Posts Tagged ‘Miu Miu’

Watching on television the Biden/Harris Inauguration, I enjoyed the style parade: shades of blue and purple, long coats, dress suits, and pantsuits. There were gloves on everyone, usually color coordinated or black. No hats on this cold winter day, but long windswept hair instead.

Ella Emhoff’s handbag looks vintage to me.

It was all very nice and very expected. Then, something unexpected – my eyes widened when the camera followed a tall woman descending the inside stairs. “Who is that?” I actually said out loud, admiring her unique inauguration choice of a brown and tan tweed coat with sparkly amber colored stones sprinkled around the shoulders and a pointed white collar. I also liked her practical yet chic headband.

It turns out the young lady is Ella Emhoff, Harris’ stepdaughter and the coat is a Miu Miu design. Now she’s all over the fashion press, #NewStyleIcon.

But there’s something I noticed that others have not and that would be her handbag, which looks to be VINTAGE. Overtaken by the coat, no one is talking about the handbag. Is it vintage? I can’t say for sure, however, the short handle, the shape of the bag, the frame and clasp plus it looks to be made of fabric, tells me it’s vintage (could be 30s-50s) or at least it’s vintage inspired. Either way, what a charming touch!

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Chloe Sevigny for Miu Miu.

It’s true I don’t enjoy going to fashion shows. It’s very high school, it’s very the most popular kids in the front row. And everybody’s checking everyone else out. It’s not fun for me, it’s work.

Chloë Sevigny – Independent film actress and fashion It Girl.

Ms. Sevigny may not care for fashion shows, but she does enjoy fashion. In addition to designing her own line called Open Ceremony, she’s the new celebrity model for Prada’s Miu Miu. Watch for her print ads this fall.

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