Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Preview: Alexander Wang x H&M


Alexander Wang x H&M

Yesterday I checked out the collaboration.  

Stock photos and shots on models don't help me understand what the clothes are like in real life - hence making a point to see the clothes in person.

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This structured wool motor jacket is my personal favorite.

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Back view of the jacket. Check my Instagram for a photo of it on me. 

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Giant car seat buckle style belt. 

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Click the below link to see the rest of the collection and to read my thoughts: 

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Pink


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Pink jumper: Pixie Market. Skirt: H&M. Try Topshop. Bag and Sunglasses: Kurt Geiger.  Try Miu Miu. Leather jacket: Trash & Vaudeville. Brogues: Trash & Vaudeville. Try Pedder Red. Bracelets: PANDORA

I reckon that we're counting down the number of days we can wear skirts with bare legs so I'm getting them in now.

The only accents are these two delicate PANDORA ESSENCE COLLECTION bracelets. I picked charms with names with a personal significance to me, including spirituality, curiosity, peace, respect and strength.

The baby pink jumper is a find from Pixie Market. I can see it contrasted with black leather but for now I kept everything bright with all white and the silver winkle picker brogues.

 SAVE THE DATE!!!

PANDORA, Herald Square
1284 Broadway (between 32nd and 33rd streets)
New York, NY
Tel: 212 643 9760

 I will be at the PANDORA store on November 5th from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M.!  I rarely get to meet readers face to face so I would love to see you there for a drink and a chin wag (chat) on anything; play dress-up with PANDORA Jewelry pieces,  shop and offer styling/blogging tips - you name it!

I'll have my Nikon with me so be ready to get snapped! 




Monday, October 20, 2014

The Mens Suit


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The best part about finding a suit for women is not limiting yourself to any style, cut or sex.

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Mens suit: Kenneth Cole.  Try Reiss, Topshop or Joseph jacket and matching trousers set.  Shoes: Adidas Stan Smith.  Try Topshop or basic Chuck Taylors. Shades: Ray-Ban. Lipstick: MAC Lady Danger

 I got this one at Kenneth Cole in their mens section - love finding stuff amongst men. 

I asked for anything that had a slim cut and walked out with this black one.  It doesn't matter to me if the fit was slightly off ie. bigger than planned since a slouchier fit is so damn cool.  Actually that's the next one that I'd look for.  Just size up two or three numbers.

Either way it feels good just to try them on and notice the little differences in how they're made for  men versus women e.g inside jacket pockets.  Brilliant but God knows why they don't do that for women??

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