November 15th, 2012

Fall tweak

Kick Kennedy

Image of Kick Kennedy © Town & Country December 2012 issue

Do you ever get fashion fatigue? Here we are mid November, Fall clothes have been in the stores since August, and I am not ready to invest whole-heartedly in Resort pieces yet. Solution? A tweak– an item that becomes a game-changer in your wardrobe and doesn’t break the bank. The denim shirt from J.Crew is my answer. Thrown over the divine Balmain pants above (not a tweak at $6,000.) or paired with a black leather skirt (or any great piece you already have), and voila, your outfit is updated.


what's new


Katie suede sock bootie


Belted wool coat


loulou leather over-the-knee boots


Suede Crooked-Heel ankle boot


Everyday tote small leather bag


Padded velvet jacket


Roll-neck argyle-sleeved sweater


Ridgewood corduroy trousers


Point-toe slingback kitten-heel pumps


Patchwork fur jacket


Alice square-frame acetate sunglasses


Clever leather belt bag

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  • Exactly how I’ve been feeling, although on the west coast we don’t really do resort wear ~ so a really long time before I’m ready to commit to a new season. I too needed a “tweak” and ordered the Rag and Bone hammered gold booties. I’ll see how if I like them, and they could be just the thing? I always have denim shirts from J.Crew, but yes, they’re a game changer.

    KathyNovember 15th, 2012  10:01 AM

  • I was thinking about my J. Crew denim shirt as I was driving around this morning and how I had let it lapse out of rotation since late summer. I must rummage around and see what I can pair it with. Alas no Balmain pants in my closet but maybe with my Prada “statement skirt” that is old as the hills and still hanging in.

    MariaNovember 15th, 2012  7:51 PM

  • I have that shirt and really like it, unfortunately, nobody else seems to like it on me :-(. Maybe because I live in the west and people don’t seem to get it as fashion, they just think “cowboy”….?

    SusanNovember 17th, 2012  10:41 AM


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