Palm Beach Daily News/The Shiny Sheet: “Inspired by Spring”
Skip into spring with offerings from the shops in Royal Poinciana Plaza.
Old and new — Serenella features styles and collections from both iconic heritage houses and up-and-coming designers, including Missoniand Magda Butrym.
Missoni’s funky accessories available at the store include a handmade crochet $1,475 Straight Circle necklace, and $595 Bijoux Mother of Pearl pendant earrings that have layered pearl discs in vibrant colors that look straight out of a 1970s movie.
Magda Butrym’s $2,330 Tarragona pure silk dress comes in a blush high-low design. This piece features a ruffled trim at its shoulders and waist with a deep V neckline. The $1,090 Sofia skirt also features a ruffled design and asymmetrical hem.
Indigenous designs — The motifs on St. Frank’s framed Otomí textile are said to bring luck and prosperity in Tenango de Doria of central Mexico. For example, the deer is said to carry wealth while the rooster announces a good harvest.
This intricate embroidery is handmade by the indigenous Otomí people; the designers draw the animals and plants from memories, dreams and mythical imagination.
For $3,550, this framed pink textile is also available in blue and gray.
Silky smooth — In its two stores, one in Palm Beach, Valentina Kovaprovides luxury womenswear and fine jewelry.
The $1,750 Lara dress is a perfect example. It offers a relaxed-cut style with waist pockets and a full skirt. The coral-colored dress also has three-quarter sleeves and a ruffled hemline.
Travel inspiration — The book Ibiza Bohemia explores the island’s scenic Balearic cliffs, legendary visitors, the deco and architecture that make up its signature style.
Fashion stylist Renu Kashyap and travel writer Maya Boyd both have a special connection to Ibiza and try to show why it’s so easy to fall in love with the Mediterranean hot spot. Over the years, it has attracted the attention of artists and rock stars seeking freedom and escape in the island’s yoga retreats and roaring nightlife.
Find this coffee table book for $85 at Assouline.