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2014 September 3

eatsleepwear, paypal, neiman-marcus, gucci, 1

eatsleepwear, paypal, neiman-marcus, gucci, valentino, rag-and-bone, 2

eatsleepwear, paypal, neiman-marcus, valentino

eatsleepwear, paypal, neiman-marcus, gucci, rag-and-bone

eatsleepwear, paypal, neiman-marcus, gucci, valentino, rag-and-bone

eatsleepwear, paypal, neiman-marcus, gucci, valentino, jbrand

[shoes: valentino rockstud via neiman marcus / tank: j brand / blazer: rag & bone via neiman marcus
jeans: j brand / wallet: gucci via neiman marcus]

I shop so differently than I did when I was a teenager. These days, it’s all about finding those perfect pieces that will stay in my closet for the long haul. I think that means more classic pieces that will always be in style. For me it’s about quality and not quantity. Every girl needs: A great fitted blazer, statement shoes, and classic leather wallet. All of these pieces are ones I invest in.

Neiman Marcus and PayPal asked me to contribute to their summer style guide so I knew I would be on the hunt for these pieces. Being a huge online shopper I love when sites make it easier for me to check out. Well, my wallet doesn’t but I do ;) Now that PayPal is a featured payment method on Neiman Marcus, I was able to seamless shop the collection. First for the blazer. I love that this one has a strong shoulder detail and it’s quite fitted. Makes for the perfect layer as I transition into fall. For the shoes, I have been dying to expand my Valentino collection and this black pair goes so well with a simple pair of skinny jeans or a fancy dress. So many possibilities. I am a bit picky about wallets these days so this one doubles as a clutch which I adore. What are the 3 pieces you think every woman needs in her closet? Would love to hear your answers in the comments below.

This post is a collaboration with PayPal + Neiman Marcus
Big thank you for supporting all eat.sleep.wear. collabs!

photos by Blake Lapides


11 Responses leave one →
  1. September 3, 2014

    I love this outfit. I think it’s much better to invest a little bit more and get pieces that you’ll wear for years, rather than buy entirely the hottest new styles. This is a perfect outfit though, so classy and sophisticated. I feel like it could be worn anywhere, anytime!

    Joanne |

  2. September 3, 2014

    Love this outfit, you look so elegant!

  3. September 3, 2014

    Such a fabulous outfit! Your blazer and shoes are just perfect!

  4. September 3, 2014

    that blazer is gorgeous! love the fit


  5. September 3, 2014

    love the sunglasses you’re wearing !!!!!!

  6. September 3, 2014

    Lovely outfit, super chic.

    xoxo, Diana

  7. pipa permalink
    September 4, 2014

    You look so elegant!!!!

  8. September 4, 2014

    So simple, so gorgeous!

  9. September 8, 2014

    I love the combination of ripped jeans and those valentinos!

  10. September 9, 2014

    I love this look. It is chic and formal. Perfect office look.

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