wear anywhere: the original jean.

when it comes to jeans, certain styles have ruled the roost for the last few years and those have been the skinny/super skinny/legging and the boyfriend. in my denim closet, i gravitate more toward the skinny variety and i’ve got blues in all hues, plus those that are distressed, rinsed, or coated—it’s definitely my go-to silhouette. but back in march,…
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wear anywhere: the leather moto jacket.

when it comes to outerwear, there are really just a few pieces that will sustain you through an entire year, and the moto jacket is one of them. this timeless style originated around early 1900’s, with the first shearling versions made for aviators in the first world war. then in 1928 irving schott of schott brothers created “the perfecto,” the…
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wear anywhere: the statement necklace.

the fastest way to take a jeans and t-shirt from casual to cool is by adding a statement necklace. i’m a big fan of ones from iosselliani (like the stag beetle one), elizabeth cole, lulu frost, and j. crew. for me, not only are they the perfect topper for a tee, but you can create a contrasting look with a…
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wear anywhere: the white blazer.

as i mentioned last week, my white blazer is indispensable in my wardrobe, so much so that i have two of them (the other, by elizabeth and james, i found via gilt after seeing it on catie). it’s one of those items that works dressed up and dressed down, and looks fresher and less heavy that a black blazer (although…
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wear anywhere: the jean jacket.

jeans can go from bootcut to skinny to jegging to flare, but the one jean that’s always in style is the jean jacket. the first one, the 506, was produced around 1906 by levi’s and had a single pocket and buckle back. the more ubiquitous double pocket version, the 557, was introduced in 1962. today jean jackets aren’t just for…
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