Author Archives: Jane

Favorites: March 2016

Hello, spring! I’ve been waiting for you, though all is forgiven as you appeared just in time for the rugby end-of-season tournament in Leiden (the Netherlands). And with Daylight Savings Time underway in the US, things are improving at a rapid pace. The end of rugby signals the beginning of baseball in my world …. […]

Paris Fall 2016: Noir Kei Ninomiya

I think my transition to city person is complete*: I am gaga for these looks from Noir Kei Ninomiya’s fall collection. All black and tailored, yet with a touch of elegance. (And with utilitarian luxe® lace-ups from Repetto, no less!) See all of the looks (including some more avant-garde options) at noir kei ninomiya […]

Paris Fall 2016: Céline

Phoebe Philo has a way with slouchy shapes that makes her collections instantly desirable. The fact that the accessories are always perfection doesn’t hurt. See the complete fall show at (Now I’m more eager than ever for Céline to release the pre-fall pictures.) monica feudi / photos for

Paris Fall 2016: Jean Colonna

Long, lean silhouettes with just a soupçon of embellishment at Jean Colonna makes for an effortlessly chic wardrobe. See the complete fall collection at jean colonna courtesy photos for

Flower House Detroit

Detroit artist/floral designer Lisa Waud is an innovator who finds (and develops) beauty in the most unexpected of locations. With plans over a year in the making, Waud, in collaboration with photographer Heather Saunders and a complement of florists, found an abandoned Hamtramck (Detroit area) property, purchased it for $500, and proceeded to turn its 18 […]