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Must Haves for Fashion Week

We are elated to have one of our favorites guest posting today…a blogger/friend who always delights us with her impeccable taste! Please welcome Lisi from The Beauty File!

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Hellllooooo fashion lovers! Lisi here from The Beauty File blog, fellow Rosebud and Kristin/Megan worshipper. As we all know, this week is NYFW, when couture runs high and the celebrity & model sightings increase tenfold. On my agenda is: lunch with my fashion bloggerinas {also known as Bonbon Rose Girls & one Ciao Chessa!}, attending the Chris Benz show on Monday and last, but not least, galavanting the streets around Lincoln Center in an outrageous getup to catch a certain street style blogger’s eye- Scott or Garance, call me!! I brainstormed and came up with my six must haves for fashion week.  Feel free to add yours in the comment section or what not.
1. First up: my SLR camera, because if there’s ever a time to break it out…it’s now.  Please see above.
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2.  A handbag.  An extremely large, extremely stylish handbag.  The gorgeous one pictured above is by Celine.  The strategy behind wearing fantastic accessories, for me, is to distract from the less than incredible outfit I might be wearing.  Bags, shoes, hair are all key to faking it.  Agree?

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3.  A stunning dress.  You never know who you’ll meet at a blogger party, so why not look your best?   Everyone else will…

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4.  An iPhone {or Blackberry}: the perfect device for snapping photos and quickly ubertweeting, facebooking or blogging.  I am unapologetically ALWAYS online. Also, a bearded man with a pocket square- because if you don’t catch the street style blogger’s eye, he will.

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5.  A really fun, flirty hat.  Just because.
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6.  A pair of high, black heels.  Could be boots, booties, leather, patent or suede.  Just have to have them.  And also a pair of flats in my extremely large, extremely stylish handbag.  Because when my feet hurt, my entire body hurts.  Every stylish woman could always use an extra 3-4 inches.

So go, you fabulous things.  Strut your stuff, wherever you are this week.  We’ll be thinking of you and toasting you at lunch  :  )

photos via: fashionista, fashion gone rogue, ny post, sartorialist, haute design, the selby

  • Krystal/Village

    love the list! these things are definitely essential 🙂

    February 10, 2011 at 7:46 am Reply
  • Jen

    Loving that Celine bag. Great photos. Keep having fun.

    February 10, 2011 at 8:06 am Reply
  • Krysten

    Yep, these are definitely must haves!

    February 10, 2011 at 8:29 am Reply
  • twenty something

    I’m so happy it’s NYFW! So exciting.

    February 10, 2011 at 9:13 am Reply
  • Alyson

    Great post, and great to discover a new awesome blogger… she’s definitely now on my “hit” or “it” list… whichever you prefer. Have the best time in NYC ladies!
    xo
    alyson
    http://www.theaveragegirlsugide.com

    February 10, 2011 at 9:14 am Reply
  • jillian

    how fun 🙂 great tips!! xoxo jcd

    February 10, 2011 at 9:19 am Reply
  • ilene

    oh yes you bet those shoes are a must-have! love the belt/belts she’s wearing in the first photo!

    February 10, 2011 at 9:25 am Reply
  • Minnie

    Great list I agree all must haves! looking to find a look a like Celine bag right now! Come check out http://thefashionsmoke.com 🙂
    x

    February 10, 2011 at 9:45 am Reply
  • Vanessa Elizabeth @ Ruffled Rose

    Love your list, Lisi! I’m so jealous, you gals must be having a fabulous week out in NYC!

    February 10, 2011 at 10:19 am Reply
  • Jill@teenageBride

    I sooo need a fun flirty hat!

    February 10, 2011 at 10:25 am Reply
  • Maddy

    I don’t think you need to go to Fashion Week to have all these goodies in your arsenal of things 🙂

    February 10, 2011 at 10:46 am Reply
  • Katy Mary

    What a fun post! I hope you ladies have an absolute blast at fashion week!!

    February 10, 2011 at 10:56 am Reply
  • Sandy a la Mode

    i totally forgot it was fashion week! that is soo exciting!! these are some great must haves!! i think i need a new pair of hot black heels!!!

    February 10, 2011 at 11:00 am Reply
  • erin * sparkle & hay

    i LOVE that bag!!! have so much fun!

    February 10, 2011 at 11:28 am Reply
  • Taylor

    This list is great!!! And could/should be a every day type list (well you don’t need to drag a spare dress or hat to the office, but flats to change out of heels for sure!)

    February 10, 2011 at 11:57 am Reply
  • Marie a la Mode

    Great post! Now I only need a plane ticket to NY! ; )

    February 10, 2011 at 12:18 pm Reply
  • carolina - patagonia gifts

    loved this post darling! the bag is divine! xo

    February 10, 2011 at 12:23 pm Reply
  • Wande- ladyee

    Yay! A full on fashion post! LOVE it and I’ll be in the NYC too. 🙂

    February 10, 2011 at 12:43 pm Reply
  • Daphne

    Love the list. The hats and the boots are so cool. I am so jealous would love to be NYC this week.

    February 10, 2011 at 1:19 pm Reply
  • janettaylor

    Ooooh, that Celine tote! 🙂

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    February 10, 2011 at 1:51 pm Reply
  • Perpetually Engaged

    I just found the perfect pair of booties and I feel like I should play the lottery because I swear they were the last pair on earth!

    February 10, 2011 at 2:01 pm Reply
  • Rachel from Love a la Mode

    Sounds so fun! I’ll be off to California this weekend… I guess I need to start packing!
    Bisous,
    Rachel
    http://lovealamode.wordpress.com

    February 10, 2011 at 2:09 pm Reply
  • Josie

    Love this post! I’m totally with you on needing an adorable hat and a pair of ultra-tall black patent heels.
    xo Josie
    http://winksmielstyle.blogspot.com

    February 10, 2011 at 3:18 pm Reply
  • thebeautyfile

    Thanks for having me! I loved blogging for you two!

    February 10, 2011 at 5:34 pm Reply
  • brett

    Love the things on your list
    and that bag is incredible, I think a small child could fit inside
    Heading over to check out your blog now
    Brett

    February 10, 2011 at 5:57 pm Reply
  • Mary @ stylefyles

    hahhah I Love the additional “bearded man with pocket square” … It feels SO true.

    PS – he’s also probably wearing a super stylish hat. Just sayin.

    February 10, 2011 at 8:32 pm Reply
  • Christina

    What a fun post! I especially love the cute hat pic!

    February 10, 2011 at 9:17 pm Reply
  • giovanna

    i LOVE that pink dress.

    February 10, 2011 at 11:29 pm Reply
  • Leslie Joy Ickowitz

    This post is overflowing with haute-ness

    February 11, 2011 at 8:16 am Reply
  • HauteWorld

    A very handy list… couldn’t agree more! And since NYC is freezing at the moment, I’d probably also recommend a stylish coat or jacket!

    February 11, 2011 at 8:22 am Reply
  • Jen

    Great post dear! Such a nice surprise 🙂

    February 11, 2011 at 12:24 pm Reply
  • La Feem

    Nice essentials, you’ll look smashing.

    February 11, 2011 at 12:38 pm Reply
  • andi

    Seriously the perfect list for no matter where you are!

    February 11, 2011 at 12:46 pm Reply
  • Trianna

    Love the list! I’m so jealous right now! I lived in NYC before moving to South Florida a few years ago. I NEVER got to go to Fashion Week! *tears* Think of me and enjoy yourselves, ladies!

    http://www.ThatsTooCute.com

    February 11, 2011 at 1:34 pm Reply

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