Lela Rose is as lovely as the elegant, feminine frocks she is renowned for designing. At MSL, we have long been fans of her work. Her love of embellishments and special details, plus her use of rich fabrics, is what first drew us to her clothing. Put on one of her dresses and you are instantly in the mood to go to or host a party. Which perhaps explains Lela’s love of entertaining. She even has a regular post on her blog – “Nothing says chic like matching your drink to your dress.” Love it! Food and entertaining are great sources of inspiration for the designer. Hence, her foray into writing and the ...Read more.
Even though I just started ordering Pumpkin Spice Lattes and my boots came out from hiding this week, my mind was focused on Spring 2016 as designers debuted their collections during the biannual, fashionable frenzy that is New York Fashion Week. I particularly loved seeing the ultra feminine look, including ruffles, off-the-shoulder tops and pink, as well as the relaxed menswear, meaning slouchy trousers and deconstructed pinstripes. The '70s influence is still going strong in the form of all things artsy, from fringe and tie-dye to crochet and embroidery. Although the boho look is overall more chic than folksy this ...Read more.