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Introducing Our First-Ever Designer Collab: Teresa for ELOQUII

Big news. And by big we mean huge/awesome/amazing news, friends. We’ve teamed up with one of our style crushes, Teresa Maccapani Missoni, on a limited-edition capsule collection. Limited-edition is a key word here: Once it’s gone, it’s gone, so consider this a “get shopping ASAP,” type deal. The designs are whimsical and hint at our mood to jet set off to a dream getaway (not surprisingly they incorporate inspiration from Teresa’s many trips to places like Sardinia, Africa and India). “Whenever I travel, I always bring back a souvenir. For this collection I unlocked my memories,” Teresa explained to us. Think elevated and luxe details like lurex crochet, sea shells, beading and embroidery set against chiffon, silk crepe and cotton eyelet. Small quantities are only available in several styles because of the special nature of each piece. See: Act fast, above.

Teresa has been designing clothing for herself since she was young—and has developed an enviable personal style we’re always eyeing. “The side of fashion I love goes beyond the idea of a fashion show, it’s the creative process and the amount of work that goes into creating a collection. Growing up in a fashion family I had the opportunity to witness first hand all of this incredible work and creative process in a way I wouldn’t have had otherwise,” and boy did Teresa bring that expertise to this collection. She was hands-on every step of the way, fitting to perfection and ensuring the pieces kept her vision in tact.

designer pleated shirt dress

There are 22 pieces that comprise the collection and standouts include a fit and flare shirtdressa silky long tunic and wide leg, flowy trousers. The pieces are ideal for your spring/summer travels—or for just looking like you’ve finally booked that dream vacation. More from Teresa, below…

ELOQUII: What’s your favorite piece from the collection?

TERESA: I love everything in the collection so it’s challenging to narrow in on one favorite. The silk pleated fit and flare shirtdress is a very special piece that can be worn to the office and with a change in accessories can easily turn into a great piece for the evening.

ELOQUII: What drove you to design this collection now?

TERESA: I wanted to celebrate women and their successes through fashion and its transformative power. I am making elevated clothing for all women. I found the ELOQUII team to be forward-thinking—it felt like the right fit for my first collaboration.


silk striped tunic dress

cotton shirtdress with lace


“Whenever I travel, I always bring back a souvenir. For this collection, I unlocked my memories…Rather than chasing trends I worked to create something new—but also timeless.” —Teresa


THE ELQ&A

WHERE ARE YOU TRAVELING NEXT?
With a new baby I’m staying put for now.

WHAT ACCESSORIES ARE YOU IN LOVE WITH?
Anything and everything that reminds me of my travels.

WHO IS YOUR STYLE ICON?
All of the strong and stunning women in my family.

WHAT’S ONE PIECE OF CLOTHING YOU CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT?
A maxi sweater. I always bring one with me when I travel, it’s like traveling with my blanket.  It makes me feel at home.

WHAT SUMMER ACTIVITY ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO MOST?
Going to the San Pantaleo market with my mum, grandma, and sister on Tuesday mornings, sailing with my nephews, and my baby.

WHAT ARE YOU MOST EXCITED ABOUT AS A NEW MOM?
Every single minute.

NEW YORK OR MILAN?
Don’t make me choose! Milan will always be home, but I have a special place in my heart for New York.

WHAT ARE YOU READING RIGHT NOW?
I’m too busy looking at my baby growing, nothing is more fascinating.

RED WINE OR PROSECCO?
Red wine—it’s better for your health.

FAVORITE SONG?
I listen to a lot of music so it is difficult to choose. “La Canzione del Sole” from Lucio Battisti has been one of my favorite songs since I was a kid and also the first song I learned to sing.

LAND OR SEA?
Both. I need to see land from the sea or I feel lost.

WHAT’S SOMETHING YOU’RE PROUD OF?
My son, of course!


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