May 30th, 2017
It Items

Uniform Refresh

I’m upping my game when it comes to tops and sneakers—the Atlantique Ascoli blouses are to blame, they took my daily uniform up a notch, which was long overdue. And it’s time to replace my Stans, sadly they are a bit ubiquitous at this point.

Marni top and here, AG Jeans, Pumas and here.


What's New


Everett leather tote bag


Silvia silk-twill scarf


Caged satin minaudière


Wool-crepe strapless top


Vokayo high-rise straight-leg jeans


Garcon suede loafers


Laser-engraved logo belt


Belted leather biker jacket

Jil Sander

Gathered Knit Midi Dress


Cropped leather jacket


Triple Francois 18kt gold vermeil earrings


Jimmy Leather Puffer Jacket


Le 57 quilted leather shoulder bag


Belted wool blazer


Blade velvet slingback pumps


Logo-embellished leather loafers

  • I was wearing my Stan Smiths over the weekend and my granddaughter told me not to wear them again please – she said it looked like my feet were both in casts!!! Just ordered the Pumas and considering the Marni top…..strongly.

    KathyMay 30th, 2017  9:41 AM

  • Great outfit update. Love Kathy’s granddaughter’s analogy!

    KarenMay 30th, 2017  9:57 AM

  • I added a pair of dusty pink pumas to my sneaker rotation this season and love them. They might be the most comfortable sneaker I have and they’re pretty flattering on the foot. Surprisingly the faded pink acts as a neutral and works with more than I expected. The Stan Smiths never looked good on me mainly for the reason Kathy mentioned.

    KarimaMay 30th, 2017  10:21 AM

  • LOL @Kathy – the new Stan Smiths do seem wider and more boat-like than the originals

    Preston, you succumbed to the Atlantique Ascolis? Bet they look fab!

    disneyrollergirlMay 30th, 2017  10:27 AM

  • For context – my granddaughter is 3 1/2, and very opinionated about clothing. I did pull the trigger on the Marni top in two sizes – hate when stuff I’m considering starts selling out.

    KathyMay 30th, 2017  10:39 AM

  • I love the sneakers. Do they seem to run true to size? I just ordered a pair, then it occurred to me to ask!

    AprilMay 30th, 2017  10:55 AM

  • April- just ordered the sneakers (and a number of others) yesterday. Will let you know on sizing.

    PrestonMay 30th, 2017  1:09 PM

  • Always love your uniform posts!

    ClaireMay 30th, 2017  5:55 PM

  • Any tips on how to keep the white suede clean?

    GingerMay 30th, 2017  9:50 PM

  • I concur with Claire — your uniform posts are the best.
    Ginger, try Jason Markk sneaker kits (you can find them at Nordstrom) — they’re the best for white sneakers.

    C.MicholMay 31st, 2017  10:59 AM

  • I never even looked at Marni before this season and I have bought *five* of their tops in the past month. I love them! Have been wearing them all the time with cropped black pants. The tops run big, btw.

    EllaMay 31st, 2017  2:26 PM

  • I have just recently been converted to Golden Goose De Luxe Brand of sneakers. I had ignored them as being too trendy. However I recently tried on a pair and was immediately converted

    They are a great alternative to Stans and are so comfortable. I am already planning buying a second pair .

    MelanieJune 1st, 2017  10:53 AM

  • I still love my Stan Smith Bolds! I bought a pair of Golden Goose’s and even though they are flatter, they are incredibly comfortable. I would love to hear back on the Puma’s because I am looking for some black trainers.

    MMSJune 2nd, 2017  8:49 AM

  • Just purchased these and a pair of navy blue tretorns. Couldn’t resist the throwback to my teen years.

    MiraJune 3rd, 2017  1:25 PM


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