FASHION

Fast and Chic: Modern Romance


Photographer: Lachlan Bailey Styled: Felicia Garcia-Rivera

Like all good counter-culture fashion movements, new romanticism emerged from the underground club scene. More specifically, Bowie Night at London’s Blitz club in the late ’70s, where cool kids, fueled by New Wave music, adopted an extravagant lace-and-frills style referencing military, glam rock, sci-fi films, and French Incroyables. The look undoubtedly left an impression on Marc Jacobs, who was a teenager at the time. This season, hints of it are evident in the band jackets and Victorian frippery at both his own label and Louis Vuitton. Infused with grunge and early-aughts street style, this new new romanticism isn’t quite as outré as the original, but it’s just as cool.

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Photographer: Lachlan Bailey Styled: Felicia Garcia-Rivera

Rag & Bone jacket; Isabel Marant top; IRO shirt (underneath); 7 For All Mankind jeans. Guess jacket; Joie top; Isabel Marant shorts; Kismet by Milka necklace; Aesa bangle; (left hand, from top left) Jacquie Aiche ring, WWake ring, Meredith Marks Designs ring. Beauty note: Wispy strands look ruffled in the best way with Bumble and bumble City Swept Finish.

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Photographer: Lachlan Bailey Styled: Felicia Garcia-Rivera

H&M blouse; Eres bra; True Religion shorts.

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Photographer: Lachlan Bailey Styled: Felicia Garcia-Rivera

3.1 Phillip Lim fringe jacket; Candela shrug; A.L.C. top; Diesel jeans.

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Photographer: Lachlan Bailey Styled: Felicia Garcia-Rivera

Marc Jacobs blazer; Leon Max Collection blouse; Topshop jeans; (left hand, from top) Jacquie Aiche ring, WWake ring; Stuart Weitzman boots. Beauty note: To achieve a dewy, even complexion, stick with Dior Capture Totale Dream Skin.

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Photographer: Lachlan Bailey Styled: Felicia Garcia-Rivera

Tome dress; Vince leggings; Michael Michael Kors sandals. Honor shirt; Levi’s shorts; WWake ring.

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Photographer: Lachlan Bailey Styled: Felicia Garcia-Rivera

Equipment cardigan; Philipp Plein shirt; G-Star jeans.

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Photographer: Lachlan Bailey Styled: Felicia Garcia-Rivera

Sea blouse; AG jeans; the Row neck piece; Stuart Weitzman sandals. Salvatore Ferragamo bandeau top; Vince T-shirt; Topshop jeans; (neck, from left) Kismet by Milka necklace, Carelle necklace; Vans sneakers.