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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.
With the arrival of July, and its lethargy-inducing temperatures, summer is officially here. July is the Saturday of the year — it is the only month when school is out for everyone (pity those kids who have to return in August), and, as a Western society, we have collectively decided to dial it back a little. Relish read
Months after reconsidering its former you-can't-sit-with-us M.O., Abercrombie & Fitch is finally beginning to cast a wider net — starting with a new line. But, just because the brand says it's moving past its mean girls image, doesn't mean we've rushed to become Facebook friends just yet. So, it has upped its outreach read