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Chic styling to take you from brunch and beyond
Mar 28, 2013
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Avoid reaching for the same style staples every Saturday and Sunday. Whether you’re seeing friends, family, or a special someone, the key to having a truly great time is in the outfit.
Courtesy of Shopbop/Madewell/MANGO/Nordstrom/Vans
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The Farmers’ Market
Sunglasses and a hat keep the rays off your face, while comfortable sneakers make wandering a breeze.
1. J Brand Mid Rise Rail Jeans, $209; shopbop.com
2. Madewell Denim Boyshirt in Saltstone Wash, $88; madewell.com
3. MANGO Straw Hat, $39.99; mango.com
4. Illesteva Hudson Clear Sunglasses, $220; illesteva.com
5. Marc by Marc Jacobs Clearly Colorblocked Crossbody Bag, $228; nordstrom.com
6. VANS Brushed Twill Authentic Slim Sneakers, $60; vans.com
Courtesy of 3.1 Phillip Lim/Uniqlo/Catbird/Rag & Bone/Alexander Wang/Shopbop
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The Sports Match
Whether it’s the baseball diamond or basketball court, casual cool is the way to go. Skip the jersey and go with a statement varsity jacket as a chic nod to the athletic look.
1. 3.1 Phillip Lim Embroidered Souvenir Jacket, $1.250; 31philliplim.com
2. Uniqlo Round Neck Sweater, $12.90 (on sale); uniqlo.com
3. Catbird Brass Arrow Cuff, $60; catbirdnyc.com
4. Rag & Bone Boyfriend Jeans, $253; rag-bone.com
5. Kate Spade Cooper Strap Watch, $195; katespade.com
6. Alexander Wang Marion Bag, $750; alexanderwang.com
7. Rachel Comey Mars Booties, $395; shopbop.com
Courtesy of NET-A-PORTER/FARFETCH.com/Cole Haan/Forward by Elyse Walker
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The Gallery Crawl
A cultured day is the perfect opportunity for splashy prints and statement jewelry: You don’t want the art to get all the attention. Balance bright pieces with black and white basics.
1. Miu Miu Crepe Blouse, $895; net-a-porter.com
2. Marni Horn and Brass Floral Necklace, $550; net-a-porter.com
3. Kenzo Flared Skirt, $473.48; farfetch.com
4. Cole Haan Anne Street Top Handle Satchel, $378; colehaan.com
5. Charlotte Olympia Satin Kitty Flats, $595; forwardforward.com
Courtesy of NET-A-PORTER/Shopbop/Cusp
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The Dinner Party
A fun evening with friends calls for a statement dress and simple accessories. Go with a bold print on a simple shape—it’s the ideal option for pairing with an apron should the need arise.
1. Lela Rose Printed Cotton-Voile Dress, $1,195; net-a-porter.com
2. Monica Vinader Fiji 18-karat Rose Gold Vermeil Bracelet, $160; net-a-porter.com
3. Kotur Margo Minaudière, $350; shopbop.com
4. MICHAEL Michael Kors Aria Stud-Toe Pumps, $195; cusp.com
Courtesy of My-Wardrobe/Intermix/Stylebop/Otte
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An oversized tote makes smuggling your own snacks inside the theater easy, and a voluminous top means you don’t have to worry about overindulging. Bring along a sweater to cover up should the A.C. get cranked up high.
1. Vanessa Bruno Athé Silk Tapered Trousers, $254.38; my-wardrobe.com
2. 360 Linen Sweater, $185; intermixonline.com
3. Vanessa Bruno Cotton-Linen Embroidered Top, $520; stylebop.com
4. St. Kilda Pansy Ring with Diamond, $285; otteny.com
5. Dannijo Talford Necklace, $420; dannijo.com
6. By Malene Birger Donnya Shopping Tote, $45; shopbop.com
7. Rachel Comey Admiral Loafer in Gold, $190; otteny.com
Courtesy of Gap/NET-A-PORTER/SSENSE.com/Cat Bird/Westward Leaning
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The Dog Park
Look stylish yet practical with an embellished white tee and fashion’s latest shoe obsession: wedge sneakers. You’ll be able to run after your pup and meet a cute guy.
1. Gap 1969 Sexy Boyfriend Jeans, $69.95; gap.com
2. TNTees Reem Crystal Embellished T-Shirt, $170; net-a-porter.com
3. Alexander McQueen Leather Heroine Chain Strap Bag, $2,545; ssense.com
4. Max Steiner Origami Crane Necklace, $680; catbirdnyc.com
5. Westward Leaning No. 12 Children of California Sunglasses, $180; westwardleaning.com
6. Ash Alex Perforated Leather and Suede Wedge Sneakers, $235; net-a-porter.com
Courtesy of My-Wardrobe/Intermix/Nordstrom/Bergdorf Goodman/Les Nouvelles/Bottega Veneta
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The Family Dinner
When meeting your clan out for a big meal, keep things simple and family appropriate with a playful sweater and sleek black trousers. Let your personal style shine through with layered necklaces and a bold bag.
1. Joseph Gabardine Stretch Queen Trousers, $268.13; my-wardrobe.com
2. 360 Color Block Sweater, $288; intermixonline.com
3. Roberto Coin Tiny Treasures Anchor Necklace, $840; nordstrom.com
4. Lana Gold Blush Necklace, $690; bergdorfgoodman.com
5. 3.1 Phillip Lim Faded Botanical Pashli Mini Satchel, $625; shoplesnouvellles.com
6. Bottega Veneta Goatskin Pumps, $780; bottegaveneta.com
Courtesy of NET-A-PORTER/LoveMySwag.com/MATCHES/My Theresa
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The Girls’ Night Out
Get glam for fun with the ladies by pairing sparkly accessories with a bright dress. The lace and high neck of this pick keep the sexy hemline sophisticated.
1. LOVER Sara Lace Dress, $850; net-a-porter.com
2. Mawi Spike Crystal Necklace, $830; lovemyswag.com
3. Lanvin Tutti Frutti Swarovski Crystal Ring, $495; net-a-porter.com
4. Max Mara Sapone Clutch, $682; matches.com
5. Chloé Leather Pumps with Crystal Bead Embellished Strap, $756; mytheresa.com
Courtesy of Shopbop/La Garçonne/Stylebop/Fallon/Barneys/Lulu Frost
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The Shopping Trip
A simple top and shorts are comfortable for dashing between stores and easy to get in and out of when trying on clothes. Dress things up a tad with sleek booties and a bright bag.
1. Alexander Wang Boxy Eyelet Shorts, $425; shopbop.com
2.Vanessa Bruno Athé Silk Sleeve Pullover, $310; lagarconne.com
3. Marc by Marc Jacobs Rock Lobster Textured Leather Mini Rei Tote, $425; stylebop.com
4. Fallon Classique Microspike Ring, $100; fallonjewelry.com
5. Christian Louboutin Diptic Heels, $995; barneys.com
6. Lulu Frost Impromptu Necklace, $360; lulufrost.com
Courtesy of Tibi/Topshop/Kate Spade New York/Shopbop/Urban Outfitters/Stylebop
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Look pretty in a floaty dress and sparkly sandals, but come prepared for the elements when dining alfresco around the grill. A straw hat and classic denim jacket are ready for strong rays or an early evening chill.
1. Tibi V-Neck Cami Dress, $325; tibi.com
2. Topshop Moto Vintage Oversize Denim Jacket, $90; topshop.com
3. Kate Spade New York Bow Terrace Leigh Bag, $298; katespade.com
4. Brooklyn Heavy Metal Bark Necklace, $370; shopbop.com
5. Urban Outfitters Hat Attack Railroad Trilby Hat, $29; urbanoutfitters.com
6. Valentino Powder Rubber Thongs, $350; stylebop.com
Courtesy of AhaLife/J.Crew/Joie/ASOS/Stella & Dot/Zara
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The Movie Marathon
Opt for comfy pajama style separates when logging serious couch time with a best bud, but keep a pair of stylish flats handy for running to the corner deli to replenish snacks.
1. Jacqueline Ytuarte Recycled Gold Stackable Rings, $395; ahalife.com
2. J.Crew Collection Cashmere V Neck Sweater, $188; jcrew.com
3. Joie Caldwell Pants, $298; joie.com
4. Love Moschino Charming Fashion Tote, $220.42; asos.com
5. Stella & Dot Sidewinder Necklace, $44; stelladot.com
6. Zara Basic Velvet Slipper, $35.90; zara.com
Courtesy of NET-A-PORTER/Bloomingdale’s/Neiman Marcus/Jennifer Fisher Jewelry/Barneys
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The Dinner Date
Do simple accessories and a classic, but sexy, LBD on date night. No matter if it’s your first time out with a new guy or your longtime love, you’ll look stunning.
1. Alexander McQueen Stretch-Knit Dress, $1,895; net-a-porter.com
2. Crislu Gold Vermeil Pave Inside Out Hoop Earrings, $165; bloomingdales.com
3. Bottega Veneta Knot Clutch Bag, $1,650; neimanmarcus.com
4. Jennifer Fisher Twisted Arrow Ring with White Diamonds, $850; jenniferfisherjewelry.com
5. Gianvito Rossi Pointed Toe Pump, $585; barneys.com
Courtesy of Shopbop/Stylebop/Cusp/Miu Miu
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Playful colors, prints, and accessories keep picnic wear fun and chic. Skip dresses and skirts in favor of shorts; they’ll prove to be much smarter for sitting on the ground.
1. Alice + Olivia Butterfly Shorts, $187; shopbop.com
2. Juicy Couture Gold Toned Starfish Earrings, $50; stylebop.com
3. Joie Rancher Short Sleeve Pocket Blouse, $158; cusp.com
4. Miu Miu Acetate Noir Sunglasses, $390; miumiu.com
5. Loeffler Randal Mini Rider Bag, $395; shopbop.com
6. Repetto Or Rich Saphir Flip Flops, $270; stylebop.com
Courtesy of Neiman Marcus/Stylebop/NET-A-PORTER/Saks Fifth Avenue/Otte/Jewelmint
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Enjoy a lazy meal and good gossip with friends in a fun top that’s sure to impress your girlfriends, yet is relaxed enough to pair with skinny jeans and ballet flats.
1. Koral Skinny Low-Rise Jeans, $198; neimanmarcus.com
2. Roksanda Ilincic Rose Taupe Wool Crepe Top, $745; stylebop.com
3. Saint Laurent Arty Gold-Plated Glass Ring, $290; net-a-porter.com
4. Jil Sander Crocodile-Embossed Top Handle Bag, $1,690; saks.com
5. Repetto Goat Skin Flat, $285; otteny.com
6. JewelMint Branching Out Gold Hoops, $29.99; jewelmint.com
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