I know, I know…smile. But sometimes you just gotta put your game face on. I would wear this outfit for a business meeting where I need to wow their socks off, or for date night (wow the Hubs) or for GNO (Girls Night Out, wink). Think you get the idea…it’s a look you can wear anywhere, almost anytime — with individual pieces that can change up other looks in a flash. This ruffled jacket (which is kind of channeling Chanel, no?) with a white tee and jeans? Polished. The striped tee with white jeans and silver sandals? Beach chic. (So love the glittery elephant patch.) And these cropped, slit-hem flares from Who What Wear for Target? Simply genius. So comfortable, so flattering, so versatile. I will be wearing them ALOT. They would be amazing on a trip, especially when you want to just do carry-on. To finish it off, a sleek grey top-handled bag and strappy but walkable heels.
OK, we’re not talking Members Only tracksuits. But we are talking workout-inspired, easy does it. We shot this post in our neighborhood park, but I could easily see myself in this look for a day of meetings around NYC. Think it would be pretty great for traveling as well. Pair these track pants with heels and a cami, and you have a pretty cool dinner outfit, too.
What the world needs now? Love, sweet love. Not just for Valentine’s Day but for our future. This outfit was pretty much what I wore for the Women’s March in NYC on Jan 21st. And it really made me feel as happy as that day did. I also marched with my son Pierre’s girlfriend, April, which was a special moment for me. I am so glad I shared it with such a stellar person, someone who’s going to light the world up in so many ways. And without getting too political that was the vibe of the March. A rainbow of people marching to make sure we all embrace the love, not the hate.
This is not wardrobe science, but a really great white shirt can make a bad outfit day a good one. Seriously. So for me, when I’m stumped on my fashion statement, I often reach for a white shirt. For this post, I wore the same pair of step hem jeans ( DIY) and changed out my 3 new favorite white shirts and shoes ( had to do that!).
If you could peek into my closet you’d see I probably do have 50 shades of grey (sorry…couldn’t resist). So while I probably build at least one outfit a week around this color, I’m also loving how it incorporates key fall/winter essentials: a cape, OTK (over-the-knee) boots, and beanie/scarf/mittens combo.
Woke up to a view of snow this morning and had to post this!
While not much of what I’m wearing is new all of it is of the moment. Typically we in the NYC environs seem to garb ourselves in black from head-to-toe as soon as autumn fades, but this winter seems to be all about mixing and matching “whiter shades of pale.”
Hopefully “mess” is not the message you get from this outfit. Grey, in all its nuances, happens to be one of my favorite shades. It looks great combined with almost any other color, in particular brown, navy and, of course, black.
We shot this post in my JC neighborhood, but the plaid top has already migrated up to our cabin. It’s a fun, feminine twist on the flannel shirt look that’s right at home in the mountains. Once the weather cools down, a black puffer is perfect…anywhere, anytime. And there are so many great options out there. This one has a slightly shiny finish, which makes it a bit more city chic. Have to confess I also have its twin by another mother in the Adirondacks.
This Fall (and Winter) I’ve decided to flout the “rules” and refuse to pack away my white jeans. That’s been easy of late, since we’ve had a ridiculously warm November. But come colder temps I’m already planning on pairing them with some scrunched down thick socks and snow boots…or tucking them into over-the-knee boots. In NYC we tend to dive into black from head-to-toe post Labor Day, but this year I’m going to be a hold out.
When it comes to color, I’m usually kind of a low key, neutral person. I like cool, comforting shades. Or black. Then I saw these boots…