“That is unusual, to look like you had just walked out of a fairy tale. She had nothing human about her, just mystery.”
The 60’s inspiration this fall invites enchanted silhouettes of this groovy decade into our wardrobes.
Take a look through the racks at Terra Cotta and you may start singing Brigitte Bardot’s “La madrague”. We’re diggin’ the vibe, channeling the mysterious styles of Edie Sedgwick, and Twiggy into our ready-to wear. These fearless women boldly displayed a style that rebelled against the 50’s classics. The prints boast confidence, wide-brimmed hats draw attention to cat-like eyes, and getting dressed isn’t just about getting by, but being noticed. Embrace the overall attitude of our 60’s heroines, by consciously choosing pieces that give you the burst of confidence you need to feel you.
“When I was with Andy Warhol, I was dancing jazz ballet twice a day so I just wore my leotards…so I just trotted around in my leotards.
When I went out on the street, I’d but on a coat…
Vogue photographed me in leotards and a t-shirt as a new costume” – Edie Sedgwick
Terra Cotta’s picks from “The Graduate Collection”1. Mimi Paisley Dress.2. Mimi Geo Print Silk Dress.3. Lila Double Breasted Coat.4. Nan Tie-Neck Paisley Blouse.
When he was only “21, Christian Francis Roth was heralded by the fashion industry as 7th Avenue’s latest prodigy. His clothes featured whimsical pop art references evident in the now classic “Rothola” crayon dress and trompe loeil “Breakfast Suit”. Roth’s original designs won him the coveted CFDA “Perry Ellis Award for New Fashion Talent” and placed many of his designs on exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute.
For Fall 2012, Christian was inspired by Mademoiselle magazines articles about young professionals. Educated women, entering the work world, and dressing accordingly. Remember when women used to know how to do that?
To Christian, “The natural hair, little to no makeup and the smiling (is) very refreshing”. “The Graduate” collection communicates “a smart, happy look for an eclectic, pretty girl”.Here are inspiration images from his Pinterest: