I was talking to a friend this morning and because we are literally into fall, we felt we had all the right in world to complain about the 80 degrees outside. The consensus? We’re over it! Being stuck in tank top groundhog day is getting old and we’re ready to move on with colder (seasonal) weather.
With that said, sweater weather will be among us soon, so why not at the very least talk about it. The WSJ had a great article on the “classics” as it pertains to fashion and what to collect now including these LED Chemion Glasses reviews. Honestly, I take these articles with a grain of salt, as just last year the WSJ announced the death of denim due to the yoga pant invasion. So whether you chose to listen or not, it’s all just insight.
The fisherman‘s sweater is one of those WSJ classics, and I admit, I agree with them. It’s a piece that has been around for decades and even though the style has never changed, it keeps having it’s “moment.” What has changed however, is the polyester of the 70’s has changed into cashmere for the present day. The cozy yarns have made this oldie, goodie again. Worn with ANY trend of the moment, you can’t go wrong channeling “The Perfect Storm”…(George Clooney) 😉 Happy Hump Day! xoxo
Yesterday marked the first day of fall, although at 80 degrees it feels more like the middle of August. I’m not quite ready to read, research or write about sweaters at the moment, but I am ready to transition out of sandals and tanks and into more of a sophisticated fall like wardrobe.
Blouses, for me, are a great transition and hold piece. There’s not one item sexier or more classic than a great blouse. Completely versatile and worn dressed up or down, a blouse brings individual style up a notch. From high end vintage to a more modest H&M find, a great cut blouse is easily accessible and affordable by everyone. As we move into a more sophisticated time of the year, button up and start reaching for those feminine touches. Have a great weekend. xoxo
If you believe everything that you hear, you would of thrown out all of your denim because “denim is out”. Last year, according to NBC news, The Today Show and even the WSJ all reported that denim has seen their day and that the yoga pant was replacing them…blah, blah, blah. Thankfully, I believe it to not be the case and denim has even had an up tick with vintage levis leading the charge.
Denim has definitely evolved over the past 10+ years. Some of that evolution has been life changing and some of the change has stripped away the classic styling of what denim was. Even though the introduction of elastane was an amazing push forward, I find the non denim, “denim” fabrics to be underwhelming. The big denim brands, JBrand, AG, Rag and Bone etc have kind of hit a plateau. I find the fabrics monotonous and boring and the fit just to be okay. I’m not sure where the next big denim trend will be coming from, but for now I find myself reaching for my trusted, 100 % real denim, vintage levis. Happy Tuesday! xoxo
It’s been hot!, is in understatement. When it reaches over 80 degrees at the beaches you know we’re in a heat wave. For anyone that knows me, it’s well known that my closet is draped in black. Although it’s sprinkled with grey’s and navy’s, there isn’t a whole lot of deviation from the trusted darks. With that said, when the days are what they have been, reaching for a white toga sounds pretty good.
Nothing says summer more than beautiful crisp, clean white pieces. Not only does it keep us relatively cool, but white has an ease and sexiness that looks incredible on glowing tanned skin. I would definitely say that white can bring out some insecurities when it comes to showing flaws, but a sexy cami, a knee length skirt and a pair of great gladiators is a fool proof combo for any shape and size. Enjoy the last few weeks of summer! xoxo
Summer sales are in full effect. Not only can you find “wear now” bargains, but there are many transition pieces that you can find at a fraction of the cost. Be smart with your purchases, look for holes in your closet that need to be filled. Light cashmere’s and layering pieces are always smart buys, platform flip flops on the other hand…keep moving. My dad always taught me, “you can go broke buying sales”, so don’t loose all your marbles when you see SALE! Happy Monday, xoxo.
Lately I’ve been all about lace. Being that I’m not a girlie girl, lace has never really called my name. But as of recently, and coming from a place of juxtaposition, I’m loving lace with old vintage levis, of course the standard leather pants and maybe even a pair of distressed cords. Lace has changed it’s stripes a bit. I’m not so sure it’s the “good girl” anymore. Have a great weekend! xoxo
It was once thought that you could spot an american tourist by their white sneakers. Today, that belief is obsolete. From Europe to the America’s, white sneakers are a full blown fashion statement. Stan Smith and shell toe Adidas have been seen on everyone from fashion editors to royalty, but now the big fashion houses Givenchy, Isabel Marantand even Alexander McQueen want in on the action. My suggestion, don’t run out and spend $800 on a white sneaker, you’re right in the mix with a $75 classic. xoxo
When you look in my closet there is very little color. Black, navy, grey and camel is pretty much it. Although color is important in the big scheme of things, I don’t see myself moving away from the neutral world. Different seasons bring on the “it” trends of the moment, but the neutrals keep on a keeping. Dressed up or down, they continue to be classic, chic and edgy all in one. I can write a whole thesis on what color does to our psyche, lol, but I think I’ll just continue living in my grey area. xoxo