I don't know about you, but when the weather gets cooler I am tempted to reach for a glass of red wine as opposed to a chilled white. Since my life always parallels fashion, it seems appropriate I use fine wines as today's inspiration. Next time you are indulging in a bold cabernet, a light pinot noir, or any of the other beautiful grapes, look to those marvelous shades of color to guide you to your next fashionable purchase.
My first feature will not only have you thinking of warming wine, but it will also keep your toes out of the cold. This hip pair of burgundy booties are both naughty and nice. Currently they are on my “it” list. They have a rockin’ outlook with a sophisticated flair.
The gorgeous wine color is paired with a similar color snakeskin texture that gives this shoe added dimension. To offset its fanciness, the straps downplay its sexiness, turning this fab shoe into a versatile one and keeping this sassy shoe from looking too intimidating to pair with jeans and a tee.
→ Buy the BCBGMAXAZRIA Night Stalker Bootie, $350.00, at bcbg.com.
Need a little touch of color added to your coat section of the closet? Well, Guess has the perfect double-breasted coat for you, and it is being offered at a SALE price. Most of the time sale priced items during this season are summer clothes, so the fact that you can wear this coat now makes it that much more rewarding. I love the oversize collars; they are my favorite aspect of this coat beside the vibrant color reminiscent of a glass of merlot.
→ Buy the Guess Double Breasted Bouclé Coat, $159.90 (was $240.00), at nordstrom.com; shipping and returns are free.
Next up, envision yourself holding a bold cabernet while wearing this sexy hue on your nails. This “Bordeaux” color from Essie stands out and complements fall's wardrobe colors beautifully. If nail polish could be a statement piece, this color would be it.
→ Buy the Essie Nail Polish in Bordeaux, $8.00, at beauty.com.
And lastly, my favorite look -- the one I am obsessed with -- is a knockout dress that exudes flawless elegance. The dress by Catherine Malandrino is something Princess Kate would wear effortlessly, as should you. This is just pure magnificence…the embroidered overlay gives the dress such class and femininity.
→ Buy the Catherine Malandrino Favorite Marcella Embroidered Dress, $425.00, at bloomingdales.com.
Kim Moshtaghi is a contributing writer for Adventures in the Stiletto Jungle. Born in Germany, Kim is currently based in sunny Del Mar, California, where she also serves as Stiletto Jungle's Director of Sales and Promotions. Kim has a communications degree, a third degree black belt, and a totally covetable Gucci handbag collection.