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What to Wear: a Statement Piece

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J Crew skirt and sweater, Furla bag, Kate Spade pumps.

When I was in Italy over the summer I had the chance to see an exhibit at the Villa Borghese of Azzedine Alaïa clothing (on Instagram here). It was breathtaking. One thing that struck me was the use of leather, fur, feathers, etc. paired with more normal fabrics like silk and wool. While still a far cry from Alaïa, this pleated leather skirt brings those beautiful looks to mind. Paired with a simple sweater, this is a statement piece that easily translates to the office.

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Photography by David Kim