Blogger Crush: Grace Atwood of The Stripe
This blogger is teaming up with T.J.Maxx & Marshalls to bring you the best of style from New York Fashion Week.
Who: Grace Atwood of The Stripe
Where: New York City, NY
Why We Love Her: Atwood is a true multitasker and an entrepreneur at heart. Over the last five years, she's established a successful blog (with a recently updated look and name!), lent her digital skills to BaubleBar as the brand's social media director and now she's teamed up with T.J.Maxx & Marshalls to bring you her tips for surviving Fashion Week (or any busy week!) in style. The off-price retailer provided Atwood with $500 to assemble a few outfits she'd rock during NYFW. Take a look at them below and read on for her tips.
Grace Atwood's NYFW Survival Tips:
1. "When planning a Fashion Week look, the most important part is choosing a bag! It’s key to choose a roomy but structured satchel that can hold all your Fashion Week essentials. I always have a smaller cross-body or clutch on me in case I want to ditch the larger bag when running to cocktails or a party after work. Better safe than sorry!"
2. "If you have a long day with a lot of different plans, then build your look in layers so that you can effortlessly change it up accordingly. For example, a chic silk blouse and dark-wash skinny jeans or designer shift dress can be topped with a tailored blazer or leather jacket and work for every event! To make an outfit even more special, try switching up your shoes and accessories, depending on what kind of event you’re attending."
3. "Never underestimate the power of a great LBD! Whenever you’re not sure what to wear to an event, always reach for your trusty little LBD. It’s fail-proof!"
4. "Comfortable shoes are a must. I live in heels with a hidden platform during Fashion Week as I want to feel polished but still be comfortable when I’m standing for hours or running from one event to the next."
5. "Prints let you keep everything else simple. If you’re wearing a patterned top or dress, you can go light on the accessories—this trick comes in handy in the morning when you need to get ready in a pinch!"