There are any number of things I do not understand about the fashion world: why a guy who makes cute tops and sweaters was put in charge of one of the more esteemed design houses in existence; why anyone would think to put a woman’s feet in this; and why Comptoir de Cotonniers will not just get on the stick and do American e-commerce already. They’ve got stores here, but only a few, and only on the east coast—leaving the rest of you to puzzle through Google Translation, figure out exchange rates in your head, and wait forever for overseas shipping.
Which hardly seems fair. Especially if you share my obsession with metallics, because they’ve got a whole little gold mini-collection going right now, as I learned this evening when the dog and I took our stroll down Bleecker Street. I am nuts for this graphic, deco-ish dress. It’s the perfect New Year’s Eve choice if you want to be comfortable but still look like you made an effort. Also: I like this tunic very much. But I’d wear it unbuttoned. And this sweater. Which is possibly too crazy to pull off, but then again, possibly not.Tags: Comptoir de Cotonniers, the neighborhood