After fashion’s fanfare settles each season, the focus returns to real clothes that are at once wearable and chic. This fall, suits seem to be the ticket for day — long, lean jackets over slender or slightly swingy skirts that hover about the knee — and echo the time when ladies who lunched got all dressed up.
This story first appeared in the April 26, 2011 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
MODEL: KIM DAUNAIS/MUSE; HAIR BY STACI CHILD AT DEFACTO FOR CUTLER/REDKEN; MAKEUP BY HOPE CHOMAN AT HOPECHOMANMAKEUP.COM FOR MAKE UP FOR EVER; FASHION ASSISTANTS: VICTORIA KENNEDY AND CATHERINE PERIDIS