July 22nd, 2015
It Items

Back In Black

When leather pants were all the rage a few winters ago, I bucked the trend, but now they look good again. I like the way Net-a-Porter styled these by Frame Denim (which I already know fit me well), I just switched out the handbag. The pants have some stretch so maybe the knees won’t lose their shape.

Actually, the shoes are under serious consideration, too…

Ribbed turtleneck sweater, leather pants, Valentino shoes, Marni bag.


what's new


Reversible shearling coat


Frayed checked cotton-blend tweed skirt


Shearling sneakers


Tiered ruffled silk crepe de chine mini dress


Buckle kitten-heel leather pumps


Cornelia double-breasted cotton trench coat


Nutson broderie anglaise ramie blouse


Jane cross-strap stud-embellished sandals


Tuxedo box clutch


Nolia crepe midi dress


Stretch-suede 70mm bootie


Felix large leather and suede shoulder bag

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  • Love all of it. A great daily uniform.

    KathyJuly 22nd, 2015  11:02 AM

  • Live it all. Would wear with flats and save the Valentino heels for another day

    Paula BJuly 22nd, 2015  12:09 PM

  • Super-chic. All of it.

    That's Not My AgeJuly 22nd, 2015  1:37 PM

  • Oh yes. All black, all day, always. I would probably switch the shoes with a nice pair of black flats

    JasmineJuly 22nd, 2015  5:28 PM

  • Love it: total chic! Though as I get older, I’m finding black can be a little harsh on the complexion sometimes so might consider doing this look in navy blue.


    SarahJuly 23rd, 2015  6:46 AM

  • I would wear it all! I have to try Frame Denim- I keep forgetting about them.. But first I need to drop a few LBs if I am even going to consider leather pants!

    Ridgely's RadarJuly 23rd, 2015  7:02 AM

  • Ridgely, you looked amazing at lunch!!Leather pants are forgiving, in a weird way.

    PrestonJuly 23rd, 2015  7:19 AM

  • Love everything about this, just everything but the phrase that first popped into my head when I saw it was “Alice in the looking glass”.I have everything similar (J Brand pants, Theory turtleneck etc) but after years of exercise and now weightlifting, not to mention genetics, my silhouette is not exaaaactly similar to the lovely Net-A-Porter model. What happens is that in my head I see her, and then when I look in the mirror I see me…it’s not bad, just a little…adjustment for a split second when I laugh and say “right, it’s me!”

    SueMJuly 23rd, 2015  8:13 AM

  • This has been my fall/winter uniform for years with a variety of shoes but I ordered and just received these Valentino pumps which are beyond fantastic and comfortable too! Thank you for posting them.

    YNYJuly 31st, 2015  6:12 PM


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