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

Iman, reversecommuter and Shoes!

Last time I hung out with Iman (how fun is that as a sentence?!?!  click here to revisit), she made a point of apologizing for her choice of shoes.  “It is always about the shoes…except today, for medical reasons.”

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Well said Iman…(insert sympathy shot here)….

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Suddenly I find myself in the land of forbidden heels, as in reversecommuter is forbidden to wear heels.  I KNOW!  IT’S DOWN RIGHT CRUEL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  (it’s just a running injury but it does affect shoe selection)

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Pretty decent reason to pull out the over the knee boots.  Lemons, lemonade, yaddah yaddah!

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J Brand jeans, Fiorini + Baker boots, Boy London flannel houndstooth shirt (warm option instead of a sweater).

A Rain Hat & Facebook

Umbrellas are as passe as Facebook.

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Read somewhere that FB was sooooo 2011.  Kinda love that – feel free to use in a sentence.

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So get a hat and don’t worry anymore if the wind pops the runner on your umbrella (those are the arms inside the umbrella & yes, I did Wikipedia that one!).

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Burberry hat, Chanel sunglasses, MOTHER jeans…FYI shoes & top came from Zara…KA-CHING!!!!!!!!

Checkmate!

Perhaps it is my background – working in the financial sector makes a girl yearn for glencheck and houndstooth patterns, especially when considering her fall wardrobe, even though it is DEFINITELY still summer.

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Black and white checks are huge this season, but the really great news is that classic patterns never go out of style.

British Vogue just profiled this outfit from Marks & Spencer…Yes, I did just use British Vogue AND Marks & Spencer in a sentence!

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M&S sweater and pants are each priced at a modest $54.85!  Click the blue, buy them and have them shipped across the pond!

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Net-a-Porter has some fab options such as this fun TIBI sweatshirt.  FYI the word sweatshirt has been altered this season, think style piece not ripped old grey thing put on when needing comfy clothes!

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Rag & Bone’s velvet houndstooth jeans are divine!  Click here to get happy!

 

 

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I have a clothing crush on Rag & Bone.

This dress is from Spring 2012 and it is a fab go to piece!

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Starting out primarily as a jeans designer, the team of Marcus Wainright and David Neville have grown their line into a top tiered ready to wear line.

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Fall Collection 2013 is all about glen check, houndstooth, shearling, leather, the MOST delish sweaters and some vibrant fresh colors thrown in for good measure.

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And those boots…those fantastically versatile Newbury boots.  YUMMM!  Click here to get yourself a pair.

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