Top Notch

I was doing some on-line shopping for my girls when I stumbled upon this March 11 looking top at Topshop. I added it to the cart and was beyond happy when I got it in the mail. I love the colorful embroidery, fit, and quality of this top.

  1. Embroidered Smock Blouse Topshop, $22.50. It runs big I ordered the Petite Size 2 and it fits. Also in the cart were these Camo Pants.
  2. Monrow Chino Side Zip Trousers Olive Saks, $105 (on sale). Click here for Navy. They are almost exactly like the Nili Lotan Cropped Military Pants Shopbop, $325. Pants in the above picture.
  3. Carrie Forbes Raffia Woven Sandals Matches Fashion, $321. On my wish list.
  4. Fauvre Le Page Pochette Ebay. Also love this Bottega one.

Street Chic

I love this Street Chic look Jennifer Aniston was spotted wearing while out and about. I’ve recreated the look below.

  1. J Crew Regent Blazer J. Crew, $198 30% off with code GETAWAY.
  2. Nili Lotan Shon Pant Nili Lotan, $375 for a more slim leg I love the Frame Carpenter Jean Shopbop, $245.
  3. Garret Leight Hampton Sunglasses Need Supply, $340.
  4. Balenciaga BB Quilted Leather Bag Net-a-Porter, $1.090.
  5. Jenni Kayne Heeled Chelsea Boot Nordstrom, $540.
  6. ATM Slub Jersey Boyfriend Tee Nordstrom, $95.
  7. Rolex Oyster La Californienne Watch Goop, $8,400.

Romp Around

I love this utility romper Gwyneth Paltrow is wearing at her In Goop Health Event this past weekend. I pulled together the above romper as well as some look for less alternatives below.

  1. Augustina Flight Romper G. Label, $525 Romper in the above picture.
  2. Cotton Blend Boilersuit & Other Stories, $99
  3. Denim Coverall Romper Madewell, $138
  4. Nili Lotan Romper Nordstrom, $595 also comes in blue.
  5. Shoes are Clergerie Berlin Platform but not in stores yet. I found them on pre-order at Saks in Gold. Some similar options are Clergerie Barabara Loafer Saks, $595, Clergerie Anima Loafer Farfetch, $479, & Clergerie Roli Loafers Goop, $745.
  6. Alexander McQueen Sneaker Nordstrom, $490 also Gwyneth approved and would look great with the above romper.

SALE ALERT! The Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale starts May 22nd. Click here to shop the sale.

#JCREWALWAYS

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#JCREWALWAYS especially when  they are offering 40% off full price merchandise with code REFRESH. I had to take advantage of the sale and REFRESH with the above camo cargos (love the fit) along with this cotton sweater. Some other great styles to check out are this open stitch sweater, delicate top, printed top, white popoverruched top (similar Ganni top), and this embroidered beach tunic. Great time to get your shop on at J. Crew.

While on the topic of sales….Shopbop’s event of the season sale is still going strong. I like these golden Nili Lotan Chino’s, Amo Classic Tee (tee in above pic size down), Staud Mini Shirley, Black Rhode Resort dress, Clare V Sandy Tote, Ulla Johnson SandalsA.L.C. Kati Tee, and these Mother Cargo Shorts. To shop the whole sale click here.



 

 

 

Beige is all the Rage

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  1. IRO Dembey Leather Moto Jacket Nordstrom, $1,495 look for less ALLSAINTS Dalby Jacket Nordstrom, $450.
  2. Chloe Embroidered Leather Zip Card Case Wallet Nordstrom, $310
  3. GOEN.J Midi Skirt Shopbop, $495 also like GOEN.J Asymmetrical Mini Wrap Skirt Shopbop, $345
  4. Ganni Rib Knit Cardigan Net-A-Porter, $235 additional color click here.
  5. ANINE BING Bar Silk Skirt Shopbop, $299 look for less Print Satin Bias Skirt Topshop, $75.
  6. Ulla Johnson Linny Top Shopbop, $375
  7. Natalie Martin Danika Dress Forward, $258 short sleeve version Natalie Martin Kimono Wrap Goop, $185.
  8. Saint Laurent Nu Pied Strappy Sandal Farfetch, $585
  9. Madewell Northside Vintage Tee Ashen Silver Nordstrom, $14.50
  10. Garrett Leight The Hampton Sunglasses Neiman Marcus, $340 also like these.
  11. Acne Musubi Suede Maxi Knotted Suede Bag Net-A-Porter, $1300 also love the Mini Crossbody Bag Nordstrom, $420. Extra Large floppy tote bags were seen all over the streets of Paris Fashion Week.
  12. By Far Tanya Patent Leather Sandal Net-A-Porter, $370 Barely there sandal is another big trend.
  13. Nili Lotan Jeanna Stretch Cotton Twill Pant Net-A-Porter, $325
  14. Short Trench Coat Zara, $69.90 Not pictured above. Trench coats are a huge as well. I like this cropped version.

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Out of Africa

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A friend of mine is embarking on a trip of a lifetime a two week African Safari. I was pulling some clothes together for her and realized you don’t need to be going on an African Safari to take advantage of the army/utility trend. These pieces are great for everyday life and traveling over Spring Break and Summer.  Think Banana Republic in the 80’s…I still covet my army shorts I got from there.

  1. Xirena Alyx Top Army Green  Shopbop, $184 click here for white. Lightweight cotton gauze fabric perfect for warm climates. Xirena makes the best travel essentials made from light weight cotton and comfortable loose fitting styles.
  2. Alex Mill Solid Sweater Nordstrom, $110 Alex Drexler (son of Mickey) launched Alex Mill in 2012 they set out to design well crafted classic essentials. It’s now being carried at Nordstrom and Net-A-Porter.
  3. The Great Frayed Army Shorts Shopbop, $235 (additional sizing click here) & Veronica Beard Short Shopbop, $250
  4. Alex Mill Stretch Jumpsuit Nordstrom, $178 & Sundry Belted Jumpsuit Shopbop, $178 The Sundry jumpsuit is made of lightweight cotton gauze fabric.
  5. Ganni Halter Swimsuit Matches Fashion, $160
  6. Xirena Draper Pant Shopbop, $156 & Frame Paperbag Pant Shopbop, $275 look for less Paperbag Utility Pant Topshop, $75.
  7. Sydney Evan Snake Ear Cuff Saks, $575
  8. The Great Rick Rack Pant Nordstrom, $285 & Nili Lotan Cropped Military Pant Shopbop, $325 look for less Madewell Stovepipe Fatigue Pant Nordstrom, $78
  9. Panther Ring Bloomingdale’s, $1200 & Panther Bracelet Bloomingdale’s, $600
  10. Sydney Evan Elephant Necklace Saks, $795
  11. Vince Utility Shirt Shopbop, $265 additional sizing click here.
  12. Ganni Camera Bag Matches Fashion, $115
  13. Loewe Elephant Crossbody Bag Farfetch, $1,390
  14. Utility Jacket Everlane, $78 Runs big size down & Madewell Military Jacket Nordstrom, $98
  15. Ganni Hewson Wide Brim Hat Matches Fashion, $100
  16. Xirena Wren Cotton Dress Mother, $350 & Xirena Chelsea Gauze Dress Mother, $249 Not pictured above. Two great lightweight cotton white dresses for travel.

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Suit Up

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A black jumpsuit is a wardrobe staple. You can dress it up or down and change up the accessories to get multiple wears out of it. Last week I picked up an extremely flattering one from Club Monaco (it was time to refresh the one in the above pic). I paired it with a Tuxedo Blazer from Club Monaco (on sale). Below is the outfit along with some other options.

  1. Symone Jumpsuit Club Monaco, $289  Great fit and I love the back tie detailing.
  2. Tuxedo Nimah Blazer Club Monaco, $169 Cute cropped fit and on sale.
  3. A.L.C. Wilder Jumpsuit Shopbop, $595 Flowy flirty jumpsuit.
  4. Staud Twilo Cutout Jumpsuit Nordstrom, $220 The navy and white color combo would be great for an evening out on vacay.
  5. Aria Jumpsuit Nili Lotan, $725 Casual jumpsuit. Look for less Madewell Coverall, $148.
  6. Loeffler Randall Kassidy Kitten Heel Stretch Shopbop, $395 Great bootie to wear with a jumpsuit or other dresses and skirts.

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Army-ish!

Everything Leandra Cohen of Man Repeller throws on looks cool and chic. I especially love these Sea NY army pants she’s wearing with the barely there sandals (big summer trend).

  1. Sea O’Keefe Quilted Paperbag Pants Pants Shopbop, $368
  2. 3×1 Crop Army Chino Saks, $119 If the above pants are a bit too fashion forward these are a nice alternative (on sale). Along with these Popper Utility Trouser Topshop, $75.
  3. Nili Lotan Amber Top Shopbop, $350 Pair the pants with this flowy white Nili Lotan top. Look for less Velvet by Graham Spencer Voile Blouse Top Nordstrom, $130
  4. BY FAR Virgo Cutout Metallic Sandal Net-A-Porter, $370 The barely there sandal was a big trend this Summer that will continue…made famous by the The Row Bare Sandal.

 

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Can you Spot the Difference?

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Can you spot the difference? It’s hard to tell with so many designer look-alike pieces out there in the market place. I’ve pulled together some styles with almost identical look for less alternatives.

  1. Ulla Johnson Brie Dress Forward, $995 look for less Free People Yesica Maxi Dress Shopbop, $128
  2. LOVE SHACK FANCY Lorelei Dress Shopbop, $325 look for less Free People Sydney Mini Dress Shopbop, $148
  3. Nili Lotan Sedella Faux Fur Coat Shopbop, $1,395  look for less Short Faux Fur jacket  & Other Stories, $149 (also love brown color way)
  4. Christian Louboutin Eloise Flat Nordstrom, $575 look for less Sam Edelman Sally Flat Nordstrom, $99.95
  5. Apiece Apart Vera Eyelet Ruffle Shopbop, $295 look for less Free People Sweet Mornings Top Shopbop, $128
  6. A.P.C Half Moon Bag Shopbop, $470 Madewell Half Moon Bag Nordstrom, $98 The name is even the same!
  7. Montelliana Clare Hiker Boot Shopbop, $436 look for less J Crew Nordic Boot Nordstrom, $188
  8. T Alexander Wang Fleece Net-A-Porter, $475 look for less Free People Movement Jacket Shopbop, $98
  9. Max Mara Teddy Bear Coat Moda Operandi, $3,560 look for less Faux Fur Shearling Coat & Other Stories, $179

Hump Day Duds

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  1. Ulla Johnson Norma Silk Top Intermix, $375 Ulla run big size down.
  2. Ulla Johnson Essie Floral Silk Blend Mini Dress Nordstrom, $525 Beautiful and comfortable mini.
  3. Gucci Ophidia Mini See Through PVC Camera Bag Bergdorf’s, $890 PVC trend is here to stay more to come in Spring.
  4. Pascale Monvoisin Bowie Rose Gold Ring Net-A-Porter, $900 also like this & this by Pascale.
  5. Loeffler Randall Joni Western Boot Shopbop, $395 & Emerson Fry Slide, $228 (not pictured above). A look for less, alternative to the Jenni Kayne Slide.
  6. Sea Seraphin Ruffled Cotton Blouse Matches, $295 Brand new top from Sea NY.
  7. Nili Lotan Jenna Side Tape Crop Pant Nordstrom, $375 additional sizing at Forward Mid-rise great fitting army pant.