The New Wave of Power Dressing Is Actually Incredibly Feminine
With voluminous silhouettes, bold prints, and here-I-am accessories, this fall’s best looks are sure to command any room.
From Capitol Hill to Hollywood, femininity has never felt more like a force to be reckoned with — and designers have taken note. With voluminous silhouettes, bold prints, and here-I-am accessories, fall’s best looks blend power-dressing with ladylike fashion in ways so fresh, they’re sure to command any room.
Seeing Spots (above)
Dolce & Gabbana sheer organza blouse, $1,145, and Prada sling-back pumps, $850, both at Neiman Marcus (King of Prussia). Alexander McQueen peg trousers, $1,295, and Dolce & Gabbana handbag, $1,995, both at Boyds (Rittenhouse). Acetate earrings, $168 at Lelesadoughi.com. Chrysoprase ring with diamond halo, $4,790 at Safian & Rudolph (Washington Square West).
Field of Daisies
Johanna Ortiz keyhole dress, $1,595 at Saks Fifth Avenue (Bala Cynwyd). Studded silk headband, $170 at Lelesadoughi.com. Goldbug Collection drop earrings, $115 at Tuckernuck.com. Vintage cigar bar ring, $525, and signet ring, $475, both at Malena’s Vintage Boutique (West Chester). Saint Laurent kitten-heel sandals, $995 at Kirna Zabête.
Lady of Leisure
Badgley Mischka shirtdress, $595, and Malone Souliers patent-leather mules, $595, both at Neiman Marcus. Vintage Napier pendant, $185 at Malena’s Vintage Boutique. Hammered hoop earrings, $30 at the Geisha House (Old City).
Carolina Herrera jacquard midi dress, $2,190, and matching bell-sleeve coat, $3,290, both at Kirna Zabête. Christian Louboutin pumps, $895 at Neiman Marcus. Verrou purse, price upon request at Hermès (King of Prussia). Vintage costume earrings, $48, cabochon agate cluster ring, $325, and cabochon aventurine ring, $375, all at Malena’s Vintage Boutique.
Published as “Holding Court” in the September 2019 issue of Philadelphia magazine.