Fall 2015 loafers: how to style them according to Leandra Medine and Hillier Bartley
When the dismantling of Marc by Marc Jacobs was announced in March, its London-based Creative Directors Luella Bartley and Katie Hillier already had another project up their sleeves: Hillier Bartley, a new luxury label that is wholly theirs. With a focus on fabrics, the line celebrates simple English tailoring. There are also a number of classic-looking shoulder bags. You can brownse the collection at Matchesfashion.com (it won’t be available for purchase until Sept. 2).
Leandra Medine about styling her Cole Haan Fall 2015 loafers: “September is a buffer month that bodes better for fashion than virtually any other. You can take with you what you loved about summer (high waist white jeans, a basket purse), discarding what you didn’t like and adding some new wins — like a cashmere cropped sweater or gold chain belt — to satisfy your readiness to endure something new. It’s too soon for boots and too late for sandals. Last year I satisfied the clock with a pair of burgundy lace up brogues. The year prior it was two-tone wing tips but for the season ahead, I’m thinking penny-less loafers”