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Honest Thoughts On Classic Outerwear

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

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A Good Time For Luxury Resale Buying (Update, 2017)

Sale PSA: Classic Tory Burch signature ballet flats, now 33% off, an organic linen crop sweater from Eileen Fisher, now under $90 (I tried this on and it’s a nice extra layer over dresses and tops), and kick flare…

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Favorites Under $100 – Summer 2017

Sale PSA: The classic Stella McCartney Falabella shoulder bag, in a tan/brown color, now under $500,  Joie cotton painter pants, now 40% off (a great option for anyone looking for white pants for summer), round “Cinema” sunglasses from Prada,…

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The Watch

Sale PSA: A pretty bell sleeved poplin dress from WAYF, now under $45, a simple leather bucket bag from FRYE (great quality and a forever style), now $250, a very pretty and chic striped blouse from DVF, now $125…

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The Rocket Dogs

Sale PSA: Gorgeous lace up leather sandals from Aquazurra, now under $300, a tie front midi dress from ASTR (very Reformation, but this one is way less), now under $45, and two Rebecca Minkoff guitar straps for easy handbag…

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Etoupe Evelyne

Sale PSA: Gray Paige skinny jeans, another Anniversary sale find (I love gray skinny jeans and buy almost every iteration to try – also my favorite Joie Parks are back in stock in limited sizes), classic Stuart Weitzman “Highland”…

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Some Sandal Reviews – Birkenstock and Blahnik

Sale PSA: There are some amazing designer reductions going on around the web. I’m still hunting, but a few treasures – this super classic black cashmere poncho by Tomas Maier, now 70% off (still full price at Barney’s!), a…