Upgrade your red-and-green garb for this black circle skirt! Made unconventionally cheerful with a print of crossbone ornaments, a trim Fair Isle skulls, and pair of pockets for storing little gifts for loved ones, this pleated midi puts your edgy seasonal style on the top of everyone’s ‘nice’ list.
Gorgeous! Black silk boots with floral embroidery. Jean-Louis François Pinet, 1880s. Pinet’s footwear was famous for its extravagant embroidery, elegant styling, and delicate ‘Pinet’ heel. (Bata Shoe Museum)