HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU
This season’s standout pieces inspire devotion of the lifelong variety.
What’s sexy now? Pop culture may preach increasingly cartoonish visions of femininity (see Kate Upton, Nicki Minaj), but fashion has a fresher take: Call it comfort > sex appeal. As Charlotte Herrold writes in “Is Casual the New Sexy?” (page 66), the casual-chic revolution means that clothes must adapt to our lives, not the other way around. Enter the era of designer sneakers, ultra-soft T-shirts and pants you can wear to the Mandarin. Forget girl-pretty versus boy-pretty—it’s you-pretty that matters.
YES, PLEASE Calfskin-leather clutch, Kenzo ($465, kenzo.fr)