It sounds like something out of a fashion fairy tale … A decade ago, quirky designer Lauren Moffatt was hard at work crafting her collections out of her house, which happened to be a sailboat docked on the Hudson River. Her clothes—primarily skirts, blouses and dresses—kept that whimsical, vintage feel … they are playful, feminine, and flirtatious.
Then, one happy day, she was named the “Designer to Watch” by Women’s Wear Daily and Vogue. Fast forward 10 years and Moffatt’s wears are available in boutiques around the country and across the globe. Lucky girl.
I’ve been a fan of Moffatt’s line for awhile now. But her spring line, called “The Honeymooner and What She Wore” is to die for. The entire collection makes me feel as if I’m taking a spring honeymoon in Paris in the 1960s. The clothes remind me of something worn by Audrey Hepburn in Funny Face or by Carey Mulligan in An Education on their respective trips to the Champs Élyées.
The colors and textures are simply lovely—bubble gum pinks, bright Tiffany blues, ivory crochet, scalloped hemlines, gold hardware trimmings, and Kelly green water color silk reminiscent of Monet’s Water lilies.
If I had it my way, I’d be off to Paris with my vintage luggage set packed full with this collection before you could say, “les beaux vêtements, mon amour!”
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