Shopping

Eye Spy: Valentino RED Floral Coat

Introducing a new series where I spotlight one dazzling piece and build an outfit around it – with no limitation on price. Sometimes we have to let the imagination play dress up.

Underwire Be Gone

Have you noticed? In recent years there has been an emergence of a whole new category of bras for small-to-medium chested women: meet “the bralet”

The Guest Editor: Vintage Redux in Chicago

Defining Delphine welcomes guest editor Lauren Dittrich Bilyeu. In addition to being a world-class cook (I highly recommend her cooking blog, www.lincolnparkkitchen.blogspot.com) and generally having an enviable taste-level (everything from napkins to travel plans), Lauren is known for captivating a room with her exquisite vintage ensembles. I asked if she would share some of her connoisseur secrets to successful vintage shopping in Chicago. Here, she outlines for Delphine readers a thorough list of the top boutiques that should be on your next vintage crawl. Now, if only we could each take her with us to employ her fantastic eye for vintage styling. Thanks Lauren, you inspire us at Defining Delphine.

Site to Bookmark: Les Nouvelles

http://www.shoplesnouvelles.com/ I recently discovered Les Nouvelles, an online boutique that houses an extraordinarily well-edited selection of women’s accessories and clothing. It’s an impressive assortment…