Brogue Nation

A Rogue Nation is defined as a renegade state.


Try to find a more renegade state than suburban moms!  United in a lack of sleep, an overflow of mommy guilt, an excess of baby bragging capabilities (irregardless of the child’s age), and a daily challenge to find the perfect uniform that works while running, chasing, laundry, cooking, cleaning, dodging body fluids and still managing to look hot.  woah. 

Suburban moms, it is time to celebrate and WHOOP it up!  Brogues are THE shoe for Fall 2015. 

Flat.  Leather. Comfortable. Stylish. Cute. Work with jeans, shorts, leather pants, skirts, whatever.  Dress them up or down.  Just wear them.

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As an added bonus brogues allow you to wear those super duper silly adorable itty bitty no-see-um socks.  Seriously, the inventor of those babies needs to win some sort of serious award.

O.W.O – Chopped Wood, Turkey and Houndstooth

O.W.O (One Weekend Outfit) is a casual three piecer that incorporates ripped jeans, houndstooth and a biker jacket.

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Lanvin flats are my favorite – versatile, comfy and perfect for this fall weather where it is too cold for open-toed-anything and too warm to fully commit to boots.

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Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!!!!

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xo reversecommuter

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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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!!!!

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Ah the glamorous combination of being a mommy and a fashion blogger…

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It is kind of like these pants…

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Two in one.

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Sort of nonsensical yet somehow it all absolutely works!

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Happy Monday!

xo reversecommuter

Suburban Kale

Sub Urban Riot is a so-Cal label that is getting a ton of press right now for their celeb favorite KALE sweatshirt.

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Their Cali-Casual attitude is reflected in their line and their Downtown L.A. shop.  They instruct their customers to “Ditch the car, lose the big box retail, forget the suburbs…ride a bike.”  It is like music to reversecommuter’s ears!

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Personally reversecommuter is digging the men’s collection, especially the RIOT zip up hoodie, the KALE sweatshirt and the KWay Fleece Jacket (hello old school!).  Click to “add to basket!”

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Sub Urban RIOT hoodie

Sweatshirts are the new hottest oldest thing to wear right now.  They have been aroundsince grade school but are enjoying a redefined moment as a fancy dress up item.  Who saw that coming?  Click here for that answer (hint…reversecommuter).

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What is better than a versatile, patterned or phrased piece that adds an element of unexpected fun?  A piece that can be dressed up (add a blazer) or down (cut off jeans & flip flops after a day at the beach).  A piece under $50.  SAY WHAT??!?!!?!?

 

 

k6reversecommuter has a little surprise waiting for you – check in later today for a new posting related to Kale….

Show Some Skin!

Or atleast wear some.

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Leather & suede are a perfect option, especially at this time of year…and honestly, aren’t you just a teensy weensy bit tired of sweaters & layers?

A biker jacket isn’t just black anymore. Think pink (YAY!), print, metallics, bright colors, and yes, still some black leather. Click here to check out a virtual rainbow of biker jackets on net-a-porter.com

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Natural skins keep you nice and warm…and stylish too!

Now if only I could find my keys!

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Chloe boots, MOTHER jeans, Barbara Bui jacket, Alexander McQueen scarf, Hermes belt, Celine bag.

Fuzzy Wuzzy

Snow storms are tricky – especially
When driving right into one!

That is exactly what reversecommuter is doing in order to get up to Canada to see friends & family!

This fur covered snow clearing utensil
Is probably one of the best gifts ever!! Thanks SS!

Barbara Bui jacket, James Perse sweater, Mother jeans, Rocco P. boots, Hermes belt.

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Smooth as Velvet

Not exactly sure of the last time I wore velvet, but I was definitely still describing my age in “and a half” terms.

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Quite happy that it is back in my wardrobe – pants, smoking slippers (click the blue to visit an earlier post).  Perfect festive material for the holidays!

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I call this the money shot (tee hee!!)

Prada velvet pants & wool sweater, Barbara Bui jacket, Balenciaga boots.

Biker Chic

Jacket choices are key this time of year – finding fashion and staying warm!

Such a great investment. Classic, fun and seriously unexpected!

The key to happiness is to aim for Biker Chic, as opposed to Biker Chick.

Biker jacket Barbara Bui, Mother jeans, Ralph Lauren sweater, Balenciaga boots, YSL bag.