Mixed Motif

Three-day weekends tend to throw me for a loop… Same story for you, too? 


In hindsight, I’m glad I stayed put — while most of Manhattan clears out over the holiday and heads East to close out Hamptons season, a small number of us stay in the city and relish the extra sidewalk space. No line at the grocery store, easy dinner reservations and a walk-in at SoulCycle? Life is GOOD!


… I know. But it’s the little things.

I’ve nearly finalized my plan for Fashion Week, and despite the fact that it’s intimidating as hell, I can’t wait to dive in.

The next few whirlwind days will be spent working, writing, photographing, catching up with blogger pals from across the country, and trekking to-and-from The Tents at Lincoln Center to the piers along the Westside Highway (where some of the edgier designers show their collections).

I’ll share more details later this week, but in the meantime, I’d suggest we keep in touch via Instagram if you’re interested in runway show snaps, tipsy updates from the after-after parties and, perhaps, an occasional selfie.

As you can tell, it’s (already) been a busy week. When the least of my concerns is what to wear, I rely on print-mixing to keep me on-trend and looking, well, like I have my shit together… Perception is reality, right?

Now, it’s back to my inbox. I hope you spent the three-day weekend sipping enough booze on the beach for the both of us!

bcbg blazer, striped blazers for women, floral blouse for women, baublebar necklacewhat are culottes

*Wearing: BCBGMAXAZRIA blazer (similar here and hereLoft blouse, Zara culottes, Zara sandals, BaubleBar necklace, ring c/o Capwell, sunglasses from Polette.com

Photography by Lydia Hudgens

Join the Convo:

  • Loving your print mixing! And that ring 😉

  • Absolutely love your color coordination here and the jacket is fab! I loved reading your fashion week post although I read it a tad bit too late and didnt get half of the things done right. I am going to be at the Rewardstyle event so I hope I get a chance to say hello!

    Have a great week!


  • Perfect print mixing where it’s wonderfully eclectic but all somehow works, love it!

  • Stop I am so in love with this outfit! The stripes and the floral and the red and the heels. Everything about it is gorgeous, lady! Can’t wait to see what amazing looks you put together for Fashion Week.

    xox Lara http://www.weheartbeautyblog.com

  • Hope you have a fab Fashion Week! I can’t wait to see what you’ll be wearing. (And, how gorgeous is that ring?!)

  • I have this same floral top & I love the idea of mixing it with a bold stripe piece…so cute!!

  • Love this whole outfit. The colours are stunning and that floral top is simply gorgeous xx


  • Big ol’ A+++ to this outfit…I’m in love! Also, I totally feel ya about spending Labor Day weekend in NYC–the quiet city was bliss!

  • FANTASTIC!! LOVE this entire look Hallie! You’re such a star! : )


  • I am seriously loving this look you put together. I actually have that top from Loft & the skort & shoes from Zara. Would have never thought to combine it all. Love this!

    xo, Lindsey

  • That blazer is SO good!

    Lacey 🙂

  • Love love this outfit! That skort is too cute and I love the pattern mixing! Can’t wait to live vicariously through your NYFW experience!


  • Loving those sunglasses xx

    Alecia http://www.likesof.us

  • Your ability to mix prints is ridiculous (in an absolutely amazing way). I literally love seeing the different patterns you mix and then I head to my closet to see if I can do something similar. Thanks for all the inspiration.

    • Thanks, girl! Mixing prints is my style MO. Looking forward to (stalking your blog to) see what you come up with!

  • Well, it’s safe to say I’m obsessed with that blazer. Should’ve picked it up when it was on sale! And the whole outfit is just good. Super excited to insta-lk you for Fashion Week!
    grey et al

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    Love finding new bloggers! Great blog.

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