Leather and Chains

ssoct-61ssoct-86ssoct-88ssoct-68ssoct-81ssoct-97ssoct-96Michelle C. Gibson Black Faux Leather Sheath Dress, Isabel Marant Black Wool Moto Jacket (similar here), Gianvito Rossi Black Leather Booties (similar here), Black Chanel Boy Bag (similar here)

Last week, I co-hosted a fashion show in Washington DC showcasing some really talented local designers, including Michelle Gibson.  I wanted to wear an original design for the show, and it was a no-brainer when I tried this dress on. I love the body-hugging style (luckily the one she had hanging in her studio fit me like a glove), and the faux leather fabric turns an otherwise classic silhouette into a modern, sexy look.

I wanted to look polished and professional for the show, so I topped the dress off with a slim-fitting jacket with a distinct “moto” feel.  I love these booties that fit like socks – such a slick look for day.  To turn this into an evening look for the event, I switched them out for a pair of cage booties like these and my favorite fishnet stockings.  A simple black shoulder bag with silver chains like this one kept the look simple, chic and edgy – my favorite combination for any outfit!

Photos:  Master Williams

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