Saturday, March 31, 2012

Stella Tennant for Vogue Paris 1996

My favorite thing about autumn and winter is the knitwear. Sensible, functional knits, texture and colour and the sheer variety you can get - from super-lightweight cashmere to thick, chunky ribs and cables. The weather at the moment is the type where all you really need is to grab a jumper when leaving the house and you know you'll be okay. When it comes to buying knitwear; Karen Walker does that fine cashmere so well; Juliette Hogan has done some fantastic polo-necks; Country Road has a huge array of knitwear in great colourways this season; The Warehouse is as reliable as ever for those classic mens jumpers and beanies; and TwentySevenNames do some of the best simple, mid-weight cardigans and sweaters around.
This editorial from 1996 featuring Stella Tennant (who we incidentally had a long discussion about on the walk home last night) has me excited for the temperature to really drop.

Vogue Paris Nov 1996 "Une Volupte Sauvage" 
Stella Tennant by Mikael Jansson and Delphine Treanton 
Source: The Fashion Spot

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