Setting the Mood: Land of the Free, Home of the Babes

By |June 30th, 2014|Setting the Mood|

4th of july fashionOh how quickly time flies.  I remember last year’s Fourth of July as if it was yesterday.  Much like I always do, I had put off making any actual plans for the holiday, but was fortunate enough to not be left entirely alone as one of my best girlfriends somehow landed herself in the city as well.  To make the best of it, we got a picnic together, gathered our SPF, sunglasses, Whispering Angel, and towels and took them to the roof.  We embraced the day and the sun listening to our favorite Pandora station while partaking in some serious girl talk.  It wasn’t all stars and stripes for us though.  As I was dodging irate phone calls from the guy I was seeing, basically threatening my life if I didn’t find a way to make it to New Hampshire on the next train (do trains even go to New Hampshire?), what appeared to be the set up for a rap video shoot complete with DJ and turntables arrived on my roof.  Again, we attempted to make the best of our dire circumstances as my roof boasted the best view for fireworks that year.  However, when we started being filmed without consent in our teeny bikinis, we packed up and I tried to book the next flight to Manchester.  We never did see the fireworks.   stars stripes fashion

Lisa Marie Fernandez Alexia Textured Pucker Bandeau BikiniJennifer Meyer 18 Karat Gold Star EarringsTabitha Simmons Dolly Striped Silk EspadrillesKate Moss for Topshop Star Embellished Crepe Camisole

xx, WhyDid    

Why Did You Wear That: Breathe and Reboot

By |October 1st, 2013|Why Did You Wear That?|

The best part of fall?  No, not pumpkin spice lattes (can we cool it with that, by the way?).  Buying boots is by far my favorite part of fall and its fashion.  The staple of the fall closet is always footwear.  No matter what you’ve got on, if you don’t have the right shoes to seal the deal, you’re essentially screwed.  Another great thing about closed toe shoes is spending less time and money on pricey pedicures-not that it’s okay to forgo them entirely.  Speaking of which…

To make your lives easier– that’s what I’m here for, afterall– I’ve compiled the best boots in every category and how to style them for any occasion.  You don’t have to thank me now, but I certainly won’t stop you from sending Céline in gratitude.

fall boot trends

  1. The Wedge Bootie: See by Chloe Suede Wedge Calf Boots, $475, Tabitha Simmons Haley Suede Wedge Ankle Boots, $1,295, IRO Darlon Wedge Boot, $618
  2. The High Heel Bootie:Saint Laurent Leather Ankle Boots, $950, MICHAEL Michael Kors York Boots, $200, Madison Harding Jackie Bootie, $280
  3. The Riding Boot: Twelfth St. by Cynthia Vincent Garrett Western Riding Boots, $495, Church’s Martina Two Tone Riding Boots, $1,050, Boutique 9 Randen Tall Boot, $300
  4. The Combat Boot: Dr. Martens 1460 Boot, $115, Giuseppe Zanotti Blok Combat Boots, $1,450, Belle by Siegerson Morroson Victoria Combat Boots, $450
  5. The Moto Boot: Frye Veronica Boots, $268, RED Valentino Flower Embellished Booties, $650, Rebels Shoes Travis Moto Boot, $75
  6. The Over the Knee Boot: Sophia Webster Hallie Nubuck Over the Knee Boot, $895, 3.1 Phillip Lim Leather Over the Knee Boots, $975, Jeffrey Campbell Missionary Over the Knee Boot, $230,
  7. TheWinter Weather Boot: Isabel Marant Nowles Shearling Boots, $840, Sorel Conquest Carly Boot, $220, Rag & Bone x Hunter Short Boots, $265,




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