Budget NOT Basic

Budget Not Basic

  1. Who What Wear Baby Doll Dress Target, $34.99. 100% cotton.
  2. Chanel-ish PVC Bag Amazon, $34.99.
  3. Blair Hera Pearl Initial Pendant Bauble Bar, $48.
  4. Tapered Square Toe Slingback Everlane, $165.
  5. Medium Clutch Leatherology, $135.

 

 

Holiday Circuit

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The Holiday Circuit has officially started..let the parties begin!

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  1. Self Portrait Puff Sleeve Dress Nordstrom, $520. Runs small size up. Also comes in a jumpsuit version here. Some other holiday dresses to check out are this Saloni mini,  & Other Stories mini, and Mango sequin midi.
  2. Loeffler Randall Zadie Bag Need Supply, $245. On sale.
  3. Sophie Buhai Gold Hoop Earrings SSENSE, $246. On sale.
  4. NARS Velvet Matte Lipstick Pencil Dragongirl Nordstrom, $27.
  5. Loeffler Randall Knot Headband Shopbop, $42. On sale.
  6. Sam Edelman Hazel Pump Nordstrom, $119.
  7. Editor Slingback Everlane, $155. These are a nice alternative to the above heel. Recently seen on Angelena Jolie.

 

 

Sleek & On Fleek

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  1. Waffle Henley Everlane, $38. Runs big size down 1-2 sizes. Also like the waffle long sleeve tee, $30. I have the bone color way.
  2. Frame Le Sylvie High Rise Leather Pant Net-a-Porter, $995. High-rise slim fit with some stretch.
  3. Jenni Kayne Cocoon V Neck Cardigan Nordstrom, $345 (more sizing here).  Reformation also makes a nice one Morgan Cardigan, Nordstrom, $248.
  4. Simon Miller Bend Shoulder Bag Farfetch, $590. The green color with tortoise chain link is also great Nordstrom, $590.
  5. Fiorentini Baker Claus Ankle Boot Farfetch, $489. A quality Italian made boot that lasts forever.

Skirt Alert

Lisa Aiken of Moda Operandi is looking chic in this Rejina Pyo skirt and Johanna Ortiz button down. Her fashion picks are always ON POINT! Details below.

  1. Rejina Pyo Astrid Cotton Twill Midi Nordstrom, $490. Also like this one from A.P.C.
  2. Johanna Ortiz Heaven’s Door Button Down Moda, $595 look for less Everlane, $50.
  3. Souliers Martinez Guardamar Leather Sandal Net-a-Porter, $290. Similar to above. Shoes above are Christopher Esber Alexa sandal currently sold out.
  4. Rejina Pyo Olivia Snake Effect Bag Moda Operandi, $740.
  5. Alighieri Pearl Necklace Net-a-Porter, $224.

Duchess Delight

I love Megan Markle’s eco friendly cost conscious Everlane Jumpsuit, $120 she was wearing on her South African tour. She paired it with black Manolo pumps and beautiful gold earrings. Simple yet elegant! Also in the spotlight is her Madewell denim jacket and canvas tote  she wore to greet locals at Monwabisi Beach. Looking forward to more affordable fashion as her tour continues.

Boiler

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The boiler suit is the easiest outfit to put together and it transitions from day to evening so well. Throw on a pair of No 6 clogs for the day or a pair of leopard heels for an evening out.

  1. Amo Skip Jumpsuit Bergdorf Goodman, $398.
  2. Citizens of Humanity Marta Jumpsuit Revolve, $388. Click here for denim.
  3. Dickies Twill Coveralls Nordstrom, $89.
  4. The Great Cropped Boiler Suit Net-a-Porter, $375.
  5. Xirena Wilson Jumpsuit Neiman Marcus, $352.
  6. Belted Denim Jumpsuit & Other Stories, $129.
  7. Free People Gia Coveralls Nordstrom, $128.
  8. Alex Mill Expedition Jumpsuit Nordstrom, $198.
  9. Modern Utility Jumpsuit Everlane, $100.

Boyfriend

I have been anxiously awaiting the opening of the new Everlane store on Abbot Kinney and stopped by yesterday. I was pressed for time so I didn’t get to dig deep into the inventory (I’ll be back soon). Just enough time to scoop up this Utility Jumpsuit and Button Down. The store is sleek, modern, and the sales associates are extremely helpful. Now on to the ever so trending boyfriend button down which I’ve been stocking up on lately.

  1. Alex Mill Oversize Stripe Shirt Nordstrom, $98. Runs big size down.
  2. Toteme Capri Cotton Poplin Shirt Net-a-Porter, $310.
  3. Silky Relaxed Shirt Everlane, $50. Runs big size down I did the double 00.
  4. Relaxed Poplin Shirt Everlane, $58.
  5. James Perse Boxy Shirt Shopbop, $165.
  6. Classic Button Up Jenni Kayne, $250.

Photo: May Tager & Leia Fez

Sophistiquée

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  1. Poplin Boyfriend Shirt Cuyana, $145 Pinstripe poplin shirt with a subtle gold button detail on the back. Also like the Cuyana Pleated Back Shirt.
  2. Paige Sarah High Waist Jeans Nordstrom, $219 look for less Cheeky Straight Everlane, $78.
  3. Chain Link Necklace Missoma, $215.
  4. Nano Belt Bag  Celine, $1,920. Look for less Mansur Mini Fringe.
  5. Saint Laurent Belt Net-a-Porter, $495.
  6. Modern Loafer Everlane, $168 & The Day Loafer Everlane, $155 similar to the trending Toteme loafer ( but for a lot less), & The Day Glove Loafer Everlane, $115.

Copenhagen Cool

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Scandinavian women are renowned across the globe for their minimalistic, comfortable and cool clothes. I was witness to their chic style when I was there in May. Copenhagen fashion week just kicked off. There are definitely some standout trends being spotted on the streets. I will highlight them below. Scandinavian brands taking center stage at Fashion week are GanniSaks PottsMarlene Birger, and Sophie Bille Brahe.

  1. White Cat Eye Sunglasses like these by Saint Laurent ( look for less here).
  2. Jumpsuits like this one from GoopAlex Mill, and Everlane.
  3. Western Boots like these, and these by Ganni. ( look for less here).
  4. Lots of clutches and especially ones from Bottega like thisthis, and this.
  5. Oversized Blazers like this one from GanniFrame, Madewell, and Anine Bing.
  6. Dresses with oversized sleeves like this and this by Rotate by Birger Christensen.

Photos:@vogue and @thestylestalker

Let’s Play

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I love the juxtaposition of sportswear mixed with a dressy bottom like these cropped kick flare pants by Derek Lam. It reminds me of the days ( in my 20’s) running around Soho in a shrunken tee, slip skirt, and nike’s.

  1. Comme des Garcons Play Hoodie SSENSE, $250 look for less Shrunken Hoodie Everlane, $40.
  2. Saint Laurent Toy Leather Bag Barney, $995.
  3. Karhu Fusion Sneaker Barney’s, $140.
  4. Tiny Tee Everlane, $18.
  5. Derek Lam 10 Crosby Crop Flare Pant Shopbop, $345 These have a cropped kick flare leg and 4% stretch.

Pom Pom

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  1. A.L.C. Kidman Stripe T-Shirt Dress Nordstrom, $195 additional sizing here.
  2. Bembien Sofia Bag J. Crew, $220 Bembien is a line of accessories that is made around the world. Started by Yi-Mei Truxes 10% of Bembien proceeds go back to the local community in partnership with non profit Nest. See all of Bembien at J. Crew here.
  3. Boho Pom Pom Tassel Amazon, $11.99 also like Tassel Pom Pom Etsy, $19.90 and Tassel Pom Pom Etsy, $14. Dress up your bag with these colorful tassels.
  4. Strappy Sandal Everlane, $78 or I like a Authentic Van Sneaker with this dress Nordstrom, $49.95. Everlane is offering free 2 day shipping today so you can get your sandals before Memorial Day.

Memorial Day sales are kicking off today. Matches Fashion is offering up to 50% off click here to shop the sale. These Isabel Marant Bryce Sneakers are 40% off along with this A.P.C Trench, Isabel Mini, A.P.C Crossbody, and  Balenciaga XXS Shopper. Also starting today is the Barney’s sale click here to shop. More sales to come tomorrow!

Wednesday Wants

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  1. G. Label Jordan Tee Goop, $135 look for less Box Cut Tee Everlane, $20
  2. G Label Mathewson Denim Jacket Goop, $395
  3. ATP Snake Print Leather Bag Farfetch, $246
  4. Straight Leg Crop Everlane, $68 I like the stone color way as well. I find this straight leg cut a bit easier to wear then the wide leg.
  5. Short Puff Sleeve Dress Goop, $395
  6. Irene Neuwirth Chrysoprase Stud Earrings Barney’s, $1,230
  7. Gabriella Leopard Print Espadrilles Matches Fashion, $154


Chic on the Street

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June gloom has hit Los Angeles a bit early this year. While others around the country are preparing for Summer us Angeleno’s are using this gloomy weather as an opportunity to take advantage of the trench trend.

  1. Club Monaco Janney Trench Shopbop, $429 also love Icon Trench J. Crew, $228 and The Drape Trench Everlane, $138.
  2. Veja Leather Sneakers Net-A-Porter, $150.
  3. LNA Ringer Tee Revolve, $52.80 and American Classic 50/50 Ringer Tee American Apparel, $22.
  4. Mother The Tomcat Nordstrom, $238 look for less Madewell, $138.
  5. Liberty of London x J Crew Turban Headband J. Crew, $29.50.
  6. Irene Neuwirth Turquoise Ring Matches, $1609 also love these Gumball Opal Earrings. I stopped into the new Capitol x Irene Neuwirth store at the Brentwood Country Mart and fell in love with Irene’s Gumball Collection. For those you not in LA you can see some of it at Matches Fashion.
  7. Staud Mini Shirley Bag Shopbop, $195.

Loafing Around

Fashion is always evolving but I always stay true to the classics. A good pair of blue jeans (love these), a button down, and a great loafer. See below for my Loafing Around picks.

  1. Gucci Jordaan Loafer Nordstrom, $730 click here for black.
  2. Church’s Pembrey Loafer with Studs Zappos, $600. Click here for solid black with no studs. Church’s is a traditional British company founded in 1873. It has a reputation as one of the world’s most refined footwear labels. Each pair of shoes is handcrafted using high-quality leather.
  3. Tod’s Penny Loafer Nordstrom, $525
  4. Spazzolato Leather Penny Loafer Barney’s, $295.
  5. Everlane Modern Loafer Everlane, $168 & Penny Loafer Everlane, $185.

 

Photo: Emily Baker @marieclaireitalia for Church’s.

 


C-Note

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All UNDER $100!

  1. Cotton Linen Crew Sweater Everlane, $60
  2. Madewell Boardwalk Lace Up Sandal Shopbop, $59.50 Also comes in brown and black.
  3. Clare V Petite Sandy Tote Shopbop, $99 Great Spring/Summer tote bag also comes in black.
  4. MOTHER Looker high waisted Ankle Fray Jean Nordstrom Rack, $89.97 Just in at the Rack.
  5. J Crew Contrast Slub Cotton Ringer Tee Nordstrom,$15.90
  6. MOTHER Charmer Fray White Short Nordstrom Rack, $59.97  & Everywhere You Go Short Shopbop, $78. Really cute paper bag short that arrived at Shopbop yesterday.
  7. Valet Hair Clip Net-A-Porter, $35
  8. Tretorn Nylite Sneaker Shopbop, $70
  9. Hat Attack Everyday Fedora Revolve, $94
  10. Laura Lombardi Luna Earrings Net-A-Porter, $70 & Shashi Shell and Turquoise Earring Shopbop, $52.
  11. TKEES Studio Scalloped Flip Flop Shopbop, $68

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