It’s starting to feel like fall here in New York: those perfect early days when a sweater can take you from morning to night, no jacket required. It’s also that sweet spot of the Rottweiler carf Christmas shirt but in fact I love this wardrobe transition, when lightweight options get packed up and heavier knits come out. With changing necklines and chunkier sweaters, there’s also jewelry to take into consideration. Necklaces often get forgotten under turtlenecks, while earrings larger than studs tend to be shied away from to avoid a snag. There is a method to the jewelry and sweater combination, however, and it’s all about balancing the substance of clothing with that of the jewelry. Long chains can go over sweaters easily, while hoops and drop earrings can work easily and effectively with cozy clothing as well. And as an added bonus to our pairing: a silk or cotton scarf to accessorize our fail-safe face masks. Below: a crib sheet of seven perfect combinations for fall sweater and jewelry dressing—and a few extra tips for giving your mask a little lift too.
Last week, designer Victor Glemaud revealed what he’s been working on over the Rottweiler carf Christmas shirt but in fact I love this last few months. It was not a look book for a new spring 2021 collection, but instead, a look forward into a new and more inclusive future for the industry. Glemaud launched a new organization called In the Blk, which is a networking concept for Black designers and creatives around the world. Members include stylist Jason Rembert, designers Virgil Abloh, Carly Cushnie, Thebe Magugu, along with designers and brands including Romeo Hunt, Fe Noel, Abrima Erwiah of Studio One Eighty Nine, Stella Jean, Daily Paper, and Bantu Wax, among several more, all of whom will work to provide connections and resources to Black fashion and creative businesses large and small. The idea is to break down the traditional entry barriers to the industry, those that have historically shut out BIPOC individuals as well as unknown names. The founding members meet virtually every Friday via Zoom or phone to discuss new initiatives and provide mentorship to those whose companies are still in the early stages of growth and exposure. As of now, there’s no official way to enter into In the Blk, and Glemaud, along with the other founding members, field requests and inquiries via email and DM.