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5 closet essentials that go with everything
A white t-shirt, relaxed jeans, casual sneakers. No matter what time of year it is, there are certain threads that work for just about any occasion. The best thing about simple pieces (besides the fact that you can throw them on in the morning without checking yourself in the mirror) is that they literally go with everything. So if you feel like wearing a patterned shirt or funky pants, just pair them with plain separates to keep your look clean and fresh. Go back to basics with these five staples every guy needs in his closet. 
The White T-Shirt
Maison Martin Margiela Short-Sleeve Crew T-Shirt

Hugo Boss ‘Eraldo’ Pima Cotton V-Neck T-Shirt

The Button-Down
Hugo Boss ‘Califo’ Slim Fit, Linen Button-Down Shirt

Theory Check Sport Shirt

The Relaxed Jeans
Joe’s Jeans Classic

Hudson Byron Five-Pocket Straight

The Hoodie
RVCA ‘Castro’ Raglan Hoodie

Jeremiah ‘Portland’ Full Zip Raglan Sleeve Jersey Hoodie

The Casual Sneaker
Clae ‘Russell 07’

Polo Ralph Lauren ‘Vaughn’ Sneaker

What’s your signature staple?

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5 closet essentials that go with everything

A white t-shirt, relaxed jeans, casual sneakers. No matter what time of year it is, there are certain threads that work for just about any occasion. The best thing about simple pieces (besides the fact that you can throw them on in the morning without checking yourself in the mirror) is that they literally go with everything. So if you feel like wearing a patterned shirt or funky pants, just pair them with plain separates to keep your look clean and fresh. Go back to basics with these five staples every guy needs in his closet. 

The White T-Shirt

Maison Martin Margiela Short-Sleeve Crew T-Shirt

Hugo Boss ‘Eraldo’ Pima Cotton V-Neck T-Shirt

The Button-Down

Hugo Boss ‘Califo’ Slim Fit, Linen Button-Down Shirt

Theory Check Sport Shirt

The Relaxed Jeans

Joe’s Jeans Classic

Hudson Byron Five-Pocket Straight

The Hoodie

RVCA ‘Castro’ Raglan Hoodie

Jeremiah ‘Portland’ Full Zip Raglan Sleeve Jersey Hoodie

The Casual Sneaker

Clae ‘Russell 07’

Polo Ralph Lauren ‘Vaughn’ Sneaker

What’s your signature staple?

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Going Solo 
Get ready to get your pirate on next season, because it’s all about the solo earring!
We’ve all been there. You lose one of your favorite earrings. It’s heartbreaking but what can you do - wear just the one and look like a pirate, a la Johnny Depp? Well, this season you can! Celine and Louis Vuitton have made it totally acceptable to rock the solo earring look, by showing intricate, drop earrings (but just the one) on the Fall 2014 runways. And where Louis Vuitton and Celine lead, we follow! 
Instantly update your look with our top picks below. But remember, just wear one!
1. Ippolita Small Wavy Disc Modern Snowman Clip-On Earrings

2. Kate Spade Estate Garden Earrings

3. Oscar de la Renta Faceted Chandelier Clip-On Earrings

4. House of Harlow Sunburst Button Stud Earrings

5. 18K Gold Rock Candy Teardrop Lollipop Earrings

6. White Drop Earrings with Brushed Golden Finding

7. Alexis Bittar Sodalite Doublet Earrings

8. Lana 14k Gold Reflector Crescent Earrings

9. Lana 14k Large Affinity Hoop Drop Earrings

10. Alexis Bittar Golden Maldivian Orbiting Teardrop Earrings

What do you think of the one earring trend - yay or nay? Let us know below!

Going Solo 

Get ready to get your pirate on next season, because it’s all about the solo earring!

We’ve all been there. You lose one of your favorite earrings. It’s heartbreaking but what can you do - wear just the one and look like a pirate, a la Johnny Depp? Well, this season you can! Celine and Louis Vuitton have made it totally acceptable to rock the solo earring look, by showing intricate, drop earrings (but just the one) on the Fall 2014 runways. And where Louis Vuitton and Celine lead, we follow! 

Instantly update your look with our top picks below. But remember, just wear one!

1. Ippolita Small Wavy Disc Modern Snowman Clip-On Earrings

2. Kate Spade Estate Garden Earrings

3. Oscar de la Renta Faceted Chandelier Clip-On Earrings

4. House of Harlow Sunburst Button Stud Earrings

5. 18K Gold Rock Candy Teardrop Lollipop Earrings

6. White Drop Earrings with Brushed Golden Finding

7. Alexis Bittar Sodalite Doublet Earrings

8. Lana 14k Gold Reflector Crescent Earrings

9. Lana 14k Large Affinity Hoop Drop Earrings

10. Alexis Bittar Golden Maldivian Orbiting Teardrop Earrings

What do you think of the one earring trend - yay or nay? Let us know below!

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So Fresh & So Clean
Go modern and classic in bright white leather kicks!
When looking for ways to add a clean and sleek touch to your look, just white it out. One of the biggest trends of the season is wearing white leather sneakers. They’re crisp, match just about any outfit and make your feet look instantly fresh. Spotted on Kanye West and fashion-savvy guys alike, now’s your time to give the look a shot.
With our picks below, we’re sure to have a white sneaker for you. Whether you’re simple and prefer a classic low-top or a bit more hip-hop and like a funky high-top, shop the best selection of white out kicks today!
Low-Tops
Common Projects

Nike

Acne Studios

High-Tops
Adidas

Creative Recreation

Pierre Hardy

Which pair would you wear in a flash?

So Fresh & So Clean

Go modern and classic in bright white leather kicks!

When looking for ways to add a clean and sleek touch to your look, just white it out. One of the biggest trends of the season is wearing white leather sneakers. They’re crisp, match just about any outfit and make your feet look instantly fresh. Spotted on Kanye West and fashion-savvy guys alike, now’s your time to give the look a shot.

With our picks below, we’re sure to have a white sneaker for you. Whether you’re simple and prefer a classic low-top or a bit more hip-hop and like a funky high-top, shop the best selection of white out kicks today!

Low-Tops

Common Projects

Nike

Acne Studios

High-Tops

Adidas

Creative Recreation

Pierre Hardy

Which pair would you wear in a flash?

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Pastel Perfection
Look good-enough-to-eat in falls sweetest shades!
Pastel shades may be the trend that just won’t die, but at least it means you can rock your summer wardrobe into fall! Freshen up your closet with a pastel dress, or make the trend work for winter in a pretty pastel duster coat. You’ll look as sweet as a macaroon in no time!
1. Pixie Market Pastel Colour Block Dress

2. ASOS Jacquard Pep Hem Dress

3. ASOS Longline Duster Jacket

4. Topshop Longline Duster Coat

5. 3.1 Phillip Lim Pashli Satchel

6. ASOS Flat Lock Shoulder Bag 

7. ASOS Full midi skirt

8. Topshop Spotty Foam Texture A-line Skirt

Do you love pastel shades, or do they make you as sick as eating too much candy?! Let us know below!

Pastel Perfection

Look good-enough-to-eat in falls sweetest shades!

Pastel shades may be the trend that just won’t die, but at least it means you can rock your summer wardrobe into fall! Freshen up your closet with a pastel dress, or make the trend work for winter in a pretty pastel duster coat. You’ll look as sweet as a macaroon in no time!

1. Pixie Market Pastel Colour Block Dress

2. ASOS Jacquard Pep Hem Dress

3. ASOS Longline Duster Jacket

4. Topshop Longline Duster Coat

5. 3.1 Phillip Lim Pashli Satchel

6. ASOS Flat Lock Shoulder Bag 

7. ASOS Full midi skirt

8. Topshop Spotty Foam Texture A-line Skirt

Do you love pastel shades, or do they make you as sick as eating too much candy?! Let us know below!

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You’ll Want to Wear This Top Watch Pick!
Meet the boldy-styled Shinola Runwell watch
Handbuilt in Detroit with a timeless, masculine design, the Shinola Runwell watch with hand-stitched leather NATO strap is a piece that you’ll wear for years to come. The Runwell’s 41mm case is just the right size for casual looks in jeans and a tee, or for times when you need to suit up. If you’re considering investing in a versatile watch that’s sure to be a classic, this is the one; the Runwell is definitely a must-have for any timepiece aficionado.
Get the watch here

(GIF inspired by: Peter von Panda)

You’ll Want to Wear This Top Watch Pick!

Meet the boldy-styled Shinola Runwell watch

Handbuilt in Detroit with a timeless, masculine design, the Shinola Runwell watch with hand-stitched leather NATO strap is a piece that you’ll wear for years to come. The Runwell’s 41mm case is just the right size for casual looks in jeans and a tee, or for times when you need to suit up. If you’re considering investing in a versatile watch that’s sure to be a classic, this is the one; the Runwell is definitely a must-have for any timepiece aficionado.

Get the watch here

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(GIF inspired by: Peter von Panda)

Look of the Day: Jamie Chung
Snag her sweet and sexy summer look!
As far as we’re concerned, actress and blogger Jamie Chung can do no wrong in the style department. She mixes on-trend pieces with tailored basics, and always adds personal flair to her looks, like dainty necklaces or a printed headscarf, seen here. Spotted at the Marc Jacobs Dream Cloud Fragrance pop-up lounge in New York City on August 15, Jamie wore a bustier top, high-waisted wide-leg pants with a matching headscarf and an Ann Taylor clutch.
Get her seamless summer look below!
Rebecca Minkoff Cielo Bustier Top

ASOS Petite Wide Leg Pant in Floral Print

BCBG Sophie Envelope Clutch

Cara Floral Head Wrap

Michael Kors Slim Runway Watch

Look of the Day: Jamie Chung

Snag her sweet and sexy summer look!

As far as we’re concerned, actress and blogger Jamie Chung can do no wrong in the style department. She mixes on-trend pieces with tailored basics, and always adds personal flair to her looks, like dainty necklaces or a printed headscarf, seen here. Spotted at the Marc Jacobs Dream Cloud Fragrance pop-up lounge in New York City on August 15, Jamie wore a bustier top, high-waisted wide-leg pants with a matching headscarf and an Ann Taylor clutch.

Get her seamless summer look below!

Rebecca Minkoff Cielo Bustier Top

ASOS Petite Wide Leg Pant in Floral Print

BCBG Sophie Envelope Clutch

Cara Floral Head Wrap

Michael Kors Slim Runway Watch

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And You Thought the Animal Print Trend was Over?
Lions, tigers, and bears (okay, not bears), oh my! Animal prints on anything from faux-fur coats and denim skinnies to clutches and pointy flats have never really left the fashion scene, but every now and then the trend comes back in full-force. Well, it’s that time of year again.
Here’s Wantering’s Top 7 Fall Picks in Animal Print! Don’t drop the ball and miss out on these.
1) Steve Madden Stecy Heel in leopard print

2) Diane von Furstenberg 440 Colorblocked Snakeskin Clutch (on sale guys!)

3) ASOS Curve Shift Dress in Animal Print (SALE, SALE!)

4) Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Animal Print High Tops 

5) Nike Pro-Classic Tiger Dri-FIT Sports Bra (well, we’re going to the gym, how about you?)

6) Deena & Ozzy Smyth Calf Hair Phone Wallet from Urban Outfitters

7) Capulet Moto Jacket in Micro-Animal Print (just released and we want it bad)


If you can’t get enough, check out our “animal inspired style search”, which is filled with the coolest freakin’ style stream.
Love, 
Kathleen, Wantering Editor

And You Thought the Animal Print Trend was Over?

Lions, tigers, and bears (okay, not bears), oh my! Animal prints on anything from faux-fur coats and denim skinnies to clutches and pointy flats have never really left the fashion scene, but every now and then the trend comes back in full-force. Well, it’s that time of year again.

Here’s Wantering’s Top 7 Fall Picks in Animal Print! Don’t drop the ball and miss out on these.

1) Steve Madden Stecy Heel in leopard print

2) Diane von Furstenberg 440 Colorblocked Snakeskin Clutch (on sale guys!)

3) ASOS Curve Shift Dress in Animal Print (SALE, SALE!)

4) Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Animal Print High Tops 

5) Nike Pro-Classic Tiger Dri-FIT Sports Bra (well, we’re going to the gym, how about you?)

6) Deena & Ozzy Smyth Calf Hair Phone Wallet from Urban Outfitters

7) Capulet Moto Jacket in Micro-Animal Print (just released and we want it bad)

If you can’t get enough, check out our “animal inspired style search”, which is filled with the coolest freakin’ style stream.

Love, 

Kathleen, Wantering Editor