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.

 

Snowy Happy Valentine!

Rainbows are not black and white.

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Winter shouldn’t be either.  Color is an instant form of happiness.

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Companies even study color to see how it influences our shopping – click here for more on that cool fact!

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Winter 2014 is a wicked long cold one, no argument (as this posts yet another storm is spanking New England).

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Splash a little happiness into your outfit and feel a little happier instantly!

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Happy Valentine’s Day (tomorrow)!

xo reversecommuter

Powder Hues and Powder Play!

Trying to find a ray of sunshine after your football team loses the AFC?  No Superbowl this year Patriots 😦

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Why not enjoy Martin Luther King Day playing outside?  (even if you aren’t in the US, it is a really good birthday to celebrate!)

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Bright sunglasses make a big difference in any weather.  It is like adding some instant sunshine and happiness!  Spring 2014 forecast is trending powdery pastel hues, might as well start preparing!  🙂

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Oliver People’s Sheldrake in mint is a great find!  Click here to go to Barney’s.

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Ray Ban offers a spectacular lilac Wayfarer, click here to get a pair at Sunglass Hut.

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Ope hat by The Third Piece (click here they are having a sale!!), Loewe sunglasses, Moncler jacket, Sorel boots.

Not So Underground Velvet

Tis the season to run around from 5:30am through till midnight – OY!

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What to wear to take you from School Party to  Girls’ Luncheon, to Afterschool Celebration to Christmas Pageant to Drinks & Dinner with friends?   (besides coverup under the tired eyes?!)

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In a word – VELVET.  It’s big this year, everyone from Banana Republic to Victoria Beckham Denim is offering it!  Click the blue to go shopping!  I have a friend that even bought two pairs (one dress pant and one jeans version…wonder if she kept them both?!).

V4Throw a scarf on & interchange flats, boots & heels to help carry the outfit through the busy day & night!

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Velvet pants Prada, shearling Miu Miu.

 

No Edit!

reversecommuter was born without an edit button….

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at least when it comes to packing (among other times…)

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Heading off to a sunny beachy place with my yummy family for a vacation….but apparently packing for a month or two!   10 bikinis, 8 pairs of shorts, 14 dresses etc etc etc.  Oh well, a girl’s gotta have options!

What I am really craving is a new frilly girly sun dress but alas have not found exactly what I have in mind (don’t you hate that?!).  This is the closest to what I envision but isn’t quite it… (click here to go to net-a-porter to check it out)

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Big Red Elf Stuff

Ski Jackets are key to winter happiness, even when not shushing down the slopes!

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This time of year, hustling, bustling, ramping up on the BIG RED ELF responsibilities…

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a stylish cute jacket will help you get through it all…or at the very least INSPIRE you to ask said BIG RED ELF for a fab jacket as a present! (Click the blue to see some FAB jackets on sale at net-a-porter right now!)

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Moncler jacket, Mother Jeans (I am LOVING my Mother Skinnies), Lanvin flats, Loewe sunglasses.

Mem’reees

I bought this necklace in Venice, Italy in 2008.
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It reminded me of Gustav Klimt’s paintings.
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I love wearing pieces that have meaning & memories. Usually those from a vacation as I love shopping when traveling.
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To be honest I love shopping when not traveling too!

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Velvet pants Prada, Coat Loro Piana, Shoes Lanvin, Bag Celine, T-shirt Club Monaco, Sunglasses Loewe.