Boyfriend jean, that is.
Gearing up for Fall can bring a craving for all things new. Whether it's a shorter hairstyle, a more vibrant lipstick colour, or, possibly a different cut of jean. The boyfriend jean has been strong for a few seasons, but at times it still gets dismissed as being "too youthful", and/or, "too sporty". We say, rubbish! Its looser fit has proven to be flattering on so many ages and body shapes so, we took advantage of the Eileen Fisher signature boyfriend jean to pull together stunning outfits that revolve around her latest collection, which has just arrived in stores.
What Constitutes A Good Boyfriend?
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The boyfriend jean is versatile and perfect for the young at heart![/caption]
The boyfriend jean will spare you from the pitfalls surrounding muffin tops and too-tight fits on the thighs, calves and ankles. The boyfriend jean streamlined straight leg offers a relaxed fit through the hips and thighs, and is typically cuffed at the ankle. It has just the right amount of slouch, and shouldn't look too snug, nor too boxy, making it an easy jean to fit and to enjoy.
Couple your boyfriend with hot Fall separates
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On Teresa, our Train Yards "Hostess with the Mostess", Eileen Fishers wardrobe "updaters" : kimono boiled wool vest, $465; ballet neck tunic, $295; organic cotton boyfriend jean in 'vintage black', $240; and, Suzi Roher scarf, $270.[/caption]
A good boyfriend deserves good company. This soft, boiled wool Kimono vest has dramatic presence aplenty, and when paired with a long sleeve knit in Red Saffron, you get major impact. The vest and jeans could also go to a classic white shirt/ blouse, or a sleeveless underpinning in warmer weather. Always on top of what's happening, Eileen Fisher features longer lengths in cardigans, jackets and vests in her new collections.
The finest woolies and footwear
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Eileen Fisher merino wool boxtop tunic, $298; Aquatalia ankle boots, price varies by style; scarf, $60; and Rudsak leather handbag, $375.[/caption]
This longer, loose cut knit tunic is whisper soft, weightless, breathable, and "feels so luxurious against the skin," cooed Teresa. Consider it a basic canvas that one can wear unadorned, or with tonal accessories, such as this lightweight scarf. The stylish solution to footwear with this look is to go to an ankle boot, with any height of heel.
Multi-Purpose Wardrobe Essentials
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Eileen Fisher merino wool serape shawl, $565; long silk jersey tank, $195; and, striped crew neck short top, $365.[/caption]
The shawl, the cape, the poncho, and any variation thereof, has come back to the forefront of fashion this fall, and rightfully so. It will become an instant go-to for instant style as you simply throw it over anything. Eileen Fisher features it this season as an invaluable travelling companion. As for the layering tank tunic, we view it as an essential piece in modern dressing. Long tanks worn under cropped tops, such as the one pictured here, elongate the silhouette. We'll cover more on the importance of this basic essential in an upcoming blog.