You know that “icebreaker” query the place you’re requested which 5 folks you’d invite to a hypothetical fable dinner birthday party? I’ve all the time hated attempting to respond to that. Even after 4 other jobs, 3 other colleges and two other sleepaway camp stories (i.e. fertile floor for icebreakers), I’ve but to very best my hypothetical fable dinner birthday party record.
Instead, I want anyone would question me the names of 5 folks whose closets I wish to hypothetically raid. That record has been perfected for years: Diana Ross, Patricia Field, Donna Summer, Miss Piggy and Jenny Lyons.
To explain: those are the names of 5 folks whose closets I wish to hypothetically raid in my wildest fantasies (which is why I incorporated a muppet). Imagine my wonder, then, after I realized I may just raid one of their closets FOR REAL.
That’s proper!!! The dresser of Jenna Lyons, former Creative Director of J.Crew and endlessly taste icon, is lately to be had to buy on this lifetime (a.okay.a. right away) on The RealReal.
Let that data sink in. Okay. Are you considering what I’m considering? Trick query, as a result of I’m fascinated about two issues and one of them is lunch, however I’m additionally fascinated about how I wish to means this unheard of alternative with nice technique and care, particularly since a ton of her stuff has already offered out and I’m totally panicking as a outcome. Below, please in finding the culmination of my diligence: an artfully curated record of the seven easiest issues to buy from the proffered contents of her dresser, accompanied by way of Jenna Lyons-inspired outfit concepts to put on them with as a result of WHEN IN ROME, you already know?
To be worn with patterned trousers and a trench coat draped round your shoulders like a cape. None of that arms-in-sleeves industry allowed.
To be worn with a feathered, floor-length ball skirt, naturally.
To be worn with a crisp white button down for final day-to-night pride.
To be worn with a tuxedo blouse, a bow moonlighting as a bowtie and thick-rimmed glasses.
To be worn with a neon orange crewneck t-shirt.
To be worn with a brooch-adorned shipment vest.
To be worn with metal pants and a striped boat neck best.
Tell me what you’re eyeing, after which inform me the 5 folks whose closets YOU would wish to raid.
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