Slitted Skirts Naughty & Nice

The countdown continues with Day 6 of Christmas Party Looks (or Holiday Party Looks, whichever floats your seasonal boat).

A fashion blogger formerly in the financial sector who lost count of the 12 Days of Christmas?  Yup.  As today is December 17th, there will be 2 postings daily from now until December 24th in order to deliver a complete set of 12 Holiday Looks.

Now back to slits!  Alice and Olivia’s dusty pink slitted long fitted skirt is divine, and would make a perfect accompaniment to a chilled glass of pink champs!

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Oh my, isn’t a subtle slit a wondrous thing in a girl’s wardrobe?  Combine that with an exquisite piece of Balmain’s butter soft, chestnut leather and va-va-va-VOOM!

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Mini skirts aren’t the only power wielding flouncy in the closet!  A maxi long flowy skirt with an unexpected flash of leggy flesh is palpitatingly delightful!

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Etro’s luxurious scarf skirt and Malene Berger’s navy blue number both deliver that leg appeal.

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The classic black pencil skirt with a big badass slit is precisely what Jonathan Simkhai had in mind with his modern day interpretation.  A cropped top adds a fun way to celebrate those hard earned abs!

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Warm Spumoni

How is it already happening?

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It is cold enough that burying your face in the clean clothes fresh out of the dryer feels like a spa treatment.  A stretch I know, but reversecommuter really hates the cold!

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A solid plan is needed to make it through winter 2014/15, and this plan is called “Operation Bright Coat“.  How bad can a snow storm really be if my coat is a fashionable bright beacon?

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Can a polar vortex play havoc with circulation if my coat is screaming happy-color-coded-cashmere thoughts?  I think not.

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Scattered throughout this post are some of the semi-final contestants of the “I’m reversecommuter’s new spumoni inspired winter coat!“, (really exciting big contest in some parts).  Just click on the picture to go shopping, and try not to focus on the ice cream reference.  🙂

Budget Friendly Tip of the Day: don’t forget to check out the daily deals on some of the shopping sites such as Gilt.com and RueLaLa.com.

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reversecommuter did a quick search at Gilt.com and found this awesome Oscar de la Renta cashmere coat, originally $3690 now $1499!

Fashion & Finance Friday!

How is it ALREADY Friday?  LOVE when that happens!!!!

 

Amazon is continuing it’s quest to become the fashion world’s one stop shopping site.  Really.  The online behemoth has just added luxury make-up and skin care to its line up.  Click here to buy a jug of LaPrarie then jump over regular ol’ Amazon and pick up some grocery supplies and maybe a book.  Didn’t anyone ever mention to Jeff Bezos that it is not ideal to be all things to all people in the world of retail?  Click the blue for more…

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Speaking of luxury shopping and make-up (clever segway huh?) there was a flurry of gossip surrounding reversecommuter’s favorite site, net-a-porter.com.  WWD had a story run earlier in the week that suggested that yoox.com was planning on buying net-a-porter.

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HAPPILY Princess Natalie (the UBER gifter fashion visionary that created net-a-porter & mr. porter) is not reliquishing control of the kingdom anytime soon.  Net-a-porter quickly shot down the rumors and the most luxurious of all luxury shopping sites is not for sale, thank you very much!  (can you hear my exhale of relief? net-a-porter is my happy place!!!! – click the blue if you don’t believe me!)

Enjoy the looooooong weekend and feel free to pack a fashionable something and an extra bottle of bubbles for the trip!

xo reversecommuter