Banana Republic x Olivia Palermo: My NYFW Recap

Hello again loves! It’s been a whirlwind of experiences and work since Fashion Week begun, I know I have been a bit MIA here, and I am finally back in the blogging groove to share the biggest highlights and inspiration I brought home with me to San Francisco. One of my favorite collections I experienced was on the second day of Fashion Week, for Olivia Palermo’s capsule with Banana Republic. I wanted to share it first because it is GOING.TO.SELL.OUT. There were pieces that fit into every season, making it not only a transitional piece you can add to your closet, but also incredibly timeless. I fell in love with all the soft details and muted patterns (I’m not even a pattern kinda gal) and HAD to snag this incredible lace adorned sweater the second I saw it in darker colors.

Not only is it beautiful, it’s also incredibly comfortable, and easy to pack. I am jet setting a little more these days, so it’s super important to me to find outfits that aren’t high maintenance when it comes to being packed and photoshoot ready shortly thereafter. It resists wrinkles and plays well with my active fashion pieces like my fave pair of Carbon38 pants. This show was incredible, to say the least: it was hosted in 5th Avenue’s Banana Republic, a beautifully immersive and intimate event with other bloggers and media. I’m STILL pinching myself that I had the chance to meet Olivia Palermo in person, and even get a picture with her post show! She’s always been a style idol of mine: timeless, strong-willed, and effortlessly gorgeous. She’s even more beautiful and sweet in person!

At New York Fashion Week, I paired it with this amazing skirt from the Target x Victoria Beckham collection, and it was a total hit. I even got my very first street style feature on AOL wearing it at the Banana Republic x Olivia Palermo show that day!! I was ALL about being comfortable and fashionable this year, and it’s a trend that’s not going unnoticed these days. Be true to yourself, and wear things that make you happy and feel your best inside. It’s the spirit of this blog, and a concept I will continue chasing, so many exciting things are to come, so stay tuned!

You can shop the collection now, and I will be linking my other must-have picks below, to save you on time (and the horror of missing out on popular pieces!):

Bell Sleeve Surplus Jacket (Mint)

Paisley Tie Neck Dress

Cable Knit Turtleneck With Lace Accents

Velvet Tie Neck Midi Dress

Asymmetrical Trench Coat

Outfit Details

Sweater: Cable Knit Turtleneck With Lace Accents, Banana Republic x Olivia Palermo

Skirt: White Scallop Midi Skirt, Victoria Beckham for Target (SOLD OUT), here on Poshmark

Shoes: Sky Hi Wedge Sneakers, Nike (SOLD OUT) similar here

Sunglasses: Classic Aviator, Ray Ban

Makeup Details

Foundation: Your Skin But Better Illuminating CC+ Cream in Light, IT Cosmetics

Blush: Cloud Paint in Puff, Glossier

Highlighter: Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter, Fenty Beauty

Lips: Amuse Bouche Lipstick (custom Bite Lip Lab shade), Bite Beauty similar here

Brows: Dipbrow Pomade in Medium Brown, Anastasia Beverly Hills

Photos in SoHo by Paige Sovic of Paige Nicolle Photo

Makeup by me


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