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Summer Errands

Summer Errands

The kids may be on summer break, but your busy life never stops no matter the season. So stay prepared for hectic days of warm weather errands with the perfect on-the-go outfit.

From L to R: M MISSONI MULTICOLOR PLISSE CARDIGAN, RtA LILIAN CAMI, CITIZENS OF HUMANITY ROCKET CROP SKINNY JEANS, ANNABEL INGALL CECE MESSENGER BAG & RENE ESCOBAR WIDE GOLD DIAMOND SPRINKLE BANGLE.

From L to R: M MISSONI MULTICOLOR PLISSE CARDIGAN, RtA LILIAN CAMI, CITIZENS OF HUMANITY ROCKET CROP SKINNY JEANS, ANNABEL INGALL CECE MESSENGER BAG & RENE ESCOBAR WIDE GOLD DIAMOND SPRINKLE BANGLE.

Start your ensemble with a mixture of denim: white jeans and a blue denim tank top don’t clash because of their different coloring. Add a colorful, light-weight cardigan to help protect from the sun. Use minimal golden jewelry and a brown messenger bag to keep your look warm and vibrant. Lastly, don’t forget to pair your bag with brown sandals to keep your look consistent and comfortable!

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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).

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Heavy Metal

Heavy Metal

The arrival of fall called for a change in fashion.  Less pristine and proper, now it comes with an edge.  A simple LBD is still chic, but has a little extra hardware.  Chains are no longer limited to handbags and skater kids.  Shiny and sturdy, these accents are showing up in unexpected places - replacing straps on dresses and lacing up the front of tops as well as oversized, multi-layer necklaces.  This metal moment extends beyond chains of all sizes, with the appearance of bars, grommets and other chrome accents.

From L to R: Serpui shearling and leather camera bag, Shay 18k gold and diamond chokers in white and yellow gold, Alexander Wang dress with chain straps & RtA Estelle hoodie.

The look remains glam with that touch of downtown, cool-girl that we always lust after.  For added edge, throw on a luxe hoodie and your favorite booties.

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Mad for Plaid

Mad for Plaid

Plaid and fall go hand in hand. Unlike the frumpy flannels of the nineties, the plaid we're seeing this season is totally refined.  Timeless tartans are featured in silk chiffon and sophisticated silhouettes with an edge. 

From L to R: Loren Stewart necklace, Rene Escobar 18k gold and diamond bracelet, Annabel Ingall "Isabella" tote, L'Agence "Kendall" dress, Vince shearling trimmed jacket, Shay 18k gold and diamond choker, Vince cross-body, McQ plaid blouse, Joseph suede leggings & RtA "Rene" jacket. 

Pair your plaid with leather and denim and edgy accessories for a downtown vibe.  This look is anything but outdoorsy.

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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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