There was a bit of magic involved, certainly, but there were also years of tireless work on the part of the 28-year-old artist, who put a beautifully manicured hand to nearly every medium imaginable along the way. Hailing from a town in Minnesota where the land reflects the sky, AdaLioryn studied photography at California Institute of the Arts in Santa Clarita, and during that time, she would often sew her own dresses for ritualistic performances.
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Inside, I pack my cosmetics, chargers, and assorted bits and bobs in individual smaller LeSportsac pouches and roll my clothes into a stack. If I'm traveling by car, I'll just knot my shoelaces so my sneakers can dangle from the handle. She's used to doing her own thing, sartorially speaking. Meanwhile, back at the Vogue offices two of our editors, Naomi Elizee and Willow Lindley, seem to have a clear bias: The former is ready to jump back into the swing of things in towering heels, while the latter intends to keep her feet planted firmly on the ground.
With effortlessly chic spins on fall's classic silhouettes, the seasons' selections strike all the right chords when it comes to the modern minimalist aesthetic. To start, try a boot or ballet flat with an interesting texture or detailing-Neous's gathered leather scrunchy flats or Bottega's textured woven leather slippers, for example.