We’ll admit it: We’re guilty of spending hours re-creating the looks spotted on our favorite It girls. While we may not have access to the same luxurious contents of their wardrobes, a girl can certainly dream. The closets we’re currently envying? The ones that contain all of the fabulous clothes worn by the chic characters on The CW’s new show Dynasty, which premieres October 11 at 9/8c. This new series follows the shamelessly extravagant saga of the elite Carrington family and centers around Fallon, whose wardrobe is almost as over-the-top as her vicious drama.
In honor of the upcoming series, we were inspired to seek out an IRL wardrobe that could compete with Fallon’s. First stop: über-chic fashion blogger Annabelle Fleur of Viva Luxury. While Fleur’s personal life may not be quite as scandalous as the members of the Carrington clan, her wardrobe genuinely threatens to out-luxe those of the characters on the show. Ready to drool over her fabulous closet? Step inside, and be warned: You might want to buy everything.
Fleur credits her European upbringing—and her fashion icon, Audrey Hepburn—for influencing her feminine, polished style. The blogger tells us she always adds a more elegant piece to her look, even on the rare occasions that she does dress down. Her go-tos? A pair of embellished heels and this leather beret.
Speaking of accessories, Fleur is a shoe fanatic through and through. “I simply can’t resist a pair of heels,” she explains. After glancing at the shelves of her closet, we believe her—in fact, we’d go so far as to say that her collection of footwear outshines those of most A-listers. Her favorite new pair for fall? Dior’s J’Adior velvet pumps. (Exactly the kind of thing a Carrington would casually answer the door wearing. Sigh.)
Curious to know her other priority pieces, we asked Fleur to share the one item (besides shoes) she feels is worth investing in. “I believe in splurging on items that have longevity,” she explains. “I got my first Chanel blazer five years ago, and I wear it all the time. It looks as relevant as the day that I [bought] it.” She’s right: This chic tweed jacket won’t be going out of style any time soon.
We need to talk about these embellished mules (our personal favorite item in Fleur’s closet). We’d wear these with slip dresses in the summer and tights in the fall, but after binging on every available preview of Dynasty, we’re suddenly feeling inspired to just throw them on with our bathrobes to swan around the house.
We found that most of Fleur’s wardrobe is made up of timeless pieces rather than trendy ones—always a good idea, in our book. Take this incredible, curated accessory shelf, for example. The handbags and shoes may be in of-the-moment shapes and styles, but the wearable hues and prints make them worthy investments. Most importantly, note the department store–worthy closet display: Now that‘s luxe.
Haven’t had enough fashion daydreaming? Tune in to The CW on October 11 at 9/8c to see the first episode of the vicious, delicious, and ambitious new show, Dynasty.