2014 Fashion Blog Recap a la ‘burbs!

Happy New Year!   SO excited to see what 2015 will bring!

Here is a look back at 2014.


See you next week!

xo reversecommuter

Fashion & Finance Friday!

Yup, it really is here.  IT’S FRIDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The KING of Happiness, Pharrell Williams, is teaming up with Adidas for a capsule collection.  Expect minions and Vivienne Westwood-esque Canadian Mountie hats – I kid.

This collaboration should deliver amazingly clever pieces, based on his level of fierce creativity and that LUX leather black & white adidas jacket Pharrell wore for the Oscars.

Pharrell performing at the Oscars

Pharrell performing at the Oscars

Marathon training has me sports clothing obsessed..NIKE just launched a capsule collection with Japanese artist Yuko Kanatani, and it is BEYOND gorgeous!

images-1 reversecommuter is now officially on a mission to locate one of these outfits for the marathon…please wish me luck as the collection is not available in North America!


Fashion watchers should tune into the Dubai World Cup on March 29th.  Not only is there a $5 MILLION purse for the race, but the outfits promise to WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Contests for best dresed include the Jaguar Style Stakes (winner gets a Jaguar 2014 F-type for a year), and the Longines’ Most Elegant Lady will receive a Longines Conquest watch with 30 diamonds!  Click here for the Dubai World Cup Dress Code Booklet to help plan your outfit.

Dress up, cheer up, pop the champs and celebrate everything that makes you happy!

xo reversecommuter


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!).


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!


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!


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


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


DVF & Public School @ CFDA Bash
Cutest Pic Ever!

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


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


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

The Winner Is…..

I know the suspense is killing you…..

just click the blue to learn who won the Sub Urban Riot KALE sweatshirt!


xo reversecommuter



O.W.O = One Weekend Outfit.


Went into Boston’s South End yesterday for a little promenade, lattes and a red velvet cupcake for the little dude (big siblings out at various play dates).


The THAW has officially begun, which in Boston means the snow begins to melt and the salt is still inches deep on the streets – do not wear the good boots out!


Now that winter is on the way out, reversecommuter is getting all reved up about Spring Collections and a big ol’ dose of retail therapy!!  Jonathan Simkhai’s quilted pony hair bomber from Fall ’13 reminded me of his incredible Spring Collection.  There really is no simple explanation of how reversecommuter’s mind works!  :)


Bought an awesome new cookbook on my walk – have to share as it is meatless Monday, and this cookbook is vegetarian deliciousness!  Click here to get it!


Speaking of vegetarian…Don’t forget to like reversecommuter’s FaceBook page to be entered into the KALE sweatshirt giveaway – click this blue phrase for all the details  – contest over tomorrow!

Exposed Skin

Usually the beginning of Lent means Spring has sprung.


Slightly sprung Spring at least by now….


reversecommuter is not known for patience – understatement!   Clearly drastic measures are necessary.


Coat off, bare legs, enough with the winter!


Tall boots, pleated skirt = more versatile looks while winter takes it’s sweet time finishing up.


Kirna Zabete (purrrrrrr) has a couple of super cute skirt options – buy now, wear throughout Spring & Summer too!  Click here to get into the swing of Spring!

ps Don’t Forget to like reversecommuter’s FaceBook page for a chance to win Sub Urban Riot’s KALE sweatshirt – click here to get the details!

Free Kale!

Bet you didn’t see that coming! ;)


The most awesome & generous dudes over at Sub Urban Riot in downtown L.A. (click here for more info) have given reversecommuter a Kale sweatshirt to giveaway to one of you!


Just go to reversecommuter’s FaceBook page and like it – it’s easier than force feeding someone their greens! If you are already a FB fan, you are automatically entered.  Click here to be transported to FB faster than Vitamin K can make you stronger!  Contest winner will be announced Tuesday March 11th.

Super Good Luck!!!!

xo reversecommuter