PHOTOGRAPHY BY MAXINE HELFMAN STYLING BY TAMMY THEIS HAIR AND MAKEUP BY SHANE MONDEN/WALLFLOWER MANAGEMENT
reeminent designers say there’s
nothing more stunning than
flowers and fashion—
particularly for summer—and here fine arts photographer Maxine Helfman and style curator
nonpariel Tammy Theis have elevated this
popular merger to an art form. Drawing inspiration from nature, a lively mix of colors,
patterns, and textures is paired with geometric pieces and bold, beautiful backdrops. Vintage hats from the photographer’s collection
complement thoughtfully selected wardrobe
pieces in fabrics ranging from lush silk chiffon to delicately embroidered voile to crisp
cotton canvas. These expressive looks conjure
romantic themes, and are certain to become
This page: Cacharel cotton canvas coat and dress, Five and Ten; blue-ribbon vintage hat. Opposite: Dries van Noten striped jacket and skirt, Neiman Marcus; vintage felt hat.
Hair and makeup assistant, Gabby Rosenberg; model, Shannon/Wallflower Management. All hats are vintage and from the photographer’s collection.