A single key piece can improve both your wallet and your wardrobe. Here's how to create five outfits from just one hot item.
Thu Mar 19 2009
Photographs by Jason Rodgers
Cannonbury shirt, $138. stussydeluxe.com
1. Cheap Monday checked jacket, $100, at Inven.tory; Brooklyn Industries Kings cardigan, $88, at Brooklyn Industries; Aldo Jag tie, $15, at Aldo
2. Kostym by Cheap Monday Basic jacket, $155, at Inven.tory; Shades of Greige Montclair pleated trousers, $98, at Oak; Hi-Brow tie, $28, at Urban Outfitters
3. Norsea Industries Skua striped henley tee, $77, at norseaindustries.com; Hurley Mafia Walkshort, $47, at hurley.com; hat, $3, at Conway
4. Insight 51 vest, $78, at Urban Outfitters; H&M jeans, $29.90, at H&M; bow tie made from loose ribbon, $1.59 per yard, at M&J Trimming
5. Cheap Monday Curt cardigan, $80, at Inven.tory; Splendid Mills seersucker striped hoodie, $162, at splendid.com; Yoko Devereaux The Brian cotton twill jeans, $140, at Yoko Devereaux; Original Jams by Converse shoes, $75, at Urban Outfitters.
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polka-dot ruffle romper, $68. Urban Outfitters
1. Penelope & Monica Cruz for Mango vest, $119.90, at Mango; Zara skirt, $35.90, at Zara; pearl chandelier earrings, $7, at Strawberry; Fossil belt, $30, at Fossil Accessory Store; Club Monaco graphite loop bracelet, $39, at Club Monaco
2. Silence + Noise top, $58, at Urban Outfitters; Jeffrey Campbell Mel studded-leather platform heels, $195, at LF Flatiron; Deena & Ozzy Wavelength chain belt, $24, at Urban Outfitters; Bracelets, $4.80 (silver) and $7.80 (red and gold), at Forever 21; Mango dark clutch, $80, at Mango; Hue tights, $12.50, at Macy’s
3. Pencey Shad Bully blazer in cyanide, $432 (hey, some things are worth the splurge), at Henri Bendel; Brooklyn Industries Nomad mock turtleneck, $19, at Brooklyn Industries; Zara skirt, $35.90, at Zara; Jeffrey Campbell Asti lace-up gladiator shoes, $109.99, at davidz.com; earrings, $7.99, at Girlprops; Aldo bracelet, $20, at Aldo; Hue tights, $12.50, at Macy’s; Lulu’s basket-weave handbag, $39, at lulus.com
4. H&M cotton blouse, $39.90, at H&M; Eryn brini light-blue denim shorts, $85, at Eryn brini; Fred Flare Carrie sunglasses, $11, at fredflare.com
5. H&M women’s blazer, $59.50, at H&M; American Heritage Fresno flannel, $3.88, at Conway; Baby Phat by Kimora Lee Simmons Electric Love shirred ruffle halter, $54, at Macy’s; Cheap Monday Girl Chino, $70, at Inven.tory; Aldo Persali shoes, $90, at Aldo; American Eagle Outfitters AE thick braided belt, $19.50, at ae.com
Shot on location in Williamsburg at Il Passatore, Motorino, Barcade and Word.
Female Talent: Tennille @ Mc2 Models; Stylist: Quinn Asteak; Make-Up & Grooming: Jeff Gautier @ www.jeffgautier.com
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