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Yes Please: Witney Sleeveless Moto

By Melissa Goldstein on
(Photos: Club Monaco)You know your wardrobe staples like you know the alphabet: A is for alligator-patterned clutch, B is for black dress (as in little), C is for cashmere sweater you'll hold onto forever. But did you know that V is for vest? As in, this sleeveless motorcyle-styled number?With its all-year-round layering potential, super soft Lyocell fabric and gunmetal zips, Club Monaco's version is the perfect mix of tough-girl (who's on her third Vespa) meets cool sophisticate (who, let's...Read Full Story

Yes Please: Patent Leather Backpacks

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(Photos: Need Supply Co.)Let's be honest: sometimes a girl has so much to carry that one shoulder strap won't suffice (without the threat of throwing off said girl's alignment, thereby rendering all of those hot yoga classes totally meaningless).  In those weight-baring times, a backpack is a girl's best friend, yet finding a backpack worthy of said girl's fashion-forwardness and overall sartorial excellence is not always the easiest task. Enter: these neutral patent leather numbers by LA...Read Full Story

Yes Please: Romance Thick Strap Heels

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(Photos: Topshop)The allure of the super-chunk heel has yet to lose its grip on us, and these simple yet super-chic open-toe mules from Topshop have a go-with-everything, dress-up or dress-down aesthetic that makes them a must-pack for your winter getaway.We'll be pairing these with everything from drapey high-waist trousers to a fisherman sweater-with-leather-mini combo. Romance Thick Strap Heels, $100 at TopshopRead Full Story

Yes Please: Keds for Kate Spade

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(Photos: Keds)File under: spring is coming. These cheery chevron-striped maraschino-red kicks—the result of a Kate Spade and Keds collaboration—are basically sunny skies and blooming flowers incarnate. We'll be pairing them with a gingham sundress, a wide-brimmed hat, and those round tortoiseshell Celine sunglasses in our next fantasy picnic daydream. Keds for Kate Spade New York Kick Sneaker, $75 at Kate SpadeRead Full Story

Yes Please: Whistles Clutch

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(Photos: Whistles)UK label Whistles has long been at the top of jetset shoppers' go-to lists, and every cool girl in the country has been anticipating the brand's launch in the US. But for those of us who just can't wait to get our hot little hands on this electric blue leather clutch—discretely stamped in gold—there's no reason to stare longingly at your calendar: shipping is free, so you go right ahead.  Small Clutch, $60 at WhistlesRead Full Story

Yes Please: Uniqlo Scallop Crew Socks

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(Photos: Uniqlo)If Family Feud was shopping-focused, it's safe to say that "socks" wouldn't be the most popular answer to "what fashion item do you get most excited about?" But this trio of black-and-white scalloped socks from Uniqlo is worth getting hot and bothered about. Just look at the doily cuff people! Add a pair of heels and your outfit will go from everyday to style bloggable.Scallop Crew Socks, $12.90 at UniqloRead Full Story

Yes Please: Some Cats T-Shirt

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(Photos: Print All Over Me)There is much to admire at graphic design-centric ecommerce site Print All Over Me, including marbleized sweatshirts, macro emboridery prints, and hats that look like M.I.A. album covers.But let's be honest: this simple, adorable, and Tokyo-fashiony T-Shirt emblazoned with a repeating stylized cat motif is pretty hard to beat—and with the added bonus of the adorable typographic "mirou mirou," it instantly skyrockets to first place.Some Cats T-shirt, $38 at Print All...Read Full Story

Yes Please: Bandelier Ritual Necklaces

By Melissa Goldstein on
(Photos: Mohawk General Store)If dreamcatchers got a modern makeunder, they'd look a little something like these mystical yet minimal leather necklaces, available in cream and black. We can't decide which iteration we prefer; the former has a fairy godmother-goes-Southwestern sensibility, while the latter will have admirers wondering if you're a shaman on the side—in a good way.  Bandalier Ritual Necklaces, $155 each at Mohawk General StoreRead Full Story

StyleBistro STUFF: Opening Ceremony OC Sneaker

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(Photo: The Dreslyn)We love a high-fashion sneaker—mind you, not camp-out-on-the-street-to-secure-a-pair sort of love—but a pure, true appreciation nonetheless. This latest addition to our kicks crush list is the LBD of athletic shoes: a specimen so blissfully streamlined in its design and colorway that it feels nothing short of revolutionary. Of course, there's more than meets the eye: its textured composition includes suede leather, contrasting satin panels, and a leather lining. And while...Read Full Story

StyleBistro STUFF: Gold Dart Ring

By Melissa Goldstein on
(Photos: Steven Alan)We're suckers for anything that falls into the tiny and delicate ring genre, but after awhile it can feel a bit "if you've seen one hammered stacking ring you've seen 'em all." Which is why our hearts skipped a beat when we first laid eyes on this unusual design by Asheville-based jewelry maker Hannah Ferrara of Another Feather. It's pretty much the visual equivalent of thing gold band that got the hiccups. In other words: adorable.Gold Dart Ring, $98 at Steven AlanRead Full Story