September 8th, 2013
Looks

My Fall Uniform

Stella McCartney, Isabel Marant, Saint Laurent

Starting with my favorite Frame Denim black pants from last spring, I’ve added the black Stella McCartney top. I am completely in love with the boxy shape. Don’t be discouraged if your size is sold out, I have sizes 0-6 at home as I want the perfect one and will return the other three. The top runs large so I will keep either the 2 or 0 (I am usually a 4).  I’m thinking of pulling out my camel-colored (gold) Birkin which has not seen the light of day in ages. The Saint Laurent duffle is beautiful, but I have challenged myself to buy only 5 items this FW, forcing myself to wear things I already have.  And these may be the booties. TBC

Watch and necklace

SHOP

what's new

PIPPA SMALL

18-karat gold turquoise ring

EVE DENIM

Kalia denim jacket

VETEMENTS

Lighter-heel leather mules

KHAITE

Carolina single-breasted wool-twill cocoon coat

J. CREW

Demi-fine 14K gold-plated hoop

CHLOÉ

Oversized-lapel double-breasted wool-blend coat

CHLOÉ

Quincy shiny ballerina loafer mule

BURBERRY

Pleated checked wool midi skirt

CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC

Checked wool blazer

CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC

High-rise straight-leg jeans

MONCLER

Blanche leather ankle boots

SAINT LAURENT

Bellechasse medium leather-trimmed canvas bag

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  • Great options for a super sleek, chic look!

    The Chic C
    http://thechicc.blogspot.de/

    The Chic CSeptember 8th, 2013  9:49 AM

     
  • Feel right at home with this look! Found a box top this summer and am loving it – surprisingly, it is very complimentary to most shapes and sizes. I am also looking for a new bag, and am torn between the duffle and some of the beautiful new-styled totes. Any thoughts between the two? Thanks for always making this fun!

    SheriSeptember 8th, 2013  10:36 AM

     
  • Love! Gives me ideas…

    AnitaSeptember 8th, 2013  10:38 AM

     
  • Oh this is just perfection.

    TabithaSeptember 8th, 2013  11:12 AM

     
  • pretty leather on the watch. I still prefer my rolex.

    brittanySeptember 8th, 2013  12:09 PM

     
  • Agree with Tabitha – perfection, just wish the heels on the boots were a bit lower for comfort.

    KathySeptember 8th, 2013  12:49 PM

     
  • LOVE that Stella top! Sold out except for super-duper tiny size! Waaaa! Sometimes, I think all black can skew Johnny Cash on me (I have nothing against JC – just don’t want to channel his clothes) but the way you put this together is, as Tabatha says, “perfection”.

    RobbiSeptember 8th, 2013  12:56 PM

     
  • Thanks to this post, going to pull out an old boxy zoran top

    JenniferSeptember 8th, 2013  1:44 PM

     
  • Camel is a nice alternative to grey here and it really pops against the black. I definitely think you should get those boots– I love how they look from all angles, especially from the front.

    Sara G.September 8th, 2013  3:05 PM

     
  • Thanks for the outfit inspiration, Preston.

    Love the idea/reminder of wearing what we have, and being very selective,and deliberate about wardrobe purchases. I decided to work from an annual clothing budget this year, instead of a monthly allowance, which never seemed to work for me. Already it’s been so helpful. I don’t want spring to come around and run out of funds, missing my self imposed goal: Quality, not quantity, and on budget.

    KellySeptember 8th, 2013  6:38 PM

     
  • I always love a skinny jean (the darker the better), but as soon as I try on a boxy or floaty top it makes me look 8 months pregnant. Wish I could pull it off. I’m thinking if I substitute out the Stella top for an Equipment blouse I might have my uniform for fall. And dusting off my Togo 35 which goes into hiding during the summer. The booties are fab, as is the necklace. A nice post-school-run-actually-getting-dressed outfit for fall! Cheers, Laura from http://www.cocktailsandgelato.com/

    LauraSeptember 8th, 2013  9:23 PM

     
  • Love it! Too bad the height of the bootie doesn’t love me. I have somewhat similar from last season though and am also into “shopping my closet” this season. Thanks for the inspiration, lovely choices as always.

    MiaSeptember 8th, 2013  11:16 PM

     
  • I really want to try a pair of jeans from Frame Denim, I love the silhouette from them. The Saint Laurent bag is beautiful, I honestly think every one of their bags are to die for.

    Caitlin ConfidentialSeptember 9th, 2013  8:50 AM

     
  • I am going to buy a pair of Frame jeans when I’m in NYC at Christmas – I do hope we can catch-up!

    That's Not My AgeSeptember 9th, 2013  1:37 PM

     
  • How do you feel about a motorcycle jacket?

    victoriaSeptember 9th, 2013  2:18 PM

     
  • Perfect outfit. We love Frame denim!

    http://tallshortblog.com/

    Tory & KerrySeptember 9th, 2013  4:34 PM

     

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