Ladylike Leather & Lace- Gia Coppola Makes It Work in Valentino
Take a cue from Gia Coppola’s fresh ladylike take on the classic juxtaposition of leather & lace and make it work for you:
Known for her strikingly girly take on deluxe classics, last week Gia Coppola turned heads in a fiery red Valentino leather and lace combo that spoke volumes on the sophistication leather has taken hold of over the past few seasons.
Imagined in virtually every iteration possible, leather is one key trend that remains at the top of every fashion insiders list as it adds a cool, albeit sexy note to just about any look.
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What made it work on Coppola without looking like a tart (we are talking red leather & lace here) was her ensembles ladylike shape paired with simple flats and a fuss-free do, it was a winning look through & through.
When looking to add leather into your repertoire, look at Coppola for inspiration and look for silhouettes with a vaguely retro shape as they’ll be certain to update the fabrications once tawdry affiliations with an air of untouchable elegance bar none.
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Naveed Hussain, stylist and fashion editor, has a BA in art history and extensive knowledge in the history of fashion and social media outreach. Naveed also covers fashion, music and art and was assistant to the owner & editor at VagabondNyc, where he also contributed to FocusOnStyle. Naveed has unlimited access to current and future fashion news & trends. He has worked as a buyer and has styled for The Dallas Morning News, The Chicago Tribune, and The New York Times.