Fashion collaborations are on the rise. One such collaboration is the famed Kim Jones and Kim Kardashian collab with their Fendi x Skims capsule collection. It has generated quite the buzz. The collection is codesigned and has a blend of both brands’ offerings like lingerie, shapewear, swimwear, accessories, and outerwear. Inspired by a Fendi collection from 1979 which was designed by Karl Lagerfeld, this collection blends the figure-enhancing features of the shapewear by Skims’ and the fashion lexicon by Fendi fashion lexicon.
Inspired by the Team
Jones’ team served as inspiration for this collaboration when the women on his team were glued to their phones during a brainstorming session, waiting to check out the new collection by Skims. That is when the British designer had his Eureka moment. This team included the likes of Silvia Venturini Fendi, who is the Artistic Director for men’s wear and accessories as well as Delfina Delettrez Fendi, who is the Artistic Director for jewelry.
About the Collection
The collection includes tank dresses and form-fitting tops. They are made of engineered velvet. Both the brands’ logos will appear on the skin-tight jersey that is reversible, one-piece swimsuits with prints, embossed knitwear as well as sheer lingerie. The collection also features a leather dress, bonded for $4,200. It is available in a range of different flesh tones. This is an inclusive offering by Skims that highlights its design sense. The palette ranges from muted to daring colors. It also includes black, fuchsia, and military green.
Behind the Scenes
Steven Meisel has shot the campaign images. These shots include Kardashian, with models Tianna St. Louis, Precious Lee, Grace Valentine, and Jessie Li. To commemorate the launch of this collection, the collaborating companies have conscripted Vanessa Beecroft, an artist, to interpret this collaboration, as well. The collection is available on the e-commerce website – fendiskims.com.
Summer Boots That Can Be Rocked With Dresses and Shorts
Who said boots were only for the colder seasons? As the seasons change, wardrobes are often updated as people put away their bulky winter clothes and bring out their lighter summer ‘fits. But, before you think about switching out your booties with your strappy sandals, you may not want to totally rule out boots for the summer.
Summer boots are a stylish trend as they can be worn with all kinds of outfits, including flowy dresses, high-waisted shorts, skirts, and more. They are easy to wear since you can dress them up and down, making them perfect for any occasion.
Here’s a list of some of the best summer styles:
Classy Black Ankle Booties
These are a must for anyone’s wardrobe. Having plain black ankle booties can complete any outfit. You can match them with anything and wear them year-round. They are versatile, classy, and black never goes out of style, so you are safe to style them for years to come.
A pair of these cut-out boots are perfect for summer weather. The cut-outs help your feet breathe while still giving you that fashion-forward look. The buckles definitely add some style, too!
Block Heel Lace Ups
These are another style staple as they are ideal for any occasion, whether it is a trip to the store, a night out, or even to match with a Sunday brunch outfit. Perfect to wear with shorts, dresses, flowy shirts, or even jeans for those chillier summer nights. The block heel makes them comfortable to walk in.
These are definitely a style staple for the past few years. They can be dressed up or down easily. They can be paired with any outfit, hot or cold.
Depending on where you live, the summer season can be a wet one. Chances are that you may not want to go out in sandals when it is pouring. Instead, you can throw on a pair of rain boots and still keep your outfit looking chic and stylish.
The Shoes for Every Occasion
Boots can be worn year-long, and you can definitely play with your style while wearing them. Depending on where you live, they might even be the most practical footwear option for you based on the weather, and thus a necessity. The styles are endless, and so are the options in terms of putting them together with cute outfits.