Fall Preview at Privilege Boutique

Parties are always fun, but they’re even more fun when they include a little bubbly, food and shopping. I attended a preview for J Brand and Alden Ray that had just this.  Hosted at Privilege Boutique by storeowner Donni Rae Edmondson (I love her name), I was able to peruse through the racks and swoon over the leather J Brand skinny pants. If I didn’t have a conscience, those pants would have definitely been mine.

I was able to get a quick chat in with Donni to talk about what’s in store for fall.

Adele: What’s a must have J Brand jean for this season?
Donni: Do the leather pants count?  I am a huge fan of my new J Brand (STRETCH) leather pants ($999), I think of them as a permanent staple in my wardrobe…But in the DENIM category, I personally love the super skinny denim. The Trinity wash ($220) is my absolute favorite staple this fall.  They are not too low rise, which makes them actually comfortable, and have the perfect amount of stretch.  They keep their shape, and fit perfectly!  They’re an easy everyday wash that can be dressed up – or paired with the perfect white t-shirt!

A: What are three things your wardrobe needs for fall?
D: ANYTHING burgundy.  Burgundy is absolutely the must-have color of the season.  The Rebecca Minkoff “wallet on a chain” ($226) comes in a beautiful burgundy shade, which is the perfect pop of color to any outfit.

LEATHER!!! Haven’t you heard? Anything leather or leather-ish is the must-have for this season. Leather biker jackets, leather sleeves, leather vest, leather pants, the list goes on…My two favourite biker jackets for fall? The Blank vegan leather “Moto” jacket ($150). My splurge option: the Muubaa leather biker jacket ($550).

The chunky knit sweater, is my personal fave for fall.  It’s cozy, and doesn’t need any more convincing. Take a look at this Press cable knit sweater ($86).

A: What three accessories you should own?
D: Alden Rae wrap bracelet in any colour – and stack them up! My personal favorites are the “mini’s” in black/silver and natural/rosegold ($49) available at http://www.aldenrae.ca.

Birds of a Feather spike bracelets – if you don’t already have one…you need a few.  Comes in silver and gold, and only 20 bucks!

Rebecca Minkoff studded quilted zip wallet in black ($266).

A: Name one shoe that you can wear with anything.
I wear my Frye engineer boots ($247) on a very regular basis.   They’re still my go-to boot.

A: Name something old that can be “new” again.
D: A denim jacket.  Whether you bring back a vintage denim jacket, or cut off the sleeves and make an amazing vest out of it. It’s a staple that always comes back!

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19368 Fraser Highway
Surrey, BC
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