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From hefty knits to perfectly simple, cocoon coats, it is hard to deny the Scandinavian design and pastoral influence in Rodebjer's fall '13 collection. Carin Rodebjer's concept for her latest collection was inspired by her childhood in rural Gotland, Sweden, and while it was plenty idyllic, there were great, professional pieces for women whose careers involve milking spreadsheets and not cows.
Nubby sweaters, longer hemlines, heavy quilting, and knee-high leather boots stood in complementary contrast to flannel suits, chic topcoats, and party-ready silk shirts and dresses. The standout was definitely the oversized fringed sweaters that both our country and city cousins could get behind — though it's up to you whether you'll wear yours with lived-in work boots or pumps.
It's not quite Halloween, but if you dive into your inbox, you're probably already deep into RSVPs for the biggest event season of the year. Yes, already. Pretty soon, carols will be jingling in nearly every public place and your pumpkin spice latte will turn into a peppermint mocha. This means you've got one thing to read
Last month, The Daily Beast published an article called "Why the Upper East Side Is Now Cooler Than Brooklyn," which argued that the land of lavish doorman buildings has become the latest retreat for hipsters looking to escape Brooklyn's rising property costs. While more affordable rents and a surge in trendy eateries and read