15 hour work days, endless conference calls, witness prep sessions and the list goes on and on…what can I say, the last two weeks have been rough.
I don’t often talk about my personal life here on the blog, but it’s after weeks like these that I’m reminded of how impossible this working full time as a lawyer while trying to stay consistent with the blog thing can oftentimes feel. So, bear with me when I occasionally drift into absentia. I promise I’m trying my best.
A few weekends ago (before the work mania began), Bugsy and I were heading out for brunch with our adorable little nephew. The temperatures had just gotten a little cooler and I couldn’t wait to wear some fall staples I had been collecting since the summer months. If you’re a young professional in NYC (or any other city really), your schedule is likely as intense as mine, and versatile wardrobe staples are an absolute must when you barely have time to (online) shop or put together a cute weekend outfit.
So, for our casual brunch at The Smith, I went with a no fail, simple, but still on trend look, sporting pieces you’ll definitely be seeing on me again and again this upcoming season. I recently purchased a delicate knit black camisole with lace details that I knew I could wear to work (under a suit or with a cardigan) or on the weekend (alone or layered under a slouchy sweater during the colder months). I paired the top with my favorite pair of super stretchy dark wash high waist skinny jeans and black reptile low heel ankle boots that can be dressed up (with a dress or skirt or fun top) or down (with a pair of jeans or joggers). For accessories, I went with multilayered geometric pendant necklaces, super retro round flat lens sunnies, Cluse gold and black watch and a slouchy black bucket bag with oversized tassels. To finish the look, I wore what has quickly become my go-to fall topper, a brown suede motorcycle jacket.
Jacket | Zara Suede Effect Jacket || Top | Zara Top With Lace || Jeans || True Religion Harper Super Skinny High Rise Jeans || Shoes | Zara Embossed Leather Low Heel Ankle Boots || Necklace | Forever21 Geo Pendant Necklace || Bag | Foley + Carinna Sascha Drawstring Bucket Bag || Watch | CLUSE Minuit Mesh Gold/Black Watch || Sunglasses | ASOS Round Metal Sunglasses With Fine Frame and Flat Lens