Sale PSA: A bell sleeved fleece pullover from Gibson, now just $36 (I also like this lace up hoodie as well, under $52 – looks like something one of the Real Housewives would wear lounging, which to me is a plus), a pretty melange knit midi dress from Adrianna Papell, now under $90, and a pretty ruffle neck sweater from 3.1 Phillip Lim, now $180 (also, did I already link this scarf hem maxi dress from DVF? I thought I did, but can’t find it. Worth another mention, as it’s $240 and gorgeous).
So, I own quite a few pieces of outerwear. A really shameful amount, considering that I live in California. And as fall is coming up, I thought I’d share my real, honest thoughts and experiences on a few so-called “classic” pieces – at least this way they’ll be going to some use, since it’s currently still in the high 70’s where I am right now.
1. Burberry Trench. Ahhh, the good ol’ Burberry trench. You know, personally I’ve tried to make a classic Burberry trench work on me so many times, but have yet to be successful. There’s always something off! I always hope that I’ll look just like Jessica Hart (I’m not quite sure why, since the rest of me does not) and it never works out. That being said, due to my frequent try ons, I have a few pieces of feedback:
A) don’t be pushed into buying one too tight, unless you only want to wear it over little cocktail dresses – I know it looks so nice and sleek all buttoned up and slim, but you want some room for sweaters. And breathing. Continue Reading