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Help Lani DIY!

Hey peeps! I have some new patches and I need your help figuring out where to put them. Remember my last DIY coat, the black one with the gorgeous Hamsa on the back? I’ve been wearing it this season to great acclaim, which has made my plain grey Lacoste coat just seem so plain… . . See what I mean? . . So I thought I’d spice it up a little! Can you believe I found this fabulous patch on Amazon? . . What do you think? Do you like the Love Potion patch on the grey Lacoste coat? Let …

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Even Denim Does Embroidery

We’ve talked about patches and embroidery in the blog at least half a dozen times this fall shopping season. See our recent coat round-up, our fall trend post, and Lani’s own DIY patched coat. Well, the newest iteration of the trend includes jeans! Everyone from top designers to Gap is making embroidered denim look cool again. In my dream world, I’d be purchasing the Alexander McQueen unicorn jeans. What do you think of the trend? Too 90s for you? Let us know! . Alexander McQueen Icon Embroidered Boyfriend Ankle Jeans, $2,165 . . Stella McCartney Skinny Boyfriend Patch Jeans, $825 . …

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The Fall 2016 Outerwear Round-up

Outerwear this season is just so darned FUN. Seriously. Did you know that the color burgundy is a neutral that goes with everything? Try it.  How about a printed coat for something a bit more daring? I’ve been wearing a black and white printed coat since it turned chilly and can’t count the compliments I’ve gotten. Want something really, really fun? Try some of the furry looks that are out there. Need to take baby steps in this new wild and crazy coat era? Step up your puffer game. Not in the market for a new coat? Do a little …

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Weather Can Be Dreary, but Your Outerwear Shouldn’t Be

Are you ready for the most fun winter coats and accessories ever? Kyle and I stopped by the Jocelyn showroom in New York this past week to shop for clients and hang out with Maria Reich, my friend from high school, now better know as The Fur Boss on Instagram. When I say that Kyle tried on practically everything in the showroom, I am not exaggerating. We were there for HOURS. We were having so much fun we just couldn’t leave without trying on one more thing! Lucky for us, and you, Maria and her team were quite accommodating. See …

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DIY Gucci Coat

I was #OBSESSED with the Gucci bird coat last fall (as seen here on Dakota Johnson, lover of all things Gucci). The price tag was definitely of the “if you have to ask” variety, so I decided to try to recreate the idea on my own. I already owned a plain black designer overcoat from Philosophy, I just needed to find the right applique. I knew exactly where to get it, M&J Trimming in New York of course! As mentioned in this blog previously, I rarely have time to shop for myself when I’m in New York. That same trip that …