This week, life is moving at a slower pace than usual and I’m really, really enjoying it. (Things will pick back up again next week!) I had a really mellow weekend, am almost through a new book (The Nightingale – cannot put it down – thanks to all who recommended it!!) and only have plans two nights this week. Downtime has been a really nice treat… the entire month of September was a little crazy! Sometimes I forget how much I need my alone time…!
I’m wearing a few of my favorite classics pieces. These pants (last seen here, + also featured in my twelve trends post) have proven to become such a great workhorse. I really like them with a loose camisole (like the one I’m wearing) at night… with a white tee + a silk scarf for daytime, or with a silk button down, tucked halfway in. I love that they are classic, but still on trend. My leather jacket comes from Vince. In my opinion, Vince has the best leather jackets around. I have two… this one, and a cropped black leather one. I got this one five years ago and still reach for it constantly – it just gets better and better with age! Of course this one is sold out but Nordstrom and Shopbop both have some great options. (I really love this one!)
For those of you in NYC… a special treat! My sunglasses came from Optyx, a born & bred NYC luxury eyewear retailer… stocking luxury brands like Chanel, Tom Ford, Celine, and Thierry Lasry. They have 9 locations and are offering 20% off select in store purchases, with code THESTRIPE. It’s valid for the next month (until 11/4/16!)
PS – These sandals (also seen here + here) may be the best $30 you’ll ever spend! They’re so comfortable and the quality is actually really good. I’ve had the more expensive versions, and they’re nowhere near as comfortable. And so I keep on wearing this pair… go figure!
photography by Lydia Hudgens.