Lookbook Lust: Maria Stanley SS16 by Jimmy Marble

All good things must come to an end. That is, unless they evolve. With her follow-up project, former Harlyn designer Maria Stanley is turning fans of flirty Parisian vibes toward a more crafted, elevated point of view.

Stanley reinvents the Harlyn sensibility with a “dapper spirit” and “emphasis on old school quality and craftsmanship.” Fabrics carry a bit more weight and substance, frills are exchanged for fringe textures, silhouettes play with timeless concepts of volume and proportion. Her use of delicate butterflies on white modal for a maxi dress with dramatic kimono sleeves evokes a metamorphosis – the ease and sophistication of a woman who has come into her own.

In the SS16 lookbook, photographer Jimmy Marble brings her to life. Imagine the Harlyn all girl grown up, in a house in Silverlake, enjoying dinners at home over dance parties, living the dream and dressing the part. It’s a message so desirable in its attainability, that we can be stylish when we are comfortable in our own skin, and that getting old is totally something to look forward to.

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While you wait for the retail launch of Woodrow, check out our favorites from Maria Stanley at Harlyn below:

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