Shearling in July?

See what happens when reversecommuter is stuck in the beach house for one itty bitty rainy afternoon?

Longing for shearling jackets overwhelms me and a hunting I did go!

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Acne’s oversized shearling is just about the dreamiest recreation of the aviation classic for Fall 2014.

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But it is a RIDICULOUSLY close tie with Chloe’s reverse able blanket shearling – um,  shaddup!  How luxurious would a polar vortex be with one of those sweet babies wrapped all over you?!?!?!   And I will happily sign up for a pair of those yummaroooo clompy booties too!

Not to worry, sunset this evening offered up a cotton candy kaleidoscope of pinks and blues, bikinis and beach days in reversecommuter’s very near future!

 

 

Be Jewelled

Lanvin does it, merci beaucoup Alber Elbez!

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Miu Miu has been doing it for three seasons and counting…

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and Miuccia continues to bring the bejeweled because it works, Fall 2014 with Swarovski crystals on the sneaks!

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reversecommuter completely digs it…and all sparkly bits for that matter!

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NormCore

reversecommuter has a new fave word.  NORMCORE.

Victoria Beckham Fall 2014

Victoria Beckham Fall 2014

 

Norm Core = The kind of luxury so stealth that the person wearing the item may be the only one (other than the designer) who knows how luxurious it is.

Givenchy Fall 2014

Givenchy Fall 2014

In other words, buh-bye label whores, hello intense style and quality.

Jonathan Simkhai Fall 2014

Jonathan Simkhai
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Kirna Zabete, Hirshleifers and net-a-porter are perfect examples of retailers who completely embrace NormCore…and coincidentally are reversecommuter’s all time obsessive fave boutiques!

The Row Fall 2014

The Row Fall 2014

 

Light Weight

Yes winter is finally finished…

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but it is still cold despite the mass of tulips exploding all over the place!

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Time to pull out the light Spring sweaters that offer an interesting mix…

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such as cashmere and silk from Brunello Cucinelli…

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or cotton and merino like in this T by Alexander Wang

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T by Alexander Wang

or linen and cotton mix from J Crew.

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J Crew

Not quite as heavy as a winter thick-ribbed kazillion ply cashmere sweater, but just as effective at keeping the chills at bay!

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MAJOR PROPS to my uber-talented 4 year old photographer today!!!!

White Stuff

Here we snow again… while I run around groc shopping and filing my home with exotic fresh flowers (my answer to yet another snow storm)…

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Why not ooooh and aaaaaah about some gorgeous white stuff – like this shirt dress with an exposed back from Rosie Assoulin, a designer reversecommuter is mildly obsessed with.  What Rosie does with material is deconstructed magic!  Click here to buy it now on ModaOperandi.com (speaking of reversecommuter obsessions….) 

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Alexander McQueen has another drool worthy dress on net-a-porter.com that definitely has a spot inside my fantasy shopping cart!

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One selection for the shopping cart of reality is the Abby dress from Club Monaco

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Obviously Jonathan Simkhai’s eyelet dress – which interestingly is in both shopping carts with an amazing design and equally friendly price!

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O.W.O.

Kinda digging the O.W.O. posting every Monday (click here for the definition!)

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Busy first weekend of Spring.

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Funny how fast those two days fly by!

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Saturday morning was my last long training run before the Boston Marathon (just one little tiny month away!!!!).  It is an amazing experience training on the Marathon route with hundreds of other runners, you see some incredibly inspiring individuals, are greeted with a ton of happy smiles (despite the miles), and on occasion even get a high five!    Boston Strong INDEED!

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Still chilly in Boston so reversecommuter’s shearling is still getting used.  Rumor has it there is yet ANOTHER snowstorm coming on Wednesday – so not in Vogue!

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1 Great White Shirt, 2 Loose Lemons

‘If you were to ask me what I wish I had invented in fashion, it would be the white shirt. To me, a shirt is the basis for everything. Everything else comes afterwards.’
Karl Lagerfeld

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Nothing says Spring has Sprung like wearing a white shirt.

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It is one of the most basic yet versatile fashion staples in any closet.

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The white shirt is like cupcakes – they are NEVER going to go out of style!

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My juggling skills are not building block material, but it does entertain everyone while waiting for dinner to be ready!  :)

BUH-BYE BOOTS

reversecommuter is a huge fan of boots, and my ever growing collection of boots proves it!

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Car Shoe Boots
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Celine boots
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However, there comes a time in every New Englander’s winter when boots are replaced with shoe fantasies dancing in our dreams!

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Gucci loafers
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Icky slushy messy months such as March and April beg for rubber soled shoes or permanent Hunter boots!  And as previously mentioned, reversecommuter is over every single day boot wearing!

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rubber soled Gucci loafers
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Gucci loafers, classic.  Rubber soles – Italian Genius!

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Decisions Decisions…

reversecommuter is interrupting the scheduled O.W.O. (click here for info on that)…

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I have a VERY important decision to make…

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What to wear in a mere 34 days…

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adidas by Stella McCartney
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When I run the Boston Marathon!

This is the official BAA Adidas jacket, but I am superstitious and will not wear this until after I cross the finish line!D80170_01

It is still REALLY cold here which means I better dress in layers / which of course reads I need to buy a lot!    :)

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reversecommuter is a crazy loving fan of Adidas by Stella McCartney, but it is a line that requires try before you buy.

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Juicy Sport has some super cute leopard and pink pieces which might be a fab fun option for race day!  Click here for the collection.

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One thing is fairly certain…I have yet to make a decision!!!!!

 

 

 

 

Fashion & Finance Friday!

Hot Diggity it is finally here!!!!  Happy Friday!!

Fashion reporters make news too.  Sartorialist favorite Bruce Pask for instance, (nope, he isn’t just some impeccably dressed dude who happens to always get snapped!).

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Pask, formerly the men’s fashion director for the New York Times, has joined Bergdorf Goodman as the most magical retailer in the universe’s men’s fashion director.  CONGRATS!

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And not to leave out the ladies, The New York Times has scooped Vanessa Friedman, ultra classy fashion editor of the Financial Times, as fashion director and chief fashion critic.  Vanessa will be replacing UBER fashion journalism institution Suzy Menkes, who announced she was leaving the NYTimes last month.

images-1As if the crazy schedule of the international Fashion Weeks wasn’t enough of a whirlwind, now it continues in the print!

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CFDA announced it’s nominees for this year’s Designer of the Year awards in NYC March 11th, at a DVF hosted bash.

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Women’s Designer of the Year is up for grabs between Marc Jacobs, Joseph Altuzarra, Alexander Wang.

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Cutest Pic Ever!

Men’s Designer of the Year is a battle between Public School (YAY!), Rag & Bone and Thom Browne.

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Accessory Designer of the Year is a PHENOMENAL KNOCK DOWN DRAG OUT between The Row, Proenza Schouler and Alexander Wang.

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This year’s host is the eccentrically moustached John Waters, and the magnificent man of all this sexy, Tom Ford, will be honored for Lifetime Achievement.  CFDA what a powerfully packed event June 2nd promises to be!!!!

Pop the champs, throw a strawberry in the flute and enjoy your fancy self!

xo reversecommuter