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I met up with my family this weekend in LA. We spent a lot of time in the car hence the wrinkles in my dress. I got to spend some QT with my two younger sisters, Caroline and Maggie. Aren’t they so chic?
I love Maggie’s shoes. She’s had them since high school and they still haven’t let her down. Lately I’ve been wearing nude fishnets a lot. I like the way they add texture and warmth without looking like nylons. These sunglasses have become my favorites . My sisters and mom found them for me at Off 5th over the summer. They know me so well.
While I’m reluctant to accept that fall is approaching, I do acknowledge that now is the time to start thinking about fall purchases. New styles are hitting stores now and I’m loving what’s going on this season. There will be many fall trend posts to come, but right now I’m mainly thinking about coats, bags, and shoes. These items are usually where I start as the season turns because just a couple of smart purchases instantly update your wardrobe and will go far with a good set of basics (your fave skinnies, pencil skirt, long sleeve tees, etc) and some inexpensive, trendy accessories.
Camel coats were all over the Fall ‘10 runways.The J.Crew, wool-cashmere icon trench is a no-fail choice. I love the way they style it with different shades of brown here but I think a camel coat also looks great with black. I’m imagining this with a smart black leather satchel and big sunglasses. Their shorter Ever pea coat is another a fab option.
Gray is huge this season. So is leather. Gray+leather=match made in heaven. This WIlliam Rast Ruffled leather jacket is so unique and fashion-forward. Leather jackets are a great investment in SF because they are the perfect weight for the climate— I wear mine year-round. Throw it on with a pair of jeans or over a party dress for a fun contradiction.
Tweed is another big fall trend, and not just for coats. Boden is an English company that has recently arrived in the US. Their British Tweed Blazer comes in three colors. Add flair to the classic collegiate look with bright colors.