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Never forget, but you can push the LBD to the side. This seasons trend is the LBV, Little Black Vest. This new and longer silhouette is figure flattering on all shapes and sizes. If you’re trying to mask areas of your body that you don’t care for, this does the job. If you’re like me, and have a more straight up and down athletic shape, then belt the vest to create curves.

Another trend that is still going strong…… the midi skirt. This season there’s a little twist as it’s being made in leather, faux leather, wool & with accordion pleats. This 40’s post-war classic, redefined women’s style. However, it quickly disappeared when the feminist revolution hit and women wanted more freedom of expression. So happy it’s back.

(If you’re wondering why I’m referring to the skirt as midi, but it’s barely hitting me below my knee…… that’s because I’m 5’11 with a 34 inch leg inseam. Every skirt looks shorter than what it should be on me. Being tall, a blessing & a curse).

Considering the fall temps have hit New York City, layering has started to come in to play. What does one wear under a sleeveless vest when it’s 64 degrees out? A sheer long sleeve bodysuit. Coupled with my favorite pair of studded & spiked cage shoes, I was ready to hit the pavement.

                                                  Photos by Bekka Palmer
Straight  OnElongated Vest: Alice + Olivia | Sheer Bodysuit: Zara (old) | Belt: Moschino (old) | Faux Leather Skirt: Zara | Tote: Gucci Positano (old) | Caged Sandals: Dolce Vita (old) | Sunglasses: Street VendorGucci Bag SoloLooking DownForearmBelt Close-upTwirlSide PopSheer Top 1Shoes SGR