A new conscientiousness is on the horizon, where high meets low, and the towering heels of fashion are planted firmly in fertile soil. Where Vintage, Handmade and High Fashion commingle in the evolution of independent style.
This is The Haute Hippie.
|Jacket: Anna Sui, Vintage, $160. Top: Moschino Mare, Vintage, $95. Skirt: Nicole Miller Collection. Necklace & earrings: Stylist's own vintage collection. Jacket & top available now in The Shoppe!|
Perfection is overrated when it comes to hair and make-up. Embrace your natural texture, traits and marks as your unique signatures of beauty.
|Top: Robert Rodriguez. Tunic: Handmade. Trousers: Escada, Vintage. Earrings: Forever 21. Belt: Mango. Fan: Stylist's own vintage collection.|
A hand-me-down fan adds just the right amount of flair to complement a peek-a-boo tunic, while honoring a loved one with its use. Treasure your family heirlooms and reuse them in celebration of their life and yours.
|Sunglasses: Furor Moda.|
All that is old becomes new again in the endless cycle of fashion. These plaid vintage trousers are given new life when paired against the coordinating colors of our tunic's delicate, handmade embroidery.
|Top: INC. Dress: Diane Von Furstenburg. Shoes: Nicky Vankets. Ring: Out of Africa (2911 Grand Ave #402 Coconut Grove, FL 33133). Belt: Stylist's own vintage collection; made in Italy. |
A bargain for the top and a splurge on the dress, but the truth is no one will check your tags. Style is not what you paid, but how creatively you wear it. Save your pennies and instead invest in what restores your soul.
|Editorial team: Photographer, Deborah Jimenez. Hair & Make-up, Kristine Sinclair. Fashion styling, writing & concept developed by Jen Gonzalez. Featuring Iohana Sanchez as The Haute Hippie. |
Your style evolution begins when you forget haute-y fashion ideals in favor of forging your independent style.