It’s a Mod World

By Attilio D'Agostino
In Culture, Guide

For fall, fashion sets its sights on the memorable mod looks of the swinging ’60s.

 

Model: Lindsey Byard for Mother Model Management
Makeup + Hair by Dee Stemick.

[1] Classic Knits Make like Laura Petrie in the season’s ribbed turtlenecks and boat neck sweaters. Les Copains sweater available at Saks Fifth Avenue. Plaza Frontenac, 314.567.9200. Vintage glasses available at Retro 101, Cherokee, 314.762.9722. 1966 Chevy Caprice restored by Precision Restorations. precisioncarrestoration.com.

[2] The Skirt Suit  Pick prim coordinates, and color yourself a ’60s dolly bird. La Via 18 suit, Fendi sunglasses, Saks Fifth Avenue belt and Jimmy Choo handbag available at Saks Fifth Avenue, Plaza Frontenac, 314.567.9200. Vintage gloves available at Retro 101, Cherokee, 314.762.9722.

[3] Metallic Frills
Channel Edie Sedgwick’s chandeliers and leotard by way of a minimalist silhouette and mega-hardware. Vintage dress available at Vintage Haberdashery, Tower Grove, 314.772.1927. CODI earrings available at CODI Jewelry, Town & Country, 636.227.2634. Jimmy Choo heels available at Saks Fifth Avenue, Plaza Frontenac, 314.567.9200. Hue knee socks available at Macy‘s, Saint Louis Galleria, 314.726.1810.

[4] The Swing Coat
An ideal ode to the “swinging” decade, loose trapeze shapes define fall’s most feminine outerwear. Escada coat available at Saks Fifth Avenue, Plaza Frontenac, 314.567.9200. Vintage headscarf available at Retro 101, Cherokee, 314.762.9722. Hue knee socks available at Macy‘s, Saint Louis Galleria, 314.726.1810. Vintage briefs, stylist’s own.

[5] The Mod Shift
The dress of the moment, a short chemise is a smart addition to any closet. Theory dress and Stuart Weitzman heels available at Saks Fifth Avenue, Plaza Frontenac, 314.567.9200. Vintage glasses available at Retro 101, Cherokee, 314.762.9722.

[6] Retro Hotpants
High waists and higher hemlines define designer’s winter shorts. Vintage halter available at tag Timeless Authentic Garments, The Loop, 314.721.1370. Lush shorts available at Apricot Lane, Saint Louis Galleria, 314.725.0020; Chesterfield Mall, 636.537.1161. Pink Duchess heels available at Ziezo, The Loop, 314.725.9602. Belt, stylist’s own.

[7] Tuxedo Dressing
Pay homage to YSL’s iconic Le Smoking in formal “borrowed-from-the-boys” pieces. Greylin dress available at Epiphany Boutique, Midtown, 314.249.5384. Bakers heels available at bakersshoes.com.

Photo Assistant: Elizabeth Scaperoth. Fashion Assistants: Allison Becker, Katherine Hacker and Maddie White. Special thanks to Teamsters Local 688, Camp Director Ronald K. Gamache and Kris Armstrong; Stan Miller and Dale Oestreich of Precision Restorations; and Mickey Waldman for lending his 1966 Chevy Caprice.

 

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