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Winter Options For That Fabulous Bodysuit

First off we must say we can not believe it is December 1st already! Where did this year go? Besides December,

We have been thinking a lot about bodysuits lately, I know weird right? This is just a how a fashionista’s brain works. However, the amazing one piece has gone to such great heights in the summertime, especially with some high-waisted shorts! However, what about the winter? And yes, we are talking about our California winter. So, maybe a few extra layers if you are on the east coast. We’ve found that bodysuits are the answer to our sartorial prayers. Not only do they stay in place when tucked into high-waisted pants and skirts, but they’re also thin enough that they don’t add any unnecessary bulk. Under pretty blouses, the extra layer will keep you oh so warm and extend the life of your favorite summery tops. We wanted to share with you, 13 ways to keep that bodysuit fresh on deck in your closet.

Give new life to your summery tops by layering a long sleeve-bodysuit underneath.

Fashion girls are all pairing their band tees with long sleeve-tops for winter.

Dress up your favorite jeans with a pretty lace bodysuit.

With a pencil skirt, this piece is super flattering.

A ribbed bodysuit is an ideal piece to tuck into high-waisted pants—it doesn’t budge.

Or this button-down option bodysuit, for some extra style points.

Give us all the mesh in the world, please! Loose-fitting trousers balance out a see-through bodysuit.

Swap out an average turtleneck for a turtleneck bodysuit, and never fuss with keeping it tucked in again.

Copy and paste this look for all your holiday party festivities.

An off-the-shoulder piece looks fun with jeans and heels.

Your next going-out outfit need a sheer piece.

Fashion girls are inspiring us to keep wearing our breezy summer tops all through the winter by layering them over a turtleneck bodysuit.

Turtlenecks again—under blouses and button-downs, they bring new life into our wardrobes (and add an extra layer of warmth).

Hope you enjoy these style options for that banging bodysuit!

Let us know some of your favorite pair up’s with that heavenly one piece in the comments below!

Xx, B

VS FASHION SHOW // Our Favorite Looks

It’s finally here! The 2016 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show has officially kicked off in Paris. You’re probably well aware of the hype surrounding the event. For starters, Bella Hadid is walking in the show for the very first time ever, and passing her ex boyfriend (The Weekend) on stage probably felt amazing for the first timer! The Weekend performed, while Bella got to strut her stuff down the runway and show the ex boy toy what he was really missing.Not only did The Weekend perfom, but Lady Gaga as well! So did it live up to expectations? Absolutely.

The outfits were more over the top than ever in Paris… we’re talking dramatic details using lace, fringe, leather, and more. While last year saw the runway debut of BFFs Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid their sophomore season was arguably even better: The former donned a pretty black-and-white number while the latter was outfitted in a spectacular black outfit with straps galore. All the VS veterans also made a strong showing, including Alessandra Ambrosio and Adriana Lima. It was tough to narrow down our picks, but we’ve rounded up the very best looks below.

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We hope you enjoyed the show as much as we did!

Xx, B

The Best from Jacobs NYFW

To end New York Fashion Week, Jacobs took over the Ziegfeld Theater sidewalks included and put on a show stopping spectacle worthy of the days when the Ziegfeld was a hot ticket in the town during the 1930’s and 1940’s. If the red carpet and line up of real-life fans and step-and-repeat, by which models had to walk before entering the theater and stage-runway, were any hint, this was going to be big. The clothes were signature Jacobs. Messy, beautiful, punk, ladylike, shiny, grungy, grandpa, and glamorous all in one. A veritable soupcon of ideas pulled together.

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There were tons of red-white-and blues done in jazzy sequins dresses cut with the seam peaked-shoulder, nipped waist silhouette from Hollywood’s golden age, or a sweet tomboy sailor pant worth with lace-up boots from the turn of the last century. But then he spun his time machine to the glamrock 70’s, with platform boots holding up a hungover-looking girl in red hot shiny leather pants a bow blouse and a varsity jacket with patches including the playboy bunny. Elsewhere, Old Glory herself was redone was a shiny leather jacket over a perforated leather skirt and red cowboy boots, Hello Texas! Each look was a visual treat, like unwrapping a gift and finding a surprise. Crochet lace dresses with outrageous feather details and debutante-pretty gauze gowns covered in flowers looked beautifully oddball. But more fun was the face of a model blown up and screaming -in fear? delight? Lets say both- that he printed over an opera cape (worn over a denim dress printed with tickets), a trim day suit and the skirt of Bette Davis -worthy looking.

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Jacob’s is a student of history and fashion. Like the ringleaders he referenced in the shiny embroidered jackets he showed on the runway, he knows how to entertain- while still delivery some solid clothing. He loves humor and irreverence, and is really good at poking fun at fashion and celebrity… perhaps because he knows a thing or two about both. So yes, the night is pretty awesome- especially when the models were broadcast on a giant screen.

 

Xx, B

 

 

 

The Chicest Witches of Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching, Mercury in retrograde, and Blood Moons popping up, thing have been feeling a bit mystical. So, in the light of all the dark arts, I began to think about witches that also double as style icons, because who doesn’t want to look like American Horror Story: Fiona Goode? Or even Bewitched’s Samantha Stephens? Here are some of the chicest good, bad, but never the ugly witches.

Sarah, Nancy, Bonnie, and Rochelle: IN THE CRAFT

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Timberland Women’s 6-Inch Premium Waterproof Boots, $180; shoptimberland.com | Chicwish Green Plaid Check Skater Skirt, $37; chicwish.com | Sperry Top-Sider On Deck Military Anorak Jacket, $195; sperrytopsider.com | Polo Ralph Lauren Embroidered Cotton-Piqué Polo Shirt, $140; mytheresa.com | Proenza Schouler Small Backpack, $1,675; proenzaschouler.com

Hermione Granger in: Harry Potter

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NLST Wool-Blend Peacoat, $995; net-a-porter.com | Rag & Bone Cece Funnel Beck Pullover, $350; shoplesnouvelles.com | Uniqlo Women Pure Blue Japan Slim Boyfriend Fit Ankle Length Jeans, $60; uniqlo.com

Sabrina Spellman in: Sabrina, The Teenage Witch

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Saint Laurent “babies” Knee Boots, $1,495; barneys.com | Christopher Kane Swarovski Crystal-Embellished Wool-Crepe Mini Dress, $2,690; net-a-porter.com | Yazbukey Black Cat Clutch, $329; shopbop.com

Glinda The Good Witch in: The Wizard of Oz

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Rosie Assoulin Swimsuit Gown, $3,995; farfetch.com | Versace Scalloped Leather Pumps, $1,075; net-a-porter.com | Masterpiece M’O Exclusive Swam Embellishment Headband, $490; modaoperandi.com | J.Crew Lulu Frost Radiant Earrings, $225; jcrew.com

The White Witch in: The Chronicles of Narnia

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Miu Miu Shearling Coat, $8,670; net-a-porter.com | Marchesa Embellished Tulle Gown, $9,950; net-a-porter.com | Asos Asos Listen Up Ballet Flats, $27; us.asos.com | Jennifer Behr Fontina Diadem Headpiece, $450; shopbop.com

The Sanderson Sisters (Winifred, Mary, and Sarah) in: Hocus Pocus

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Lanvin Vintage Strappy Dress, $274; farfetch.com | Erin Elizabeth for Johnny Rosie Giselle Necklace, $46; us.asos.com | Alexander Wang Lys Pump, &795; alexanderwang.com | Dolce & Gabbana Embellished Cotton-Blend Lace Cape, $4895; net-a-porter.com

Fiona Goode in: American Horror Story: Coven

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Tom Ford Patent Leather Pump with Ankle Strap and Lock, $1,150; tomford.com | Altuzarra Classic Blazer, &1,395; farfetch.com | Roland Mouret Mellifera Skirt, $772; flannels.com | Steampunk Lace Custom Umbrella Parasol 24″ in Black, $7; newegg.com | Tory Burch Leather Bow Glove, $175; toryburch.com

Samantha Stephens in: Bewitched

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Dolce & Gabbana 105MM Mary Jane Lace Pump, $895; luisaviaroma.com | Marc by Marc Jacobs Quilted Shift Dress, $340; farfetch.com | Tuleste Gold Bow Headband, $125; bluefly.com | Miu Miu Leather Trimmed Wool Duffle Coat, $3,270; net-a-porter.com

Willow Rosenberg in: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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Delpozo Plaid Wool-Crepe Wide-Leg Pants, $2,050; modaoperandi.com | Rochas Short Sleeve Sweater, $300; thecorner.com | La Garçonne Purified Polly Tassel Loafer, $395; lagarconne.com | Michael Kors Whisper Medium Hoop Earrings, $39; piperlime.gap

Xx, B