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I’ll admit I have a leopard problem right now. I’ve got leopard coming out of my ears in the form of pretty pointed flats, sexy coats and pencil skirts. However, the moment you touch this soft coat, you’ll find a similar obsession at hand. I cannot wait to dress it down with cropped denim and a thin sweater. Maybe even these boots? After all, I’m pretty sure leopard’s a neutral.

dress SHONA JOY :: leopard coat ALICE & OLIVIA :: SIMILAR  :: laced heel SIMILAR

Processed with VSCO with a6 presetThis top is making all my high school black bandana dreams come true. I like pairing it with the oh-so-stretchy black jeans. Because it’s all about blouses, prints, and movement, (aka fringe) this Fall. Love seeing all the looks and discovering so many amazing labels here at NYFW. Back in LA in 24 hrs. Happy weekend loves!

print blouse CHELSEA & WALKER SIMILAR :: jeans MOTHER :: boots ASH :: sunnies WESTWARD LEANING



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coloring2-2Few things in the fashion world excite me more than denim and trench coats. Here’s one of my favorite layer combinations: stripe turtleneck, trench, and denim cutoffs, minus the chunky knit of course. I will save the latter for my next trip to New York. Until then, I’m stocking up on striped turtlenecks for LA’s chill winter, which is mostly dry heat and overwhelming sun. I’m certainly not complaining. Happy Fashion Week guys! Stay tuned for a wrap up next week.

trench (I got a size 6 US)  TOPSHOP :: turtleneck (size small) CLUB MONACO  or SIMILAR :: cutoffs LEVIS :: cuff BALENCIAGA :: ring HOUSE OF HARLOW SIMILAR :: boots SOLE SOCIETY  (chestnut)and THESE :: bag SOLE SOCIETY (york) also like THIS ONE :: sunnies WESTWARD LEANING

3 trench coats under $150

LUCCA (long) :: TOPSHOP (medium) :: ASOS (short)

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skirt TOPSHOP / chucks CONVERSE /
blazer SIMILAR / tank COOPER & ELLA

jeans TOPSHOP / faux fur vest TOPSHOP

dress TOPSHOP / leather trench VINTAGE

NYFW 2015 had a bit of a rocky start. Due to a Tiffany and Co. event in Chicago, we ended up changing our flight last minute, which left us stranded in stormy Raleigh-Durham. A couple Cliff bars and ten iced coffees later, we pulled into the Boro Hotel. Oh, the Boro. Between the unconventional check in (at a long dining table!), European vibes (cool lighting, danish furniture, breakfast included), and large airy room, I was ready to hit the ground running. Even the rain, and there was lots and lots of rain, was no damper on the excitement. We didn’t stay long in our room, since I was off to brunch at the Soho House for Shopburu, fittings at Rebekah Minkoff, and the NYFW cruise. The Statue of Liberty was so beautiful that I almost didn’t notice the major rocking of the boat … almost. I’m pretty sure NY has only one speed, and that is fast-forward! Between the shows I was able to meet with key brands I work with on a regular basis, and it was amazing to see the faces behind the names and talk shop. Among them were Faryl Robin, Rebekah Minkoff, Shoshanna, and Eliza J. I was honored to have been dressed head to toe by Rebekah Minkoff’s team who pulled looks at their studio two days prior to the show where I got to try on everything. Such a dream! And I can’t stop thinking about the bohemian rhapsody at Rachel Zoe. Spring is going to be a great time to be pregnant with all of the flowing dresses and oversize blouses. Not an announcement. Just an fyi. 🙂


6 Ways to Survive NYFW
1. When you can’t walk without rubbing your blisters, get two blocks in a cab due to traffic, and don’t know where the train station is? Download the Uber app.
2. Email every PR firm you know to get into as many fashion shows as possible. The ones you don’t get into, ask or wait around. But alway look the part.
3. You’re always hungry, so pack small bags of nuts in your clutch. They’ll come in handy when you discover that all the parties only serve fried potato hash. Yuck.
4. Bring flats in a bag. Your toes will thank you. Think Yosi’s that fold in two.
5. Ask the girls at the showrooms where they eat. Get a local’s perspective. Our favorites? Lá Grainne Café, Chalkpoint, and any street Lebanese sandwiches!
6. Don’t feel bad saying no at times. Sometimes you just need to put your feet up and enjoy a treat at the Doughnut Plant.