Fisherman Sweater

While I was lying in the hammock and reading the New York Times Style section this morning, PERFECTION is the word that came to my mind. This joy was not because it was a beautiful day or the amazing yoga class I attended this morning but because of a Theory ad. As you know, I wrote a post about the fisherman’s/aran sweater trend. I feel everyone should add this sweater to their wardrobe because it is such a versatile piece. It can be dressed up or worn casually and would look amazing with …

Great leather pieces to add to your wardrobe this fall.

Maje Leather Jacket $860  Net-A-PorterThis is  a great option if you live someplace warm and/or a leather jacket is not your style. Theory Elleria washed-leather peplum top $485 Net-A-PorterThis would look great with a denim shirt. Philip Lim leather skirt. $895 Net-A-PorterI want these. J Brand Stretch-leather skinny pants. $895 Net-A-Porter1234Here’s another option for a motorcycle jacket $1200 from J.Crew.If you are not ready for a leather jacket, try this striped t-shirt only the sleeves are leather. $148 J Crew also available in gray.If a leather jean/pant is not for you, …

How to add lucite to your world

As you already know from my previous posts such as black and white and silver, I always appreciate when fashion and interiors follow the same trend. In my world, the two certainly influence each other. Lucite has been popular in interiors and we are now seeing fashion designers create accessories in the material. Lucite, which is an acrylic resin, was created in the 30’s. Apartment Therapy has an interesting post on the history of lucite. Lucite works in modern and traditional spaces. It adds a lightness and gleaming visual absence …

How to apply the pattern mixing trend to your wardrobe

In interiors we combine various patterns with ease and view the collaborated look as appealing. When we are getting dressed, however, patterns seems to become confusing and awkward. Perry Ellis was known for mixing patterns, especially stripes and polka dots. Ralph Lauren, too, is an expert at combining patterns. While working at Ralph Lauren and Perry Ellis I was constantly putting together various prints. Recently, I  have been inspired to mix things up a little. I started doing some research and found patterns to be mixed everywhere. This post will …

Elsa Schiaparelli

Coco Chanel’s main rival, Elsa Schiaparelli, has been receiving a lot of press lately. The Metropolitan Museum in New York City currently has an exhibit on Miuccia Prada and Elsa Schiaparelli called Impossible Conversation. Prada is a household name but few are familiar with Elsa Schiaparelli. Elsa was born in Rome and moved to Paris in her late 20’s. She started as a knitwear designer and in 1927 her collection was featured in Vogue magazine. In 1928 she started designing sportswear inspired by American woman. By 1933 she was creating evening dresses. …

How to wear navy and pink.

Photo by The Sartorialist. This is one of my favorite blogs. I have been following Scott Shuman for a couple of years. He is an amazing street photographer. Andy and Debb Poppy Delevigne. I love this look. Too bad I am not 10 years younger. Bottega Veneta knot clutch..the perfect accessory with a navy ensemble The white oxford is perfect with the printed pajama pant. Marc Jacobs Even in the garden I could not resist adding this car. Have a great week.