Couture Conscious

Gaga for Gucci-Inspired Fashion

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GU-CCI!! While we may not be fluent in Italian here at The Lady Loves Couture, we are sure these two syllables are synonymous with sex appeal, provocation, and glamour when translated into any other language in the wonderful world of fashion. Gaudy, bawdy, and brilliantly beautiful, the label has enjoyed ascending into supernova status amid other designer la[...]

The Ladylike Quotient

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What do you get when you combine dignity and humanity with a bit of compassion, then dived it by elegance, style, and grace? You arrive at the Ladylike Quotient! It's a kind of elusive quality that some women seem to have that allows them to journey through life's triumphs - and inevitable tragedies - with a regal air or demeanor. Not to be confused with arr[...]

TLLC 2nd Anniversary Celebration

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We're almost two and we're so into you, our wonderful TLLC followers! Our official birthday is May 9th but we've even included a pre-anniversary treat for new moms just in time for Mother's Day.  Below we've outlined the details of our cyber celebration, so be sure to get in on all the fun! May 7th - New Mommy Baby Bundle Giveaway  Post a pic o[...]

Marjorie's Lavish Look for Less

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Marjorie merged grace and glamour with sex appeal and edge in this paparazzi-pleasing monochromatic look. The all black, multi-textured ensemble sizzled as she took the streets of Paris last week. We've created a lavish look for less inspired by some of the same dynamic fabrics: Lace mixed with vegan leather and coupled with a feathered clutch are the perfec[...]

Designer Dialogues: Rebecca Minkoff

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New York Fashion Week is well underway and one of the city's beloved It girl designers, Rebecca Minkoff, took time from her insanely busy schedule to chat with us about her amazing career, the inspiration behind her cult-crazed crossbody bags, popularizing casual luxury for a new generation, and the two handbags every woman should own. Here's what she[...]

Legendary Looks: A Roundup of PFW 2016 Trends

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Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week has come to a close but not without leaving a luxurious impression on what's trending for Spring 2016. Long & Lucious Yards and yards for days: Some of the world's most exquisite fabrics were layered lavishly to create these stunning looks. Detail Diaries Haute Couture certainly took a more delicate direction t[...]

Designer Dialogues: Mimi Plange

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Luxurious, elegant, multi-textured glamour with impeccable architectural precision: These are the thoughts that come to mind when examining Mimi Plange's collection. New York's It Girl by way of Ghanian origin has been characterized by patriarchal figure Andre Leon Talley as "one to watch" and one with "great promise." Her private label, ready-to-wear[...]

Marjorie's Lavish Look for Less

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  Regal from head-to-toe, Marjorie opens up in this week's Couture Chronicles, The Best Gift Ever, about the joy of receiving another chance. To recreate an inspired version of her classic look, try: 1.  Style & Co. Long-Sleeve Ribbed-Knit Turtleneck Sweater ($20) 2.  Ralph Lauren Double-Breasted Wool-Cashmere-Blend Maxi Coat ($295) 3.[...]

Marjorie's Lavish Look for Less

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Haute for the holidays, Marjorie evoked a subtle, casual elegance with her age-defying look, seen in last week's Couture Chronicles. She shared with us the secret to her longevity by reminding us that there is always danger present in life, but we must choose faith over fear, trusting in Divine Protection to safeguard us from harm. Let this sentiment [...]

Marjorie's Lavish Look

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Beauty becomes more than skin deep as Marjorie shares her invaluable insights on Digital Discretion in this week's Couture Chronicles. The portfolio of images reveals her flawless, vibrant skin, while her simple anecdote offers suggestions on how to avoid social media oversharing. "My philosophy on makeup is simple...It should make you look and feel your [...]