Royal Romance, WILDFOX summer 2014

I'm so excited to share our summer romance collection with you, it means so much to me!

This last year has been really crazy for me when it comes to love... I got the love of my life back and felt swept away by happiness! It made me truly understand love better and I wanted to dedicate a collection to how I felt for him. He is going through a hard medical condition and my girlfriends were immediately there for us in ways I couldn't have imagined. It made me see that true love really comes in 3 forms, family friendship and romance, even the family you make for yourself... we need all equally! I felt certain revelations from going through such intense issues, and for the first time I understood marriage and what it meant to commit yourself to love, I understood children and what it meant to start a family, I think I began to see love in a real way outside of the fairy tale, and what it meant in life. I found it fascinating to think about the fairy tale romance that I have all my life believed in, and I was sort of sad to let it go. For me this collection is a love letter to my imagination and how I have to remember to use it even when things get hard.

For the inspiration this season I really felt a connection to the 60's and royalty, I thought of a princess trapped and forced into marriage, but who was secretly in love with a soldier, maybe she elopes with him in the end. I liked how she was sad, but also so alive! She relied on her friends and sisters to make it through things, and no matter how rich with material goods, it would still be a struggle to find happiness in herself.

Listen to: Moon River by Henri Mancini

Personal favorite piece:
Probably the I married an Angel because I want to be able to wear that about my guy sometime soon!

The gorgeous muses this season:

Queeny Queeny Van der Zande, Camilla Christensen, and their "little sister" Dacoda

Photos: Mark Hunter & Kimberley Gordon

Makeup: Carlene K

Hair: Anna Lee Fiorino

PS. I miss your comments! Please know I will respond to comments below. XX

This stuff is not ALL in our store now, it will be trickling in over the next 6 weeks, so if you dont see it available when you click the photo, check back soon!! Bridal and jeans will be coming out in May :)

XX

Virtual Vacation: The Hamptons

Another inspiring virtual vaction for you guys! Don't have the time/money to go somewhere? Escape with me through pictures... enjoy the food, luggage, location, outfits and feel of the Hamptons! Try listening to Frank Sinatra while looking through these for the full escape :)

Let them eat cake!

It's hard not to break down crying when you look at these pictures of Lindsey Wixson as Marie Antoinette… as soon as I get my hands on the US Harpers April issue I will re scan these and replace them in higher quality. UNREAL. Go Karl Lagerfeld, but mostly GO Eamonn Hughes with that HAIRRR!!! You and Linds deserve all the credit for this.