Designers: I am always on a quest to find a new designer, some unknown brand or emerging talent—these calculated points ensure you’re not wearing the same dress as someone else at a party. My most recent search for a stylish ensemble revealed a most serendipitous moment.
As co-chair for the Fashion Group International of Dallas’ annual event, a ‘Night of Stars’ this past month—I really needed a dress that wasn’t formal, (this was not a black tie gala), yet not cocktail, but a gown that carried it’s own understated persona.
After much deliberation, and drooling—it was a question of print over matter, and specifically the desire for black and white only. I loved the Lanvin prints from the heavily publicised advertising campaign, regal in a very girly way, Phillip Lim fit my narrow profile, but after many clicks, I found my perfect dress.