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19 Apr

New Workwear Essentials You Need For Spring

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From crisp pantsuits in ivory white to a new take on the trench, spring's latest in workwear is nothing short of stylish.

The Deconstructed Suit

DAN & CORINA LECCA/STUDIO D
DAN & CORINA LECCA/STUDIO D

Keep the look clean, opting for a sleek high-neck blouse.

From left: Max Mara jacket, $2,690, blouse, $595, jacket, $1,190, skirt, $475, 312-475-9500.

How to Wear It

STUDIO D
STUDIO D

Finish the look with white boots in geometric lines and modern gold earrings.

From left: Louis Vuitton tote, $3,850, 866-VUITTON; Fossil smartwatch $255, fossil.com; Pomellato earrings, $5,100, 800-254-6020. 

The Ivory Pantsuit

DAN & CORINA LECCA/STUDIO D
DAN & CORINA LECCA/STUDIO D

Choose a tailored white blazer with a notched-lapel collar.

From left: Max Mara jacket, $1,450, 617-267-9775; Polo Ralph Lauren shirt, $198,ralphlauren.com; Monica Rich Kosann necklace, $1,450, monicarichkosann.com. Escada pants, $995, escada.com. 

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27 Sep

Max Mara and Fendi Take on Athleisure at Milan Fashion Week

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Sportswear (as in athletics, rather than American chinos) has been a hot topic for several seasons now. But in Milan it seems to be moving on from a place that's less literal and more feminine. Instead of a faithful re-creation of, say, a tracksuit, we're seeing smaller details that allude to athleticism.

Fendi SS17
Fendi SS17

Take Fendi: If Marie Antoinette were an ELLE-reading millennial, she might look like the "modern rococo muse" Karl Lagerfeld showed for Fendi, all open-back apron skirts, sporty crop tops and fabulous knitted Victorian boots.

Fendi SS17
Fendi SS17
It looked fresh and romantic, yet very cool—thanks largely to the athletic undercurrent running through the clothes. Most appealingly, it gave us a different, more playful take on...
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15 May

Pretty Prints, Please

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Sun's out, buns out—and the most colorful, printed fashion too. This season, turn up the brightness on your wardrobe with a plethora of new patterns—some totally innovative, some a cool take on the classics. Think: an actual cheetah print, modern tie-dye, grownup gingham, and more. Your print blueprint, below...
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