The late Diana Vreeland was a famous columnist and editor-in-chief in the field of fashion. She worked for two of the most influent fashion magazines – Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue – while also collaborating with the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art as a and as a special consultant.
Therefore, it was no surprise when her great-granddaughter, Caroline Vreeland, also chose to take the spotlight in the fashion world. Even though you might have admired her outfits at Paris Fashion Week, how much do you know about Caroline and her rise to fashion fame?
Who Is Caroline Vreeland?
At first, the blonde and beautiful Caroline started to make a name for herself as a singer/songwriter based in LA. Now, the great-granddaughter of the legendary Diana Vreeland is a rising fashion icon, often attending fashion shows around the world. Hand in hand with her best friend and style blogger Shea Marie, Vreeland is looking to conquer new fashion peaks each year.
For Caroline Vreeland, personal style comes naturally – it’s in her blood, after all. Each season, the singer, model, and rising socialite dons a new matching outfit that she shares with Shea Marie. They almost always end up followed down the streets by paparazzi ready to capture the result.
Caroline Vreeland’s link to fashion royalty is undeniable thanks to her great-grandmother. Even though she was only two when Diana Vreeland passed away, her strong ties to legendary style soon showed Caroline was ready to prove herself. She has a determined personality which allowed her to reimagine herself through spectacular music. In 2014, the L.A. based California releasing her debut album, In Ruins.
Caroline also took the spotlight on the cover of the October 2015 issue of ELLE France. In the feature, the blonde wore eccentric fall styles combined with fake fur and psychedelic prints. Caroline worked with a top-notch team which resulted in bold and opulent looks from fashion icons such as Valentino, Dior and Balmain.
Instagram Fame & Inspiration
Check out Caroline’s Instagram if you want to keep up to date with her latest outfits and shows. Just like other Instagram celebrities nowadays, Vreeland uses a couple of hashtags for all of her pictures.
#CVTribe is one of them; according to the blonde bombshell, she uses this hashtag for all of her shoots, music, and writing sessions. The tribe idea is supposed to make all of her followers feel like a family, she said in an interview.
Before starting her singer and model career, Caroline used to work in nightlife. She is currently a self-proclaimed “wino,” meaning that she’s a woman who loves her wine (a quick scroll through her Instagram feed will prove that).
She even wants to trademark Carowine, another hashtag she has created. Even though she doesn’t know yet what she wants to do with Carowine, she hopes that one day, she can open her own little winery. If you’ve seen Caroline Vreeland only during the Paris fashion week, you might not know that she’s as passionate about pizza and pasta as she is about her personal style. She uses #CaroCarboload and #Carowine on her Instagram account.
But coming back to her style inspiration, Caroline recently said she’s “obsessed” with Vetements, as well as Alexander Vaulthier. The latter helped her start her fashion career in 2014 when she decided she wanted to be more invested in this world.
Designer Clothes vs. Personal Style
Ever since she decided to make a name for herself in the fashion world, Caroline Vreeland was honored to wear designer clothes. According to her experience, it’s never a good idea to do a full designer look. Instead, she mixes it with her personal style.
Even though she loves wearing designer clothes from her favorite designers, she is determined to create her own personal style. Both her and Shea (her best friend), often dress down to achieve this very goal. They love pairing a dressy item with a T-shirt or wearing their BFF jackets over a dress.
This is Caroline’s more cherished fashion tip: Always play with high-low and keep in mind that you should always wear at least one piece from your own wardrobe. If you want to emulate her style, scroll down and browse through our list of luxury clothes.
Lightweight Alpaca Long Coat
Vreeland has often been seen on the red carpet sporting long coats with a belt. This Ottoman coat is perfectly elegant, offering the ideal combination of bright colors and a dramatic background. The long coat is hand-embroidered from fine-gauge baby alpaca yarn, so it’s pleasantly lightweight.
It is surprisingly swift in moving with your every step. The luxurious alpaca yarn is water-repellent; you should dry clean it when necessary. The coat features internal buttons that keep it closed, but you can also add an accent belt for effect.Buy now
Formal Pencil Dress
Caroline Vreeland has a superb silhouette she often shows off in tight clothing. This formal business dress embraces your body in a comfortable way, while also highlighting your best features. The optical illusion pattern is combined with a scoop neck and 2/3 sleeves. The casual zippers on the front of the dress make it ideal for any kind of setting, including an evening party, drinks, or wedding.Buy now
Classy Boyfriend Jeans
Until recently, jeans were anything but classy. However, fashion trends are unpredictable, and now you can wear a pair of boyfriend jeans with some dark boots and a chic silk shirt and be admitted at any fancy event. Caroline Vreeland is not the only one to invest in a fancy pair of boyfriend jeans. Why shouldn’t you, too?Buy now
Casual Cape Blazer
Winter is upon us, so you need something to cover your sleeveless dress in style. You might have seen the cape blazer make an appearance on the red carpet (even Kim K wears it) in the most versatile combinations. Feel free to pair it with jeans or a dress, depending on the event you’re attending. The blazer comes in various solid colors and it features an open front and a patch pocket.Buy now
Leopard Print Clutch
Whether or not you’re a fan of the leopard print, you must admit this clutch makes a helluva accent piece. If you do love them, you know how hard it is to find that one clutch that emulates your style. However, you should stop looking, because the quality on this baby is amazing.
The clutch features a fold over, hidden magnet closure, extended bottom, zipper top, and a zipper pocket on the back. Two open pockets inside and a zipper pocket are more than enough to help you compartmentalize your personal items. The purse is made of synthetic fibers that resemble fur.
“Best Friends” Leather Jacket
The BFF jacket is one of Caroline’s statement fashion pieces. She and Shia Marie have been seen more than once sporting them in one of their famous matching outfits. If you want one for yourself, you’re in luck.
This textured leather VEDA jacket features the playful, broken ‘Best Friends’ lettering accents on the back. It also comes with off-center zip placket and notched lapels. It zips up the front and it has two pockets. For the full moto look, the jacket has a buckle belt at hem.Buy now
Batwing Knitted Cardigan
What better way to be prepared for winter than by buying this batwing-sleeved knitted cardigan? It doesn’t just look gorgeous, but its thickness will keep you warm throughout the cold season. With an attractive design, this street style item matches the style of Caroline Vreeland, who absolutely adores to dress urban.
Casual yet ladylike, this can be your essential sweater cardigan vest this year. It’s easy to match it with your pants, jeans, or leggings. Stay warm whole also being ahead of the trend with this knitted sweater.Buy now
Long Sleeve Faux Fur Coat
Faux fur has recently made a comeback on runways and in the designer shops. This stylish button-closed fur coat is not just a statement piece, but also a practical way to stay classy during cold days. Whether you want to be extra fashionable for a party or you’re heading out with the girls for a drink, this long-sleeved coat can be there for you. It is available in black, white, gray, and beige.Buy now
Flower Print Leather Miniskirt
Another street style item on our list, this leather miniskirt is one of the boldest clothing pieces you can buy. The contoured skirt is embellished with a feminine floral print that you can pair with solid colored tops. A hidden side zip will make it easy for you to put it on and take it off.Buy now
Caroline Vreeland is gradually discovering her style, and so far, we like what we see. She sends off only good vibes – how many celebrities flaunt their carb obsession? – and we cannot wait to see her take the fashion world by storm.