Sweaters & Skirts

New York Fashion Week, Day One: 9/4/14

For the first official day of NYFW, I wore a BCBG skirt and sweater from Zappos! I’m all about the boxy cropped tops (not to be confused with a crop top.. no midriff baring here!) and higher-waisted pants and skirts right now. I love the play on proportion!

I’m not one of those people that tries to dress in my most outlandish clothing during fashion week. I actually think it’s kind of silly when people do wear things just for the sake of getting photographed. Personally, I could really care less if I get snapped by a street style photographer. Would it be cool? Of course, but it’s not what I’m thinking about when I pick out an outfit. I try to dress just as I would any other time of the year… fashion-forward, but practical at the same time. When you’re going from the early AM to the late hours of the night, it’s so much easier with realistic clothing choices.

I took over the Zappos Instagram for the BCBG show in the morning, worked from a cafe for a few hours, and then made an outfit change for the Jay Godfrey presentation in the afternoon. I’ll be posting that look tomorrow so check back then!

On a side note, I’m obsessed with this sweater and this skirt. The material of the skirt is AMAZING… It’s a thicker scuba-like material. Definitely not neoprene, but has the same sort of feel so it keeps it’s flirty, flouncy shape. The sweater is so cozy and the boxy fit is awesome. (May or may not be wearing it again right now as I type this. True story.) I know I’ll be wearing it all season long!

Get the Look…

BCBG Sweater c/o Zappos | BCBG Skirt c/o Zappos | JustFab Heels | Capwell + Co Necklace (part of the Holiday Collection.. launches in November!) | Milly Clutch | Capwell + Co Ring | Tom Ford Sunglasses

Stay tuned for the juicy details from Day 1! I mean, I may or may not have face-planted in this exact outfit right before the BCBG show started. [insert monkey-covering-his-eyes-emoji here.]

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21 Comments

  1. 9.9.14

    You look so lovely!!

  2. 9.9.14
    Meagan commented:

    Cute look! Love the skirt and sweater combo! I never would have thought to pair the two, but they look amazing together!
    Meg
    http://www.smalltownsisters.smalltownsisters.com

  3. 9.9.14
    Emma commented:

    Super cute heels, have fun at NYFW!
    emmastyleguide.blogspot.com

  4. 9.9.14

    This outfit is adorable, and definitely something I would wear!
    xx Lexi, Glitter, Inc.

  5. 9.9.14
    Jeanne commented:

    Lovely combo!
    XO
    Jeanne
    http://fashionmusingsdiary.blogspot.fr

  6. 9.9.14
    Zoe commented:

    I really, really love your shoes!

    Zoe
    http://thatszoe.blogspot.com

  7. 9.10.14
    Julia O'Hearn commented:

    I love love love this look so much! It is a great transition from summer to fall and it is so simple! You are always spot on with your style!!

    http://www.littlepieceofchic.com

  8. 9.10.14
    Natali commented:

    I like your necklace and shoes a lot! You look so pretty in this outfit!

    http://lartoffashion.blogspot.com

  9. 9.10.14
    Andrea commented:

    This is perfect for NYFW! Love the mix of fabrics and proportions!

    xoxo,
    Andrea

    http://www.andreaeveryday.com

  10. 9.10.14
    Jamie commented:

    Love the cozy combo of the sweater with the skirt! Great idea about pairing it with some strappy heels and a statement necklace! Sounds like NYFW was a blast 🙂

    http://www.treatsandtrendsblog.com/

  11. 9.10.14
    Stacey commented:

    This look is perfect for NYFW!! I really want to make it there one year!!

    xoxo
    Stacey

    Five Minute Style 

     

  12. 9.10.14
    IRENE commented:

    love this stylish and simple look! i think you made the perfect choice cause it is such a classic with a modern twist!

    Irene
    http://www.thedailylace.com

  13. 9.10.14
    Ella commented:

    You look super cute, Jess! If I were there I would definitely go the practical route as well. Who wants to be tugging at their top all day long when there is stuff to do and people to see?!
    http://www.youtube.com/sparklesandsuch26

  14. 9.10.14
    Heidi D. commented:

    This look is fall perfection, Jessica! Love those heels.

    Heidi D.
    http://www.wishesandreality.com

  15. 9.11.14
    Christina Storm commented:

    I LOVE that sweater and that skirt paired together! Such a gorgeous look!
    The Style Storm
    <3, Christina

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