The duo - who also design housewares for Pottery Barn Teen - just co-authored “A Denim Story” ($33, Rizzoli), a tabletop book saluting the celebs and ordinary people who wear the iconic American fabric.
My junior prom is coming up, and I’ve decided that I want to be elegant and restrained in a little black dress that’s not too short. I need shoes that add color, and, because I’m in high school, money is an issue. — Sophie
Dear Manolo, I’ve got a destination beach wedding to go to. Could you recommend any close-toed, close-heeled, wedge espadrilles that aren’t too expensive and could be worn to a picnic or a night on the town? I just don’t do sandals, and I refuse to let sand ruin my work shoes. — Mary
Stacey Steffe, co-founder and president of the American Mobile Retailer Association, estimates that in January of 2011 there were three fashion trucks in operation in the U.S.; now there are more than 350. The D.C. area hosts at least seven of them.
Many of us suffer from sartorial repentance, an after-the-fact realization that we were wearing just the wrong thing or sporting a hairdo only attractive on a Pixar monster. But looking back in horror comes, in part, from the fickle nature of fashion.
Dear Manolo, this series of polar vortexes has left me very disgruntled and cold footed. I need a pair of winter boots, and I need them right now. Can you please recommend something serious but with a little flair? —Shanna