All things nude (the color, not actually clothes-less - get your mind out of the gutter!)

Alexander Wang Suede Coco Duffel Bag at shopbop ($850)

Thakoon Twist Skirt at shopbop ($765)

Alaïa Floral Cut-out Sandals at Outnet (one sale for $705)

Alexander Wang Brenda Bag in Sand at Forward ($724)

Gorjana Graham Wrap Bracelet at shopbop ($54)

Nanette Lepore Burning Heart Dress at shopbop ($268)

Antik Batik Quilted Cutout Dress at Net-a-Porter ($510)

Stella McCartney Pleated Ruffle Hem Dress at Outnet (on sale for $418.50)

You make the call - but I'll give you a hint - I'm head-over-heels obsessed with one of them!

Jeffrey Campbell All Stud at Amazon ($244.95)
1990s Dr. Martens, meet hardwear.

Twenty8Twelve Monomark Skirt at shopbop ($282)
Too much flare? Maybe.

Alexander Wang Oxford-style shirt dress at Net-a-Porter ($465)
Washed denim formalwear? I dunno...

Did you guess? I heart the studded boots. Ballsy, but spectacular.

Platform heels are all the rage: because 4-inch heels just aren't enough height for some women, especially when you can feasibly add one or more inches to the ball of the shoe!

I, for one, can barely walk in 2 inch heels, so these ain't for me. But they are stunning...

L.A.M.B. Z-Project Platform Pumps at shopbop ($300)

Elizabeth and James Paris Suede T Strap Pumps at shopbop ($365)

Alessandro Dell'Acqua Buckle Pump in Cream at Forward (on sale for $273)

Alessandro Dell'Acqua Buckle Pump in Cream/Black at Forward (on sale for $283)

Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti Shoes Peep Toe Platform Pumps with Cutouts at shopbop (FINAL SALE for $157.50!)

Oscar de la Renta Snakeskin-effect platform sandals at Outnet (on sale for $450)

My dear friend CH is moving to London in a week - sad! To pay homage to her departure, here are a few things she'll need across the pond.

Gryphon Aldridge Trench at shopbop ($875)

Hunter Boots Boa Snake Embossed Rubber Boots at shopbop ($225)

COSMOSIS Women's Spin Drift Boot at Endless ($249.95)

Lark & Wolff By Steven Alan Trench at Urban Outfitters ($88)

Elizabeth and James City Cape at shopbop (on sale for $347.50)

Simply Vera Vera Wang Crop Trench Coat at Kohl's (on sale for $48.99)

Pringle 1815 Rose Jacquard Trench & Abstract-Print Tank Dress at Neiman Marcus ($495)

Helen Kaminski Ebele Rain Hat at Saks ($90)

JJ lusts after these boots. (and for the record, so do I) But they are probably Ann Demeulemeester or something and heinously expensive. SO:
Fashion challenge: find a quasi-affordable copy...

A few alternatives:

Biviel Women's BV1627 Knee-High Lace-up Boot at Endless (on sale for $169.90)

Jeffrey Campbell Rilla Lo Lace Up Boots at shopbop (on sale for $191.80)

Jeffrey Campbell All Lace Up Combat Boots at shopbop ($220)

rag & bone Combat Boot in Black Leather at Forward ($495)

ROSEGOLD Walt Mid Calf Moto Boots with Buckles at shopbop (on sale for $227.50)

Pour La Victoire Women's Kerry Lace-up Knee-High Boot at Endless (on sale for $312.79)

Sam Edelman Women's Dupree Boot at Endless ($349.95)

John Fluevog Women's Jenna Ankle-High Lace Boot at Endless ($318.95)

Miz Mooz Women's Harlem Boot at Endless (on sale for $112.58)

Madden Girl Women's Zarrin Ankle Boot at Endless ($59.95)

Volatile Women's Mechanic Boot at Endless ($99.95)

DKNY Footwear Women's Combat at (on sale for $381.60)

My favorite is a bit different (and sadly, expensive)

Esquivel Monica Boot in Black/Black Suede Spat at Forward ($858)

After last night's Hollywood-style shindig, "glamour" is the word of the day - sequins, silk, beads, and lots of bling...

Herve Leger All Over Sequins Bandage Cocktail Dress in Gunmetal at shopbop (on sale for a cool $1,449)

IRO Gomer Dress at shopbop (on sale for $252)

Mason by Michelle Mason Miniskirt with Metal Trim at shopbop ($275)

Deepa Gurnani Beaded Clutch at shopbop ($187)

Alexander Wang Slim Grommet Dress at shopbop (on sale for $275)

Vena Cava Mandala Dress at shopbop (on sale for $354.20)

Zambos & Siega Python Peggy Clutch at shopbop ($132)

Wink Lucy Dress at shopbop ($275)

This incessant rain has got me daydreaming of weekend getaways to anywhere-but-here. Instead of closing my eyes and spinning the globe, I'm deriving inspiration from my favorite dreams-really-do-come-true site, The Outnet.


Lanvin Metallic cross-front sandals
Original Price $945 Now $378


Michael Kors Wool-blend shift dress
Original Price $1,790 Now $626.50


Michael Kors Striped cotton strapless dress
Original Price $1,475 Now $516.25


Derek Lam Block-print silk camisole dress
Original Price $1,890 Now $567


Roberto Cavalli Gold-tone neckpiece
Original Price $865 Now $346


Chloé Silk-blend ruffle dress
Original Price $2,675 Now $802.50