Every now and then, something you’ve always wanted to happen actually happens, and you get to run around Saks like a wild-eyed fashion fiend, feverishly grabbing luxurious designer clothes and shoes and bags without even bothering to look at the price tag. It was like the adult lady version of those Toys ‘R Us Nickelodeon Toy Runs, but with Imaginary Friend Manolo Blahnik egging you on instead of Geoffrey the Giraffe. And, of course, the
Something about my current state of mind makes me want to gear up for battle, and apparently I'm not the only one. I'll take a cue from the ladies pictured above and fight the good fight in stylish camo pants.
Is there anything else I should wear for a little extra mental armor?
Street Style images courtesy Garance Dore, HBZ Street Style, WhoWhatWear
February 11, 2014
Shopping, Street Style
My love of neutrals has been pretty well documented, especially when it comes to my favorite: gray. That perfect, goes with everything, not-too-dark-but-not-too-light color that’s not really a color. I was digging through my closet when I realized that I currently own 5 gray sweaters (I ONLY want to wear sweaters lately thanks to this horrible PolarBearVortexRollercoaster weather) in varying shades and weights, and I'm not the only one:
Images via Lori Stuckman, weheartit, Golestaneh street
I finally had a chance to catch up on my Bloglovin' reader (sort of), so I thought I'd share some of my favorite street style photos:TOP ROW:A leather collar immediately turns any look badass (Fashion Copious); I can't wait to wear this full mini + slouchy sweater combo once the heat calms down--no, really, CALM DOWN HEAT (Paulinemma); I swear a good hat and proper blazer can make almost anything look better (Easy Fashion)BOTTOM
The Internet serves us in many ways: it's home to a wealth of information (just Google it), it's a way to connect with people around the world (social networks!), and it's a repository for ignorance (YouTube commenters). One of my favorite perks of all this newfangled technology is the ability to virtually people-watch stylish folks around the world--aka cruise Street Style blogs*. Everybody knows about The Sartorialist and Garance Dore