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Well, with my Misery-esque obsession completely out there, let’s get started on my Fall lust list. I know the Spring and Summer editions claimed to be the lust lists of the year, but lemme let you in on a little something—I just did that to make those lowly months feel better. Poor May, such sad July. Autumn is the only season that steals my heart time and time again.
Shakira “She-Wolf” With its sexy howl and 70s disco beat, the title track from Shakira’s fourth English-speaking album has been playing in my head, heart and ipod non-stop since August. And have you seen Ms. “Hips Don’t Lie” in the video? I’ve been on the Shake-it-like-Shakira workout plan since. The album drops Oct 13, and I cannot wait to let this Chic-Wolf out of the closet.
KNEEd ‘Em, Want ‘Em, Gottahave ‘Em Yep, you guessed it, the next item on my lust list is over-the-knee boots. You can barely walk down the street these days without hearing someone deliriously wishing, pining, longing for this Pretty Woman standard. Ok, so maybe only in my fashion fantasyland, but you get my point. Sexy thigh-high boots are everywhere—mags, runways and on the legs of the most stylish ladies. I’ve been coveting this Candela pair for months, but Saks and I are still in negotiations over that $500 price-tag. In the meantime, I’ll just pick up the more affordable, but equally chic “Vamp” style by Free People. And chicsters, these boots are made for much more than just walking.
Prps Leather Cape Jacket We all know I can be pretty melodramatic when it comes to the fashion thing, but this time I am as serious as the perfect black pump—this is some life-changing leather. From the drapey front to the high-cut back, Prps cape jacket is simply phenomenal. I would die to pair it with a loose white tee and a haute pink mini for a good girl gone rocker bad look. And it is totally NYC-cool with jeans and a killer shoe. The price tag is steep, but just insert crazy fashion math to justify it—“If I wear it everyday and most night, that comes out to like 45 cents/wear…” Right?
Mini-Prowl Though I consider leopard print the new neutral, I know not everyone thinks like Mimi. (What is wrong with you people? Lol) For those style scaredy-cats, try a leopard print scarf for just a touch of the trend. And though it may seem crazy, you can pair this piece with nearly anything—All black? I’m all in! Jewel tones? Jump in! Subtle prints? What a mixer! The scarf shown is by Tolani and will run you about a Benjamin. My style secret is street vendors. I picked up my kitty kat for $4 during a recent NYC trip. Ok, chicster, start your (mini) prowl.
Cinnamon-Spice and Everything Nice I’m an olfactory kinda gal, so scent is everything to me! While I love spice all year long, there’s just something about the crisp cool of Fall that makes me long for it even more. Whether by drink, candle or perfume, I gots to have that little zing. Some of my faves: Starbucks’ insanely addictive Pumpkin Spice Latte (it’s like Santa in September); Jo Malone candle in Pomegranate Noir; Marc Jacobs’ Lola which is bursting with zests of vanilla and musk.
All right, tartelette’s! Viva La Fall!
With the temps creeping into the 80s (wooo-hooo, finally!), it’s about time to start doing the new season shuffle. Bye-bye, boots and scarves! Why, hi, short-shorts and bikinis! If you’re at a loss as to what’s hot for well…the hot, I have compiled a list of warm-weather wonders that’s sure to get your sartorial heart-rate pumping!
Popular with fashionistas and hipsters alike, TOMS is a shoe brand that turns shopping into service. For each pair of shoes purchased, the company donates a pair to a child in need. Buh-bye, shoppers remorse! I am in L-O-V-E with this green tie-dye style!
I am a jewelry fiend and fanatic. Therefore, the moment my peepers caught this deliciously chunky jewel with its offbeat color palette of neutrals and bright greens, it was love. I’m not usually a fan of heart motifs, but this little piece had me singing Stacy Q’s 80s hit “Two of hearts, two hearts that beat as one!” G&P, you girls have done it again!
They say eight glasses of H20 is the secret to glowing skin. I say tarte’s eyeQuatic set is the true key to a flawless face. Its hues of blue, gold and violet will give lids that perfect splash of summer chic. As we’ve already established my deep devotion to Lights, Camera, Lashes…it only seems right that I’ll fall just as hard for its water-proof cousin- Lights, Camera, Splashes! And how recessional chic is the bonus Missoni-esque scarf! Jump in, chicsters, the water feels great!
Though I got a little Longchamp-ed out during my four years in college, there is something about this classic French brand that resonates style. I’m rejecting the classroom-variety colors (red, navy, black) and going for the green. This kiwi color will act as a fun pop of color for casual summer looks. I’m so into this little Longchamp, I’ve already planned what I’ll be piling into it. The newest Emergen-c flavor- PomCran- for a mid-day boost, my beloved Spring Greening kit- I am literally obsessed with the flirty eye hues and the hilarious Like I Give a Frock, a book of “Fashion forecasts and meaningless misguidance.”