Alice Yim New York: Chiffon and Lace
30th July 2012
Alice Yim remains one of my favourite New York designers. She recently celebrated the two-year anniversary of her namesake label at a rooftop bar in Manhattan, a super stylish event (naturally!) and an opportunity for me to thank Alice for designing clothes that are fabulous to look at and that I feel wonderful wearing.
This outfit from Alice’s spring summer collection – the Sparrow skirt in sapphire blue and the Sierra top in onyx – is a delightful combination of sheer lace and floaty chiffon layers. It’s an outfit I want to dance and sing in (evidenced by the photoshoot, yes Lydia Hudgens can probably confirm I was a little loopy this day…)
The Sierra top is a gorgeous off the shoulder lace design, falling just at the right place on the waist to go with high-rise styles (I wore it with some high-waisted skinny jeans and high heels too and loved the look). The bustier underneath is an old style from Reiss – there is a challenge to find the perfect under garment for this top but I think lace/sheer is super glamorous when done right. Just remember that less is more Blog Reader, less is more.
Photos: The awesomeness that is Lydia Hudgens.
I have half an eye on this outfit for dancing in Charleston, where I am heading this weekend. I wanted to ask – what do you wear to go dancing in, Blog Reader?
Stay tuned for a feature on Alice Yim’s autumn winter collection, coming soon.
Wearing: Zara sandals; Sparrow skirt and Sierra top from Alice Yim; Reiss bustier (just seen).
*May I suggest you browse some of my Friday Lingerie features for ideas, Blog Reader?