HERE'S HOW THE STORY GOES.

by kim naci


Some things I can predict: The successful crossover of a curly-haired country girl to a pop star with severe bangs? Yes. The cronut? Yes (and sorry). The other times Ive missed escape me now. But my prediction for the inevitable success for & Other Stories has never, ever, ever, ever weakened. Ive written about them a gazillion times.

And now everyone wants a slice of that delish, GF-SF-DF fashion pie. Oh, its so hard to keep from doing the ITYS dance!

The talented sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte are undoubtedly readers of this blog(!). Though they've been working on it since & Other Stories landed on this side of the pond, the Rodarte collaboration with & Other Stories launches in 2 days. Take a look at my favorites:

 The may have made the perfect shape for a blouse: vnk / crossover / flutter shoulder cap...what else do you need? Besides a bottom.

The may have made the perfect shape for a blouse: vnk / crossover / flutter shoulder cap...what else do you need? Besides a bottom.

 Suede, sparkle and Sevingy's stamp of approval.

Suede, sparkle and Sevingy's stamp of approval.

 These are from the private collection of & Other Stories but lend themselves nicely, no?

These are from the private collection of & Other Stories but lend themselves nicely, no?

 This reminds me of something my favorite aunt - a ballerina from Istanbul - wore when she'd babysit me and sister.

This reminds me of something my favorite aunt - a ballerina from Istanbul - wore when she'd babysit me and sister.

 Its hard to pair these with the expected heels, when you know you'll look cooler in sneaks! Just do it.

Its hard to pair these with the expected heels, when you know you'll look cooler in sneaks! Just do it.

You've got 2 days to curate. Do as my heroic fashion warrior Annette Berry did: skip the camping out and book a hotel room for the 16th. You'll feel dignified, well rested and close enough to stash your 1st round of treasures. Then dive back in.

XK