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The Sandal Scandal

He Did NOT Just Wear Socks With Those!

But I really did. While everyone else is freaking out about pumpkin everything, I’m here doing this… Because if you’re gonna wear your Tevas into the fall, you’re gonna wanna keep your feet farm. That’s why this genius collab between Woolrich and Teva is capitalizing on the now-cool socks and sandals trend. I mean warm wool socks with granola-vibe footwear - so on point though and it definitely makes a statement. It says “I’m so cool that I don’t care what I wear. I can even wear this ridiculous combo on my feet but that just makes me cooler because you don’t get it”. Aka fashunz. Anywayyy, as we move into the fall I’m gonna try to maintain some bright colors in my wardrobe instead of regressing to all black. I’m slowly working in warm colors like this mustard in my beanie and maybe even a few unexpected shades like the teal in my colored jeans. Here’s to a new season and some more new wardrobe choices.

Wearing:

Levi’s Jacket  //  French Connection Shirt  //  Armani Exchange Jeanss  //  Teva x Woolrich Socks and Sandals Pack  //  Coach Beanie

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NYFW Comedown 

My Closet’s Playing Tricks On Me

OMG but you guys like seriously. The first week back to reality after a crazy New York fashion week has been the absolute worst. I guess it’s kinda bratty to complain about going to shows and drinking all the free booze my liver could handle, but the fact that I had to still work a full-time job on top of it all really puts a damper on all the fun. Okay, I’ll shut up now but at least allow me to use the end of a sleepless fashion week as an excuse for making my closet play tricks on me. I mean I’m pretty sure I’m wearing heels in this outfit. And an almost crop top button down. And layered pants.  And I’m not even mad at it. Thoughts on the pieces from this look?

Wearing:

MKI Shirt  //  Chapter Trousers  //  Camper Shoes  //  Rains Backpack  //  Profound Co. Hat

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Wear To Work

Redefining Business Casual

When it comes to dressing for work, the lines between business and casual are sometimes unclear. Nowadays, office appropriate attire doesn’t necessarily have to mean a suit and tie. My office tends to have a really relaxed dress code. Most days I wear jeans and a t-shirt to work but that’s just the nature of my office environment. For this work-inspired outfit I chose to dress down a tailored blazer the way I would wear it to my office. Sneakers, a snapback, and some slim pants are a great way to achieve a relaxed office look. 

This Thursday September 18th, I’m inviting you to attend the EXPRESS x GQ #Back2Business event at the EXPRESS Times Square store, located at 46th & Broadway at 6pm. GQ’s executive stylist Brett Fahlgreen will be there along with other special guests to answer all your “wear to work” styling questions. All purchases made during the event will receive a special 25% off discount so come with your friends and hang out with me while we shop and enjoy some whiskey and light bites! More info about the event can be found in the flyer below. Be sure to RSVP and hope to see some of you guys later this week!

Wearing:

Express Blazer  //  Express Henley  //  Express Chinos  //  New Balance Sneakers  //  Profound Co. Hat

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Disclosure: This post was written as a part of my collaboration with Express.