Sleeveless Wonder!

Fall is one crazy season!

 Jacket, no jacket, layers, stripping off the layers, OY!


Invest in a sleeveless vest.

Put a tank top underneath.  Pair it with a long sleeved t-shirt.  Add a thin cashmere layer. A tailored shirt works too.
Jeans, leggings, even a tailored knee length skirt works with this piece.  Add a pair of statement boots and vamanos mamacita!

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Budget friendly options available if your name isn’t Amal Clooney or Gwyneth Paltrow.  Current faves include Trouvè at Nordstroms for $78 and  ASOS for $72.

Who Needs Sleeves?!?!

Bergdorfs Meets Lycra in the Burbs

Bergdorf’s in the burbs?  Dare to dream!

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First thought that popped into my head when I experienced LEGIT activewear, an online and retail boutique in Wellesley, MA, a suburb just west of Boston.


reversecommuter has been upfront honest about my dislike of the unimaginative yoga pants suburban mom uniform.  Legit is here to change it up.


Owner Lisa Goldberg (warning, she will instantly seem like your super fab sophisticated city girlfriend) single handedly tracks down the most intriguing design lines that will shake the lulu lemons right out of their tree!


LEGIT activewear is like the legitimizer of workout clothing.  Designer clothing for actual workouts…it is like the directions on how to wear lycra are found right in the name of the store.  Take what you worked out in off after the activity, but feel free to wear the gorgeous jackets, outerwear, cashmere, etc all day long.


Tennis lines such as Monreal London and Adidas by Stella McCartney, brilliant colors and the necessary tennis white all included.

Banging out those pre-marathon miles just got a whole lot sexier.  Leggings from Lucas High, Michi, Charli Cohen with mesh, neon, ribbing, cutouts, seriously these are the clothes that make you jump out of bed and want to hit the pavement!


Spinning class outfits just got so real you are going to ask them to keep the lights on so your outfit gets appropriate admiration time.  Snakeskin prints by Human Performance Engineering, and Ultracor’s Camo crops and leggings with a shock of brilliant yellow neon beg for a SoulCycle diva showdown extra long class!


Yoginis rejoice!  More Spritual Gangster than you thought possible and Out Incorporated’s mesh side leggings will make the most stylish zen bendy in town!


Pheel blends lycra with metaliics to deliver a superhero feel to any workout, and let’s face it, carving out time to workout is a superhero feat with our schedules ladies!


Cool down jackets and wraps from lines such as Nesh, Vimmia and Alala will make it imperative to run a couple of errands after your workout, too luxurious a statement not to make.


See you at the checkout line…or is that the now Chic-out line?

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.

Hurricane Jammies!

When the foreword forecast is rain, rain, rain, with a chance of hurricane, there is only one thing to do.

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Shop for pajamas!

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Equipment Silk PJ’s

The price ranges from silk pjs to gilt, one kings lane and ruelala deals.

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Lucy PJs One Kings Lane

Click the pics to get a little online retail therapy.

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Bedhead Silk PJs

Borrowing from the ultimate 2 piece mad men pajamas, we are lucky enough to choose top or bottom, or both!

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Skin Lingerie

Top off the jammies with a not-so-subtle eye mask to maximize the snooze button!

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KissKill awesome eye mask!

Whip up a latte, grab a book, light a fire and look phenomenal.  Sounds like quite the perfect day, doesn’t it?

Classy Classic

Classic is in!

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That is the message delivered in New York this week by a majority of the presenting designers.

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Proenza Schouler rejigged the double breasted blazer, opening their show with a sleeveless jacket wrapped up in a Pussy Galore meets the KFC Colonel’s skinny black bow tie.  Nothing represents classic fashion more than black and white.

Click here to watch the Proenza Schouler Spring 2016 show – it is a lesson in fashion magic.

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The spectacularly sexy cool white designs found in Jonathan Simkhai’s Spring 2016 Collection should make every woman deliriously happy!  The cut and style flow and ooze with style.

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This could get dangerous!!!!

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Michael Kors is THE gentleman of classic clothing.  His Spring 2016 Collection is clean, forever fashion that glided across the runway and made buyers, editors and fashion lovers drool! The simplest design with the cleanest of lines in the very best of fabrics and colors.

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Kors also brought out a bouquet of decadence in brocade floral pieces.  The richness in their design and material is beyond compare, and an investment in his clothing guarantees a healthy roi!

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Budget wise Michael Kors also offers a lower priced line, Michael Michael Kors which is always influenced by his ready-to-wear designs.  So these fashions will easily translate into mall shopping!

Tomas Maier aka Mr. Miami, is all about linen, full skirts, maxi dresses, shirt dresses, pinks and reds.  Simple one piece dressing – perfection in ease  and style.

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Simple one piece dressing – perfection in ease  and style.

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Now if we can all just ride out the 70’s vibe for Fall 2015…

Fortuna for Us!

Fortuna is the Roman Goddess of luck, and is the inspiration for Diane von Furstenberg’s Spring 2016 Collection just unveiled at NYFW.

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This was the first painting Diane ever bought, it hangs in her bedroom and represents freedom, nature, beauty and individuality, and luckily for us brought forth this dazzling collection.

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The Spring 2016 DVF Collection delivered bright colors (hot pinks, turquoise, white, gold, navy blues, cherry pinks and golden yellows), textures and tassels a plenty and flowing goddess worthy dresses, crop pants and jumpsuits.

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The greatest part of DVF is the woman herself.

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She inspires greatness, she delivers beautifully crafted clothing that is approachable in price and her sexy effortless pieces are easily wearable in everyday life.

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Move over Fortuna, there is a new goddess in town and her initials are DVF!

Ding Dong Bell Bottoms

Bell Bottom denim is THE investment for Fall 2015.

Add a little secret height with a great pair of boots or clogs if you think Bell Bottoms are only for the tall types.  Isabel Marant Etoile Crisi boots even hide the heel for you shy ones 🙂

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Stella McCartney naturally has THE best bells around.  Must be the Beatle association that helped her create the most flattering 70’s cut available!

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Level 99 has long been a brand reversecommuter has loved – I even tried to convince them to design a maternity jean for my boutique in another life!  Anywho…Level 99’s Evelyn Gaucho is beyond adorable and could be the funnest piece of fall denim available! Picture them with adidas Stan’s or strappy sandals or ankle boots and a simple t-shirt.

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MOTHER Denim’s high waisted cruiser is in a wash MOTHER calls ‘bushwhacked’ and that is just what you will be if you don’t invest in a pair of these!

Wondering what to do with your distressed jeans…