I just got back from a lovely stay in London but there was one thing that was (not surprisingly) not so lovely-the weather-it was windy by day, and chilly by night. Of course, I failed to come prepared and ended up wearing the same hoodie, day and night.
If only I'd had a few of the new fall pieces from Mint Julep to warm my shoulders! Check out a few of the items I was dreaming of while I was abroad:
a Yarnz Cashmere Scarf (as mentioned below) to cozy up to...
this Kensie Shawl Tie Sweater for the cool London air....
Milly's Smocked Dress in Espresso for the warmer days. I just love the detail on this!
this Chris and Jaime Riding Hood Cape would have been perfect to carry with me during the day...
and finally, a large Orla Kiely tote to bring an umbrella in since it rains pretty frequently over there. Good thing this tote is waterproof!
Next time I travel, I'll have to hit the Julep first and stock up!
Friday, September 25, 2009
This fall Mint Julep has STOCKED UP on tons of fabulous scarves in an array of stunning prints and patterns. The latest scarves to arrive were some fabulous 100% cashmere Yarnz scarves. Each is lovely whether you pair it simply with a plain tee or underneath your favorite jacket. Better yet, they make great gifts that will outfit your loved ones in style. Choose your favorite from our collection-- here are some favorites of mine!
Most of the scarves are 36" x 80" and they range in price from $106 to $160.
Thursday, September 17, 2009
Monday, September 14, 2009
Although we are having a lovely Indian summer, there's no denying that fall is on its way. As the season gets closer, get ready for the chilly weather with a brand new jacket. There are tons of gorgeous coats to choose from, so pop into the shop and try some out for yourself. Cayla modeled a few of our favorites:
(from top to bottom)
Chris & Jaime Cascading Pea Coat in Charcoal, $308
BB Dakota Leona Jacket in Blue, $106
Free People Boyfriend Coat in Black/Navy, $168
Kensie Novelty Herringbone Jacket in Chesnut, $144
BB Dakota Shearer Jacket in Yellow, $114
Sunday, September 6, 2009
We're EATING up the new prints from Orla Kiely! And since eating is my favorite activity, these bags and wallets speak to me (or my stomach!). Check out our selection at www.shopmintjulep.com or visit your favorite location to see these beauties up close and personal.
Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Why Hello All!
I am super happy to report that after an entire year I finally have my own blog id. Yaaayyyy! Happy Fall to me! I'm reporting live from MJ NYC where it is a perfect early Fall day. The sun shinesbrightly during the daylight hours but in the evening the temperature drops a bit. Thus, I think it is safe to say that jacket season is soon upon us and lucky for me I LOVE jackets!
I must admit I have a reputation for never taking off a new jacket I love. Brooke likes to remind me of Fall 2006 when I didn't remove my Marc Jacobs navy zip up sweatshirt jacket from my body for the entire season. What can I say--a gorgeous jacket always makes the cold weather more tolerable!
Anyway... The point of this entry is to talk about my obsession with chris and jaime's new black cape. Made of 80% wool and 20% nylon it is light enough to wear in the evenings now and heavy enough to wear deep into the fall. Tried capes before and can't make them work? This one has full buttons down the front so you can unbutton or button up to your liking. There are actual arm holes so you always know where to put your arms (basic I know but capes can be tricky!!) In general I don't like to wear wool (I get too hot and I don't like the texture on my skin) but if the weight is light enough and the hand is smooth enough I will oblige. The 80% wool and 20% nylon is the perfect mix-- it allows the warmth of wool yet feels like a heavy cotton on the skin. And, the best thing yet is that it is one size fits all! Ahhh, the beauty of a cape...