Fashion Friday: A Cold New York Night Out

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Last night Andrew and I were in New York for a fun event and with the weather dropping into the single digits figuring out what to wear was tough. I decided that wearing a dress would just be too cold so I opted for a menswear look inspired based on this amazing Veronica Beard blazer. I have always loved a white and black tux jacket, and after owning an affordable version (J.Lo for Kohls, for real) I decided to pony up and get a perfectly tailored one. I was loving the jacket with jeans but was worried it was a smidge too casual…
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tuxedo jacket // heels // jeans (these are awesome) // clutch // earrings (old, similar here)

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So I decided that leather leggings were more appropriate for this event, and so I popped on my most favorite (and only) pair from Helmut Lang.  These pants are so expensive, but they were worth every penny. I wear them ALL winter long, and have for the past three years- and they still haven’t stretched out beyond belief! The cost per wear on these, the most expensive pants I own, is less than many of my J.Crew pairs I have worn twice. It was a lesson to myself about spending well once instead of stupidly two or three times on trendier stuff. I loved this sleek, comfortable and warm look. The sparkly chandeliers and high pumps adding a dash of feminine and the clutch adding a pop of pattern. Sorry for the bad picture, I gotta up my game.

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Pretty tablescape at the RewardStyle Top 25 dinner at Public (which was really delicious and a gorgeous space!)

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We stayed at The Marlton Hotel, which I’ve blogged about before and LOVED.

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The rooms are so tiny, but SO perfect.

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Again, tiny bathroom, but so perfectly outfitted with brass Waterworks fixtures and marble.  And the bathtub was HUGE!

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Every detail is perfect, right down to the pad of note paper.

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A little bit of Paris in New York.

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I love these sconces, reminds me of the new Nickey Kehoe for Urban Electric hand sconces.

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Happy weekend, and to my fellow Bostonians- hang in there with  this mind-blowingly awful storm system heading our way! And happy Valentines Day!

 

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