My Favorite Winter Looks! (And where to buy them!)

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A Parka is a must have for cold weather, and this gorgeous Dawn Levy one is my favorite! This style I am wearing here has sold out, but a very similar one is on sale now at Bloomingdales!   Buy it HERE!  Click HERE to see other coats by Dawn Levy. Click the links below for similar Parkas on sale now!

Bag: Alexander Wang Diego, Boots: Jeffrey Campbell, Sunglasses: Marc Jacobs

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Here is another one of my favorite Parka looks.  This one is by Free People. I love that the bottom zips off, and the sleeves as well!  The Antik Batik clutch is the perfect compliment. Parka: Free People, Boots: Rag and Bone, Sunglasses: Karen Walker, Clutch: Antik Batik Quilted leather skirt- Topshop (Similar looks below!)
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I love neon coats in Winter, and J Crew makes the best ones!  I love mixing patterns like leopard with bright colors, it’s the perfect way to brighten up the cold Winter months!    Boots: Stuart Weitzman, Bag: Alexander Wang, Sunglasses: Karen Walker                            *************************Shop this look below!!!!*****************************

 

 

 

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I love leopard and studs, even in the cold weather. 😉  This coat is from Asos, and the bag is vintage Chanel.  My Chloe Susanna boots are easily one of my favorite pairs of shoes- in all seasons!  Shop this entire look below!
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I love layering fur vests over coats to make them warmer, and to change up the look of old coats in your closet. Here I put a fur vest over my Mackage coat.  The fur trapper hat is a great finishing touch. Shop this entire look below!!!
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Currently Craving

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My first CURRENTLY CRAVING post of 2014!
Here are just some items that I am lusting after.
 I am already getting Spring fever!
Details on where to buy everything are below!

First Row:

1) Forever 21 Marled Trench Coat-  (Incredible quilted faux leather sleeves!)
2) Rag & Bone Kendall boots- (Yet another amazing pair to lust over!)
3) Ray-Ban Ice Pop Wayfarer Sunglasses (Love the color! Other colors HERE)
4) Topshop Floral Print Tea Dress (Great with tights and boots in Winter!)

Second Row:

1) Alexander Wang Rockie duffel in peppermint (Check out the matching studs!)
2) Goldsign The Stevie Jeans (I love the grunge boyfriend look!)
3) Jagger Edge Montana iPhone case in floral with studs (Rocker chic for Spring)

Third Row:

1) Annabel Ingall Small Isabella Tote (Love this color for Spring as well)
2) Hipanema Bysance Bracelet (The colors are stunning- great for stacking)
3) Topshop clean edge fedora (Great year round color!)

 

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Super Fashion with Super Heroes- NYC Comic Con 2013

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I always wanted to meet a transformer…

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alien dating Super Fashion with Super Heroes  NYC Comic Con 20132013 was the year that I attended my very first Comic Con.  I had heard about it for years, and knew it was a really cool event, but I never really had reason to attend until this year. Why this year? Well 2013 was the 20th anniversary of The X-Files, a show that changed my life in the 90s, ignited my obsession with Mulder and Scully, and made me “want to believe”. It still remains one of the most brilliant, and groundbreaking shows of Television history.  I am still in awe that I got the chance to meet both David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson in person, and got to thank them for their creativity and entertainment.  They were both extremely sweet, friendly, and warm. To be honest, I think the real “X-File” is how they look more amazing now then they did 20 years ago!  (The cigarette smoking man may have something to do with this) 😉

Comic Con in general was a ton of fun.  It’s sort of like Halloween, except everyone is a super hero, or comic book character.  My boyfriend Chris and I had a blast walking around and seeing everything.  I hope you enjoy the photos! I wore bright colored sunglasses, and an embellished clutch for the day.  It seemed fitting.  Maybe next year I’ll go in costume. 😉

Let me know in the comments if you have ever attended a Comic Con!

Photography by Chris Ferretti

xoxoxo

Julie

Parka: Free People (similar HERE), Clutch: Antik Batik, Sunglasses: Karen Walker (mine are purple/green. HERE they are in black), Skirt: Topshop, Boots: Rag and Bone

 

 

 

Sweet Friday- Cupcakes and Camouflage

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We spent a very sweet night at Martha’s Bakery in Astoria. 😉

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Strawberry please………..

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I went on a cupcake date tonight with my incredible boyfriend, (who also happens to be my photographer).  We love Martha’s Bakery in our neighborhood! The baked goods are made fresh daily and rival almost any bakery you can name. My favorite is the red velvet. 😉 It was a very rainy night, so I went casual in my skinny jeans, and brightened up the look with a neon cashmere sweater from J Crew, under a camo studded jacket from Zara. I love mixing patterns and colors.  I am also loving neon lately, as you can see from my nails, and latest blog posts.  Maybe it’s because it’s so dark lately in NYC…….. wearing bright colors just seems to make you feel happier. 😉  Hope you have a fabulous weekend!
xoxo
Julie

Bag: Celine (Similar HERE)  Sweater: J Crew,(select colors on sale. I also love THESE and THIS ONE)  Camo Jacket: Zara (Similar HERE and HERE), Jeans: Levis, Boots: Rag and Bone, Skull Ring: Alexander McQueen, F-U Ring: CC Skye, Spike bracelet: CC Skye, Pink bracelet: J Crew, Bangle: House of Harlow

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On the roof

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Today was a mild Winter day, I love that! My Three Floor fur parka finally arrived in the mail. I have been lusting after this coat for months, and when it finally went on sale at Free People, I bit the bullet and bought it.  So glad I did! The bottom half actually zips off to a jacket, and that is how I chose to wear it today. I also love wearing my Plush fleece lined tights in Winter.  They are super warm, and allow you to wear skirts and dresses in Winter weather without being cold. Oh, and you can grab these gorgeous leopard gloves at J Crew on sale!  Every woman need some leopard in her life. 😉 We shot today on our roof.  I love NYC.  Happy Thursday!
xoxoxo
Julie

Jacket: Three Floor fur parka (also similar HERE and HERE), Skirt: Forever 21, Tights: Plush fleece lined tights (see their other products HERE), Boots: Rag and Bone Newbury (again…most comfortable boots EVER!! And…tons of colors on sale HERE!!), Gloves: J Crew, Sunglasses: Stun sunglasses (These are a great price!! Similar looks HERE and HERE)

Scroll through below for more ideas on how to create this look! 😉

The Fashion Minx and The Sequin Cinderella in NYC!!!

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So excited to finally meet Nicola in person!!!

I was lucky enough to meet and work with the fabulous, and well known Irish blogger Nicola from The Sequin Cinderella! This was Nicola’s first trip to NYC, and she loved it! For our shoot, we chose Times Square, the heart of NYC as our location.  We chose to wear skirts and dresses mixed with boots which give off a tough/feminine look- which is perfect for this city. We hit Sephora, walked around Times Square, and had fun with some police officers! Of course, we also talked shopping, finding deals in the city, and ways to protect yourself from the harsh NYC winter temps while still showcasing your style! Read on for details on on what we were wearing and our tips for chic winter style! xoxoxo

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It was a very cold night, which called for a lot of layering! I am a huge fan of fur vests because you can layer them under, or above a coat or jacket! (That night I did both)  I wore my blue feather vest from Topshop.  I love the texture of it, and it’s super warm!  There are tons of adorable fur vests out there, both real and faux. I also love THIS ONE, THIS ONE,  and THIS ONE. Nicola wore a gorgeous lace dress from Zara with studded boots by Chiara Ferragni. I love the look of a feminine lace dress mixed with tough biker style boots.  Similar dresses HERE, and HERE.  Also, I love these studded boots by ASH.   I went with a cobalt blue theme, wearing my blue Celine (similar bag HERE) , blue J Crew top, and my blue bubble necklace. Oh….and my cobalt blue YSL ARTY RING.  (They were recently discontinued, so if you are lusting after one, get one now!!)

I was wearing:

Top: J Crew, Skirt: Forever 21, Feather vest: Topshop, (similar HERE and HERE), Necklace: J Crew bubble necklace, Ring: YSL Arty ring (Get one before they sell out! Also buy HERE), Boots: Rag & Bone Newbury, Bag: Celine (Similar HERE), Bracelets: Hermes CDC and House of Harlow bangle, Fur Headband: Adrienne Landau, (Similar HERE and HERE), Coat: DKNY

On Nicola:

Dress: Zara. (Similar HERE and HERE), Studded blazer: Zara (Similar HERE), Boots: Chiara Ferragni, (Similar HERE and HERE) Ear cuffs:Topsop, Bag: Louis Vuitton

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White Fall Dress….two ways

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Which look is your favorite?

Dress: Zara (similar HERE and HERE), Leopard coat: Nordstrom (Similar HERE AND HERE), Boots: Rag & Bone-ON SALE at Shopbop!!  Ring: YSL, Necklace: Pamela Love, Sweater: Maison Martin Margiela for H&M (Similar HERE and HERE) Bag: Alexander Wang Leopard Brenda Sunglasses: House of Harlow

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Urban Jungle

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I paired two of Fall’s biggest trends for a fresh look: metallics and burgundy.  I found this awesome metallic skirt at Minusey for a great price.  I think the skirt adds a great pop of color in this dark, dismal Fall weather!  My burgundy quilted Balenciaga jacket is still my favorite Fall piece, and the color is just amazing.  I shot these photos in Astoria where I live……LOVE this city!  All photos by the amazing Katharine Andriotis. Details below on where to buy these items and recreate this look!

Jacket: BALENCIAGA (similar HERE and HERE) ** Also, for GREAT prices on Balenciaga jackets, as well as other designer items,  go to HG BAGS online!!   Skirt: MINUSEY **GREAT DEAL!** (Similar HERE and HERE), Bag: Celine Nano (similar HERE and HERE) Boots: Rag & Bone (Similar HERE and HERE), Ring: YSL, Necklace: Pamela Love ( last seen HERE)

Photos: Katharine Andriotis

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