Sleeve Please 

Statement sleeves make everything better!


 Mother Denim cut offs, J Crew basic shorts, GAP tailored shorts ALL improved with a statement sleeve.

Invest in a statement sleeve top with BOOM BANG  ūüí• Hello Rosie Assoulin


Every single time you wear it an instagood warm fuzzy feeling will result!  Bonjour JACQUEMUS!


It’s Friday – try it out ūüíč

Take Cover

Summer is finally here!  Insert “Whoop Whoops” here.


School is out for the bambinis, full time playtime has arrived.  #dogdaysofsummer

This is the perfect time to buy sun protective gear.

SPF a plenty… Skinhealth makes it so easy to stay healthy while still enjoying the sun!

skin

Perhaps a rash guard or two… Cabana Life has been a fave for years (both for children and adults).

Maybe a fun sun skirt (with a secret built in compression band) that works as a great poolside lounging accessory!


SwimRISE has recently launched this clever creation, and even has a Fourth of July version, complete with stars and stripes  The brand, created by a mother daughter entrepreneurial duo in Florida, is sure to update pool & beachside elegance!

Finally to top it all off, a big ol’ floppy hat to combat the sun wrinkles!  Eugenia Kim is the queen of sun hats.  Also check out Regine Chevallier, her line of hats begs for an accompanying yacht!

Now go, splash, laugh, swim, play, giggle, repeat!

Smoldering Shoulders

One of THE biggest and funnest trends for Spring 2016 is shoulder baring clothing.

OFF_SHOULDER_KNIT_DRESS_JONATHAN_SIMKHAI_eeb507c0-7ad5-4d39-94a7-bf87a503ee83_large

Jonathan Simkhai Off Shoulder Knit Dress $495

The simplest piece in any wardrobe is a great dress.

649462_in_pp

Rosie Assoulin $2695

Insert the shoulder baring option et Voila Р Sexy Spring Style!!

BGTBH7K_mk

See by Chloe Off-the-Shoulder Maxi Dress $515

Budgets need not beware.

_11786906

MICHEAL Michael Kors $89 @ Nordstrom

The trend is delivered on both sprectrums of the dollar sign.  #rejoicingbudgets

Purchase a shoulder showing top NOW!  Add jeans or a great pair of shorts Рmine are from H&M, top is from the incredible Tanya Taylor.



Next time you find yourself carrying groceries, working out at SoulCycle or lifting a child – remember to do a couple of extra reps as this style is all about exposing the shoulders!

Cold as a Witches What?!

Winter has officially arrived.  Coldest week of the year here in Boston right now.

Seriously, this blogger needs a palm tree.


There is a silver lining to this cold bleak grey week.  I blame German dockhands for my happy warmth.


Wellenstyn jackets were originally made out of sail cloth, a material strong enough to withstand wind, cold and damp. ¬†It’s like the shipyards of Hamburg are¬†sister ports with Boston. ¬†Brrrrrrrrrrr Frauline!

Glencheck, navy blue, camel, black, royal blue, metallic, grey, red, lime green, what’s your pleasure? ¬†Any choice will deliver delirious warmth, perfect for building snow forts or surviving snowball attacks!


Waist length, car coat or bomber?


Down, faux fur, three in one shell with a vest to wear once it all thaws out?


Done, done and done.  There is even room to dabble in the mens section if you want a different cut.  Or surprise your man with a crazy warm winter coat!


There are now four Wellenstyn stores in the US, one in California, one in New York City, and two outlets, one in Chicago and one in Wrentham, MA.  Jackets at the outlet run around $400-600, and worth every single penny when the temperature is zero Рnot including wind chill.  #hatewindchillmorethanbangs


All Wellenstyn jackets are either waterproof or water resistant – this is very good news for anyone who lives where “Nor’Easter” is part of the forecast! ¬†Plus each jacket style has its own adorable name. ¬†Obviously “darling” called to me.

“Schneeauber” means snow magic in German. ¬†reversecommuter thinks Wellenstyn may be a perfect synonym.

 

 

 

O.W.O. Weather Radar

O.W.O. (One Weekend Outfit) all about keeping warm but not too warm!

photo 2-1

Vortex Schmortex. ¬†Weather radar had predicted a freezing cold weekend and didn’t deliver. ¬†reversecommuter was not disappointed, although running around prepping my little princess’ birthday party (complete with photo booth props that I clearly had to test drive!) kept me so busy I barely noticed the weather!

photo 1-1

Shearling, fur and denim made for a perfect weekend outfit. ¬†Layering a long sleeve t-shirt with a boyfriend cut sweater under a cropped jacket¬†can carry you through the day. ¬†J Crew has some great boyfriend sweaters at budget friendly prices – did you know that their cashmere sweaters are made with the same wool as Loro Piana? ¬†Psst – 25% off the regular price today with the code “SHOPNOW”.

 

Fashion & Finance Friday!

Sunshine plus the end of the week = giddy fashion blogger!

DSquared2 (the beyond brilliant line by twin Canadian brothers Dan & Dean Caten) is about to open a store in the U.S., finally in my humble opinion, on Rodeo Drive.

DSQ_0885

reversecommuter has loved/obsessed over these designers since waaaaaaaay back to my very first job, retail shop girl for Ports International when Dan & Dean were the head designers.

DSQ_0757

DSquared2 presented their Spring 2015 show yesterday in Milan and it did not disappoint! They are mad geniuses (or is that genuii?) for denim – their jeans are the truest form of beauty that no other denim designer has ever touched.

DSQ_0221

Add to that their shoes, bags, hats, dresses, trenches, not to mention leather and this line is truly one to be VERY excited about.  Not to mention, all the models were sporting eyewear that matched the twins Рadorbs!

DSQ_0125

Etro and Missoni presented at Milan Fashion Week today and reversecommuter is now dreaming in technicolor gorgeousness!

_AG11518

Even in Fall Collections both of these houses work in bright rich tones, a perfectly timed reminder to embrace the rainbow as we slowly enter the colder months.

MIS_0067

Nothing makes black, grey and blue pop more than a hit of brilliance!

MIS_0172

Stella does it again!  Stella McCartney presented her Green Carpet Collection, highlighting a sustainable evening capsule collection and it not only makes the world a better  place, it also for quicker heart rates amongst fashion lovers!

images-3

‚ÄúThe green carpet is the most sought-after validation in the fashion world for sustainability and excellence,‚ÄĚ and this collection is so pretty it is easy to forget it is all eco too! ¬†Like falling into a decadent bowl of highlighter bright sorbet!

images-1

In a time of mass production, copying and reproductions and disposable fashion, Stella McCartney has once again risen to the tippetytop of designers.  FAB FAB FAB!!!!!!!!

Celebrate that which makes you pop like a champagne cork this weekend – but do it in a Milan Fashion Week worthy outfit!

xo reversecommuter.com

 

Fashion & Finance Friday!

Sorry.  Late posting.  I blame the weather.

photo

Jason Wu just presented a beyond-beautiful Spring 2015 Collection that was all about mules, navy blue *reversecommuter’s all-time-fave-color*, crisp whites, gorgeous tailored lines and rich suedes.

KIM_4874

Seemingly the perfect collection to launch on the day he announced he had sold a majority share to Interluxe.  CEO Gary Wasner has long been a Jason Wu fan, and the influx of cash will help him polish up his online business as well as build a flagship store.  Congratulations on a banner day!

DSC_0121

Choupette’s Shupette Shu Umera Holiday Line has released a sneak peak at the feline-ferociously gorgeous make-up!

images-1

Click here to read more on this kitty-cat collaboration.

images

It’s enough to make a fashion¬†blogger PURRRRRRRRRRR!

Unknown-1

NYFW is officially underway, which means reverse commuter is getting no sleep this weekend!

Unknown-2

Better pop the champs, raise the flute and smile for everything that makes you look taller, thinner and more fashionable!

xo reversecommuter