Sixteen years ago, best friends Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor founded Juicy Couture, the clothing company that put le tout Hollywood and much of America into velour tracksuits. Since then, the duo has sold the company for millions, and now they have a hunch about what we?ll all want to look like next: rich hippies.
Skaist Taylor is the name of the BFFs? new fashion enterprise, and its first collection has just hit stores. The women call the style ?California Eccentric,? and it truly is a pastiche of their own wardrobe preferences--items like a sequin-trimmed peasant blouse ($655), wide-leg velvet pants ($435) and a ruched-sleeve motorcycle jacket ($1,450).
Plus, while some pieces (say, lamé shorts) are a bit too rock ?n? roll for our taste (Nash-Taylor is married to the bassist for Duran Duran, and Skaist-Levy?s husband is a musician), there are also wearable everyday looks like a striped mohair pullover ($295). Comfiest of all are colorblock gray velour pants ($330), i.e., an upscale version of our beloved track pants of yore.
Skaist-Taylor is available at Nordstrom, 189 The Grove Dr.; 323-930-2230 or skaist-taylor.com