By Fashion Stylist Janine Metcalfe • Photos by Jeffrey Bosdet
The glamour of the 1940s returns to the fashion scene with a contemporary take on shoulder pads, A-line skirts and, of course, smoking jackets. For more than a hint of holiday sparkle, pearls and diamonds make the perfect accessories.
Tagliatore suit, Joop Wallace vest, Joop Pajos shirt, Altea tie and Bench Craft belt (all available at Outlooks for Men).
Silver Smoking Jacket by Neon Blonde (Frances Grey); Black velvet headpiece by Maria Curcic Millinery (Heart & Sole Shoes); kunzite and diamond necklace (Stone’s Jewellery).
Silk blouse by Luisa Cerano and Sequence skirt by Luisa Cerano (both available at Bagheera Boutique); Soft Spot jacket by BB Dakota (Amelia Lee Boutique); opal with round brill diamonds on white gold chain and yellow gold opal and diamond earrings (both available at Stone’s Jewellery); Patty Shoes by Beautifeel (Heart & Sole Shoes) and black fishnet leg-wear by Leg Avenue (Heart & Sole Too).
On her: Grey satin suit by Frascara; cape by Joseph Ribkoff (both available at Barbara’s Boutique); fascinator by Maria Curcic Millinery (Heart & Sole Shoes); black purse and black shoes by Ruby Shoo (both available at Heart & Sole Too). On him: Grey suit by Horst of Germany, dress shirt by Stenströms; silk tie and pocket square by Dion (all available at d.g. bremner & co.).
Silk dress by FRNCH (Moden Boutique); Industrial net thigh-highs and navy shoe by Ruby Shoo (both available at Heart & Sole Too); Baroque pearl ring and Baroque pearl diamond earrings (both available at Stone’s Jewellery); Alpaca pink coat by Luigi Leather (Collections by 5th Avenue).
Paisley jacket by Coppley; Tuxedo shirt by Seven Seas; Bow tie by Dion and dress pant by Ted Baker (all available at d.g. bremner & co.).