I’ve been wearing UGGs for over ten years now — ever since my parents bought me a pair for my first winter in New York. I now have a couple pairs – one short and one tall pair in the traditional chestnut color and I love how comfortable and cozy they are; especially when it’s freezing outside. So when UGG approached me about trying out their new Classic Slim style, I of course couldn’t say no! I was curious to see how they would look and feel compared to the traditional style, but they are arguably the most comfortable shoes I own and I love the new silhouette, which hugs your foot and calf creating a sleeker look.This holiday, UGG is currently focusing their new campaign on the idea of warmth, comfort and love with a concept called #hugitout. I love this idea because: one, the boots feel like they are hugging me when I wear them, and, two, I love hugs – giving and receiving – so I wanted to share a few of my favorite photos of me and Casey hugging in a few of our favorite ways.
Prada Sunglasses / Aldo Scarf / J.Crew Shirt / Frame Denim / UGG Boots (gift) / Kate Spade Bag
I wore this outfit yesterday to run up to 18th and Broadway to preview the new ED by Ellen (as in Ellen DeGeneres!) spring ’16 home and ready to wear collection. My favorite pieces were the gorgeous dark gray dinner plates, the indigo throw pillows and the marble cheese board, which aren’t available quite yet, but when they are I will be sure to share them with you! Afterward, I met up with a client for a quick chat about a new dress she is planning on wearing to an upcoming family event, before running home to meet up with Krystal to do some outfit shooting.
Originally I had on little ankle booties, but at the ED by Ellen preview, they were kind enough to gift me these gorgeous gray felt pumps, which I am obsessed with, so of course I wanted to wear them immediately. They are super comfortable too!
Can we also discuss this burgundy leather jacket? I spotted it at a Forever 21 preview last week and fell in love with it. It’s quite a bold shade but really pretty so I wanted to play off the richness of the color by pairing it with a scarf that had complimentary colors. It comes with a removable faux fur collar, which is the same color as the jacket. In this instance, I removed it, although I may wear the two together, but I actually think it will look really cool draped over a classic black overcoat for a dramatic touch.
Anyway, as you all know, this kind of outfit is my go-to look because it’s so easy to throw on and still feel put together. So with that said, I’m thinking about creating some collages recreating this type of outfit for you guys but in different color ways so you can also easily get the look! Would you guys be into that type of post? Let me know in the comments below!
I only own one other pair of over-the-knee boots, which are black, but have been in search of another pair that are not only comfortable but flattering. Then last weekend I swung into Schutz up on Madison Ave because I had a gift card, and saw these beauties. Needless to say I am pretty obsessed with them and can’t wait to style them with a pair of dark skinny jeans and an oversized sweater.
Hat: Mariners / Sunglasses: Karen Walker / Scarf: Zara / Jacket: True Religion / Shirt: Saint James / Bag: Proenza Schouler / Jeans: Zara / Shoes: Nine West
I love scarves. I have more than I care to admit but I can’t stop buying more every fall and winter. I find that my most favorite scarves are either from Zara and ASOS (see yesterday’s post) and I love how affordable they are.
Sometimes styling a really long or large scarf can feel intimidating because you start to wonder where all the fabric is supposed to go! But my favorite way to handle an oversized scarf is to make sure it doesn’t too look fussy or “done” and that it is comfortable around your neck. I tend to wear mine fairly loosely, circled once around with the ends hanging down in front.
It’s not quite chilly enough just yet to break out my new ones so I thought instead I would share some of my older, favorite outfits from this past year where the scarf was the main focal piece.
I wore this simple but classic look this past Sunday to attend the Tracy Reese show on behalf of Mary Kay. I was lucky enough to go backstage to see and learn all about the makeup looks used on the runway (read about here) as well as hang out with the lovely Mara, Sydne and Sheryl before and during the show. Below are some great photos that Sheryl’s husband took of us right before went into the Tracy Reese show. Thanks Reuben!
Now about the outfit…I used to really dislike black and brown together, but now I really like it! I think it comes down to the color of brown you choose, but I found this look really easy to wear yet still sophisticated. As you can see, I kept the majority of the look monochromatic by wearing almost all black, which I think is the way to go. When wearing a two-toned outfit you want to make sure you don’t get too matchy matchy, otherwise the look can come off looking too contrived.
I kept my makeup super simple and even though I considered rocking a bold orangey-red lip, I opted against it, and went for a fresh faced look instead.
I love how our outfits coordinated so well. We didn’t even plan it!
Hello everyone! It’s Thursday, which means two things. One, the weekend is right around the corner and two, it’s time for another YouTube video. YAY! I am really excited about today’s video because it was really fun for me to make, but also shares tips on how to step up your style simply by adding on a few accessories. I start out by wearing a basic white t-shirt and jeans and don’t add any other clothing to change each overall look.
Hello everyone and happy Tuesday! How was everyone’s Memorial Day Weekend? I actually got a touch of some sort of stomach bug on Saturday, which put me out of commission all day, so I wasn’t able to capture as much footage as I wanted throughout my weekend in Southampton. But luckily I started feeling better Sunday and Monday, so was able to film a few outfits at the tail end of the weekend. I hope you all had a great past few days and here’s to a productive week! xo
P.S. I want to thank my amazing boyfriend, Casey, for helping me film the last two outfits. I couldn’t have done this without your help, so THANK YOU! xo
LOOK #1: Sunglasses: Saint Laurent / Coverup: Trina Turk / Hat: Madewell / Shoes: Target (old)