Fashion & Finance Friday!

FRIDAY IS HERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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NYFW is done – everybody exhale.

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Marc Jacobs
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reversecommuter’s personal faves include Jonathan Simkhai’s shards of glass dresses, Victoria Beckham’s stripes, Proenza Schouler’s fringe (MAJOROMG!!!!), Calvin Klein’s minimalist gorgeousness all round, and Marc Jacob’s pink house set and those amazing hobo bags.  Onward to London!

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Guccio Gucci (great-grandson of The Original Guccio Gucci, who founded Gucci) is under house arrest after being found guilty of fraudulent bankruptcy.  Guccio no longer works for the family firm (he left in 1989).   Rather he attempted to launch his own line of handbags, which didn’t work and he filed bankruptcy…and apparently syphoned the assets in an attempt to save a little money.  Not so buono Guccio.

Enjoy the last remnants of summer this weekend.  Champs o’clock!

xo reversecommuter

 

 

Fashion & Finance Friday!

Sorry.  Late posting.  I blame the weather.

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Jason Wu just presented a beyond-beautiful Spring 2015 Collection that was all about mules, navy blue *reversecommuter’s all-time-fave-color*, crisp whites, gorgeous tailored lines and rich suedes.

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Seemingly the perfect collection to launch on the day he announced he had sold a majority share to Interluxe.  CEO Gary Wasner has long been a Jason Wu fan, and the influx of cash will help him polish up his online business as well as build a flagship store.  Congratulations on a banner day!

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Choupette’s Shupette Shu Umera Holiday Line has released a sneak peak at the feline-ferociously gorgeous make-up!

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Click here to read more on this kitty-cat collaboration.

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It’s enough to make a fashion blogger PURRRRRRRRRRR!

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NYFW is officially underway, which means reverse commuter is getting no sleep this weekend!

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Better pop the champs, raise the flute and smile for everything that makes you look taller, thinner and more fashionable!

xo reversecommuter

Things Are Looking Up!

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That was the view from the W Hotel Boston‘s rooftop.

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reversecommuter had the pleasure of doing Tara Stiles‘ yoga class, on the ROOFTOP of the W Hotel Boston (cool right?!).

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You don’t even know cool until you take The Yoga Rebel’s yoga class, on the rooftop of the W Hotel in Boston, listening to funky tunes, bending your body into contortions and being a rooftop warrior while watching planes fly by, all the while drooling over Tara’s UBER fab striped pants & cow face pose tank which she designed for REEBOK.

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reversecommuter was barely able to contain herself and not start online shopping on her iphone while on her yoga mat I was SO in love with this outfit -the pants sadly are not available, but the tank is mine!  OMMMMMMMM!

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Click here to look at the current collection at REEBOK!

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#POSEWHENEVER is a new launch by W Hotels to get people to stretch, pose, workout wherever, whenever!

Thank you W Hotel Boston!

 

O.W.O. Adieu Pretty City

Chicago.  For the entire month of August.  Quite fantastic.

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Museums, art galleries, aquariums, live music…

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A gorgeous hotel to call home – here are my banditos watching the Air & Water Show fly by our window!!!!  Jets people, actual jets!

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a PHENOMENAL beach one block away,

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A LOT of time with very special friends, and the restaurants were RIDICULOUS!  Special thank you to foodandwinehedonist for your expert opinions!!

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and now back to being “suburbanly challenged”, #notsoeasyforacitygirl #oy.

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Un-Clog Me!

Being a mom in the ‘burbs is not synonymous for icky clog wearing creature.

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If stilettos are  not on the menu for a sporting event or school story-telling appearance, there are stylish offering available!

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Fall is a tricky transition season for footwear – buh bye open toe fabulousness, yet not quite time for shearling lined tootsy treats.  A few of my current loves include these Gucci horsebit ankle boots.  “GIDDYUP!!!!!”

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Alexander Wang’s Anouk Chelsea Boot is an absolute knockout in reversecommuter’s all time fave color, navy blue!

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Nothing works better with jeans and a sweater than Prada’s classic patent Chelsea Boot

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If it is a weekend game day and you are in the stands all day long, why not rock the Rick Owens’ Moody Low Sneakers (I am kind of obsessing over these right now!!!!!).

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ps back to the icky clogs – if you are looking for a fun read, reversecommuter highly recommends “All Fall Down” (those clogs make an appearance!)

O.W.O. Something on my Pants!

Vive la France – or at least the cool factor Isabel Marant sprinkles on all her clothes.

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Hippy Dippy Tie Dye is such a creative way to differentiate a pair of jeans.  Even if designer jeans are out of the budget’s reach, a bucket of bleach is always affordable!

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Celine had a sweater/sweatshirt in the Fall 2013 Collection that reverse commuter obsessed over for a really long long long long time.  Justifying $2000 for that piece was not going to happen in this lifetime.

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Oh Happy Days!  J Brand offers a similar piece for less than $300 – what is better than that?!?!?!  NADA BABY!!!

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When lying awake at night thinking about the AMAZEBALLS designer piece you have ripped out of a magazine, wondering how you are going to ever afford it, and how long it will take until you get baby spit or the remainders of a chocolate bar wiped on it while receiving a loving hug from your bandito, keep in mind that fashion is all about interpretation & creativity!

Culotte Me Some Slacks!

Culottes cut the fall transition a lot of slack (get it?).  Cropped, wide leg and even with a hint of pleating!  A wide cropped leg with a gorgeously flattering waist, what  a perfect wardrobe piece to wear while bidding adieu to a ridicunculously great summer!

This is going to be my main look for 2014 fall – maybe even investing in cream, navy and gray as I already own 3 pairs of black.

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Culottes from The Row

Not quite banishing the ankles and calves behind bolts of fabrics quite yet.

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Acne Culottes

Culottes even allow for a little extended life for sandals, mules and kitten heels.

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DKNY Culottes

So UGGS, mukluks, and snow boots hold off a little, bring on the culottes and let that tan fade away slowly…..

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Alexander Wang Culottes