Sweater Weather 

In Boston that is pronounced “Sweatah Weathah”.

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Some of reversecommuter’s favorite sweaters for Fall 2016 are surprisingly reasonably priced!  #yay

Autumn Cashmere is a brand that consistently delivers gorgeous Cashmere styles and colors with a user friendly price point.

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This boyfriend cut Cashmere olive green turtleneck has holes delicately peppered throughout.  I cannot tell you how many Fall soccer games this distressed sweater has been worn too – it is a no brainer addition to the wardrobe!

 

Fair Isle patterns are all over the place for Fall 2016.  Chloe offers a “fleece-ish” style pull over for a cool $1300 at Kirna Zabete.  m

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Alternatively J. Crew has a collection Fair Isle sweater currently on sale for $89 (plus an additional 30% off with the top secret code “SHOPNOW”).

 

Cut out style sweaters seem like the ultimate oxymoron (wearing holes in the cold), but really with enough red wineand a roaring fireplace, the extra “va-voom” style factor will seem like a brilliant idea.

reversecommuter is loving Yigal Azrouel’s cable knit cut out winter white sweater from his current collection.  Pair it with wide leg frayed jeans or leather pants or a great pencil skirt.

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Iro’s cutout cream sweater is simply begging for a distressed pair of jeans and a biker boot for a simple statement of cozy contentment.

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Bell sleeves are everything for transitioning from day to night with one fantastic statement piece.  Elizabeth and James has a ribbed bell sleeve piece of drama for a user friendly price.  LOVE that!

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So no need to panic when you read that chilly forecast, get excited…about which sweater you will wear!

 

 

Angry Husbands

Every single favorite retailer of reversecommuter’s is on sale!

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net-a-porter.com

Decided if I am going to blow the budget for the month, why not spread the love?

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Hirshleifers

We can collectively look gorgeous in all our new purchases, while hiding from our husbands until the credit cards stop smoking!

Jonathan Simkhai

Jonathan Simkhai

Someone needs to bring bubbles or rosè or tequila…

Bergdorf Goodman

Bergdorf Goodman

Why are you still reading this (although obviously I totally appreciate it)?  Start clicking the pics and get your retail therapy on!

Kirna Zabete

Kirna Zabete

Palm Trees

reversecommuter’s favorite hashtag on twitter and instagram is #ineedapalmtree…wherever palm trees are it has been practically scientifically proven that I am happiest! IMG_7895

My favorite whine is seemingly now trending with designers for Spring 2015!

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Yigal Azrouel’s Hawaiian Skirt

Yigal Azrouel and Veronica Beard are both offering palm tree skirts with pleats – super retro adorable, especially paired with black gladiator sandals and a simple white t-shirt!

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Veronica Beard skirt @ Kirna Zabete

Penfield’s Vassan Parka @ Madewell has palm trees all over it 133747271

adidas by Stella McCartney’s warm up jacket is SO FREAKIN’ CUTE front and back! Unknown-4

MSGM even put some palm fronds on some sneakers!

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Click the picks to get your palm on and please feel free to use my fave hashtag anytime!

Chapka Chic

Boston has survived Juno and is now a veritable winter wonderland. IMG_6672 So now the obvious problem is how to look good while keeping the ears warm! (once that is solved the bags under my eyes will be tackled…) IMG_6673 Chapkas, otherwise known as Trapper Hats seem to be all over the place.  Eternally gorgeous Elle Macpherson chose the Chapka in Aspen. article-2526809-1A364C1100000578-811_634x900 The price range is anywhere from under $100 all the way up to north of $1000, depending on what it is made of.

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Pologeorgis Coyote Fur Hat @ Bergdorf’s

Fur or faux, fox, rabbit or synthetic, this is the style to beat the brrrrrrs!

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Canada Goose Mr. Porter

Obviously Bryan Boy’s brilliant orange Trapper Hat had to be included, mainly because it’s his!

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Bryan Boy for Adrienne Landau Trapper Hat @ Kirna Zabete

The faux fur options are just as plentiful with a simple google search!

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Imposter Faux Fur Hat @ Barney’s

Click the pics to go get a little online retail therapy – very therapeutic after numerous snow days!

Fly Me to the Moon

2nd day of reversecommuter’s 12 days of Outfits for Christmas Parties / Holiday Parties (whichever floats your seasonal boat), is dedicated to plumage.

Feathers make any outfit frivolous and fabulous!

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Easy example is this DKNY skirt, add a white t-shirt, jean jacket and a pair of nude pumps – perfection.

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Lela Rose’ feather embellished blouse is a perfect topper for the season, and works with anything to take it up a notch, even a pair of plain dark colored pants.

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Lanvin’s gorgeous feathered riding hat makes me believe in all Christmas magic – pretty please Santa I have been the perfect combination of naught & nice!

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Speaking of lovely feathery embossed Lanvin lovelies, take a looksie at this dress and it’s feathery trimmed swishiness!  Yes Please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Enough about me and my Santa list (ongoing in it’s development as it is), let’s focus on the feather adorning Elizabeth and James’ blazer.  Fa La La just got bumped by OOOH LALA!

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Lest we forget the original site of ostrich feathered adornment, get a load of Sophia Webster’s ostrich sandals – purrrrrrrrrrrrr or whatever an ostrich says.

Furry, Short & Pumpkins

reversecommuter is toying with the idea of boots.  Denying the arrival of fall is useless, it is getting cold, feet need to be adorned in an assortment of leather loveliness.  Still in complete, mad, deep love with my Celine boots but there is nothing wrong with adding a new pair or two this season.

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Variety is key to happiness after all.

Fendi Shearling

Fendi Shearling

Short….

Moncler Sandrine

Moncler Sandrine

Furry…

Donald Pliner Devi

Donald Pliner Devi

Overlapped leather…

Gucci Tess

Gucci Tess

No collection is complete without a horse bit or two.

Decisions decisions….

NormCore

reversecommuter has a new fave word.  NORMCORE.

Victoria Beckham Fall 2014

Victoria Beckham Fall 2014

 

Norm Core = The kind of luxury so stealth that the person wearing the item may be the only one (other than the designer) who knows how luxurious it is.

Givenchy Fall 2014

Givenchy Fall 2014

In other words, buh-bye label whores, hello intense style and quality.

Jonathan Simkhai Fall 2014

Jonathan Simkhai
Fall 2014

Kirna Zabete, Hirshleifers and net-a-porter are perfect examples of retailers who completely embrace NormCore…and coincidentally are reversecommuter’s all time obsessive fave boutiques!

The Row Fall 2014

The Row Fall 2014