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Fall Frenzy - Our Favorite Sweaters for Women This Season

Friday Favorites - October 4th

Sweaters; from splurge to steal, animal prints to cute graphics, to the requisite cable knits and boyfriend sweaters, we've got what will keep you warm and cozy this season. And, of course, what will always keep you looking stylish!

Cashmere Sweaters

    

J. Crew Collection Cashmere Jeweled Shoulder Sweater, $398 J. Crew

This luxe crewneck is the perfect balance of soft and bold. It's covered in three different color-rich jewels - all hand applied for maximum impact.

La Grave Colorblock Cashmere Sweater, $285 Diane Von Furstenberg

This baseball-t inspired sweater is color blocked to perfection, the La Grave means you can stop stealing your boyfriend's sweater. Play ball! 

Animal Prints

    

Mango Oversized Leopard Wool Blend Sweater, $90 ASOS

Big Meow! This spotted sweater would look great with a bold silk collared top underneath in magenta, emerald or royal blue.

H & M Zebra Pattern Wool Blend Sweater, $59.95 H&M

I've seen both leopards and zebras up close on safari, but I can't say what sounds the zebra makes. This sweater, however, certainly makes a style statement and you can make any sound you want while wearing it.

Cozy and Oversize Sweaters

        

Merino Boyfriend Sweater in Dusty Jade, $88 J. Crew

The boyfriend sweater is one of my all-time favorites. Slightly oversize (so there's more to love) with a boxy silhouette, a flattering deep V-neck and skinny sleeves. It's what I plan to live in on weekends.

Barneys New York Leather Cuff Cardigan, $245 Barneys

Seriously cozy! This cardigan with leather cuffs is just right for layering over another sweater. Whether vintage furniture shopping on weekends or as my better substitute for those thin airplane blankets, it's perfect.

Go-To Graphic Prints Under $60

    

Jacquard Scissor Sweater, $59.90 Zara

For cold days or nights, this cozy sweater does the trick, whether worn alone or layered over a plaid shirt and paired with your favorite strategically ripped jeans.

Graphic Crewneck Sweater, $32.94 Old Navy

I'm hooked on the video/song "What Does The Fox Say?" Sly (or smart) like a fox, this sweater is simply too adorable to pass up. Wear your own glasses for maximum effect and pair with a pencil skirt.

Not Your Average Sweater - Swoon Worthy

    

Ted Baker Gwuna Lace Cardigan, $195 Neiman Marcus

This lace embellished cardigan is super sweet and feminine and can easily go from jeans to a ball gown skirt.

Sequinned Sweater, $99.90 Zara

Hello parties. Hello holidays.

Contributor Picks

Christina Moffitino's Picks

    

3.1 Phillip Lim for Target, $29.99 Target

Chillier temperatures have us pining over the more comfy things in life, like oversized cozy sweaters and on-sale Target socks. But just because it's sweater weather doesn't mean you should look like you just rolled off the couch! Sweatshirts are an easy go-to this fall.The sporty top has gone beyond the days of the gym to exercise to more stylish options. You want to feel like you're working it, not so much working out. I'd throw on some dark wash straight blue jeans and dress it up with some heels for a casual night out with friends.

Force Cardigan with Leather Sleeves, $455 All Saints

Gloomy days where I want to bundle up with a cup of tea and a book has brought me to this All Saints pick. Cold weather makes me just want to stay inside, but a day's work calls for me to be on-the-go and I like any option that's comfy chic. The leather sleeves and wool blend is a perfect combo of style and comfort. Leggings and knee high boots would be my go-to pairing for this sweater weather ensemble.

 Street Swag

Christina Wright's Pick

Leather Panel V-Neck Sweater, $158  J. Crew

J. Crew never disappoints with stylish and cozy sweater options every Fall. I love, love, love this V-neck with the leather detailing, I mean COME ON...so amazing right?! It's that perfect touch of unexpected that makes me have to have it!

Simply Modern Wedding

Lauren Scharf's Pick

Minkpink Pride Sweater, $70 Swell

 Elephants will always be my favorite wild animal! Though they may be monstrously large, wrinkly grey creatures, and their political connotation is not so hot right now. Whether I'm facing the wild and windy fall weather, or cozying up indoors with my kindle, this elephant sweater is the one for me. With the soft cotton feel and funky pattern behind the animal, this is definitely a sweater I'll never forget on a chilly afternoon.

Endless Amusement

Splish Splash! We're ready for summer with pool and beach bound looks to stay stylish. We're feeling a little cheeky today and calling this our Friday Wave-orites. It starts with our picks for swimwear and then we've added in our essentials from hair products to totes to sandals and cover-ups.

Alison's Pick

Sea Horse Ruched Bandeau Tank, $98 J.Crew

This bandeau style is ideal when I want to cover up some areas but avoid the unappealing strap lines when I get a tan on my top half. The dense sea horse print distracts the eye from settling on any one body part so is flattering on anyone.

   

The Big One Geometric Beach Towel, $9.99 Kohl's          Elan Stripe Convertible Cover Up Dress, $38 Nordstrom

Sense a theme here? It's all about coordinating navy prints this summer by the pool or at the beach. This is a big towel at 36"x72". For $10, I can stock up on several.

As for the cover up, wear it as a strapless cover up or take the belts and create a halter style! You could even lower it to your waist for a long skirt. For $38 this cover up is worth it for the multiple ways you can wear it. Wear it as a skirt with a tank when you head out and after a day at the beach. When you're covered in sun screen and sand you can pull this on over your swimsuit and still look stylish without feeling like you're ruining an expensive piece from your wardrobe.

Christina Moffitino's Pick

Stripe High Waist Swim set, $56 American Apparel

I love high waisted bathing suits because they create such a curvy silhouette without showing off too much. American Apparel has a great selection of styles and colors that you can mix and match with. I personally love to pair their high waisted bottoms with a fun colored top from Target or H&M. 

 

    

                                                                     Shimmer Effect Lotion, $8 Target          Scarf, $8 H&M

A day at the beach can leave my hair wild and crazy. Especially with the temperatures rising, I want my hair up and out of my face. Wrapping a scarf around your locks is a great way to stay cool and still rock some style beach/pool side. And while I'm out soaking up some sun or dancing at a summer festival I have to make sure I don't burn! I love that this sunscreen has a bronze shimmer that gives that sun kissed glow. 

Street Swag 

Lauren's Pick

Sailor Bikini, $80 Shoptiques

It seems bikini season always sneaks up on me and my not-so-perfect workout regimen, which is why I opt for the vintage look to suit my curves at the pool or beach. I love the hem and the high waist on the bottoms.

    

                        Anchor Cooler Tote, $28 Front Gate                 Monoi Repairing Hair Mask, $29 Sephora

To continue the nautical look I tote along this anchor beach cooler, because what's a beach day without a few drinks and snacks? Alas, that day in the sun also comes with some serious damage to my hair, so to treat my locks after a long day of drowning it in chlorine and saltwater, I use this repairing hair mask with a Tahitian blend of oils including coconut, which is PERFECT for my curls!

Endless Amusment

Christina Wright's Pick

Old Navy Twist Top Tankini, Old Navy

Summer is my favorite time of year! Relaxing at the beach or poolside, preferably with a sangria in hand...it's the best! Because I like to change up colors, styles, etc. I don't spend a lot on swimwear, since I know next year I'll want something else. I like this twist tankini style bikini from Old Navy because I don't feel like I would be "busting out" of it. Haha!

    

   Hooded Cover Up Dress, $41 Nordstrom            Erin Braided Sandal, $15 Target

Add this cute DVF coverup, some gold toned sandals and you've got yourself a stylish little outfit!

Simply Modern Weddings

 

 

                                                        

As the holidays are are about to begin, my thoughts turn to the decorated windows at Bergdorf Goodman in NYC (always a winner for creativity), Christmas caroling with my family and neighbors (yes, we actually did that for several years) and reminiscing about the time my mom and I were "ladies of the court" in the Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC dancing along a float carrying Olympic skaters, Brian Botano and Katarina Witt. And, of course, filling my belly with plenty of pie!

Holidays On Ice by David Sedaris, $8 Amazon

David is one of my favorites and every year around the holidays I'm pulled back into re-reading this book of short stories. You could read it in an hour. If you haven't read this book or any of Sedaris' book, guaranteed you'll become a fan. If you're not a fan, then we obviously don't share the same sense of humor.  David Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story. Along with such favorites as the diaries of a Macy's elf and the annals of two very competitive families, are Sedaris's tales of tardy trick-or-treaters ("Us and Them"); the difficulties of explaining the Easter Bunny to the French ("Jesus Shaves"); what to do when you've been locked out in a snowstorm ("Let It Snow"); the puzzling Christmas traditions of other nations ("Six to Eight Black Men"); what Halloween at the medical examiner's looks like ("The Monster Mash"); and a barnyard secret Santa scheme gone awry ("Cow and Turkey").

 

Lauren Scharf's Pick

Day Trip Darling Dress, $252 ModCloth

An adorable dress with a storybook ending! This dress, designed by Poppy London, is lined with the illustrated adventures of little girl Poppy and her playful pup Fred. The dress can be worn with the neckline shown for a vintage look, or flipped around for a v-neckline. Even cooler, each dress is shipped with a paperback book which tells the tale that's played out on the dress. What could be better than a dress that literally comes with it's own story!

Endless Amusement

Christina Moffiitno's Pick

OPI 3 Piece Nail Polish set, $18 Amazon

I have a slight addiction with collecting nail polish and doing my own manicures. As soon as I saw these new OPI colors, I had to have them. The oxblood red is definitely what sold me. It comes as a set so you get to mix and match these great colors. The colors are so rich and perfect to wear at your next holiday party. I love that it comes as a box set so you can gift it for your Secret Santa or use them as a great stocking stuffer. 

Street Swag

Christina Wright's Pick

Rockstar Pop-Color Cords, $35 Old Navy

These red corduroy skinnies from Old Navy are just what I need to make our family holiday photos "pop" this year. Plus you can't beat the price!! Typically, I am not a fan of corduroy (bad 80s flashbacks), but with the low rise and slim cut of these make corduroy cute again!

Simply Modern Weddings

Your favorite high end designers, some of whom you can only afford on sale, have now stepped into the kids designer arena and are offering up plenty of style with princely prices. Whether you choose the high price or the affordable, these kids are so darn cute. Here are High/Low looks with fashion-forward style for kids straight from my TODAY show segment. 8 year old girls:  Hamptons Getaway Steal (Olivia): Calypso for Target khaki embroidered dress, $16.99; Havaianas flip flops, $14 Splurge (Jacqueline): Stella McCartney khaki embroidered dress, $152; Jack Rogers pink sandals, $98 4.5 year old boys: City Strollin’ Splurge (Christopher): Gucci white button-down shirt, $275; Gucci gray t-shirt, $95; Armani jeans $120; Gucci slip-ons, $185 Steal (Conor): Old Navy oxford shirt, $14.50; H&M t-shirt, $5; Gap jeans, $17.99; Old Navy slip-ons, $15 7 year old girls: BBQ Chic Steal (Eden): Carters Cap-sleeve Graphic Tee, $11; Carters khaki shorts, $9; Old Navy gold flats: $13 Splurge (Devyn): Little Marc Jacobs cap-sleeve graphic tee, $62; Stella McCartney shorts, $72; Prada gold flats, $220 11 year old boys: Nautical Beach Club Splurge (Sevrin): Burberry Navy Jacket, $325; Burberry Navy Logo Tee, $70; Burberry Plaid Shorts, $125; Sperry topsiders, $45 Steal (Griffin):  Old Navy jacket, $25; Old Navy jacket logo tee, $10; Old Navy jacket cargo shorts, $27; Old Navy boat shoes, $17.50 One year old girls: Pretty in Pink Steal (Bryn)(carried by friend and mom of Bryn-Dana): Calypso for Target Dress, $15 pink Zappos loafers, $43 Splurge (Ashlyn): Burberry plaid pink dress, $175; pink Tods slip-ons, $123  
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