Like everyone into prints, ’70s glamour and simply flattering clothes, we’re a little infatuated with Diane von Furstenberg, returning to Gilt today for an all-out fashion takeover.
It’s true, the New York designer’s iconic wrap dress created a revolution in the workplace, but what we love about DVF is how she’s kept herself consistently cool, connecting her brand to confident women of today with everyday pieces that enliven and transform your wardrobe.
With a new memoir out and a reality show premièring this Sunday on E!, it’s the perfect time to get in on all the style maven has to offer, from fun patterns and bold colors to daring accessories and day-to-night everything.
You may not have heard of this design duo yet, but Anna Wintour and Diane von Furstenberg have. They were part of a committee that selected Weiland and Eckstein (who co-helm the Timo Weiland brand) for the CFDA incubator program — a prestigious honor previously held by the likes of Prabal Gurung and Sophie Theallet — and an outline of their busy lives couldn’t be more indicative of their on-the-cusp status, from rubbing elbows with the doyenne of downtown fashion herself, Mrs. von Furstenberg, to spinning their favorite rock hits (from punk to glam) at the Jane Hotel’s rooftop for a weekly DJ gig.
We asked the two, who share a common admiration for Dries Van Noten (“always an ongoing love and inspiration”) and are rarely apart, to chronicle a typical Thursday for us with a few candid camera phone snaps. Here’s what we got!
A surprise studio visit to our office in the CFDA Fashion Incubator by CFDA President Diane von Furstenberg. Eckstein, far left, and Weiland flank the iconic designer.
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