“These leather pants are amazing. They were for my mother who handed them down to me. She bought them at a vintage store, Lonnie’s in Long Island, and wore them when she was my age.”
Shirt: Urban Outfitters; Leather Trousers: Vintage; Shoes: Yves Saint Laurent.
“The pleated front is one of my favorite parts of this pant.”
Pants: Yves Saint Laurent.
“I wear Nicole Miller a lot. It’s a must in order to pitch the brand and to promote it to the editors and celebrities we work with. But I don’t mind because the clothes are beautiful and the brand is a one stop shop for almost anyone!”
Dress: Nicole Miller Tights: Wolford Shoes: Yves Saint Laurent.
“These shoes cost me $200, but they are usually around $800. I get my pieces from estate sales or Ebay.”
“My favorite item in this look is the oversized shirt. I’ve had it since I was in high school!”
Shirt: Calvin Klein; Bodysuit: American Apparel; Shorts: Levi’s, Shoes: Vintage.
“These cutoff jean shorts are actually my favorite item in my closet!”
Shorts: Vintage Levi’s; Belt: Vintage
“I love stores like Beacon’s Closet and Lonnie’s in Long Island [New York], which stock great vintage shoes like this one. I go to Nicole Miller and Alexander Wang for my newer pieces.”
“The only way I can describe my style is picture the lovechild of Diana Ross’ character from ‘Mahogany’ and Kurt Cobain from the band ‘Nirvana.’ "
Black Leather Jacket: Vintage
“Zoe Kravitz is one celeb whose easy, rocker chic reminds me of my own.”
“These pants are a staple for me. They can carry over from the office to an after work event.”
Leather and Fabric pants: Nicole Miller
“I wear shorts all year round, so this is my way of making them work for Fall.”
Romper: Vintage; Tights: Wolford, Shoes: Vintage
Romper: Vintage; Tights: Wolford.
“I wear shorts all year round, so adding thick tights is my way of making them work for Fall.”
“I would wear this to a dinner party or an after party. It’s my dress up look when I want to look chic, but feel comfortable.”
Jacket: Nicole Miller; Full Body Suit: Jeremy Scott for Urban Outfitters.
Essence Online Fashion Editor, and this week’s Closet Envy: Jacqueline Cooper.