When the Jet Set go off the beaten path: Gypset Chic

Back in 2009, the free-lance journalist globetrotting Julia Chaplin coined the term "gypset" — which, in his words, "the chic jet set mixed with wile alternative anti-commercialism and a Gypsy nomads." He literally wrote the book on the progressGypset style— — and that might have been. But as his travels found her crisscrossing the globe with a closet that could not keep pace, the itinerant traveler decided to translate his "jet-lag worldview" in a collection of dresses, summer-ready too closely. "I would go to these destinations distant and it came down to the fact that indeed I had nothing to wear" Chaplin said the inspiration for his new endeavor. "Not Enough can wear designer and do not want to look is terrible, then these designs really meet those needs in the Middle".

Chaplin debuted five dress designs, prints and fabrics from Africa and from the Netherlands, yesterday evening the Kohan, shop Des destination off the beaten path that has long been home to some of the more refined clientele in Los Angeles and envious. With a business built around unique (Hussein Chalayan and Viktor Rolf &, among them), namesake of the store thought it was the perfect opportunity for new style Chaplin wares. "Working with all these designers already and figured I wanted to show appropriate Gypset with accessories, so I made these exclusive bags from Bare and Annie Costello Brown of YSL limited edition jewellery design," said Kohan, as Katherine Ross of BalenciagaMad Men, Abigail Spencer and another frequent collaborator Des Kohan, Juan Carlos Obando, browsed. "It's all just part of what Julia imagined."

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