Winter Style: Equipment Blouse + Krewe Sunglasses
Winter has me like. 😫.
Confession: I'm terrible at layering. Even worse at accessorizing. That's pretty bad for a fashion blogger, n'est pas? So, as you can imagine, winter is a hard time for me, style-wise. I pretty much live in my J Crew jeans, an Alternative Apparel camo t-shirt, and a chunky grey sweater. (I'm not joking. I live in these pieces. I take them off for a couple hours on laundry day, and then put them right back on, hot from the dryer.)
It took the jaws of life, and this sleek, ever-so-slightly sassy and definitely screwy Equipment blouse to pull me out of my pull-over rut and into something decidedly more polished. Together with my trusty jeans (still can't ditch those!) and my new pair of straight-from-New Orleans Krewe sunglasses in an icy shade of blue, this easy update breathed some new life into my wardrobe rut. There was a quick warm spell on the east coast last week, so a faux fur stole snagged at Forever21 in Georgetown, D.C. this month sufficed for outerwear, and is, hands-down, my favorite accessory ATM.
Editors Note: If you haven't heard of Krewe du optic yet, you have to check them out. Perched right on the main drag in NoLa's French Quarter among art galleries, tourist shops, coffe shops and stately old hotels, their flagship boutique is a curated mecca centered around the brand's core selection of sunnies in a handful of iconic styles like the unisex St. Louis (the pair I have), Monroe, a chunky cat-eye frame, and classic frames like Lafitte. Most range from $175-$255, and many of them, St. Louis included, come with optional 24k Gold plating on the hardware for an extra $20. (Worth it, if only to say your glasses are golden.) Gigi Haddid is a fan of Krewe, as is Selena Gomez, Alessandra Ambrosio, and, um, me. The brand also has a store in Savannah, but if you go to the NoLa spot, don't miss the espresso bar in the back garden, it's the perfect place to caffeinate and ponder which shades to score.