There is something about this angelic white dress by Philosphy di Lorenzo Serafini that just makes me want to twirl…even in the kitchen. Take a look at Part 2 of our Suarez Sisters for Luisaviaroma #Firenze4Ever shoot, shot just as night began to fall over beautiful Florence, Italy. I always want any excuse to dance, and a stunning, effortless party dress is just one reason to. It has that cinched, girly gathered waist. Ruffled bell sleeves. So soft, and flowing it is clearly out of a dream! With a swipe of black eyeliner, this age-of-innocence dress felt a bit more seductive and edgy, especially with a little rock n’ roll pop in my cherry red Valentino sandals. Now let’s set the table and have a good plate of ragu pasta. Get a few records spinning, and I’ll say we’ve got ourselves a little house party in Italia.
photographed by Sara Mautone
Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini white dress
Valentino red sandals
Self-Portrait black dress
Gianvitto Rossi suede sandals
I spied something long and lean hanging on clothing rack at Luisaviaroma, amongst it’s colorful companions. Black with sheer ribbing, and ruffles along the hem and shoulder. It looked like the waist was already there in the dress, giving the shape of a woman just on it’s hanger. It seemed to just be waiting for the right person to slip into it. I grabbed it to take to the fitting room. It fit like a complete glove. Giving me curves in places I didn’t even know I had curves. Accentuating my shoulder blades dramatically in a chic and sophisticated way. It’s hem twirling with every turn, without making a sound. It’s a dress you just can’t stop smiling in. That people won’t stop looking at you in the moment you walk out that door. Alexander Mcqueen, you are a genius.
Luisaviaroma is all about luxury. Dylana and I gave our own spin on luxury designer pieces in Florence, Italy for our #Firenze4Ever sister shoot. Shot in a this beautiful loft just off Ponte Vecchio, we made ourselves at home. I never felt more comfortable lying on the floor in an out of this world Alexander Mcqueen gown. A bare shoulder is my ultimate go-to. It’s sexy and sophisticated. I completed the look with sky high Guiseppe Zanotti platforms in a bold silver. I easily teetered taller than anybody at the next party. For Dylana and I, we sometimes like to complement each other whenever we’re headed to a dinner party or gala. For this story, we went with black and white, but with a color touch of Luisaviaroma’s quirky accessories. Like with anything in our lives, we love to laugh. And finding adorable conversation pieces is what our wardrobe is made of. Now cheers to feeling like a complete princess in one of the most beautiful cities in the whole world.
Stay tuned for part 2 and 3 of our #Firenze4Ever Suarez Sister shoot.
photographed by Sara Mautone
Alexander Mcqueen gown
Guiseppe Zanotti silver heels
Les Petits Joueurs “Love” handbag
Maria Lucia Honan dress
Jimmy Choo heels
Oh, Florence! How magical and beautiful you are! Dylana and I were in Italy for Luisaviaroma‘s bi-annual #Firenze4Ever weekend, and we couldn’t have asked for better hosts! With dinners at the gorgeous Palazzo Gondi, cocktails at Ex Manifattura Tabacchi, and a beyond pleasant stay at the grand, Villa Cora Hotel, every moment felt picture perfect. I was indeed living in a colorful and quirky Wes Anderson film. The pinks, the yellows, the blues, the golds. I couldn’t put down my camera. Villa Cora felt very much like it was out of a fairytale. So unreal. So grand. Every night was one to open your closet, and figure out, “Hmm, which party dress shall I throw on tonight?” Which heels will still allow me to dance till 2 in the morning? This little Marc Jacobs number was definitely a show-stealer, but wait until you see what we wore for our Luisaviaroma #SuarezSisters photoshoot shot in a gorgeous artist’s loft. We’re talking Alexander Mcqueen, Philosphy, Masion Valentino, Missoni, and Marni. All of my favorites. We were definitely dressed to the nines, and what better place than in the glamorous Italia?! In between interview sessions with editors who flew in from all over the world, you could find us in the sauna…or if you heard Justin Bieber blasting from one of the hotel rooms, it was probably us.
Stay tuned for more.
-Marc Jacobs black dress and DKNY heels
-Philsophy white dress and VALENTINO heels from LUISAVIAROMA
– Cameo Collective yellow blazer, VEDA pants, Ax and Apple necklaces
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