Feather Fever

Thanks to Miuccia Prada who made feathers fabulous again trimming pajamas sets and pretty Prada pumps. This feminine embellishment is a trend we are seeing adorning accessories and clothing. Below are some feather frocks.

  1. Zadie Feather Bag Loeffler Randall, $350 Bag in the below picture.
  2. Loeffler Randall Laurel Ostrich Feather Slides Saks, $180 (on sale)
  3. Loeffler Randall Lilly Slide Zappos, $237 (on sale)
  4. Quinella Dress Club Monaco, $279 Above black dress.
  5. Jocelyn Fifi Dyed Feather Bolero Nordstrom, $395 also like this
  6. Topshop Marabou Feather Bag Nordstrom, $52
  7. b√ľbish Berlin Ostrich Feather Bolero¬†Norstrom, $399
  8. Stine Goya Candice Feather Sweater Net-A-Porter, $390

Photo: Jessie Bush & Jessie Loeffler

Warm

Jessie Randall of Loeffler Randall is looking chic in a Warm Dress, Loeffler Randall Celeste Slides and a Loeffler Randall Feather clutch. Her beautiful floral dress is designed  by Winnie Beattie (owner of Warm boutique in Nolita).  Winnie Beattie launched Warm clothing brand in 2015 with Tracy Feith. I used to work on the corner of Mercer and Broome and would stroll the streets of Nolita after work. I would pass the Tracy Feith boutique and covet the colorful bohemian style dresses adorning the windows. After three years of working together, Beattie and Feith decided to part ways, and Fall 2018 was the first season that Beattie designed on her own. Feith has launched his own line of dresses which he sells on instagram called Feith Club. The Spring 2019 line is full of upscale, beachy, floral patterned pieces that are comfortable, and easy to throw on. Below are some highlights from the line.

  1. Francesca Floral Cotton Blouse Barney’s, $325¬†Light weight cotton poplin.
  2. Sierra Dress Shopbop, $575
  3. Mystic Blouse Shopbop, $385
  4. Paradise Dress Shopbop, $539 (Fall dress on-sale)
  5. Sierra Floral Cotton Long Dress¬†Barney’s, $575
  6. Warm Merci Dress Shopbop, $925
  7. Loeffler Randall Celeste Knotted Slide Pink Velvet Slide Nordstrom, $209.98 Shoes in the above pic.
  8. Loeffler Randall Zadiea Feather Circle Tote Shopbop, $350 Bag in the above pic.

 

 

Discount Designer Duds

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Nordstrom’s designer sale is still going strong. Here are some handbag highlights from the sale. Click¬†here to see the full designer clearance sale.

  1. Balenciaga Everyday Plaid Tote $1,043
  2. Balenciaga Extra Small Reporter Leather Crossbody $833
  3. Balenciaga Extra Small Triangle Bag $1,133
  4. Fendi Studding Guitar Strap $683 & Fendi Pompom Mink Fur Guitar Strap $929
  5. Chloe Roy Small Leather Bucket $1,105
  6. Shrimps Antonia Small Bag $416 & Shrimps Faux Fur Handbag $356
  7. Alexander Wang Mini Darcy Bag $416
  8. Cult Gaia Luna Bag $238.80
  9. Proenza Schouler Mini Hex Toe Bag $596
  10. Valentino Rockstud Leather Card Case $236
  11. Chloe Small Roy Should Bag $1,239

Don’t forget to check out Shopbop’s tiered sale 15% off orders $200 up to 25% off orders up to $800 with code MORE18 click here to check it out.

GO COMMANDO

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I like the look of an oversized hoodie, or sweater, ¬†with a legging, and sneakers. It’s comfy and cool at the same time!

  1. Ninety Percent Laura Oversized Organic Cotton Hoodie NET-A-PORTER $130 look for less Everlane Oversized Fleece Hoodie $50
  2. COMMANDO Faux Leather Leggings Bloomingdale’s $98¬†These are a high-rise snug fitting legging. If you are looking for a mid-rise version these are great from Carbon38 (click here).
  3. Adidas Originals Deerupt Runner NET-A-PORTER $120
  4. Prada Studded Strap Shoulder Bag Farfetch $1,415 also like the messenger click here.
  5. Valentino Wrap Rockstud Bracelet Farfetch $345 also comes in red and pink.
  6. Golden Goose Deluxe Brand Glitter Heel Farfetch $370 I like the back glitter heel detailing.

Sequin Season

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  1. RIXO London + Laura Jackson Samantha Dress Net-A-Porter $430 Hemlines are rising with this adorable sequin mini. Here is a long dress option that is extremely flattering, and elegant for the holidays. A.L.C. Avi Dress Bordeaux $645 (25% off at A.L.C.) A.L.C. Avi Dress Navy Nordstrom $645
  2. Brooke Gregson Astrology Necklace $1.430 Net-A-Porter & Lulu Frost 14k Gold Astrology Necklace Shopbop $795 look for less click here.
  3. Jerome Dreyfuss Clic Clac Medium Clutch $230
  4. Bondeye Josie Diamond Ring Goop $825
  5. Loeffler Randall Kassidy Stretch Low Heel Bootie $395

 

photo: Twiggy wearing custom-made sequin dress in Ladies Home Journal (October 1967).

Back to Black

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Back to Black¬†(one of my favorites!) is the second and final studio album by English singer and songwriter Amy Winehouse. It was released on the 27th of October 2006. The album spawned five singles: “Rehab”, “You Know I’m No Good”, “Back to Black”, “Tears Dry on Their Own” and “Love Is a Losing Game”.

According to Vogue, one of the top street style trends during Spring fashion week was head to toe black. Here are some classic pieces that can we worn season after season.

  1. Petit Bateau Women’s 1×1 Iconic Tee Black $46¬†additional sizing click here¬†from Shopbop ¬†&¬†Petit Bateau 1×1 Iconic Tee Jolie & City $30¬†When I was in Paris I stopped by the Petit Bateau store and picked up several basic t-shirts. They are fitted but not too tight, and made of soft quality cotton.
  2. Greats The Royale $179 The first sneaker brand to be born in Brooklyn, New York. Started by Ryan Babenzien and Jon Buscemi in 2013, they create quality products that are sold directly to the consumer (except Nordstrom carries a couple styles). All the leather sneakers are made in Italy. This style comes in several other colors.
  3. IRO Ashville Leather Jacket $1200 look for less All Saints Dalby Leather Jacket $450 additional sizing click here. A classic moto jacket is a Fall wardrobe staple.
  4. Stuart Weitzman Tieland Over the Knee Boots $798 look for less Sam Edelman Hai Tall Boot $200. The Stuart Weitzman high boots are always a best seller year after year. I like the block heel because they can be worn daytime and evenings.
  5. Mansur Gavriel Pebbled Leather Mini Duffle $745 A fun new shape from Mansur.
  6. Everlane Women’s Classic French Terry Crew $40¬†&¬†Everlane Women’s Cashmere Waffle Square Crew $150¬†The mornings and evenings are starting to get chilly in Los Angeles. I like a comfy classic sweatshirt to throw on in the house or running to yoga.
  7. MOTHER The Insider Crop Jeans $205 additional sizing click here (clean hem version). I like the length of these (above the ankle), they look great with a slide, bootie, or sneaker.

Mock Croc

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Faux crocodile is being seen all over the streets of Paris during Fashion Week. Shopbop has a large selection of Mock Croc, and is running a Fall promotion take 20% off orders under $500, and 25% off orders over $500 with code STOCKUP18. Click here to take advantage of this great sale.

  1. Saint Laurent Croc Effect Pouch $695 NET-A-PORTER
  2. Ganni Faux Croc Ankle Boots Intermix $450 These are sold out everywhere but found them in stock at Intermix.
  3. A.P.C Half Moon Bag Shopbop $500 & A.P.C. Geneve Saddle Bag Shopbop $605
  4. Loeffler Randall Agnes Fan Tote Shopbop $450
  5. Loeffler Randall Mini Minimal Rider Bag Shopbop $350
  6. Crocodile Effect Ballerina Mango $39.99
  7. Gu_de Edie Croc Effect Leather Shoulder Bag NET-A-PORTER $575
  8. Aquazurra Quant Croc Effect Leather Ankle Bootie NET-A-PORTER $895
  9. Trademark Small Croc Effect Leather Bucket Bag NET-A-PORTER $380 and on promotion at Shopbop click here.

SEA

Julie Sarinana was spotted on the streets of Riems, France in this gorgeous floral print Sea dress. I love the bohemian style mixed with the edgy Balmain bag. Here are some of my favorite Sea picks along with the above Balmain bag, and Isabel Marant Western boots.

Childhood friends Sean Monahan, and Monica Paolini ( of Sea, New York) have become known for turning out easy, and everyday styles with an urban rustic vibe to loyal clients around the world.

  1. Sea Mia Midi Dress $395
  2. Sea Mia Tunic Dress $395
  3. Sea Mia Blouse $295
  4. Sea Keely Top $350
  5. Sea Keely Flutte Sleeve Midi Dress $470
  6. Sea Aurora Cotton Midi Dress $445
  7. Sea Aurora Printed Silk Blouse $345
  8. Balmain Baby Box Studded Shoulder Bag $1895 look for less click here and here.
  9. Isabel Marant Dawyna Studded Western Boot $780 look for less click here.

 

JW Sunday Style Section

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  1. APIECE APART Anichka Cotton Dress $320 Love the earth tone color of this cotton gauze dress.
  2. ILIA Illuminator Highlighter $34 This lightweight, natural looking highlighter gives you dewy, and glowing skin.
  3. A.L.C. Kati T-Shirt $135 click here for black. An elevated short-sleeve tee. (runs big size down).
  4. MOTHER Mid Rise Dazzler Ankle Jeans $228 Love the clean hem line, and length of these MOTHER denim jeans.
  5. MEDEA Short Prima Bag $450 click here for the larger size. Medea is the brain child of artists, models, and twin sisters Giulia and Camilla Venturini. This new Milan based brand is set to have the next IT bag!
  6. Vans Vault Leather OG Old Skool Leather Sneaker $100 Simple, classic, and clean white sneaker for Fall.
  7. APIECE APART Lieve Handknit Sweater $625 look for less click here and here. The similar Zimmerman sweater is sold out everywhere. I stumbled across this one while browsing on Shopbop.

Midi Madness

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  1. Ganni Rometty Dress $280 additional sizing click here and here and here This dress has been so popular, so if you see your size grab it! Look for less click here.
  2. Line Meghan Coat $750 This is the infamous Megan Markle wrap coat she wore for her engagement photo. Look for less click here Other Stories Wool Belted Coat $249.
  3. ATP Atelier Siena Crossbody Bag $570¬†I love the simplicity of ATP’s bags and shoes. This crossbody bag is made in Italy out of calf skin leather.
  4. Acne Studios Pistol Leather Ankle Boot $570 I love a boot that you can wear season after season. I got these boots years ago and they are still on trend!
  5. Emme Parsons Certo Mary Jane Mule $420 Based in Los Angeles, Emme Parsons timeless, classic shoes pay homage to the traditional craft of Italian shoemaking, while designing for woman with a minimalist aesthetic and practical sensibility.
  6. Jennifer Meyer Mini Evil Eye 18k Gold & Diamond Earrings $450 Ward off the evil eye with these 18k gold Jennifer Meyer earrings.
  7. Ray-Ban Round Frame Acetate Sunglasses $145 and Ray Ban Clubround Acetate Gold Tone Sunglasses $190 You can never go wrong with a pair of Ray Bans. They are chic, timeless, affordable, and made in Italy.

Wine-ing!

Bordeaux

  1. J Crew Faux Fur Jacket Net-A-Porter $250 additional sizing J Crew Faux Fur Jacket $250
  2. The Great Derby Floral Print Cotton Gauze Dress $375
  3. Apiece Apart Merel Funnel Neck Sweater $375
  4. Everlane Day Boot Burgundy $225
  5. J Brand Ruby High Waist Velvet Crop Cigarette Pant $248
  6. Madewell Aanisa Striped Ribbed Cotton Top $45
  7. Mansur Gavriel Mini Mini Leather Bucket Bag $475
  8. Apiece Apart Merida Corduroy Pants $315 also like these Ulla Johnson Fonda Cotton Corduroy Straight Let Pants $325
  9. Sam Edelman Kinzey Booties $140

Shrimps

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I like to have one statement coat or bag for Fall that takes you into the holidays (mine always tends to be faux fur). I stumbled across this brand at Liberty of London. It’s playful, festive, and fun!

London based designer Hannah Weiland serves up faux fur creations with an irresistible sense of fun. She studied art history and textiles before launching Shrimps, because of her childhood nickname.

  1. Shrimps Una Bag $595
  2. Shrimps Molly Faux Pearl Embellished Clutch $399
  3. Eamon Crystal Buttoned Faux Fur Coat $677
  4. Shrimps Cullen Heart Print Faux Fur Jacket $491
  5. Shrimps Antonia Bag $695 click here for gold color way click here for black
  6. Shrimps Quinn Shoulder Bag $650
  7. Shrimps Leopard Print Faux Fur Jacket $457
  8. Shrimps Martini Clutch $350

photo: Natalie Helgerud & Guri Heli, Jessie Bush

 

Caramel & Cream

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  1. Ganni Julliard Sweater $450 look for less click here
  2. Ulla Hali Fringed Sweater $345 click here for additional sizing at Intermix
  3. ATM Anthony Thomas Melillo Sherpa Cord Jacket $495¬†click here for black color way. I also love this¬†Lily Aldridge X Levi’s Made & Crafted Native Mixed Media Trucket Jacket $598
  4. A.P.C Sac Luasanne Bag $580
  5. FRAME Le High Straight Pant $195
  6. Jerome Dreyfuss Sandie Boot $490 click here for additional sizing
  7. Loeffler Randall Joni Western Boot $395
  8. FRAME Le Mini Skirt $175

Oui-PARIS!

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This pictures came up on my instagram feed, and it immediately got me excited for my week in Paris. I’m looking forward to exploring Paris, and soaking up the Parian chic street style!

  1. Other Stories Corduroy Blazer $129 & Annie Bing School Boy Blazer $299 & Veronica Beard Caldwell Dickey Jacket $650 & Frame Fine Varigated Blazer $550
  2. A.P.C. Niki Striped Cotton Shirt $135 & Everlane Mockneck Crop Sweater $55 & La Ligne Striped Cashmere Sweater $275
  3. Adina Reyter Diamond Small Rays Necklace $695 look for less click here
  4. A.P.C. Half Moon Bag $455 click here for navy and brown color way.
  5. RE/DONE High Rise Rigid Stove Pipe Jeans $250 & RE/DONE Double Needle Crop Jeans $250
  6. Charlotte Olympia Kitty Flats $495 & Charlotte Olympia Leopard Metallic Flats $510

 

photo: Sophia Rosemary

Easy Breezy

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  1. Banjanan Siam Dress $250 I am so happy this dress is back in stock at Shopbop! This easy breezy Banjanan dress is a favorite!
  2. Gucci Pixie Crystal Embellished Gold Tone Glasses $620 look for less click here
  3. Tohum Large Gold Plated Shell Bracelet $215 Nature inspired jewelry is a big trend for Fall.
  4. Mansur Half Moon Red Wallet $395 Great clutch to take out in the evenings.
  5. Isabel Marant Dacken Boot $560¬†I love this bootie paired with a dress. I have been wearing mine a ton. It’s a nice way to transition a flowy dress into Fall.