Paris Fashion Week–White lace might still evoked notions of prissy purity, but the Paris fashion shows balanced them with plenty of sexiness. From heavier crochet lace to delicate vintage-style lace, the common thread was lots of skin–and undergarments–showing. But the result was never vulgar, just pretty.
From left: Stella McCartney, Elie Saab, Collette Dinnigan
As Editor-in-Chief of Accessories Magazine for the past 12 years, Lauren Parker has covered accessories both from a retail business perspective and a fashion point of view. In previous full-time magazine jobs and freelance gigs, she’s written about practically every angle of fashion lifestyle living, including accessories, fine jewelry, Caribbean travel, private jets, Hampton’s real estate, the New York art scene, the bridal industry, men’s lifestyle and being a mom. She loves meeting designers and seeing how their latest offerings capture the current zeitgeist and fit into the entire cultural and social picture.