EASY CHIC LOOKS
By now you all know that I tend to toe the line between almost lazy (hello jeans, a tee and sneakers) and chic (a blazer saves the day every time!). While I probably feel most at home in boots that turn the heads of bikers (those guys know good boots and jackets), the following are three easy and chic looks that I lean on all the time. My rule of thumb is that no matter what you wear, good accessories can polish off any sartorial choice.
For this reason, I have (way too many) sunglasses that complete any given look. For as long as I have been shopping online, I have been ordering my glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses from Vision Direct. Those guys have the BIGGEST range of glasses at somehow heavily discounted rates. All of my Tom Ford, Celine, Ray-Ban and Spektre frames have come from them, quickly and at a far more affordable rate than any IRL store.
AVIATORS AND AN EVERYDAY DRESS
This dress is a linen one that I brought home with me from my recent time back in Adelaide. It is a vintage linen dress, a style that is always chic and appropriate, and is also around a lot at the moment. I love these kinds of relaxed dresses for the warmer months. They are equally something I have been wearing with a biker jacket in the cooler weather.
I am a huge fan of the classic aviator- I love that they are a little on the masculine side, being a bit of a tomboy. This particular pair are by Randolph Engineering, who are an American brand that supply classic aviators to the US military.
WEARING: VINTAGE LINEN DRESS (SIMILAR HERE), GUCCI MARMONT PUMPS, RANDOLPH SUNGLASSES, VOID WATCH, NAJO HOOP EARRINGS
OVERSIZED GLASSES AND CROP TROUSERS
The second look I have been wearing a lot for the office in particular of late is this one, with a cropped high waisted pant and button down shirt. To keep things interesting, a printed scarf and oversized glasses adds a little extra chic detail. A cropped trouser or midi length skirt is all about showcasing shoes and balancing the look out with something on the top half.
Enter some oversized sunglasses.
I was drawn to the oversized shape and the detail on the arms of these chic Marc Jacobs glasses. In a tradition of Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Onassis, a large, dark frame is always an elegant choice.
Side note: How cool is the man in the top hat, glasses and tie on this vintage scarf?
WEARING: BLACK BUTTON DOWN SHIRT, VINTAGE CHANEL TROUSERS (SIMILAR HERE), ISABEL MARANT PUMPS, VINTAGE SCARF, MARC JACOBS SUNGLASSES, AMETRINE CLUTCH BAG, NAJO HOOP EARRINGS
HEXAGONAL FRAMES AND DENIM ON DENIM
How can I share three looks without one involving denim? I can’t. So here it is.
For one of the first times I decided to try black denim on denim, something I had previously avoided. Since the washes are pretty different, it doesn’t come across as looking too same-same. Easy chic!
I am seriously in love with these Ray-Ban hexagonal frames! I’d loaned them to wear on day three during MBFWA in 2016, more than a year ago and I had not stopped wanting them. I love a round frame, so the hexagon and I were always bound to get along. HOW. COOL. ARE. THEY?? Not kidding, I am in love.
WEARING: BOHEMIAN TRADERS DENIM JACKET, WHITE TEE, OUTLAND DENIM JEANS, MIDAS ANKLE BOOTS, RAY-BAN HEXAGONAL SUNGLASSES, VOID WATCH, NAJO HOOP EARRINGS