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FALL INSPIRATION PART TWO!
We sat down with the creative team behind our luxe line Graham & Spencer this week to whittle out of them what got them going while they were designing the beautiful Fall collection. As you can see it’s a mad world in there! 
Art: Robert Motherwell’s monochromatic abstracts.
Music: Patti Smith’s Horses was the most over-played album in the design room. Top tune: GLORIA.
Faces: 90s supermodel Emma Balfour, Patti Smith (see above), Tilda Swinton, Stella Tennant, Katherine Hepburn.
Style:
Effortless Olsen twin layering, especially chunky knits!
Nonchalant fur wearers: Cybil Shepherd, Kate Moss, repeat-offenders the Olsen twins.
Feminine, pretty androgyny.
Chic nineties minimalism as embodied by Carolyn Bessette Kennedy.
1950s sleek sheath dresses by Dior.
1940s glamor gowns.
Le Smoking by YSL.
Glamor goths.
Grunge.
Abstract Japanese florals.
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Posted at 11:40pm and tagged with: robert motherwell, stella tennant, carolyn bessette kennedy, patti smith, kate moss, olsens, nineties minimalism, emma balfour,.

In-house designer, Mintee, gave us a glimpse of her style file for Summer. This is what she had to say about her picks: "I love that quirky off-balance, honest femininity that has a touch of an edge."Oh, we love!

Posted at 1:37pm and tagged with: brigette bardot, patti smith, audrey hepburn,.