Vintage Appeal

16 Jan

New York City Fashion and Personal Style Blog: Cat-eye sunglasses, faux fur jacket, vintage tee, leather pencil skirt, zipper booties
New York City Fashion and Personal Style Blog: Cat-eye sunglasses, faux fur jacket, vintage tee, leather pencil skirt, zipper booties
New York City Fashion and Personal Style Blog: Cat-eye sunglasses, faux fur jacket, vintage tee, leather pencil skirt, zipper booties
New York City Fashion and Personal Style Blog: Cat-eye sunglasses, faux fur jacket, vintage tee, leather pencil skirt, zipper booties

There are few things I’d rather have on my body than a really good vintage tee. My friend Willis found this “South Carolina” one for me and I’ve basically been living in the thing! Paired it up with a vintage leather pencil skirt to achieve an overall worn-in look.

This week I have been preparing for my THIRD move in the past year. Apparently I have become some kind of metropolitan nomad. This time around, I’m ditching my Lower East Side one-bedroom for a quieter spot in Williamsburg (with a significantly larger closet). That’s right, this chick’s headed to Brooklyn! While always a fan of the fast-paced lifestyle, I’m definitely looking forward to having a home base that allows me to unwind a little more.

head to toe: sunglasses from Sosie, BB Dakota jacket, vintage tee, Wren & Glory rings, vintage skirt, Wolford tights, Jean Michel Cazabat booties

Photos by Lydia Hudgens

37 Lovely Comments on “Vintage Appeal”

  1. Stylegodis 17. Jul, 2013 at 1:19 pm #

    Loving this look!


  2. Fashion In My Eyes 05. Mar, 2013 at 7:14 am #

    I’m smitten with leather skirts :D gorgeous outfit!


  3. Gabrielle 26. Jan, 2013 at 10:42 pm #

    holy crap

    I just found your blog and I am absolutely positively obsessed. I can’t even handle it. Every single thing you do is right. The shoes are always the perfect balance to the casualness of the outfit, and your sunglasses are seriously out of this world.

    Every post is better than the next, and I am ADDICTED.

    These jmc shoes are making me drool, and I just love how you paired this fancy coat with the low-key ensemble.

    It think you’re a genius.



  4. Megan 20. Jan, 2013 at 3:49 pm #

    yay, so excited for you! can we see pics of the new place? ;)


  5. Ria 20. Jan, 2013 at 2:04 am #

    I love the booties and the vintage skirt so so much. Good luck on your move. I’m always in favor of a bigger closet.


  6. Lucile 18. Jan, 2013 at 1:21 pm #

    You’re so wonderful in this outfit ! *0*


  7. Kelsey Grauke 18. Jan, 2013 at 10:01 am #

    Love that coat with your leather skirt! Always, congrats on the move. I hope it goes smoothly and you settle in way faster than you expect. Purging is always good, right?

    xo Kelsey


  8. Hilary Rushford 18. Jan, 2013 at 10:00 am #

    Lovely combo!

    with grace & gumption, Hilary


  9. Fashion Ramble 18. Jan, 2013 at 5:56 am #

    I love the shoes, it really looks great with your outfit !


    Anastasia // Fashion Ramble


  10. Styleclouds 18. Jan, 2013 at 1:44 am #

    The skirt is amazing!!You look lovely! xo, Christina


  11. RocksPaperMetal 17. Jan, 2013 at 2:47 pm #

    RAWR! Those cat eyed sunglasses paired with the leopard coat is so adorable ;)


  12. Kathleen 17. Jan, 2013 at 6:32 am #

    The vintage leather skit is amazing! I’ve been on the hunt for one! Love the look and good luck with the move!


  13. Gavriela 17. Jan, 2013 at 1:48 am #

    Love love how you style sporty items with classical ones.
    That leather skirt is amazing!
    Loving your blog so I am now following on bloglovin!
    Hope you could visit mine back


  14. Adiel 17. Jan, 2013 at 1:19 am #

    That coat and those boots are ahhamaze, Laura!


  15. lilb 17. Jan, 2013 at 12:24 am #

    your posture is atrocious


  16. THE STEL STYLE 16. Jan, 2013 at 7:48 pm #

    beautiful coat


  17. Oroma Jumbo 16. Jan, 2013 at 5:49 pm #

    Love this x

    A Blog by Oroma Roxella Rukevwe


  18. sheree@itsnotthatdeep 16. Jan, 2013 at 5:04 pm #

    DY.ING over this look! It is complete perfection in my book! A slouchy vintage tee.. leather skirt and animal print jacket..doesn’t get much better than this if at all! Wearing a BB Dakota Vest on my blog!
    Kisses from a fellow NY’er
    Sheree xxx


    Laura Reply:

    Love it!! Their coats are the greatest, and yours is super cute. :)



  19. fashionablecollections 16. Jan, 2013 at 4:58 pm #

    beautiful. love the jacket and skirt



  20. Rhoda Wong 16. Jan, 2013 at 4:29 pm #

    love your coat with that leather skirt!


  21. cait & val 16. Jan, 2013 at 3:44 pm #

    amazing tweed booties & white sunglasses.
    from head to toe you look great!

    xo. c & v
    cake & valley


  22. Naina 16. Jan, 2013 at 3:30 pm #

    Any place with the offer of a bigger closet is a place that has a Fashionista Seal of Approval (yes, I now dub that as a real thing.)


    Laura Reply:

    Fashionista Seal of Approval…I love it!!! :)


  23. April 16. Jan, 2013 at 1:42 pm #

    Love the look. Good luck with your move :)



  24. vasilieva 16. Jan, 2013 at 1:14 pm #

    loving that leather skirt. totally addictive


  25. ALEXIA MICKENS 16. Jan, 2013 at 12:34 pm #

    Lovely outfit! Seems like everyone is moving from Manhattan to Brooklyn! Blogger neighbors!

    xx, sweet bird


    Laura Reply:

    Thanks!! And yes, it totally does! Love Manhattan but looking forward to the change.


  26. marta gonzalez rubio 16. Jan, 2013 at 12:23 pm #

    Hi, you are amazing! And brooklyn is so cool


  27. Soulofashopper 16. Jan, 2013 at 12:10 pm #

    love everything! especially the skirt! xo, Alma


  28. Julie 16. Jan, 2013 at 11:34 am #

    You look wonderful! :) Good luck with the move! :)


  29. Jennifer 16. Jan, 2013 at 11:13 am #

    Beautiful skirt!

    xo Jennifer


  30. GIAA 16. Jan, 2013 at 10:44 am #

    love the coat!


  31. liz 16. Jan, 2013 at 10:29 am #

    love the coat!! you’re so chic!

    check out my fashion blog!


  32. Natali 16. Jan, 2013 at 10:16 am #

    Gorgeous boots and sunglasses!!


  33. monkeyshines 16. Jan, 2013 at 10:16 am #

    fantastic coat!



  34. Caity @ Moi Contre La Vie 16. Jan, 2013 at 10:13 am #

    LOVE that coat! I also really like how you paired a vintage tee w/ a prim pencil skirt in fab leather. Great look!


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