Sunshine & Scales

Animal prints, a basic addition to any wardrobe.  Why not bring out the animal instinct with the Sunshine?

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Snake print in a blue hue from Equipment.

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Paired up with a pair of Gap shorts (not every piece needs to break the bank!) and a pair of patent Lanvin ballet flats.

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Now go cheer on that baseball /  soccer / lacrosse game Super Mom…but don’t forget the SPF – only the clothes are snake like, not your skin!

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Boyfriend’s Back

The boyfriend cut is BIG this spring!

Distressed, sloppy, sexy jeans – nothing better.  J Brand’s distressed Sonny is reversecommuter’s current LIVE IN choice.

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Dress it up with heels and a silk top or down with a t-shirt and a leather biker jacket and ankle boots.  Once it really warms up this style of jean BEGS for a tank tops and flip flops – perfect patio wear.  Acne’s POP Light Vintage screams summer nights – why not start warming up now?

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Want to cheat on your boyfriend (jeans)?  MOTHER Denim’s The Overall Dropout (best name ever!!!!) allows you this extra curricular item.

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Scarves & Car Singing

The little things in life really do make me ridiculously happy.

Case in point, my scarf that throws in some much needed sunshine at a time when the weather is dipping into scary-frostbite-freezing-zone (and yes, that is an actual made-up meteorological term!).

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Don’t let the cold win. Grab a bright accessory that makes you sing in the car with wild abandon.  Click the pictures to get a bright scarf worth singing about!

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Click here to visit the hermes scarf store – cannot post their pictures but trust me it is SO worth a visit!
It’s totally okay, the windows are up – it’s freezing out!

O.W.O. Turtle What?

O.W.O. (One Weekend Outfit) is all about a conundrum of mine…

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Why is it called a turtleneck?

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Granted it delivers warmth but why the testudine reference?  What does the rolled neck sweater style have to do with a hard shelled slow moving turtle?

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And do not even get me started on all the lumps & bumps that come seemingly attached to  sweaters!!

 

O.W.O. (One Weekend Outfit) “Scarfing It!”

Best creative addition to the wardrobe in early fall?  Un cravat. ( translation: a little neck scarf).

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Adds a fun pop of color and fun flair to even the most basic of outfits – hello white t-shirt and ripped jeans, meet fancy scarf!

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A little chill in the air but the sun is still blazing – so of course reversecommuter is going to squeeze a little more time out of the shorts season.  Top a pair of shorts and a t-shirt with a blazer and a scarf et voila!  Zippier than a Vespa!

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Alexander Wang’s paisly ascot is a current fashion have, but Hermes is still the house of classic silk prints.

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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!

Towel Me Off!

Beach Time is quickly approaching!

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OBVIOUSLY that means Beach Towels must be purchased…

First up is the CUTEST frilliest funnest beach towel ever!

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Missoni classic beach towel stripes are always in style.

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Hermès offers the ULTIMATE luxe beach towel option.

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 True Story: reversecommuter has a friend who has a vacation home in the South of France and loaded up her towel basket with these incredible towels…only to have an assortment of guests take them as souvenirs!!!

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reversecommuter’s ride turns into a beach buggy in the summer…

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so naturally this towel needed to be mine!

As always, click the pictures to start your retail therapy session.