The designer: The Greek designer, who is continually inspired by his heritage, imbues gowns and cocktail dresses with a feminine, bohemian spirit. This season it’s about: A dreamy lineup of looks to fill your “guest of” wardrobe with. Sheer Chantilly and Gossamer lace confections in soft blue and pink read spring/summer while midnight and berry-hued velvets are suited to winter weddings—in the city or the country.
NYT Cooking: This recipe came to The Times in a 2010 article about Valerie Confections, a Los Angeles bakery that specializes in vintage desserts with a California provenance. This spectacular pie is an adaptation of one that was served at Bullock's Wilsh