Black Friday may be only days away, but that’s not stopping us from doing some pre-sale warm up shopping. Below, check out the items our editors are loving (from cozy hats to pretty necklaces) as well as what Kylie and Kendall Jenner are most excited about wearing this winter from their own PacSun line.
Whitney Little, Associate Producer: I’ve already shared my previous (crazy?) aversion to lip color, but I’m happy to report that in recent months I haven’t left my apartment without some sort of pink gloss or stain. (Is this what they call growing up?) One shade I’ve continued to shy away from, however, is the classic red lip.
Turns out I can swipe on 10 tubes of red lipstick and they’ll all look slightly different on me, despite basically being the exact same color. Keeping that in mind, I continued to try out products until I hit the jackpot: Japonesque’s new cosmetics line. The brand’s pro performance lipstick comes in the holy grail of red shades for me (mine’s shade no. 12), and I’m completely in love. I even sported the bold red lips to a friend’s wedding, so you know I’m fully committed.
Kendall Jenner: I think the black skater dress from our PacSun line is great for the holidays because it’s a dress so you can either dress it up or dress it down. It’s just a simple black dress with mesh. So it’s really easy to work with. You can make it really cute. Kylie Jenner: I think the same exact thing. You can put tights and heels with it and dress it up. I also love our leather jacket. We have our faux leather jacket. You can put that over any dress and just jazz it up.
Courtesy Danelle Designs
Andrea Lavinthal, Style News Director: If you follow me on Twitter then you know that I love to watch TV. All of it. Luckily I found someone who shares my passion for insanely unbelievable plot lines, small towns where it’s always fall and characters who have more designer coats than the outerwear department at Nordstrom.
But Dana Weiss, founder of Possessionista, isn’t just an encyclopedia of television fashion, she’s also an expert in all things stylish and trendy. So when she sent me a leather tassel necklace from her friend’s jewelry line (called Danelle Designs), I immediately put it on and haven’t taken it off since. Now if you’ll excuse me, Shahs of Sunset is on.
Courtesy Juicy Couture
Zoë Ruderman, Senior Style Editor: I’m going to Jackson Hole, Wyo., for a week in December and while I’ll be spending most of my time in ski gear, I’d like to look mildly cute those nights when we actually go out on the town as opposed to just après-ing in the lodge, drinking hot chocolate and beer in our long underwear.
Which is why I picked up a trapper hat and faux-leather-and-knit gloves from Juicy Couture (they’re both currently on sale!). They’re warm enough for Jackson temps, but slightly more sophisticated than sporting helmet head and enormous mittens with heat packs in them.
Courtesy Brittany Talerico
Brittany Talarico, Associate Style Editor: I live three blocks away from the Brooklyn Flea Market, and I try to take a trip every Sunday. The stuff is amazing (and so is the food!). I’d been eagerly awaiting my “Find of the Century Moment” (vintage shopping takes so much patience), and it it finally happened last weekend when this Louis Vuitton cross-body bag beckoned me from across the crowded lot.
It’s definitely a bit weathered, but I love the worn-in feel. The vendor told me it’s from the late ’70s. I’ve yet to bring it anywhere to verify it’s authenticity, but judging by the quality of the leather, inside label and the reputable saleslady, I’m pretty sure it is. And for $65, I’d love it even if it wasn’t.
What are you buying lately? Tell us in the comments. Plus, check out what else our editors have been loving over the past month…
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