Fashion Over Reason: September 2017

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Autumn Farm Girl

heleneisfor, aritzia, sea new york, mohonk mountain house farm

The end of summer is always a bit bittersweet. While it means that the hot season's joie de vivre and laissez-faire wardrobe is coming to an end to make way for shorter days and cooler nights, it also entails luxe cozy knit layering, fall harvest, and brown spirit tipples.

I feel lucky to have grown up in the Northeast where we're blessed with four distinct seasons that evoke different sentiments. All of them conjure unique feelings of nostalgia. There's nothing like a late summer jaunt upstate (especially when the sun's rays still shine bright and warm in the daytime) to enjoy the best of what autumn has to offer. Farm and foliage fun.

And maybe a pumpkin spice latte (or two).

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Details:
Aritzia top
Sea New York jeans
Donal J. Pliner shoes
Ray-Ban sunglasses
Kaufmann Mercantile bag

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Saturday, September 23, 2017

Eye-Catcher

Aritzia Wilfred Mariette dress, Aritzia Little Moon Dianthus denim jacket, Donald J Pliner slides

I surprised myself a few times this summer: I bought a yellow dress, I wore a ton of red (I mean, a ton), and now here I am in a bright print dress and pink shoes. Somehow I've been attracted to eye-catching pieces all summer long.

That's the fun thing about style and trends: you can play around and adapt them to your personal fashion vibes. Not all of-the-moment fads are for everyone, but there's nothing wrong with going outside your usual realm to experiment with color ways and silhouettes that aren't already on your roster. So long as you feel great in them, that's the most important.

Fall is here though... which means I might have to revert back to my beloved black-white-grey sartorial palette soon. Sorry not sorry.


Pics by Yael Steren

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Details:
Aritzia dress
Aritzia jacket
Donald J. Pliner shoes
Ray-Ban sunglasses
Bag from Mexico

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Nothing Short of Mellow

heleneisfor, realisation par yellow dress, Rare Atlantic Moroccan straw bag, Madewell Grecian sandals, santorini, Greece


Don't adjust your computer screen. Yes, that is indeed a yellow dress I am wearing. Is this an identity crisis?! I can't even remember the last time I wore anything yellow, let alone a full on frock.

But here I am and loving it. If you follow me on Instagram (which you should!), then you know I spent the last days of summer gallivanting about the Cyclades region and Hellenic country. I figured what could provide a better contrast to Greece's beautiful blue and white scenery than a pop of sunshine in the form of a bright, silky garment?

And that's how I came to acquire my first yellow dress. And yes, it made me feel very mellow.

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Details:
Réalisation Par dress
Madewell sandals
Warby Parker sunglasses
Rare Atlantic bag

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