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Gift Guide 2018: For Him

Gift Guide 2018

Top Picks For The Guys On Your List

The gift guides are here! Take a peek at some of my favorite gifts for the guys in your life. These are pieces that I use and love, or want as a gift! Some great promotions happening as well. As always, gifts are across all price points, happy shopping! x -Preston

Cozy For The Holidays

How To Rock A Cozy Athleisure Look For The Holidays

As much as the holiday season is all about dressing up for events and parties, it’s also about staying cozy while looking cool, chic, & holiday ready. One of the best ways to upgrade any athleisure look for the holiday season is to play with festive texture and pattern. I’m loving these Abercrombie classic joggers paired back to a classic denim shirt and beyond amazing chunky cardigan also from Abercrombie! Not only is this look cozy as ever while inside the house, but will keep you looking cool, relaxed, & festive while running errands, Christmas shopping, etc. Pair with a cool sneaker or boot to take the look outdoors and swap for your favorite slippers when back in the house.

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2018 Fall Shopping Edit #1

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What To Buy Right Now

 

It’s (pretty much) Fall y’all! Even though we are just a few short weeks away from crisp days and chilly nights, the switch has been flipped and cooler weather is indeed here. I’ve scoured the web (and my closet) to bring you guys the first of a few ultimate shopping edits for Fall 2018. All of these pieces are easily mixed into your existing wardrobe and can be worn right now! Happy shopping, feel free to DM me with any questions or comments. x – Preston

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Nodding To Fall With Denim & Color

While the temps may be steamy here in New York, my mind is racing with thoughts of chunky sweaters & chelsea boots for Fall. Until then, it’s time to start nodding to Fall with great denim & autumn-trend tones even while it’s still warm out there. For denim, it’s all about a vintage, 90’s style wash like these skinnies from Abercrombie. Not only is the wash perfectly aged, but the fit is insane and contain just the right amount of stretch. For shirting, opt for classic oxford-cloth shirts in Fall-ready colors, one of the biggest trends of the season being mustard. This one from Abercrombie is perfectly washed with a killer fit. Throw a varsity-inspired sweater around your waist or shoulders for a little hint at layering (you can always throw in your bag when the temps rise throughout the day).

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Holiday Style: How To Wear Jeans For Thanksgivin...

How To Wear Jeans For Festive Thanksgiving Dinner Style

Dinners and parties with family, friends, colleagues…the Holiday season invites are endless and throughout the next two months I’ll be bringing you guys great Holiday styling options for your packed Holiday schedules. With the Thanksgiving holiday ​right around the corner (this week, AH!) , it’s time to nail your turkey day while staying comfortable and stylish at the same time. I usually save great trousers and patterned pants for Christmas and New Years parties, opting for a killer pair of jeans for Thanksgiving.
They key to making jeans work for your Thanksgiving look is not only to dress them up, but to make sure you’ve got a little stretch in them for that post-turkey coma comfort. I’ve partnered with 7 For All Mankind to style these Luxe Sport Authentic slim jeans from Nordstrom for Thanksgiving dinner. Not only are they INSANELY comfortable but they look awesome paired back to a chunky turtleneck sweater and wool, plaid blazer. (love this wash for dressing up and for everyday) Pair them with a dark, dressy chelsea boot to add a bit more polish and toss on a herringbone scarf to add another element of texture to the look. (Style tip: I frayed the bottom of the jeans for everyday styling, and love the rugged element of the fray in contrast with the slick chelsea boot)
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3 Fall Trends You Can Wear Right Now

How To Shop For New Clothes in August (and what you should be buying)

For many of us, August means long Summer vacations, cool nights at the beach, and last minute vacation shares with your besties. In the fashion world, August means Fall is here and in full swing. While many retailers have adapted their product delivery schedules to make up for the fact that it’s still too damn hot for puffer coats, many continue to push the Autumn fashion deliveries to stores. What does this mean for us? I like to consider August as my Fall wish-list time frame…giving me a full month to digest what the big trends are, what the brands are pushing, and to start making note of the pieces I am going to invest in once the weather changes.


However with all of this yummy new product packing store shelves, I’m always dying to make a few purchases ahead immediately. If you are going to start shopping in stores during August, I’ve made a list below of a few things to be aware of:

  • Watch the Prices on Big Pieces: As excited as you are to get your hands on something new, keep in mind that the more expensive pieces you are seeing (leather jackets, puffer coats, chunky knits etc) will go on sale sooner rather than later as the Holiday deliveries usually deliver in mid October (which will typically bump down prices on Fall items).

 

  • Be Seasonally Smart: Make sure the pieces you are buying can actually be worn right away (aka stay away from heavy wools, down layers, chunky leathers, etc) Some of the biggest Fall trends are versatile enough to be worn right now, we’ll recap those in a minutes.

 

  • Don’t Jump Right Into Crazy Trends: When shopping for early Fall pieces, don’t go too trendy too quickly. I always find that my style develops and changes once true Fall weather rolls around aka there may be a trend that I thought I would’t get into that I instantly become obsessed with, etc. Ease yourself into trends by playing with trendy accessories at first.

Now that we’ve gone over  a few best practices, let’s get to the fun part. Below are some of the biggest trends for Fall and some pieces that you can wear right now to boost your August wardrobe and take you right into Autumn like a pro.

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Christmas Shopping in Brooklyn: American Field x...

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After a wonderful kick-off dinner in Manhattan last week, the guys from American Field market (think the coolest & freshest menswear designers all in one room showing off their merch) invited me to swing by the Brooklyn market this past weekend. The set-up was killer. Brands ranging from Boll & Buck to Sailormade assembled in one room to meet with browsers, brands, bloggers & editors. Take a peek at some of the pics we snapped at the expo, as well as the look I threw on to venture off to Brooklyn, after the jump…(I linked to the pieces I’m wearing in the pics below…minus a few things that are no longer available in which case, I have subs for you guys!) x- Preston

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Statement Sweaters – How To Style Them

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Statement Sweaters – How To Style Them

Thanksgiving has come and gone which means the holiday season is in full swing. Another sign it’s time to get festive? Gap whipped out the crazy stripe statement sweaters! (Seriously, who remembers these from high school?) Anyway, as just about everything from the 90’s is back in style, I figured I would grab one as quick as possible. The key to making a statement sweater work in your everyday style is to pair is back to staples like slim jeans, chelsea boots and a classic pea coat. Instead of layering over a button down shirt, I say throw your statement sweater over your favorite crewneck tee shirt to keep things looking effortless and cool. x – Preston

(STYLE TIP: Remove the standard plastic buttons that come with your peacoat and have them replaced. I grabbed these vintage inspired buttons from a flea market in NYC and had my local dry cleaner sew them on…easy upgrades make all the difference. I linked a killer set of vintage inspired buttons below!)

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You Need Now: Nautical Stripes

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Nautical Stripes, for Spring…groundbreaking. In all seriousness, the reason these bad boys keep showing up year after year is because you need to get yourself one. We’re talking about sweaters with nautical stripes. Consider this one of the most versatile pieces to have in your Spring/Summer wardrobe. Layer over a denim shirt and pair with navy chinos for an early Spring look, and when warmer weather rolls around, lose the denim shirt and swap the chinos for an above the knee chino short.

TOMMY HILFIGER SWEATER / H&M DENIM SHIRT / GAP SKINNY CHINOS / VANS SLIP ONS / RAY BAN AVIATORS

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Spring Sweaters To Wear Right Now

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We’re almost there. It’s almost Spring and we’re in the mood to shop. While we no doubt have some chilly days ahead, we’ve rounded up some of the best Spring sweaters perfect for layering and wearing right now. Thank us later.