My boyfriend and I went to a beautiful party at Nomi in Chicago on New Year’s Eve, and to be safe (and to have more fun) we got a room at the Allerton Hotel, just a short stumbling distance away. My days of dressing up and not being comfortable are over and I hate to be cold in the winter, no matter how short my time is outside. So I wore this one shoulder blue-violet silk top by Robert Rodriguez and a tuxedo style jacket by Smythe. My pants are a trusty pair of Cynthia Rowley wool slim pants that may be 10 years old! My necklace was a bargain Vera By Vera Wang and, and also on the low side, my shoes are Boutique Nine suede booties. I was warm and happy for the new year. Older and wiser I say.
Top: Robert Rodriguez One-shoulder Silk Top, no longer available. See this Robert Rodriguez Printed Silk Top, now $66 or if you like bright colors, this Robert Rodriguez Cascade Pintuck Top, now $74.99 or this Robert Rodriguez Ruffle Halter Top, now $109.99
Jacket: SMYTHE Tuxedo Style Jacket, no longer available. See this perfect SMYTHE Hourglass Tuxedo Blazer, $695. SMYTHE jackets are amazing and worth the investment.
Shoes: Boutique 9 Suede Wedge Booties, no longer available. These Luxury Rebel Shoes Kera Wedge Booties are now $82.50
Pants: Cynthia Rowley, no longer available. See these Theyskens’ Theory ‘Palma Fomment’ Slim Pants, $445
– Carol Calacci
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