March 22, 2019 – Vinz Lamorena
Even in a room full of prints and beautiful ensembles, Heart Evangelista has a certain glow around her that makes her stand out. She wore a long-sleeved satin dress in shades of blue, embroidered with Kate Spade’s logo—which is now recreated to form into blossomed flowers for their 2019 Spring/Summer collection.
But this fashion icon’s look didn’t stop with her flouncy afternoon dress. Cinched on her waist was a maroon A-line button down skirt. Not only was it a creative alternative to a belt, it gave the entire outfit a different personality and flattering silhouettes.
Heart told alike it was her own way of reinventing the dainty feminine look, combining the soft and flowy fabrics of dresses with that edgy yet playful layer of a skirt. She certainly upped the versatility of skirts and gave it a new ground to explore. Heart’s choice of the day was a structured neoprene skirt embedded with statement buttons and comes with heart-shaped side pockets.
She said she had this fun idea to mix and match the two pieces together to give her skirts a different kind of cut, evolving it into a fun slit on top of her outfits. “I think it’s cute! This way makes it less of a school-girl look, less preppy,” Heart told alike.
“Sometimes when you buy a certain item you also want to be smart with your money. When you buy, you want to make sure that you’re able to use it a lot of times and in many ways—always giving it a fresh look,” she added.
This is the second time Heart has been seen with this refreshingly rebellious styling idea, and it seems like the actress was really inspired to wear it among the contrasting combinations of Kate Spade’s current lineup.
The collection showed not just the divergence in the mix of colors and the boldness of print on print, but the balance of soft and sturdy materials. Heart said it’s all about being comfortable with mixing and matching. “I love what Kate Spade did with this collection—it doesn’t have to match but it all looks good! Today, I decided to put a skirt on top of a dress, thought it was cute and I hope it works,” she said.
“You can use everything in any way, and you can use it multiple times. There are no more rules! It’s all about expressing one’s individuality and not following any kind of rules,” Heart shared.
Photos by Vinz Lamorena. Video produced by Mark Bisquera.
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