Fall has finally arrived in New York and as happy as I am to break out my own over-sized sweaters and leggings, my favorite part of this season is seeing the dogs out and about in their sweaters and winter gear. Of course, in North Brooklyn, our dogs are extraordinarily well-adorned. The smaller dogs are premiering the first of this season’s fashion and we are very excited by what we’re seeing so far. Whether rocking vintage sweaters or layering like professionals, these pooches have it all going on.
I love Halloween. As a kid, I would plot and spend hours drawing mysterious costumes while anticipating the ultimate spooky night of the year. This idea carried on into adulthood with promises of parties, and yes, still, candy.
This year, with a busy schedule and new projects galore, the holiday snuck up on me. It’s that magic time and I’ve got nothing to show for it! Are you in a costume rut like me? Don’t have time to work on your Ziggy Stardust-turned-Werewolf mask? I didn’t think so. Here’s some ideas to try out this Friday.
Duke’s Annex is on point lately. They mindfully curate the latest and greatest artisanal pop-up shops. September’s shop is Judi Rosen, featuring rocking denim, t-shirts, dresses, skirts, jumpers, and more. Go snag some fantastic women’s ready-to-wear just in time for fall! See you home slices at the opening party.
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Pumpkins are rotting, leaves are disappearing and that damn bitter winter wind begins whipping down city streets. Nighttime temps are down in the 30s. There’s a frost alert on my weather app! It’s time we prepare, folks. Continue reading
The best kind of shopping you can do for fall is local shopping. Greenpointers Fall Outerwear Guide will help you stay cozy on brisk walks to the Farmers Market or breezy rides on the East River Ferry.
Ladies first: In God We Trust’s Blue Check Caper Trench ($200) is perfect cinched over a bright mini-skirt and wool leggings. Dalaga’s In-vested In Myself Coat ($135) looks dynamite over a silky blouse and you won’t get lost in the fall foliage. Fanaberie’s Vintage Inspired Trench Coat ($59) is adorable over skinny jeans and high boots.
Cato’s Army Navy Fall Coat ($189) is a warm and rugged, an essential to throw on over a pair of jeans and your favorite boots. Alter’s Shades of Grey Montana Coat ($299) is a vintage inspired jacket that combines military with workwear, perfect for looking good while dining out. Old Hollywood’s Amongst Friends Fishtail Parka ($170) is made of heavily washed soft cotton twill that will keep you extra comfortable for a stroll in the park.
Have you taken out your cold weather clothes yet or are you still hanging on for an Indian summer?