Thursday
Sep222011

Nanette Lepore - Boston Event Recap

Jennifer Pinto, me, Nanette Lepore, Elisha Daniels

My dear friend Elisha hosted an event at the Nanette Lepore store in Boston last night to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.  And true to both my shopaholic and philanthropic natures, I bought a few items to be shared with you, darling blog readers, at a later date.  When 10% of the evenings sales are being donated to the BCRF, a cause near and dear to my heart, who am I to exhibit shopping restraint??!! 

I had the privilege and immense pleasure to have met both Nanette Lepore herself and her PR director extraordinaire, Jennifer Pinto.  If you haven't checked out Nanette's line lately,  I highly recommend you give it a look ASAP.  And whilst I know this is a line well known here in the states, if you are in London, Nanette Lepore has a store in Notting Hill as well. 

The night brought out crowds of people where I was lucky enough to run into a few very familiar faces (Boston Fashionista, great to see you albeit briefly) and also a thrill to meet a lovely blog reader who I hadn't met before (hi Melissa!).

Wednesday
Sep212011

Fall into Brights

Equipment blouse, Zara trousers, Valentino shoes, Balenciaga bag, Hermes scarf

I'm pretty sure I wore this exact outfit in the spring when I could wear blacks and greys no more.  It was the right amount of warm for the fall day but also had the bold, colorblocked brights that I love any time of the year. 

Necklace from Elisha Daniels' shop, Marc Bernstein bracelet

Tuesday
Sep202011

Chill

Zara jacket and top, J Brand jeans, Valentino shoes, J Crew bag, Hermes scarf, Moschino belt

I'm still backlogged so this is an outfit from last weekend after getting back from NYC.  There was a wee chill in the air so I threw on this Zara jacket that I've had for years and love.  It's the perfect early fall jacket since it's quite lightweight but it has that total fall feel. 

 

Chanel pin, Marc Bernstein bracelet

This Chanel pin was a gift years ago from my girlfriends for my birthday and at the time I didn't realize just how much I would wear any pin.  I find myself reaching for this one quite often and I've since collected a few more that I'll throw on a lapel or with a few strands of pearls.  And I also couldn't help but don my new triple wrap Marc Bernstein bracelet that I bought on Soho's streets.

Monday
Sep192011

Red

Milly coat, Celine bag, Hermes scarf, Zara shoesOne of my favorite things about fall is the way outerwear can make an outfit.  I wore basic black with a bright red Milly jacket that I bought in the Upper East Side boutique.  The color of this coat is gorgeous and the gold buttons are the perfect accent.

Sara Campbell blouse, Ann Taylor pants, J Crew necklaces and belt, Hermes bangle

 

Friday
Sep162011

Zippers and other Equipment

Equipment blouse, Ann Taylor skirt, Prada shoes, Hermes scarf

I bought this orange Ann Taylor skirt with the side zipper at least a month ago and have been dying to wear it.  I love the color, love the A line and love the side zip detail.  I wore it with a tan Equipment blouse which is the perfect versatile top.  Is there anything you can't wear an Equipment blouse with?

J Crew Edie bag and J Crew necklace

I bought a ton of stuff from J Crew for fall and this Edie bag was one of those items.  They didn't have it online, but I must say that J Crew's online "personal shoppers" certainly have a talent for tracking down those items that might not seemingly be available online.  I usually carry a much larger handbag but I've been finding it quite liberating to pare down what I usually think of as necessities to whatever will fit in this smaller bag. 

Oh and don't let me forget to give these shoes an honorable mention.  They are Prada.  They are fabulous.  They are *gasp, dare I say it* comfortable.  And they found their way to me via Rue La La (meaning they were not full price!).  LOVE THEM!