I have a girlfriend who once scored a pair of Helmut Lang jeans at Nordstrom Rack for $40. And this wasn’t the only find she would repeatedly come home with. Other friends started sending her on missions to find specific items they were needing. She had an eye and patience for the ultimate hunt. Lucky for me those Helmut Lang jeans she stumbled upon were a size too small for her but fit me perfectly. They became the most worn item in my wardrobe for a good year or more (seen here, here and here).
The whole scenario inspired me to master my own bargain hunting skills. So I recently set out to score some essentials for my fall wardrobe at Nordstrom Rack. Without anything specific in mind I just started looking from rack to rack and the deeper I got into the store the more (designer) surprises I found, which may have resulted in some public squeals. Among the finds were an Elie Tahari sequin skirt, 3.1 Phillip Lim pants, Tory Burch heels, a Christopher Kane skirt that was beyond pretty and lastly, the most beautiful and luxurious peacoat from Fleurette that was definitely coming home with me. I’ve been keeping my eye out for the perfect camel colored coat for a while now and knew this was the one. After scooping up this find I’m convinced a classic peacoat is an item that every girl should have in their wardrobe since it will always be a timeless statement. It’s already proved to be a fall staple in my wardrobe since it goes with nearly every get-up for any occasion and it’s extra cozy and warm. Here are three recent outings I threw it on for and what I paired with it. I hope it inspires you to go on a mini hunt yourself for that perfect fall essential. Bring on the cooler temps!Date Night: paired with coated AG jeans, Robert Rodriguez sweatshirt, Jennifer Fisher cuffs and ring, BaubleBar curb strand necklace, Zara heels, Super sunglasses, Kate Spade Beau bag. Sunday Brunch: paired with Paige boyfriend jeans (similar), Lovers + Friends graphic tee (similar ones available here), Joie flats (currently on Nordstrom Rack), Celine bag, Super sunglasses. Meetings: Patterson J. Kincaid leather skirt (similar), Parker top, Alexander Wang heels (similar), Jerome Dreyfuss bag, Celine sunglasses, Jennifer Fisher charm necklace. Images by Jacqueline Pilar
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