There's something about Paris that brings out a fresh and contemporary attitude towards dressing whilst also constantly referencing the nonchalant gamine girls that the city is renowned for.
Clean lines and oversized silhouettes have been regular fixtures at Celine, Stella McCartney and Chloe for several years now; yet each season the designs evolve to stay ahead of the game.The editorial below encapsulates an aesthetic that is as retro-inspired as it is modern, hinting to the 1970's and Jane Birkin's effortless style whilst also setting the tone for the season ahead.
High-waisted wide legged pants, sweeping oversized dress coats and twee straw boaters are revamped for 2014 with the addition of masculine Oxford shoes, chambray shirts and T-shirts borrowed from the boyfriend and statement oversized culottes. The one piece that is going to be on my mind for the rest of 2014? Topshop's loosely structured cream silk dress with the low slung waistline; the perfect style to dress up or dress down whatever the season.
Ooh la la!
Elle Australia December 2013
Model: Sibui Nazarenko
Photographer: Stefania Paparelli
Stylist: Nicole Bonython-Hines