BROGUES

Out of the archives today comes one of my favorite pair of shoes—my not quite vintage, but certainly more than a decade old – ¬†Joan Helpern Signature brogues. Helpern’s Signature line of shoes and boots were worn by the likes of Jackie O, Audrey Hepburn, and Princess Diana. Why do I adore these two-tone lace-up wingtips so much? Because they personify the classic with a twist sensibility that truly defines my style. I especially love the juxtaposition of this look—menswear shoes paired with a soft, airy, lace dress, structured sleeveless blazer, and feminine, flower embellished belt. If you took...

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