Tomorrow is a special day for tremendous blogger Lucy Williams (aka Fashion Me Now) – her second collection for jewelry emblem Missoma drops, and if it’s anyplace close to as a success as the primary one, it’s going to be a runaway good fortune.
Let’s face it, who does not personal the fang/mini horn necklace (pictured above)? Well, out with the outdated and in with the brand new! Lucy’s new collection is encouraged by means of Roman cash, and you will be obsessed. We spoke to Lucy all concerning the inspiration in the back of the brand new collection, her favorite designers and her most sensible guidelines for being Insta well-known.
Q. Hi Lucy, what is the thought in the back of your new Missoma collection?
I went to Rome for my 30th previous this 12 months and fell in love with structure, the marble and naturally, the meals. After strolling across the Roman busts and statues in Villa Borghese and Palazzo Altemps, visiting the discussion board and the Vatican with all of the superb round and twine patterns within the tiles and ceilings, I got here house feeling impressed to create medallions, pendants and extra primarily based round authentic Roman cash.
Q. How did the collaboration all come about?
We’ve been operating in combination since 2015 after assembly for espresso and chatting about designing one thing in combination. That become a complete collection revolving across the much-loved horn and fang necklaces. Two collections later, we would have liked to create one thing new in combination and we had been able for a completely new collection from a new level of inspiration. Enter, The Roman Collection…
Q. How do you are feeling whilst you see women in a Missoma piece out of your vary?
Ridiculously satisfied. Seeing folks dressed in one thing we’ve labored so laborious on feels superb.
Q. Ok, fess up. How giant is your cloth cabinet?
Haha. Sadly the dimensions of my flat doesn’t permit it to overflow relatively up to I’d like however it has for sure overtaken part the spare room! I attempt to stay it edited and provides so much to charity retail outlets and gross sales so as to forestall the scary ’floordrobe’ from showing…
Q. What’s your favorite emblem of the instant that we’d no longer have heard of?
I like what my pals at Asceno create; superb silk and linen items to living room, sleep and vacation in. I’m additionally in reality into Khaite, Nili Lotan and Magda Butrym at this time… I’m by no means excellent at citing only one; there’s all the time lots!
Q. Do you cling directly to outdated garments or continuously refresh?
There are some issues I’d by no means do away with like my black leather-based biker jacket, antique embroidered silk jackets I discovered in L.A and my collection of denim. I will be able to be beautiful sentimental about garments so in finding it laborious to be ruthless at culling stuff. But items that are extra of the instant, be it top side road or fashion designer, I can re-sell or disclose to permit room for new items.
Q. Who do you glance to for recommendation when it involves running a blog?
I regularly simply flip to my mum or my boyfriend once I in reality want recommendation or strengthen with one thing, however a lot of the time it’s simply finding out to pay attention in your intestine and discovering assist with the things you’re no longer just right at, in my case accounting and coding.
Q. How do making a decision on what to pack for your wanderluster existence?
I generally finally end up packing extra equipment than I generally would, so as to make fundamentals paintings more difficult. Things like Re/performed denims, white t-shirts and silk slip attire, may also be reworked with other sneakers, jewelry and baggage so I all the time take a ridiculous quantity of brogues and baggage in comparison to garments. On vacation, such things as undeniable linen shirts and button-down attire in impartial colors, this sort of issues that paintings in numerous alternative ways are my go-to for senseless packing. Also if unsure, I observe the rule of thumb of 3; 3 of the whole lot in a color palette that each one paintings in combination.
Q. Lots of women most probably need your existence – what’s the recommendation you’d give them?
Work laborious, learn how to say no (in a great way) and be great to folks. It’s easy however efficient. And know that a lot of the time, what you spot on social media is solely the highlights reel. Perfect doesn’t exist and if it did, it could be roughly uninteresting.
Q. What does the longer term cling for Lucy Williams?
Right now, I’m about to go to the U.S for a street go back and forth and feature some thrilling tasks within the pipe line I’m operating on for subsequent 12 months. Past that, who is aware of. As lengthy as I am getting to stay growing, travelling and spending time with my friends and family I’m satisfied!
The Lucy Williams x Missoma collection drops on four October.