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GETTING DRESSED WITH VB//MEN'S LEATHER SHORTS LOOK

The reaction to the first video of Getting Dressed was overwhelming! I'm happy to keep making them as long as you keep wanting them and actual work doesn't get in the way. I'm a producer first and a style lover second. A girl's gotta' eat! 

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SHOPPING RECS FROM VIDEO #2

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ACCESSORY ROUNDUP//FROM THE MEN'S DEPT

Is it time for a refresh? Is it time to start a collection? Truly we could build an entire wardrobe of 100% basics and pull that wardrobe RIGHT on up with forward-thinking, artful accessories. 

And now (mostly) from the men's department... a round up of accessories curated by moi. 

For head gear

Stella McCartney beret in camel. Yes. 

Clyde Sazzy cap black wool. Better than your average cap! 

Who's got the vision to wear this men's burgundy cap by Wanda Nylon? MM-hmmm.

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In the lapel game category

Lanvin flower pins in carnation or rose style. 

Lanvin crow pin 

Saint Laurent silver arrow pin

George Frost tie bar - don't have to wear it with a tie! 

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In the Eyewear Category 

Dior Homme, killing these kids. The side view tho????? 

Malcom X chic with Dita Gold rimmed glasses

Japanese fresh with Matsuda

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OUTFIT//SWEATSHIRT DRESS QUIRKY REALNESS

Listen. I know this look isn't for everybody, but I have to say the sweatshirt dress is going to be a MAJOR moment for me this fall.  HOWEVER, I had to get crafty because this "dress" is actually a 3.1 Phillip Lim Men's sweatshirt... meant to be worn as an actual shirt. 

Let's get into it! 

What you're looking at is a 3.1  men's sweatshirt with a mock shirt sewn in at the hem to look like there's a button up underneath. Wearing it with a men's Rag and Bone camo jacket and super feminine red, suede Prada heels and men's socks. LAWDAMERCY.

First the dress: a girl's gotta' do what a girl's gotta' do and when I can't find the pieces I'd like to be wearing, I do stuff like this. Got this piece in the men's section a few sizes large to wear it as a mini dress. 

Sweatshirt on top and sewn in "shirt" used as my "skirt"

Comfortable. Styl-ey (technical fashion term)  and fresh! 

The one thing I'll say about sweatshirt dresses, is to get one that fits like an oversized sweatshirt. It's just cooler looking. Resist the urge to get some "cinched at the waist" thing. Please. 

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Jacket time? More from the men's department. I realize this jacket isn't a perfect color match to the sweatshirt  - on purpose. Need dimension baby, texture baby. 

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Now the shoes were a risk - but you see what I was going for right? Picking up the red from the "dress" adding a BRIGHT pop of color to an otherwise monochrome  outfit. Tried to make it practical with the socks but also QUIRKY. Why not? 

RED SUEDE HEELS, ANYBODY?

FUN SOCKS? 

Full look. Full quirky realness. What say you?

OUTFIT// PENCIL SKIRT + MEN'S SHIRT

You know what time it is - balancing act of a sexy, feminine piece with a bunch of other elements. 

The full look: 

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What you see here is an edgy, yet sexy pencil skirt from Avelon, paired with a men's t-shirt and wedge sneaks. 

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First the skirt - chosen for it's texture and color. The color and pattern speaks for itself and the feel of the skirt is super spongy. Texture is everything with "simple" looks. 

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One side white and spotted... one side green and psychedelic. It's good to go with risky pieces when shopping- they pay off. Truly. 

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Tucked in a men's Vince tee. In my mind bringing boxy to sexy balances the overall vibes. 

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Roll up the sleeves, shawty. 

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This jacket is a "non-jacket" jacket. It covers enough to feel substantial, but obviously let's the baby breezes of summer run through! 

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If I was going for evening, I'd have a hot stiletto popping, but I'm running to production meetings all day honey - you know it's sneaker time. 

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ON ME

Avelon skirt | Vince Men's tee | Isabel Marant sneakers and blazer

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OUTFIT// STRIPE ON STRIPE FOR THE SUMMER TIME

The men's stripe shirt is back and THIS time with a women's striped jumper! I'm feeling the stripe on stripe moment and for those who have asked me for a "safe" print mix option... here it is. 

Full look:

The jumper is a simple linen piece with a tie around the waist for cinching.  You and I both know with a horizontal stripe outfit, we need all the cinching we can get! 

Not one to show too much skin + the jumper ain't an "outfit" on it's own, I threw on the famous linen men's shirt that is a bazillion sizes too large. 

Cuffed it for bulge control. Uhhh...  that sounds weird. 

But check out the stripe on stripe action. Good right? Same color family-ish. The blue is a through line. The stripes have a relationship going. 

Picking up on the black and white of the jumper and resurrected the black and white fly knits!

Simple as that, jack!

shop the look, boo!