When I packed for New York I intentionally left some space in my suitcase to accommodate new purchases. Maybe it's the awkward transition from summer to fall, but I left empty handed after numerous trips to my favorite stores that typically prove to be dangerous. One of my last attempts was a trip to Barneys, where I must have tried on twenty pairs of jeans, until I found some that are as comfortable (they're as soft as some of my pajamas!) as they are flattering. I'm sure I'll pull out my skinny jeans once it's boot weather (so I can tuck them into these and these), but for now I'm completely smitten with the wide leg variety.
I'd been reluctant to embrace the light denim trend since it reminded me too much of my acid-washed days of 2nd grade. When I was in J.Crew though, I couldn't resist this chambray shirt that feels like your boyfriend's button down, but in a more manageable size. As it turns out, ...read more