As I was flipping through my latest issue of Marie Claire, I happened upon this adorable add from Louis Vuitton. Not only does this ad make me crave cupcakes and ice cream, but it has me dying for Spring to get its ass in gear so I can kick off the denim and boots and throw on a little summer dress and some round toe heels.
Vuitton’s Spring 2012 show sang the same tune – fresh and sweet…quite the departure from their typically edgy, sexy, and over all more mature ads. Although it is very demure and seemingly directed at a younger demographic, the boxy structure and attention to details reserve it for a more lady-like and sophisticated woman. The brand also stays spot on trend, they’re runway collection honoring the hottest spring trends like bright whites, pastels, and florals.
Kate Spade seemed to have the same idea with her Kate Spade New York Spring 2012 show. Kate, though, punched it up a little with brighter colors, bolder patterns, and slimmer fits, making her collection more modern. Although the collection seems to appeal to the Career Mom, the ads have an edgier feel that will likely invoke your inner teen. All in all, I think Spade takes the cake with her versatile and ready-to-wear collection.
Gotta have it? Look for eyelets and lace, pretty pinks and soft greens, and feminine silhouettes. Accessorize with pearls, dainty headbands, and a structured handbag to maintain a polished look. For a little edge, pick a bolder pattern and add black accessories and chunkier jewelry.Here’s a few ideas to get you started;
mint shift dress w/ lace forever21.com $29.90
pink tulip skirt w/ bow belt $29.90 Dynamite stores
tie neck chiffon blouse $29.94 oldnavy.ca
pale yellow trousers $49.90 zara.com
peep toe pump $80 aldoshoes.com
white eyelet jacket $88 victoriassecret.com
Well my darlings, now that I’ve shown you where you can find your most dapper duds, off you go to find your more refined self! But remember, just because you dress like a lady, doesn’t mean you need to behave like one 😉