I love historical fiction! This fictionalized account of the romance between Robert Louis Stevenson and his American wife, Fanny van de Grift Osbourne, in Nancy Horan’s Under the Wide and Starry Sky was a great read. Drenched with detail and incredibly atmospheric, it begged to be styled into an outfit.
In Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll, TifAni “Ani” FaNelli is a woman who appears to have everything. She’s engaged to a successful man, she’s got a job at a top fashion magazine, and the wedding of the year is about to happen.
But her perfect life is a perfect lie.
In reading Jessica Knoll’s debut novel, I was immediately struck by the idea of artifice. If Ani’s life is the perfect lie, what might she wear to play the part.
These thoughts inspired me to create this look inspired by Ani. Read on and you will find out about the pieces that make up this glamorous look. Continue reading
One of the best books that I have read this year is Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal. This book tells the story of a chef on the rise through the lens of different ingredients that have shaped her.
When we would get little glimpses of Eva I could really picture her style, so I styled this outfit based on her looks. Continue reading
I recently read Behind Closed Doors by B.A.. Paris. It’s a great read and a good thriller with a very fulfilling ending, and with the movie rights already sold, it seems like it’s a good time to imagine what the character of Grace might be wearing.
This is an outfit styled for grace in the dinner party scene in the first chapter.