COMFORT FOR FALL WOMEN. I MEAN, COMFORT FOR ALL WOMEN.
Emily Diamandis, the spearhead behind the emerging feminine centric brand, Tabula Rasa, is quickly becoming known these days for redefining what it means to be cozy and chic.
The muted tones of the baby pink and eggshell, work well alongside the embodiment of grey and beige hints, found throughout this collection. Initially, I was drawn in by the first look – a combination-knit cardigan with a lacing effect – and then saw the details of the underneath layer. It was a matching pink dress with an opening and twisted knot at the core of the chest, that made it appear very charming in nature.
I saw more subtle comfort from head-to-toe in the second look: on top there was a pleated cropped tank with a shaggy-rug type draping flyover and matching linear culottes, with what looked to be velveteen socks, inside traditional solid strapped heels.
There were two other looks – I would say – which captured the full essence of the brands knitwear esthetic this season, and they were the laced up the side slip dress and knit pull over hoodies; one of each design, that every woman may just want to cop for their wardrobe.
ALL IMAGES COURTESY OF TABULA RASA BY CORY VANDERPLOEG
Overall, each garment captured the lens like it was the only thing to be seen in the photograph. The format of the shoot, helped solidify the styling pairings to feel perfected, with very minimal effort. Yet, all of the selections seemed like they would be adaptable to any other one of her creations and fit to them, seamlessly well.
Diamandis’ fall forms not only grabbed my attention and curiosity, but kept it - even demanded it! And maybe women on the leading edge of fashion – where cozy meets the streets – will get the same snuggled up feels, I caught here.
Tyler J. Drinnen, is the Founder and Editor in Chief of iTEM MAGAZINE,
a poet and freelance fashion writer, photographer and abstract visual content producer.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies from Sonoma State University, where he wrote a weekly Opinion Column For
The Star, dabbled with his own radio podcast format, titled Saturday Nite Scandal, and helped to create one of the first of 25 Professional Student Lead PR Firms in the USA.
From there on, he continued his work by interning with Sonoma Discoveries Magazine and then shortly after wrote and interned for Fashion School Daily, where he solidified his love for feature writing and working with emerging talents from around the world.
In December of 2016, he received an Honorary Master of Arts in Fashion Journalism from the Academy of Art University. And what an achievement that was, to be the first in his program to have graduated a full semester early. Bringing him to four degrees in a short five and a half years, nothing will stop him from bringing art to the eyes of many.
He has worked in the fashion industry for nearly a decade, from commercial retail management to corporate level ghost writing. Now - he the poet - T.J.D. takes his life public with the independent launch of the urban California lifestyle based fashion-art movement, iTEM MAGAZINE: A Platform For Rising Artists.