We are so influenced by the brand in terms of what is beautiful and what is not. Last week, I saw a woman on a terrace in Paris wearing an outfit that made no impression on me; not particularly tasteless but certainly not a feat.
She was wearing light brown flat boots that reached mid-calf, faded blue denim tucked inside the boots that seemed too big for her, and a sort of camel-colored cape coat.
When she stood up, I noticed (as did all the other customers) her XXXXXL Céline tote bag and an avalanche of luxury followed as she passed me on her way out.
The boots have a small Céline logo on the back band, the jeans are embossed with the recognizable “triumph” bracelet at the waist, and her cape coat is actually a gigantic Hermes pattern.
Immediately, this discovery operates a clear modification of my opinion concerning this banal outfit. “Those boots are still gorgeous. “These jeans are really well cut. Nonsense…