How to Dress for New York Winter

Saturday, January 16, 2010



And now for a long overdue outfit post! Eyeliah challenged her blogger buddies to send a photo of themselves in party gear for her virtual birthday party, and I thought this vintage-inspired dress was a good fit for the occasion.


Above:
White printed shirtdress by Club Monaco,
wannabe Comme des Garcons polka-dot cashmere scarf by Club Monaco,
silver metallic leggings by Kaylee Tankus,
satin ballet inspired heels by Chanel (I mentioned them in my Shoe and Tell video post) and
glasses by Gucci (they're an older model, and I'm way overdue for a new prescription).




Above:
Grey-tipped Mongolian jacket by Topshop
metallic silver tunic from Hong Kong market
leggings by Kaylee Tankus
shoes by Chanel

I originally purchased the fur jacket as an antidote to the cold spell we have been experiencing in New York - it's just been so unbearable! When the temperatures dipped even further this month, I decided to hit the department store and buy myself a REAL winter coat. A utilitarian puffer that didn't make me look like a total dork.



Down coats are not very fashionable, but this one reminded me of a giant pillow or sleeping bag, and the price was right.


Above:
Black pillow down coat by Tahari
Shoes by Chanel

Since I took these photos in our office/library space of our apartment, I thought I would share some tighter shots of the ecclectic collection on our bookshelves. The most shocking part of marriage for me was the commingling of our book collection. The Mr. is partial to nonfiction and business titles, and I invest in equal parts literary fiction and chick lit. Can you guess which shelf is "his" and which is "hers"??



40 comments:

mariel elisa said...

ahhhh that coat is the ultimate, it looks heavenly cosy

.:*aMbAr*:. said...

Love your shoes, leggings and that furry thing. LOL. You look fab dear

Looking Fab in your forties said...

Oh my god, I am in love with your Topshop Fur! but even I had seen it on sale here, I would probably think it was a bit young for me and those Chanel heels are to die for! As I am obsessed with anything New York, I think I will add you to my blog roll! See you again soon!

studdedLilly said...

loving the dress the fur and all! great picks :)

xo

InnyVinny said...

Dee, you are TOO FLY in that second picture!!! And I'm so glad you got back around to the outfit shots. Long overdue.

Leah said...

I love your coat and I love all the browns in those ensembles.

janettaylor said...

OMG! Love Ur shoes, D! Amazing heels!

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thegoodgirlgoneblog.com said...

Oh wow, those shoes. So glamorous! You look absolutely fabulous- more outfit posts please?

LifestyleBohemia said...

Great looks - I love the cozy coat!
I don't mind the New York winters. I always have a cute scarf or shawl with me. Have a great weekend!
xx

Susan said...

oh those shoes are a dream!
have a lovely weekend, darling.
xoxo

Sher said...

Omg, those shoes are amazing! And the fur! Oh, everything just looks so fantastic on you:)

Lisa said...

Recently found your blog and I'm in love with it. I think you in those Chanel shoes can make any coat "work".

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daisychain said...

oh my, I need that coat!

Mish Dish said...

I love the Topshop fur! Looks like heaven & toastie. xo Mish

http://www.themishdish.blogspot.com

Buddy said...

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Karen said...

Ohh i really love your shoes!!!

xoxo

Rachel said...

Those are some of the most beautiful shoes I've ever seen!

(always)alanna said...

LOVE the fur. and those shoes are absolutely beautifulll
xx
and gorgeous blogg- will definitely stop by again SOON!

Marla Singer said...

fabulous fur coat <3

Stephanie Kim said...

in nyc, i feel like sometimes its so cold i dont GIVE A SHIZ what im wearing as long as im warm haha

IdStyle said...

Great Shoes!

WendyB said...

Loving that scarf. Is your coat warm? I find my puffer coats are much less warm than my shearling.

Nika said...

GREAT shoes

Fashion Therapist said...

FANTASTIC outfit. Those shoes are to die for.

I've learned that when you wear a long enough down coat, you can get away with wearing just about anything in the winter.

diamondsinchampagne said...

Those shoes are so pretty, love the silk tie ups

The Haute-Shopper said...

Great outfits! The first is my favorite, just because I'm very partial to dresses and I'm obsessed with scarves. Loved the video clip above as well... hope you had a wonderful weekend unwinding!

P.S. The J+ Uniqlo line is my new best friend. I've been living in their cashmere cardigans. Thank goodness they went on sale in the UK!

Savvy Gal said...

Snazzy outfits. I love love love your shoes. : )

nookie said...

wow,love the coat!gorgeous outfits dear!

Alani Catleya said...

Dude, those shoes are HAWT.
I have seen them around, and I think I'm in looooove.
The red lipstick is great too!



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ella said...

The Chanel shoes live on! Weren't we at Jeffrey's where I was returning the Manolo's and you fell in love with those shoes?

The Little Fashion Treasury said...

Happy sweet monday Deanne!

So many beautiful photos of you.
Those Chanel heels are too adorable! LOOOVELY!!!

Have a lovely day and week ahead!!!

Alice said...

Love your outfits, the down coat is actually really cool!

Amy said...

O.M.G. I LOVE your shoes, Dee!! Beautiful!!!

Much love,
Amy

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Hanako66 said...

you look fabulous!

and....you could wear a garbage bag with those shoes and look amazing lol

alissa said...

the shoes are so cute! the ribbon is the perfect touch

Pretty Little World said...

I LOVE/LOVE the outfit pictures!! Great post!!

Also, your apartment is crazy/fantastic!!

Diana said...

I love the bookshelves!

You look so cozy and cute- one of the things I have a hard time pulling off!

bonjouritsjinah said...

The scarf in the first set is so great! Thanks for posting these. I was really getting the winter blahs, and this breathes some new inspiration into my cold weather outfitting.

http://bonjouritsjinah.blogspot.com

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