April 14th, 2015
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Window Shopping

Ralph Lauren

Depending on how you look at it, my office is either in a fantastic neighborhood or, a potentially ruinous one. Within a one block radius are a number of the best designer shops. While walking to work yesterday I snapped these pics of some of my favorite spring pieces on display.

I think I may need to try the Ralph Lauren tunic and pants, the Valentino prints this season are beyond gorgeous and, although I’m not a gingham fan, this beige check at Bottega Veneta could convert me.

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BOTTEGA VENETA

Wool-crepe skirt

BALENCIAGA

Studded textured-leather sandals

BOTTEGA VENETA

Rushed wool-crepe midi dress

THE ROW

Coco suede and moire pumps

JOSEPH

Cotton-Polio wrap midi skirt

TOD'S

Leather slip-on sandals

MARK CROSS

Zipped tote

THE ROW

Patent Lace-Up Mule

BURBERRY

Stretch-knit boots

ANABELA CHAN

Bloomingdale Earrings

ISABEL MARANT

Alicia top

ULLA JOHNSON

Cropped striped high-rise wide-leg jeans

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  • I love a good window shop! The temptation and anguish is when you return for the try on.

    ClaireApril 14th, 2015  4:29 AM

     
  • I love a good gingham. Can’t wait to be there window shopping too.

    KathyApril 14th, 2015  8:20 AM

     
  • Love the Ralph Lauren! Forever Chic!

    Marjie

    MarjieApril 14th, 2015  8:34 AM

     
  • I love the Ralph Lauren. I have gone in and out of loving him over the years but this looks amazing.

    Preston, just wondering how you shoot the Bottega without glare or any window from the outside looking in?

    MarcyApril 14th, 2015  9:08 AM

     
  • I shoot everything with my phone and just got lucky with the Bottega window…

    PrestonApril 14th, 2015  9:09 AM

     
  • Window shopping might be my favorite activity of all (even more than actual shopping !). I find it so inspiring, and next to my place, there is Le Bon Marché, which, like you, can be potentially ruinous as well 🙂

    Love the Ralph Lauren look !

    http://www.pardonmyobsession.com/

    CarolineApril 14th, 2015  9:24 AM

     
  • While vacationing in London in March, I passed by the Alberta Ferretti shop window and stopped dead in my tracks. There was a suede jacket with flowers and fringe, a white sheer dress, the shoes…all amazing. I had to snap a picture with my iPhone, everything in the window was so beautiful.

    LisaApril 14th, 2015  10:03 AM

     
  • Ralph Lauren is hands down my favorite!

    EllenApril 14th, 2015  7:09 PM

     
  • As children, our parents threw us in the station wagon and drove downtown on Thursday evenings to window shop. It was one of the most important educations I could have received. Better than any art class in school or college. Years ago, I had the pleasure of meeting the man who did Ralph Lauren’s windows in NY. He did it all – sewed curtains, created props from paper, painted murals, drawing, hammers, nails, thumb tacks, fabric . . . etc.! He was charming and humble. Clicking and browsing online stores just isn’t the same, and it employs far fewer talented people. I vote yes on the gingham shirt dress look – very Italian.

    PaulaApril 14th, 2015  11:48 PM

     

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