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Where elegance and simplicity meet: Norma Kamali's latest fashion feat.



Styled by Ron Leal Hair & Makeup by Crisha Smyth of C Smyth Salon

By Douglas Foulke

Norma Kamali is as influential a designer today as when she emerged on the fashion scene fifty years ago. Her latest collection was unveiled at Privet Lives in New Preston and captured the attention of a whole new generation who love fashion and understand her appeal. Maddie Chapman and Tiffany D’Andrea are two such young women.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maddie is currently a junior at Emmanuel College in Boston, majoring in communications with a minor in art history. She hopes to pursue a career in fashion, working as an editor, a trend forecaster, buyer, stylist, or merchandiser. Above left, Maddie is set to go out on the town in NK’s black Long Sleeve Ruffle Top with Cropped Ruffle Pant. Black suede lace-up Vince Camuto shoes. Above right, she wears an NK Long-Sleeved Shirred Jumpsuit in stretch jersey. White sneakers my Vans.

Tiffany, a recent graduate of Litchfield High School, is set to go off to the University of Connecticut in Storrs. An accomplished athlete, she focuses on casual dressing: jeans, flats, and a stylish top.

​Maddie loves fashion of the 1960s, when there were true style icons like Edie Sedgwick and Jane Birkin, who set the tone for the rest of the world. Tiffany’s favorite fashion period is the 1970s. “I love bell-bottom jeans,” she says.

“Any article that is neutral and structured, feminine, or from Zara is exactly what you may find me in,” says Maddie, ready to rock in a gray Straight Leg Pant Go with matching Crewneck Cropped Top. With a predilection to sports and how far athletic clothing has advanced, Tiffany has a wide choice of clothing that is not only comfortable but stylish. And Kamali’s clothes fit the bill for her. Here she wears the Straight Leg Pant Go in black, and a Feather Print Turtle Zip Front Jacket, over a Feather Print Racer-Back Cropped Top.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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Here are some perfect items to transition from summer to fall. 

Silk and cotton pom-pom scarves in a variety of colors and gold tassel necklaces from Oliphant Design (29 West St., Litchfield);

8-ply cashmere asymmetrical poncho with cowl neck and ribbed edges from R. Derwin (43 West St., Litchfield);

Mondrian-inspired sleeveless A-line dress from Pleats Please by Issey Miyake, available at The Workshop (10 Cobble Ct. Litchfield);

fashionably hip Frye half boot with back zipper at J Seitz (9 East Shore Rd., New Preston).

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