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My go-to outfit for running errands is pretty much always this formula: a pair of leggings I feel great in, a slightly longer tank, a cozy sweatshirt, sneaks, and a long coat to pull it all together. Recently, I was in New York, and woke up ready to grab an early breakfast and this is what I pulled out.
I started with these faux leather leggings which I’ve heard people rave about for ages. I finally pulled the trigger and am glad I did, although I wish I went up a size. I would say the XS runs between a Lululemon 2-4 (not quite a 2, but def not a 4). I’m normally a size 4 in Lulu and I find the XS of these to be just a tad tight. Like they’re fine, but by the end of the day I’m like, “I can’t wait to take these OFF!” So if you’re between sizes, size up.
After the leggings, I put on our Namaslay® Muscle Tank and topped that with a cozy Champion sweatshirt. This particular style of sweatshirt, the Reverse Weave, runs one full size small and is not an oversized fit, so here I’m wearing a small. If you want a very oversized fit, go up two sizes. Every once in a while, like here, I like wearing my sweatshirts with my hair inside the shirt. Like I’ll put it on and just go, I don’t take my hair out of the sweatshirt - I just think it looks cool.
For shoes, I went with my Golden Goose sneaks. Now, before I purchased these, I tried a few pairs off The RealReal, which is my go-to place for designer brands, mostly because I love the thrill of hunting down a great piece, and I like shopping sustainably. The trouble is, these shoes mold to your feet, so when I tried on the few pairs from TRR, they dug into my feet weird, and just didn’t work for me. I got this pair at Barney’s in LA the last time I was there, and they took a few wears to break in, but now I can wear them walking around New York all day without a problem. They’re pricey, but they go on sale frequently, and if you live near Woodbury Commons in New York, there’s an outlet. People generally either love the broken in look or absolutely hate them. I’m a fan, but I get it for those who aren’t.
Next, the coat. I live for a statement coat. This is something I’ve only recently realized. I love outerwear. I want a gold puffer. I saw this neon bomber a few weeks ago and can’t stop thinking about it. I’ve been eyeing this or this for my Kenya trip. And I scored a gorgeous Ganni coat similar to this from a thrift shop in LA that goes to my ankles and has been my go-to coat all winter. Anyway, when cooler weather rolls around, I love a really long coat because it feels like I’m wearing a blanket. And the whole extra layer of warmth is really best for everyone around me because I turn into a raging maniac when I’m cold. This grey coat here is perfect for cooler weather - it’s mid-weight, long and cozy, but also makes an otherwise meh outfit feel a little more put together. Below are a bunch of other options:
Lol, my face here! By the time we were done shooting, it is safe to say I was ready. to. EAT. The hanger was starting to kick in. I’ve shared some dressier looks over the past few weeks like this leopard dress and this red skirt, so I wanted to do a more casual post for ya because I don’t know about you, but this look is more my speed for everyday wear.