Asked by a French journalist back in the Eighties how she came up with her iconic wrap dress, Diane von Furstenberg replied: "Well, if you're trying to slip out without waking a sleeping man, zips are a nightmare." Remind her of this now, and the 64-year-old gives a languid smile. "Haven't you ever tried to creep out of the room unnoticed the following morning? I've done that many times. (Telegraph.co.uk, read more here)
My life must be a little less adventurous, because I don't think I remember trying to sneak out unnoticed out of the bedroom in the morning, but nevertheless, my Diane von Furstenberg iconic sweater wrap dress is a favorite in my closet. It drapes beautifully and flatters the curves, miraculously, without showing every lump and bump. I like the color combination of camel, black and white and the abstract puzzle print is easy to wear and timeless. It really does not need any styling and it is fun just on its own, but I like to play with different accessories.
|All neutral with Valentina printed patent pumps|
|With a pop of color|
|with coral Valentina pumps|
If you think that camel washes you out, you can add a scarf in the shade that flatters your skin tone.
|Soft color next to the face|
|Make it more playful with J.Crew dotted scarf|
This is a new scarf from J.Crew, very soft, light and fun. It is not online, so I am not sure if it is store only or part of the next rollout. It comes in different colors, I definitely remember seeing a blue one as well. It adds instant playfullness to any outfit and a way to sneak in polka dots in a smaller dose.
|Scarf in stores but not (yet) online|
What was your favorite?
Do you own a DVF dress or consider buying one? How do you wear it?