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Feather Weather

Jesse L Brooks


This week we are fancying up fall/winter separates with one of our favorite touches-fabulous feathers. What better way to jazz up a not-so-basic black suit than with a little feathery fun. This feather trimmed wool blazer and matching feathered hem pants by Magda Butrym offer a relaxed fit on a couple of wardrobe staples. The luxurious ostrich feather trim takes the look to new heights and instantly dresses up the occasion for wearing them. Since these plume filled pieces are obviously directed towards a more upscaled affair we wanted our shoes to be ready to sparkle, even at night. May the Ursina pumps from Amina Muaddi be your reminder that life is too short to not wear fabulous footwear. Made from black suede to pointed toes, the design frames the ankle with crystal embellished straps. When it comes to bags, few do it quite as well as Louis Vuitton, especially when it involves the fashion house's limited edition designs. A collaboration that’s bound to intrigue even the most discerning collectors, Louis Vuitton and Fornasetti (a brand famed for its surrealist home accessories) have joined artistic forces. This top handle Architettura tote is crafted from calf leather with a matte surface that evokes plaster and stone. We kept the jewelry on the more demure side by adding delicate diamond and pearl earrings by Ross-Simons. Our final finishing touch is a soft smoky eye, which can be easily achieved with the help of Lancome's Drama-Liqui Eyeliner Pencil that delivers dramatic color for up to 24 hours in just one stroke. Whether you're heading to a Thanksgiving dinner or an early holiday soiree, in this look you will be more than ready for a little all black "Feather Weather."