And now it’s time for an occasional feature on the blog: shopping with Kat. For this edition, I ran around SoHo, looking for clothes on the racks that looked like good workwear items. I popped into a number of stores including French Connection, Diane von Furstenberg, Missoni, DKNY, Miu Miu, Ralph Lauren, J.Crew, Intermix, Club Monaco, Bauble Bar, and Hugo Boss — below are some of my favorite pieces from the trek (in order of price, low to high). You can follow my full adventures on Instagram. (This was my first time using Instagram, so please bear with me… all pictures taken by me with my new Samsung Galaxy S4 (which I bought a few weekends ago and love).
J.Crew: The photos don’t do justice to the bright blue of this linen blazer from J.Crew — it’s fresh and happy, almost a neon. And, in even better news, it’s on sale — it was $175 but is now marked down to $130 at J.Crew; it’s also available in a flamingo pink and mossy green. (If they had the other colors in stock at the store, I didn’t even notice them.) Schoolboy blazer in crosshatch linen [Read more…]