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Going Green

Going Green

There's a new neutral in town, and it's not what you expected.  Green is the go-to for the fall/winter season.  It's showing up in every shade you can imagine, from deep, dark forest to pops of bright and vibrant mint.  We love all the variations, but have a soft spot for the rich, deep greens that make an easy alternative (or compliment) to black and charcoal.

From L to R: Grisal cashmere scarf, Serpui shearling bag, Rag & Bone capri suede jeans, RtA Rita silk shirt, Veronica Beard car coat, Jack Gomme tote bag, Rag & Bone Vivienne top, Frame Denim jeans, Veronica Beard military jacket with dickie.

It fun to think outside the box when it comes to neutrals, and you'll be a hit in your LGD (little green dress).

XO
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Dark and Stormy

Dark and Stormy

We may live in the land of athleisure, but that doens't mean sporty can't be chic.  With the stormy weather we've been experiencing, it's hard not to reach for what's the most cozy and comfortable against the wind and rain.  The puffer - once a staple of skiers and athletes - has been elevated to new levels of chic by nearly every one of our favorite designers.  Made with ethically harvested down, while featuring subtle, sophisticated colors and silhouettes, this piece is a now brainer when it comes to outerwear.

Herno 3/4 quilted jacket, J Brand leather jean with ankle zip, Rag & Bone "Natasha" cashmere sweater, Grisal scarf, Rene Escobar 18k gold and sterling silver bangles with diamonds, Jack Gomme "Anna" shoulder bag.

Pair your puffer with slim layers to avoid the marshmallow look.  A cashmere turtleneck and stretchy leather jeans accented with luxe accessories will keep you warm and stylish, no matter the weather report.

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Very Victorian

Very Victorian

Unlike their historical ancestors, the Victorian influences showing up for Fall are anything but prim and proper.  Delicate peak-a-boo lace and well placed cutouts add an element of edge while remaining feminine and sophisticated.  Cool color combinations - hello black and navy - and slim silhouettes are key for this timeless trend.

From L to R: Rag & Bone "Moto" crossbody, Shay Jewelry 18k white gold and diamond choker, Derek Lam 10 Crosby lace panel top, Frame Denim "Blairestone" crop flare and Peserico crop pea coat with fox fur trim.

Pair your silk tops with sophisticated denim and add luxe accents of fur, metallics and leather for city ready look.  And of course don't forget a red lip and your favorite suede booties.

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Collegiate Cool

Collegiate Cool

Back to school season is here - just look at your Instagram feed - which means its time to switch gears and get into the fall/winter routine. Whether you have kids in school or not, it's hard not to feel the changes that come with this time of year.

Rather than get too blue, we're taking some inspiration from that classic college staple, the varsity jacket. No longer limited to the prepsters, this piece has taken a cue from the cool girls and been updated in a shrunken silhouette in the inkiest black. Pair yours with distressed denim and a slinky white tee for day and throw it over your favorite mini dress worn with white sneakers for a relaxed, date-night look.

From L to R: Rag & Bone "Camden" jacket. RtA "Jewel" tee, Citizens of Humanity "Rocket" high-rise skinny jeans, Anzie medallion, McQ cotton scarf & Vince "Park Collection" small cross-body.

The varsity jacket is a timeless and totally versatile addition to your fall wardrobe, and a piece you'll grab again and again.

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Blue Jean Baby

Blue Jean Baby

Despite the sweltering temps, the start of fall is just weeks away.  We can't help but get super excited about switching out our summer wardrobe for our favorite fall pieces. 

From L to R: 360 Cashmere "Dylan" lace-up sweater, Citizens of Humanity "Emerson" embroidered boyfriend jean, Rag & Bone floppy brim fedora, Hartford scarf & Vince leather backpack.

Our picks are anything but basic.  A classic cashmere sweater is totally modern and sexy with lacing up the front. Pair the soft staple with our new favorite (and we hope yours too) embroidered boyfriend jean from Citizens of Humanity for a relaxed fall look.  If you're feeling bold, throw on your tried and true, oversized denim jacket for a monochrome moment.

We figure if you embrace the upcoming season - and do a little shopping - cooler weather will be a welcome change.

XO
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