Wardrobes: A Color Affair
romance of the Italian-inspired Vizcaya Gardens in Miami sets
the tone for this month’s fashion story: a seductive, stolen
day for two on the edge of Biscayne Bay.
alluring in sophisticated color; he a bit mysterious, even
stylist Laurel Z focused on spring 2014 trends — floral,
midi-length skirts, bustier tops, pastels and a hint of
nostalgic vintage. "We have had such a dreary, dull winter
that I was excited to incorporate patterns that included color,
spring and flowers," she says.
Wetzel, founder of Faye’s, Mequon and Brookfield, says it
usually doesn’t take a whole lot of convincing to get people
to wear color, especially in the springtime.
can expect to see lots of prints this season, Wetzel says.
"There’s a saying in the fashion industry: ‘Prints are
personal.’ People have a very visceral reaction to a print —
either we like it or we don’t — not unlike reactions to
many of the prints this year are actually artwork, like the
digital (photography) prints," Wetzel says. "Wearing a
print might take a little more forethought than throwing on yet
another black-and-gray ensemble but in some ways it can be just
as easy. The print usually is the centerpiece, and therefore
requires less accessorizing."
wardrobe serves as a complement to her’s, yet still tells his
own story, Laurel Z says. "The simplistic masculinity of
his wardrobe demonstrates the yin and the yang of his need for a
partner and his desire for independence," she says.