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Fresh Picks: Moto Max

This fall, we’re all about infusing a dose of “bad girl” style into our existing wardrobes! From the versatile moto jacket to the season’s fresh crop of booties with edgy details, this trend just lends itself to toughening up your feminine wardrobe pieces. And we’re more than OK with that!

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1. Free People “Dillon” Studded Tee

2. Steve Madden “Glazee” Stud Trim Backpack

3. Free People Hooded Vegan Moto Jacket

4. Steve Madden “Raleighh” Ankle Boots

5. French Connection Jet Leather Tank

6. Sam Edelman “Eavan” Sandals

7. Sam Edelman “Chester” Booties

8. French Connection “Gypsy” Bucket Bag

9. French Connection Faux Killa Croc Leggings

10. Steve Madden “Ringoo” Booties

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On Our Favorites: Wild Ones

Our 'My Favorites' list is always brimming with so much awesomeness; we just have to share some of it with you!

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Steve Madden “Ecentric” in Leopardthe skate-inspired sneaker is having a total moment with this feisty print!

Jack by BB Dakota “Elden” in Black  - we love how the animal print takes this classic coat silhouette to another level.

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Inspired By: ‘90s Vibes

While the glorious, teenage angst-filled decade of the ‘90s was not without its share of fashion misses, it still sparks a certain rebellious nostalgia that is finding its way back into the current fashion landscape.

Today’s street style inspiration is a simple, casual take on a not-quite-grunge, not-quite-preppy look that epitomizes one of the most wearable ways to pay homage to a great decade. 

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1. Splendid “Glen Valley” Stripe Tee

2. Ray-Ban Original Wayfarer

3. Free People Roller Crop Jeans

4. Steve Madden “Stinnger”

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Fresh Picks: Wine Country

One of the many things we look forward to in the fall is a rich, saturated color palette, particularly in shades inspired by wine. You don’t need to be a sommelier to appreciate this abundantly flattering hue of red!

Whether you add in a little or a healthy serving of wine in your fall wardrobe, one thing’s for sure—these shades of Bordeaux, burgundy and merlot are the perfect way to toast a new season ahead!

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1. Free People Deep V Trapeze Cami in Merlot

2. ALDO “Cagno” Tote in Bordo

3. Free People Jacquard Pieced Moto Jacket in Deep Burgundy

4. Jessica Simpson “Dewy” in Bava Red Juba

5. Herschel Supply Co. “Pop Quiz” Backpack in Burgundy Damask

6. Gabriella Rocha Free Flow Lace Tank in Burgundy

7. Free People Lace Racerback Crop Bralette in Merlot

8. Lucky Brand “Nirvana” Crossbody Tote in Cranberry

9. Free People “Hard Days” Skirt in Cranberry

SHOP REDS & BURGUNDIES >>

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On Our Favorites: Digital Print

Our 'My Favorites' list is always brimming with so much awesomeness; we just have to share some of it with you!

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French Connection “Wilderness Check” Dress – The futuristic take on floral print makes this dress utterly fresh and modern.

L.A.M.B. “Ekta” Hobo  – We love the multi-dimensional look of this ultra-chic oversized bag.

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Inspired By: The Column Skirt

Today’s street style inspiration is all about mixing ‘40s-inspired femininity with simple, contemporary pieces. By pairing a ladylike column skirt with a relaxed tee, it instantly transforms the look into something totally of-the-moment.

Check out our take on this chic mash up below:

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1. Le Specs “Sphinx” Sunglasses

2. BCBGeneration Round Neck Top

3. Free People Geometric Skirt

4. Steve Madden “Varcityy” Pumps

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Fresh Picks: Gray Area

As fall gets closer, gray, one of our favorite go-to neutrals, definitely starts to pop up on our radar at a more rapid pace.

This ultra-wearable middle ground between black and white just has a knack for getting on heavy rotation in our closets year round, but particularly when transitioning into fall!

Check out a few of our recent favorites in the world of gray:

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1. Free People “Gemma” Tunic

2. ALDO “Hendon” Clutch

3. kensie Cowl  Neck Dress

4. French Connection “Mississippi Melange” Dress

5. ALDO “Kristina” Pumps

6. French Connection “Mini Milla” Knit Top

7. Free People “Cloudy Day” Cardigan

8. BCBGeneration Sweater

9. Sam Edelman “Felicia” 


SHOP MORE GRAY >>

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Inspired By: Grown-Up Overalls

Let’s face it; overalls are one of the most polarizing trends right now. Although it’s true that certain overalls and overall pairings can run you the risk of looking kindergarten rather than grown-up chic, don’t dismiss this unexpectedly wearable trend just yet!

There are actually lots of ways to make the overall look very current and yes—even chic! Try doing a black and white pairing (like our lovely street style inspiration below) or opt for stark monochromatic white. If you prefer a more classic blue denim style, pair it with something dressier underneath, like a pretty silk blouse.

Check out our take on the updated, very of-the-moment overalls below!

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1. Alternative Cap Sleeve Crew in White

2. House of Harlow 1960 Tambora Triangle Necklace

3. Le Specs “Alohaha” Sunglasses

4. Blank NYC Overalls in Cybergoth

5. Frye Campus Saddle Bag

6. DV by Dolce Vita “Zippy” Sandals