Boutique Critique:: The Reformation NYC: Look 5
Apr 22, 2011 - by Jessica Lapidos
The Reformation, named for both Martin Luthers Reformation to a simpler approach, and for the concept of reforming vintage clothes, is a favorite among reformed shoppers like Leighton Meester, Emma Roberts, and Shenae Grimes. Their reasons for shopping The Reformation on the regular could be its low environmental impact from only using vintage clothing and dead stock fabric, or the one-of-a-kind quality of it being made by hand in-house, or the sexy effects of lace, washed silk, breezy prints and zippers. All of those points and more have driven Fashion Indie to it, making this weeks Boutique Critique sustainably sexy.
Look Five: Spring Spins Sheer and Long
The Sheer Tie Dye Skirt: $175
The dyed effect on this clear piece brings ethereality. Its meant to layer, so I kept my blinding purple American Apparel tights on underneath. The leggings are low slung, and Ive hiked the skirt up, leaving my skin only partially exposed, good for a summertime peekaboo.
The Summer Vest Dress: $195
Hitting floor length and speckled with florals, this garment is flexible in its wear. Pull it open for an all-encompassing vest, or close it for a lovely sweeping dress. And it gives me slight vibes of Easter Sunday, which I suppose makes sense, as its been reborn.
The Cashmere Crop: $105
Soft and delicious is this little top. It squeezes right into this look, its lavender picking up the purples throughout. In the mid-weather Spring, itll keep you cuddling warm with a jacket, but will still be working alone with a high waist. The shoulders stay aloft with substantial facing, acting as its own shoulder pads.
The Reformation NYC | 143 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002, (646) 448-4925
Photography by Christopher Hall
Shoes by Walter Steiger.