My Fall Fashion Essentials

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With it just beginning to get cold outside, I wanted to share with you five of my fall essentials aka the items I cannot live without when it is just beginning to get cold outside. The first one is the all-time classic black bootie. It is something so easy and second nature to get drawn to when it gets cold out.

The next big essential in my life during the fall is my teddy bear coat. It has to be the softest jacket of them all! These jackets cause you feel like you are wrapped in a blanket all day!

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Another essential that I am drawn to is the chunky knit sweater. It is a staple piece during the fall to pair with everything. As a little tip when it comes to styling a sweater, layering is a fun aspect that spices up any outfit.

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NYFW Day 3: Son Jung Wan, Christian Cowan, and Jonathan Simkhai

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Day 3 of NYFW was actually my fifth day in the city! If you count the two days of photo shoots, LIM college panel discussion with Fashion Mingle, and the ever evolving events that happen during fashion week. So you can probably imagine the exhaustion at that point! Nevertheless actual day 3 of shows were nothing shy of amazing! Jonathan Simkhai being my all time favorite of the entire week.

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After several seasons of attending NYFW shows, I think the presentation style “shows” are my favorite. Not only are they more personal but they give you the chance to appreciate the designs and then mingle and meet some of the best people in the industry! Jonathan Simkhai’s presentation was exactly that. However my absolutely favorite part was getting to see the behind the scenes. Seeing how the designer interacted with his models, the photographers, that event staff, his team, not only made me appreciate his brand, but him as a person in this industry.

I’ve heard some horror stories about designers and how they treat people. So seeing first hand the artist and the environment he creates with his team was truly impressive. Each season I gain more and more respect for those behind the scenes. Well cheers to another NYFW in the books!



Ps. If you missed my IG stories during NYFW, you can find everything on my “NYFW” highlight on my Instagram!


Photography by Laurel Creative 

NYFW Day 2: Michael Costello, Chromat, and Vivienne Hu

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NYFW Day 2

Michael Costello, Chromat, and Vivienne Hu

Day 2 started with the TRESemmé team over at Spring Studios. They gave me a super cute braid and loose tousled curls. Then I was off to the Michael Costello show. The show was filled with floral dresses, bold colors, and sexy silhouettes. The Chromat show was nothing less then amazing! Every season the show gets bigger and better. Vivienne Hu gave me serious spring fever! (already, yes!) The lace, bright pale pinks and yellows, I seriously need to get one of her pieces!

NYFW Day 1: Nana Judy, Tadashi Shoji, Lanyu, Matthew Adams Dolan, and Jeremy Scott

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NYFW Day 1

Day one started with the Nana Judy show. This was a highly anticipated show for me! I've been getting so much inspiration from Australia recently, so to see the Melbourne founded streetwear brand come to NYFW was incredibly exciting. Not to mention Winnie Harlow (a Victoria Secret model) walked the Nana Judy runway. Oh and did I mention there was an actual Dalmatian that walked the runway too? Yea Nana Judy's collaboration with Disney's 101 Dalmatians was presented in the September 6th show at Spring Studios.  

Look 1: Burberry Skirt | All Saints Denim Jacket | Zara heels Look 2: LK Bennett Dress | Dior Flats | Vintage bag

This season I had the pleasure of working with designer Lanyu and her collaboration with makeup brand Eunarz. More on that K beauty brand later! Lanyu has a beautiful mix of traditional Chinese artisanship and modern design. Her designs are breath taking season after season. Also this season I was happy to see Matthew Adams Dolan & Jeremey Scott what an experience each of their shows are. Jeremey Scott's show is not only a fashion show but feels more like a broadway production!