This fabulous number was designed by Francis by refurbishing a vintage skirt into a dress. You can check out her wares at Vintage Heaven on July 31st and August 1st at Heaven Gallery on 1550 N. Milwaukee.
I found this lovely working at Marc Jacobs in Bucktown. Her African inspired print dress with the navy belt (by MJ of course) looks great with her ivory skin.
Courtney's tattoo is inspired by memories of driving around with her Dad in
his old Cadillac listening to Bruce Springsteen.
We talked about his general dismay with the decline of elegance and tradition in men's fashion. "You know in the top restaurants in the world it's not even necessary to wear a jacket to dinner, EVEN in Paris, he lamented."
While in Paris last month I spotted Dianne Pernet of A Shaded View of Fashion and her entourage coming out of the metro at the Filles du Calvaire stop on the metro.
She appears below with Adrian Fernand the fashion writer and the stylist Steph Marks.