Saturday, October 31, 2009

Happy Halloween!


Super trendy, stylish, and silly costume ideas inspired by this photo:

1. Hermes orange box
2. Tory Burch flats (add a patent parka, pointy gold hat, and cut a logo out of cardboard)
3. An Olsen twin
4. Boyfriend jeans (just wear your boyfriend's jeans?!)

Wednesday, October 28, 2009



Vivienne speaks volumes with this slate blue studded canvas jacket from her Anglomania collection. It's the perfect topper for a pair of skinny jeans and ankle boots, don't you think? p.s. Alexander Wang sweater underneath.

Scarlett Snakeskin

Terry de Havilland 
Terry de Havilland's renown snakeskin patch platforms!

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Friday, October 23, 2009

Cute cropped Jackets

3.1 Phillip Lim mod alpaca, $124 and Walter woven houndstooth, $37

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Adorable Adolfo

Although we are not known for carrying much vintage, occasionaly we
make an exception for a special piece, like this darlingblack knit
Adolfo jacket. It's got just a little bit of a peaked shoulder and a
super narrow fit. Delightful!

Monday, October 19, 2009

Perfecting the High Low Mix


I can't decide which outfit I like better, but the version on the right costs A LOT less!

Left: Theory leather jacket ($195) Prada brocade top ($110) The Row leggings ($245) Louboutin gray suede mary jane ($185) Right: Leather Craft jacket ($59) J. Crew metallic top ($39) Saint Grace leggings ($29) Jonathan Kelsey pumps ($68)

The Closet is all about the high low mix. Do you really need that fancy black blazer for hundreds of dollars? I don't think so. You can find an equally fabulous version at The Closet (I've found above 5 over the years) that will work wonderfully. Pair it with some boyfriend jeans (Gap denim will do just fine) and a simple tee or sequin top, add a handbag, preferably Bottega or Chanel (some things are WORTH investing in) and heels of any kind (I'm partial to an eighties inspired pump.) Now you have your own look a la Balmain and money in the bank.


 If you're good you can get away with only spending a little, but looking perfectly put together. There is nothing better than receiving a compliment for an inexpensive item that looks straight off the runway. Here are some more examples:

Fashion is full on Eighties, at the moment, so anything lacy and pink will do the trick this holiday season... Dress ($29) Louis Vuitton skirt ($265)

Put on a printed top! Marni ($165) vs H&M ($12)

There are lots of fun and interesting tweeds, like this pink Lemon jacket ($78) in bright colors and metallics, that scream Chanel ($795) without the $$$ signs.

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Cashmere Delight

We are BURSTING at the seams with cashmere sweaters in a rainbow of 
luscious colors (and prices!) From trendy Vince cardigans, Ralph 
Lauren cable knits, and cozy J. Crew classics (fun fact: the brand 
uses the same factories as leading Italian label Loro Piana) to multi 
ply Malo, TSE, and Agnona. Why would you ever wear wool again?!

Thursday, October 15, 2009

It's true...

The Closet is best known for its exceptional selection of high
end designer handbags, but we also have shelves and shelves of top
tier totes, chic clutches, and pretty purses that won't break the
bank. Here's a look at what's in stock right now:

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

F/W's here!

Thank you to all our consignors for another super season so far. Can
you believe its the middle of October already?! Time to bundle up in
Boston, keep sending your cashmere!

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Happy Holiday Weekend!

We will be open Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Hope to see you!

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

You'll want to wear it every day

If I could live in one sweater all season it would have to be this one, from Rick Owens...the arms are knit long and narrow, the bottom is uneven, a bit longer in back. Owens always seems to know the look we want, and the design feels jacket-like, but with the coziness of your favorite cardigan. I'd say it's a must have.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Dress up

Who else wants to dress up as Betty Draper for Halloween?! She was stunning in the latest episode as an Italian chanteuse in swinging black fringe, Que Bellissima!

Black & White

Alexander Wang, Balenciaga

Thursday, October 1, 2009