steal her style #5

in need of a little monday outfit inspiration? look no further than taylor tomasi hill and this perfect fall look. she nails looking office acceptable (ie collared shirt and pencil skirt) while incorporating a plethora of funky pieces (embellishments, leather, OTK boots, stacked bangles), as only a former vogue accessories could do. this mix master perfectly bridges the gap between an uptown meeting and downtown drinks. plus, it can be adapted for almost any weather, given the lots and lots of layers. steal her style with these nine key pieces, below…


1– ruffled cotton blouse

2– cobalt clutch

3– quilted bomber

4– opaque tights

5– leather skirt

6– OTK boots

7– chain link bracelet

8– appliquéd sweater

9– tortoise shades

what carine says is cool

i frequently wish i was a better purger. over the years i’ve tried to get better at letting go of pieces sooner and making space for new. however occasionally the hoarding comes in handy– you never know what will come back in style– and it’s especially helpful when you see some cool girl walking down the street wearing something you already own.

such is the case with a pair of pointy toed ankle booties from J. Crew that have been hidden in the back of my closet. i rarely wear them because the narrow heels make any subway ride extra hellish, but they were a gift from my parents and to be honest I just never got around to finding them a new home.

thank god for my laziness, however, because seeing this recent snap of bella maqnifique Carine Roitfeld made me need my boots asap. she’s truly the most sexy, fashion-forward sixty two year old I’ve ever seen (i hope i look half as good at her age). here she’s wearing an almost identical pair, styled in her classic french way– all black, a little edgy, and lots of leg.

screen-shot-2017-01-07-at-5-05-59-pmcarine is proof that a good stiletto never goes out of style. so get yourself a lookalike pair stat– options by nine west (shown below), via spiga, jimmy choo, johnston & murphy, and stuart weitzman

1) black ankle boots

2) volumizing hair spray

3) grommet embellished mini skirt

4) spanx opaque tights

5) barbara bui ribbed turtleneck

6) beige polish

steal her style #4

i found this look while perusing the latest fashion week street snaps and loved how this girl nailed a transitional look. the color palette and oxford shoes scream “ready for fall” while a mini skirt shows off still tan from summer legs and the fringey bag has the vibe of coachella days gone by. get her look with my picks below…




#1 the top. it was surprisingly difficult to find a delicate yet simple long sleeved top option. as a major sweater girl myself, im drawn to this cropped isabel marant knit, but the outfit would also look amazing with a see by chloe bell sleeved top, in either navy or cream (love the buttoned back!).


#2 the shoes. im willing to bet this lucky b is wearing a stella mccartney pair, but you can snag a near identical twin for much less thanks to our friends at h&m


#3 the skirt. i’m having a girl crush moment on tanya taylor right now (the outnet has a great selection currently) which explains why i die for this diagonal fringe mini, but banana has a cleaner pin stripe version on clearance here


#4 the bag. since my skirt has fringe on it, i went with a streamlined jcrew mini messenger in a contrasting color (only $100!) but her exact bag is by chloe. im also obsessed with this quilted maje style if you want black– i saw it in person at saks and the leather feels like buttah.


#5 the sunglasses. keep it classic in gold rimmed oliver peoples aviators, which add a slightly 70s vibe with gradient lenses.


thats all i’ve got today– hope this inspires you to dig through your closet and wear something you otherwise wouldn’t. have a great wednesday! im currently sick in bed so apologies for the delayed upload this morning.

white hot

following up on last week’s jet set files, i saw Ivanka Trump‘s white lace sightseeing outfit on instagram this weekend and had to find the source. all politics aside, the girl not only looks super cute on vacation, but as a working mom of 3, she qualifies for total #girlboss status in my mind (+ wendi’s outfit isn’t bad either). the easy, breezy top and short set is by English Factory and you can get them on shopbop here.  my other favorite summer picks from the brand include this ruffled denim romper, a chic mock neck dress and this sheer zigzag tank (on sale!)

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