In Los Angeles, Gwyneth Paltrow wore a La Perla’s revolutionary Corset Jacket and matching legging, a key suiting concept from the new ready-to-wear collection designed and shown by Julia Haart, creative director of La Perla, for the opening of Goop Gift last Wednesday in Los Angeles. This jacket is a wardrobe essential for spring 2017.
The La Perla Corset Jacket represents Haart’s vision to fuse La Perla’s unparalleled knowledge of the female form with a liberating, new ready-to-wear concept. The look is entirely devoted to how women want to feel: sensual, beautiful and comfortable. The La Perla Corset Jacket embodies the feeling and support of lingerie with internal cups, elegant hook fastening and finely tailored darts. For the perfect fit, the bi-stretch wool Corset Jacket is sized according to your bust size. It can be worn as a single layer thanks to the built-in wireless bra. This refined piece, available in the store February 2017, offers the luxurious feeling of a single layer of fabric against the skin. Paltrow’s Calfskin pumps are also by La Perla.
The actress was joined by Kate Hudson, Demi Moore, Rumer Willis, Jennifer Meyer, Monique Lhuillier, Jenni Kayne, Kelly Sawyer, Mario Carbone, Marlien Rentmeester, Estee Stanley, Eric Buterbaugh and Amanda Elian among others.
The festive evening began with cocktails at Goop Gift, an expansive space in the Brentwood Country Mart designed by Kate McCollough. Guests were able to shop Goop-approved holiday gifts, including a curated selection of La Perla items, and enjoy small bites from Annie Campbell Catering and Roe Caviar.
Attendees were then escorted along a candlelit path through Brentwood Country Mart to a one-night only Carbone pop-up area at Farmshop, where chef Mario Carbone prepared a classic Italian menu to celebrate the sensual side of the holidays. After dinner, guests gathered around the fire pit for roasted chestnuts and s’mores, while enjoying music from Gypsy jazz trio Django Foxtrot and Rumer Willis.
In Paris, MiniMe Paris recently showed a summer 2017 line of accessories and clothing including hats, jackets, jewelry and fun socks. Founded by Marie Marquet, MiniMe Paris has established a Parisian atelier, La Maison de MiniMe (House of MiniMe). The brand is in its second season. Their collection is available in shops around the world, and MiniMe Paris collaborates with companies such as Disney Land Paris, Universal and emoji.
For spring ’17, New York designer Vivienne Hu focused on stripes in black and white, and multicolor combinations. Her skirts were long with high waistlines. Wide-legged pants were longer and flowing with pockets. Her collection exhibited an impressive blend of European classic elegance, New York urban glamour and Asian exoticism. Hu was also selected as a Swarovski Collective Designer for the 2016 season.