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MCLV Style: Plaid Coat

Outerwear is one of the things that I look forward to most about Fall and Winter from a sartorial standpoint. I adore classic silhouettes in bold hues, luxurious, touchable fabrics, and eye-catching prints and patterns.

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Long Plaid Coat – Les Mechantes

Black Skinny Jeans – Jolt from Nordstrom

J’Adore Tee – Old Navy

Rhinestone Bib – BaubleBar

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While I’m a dress girl through-and-through, there’s no denying that some situations – And moods – Practically demand jeans. My favorite way to spice up a jeans and graphic tee look is with statement jewelry and attention-grabbing outerwear.

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{Photos by KatwalkSF}

Here I’m wearing another new piece from San Francisco-based boutique Les Mechantes that I picked up the same day that I fell in love with this houndstooth skater dress.

The next look that I want to put together featuring this fun coat is going to be my favorite black Burberry shift dress, striped tights, and chunky ankle boots.

Want to pick up something tres chic from San Francisco-based boutique Les Mechantes? The fabulous ladies of LM have offered my stylish readers a discount on their website – Type in “moicontrelavie” during checkout and you’ll get 15% off your order!

How do YOU dress up denim?

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MCLV Style: Plaid Jacket

You know when you have a new piece in your closet and you can’t help but plan outfits around it? I’m currently in the midst of a love affaire with this red & black checkered jacket. I originally got this baby for a “glamping” themed office party in October and have been wearing it ever since.

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Red & Black Plaid Jacket – BB Dakota

Black Corduroy Skinnies – Paige Denim

Antigona Satchel – Givenchy

Gold Heeled Boots – JustFab

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Kat and I shot these pictures on the Embarcadero during our walk home from an oh-so-sweet Friendsgiving celebration that Jen of Just Add Glam hosted at Style Lend HQ in SOMA. We decided to walk along the water and chat after the festivities and couldn’t help snapping a few shots.

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{Photography by KatwalkSF}

And as smitten as I am with this fun plaid jacket, these accessories very nearly stole the spotlight. These gold heeled booties from JustFab are incredibly comfortable and I still can’t stop carrying my Givenchy Antigona Satchel. But the stand out piece just might be the Kamryn Dame Miner Choker from Les Mechantes. This necklace is on serious repeat right now!

What’s YOUR favorite piece right now?

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MCLV Style: Plaid Pants

I recently completed my Fall mecca to New York – There’s something about this time of year that I just can’t get enough of back East. The crisp mornings that are perfect for layers and wandering through the village with a cup of coffee day dreaming about living in the vine-covered buildings.

I may have only been on the ground for 36 hours, but it was definitely worth the trip to spend the weekend with the fabulous teams behind Style Lend and Studio 15 NYC.

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Faux Fur Vest – Trouvé from Nordstrom

Black & White Plaid Pants – StyleStalker

Black Lace-Up Wedges – Steve Madden

Black Tunic – Asos

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This Trouvé Faux Fur Sleeveless Topper is my favorite new acquisition from a productive recent trip to Nordstrom. It’s perfect for layering this time of year since its not cold enough for thick overcoats here in San Francisco. Can’t. Stop. Wearing. It.

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{Photography by Studio 15 NYC}

I’m a fan of plaid in any iteration this time of year – From outerwear to accessories to dresses. When I saw these StyleStalker black & white pants online I knew they’d be perfect for this time of year.

Are YOU a fan of plaid?

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MCLV Style: Plaid

Fall means one thing to me this season – Plaid!

I just haven’t been able to get enough of it so when I saw this great zipper shift at Zara I just knew that it had to be mine.

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{You can shop similar pieces by clicking these hyperlinks: Plaid Dress – Zara, Studded Duffle – Alexander Wang & Ankle Boots – Vintage}

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{Check out outtakes from this shoot here – Log into Facebook to view}

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{Photography by Jennymay Villarete of J. Villarete Photography}

After I brought my new baby home from the store I knew that there were going to be two really fun styles that I would want to try. First, pictured here, I wanted to have a go at the 90’s, grunge, Saint Laurent-inspired style that’s all the rage this season. Ankle boots, chunky jewelry, and a rock n’ roll bag were the finishing touches I settled on.

My next styling project with this versatile plaid shift will be a retro-inspired look featuring a vintage hat, Rebecca Minkoff crossbody bag, and round-toed heels. A bit more ladylike and the perfect contrast to this more laid back look.

Are you a fan of plaid or tartan as well? What’s your top pick for Fall?

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Looks of the Week: Plaid & Tartan

If you’re a regular reader I’m sure you’ve picked up on my love of Plaid & Tartan by now. Between my Fall style guide, product recommendations, and my own purchases for this season {as seen on Instagram} it’s pretty clear that these prints are well-loved over here at MCLV headquarters.

So this Looks of the Week round-up is my chance to highlight some of the fabulous ladies & gentlemen around the world that are bringing these fun prints to life.

Tartan-Cropped-Coat

{I love everything about this look. Head-to-toe perfection!}

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{You can even mix your plaids by pairing different colors & fabrics – Just check out how dapper this look turned out!}

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{A plaid button-down shirt is a Fall classic so give one a try & get creative!}

Plaid-Shirt-Dress

{Marrying two of my favorite trends in one look – Plaid & 90s grunge.}

Plaid-Wool-Statement-Coat

{I love a good statement coat so I was immediately taken by this gorgeous plaid wool version.}

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Are you a fan of plaid & tartan as well? Which of these looks is your favorite?

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