Neon in New York

Hello from New York! Fashion Week has been an absolute whirlwind. I’ve had no concept of time/day/year/etc since the moment I’ve touched down at LaGuardia airport, but I realized last night that it’s Monday and I owe you a post.

On Saturday, I spent the day at Lincoln Center, the mecca of Fashion Week and that big white building you see in the movies. In between shows, I lingered (loitered?) outside the tents people watching for a bit.

I noticed that this season is a bit more dressed down than in year’s past. Most street style photographers were drawn to layered, neutral styles and untraditional pairings. Think blouses, booties, shorts, a vest and a jacket. Or a striped jacket with patterned pants.

My utilitarian BCBG Bronnen jacket and neon United Nude pumps are the two favorite pieces I brought with me (in my 62 lb bag) to New York.

I’ve styled them a few ways for a number of different looks: utilitarian chic, like above; and with a black tank and leather leggings for a more laid-back, edgy on-the-go vibe. I’ll probably wear them one more time here in New York, perhaps with a sequined top, black shorts and envelope clutch.

Sidenote: A huge thank you to Mary from MAS fashion for snapping these pics. I love seeing you and am glad we had the chance to hang in New York!

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  • LOOKING GOOD LADY!!!! those shoes are to die for !! 🙂 xo

  • Jen

    Those shoes are dope! Definite show-stealers. Love this look – comfy, chic and fierce. So sad I didn’t get to run into you – but hope you had fun!

    Jen
    http://www.houseofjeffers.com

  • Jessica

    Such an unexpected combo, but I love! The picture of your dress hem and shoes is AMAZE!

    • Thank you! I’m in love with that one, too. Mary is an ar-teest!

  • Lisa

    Those shoes make the outfit POP! This is such a great outfit for this fall weather preview we are having!

    • Thanks! Not gonna lie, I had to stand in the shade — too hot in the sun! I cannot wait for fall 🙂

  • That dress is absolutely gorgeous! I love the way it moves.

    • Thank you! I do too, but I had a SERIOUS Marilyn moment. Just waiting for a photo of my you-know-what to surface on, like, Marie Claire or something. Lord almighty!

  • You look amazing!!! You are completely rocking those shoes & I’m loving following your FW photos on instagram!

    xo Jackie
    …livingaftermidnite

  • UM WHAT – amazing shoes. Those are total killers and I love them.
    I am so glad I got to meet you, my dear style friend. I wish we had more time together!

    xxx

  • Sounds like you are having fun and showing off some awesome looks while in New York!
    – Heather

  • Faith @ The Cheap Girl’s Guide to Chic

    I love what neon shoes can do for an outfit! The neon trend is fun, but it’s hard to pull off. The small dose in the shoes is perfect!

  • Im in love with your shoes! You look great! I’m so bummed I couldn’t make it to fashion week this season! It sounds like everyone is having the best time!

    • Thanks, April! I am bummed, too. Are you planning to go in February?

  • Melisa
    • Thanks for sharing this, Melisa! I hadn’t seen it yet before. Very cool 🙂

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