Her Shoes: Rockport”Melora” Booties
Her Sunglasses: The Row via Shop Ditto – USE CODE: MYCLOSETLIFE to get your first pair FREE!
Kimono: Winter Kate (old – similar here and here)
Bodysuit: American Apparel
Shorts: Zara (similar)
Necklace: Park Lane Jewelry
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls… I introduce to you… my brother Clifford (no, not the big red dog)!
Growing up, my bother and I were quite close, but bickered more often than not. With my silent aggression, I remember constantly beating him in the face with one specific blue, wooden block in the good ole’ childhood days. Being 14-months apart, there were many more sibling issues to face. Let me just say he was NOT my biggest fan in high school.
Alas, through it all, Clifford is one of my best friends today and always. From family dinner to traveling to Italy, New York, and Lord knows where else, we always find a way to have the best of times together!
When I got word from Rockport Shoes that they were interested in My Closet Life hosting a his-and-her collaboration I was ecstatic to share a pair of comfy and fashionable shoes with my brother, spend some time together shooting, and mainly watch him be extremely physically uncomfortable as I force him to have his picture taken. Let me just say that the discomfort in the shoot did not disappoint. Great memories.
Anyway, I gave Cliff the creative freedom to choose his own pair of shoes. Shockingly, he chose the exact pair I wanted for him to choose. Great minds!
One of our favorite pastimes is brunching, so I decided that the perfect way to get this shoot done was to con Clifford into a fabulous brunch at Winflo Osteria on 6th. We rounded up our troops, headed over to brunch, and had a fabulous #MyDailyAdventure in our new Rockports!
If we’re being honest, Cliff put zero effort into his outfit. He was seemingly confused and wasn’t even under the impression that we were actually shooting a “look”… so I haven’t much input on his “styling” methods.
For myself, however, I wanted to pair my brand new booties with one of my classic Winter Kate pieces. After that decision was made, I tossed on my handy-dandy American Apparel bodysuit, my everyday-denim shorts (seen here, here, here, and here), and a glitzy Park Lane necklace to jazz things up!
Oh, did I mention the initial decision to wear this kimono was really not based around the shoes, but around matching with my Endless Eyewear The Row sunglasses? I love my sunglasses (sorry, shoes!).
Long story short, I’m used to having my brother with me in many of #MyDailyAdventure ‘s, but this time he was on the other side of the camera lens, which made things so much more fun, hilarious, and special!