It’s a balmy 15 degrees here in Cleveland, with temps dropping into single digits (and wind chill BELOW ZERO) by tomorrow. Pretty sweet, huh? We have been in prime hibernation mode and praying to the homeowner’s god that our furnace can survive this cold freeze. At 12+ years old, you never know!
So, while cooped up in our humble abode, I’ve taken to “window shopping” online for some serious style inspiration. I have to say, it is definitely hard to feel inspired when the world around you is a frozen tundra. Thank goodness for the internet. I’ve bypassed most of the Resort 2014 collections (I’m just NOT ready yet!) and instead, focused on transitional neutral-toned separates that can be:
1) Worn immediately
2) Transitioned into Spring
3) Stored away for next year
It’s also not too late to take advantage of the post-holiday clearance sales- there are tons of great multi-season staples hidden amongst the holiday sparkles and glitz.
Here are two “looks” that peaked my interest :
LOOK#1: Acne Fall/Winter 2014 LOOK#2: 3.1 Phillip Lim Fall/Winter 2014
Notice the menswear inspired theme? I love the boxy/loose cuts balanced with touches of fitted femininity. A perfect yin and yang in my opinion. I could also see many of those pieces incorporated into next season, next year, etc. Timeless. The best kind of purchases.
Now, I’ve done all of the hard work for you. All it takes is a little mouse scroll and you’ll see (and shop) my “clearance rack” interpretations of the looks above!
Stay warm. Stay safe. Stay inspired.