For the Lady Who Lunches


The sale at the Veteran store is always the most hectic of the cycle and this time around was no exception. With clothing flying out the door before the morning of the sale it was difficult to keep this blog as a preview last week. Rumors are flying around that this weeks Studio City sale is going to have even more cove-table items for sale but I do hope I will be able to provide a more on-time account. For now I’m going to finally get to share one of my favorites from last week :



How gorgeous is this Oscar de la Renta gown?! Very “Lady who Lunches”!

They were the ladies who lunched, when “lunching” was a verb and was—at such shrines as the Colony Club, La Côte Basque, and Le Cirque—impossibly glamorous, hugely entertaining, and utterly without purpose; when Babe Paley, C. Z. Guest, and Jacqueline Onassis ruled the banquettes. Bob Colacello charts the rise and fall of a high-society ritual (no one really ate) and the power klatches that have taken its place.

-Bob Colacello for Vanity Fair

This Sonia Rykiel (?) dress was a close second. Not exactly my style but matched with some heels and a cool pony tail it would make a great party dress: