The Au Courant reader is probably not a Miu Miu acolyte, given that the label tends to go for kitschy, fanciful fashion statements each season whereas the AuC woman gravitates to a more streamlined and classically effortless way of dressing. 

Am I wrong? I doubt it. 

However, this may all change come next spring when Miuccia Prada's pet collection hits the stores. Look at those clean denim pieces, lined in a very rarefied duchesse satin but perfect for wearing almost anywhere with seamed, ankle-length trousers or neat shift dresses.

Done with a subtle nod to the smoky sixties, each dark-rinsed Miu Miu piece oozes the sort of louche glamour that makes for a well-heeled, smart-looking woman, minus the uppity starchiness generally associated with the general effect. 

I love this collection. Especially the way it's styled with D'Orsay pumps, chunky librarian spectacles and longline leather gloves, the latter being an item I wish was already available for purchase from the label....

 

NB Images Courtesy Vogue.com

The Volume

  • Au Courant Vol. 02
  • MODERNISM & DE STIJL
    Edwin Jacobs, director of Centraal Museum Utrecht
     
    RIETVELD'S MODEL APARTMENT
    Looking around Gerrit Rietveld's modern space 
     
    ISA GENZKEN AT STEDELIJK
    Curator Martin van Nieuwenhuyzen on the artist's retrospective
     
    PETER ALEXANDER
    In studio with the Los Angles sculptor
      
    Works by Nadia Huggins, Monika Holzer alongside Rebecca Martin, Mark Jason-Weston, and Nick Wilkins. Literary writings by L.T. Harris, Caroline Mackenzie, and Breanne Mc Ivor.
     
    With Astier de Villatte, HER swimwear, Mariage Frères, Hôtel de NELL, La Garconne, Cahiers d'Art, and Rosemanclub.
     
    By Lisa-Marie Harris.
     
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Of Interest

Astier de Villatte Incense and Pottery
Astier de Villatte

Fine Japanese incense blends and hand-crafted pottery from the Parisian home wares maison.
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Japanese made eyewear from Rosemanclub
Rosemanclub Eyewear

Japanese made eyewear inspired by classic shapes, from Thailand's Rosemanclub Eyewear.
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Mariage Frères Thé Maison
Mariage Frères Thé

Exquisite loose leaf, speciality, and blended herbal teas from the longstanding Parisian Maison.
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Gerrit Rietveld Furniture Design
Hôtel de NELL, Paris

An understated, modernist 5-star hotel & spa with a minimalist design outlook in the heart of Paris.
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