neiman Marcus.

WHATEVER TOTES YOUR BOAT

Staud’s Shirley Clear PVC and Crocodile-Embossed Tote Bag is great for the beach, the pool, and even sporting and theatrical events after the cherished vacationing season comes to an end. It comes with a timelessly classic pouch. $208. Photo and availability courtesy Neiman Marcus.

THE FUTURE’S SO BRIGHT

We have our eye on Transparent sunglasses. These sparkling “Donatella” indoor/outdoor shades designed by Houstonian Margot Hogan are inspired by Donatella Versace, and we love the packed-with-personality pairs we are seeing from this new Texan-owned eyewear brand. These are the perfect accessory to exude your many moods, no matter the season. Prices vary. Model shown: $60. Photo and availability courtesy Transparent.

RUFFLE MY FEATHERS

A cocktail dress that is sure to ruffle feathers, Valentino’s Ruffled Silk-Tie Neck silhouette is alluringly sheer with romantic floral patterns that sweep elegantly with each step. Highlighting the feminine silhouette with its delicate fabrics, this dress is the piece for making a bold statement. $9,800. Photo and availability courtesy Neiman Marcus.