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Of Note…Andre Leon Talley

Everyone (including my Dad who knows nothing about fashion) seems to know Andre Leon Talley because he’s everywhere these days. He’s on TV with Tyra Banks judging America’s Next Top Model, in Vogue magazine writing his monthly column and now he’s starring with Banks again for a set of informational fashion videos for her new website TypeF.com. But it wasn’t always this way.
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Trend Report: The Basics Edition


You know how much I love to talk about trends. Trust me, anything new that comes out I’m all over it like an umbrella.

But let’s be honest. I’m a college student (read: so broke, it’s not even funny) so I can’t afford to jump on every trend bandwagon out there. Who has the money to replace their wardrobe every season?

Plus, there can be too much of a good thing. Trend + trend + trend+ trend = a wtf outfit. Outfits are like a culinary dish. Trends are the spices on top of your basic potatoes, and a girl cannot subsist off of pepper alone.

So this post is just to celebrate those classic, perfect pieces which, when you think about it, really are the foundations for effortless style.


White tee

Ballet flats

Knee-high boots

Chain strap bag

Pencil skirt


Black blazer


White blouse

Trench coat

V-neck sweater

Denim jacket


Tailored trousers

Monogram jewelry


Cropped boucle jacket

Signature perfume

Am I missing anything? What do you consider a classic?

“Fashions fade, style is eternal”
– Yves Saint Laurent


Erin at Pixel Perfect