Wednesday, March 5, 2014

The 2014 Oscars...

kept it real. I mean how often do we see celebrities order and actually eat pizza!? Let's not forget about the epic selfie that was taken and CRASHED twitter!!



"AND THE OSCAR FOR THE BEST DRESSED GOES TO....."

I couldn't pick just one, so I picked 5. Ooops?

1. Kate Hudson in Atelier Versace.


 2. The angelic Lupita Nyong'o in a "Nairobi" blue gown from Prada.


3. Although I was not a fan of her hair, Jennifer Lawrence did look gorgeous in her Dior gown tailored to perfection.


4. Amy Adams staying true to her sense of style in this Gucci gown.


5. Angelina Jolie in Elie Saab Haute couture looked FAB, her 42 carat diamond earrings were also beautiful.  I also wouldn't mind having Brad Pitt as an accessory either.

The most touching moment of the night was Jared Leto winning best supporting actor. His acceptance speech was absolutely riveting. There need to be more people like him in this world. He is beautiful on the inside....and out.

 


Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Award season is in full effect!

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, the genius comedic duo, slayed the audience as hosts of the 2014 Golden Globes. Not only did they have me laughing so hard it felt like an ab workout, they had my jaw dropping with how gorgeous they looked.


Sofia Vergara also looked stunning in her Zac Posen gown, but it was the Lorraine Schwartz necklace that made a statement.

 American Horror Story didn't win any awards that night, but they all were fashion winners to me!




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The 2014 Grammy Awards  also had an unbelievable red carpet. My favorite look of the night was the Queen Bee herself miss Beyonce. She looked FAB in her Michael Costello gown, and her ox blood lip was stunning!



 Taylor Swift also looked beautiful in her Gucci gown, as well as Kelly Osbourne who wore Badgley Mischka.








                                                         Can we also please talk about those nails!? LOVE THEM!

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I also liked Katy Perry's unique Valentino gown, lets face it, she can pull off anything. She attended the awards show with her incredibly handsome younger brother. 


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Colbie Calliet wowed in her Ezra Santos gown. I normally wouldn't have paired a smokey eye and red lip with a red gown, but she is totally working it!


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 I also really adored Rita Ora's entire look. Her hair, makeup, and dress were all on point. I would have never picked this Lanvin dress if I saw it on a hanger, but she took the risk, and it paid off!














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Pink also looked flawless. She has one of the most toned bodies in the business and she isn't afraid to show it off in her Johanna Johnson dress.


I have been very pleased so far with what I have been seeing on the red carpet. These looks always inspire me to try something new and think out of the box. I can't wait to play in my closet!!

Monday, December 9, 2013

From the office to the holiday party!

When I am at work and am anticipating an event I need to head to right after, I always get anxious. I am forever thinking about what to wear, going home and changing, and arriving unfashionably late! Just thinking about it is giving me the chills. So I say "Self! What if you could wear what your already wearing, but bring that little extra special something along with you to throw on before heading out the door!", genius ...I know.

So I came up with looks you can wear to the office, as well as your company's holiday party.

Tuxedo blazers with structured trousers.

If you commute to work you can bring the blazer on a hanger, and keep it in the coat closet until you are ready to head to your party, or keep it in your car, but this is such an easy way to spruce up an outfit.

As far as the trouser goes, wearing something that has a pattern or pop of color is just enough for work and play.























Shimmer

Poof! The glittery shimmery fairy just stopped by and sprinkled a magic touch into your closet that has your co workers  head's turning as you walk into that party.

Okay..no she didn't, but shimmer is always great for a holiday shindig. I find embellished skirts paired with a  motorcycle jacket are the perfect blend of sweet and sassy, or a blouse for an extreme feminine look.





Leather and Lace

If you're going to an open bar in NYC, or a nice sit down dinner,  you can wear leather and lace. A  lace dress with opaque tights and a leather jacket is one of favorite things to wear in a pinch. It is comfortable and cute enough to wear to work, but also dressy enough to wear out. I always keep a deep lipstick in my bag to make the look a bit more vampy. POW! We just packed a punch.


 You can accomplish all these looks without breaking the bank. At DoubleTake we pride ourselves on giving you the latest trends by top designers at the lowest prices. Let us see your holiday looks, possibly put together by one of our stylists, and tweet the look to @DoubleTakeCon #DTholidayattire

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Loving Layers

My favorite thing about the colder season is layering. Every layer has a function and we wear them for a reason. You may even have some of these staple pieces in your very own closet! So here is my list of "must haves" for layering.

1. A bright colored coat.
       Let's face it, your outerwear is the first thing anyone is going to see from the months of October-March, so why not have it pack a punch? For example this gorgeous BCBG overcoat is a great statement piece.


2. Skinny Jeans.
      If you don't already own a pair, then you have been living under a rock for the past 10 years, but it's ok, I'll let it slide. These are great to wear with  basic flats or a pair of boots. I always find it's easier to get them into a boot the more tapered they are on the bottom. I am a huge fan of 7 for all mankind.

3. Cashmere Sweaters.
          These look amazing with ultimately anything. Whatever your style is, whether you like wearing skirts, leather or printed pants, this sweater can be worn with all of them! These are just some of the gorgeous cashmeres we have ranging from brands like Juicy Couture, Bloomingdales, and Robert Rodriguez (along with so many more).

4. Knee high boots.
            These are great for the office or a night out on the town. Change up the look by wearing a stacked heel or a flat boot. You can wear them with a dress or a pair of jeans, whichever fits your personality!  These boots are in our Ridgewood store for UNDER $200!


You can wear these looks all together or create your own layered look! Send them to us via twitter @doubletakecon #lovinglayers. All of these looks can be found in our Ridgewood location.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Winter Blues

Don't let them get the best of you, instead play along !! Blues are everywhere this Fall. I feel like it's the perfect POP of color to help brighten our spirits. Cobalt blue especially has really been catching my eye. You can either indulge by draping yourself from head to toe, or take a quick dip by adding a simple colored accessory like a scarf or a hat.



 I picked out this gorgeous Stella McCartney dress paired with a stunning Marni overcoat. You could also do a basic look by wearing a blazer that focuses on the color theme like this Randy Kemper jacket.
If that is still too much of a color blast for you, try taking a cobalt blue Gucci shoe to wear with an all black outfit.

If you are anything like me I love when my accessories are the statement piece, so for me this Coach bag and Asprey clutch are home runs!

Whichever way you decide to wear this color will be a hit! Send us your pictures @doubletakecon #winterblues




Monday, October 21, 2013

Dos and Don'ts of Fall 2013


HELLO my little Fashionistas!! I have been in hibernation, but have no fear I have come out of my writing slumber to give you the Dos and Don'ts of Fall 2013. The LAST thing I want is for you to become a victim of fashion. So step out of your comfort zone, spice up your wardrobe, and take tips from these latest trends.

DO a cool leather!


























I paired this leather Joie jacket with Free People jeans, and a basic Equipment shirt. This jacket is chic and sexy, and the buttons on it really pack a punch!

 DO a military look!







Going green , not just for the planet, but also for our closet. Pairing a grey jacket with an army colored pant is the perfect combo!!  I thought this Marc Jacobs jacket, and Acrobat sweater worked really well with the Blank NYC Jeans. This entire outfit is UNDER $300, and looks like a million bucks!

DON'T be afraid to wear white in the Winter! It's all the rage this year!




I paired this darling Nanette Lepore jacket with this amazing Louis Vuitton Suhali Le Talentuex bag. The way they compliment each other is perfection. 

 This is only a taste of what is to come this season, but for now enjoy each of these trends! DO tweet us your version inspired by these looks to @doubletakecon #DOdtStyle.