Wear it Three Ways | Arcana ‘Marinus’ Buttondown

Everyone needs a versatile buttondown in their wardrobe. Arianna Reagan, designer of Arcana NYC, designed this buttondown to encourage the wearer to make it their own. Here are three ways that I styled the blouse throughout the day during our shoot in Chelsea. Not only is this buttondown extremely versatile but it is made from “Peace […]

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Designing Sustainably Somedays it can be difficult to come to terms with my role in the fashion industry. The focus of fashion has shifted from creativity, individuality and self expression to today’s fast-fashion trend driven model of producing items quickly and cheaply. When I began designing over 10 years ago, we viewed runway trends months later in Parisian publications who’s […]

Updated Army

Blushed Tones + Army Green Now that it is Spring, I am ready to introduce a little color into my wardrobe. I noticed some interesting yet understandable neutral color combinations on the runway during the SS16 presentations. Army green to golden olive hues were paired with blushed neutrals, peachy salmon and pastel pink. Everyone should have army green and [...]

Updated Oxford

Ever a fan of a good crisp white shirt as a base for layering, I'm all about updating to a blue hue for Spring. Here is a glimpse at one of my inspiration boards and you can see -- whether a solid blue solid oxford or an evenly spaced blue stripe you have plenty of choices of [...]

Buy Now // Wear Now

Winter Ready Boots Winter Storm Jonas sent me into a wardrobe crisis. Limited to 2 pairs of water resistant boots in my closet to wade through 12″ deep lake-sized puddles in Manhattan has been severely limiting my outfit options! Since we are so late in winter retail season, it has been difficult to locate cozy […]

Keeping it Cozy | Wool Capes

The weather is getting colder and it is time to invest in stylish ways to look chic and stay warm. The Cape made it onto the must-have list last year and is still my top pick for winter layering. Even when you are wearing a bulky sweater you can top it of with a cape without […]

Victorian Romanticism

Head-to-toe black was a common sight on the runway during fashion week. By fusing historically inspired pieces with more modern silhouettes, I combined combined everyday pieces in my closet for an opulent victorian gothic inspired look. Although this look is much more extravagant and ornate than my usual style, in honor of halloween I wore this look to the […]

#WSW | White Shirt Wednesday

Sports Luxe Have you noticed that it is now okay to wear your favorite sneakers on date night? Or how Adidas Stan Smith and Superstar sneakers have been the shoe-of-choice for many featured in street style photos? Comfort has never been so important, both in footwear and fashion. For SS16 designers including Rag and Bone, Alexander […]

Pop of Color | Accessory Edit

I have already admitted that I gravitate way too frequently towards black and other neutrals in my own clothing. So what is the quickest way to add a little interest to my existing wardrobe? Layer on a colorful accessory. . . or three. Hover over the image below to get details on my top picks! I am […]

Shoe of Choice | The Slip-on

Who doesn’t love the ath-leasure trend? It is now socially acceptable to wear sports clothes and sneakers at the gym or on the street. But if you still want the comfort of a sneaker with a little more polish, the slip-on is a great sneaker substitute. With so many versions in stores now you can choose […]

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