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Too Cool for Schoolz

School is fully back in swing, hard to wrap my head around it. As much as I want to hold onto summer, fall is here and it’s time to get back into the fashion groove. This time of year I like to transition my wardrobe by incorporating summer favorites into falls new. This starts with a base; usually a basic white tee and an amazing pair of chunky shoes. This season I’ve been OBSESSED with Steve Madden’s Schoolz. They’re so very comfy and make me feel like a badass; what a score!

1) try some patterned shorts
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2) for a cooler day

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3) for a dresser day look

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4) don’t forget the accessories

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EMBRACE FALL!!
Have a great weekend. Xxx

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Why I love Leandra Medine (aka:Mother Man Repeller)

In my sixteen years I’ve learned two important things; stay in school(thank you grandpa) and dress as you please. The art of dressing is an adventure chalked with ups and downs. The downs being a time when you don’t quite know who you are and it therefore shows in your trendy skinnies. The highs; a time when have figured yourself out and have come to the realization you are in fact dressing for yourself and not for others. Leandra Medine is for me and woman alike a light in the darkness, she’s like Prada platforms among basic platforms beside her on the racks in the store, one of a kind and a dresser in her own right. The erection of Man Repeller was a liberating moment, I finally felt as though my convoluted ideas of outfits that my peers frowned upon made sense and I could be myself in my clothes. I could wear my white sneakers, silk skirt, and mens blazer with pride. She taught me to dress as I pease and stand tall. I owe a lot to Leandra as she has guided me down the path fashion, through the computer, hand in hand.

This photo basically defines my life.

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Some of my favorite looks…

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Thank you mother Man Repeller. xoxo

http://www.manrepeller.com

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HAIM

Sisters creating music, a perfect combination, especially when the sisters are not only making musical breakthroughs but sartorial breakthroughs as well. Haim has been together since 2006 and is now at the top of our fashion radars. Each sister has such unique style yet they seem to melt perfectly as it is clearly presented in all of their 90s-esque, free spirited photographs. Dressed classic with a true edge, each individual, they radiate a cool rocker girl vibe. They’re the kind of girls you see buying milk and are overwhelmed by why they look so great doing it. These three girls are definitely ones to watch.

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Overall it

We can thank farmer Joe for this one. Overalls are just about the greatest sartorial accident EVER…and I mean EVER. What started as a convenient garment for farmers has evolved into a staple for women. What I love most about overalls are the endless possibilities in styling them. A pair of overalls can be thrown on with a t-shirt and sneakers or an oxford and pumps, a chunky knit and boots, hell, even with nothing if you so desire. Overalls are what I call an outfit goal: the perfect amount of comfort along with a hint of high fashion.
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Even the men…

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(Fall)ing for Mod

We are over half way through the summer now which for me means the anticipation of fall. Fall for me and for most woman alike means the beginning of a new meaningful relationship with her clothes. The roll around of september is a fresh start, a reinvention of old pieces with a cocktail mix of the new. This fall I have to reinvent the old by going mod. Much of my sartorial choices already come from a mod inspiration to some degree but this fall is all about full-fledged minis and rock ‘n’ roll as this years runways have fully embraced. Consider the following…

1) CARVEN wool-crepe mini skirt
2) TIBI ribbed-knit cotton sweater
3) Ankle or over the knee boots(preferable patent-leather)
4) Any jewelry that resembles space metal
5) Clean cuts
6) Portable record player(If you’re a die hard)

Follow these steps and you are sure to look like you stepped off the streets of London circa 1965.
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Cheers to fall.

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Moss the Boss

Kate moss. Say her name and heads turn. Just the thought gives me goose bumps. Kate Moss has been my ultimate source of inspiration since I was a little girl. If she doesn’t epitomize effortless beauty, I don’t know who does. She is the kind of women who could wear a sack with some gorgeous pumps and start a new trend. She could appear with olive green lipstick and today’s youth would be emulating tomorrow. I have a Pinterest board dedicated to her and all her glory. I keep just about every glossy magazine clipping I come across. An obsession? I think, yes! I love every South London bit of her. Kate Moss is truly a boss. Moss the Boss.

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The Paper Dress

Taking a stroll back to the 1960s and the infamous paper dress we recognize the genius behind this great invention. I ask myself “Why don’t we bring these back”? I was not around to witness this phenomena, but I would have certainly loved to. Imagine buying dress at $4, wearing it for three days and disposing of it. What could be anymore perfect? As fast as I get sick of my clothes this would be a godsend. Not only are they easy they can virtually change your style daily. As Rachel Zoe would say, “I DIE”! Can we please bring these back?!?
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