What I Wore From Rent the Runway (November)

Another month, another new wardrobe provided by Rent the Runway! If you’ve never heard of Rent the Runway, it is a subscription service where you can choose from hundreds of designer pieces to rent each month. I have the unlimited subscription which allows me to continually trade out any four pieces I want throughout the month. Its allowed me to have the vast designer wardrobe I’ve always wanted without the vast expense on my bank account.

For Work…

tuxedo jumpsuit

The Reagan Tuxedo Jumpsuit by Greylin has to be one of my favorite jumpsuits of all-time. It’s so sophisticated and stylish yet perfect for a corporate job. Unfortunately, working in tech things are pretty casual so I only had the chance to wear this jumpsuit once on a day where I was feeling super fancy. I am normally a size 4 and wore this in the size SR, which fit perfectly.

ruffle blouse

This is the Ivory Margo Top by Tularosa in a size small. It was honestly nothing special, so I wouldn’t necessarily recommend it. However, I was able to wear it to work one day with some jeans.

For Date Night…

I rented the Robyn Parker Dress by Parker for a fancy night out on the town with my boyfriend. I wore it with tall brown riding boots and absolutely loved how it looked. The dress seems a bit sheer at first but it surprisingly covers everything. Unfortunately, I was having such a great time at dinner that I forgot to take a picture in it! I wore a size medium which was just right for me. Highly recommend!

For Exploring the City…

western jacket

western jacket

This Koshova Jacket by Rebecca Minkoff was one of my favorite rentals of the month. I loved the dark blue indigo color, which I wasn’t expecting since it looked black online. I absolutely loved the corduroy fabric and western-inspired hardware, two major trends this season. I wore a size medium which worked out perfectly.

tibi sweater

Another one of my favorite rentals! I mean how beautiful is this bright kelly green color? This is the Green Rib Pullover by Tibi in a size medium. I loved how it was a little cropped and still showed some skin when wearing high-waisted bottoms. Tibi is quickly becoming one of my favorite brands; I fall in love with the quality and cut of each piece!

floral blouse

floral blouse

This is the Ditsi Print Smocked Blouse by Nicholas in a size 4. This is the perfect floral blouse for any girly girl out there. The fabric-covered buttons really add a special touch.

furla bag

This dark green bag paired with the kelly green sweater was a knockout combo. I loved the monochromatic greens! If you want a structured, lady-like bag, this one is for you. I’m a sucker for any bag with a top handle. This one is the Teal Metropolis Small Top Handle Bag by Furla.

free people tie blouse

I rented this tie-front blouse by Free People for casual wear while I was home for Thanksgiving. I wore it out on Thanksgiving Eve and also to the mall. It was cute but nothing crazy special. If you need a cropped black basic, it is a good staple to pair with more elaborate pieces. I wore this in an xs which fit just right.

gold metallic jacket

gold metallic jacket

I think it’s pretty clear that I’m saving the best for last! I may or may not still have this jacket hanging up in my closet… I didn’t expect to love this jacket as much as I do but it is truly a show-stopper. I get compliments on it wherever I go and seriously feel like the biggest diva. I am a sucker for anything metallic so this Metallic Foil Faux Jacket by Avec Les Filles is perfect for me. I’m considering buying it in order to make it a permanent piece in my collection. What do you think?

Want to see more of what Rent the Runway has to offer? Check out the pieces I wore in October.  Already sold on the idea of an unlimited designer wardrobe? You can get $30 off your first order by signing up here.

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Snow-Approved Style

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Here on the East Coast Jonas hit us hard. For the first two days I was stuck in my room reading, drinking tea, and burning lumberjack-scented candles. Doesn’t sound too bad, right? You’d be surprised how much being trapped in a small from room can take a toll on an adventurous city girl. By Sunday, I was ready to get outside and explore the fluffy white powder covering the ground.

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My favorite jacket to wear is my fluffy “sheep” coat, as my friends like to call it. It is super warm and comfortable but also fashion forward because it fits the fur coat trend that is so popular this season.

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I paired my comfy jacket, naturally, with my most comfortable sweatshirt. This one is by Chaser and is so soft. The phrases on their sweatshirts are always on-point. When does champagne, leather, or rock and roll ever go wrong?

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To top the look off I added a silver chain gem necklace which brings an element of sophistication into the look. Adding something like this to casual pieces like a sweatshirt instantly makes it glam. Obviously, since it did just snow 26 inches, I had to wear my snow boots. These ones by The North Face are as cute as snow boots get. If you accessorize them right, nobody will even notice they are made for snow and not style.

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Black and White “Model Off Duty”

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Gigi Hadid, Kendal Jenner, Kate Moss… These are just a few of the models who pull off this look so effortlessly. They look casual yet so fashionable at the same time, a perfect outfit to wear for a day of shopping or brunch with the girls. There are a few key pieces that always show up in their “model-off-duty” looks.

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Models are always wearing a jacket with their workout leggings and sneakers whether it’s a wool coat or a silk bomber jacket. This is what makes the look appropriate for strolling around the streets of New York City. I’m wearing my favorite heather grey coat from Aritzia. Not only is the coat warm enough for the brutal East Coast winter (which we have yet to experience this year), but it is also a sophisticated piece to wear to work or use to dress up your casual weekend wear.

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I found these cool mesh-paneled workout leggings from Aritizia. Not only are they super comfortable but they are perfect for putting together the “model-off-duty” look. Pair these with a dressier blouse and play with how you tuck it into the leggings. Here I did a half tuck to play with the black and white color blocking of the outfit.

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Adding rose gold accessories to a black and white look is my favorite way to make an outfit more feminine. Depending on your skin tone, rose gold can bring out the warmth in your coloring. I added my favorite necklace and a watch. Don’t be afraid to add strappy bras under flowy blouses like this one. It gives a sex-appeal to an otherwise business casual blouse.

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Lastly, the look is not complete without your coolest pair of kicks. This is the piece to use to really make your outfit stand out. There are so many different options for cool sneakers nowadays that you should have no trouble finding the perfect pair for you. I love these Nikes because of the grey, black and white knit threads they are woven out of. Like most fashionistas my two favorite colors to wear are black and white, so naturally these sneakers pair well with my entire wardrobe.