19 December 2011

Downtown Brunching

Jacket: Alexander Wang
Shirt: Audrey 3+1
Jeans: Blank NYC
Boots: Rag & Bone
Beanie & Scarf: Club Monaco
Bag: Rebecca Taylor
Specs: Warby Parker
Bracelet: Stella & Dot

After a fun night celebrating my sister's birthday, Saturday morning Hubs and 
I headed downtown to our favorite brunch spot Bottega Louie to eat our faces off (see here and here). 
BL is epic on all levels. If your in L.A. it's a must. And don't even get me started on the salted caramel macaroons. A little round piece of heaven.
I finally started my holiday shopping this weekend....nothing like 
waiting until the last minute to get that shizz started! The mall was a complete
and utter crazy town (duh) but it was a successful trip. I'm proud to say I am 
halfway done! Oy.

 Am I the only one that put off the holiday shopping? Appease me.


Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Love that jacket and I am totally looking up bottega Louie now- salted caramel macarons? Yes please!

Chic 'n Cheap Living

Polly said...

Well thats yet another excuse to come back. We so did not research our eats well enough. Love your outfit, perfect for some holiday shopping and Im almost done, but hey I have the bambino's, you have to be organised in July to get the goods!!

The Fancy Teacup said...

Adore the mixture of plaid and leather. x


Belle de Couture said...

Perfect look for brunching, Nicole! My kinda look for sure... easy peasy and edgy! :) Love your leather jacket!!



The doll on fashion said...

All your accessories make this outfit special!

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Miss Kwong said...

amazing use of leather! <3

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Closet Fashionista said...

Love this outfit! Especially the jeans!
And I finished all my Christmas shopping but I am going shopping today with my cousins...should be interesting

Leah said...

Love this casual but super chic outfit! It's perfect for brunching with the hubs.

xo L.

Fashionable Rose said...

buying the presents the last minute might be nice because you are doing it in the heart of xmas season buy can be very stressful!
love this causal look and the food lucks super yummy!!

Courtney Erin said...

I did all my shopping last week on one day and it was hell...pure hell! Good luck getting yours all done.

xoxo ~ Courtney

Cara said...

Fantastic city look-love the shirt and especially that jacket-wow!
xo Cara

modanistajunkie.com said...

OMG these photos of you were taken literally just around the corner from where I work. :) You look amazing and happy birthday to your sister. :)


Taylor said...

FIrst off - you are the HOTTEST bruncher there ever was, the outfit TDF (to die for!)....second, I'm slacking too - well Hubs needs to decide if we are or aren't doing gifts, he is my only one to shop for!

Krystal said...

i still have to complete my husbands holiday shopping...so you're good!

hannahstiff said...

Lumberjack shirt + infinity scarf = my perfect outfit:) Looking lovely, as usual! XO

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SADBBLOG said...

LOVE! so chic and I love to see you in glasses with a red lip!


Emily said...

That Alexander Wang jacket is fabulous! Your scarf looks really cozy as well too :) I realize I have a few extra little things I need to take care off for holiday shopping so you are definitely not the only who put it off!

Audrey said...

Love the casual look, especially that jacket and bag! I really need to try Bottega. I've heard so many amazing things!! x www.casualglamorous.com

PriscilaPetersDecor said...

What a fun weekend. Love the boots!

Satin And Salt said...

Looking so fresh yet again. Im about to click that Bottega Louie link after I finish this comment. I love finding new restaurants! (if you have seen my blog you know i love food! haha) what are some of your other favorite places?



Rhe Beep said...

Love your jacket and plaid shirt. It has great color and works so well with this outfit.


Shade of Whim said...

omg. haven't visited for a while and i come back to a fabbo post! love the look! that shirt - i Want it :)

TheStreetFashion5xpro said...

Very cool...

Natalie said...

Look who's a Cutie-McCuterson! Perfectly cozy and comfy weekend attire my sweet. AND brunch looks amazing!! I think it's my favourite meal of the day! I want to go too!

Oh, and as for the shopping, I've been a slow and steady shopper since the beginning of Dec. A must with the child in tow.

XX Nat

Miss Jota said...

Linda! Amei a produção toda. A camisa xadrez ficou perfeita como ponto de cor. Beijinhos do Brasil ~.~



Punctuation Mark said...

love downtown LA... great choice!

Pearl said...

i love this outfit - casual cool. I hope your shopping went great - malls freak me out and I haven't started my shopping yet - eek!! Online it is :)


dimitri said...

I really love this look, especially that jacket and your lovely shirt. I love these colors. Your bag is great too.

jamie said...

Everyone raves about that place and I still haven't gone...must put on the list! Loving that jacket! You look so cozy! I did most of my shopping in increments. (99% online...I can't take the crowds! LOL) Not quite finished but thankfully I only have one or two things left :):)


Carly said...

as always love the look..perfect brunch (i had a great night last night) attire:)
Loving that little leather jacket esp.
Can say I am DONE my holiday shopping..just sitting back relaxing and waiting for it all to come to my doorstep this week, lol. Lots of online for me- I hate the mall.
Happy week to you.

BlueVanilla said...

NO you are not the only one...I just imagined everything in my head until i HAD to go! Lol...you look fab babe! Love that flannel!

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Catita said...

love this intellectual look on you!

Lisa said...


i love you in glasses you look so geeky hot!!! haha :)

Shasie said...

Chic look! I love going to brunch. And yes girl I had to wait until I got back home to do my Christmas Shopping because I didn't want to try and get these presents on the plane. lolol

Shasie of Live Life in Style

audrey marie said...

um salted caramel macaroons? yum!

love this laid back look lady!

seekingstyleblog said...

Love this look!


Annie said...

So cute :) Hope your sis had a great birthday! I have to admit that I got done with my shopping extra early this year.. shocking and I'm sorry to tell you that ;) Headed back to NY soon.. Happy Holidays if I don't talk to you! xoxo

indie.electronic.alternative. said...

it's official. you're the cutest thing ever and i think i'm in love with you. i mean that in the least creepy way possible.

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