As an 80’s baby, I needed to created a jacket that pays homage to that era. I was so into creating this perfect silhouette made out of the softest and drapiest leather. With deep armholes, shoulder pads and a crop length – the LAMARQUE Dylan moto jacket is literally life.
All the styles we design are so much fun to create but this one was a riot. Our patternmaker Richard, who is such a character and absolutely the most talented patternmaker in entire country, totally felt the sketch of this style within his core since he used to go out to parties and make his outfits during those years! He had no base template to start from so he had to create this pattern entirely from scratch. And of course, when I tried on the first prototype of this jacket, he literally nailed it. As I recall, we only had to shift a belt loop.
The reaction to the DYLAN has been amazing. It’s been worn by Mariah Carey (which is sooo cool), Olivia Culpo (& she is smoking, see the post here) and has been featured in L’Officiel magazine. But the ultimate best feeling is Revolve re-ordering it over and over and having it worn by all these amazing cutting edge beauties.
LAMARQUE DYLAN Jacket / WEEKDAY Turtleneck Top / ZARA Jeans / MANGO Sunglasses
There is something so effortless yet chic of a lightweight knit sweater worn with a pair of leggings and especially in leather – it adds just the right amount of edge. These leggings are from our current KGMTL X LAMARQUE collaboration and they have this incredible waist construction that actual has a thick elastic built in so it literally sucks everything in like a pair of Spanx! I dressed them up with a pair of patent pumps and the DAYA sweater worn off the shoulder. I love the asymmetric angles of this sweater – it’s so elevated and versatile.
KGMTL X LAMARQUE Leggings / LAMARQUE Daya Knit Top / Cosmoparis Patent Pumps / Christopher Kon Leather Woven Tote Bag / & Other Stories Accessories
Whenever I travel, I always make sure to pack outfits that coordinate easily – especially if I’m bouncing around frequently. On my recent trip to Milan, I brought along my LAMARQUE Harper Moto jacket in luggage. Not only is this longer length so comfortable because it covers my upper hip area, but the colour is just so rich and is so easy to pair. The leather is so soft to the touch and this jacket was made with an action-back detail for optimal comfort. Running off to a business lunch, I paired it with an off white turtleneck and high waist black denim with suede booties.
LAMARQUE HARPER Leather Jacket / Zara Turtleneck / Zara High Waist Jeans / Bagatt Suede Booties / Christopher Kon Leather Woven Bag / Aritzia Belt
I’m all about Parisian chic and this look totally embodies that feeling for me. It’s edgy, sexy and chic. Perfect for that dinner night out.
I’m a firm believer of high quality classic items in your closet and styling them in different ways. Here I am wearing the LAMARQUE KIERA Double Face Wool coat casually with jeans and a chunky sneaker to walk around the city and shop. It has this city street cool girl vibe all while being so comfortable – I usually walk about 15 kms a day every time that I am in Europe so being comfortable is definitely one of my top priorities!
Fall time in Paris is just so beautiful. It’s my favourite time of year to visit and I always get so excited when packing my suitcase since I get to bring all these amazing leather pieces with me. I always visit Paris twice a year – there is this major fashion industry trade show that goes on where they showcase the trending colors and silhouettes for the upcoming FW1920 season. A blazer is an absolute must and this LAMARQUE ELODIA leather blazer is that perfect blend between business and casual chic.
Meeting my beau for a beautiful 5à7 at Terrasses Place D’Armes in Montreal. We’re both so busy working late too often so when we get a bit of a break in our schedules, we make a point to enjoy those few extra hours together. <3
Perfect in the LAMARQUE Jamari Kimono Jumpsuit and a pair of embellished flats.
I’ve literally rotated this skirt all summer – it’s literally my favorite item in my closet right now even though I’m not ready to let go of summer just yet. It makes me feel so elegant & confident every time I wear it – and it’s been on repeat for real! Good news is that it is on sale along with the rest of the SS18 collection – Happy Shopping!
See how I edged it up with the Onia Oversized Muscle Tank in my post about my recent trip to MEXICO!
LAMARQUE GAZA Silk Skirt / H&M Backless Bodysuit / ALDO Gold Sandals / ZARA Raffia Minaudiere Bag
Probably the most worn combination of the summer has to be a good pair of denim and a white tee. The AURA tee stands out from the norm with a beautiful blend of jersey and poplin fabric both made from cotton. A little textile 101 here : a jersey is a type of knitting method typically used in your favorite t-shirt while poplin is woven fabric typically used in shirting. The idea was to deliver an elevated basic that you can wear over and over and over again. The fit is looser around the waist for comfort and the added asymmetric ruffle detail takes this top to another level.
LAMARQUE AURA Cotton Jersey & Poplin Mix Top / CITIZENS OF HUMANITY High Waist Jeans / ZARA Embellished Sandals / ZARA Cat Eye Shades
I love a good summer knit top – with an off the shoulder look and open back, it’s just light enough. I paired the lightweight LAMARQUE Koemi Knit top with a pair of easy LEVI’s black shorts, a heel to elongate the legs and the perfect ZARA mini raffia minaudiere bag.
LAMARQUE KOEMI Knit Off The Shoulder top / LEVI’S Shorts / ZARA Raffia Minaudiere Bag / CLUB MONACO Heels / ZARA Cat Eye Sunglasses