Nav Bar

Style Wire Home Page Meet Elissa Contact Shop

Monday, July 25, 2016

Men's Summer Style at Second Time Around!

I've been shopping and consigning at Second Time Around for years, they have so many convenient locations (three on Newbury Street alone!) and a highly curated selection of designer clothing and accessories. I'm excited to share they're now accepting menswear for their newly renovated mens shop at 176 Newbury Street! I stopped by last week to check out the new mens shop and selection and I was blown away by the great styles and amazing deals. 




The renovated shop boasts a sleek new look, lounge area, and a mini fridge stocked with beer, sodas, and champagne. They have a large selection of dress shirts from brands like J.Crew, Brooks Brothers, and Ralph Lauren and I saw some amazing accessories by PradaLouis Vuitton, and other luxury brands. I couldn't resist styling some Summer menswear looks, all available now at Second Time Around!



Clockwise from top left: 
Vintage Brooks Brothers Shirt ($49)  //  Polo Ralph Lauren Twill Pants ($59)  //  S&D Belt  //  Paul Smith Shoes ($179)
Brioni Polo Shirt ($199)  //  Etro Pants ($199)  //  Wool Hat ($29)
Etro Polo Shirt ($199)  //  J.Crew Chinos ($39)  //  Leather Belt  //  Prada Shoes
Marc by Marc Jacobs Blazer ($199)  //  Dharma Shirt ($59)


Second Time Around Men's Shop
176 Newbury Street (Upstairs)
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 247-3504


This pos was created in collaboration with Second Time Around. All opinions expressed are my own. Thanks for supporting those who support Style-Wire.com!

Friday, July 22, 2016

What I Wore: Rooftop@Revere

Lately the Rooftop@Revere is the place to see and be seen! In addition to the gorgeous rooftop views, the Rooftop@Revere boasts a full bar, comfy lounge chairs, cabana rentals, as well as access to it's indoor rooftop pool. It really is the place to be this summer; each time I've visited I've run into friends at the buzzing rooftop bar. 

It's one of my favorite places to hang out when I get a Monday or random weekday off and I like to go on really warm days and enjoy the sunshine on my skin as well as the food and drinks from their hospitable staff. It's almost like you don't have a care in the world when you are up there-- just good food, a relaxing atmosphere, and luxe service. 





Swimsuit (old) c/o Plammie Activewear  //  Sun Hat (old) via Swim N Sport  //  Madewell Lydia Flats (old, current color, also available in red-orange)  //  Prada Baroque Sunglasses  //  MAC Russian Red Lipstick


While the menu on the Rooftop@Revere is limited compared to the menu at Emerald Lounge or the brunch at the Atrium, it boasts all of your summer favorites like classic New England Lobster rolls, sandwiches, charcuterie and fruit plates, and more. I couldn't resist ordering a Lobster Roll and bottle of Prosecco for a day of R&R with one of my girlfriends. Can't think of a better way to spend a Monday, can you?

Rooftop access allows you to enjoy the rooftop pool and patio, use of the outdoor shower,  lounge chair access, and complimentary towels. Keep an eye on Gilt City Boston for amazing deals at this luxury roof deck. 

200 Stuart Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 482-1800

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Lunch at Itadaki

With so many dining options on Newbury Street it can be hard to narrow down where to go for lunch. I recently had the pleasure of enjoying lunch at Itadaki at 269 Newbury Street and it was an equally Instagrammable and delicious meal! Itadaki is a Japanese restaurant and bar with diverse menu and lengthy Sake list conveniently located near the middle of Newbury Street.



I started off with Fried Takoyaki (pictured below) with octopus, scallion, bonito flake, mayo, and takoyaki sauce before indulging in the Rising Sun Roll (avocado, cucumber, shiso topped with salmon, lemon, tobiko) and Mango (sweet potato tempura, cucumber, cream cheese, mango) sushi rolls. 

The Takoyaki was warm and flavorful and made for a great sharable appetizer while the presentation of the sushi was absolutely beautiful. A garnished salad with fresh flowers made for a vibrant centerpiece, and the heart shape of the Rising Sun roll was adorable (and was the perfect roll for any salmon lover!). 




I ended the meal on a heavier note; with the Chicken Kara-age or Japanese fried chicken. These boneless fried pieces of chicken took a little longer to emerge from the kitchen, but were well worth the wait. They were hot, fresh, juicy, and flavorful and were something I will definitely be ordering again.

In addition to lunch, Itadaki offers brunch, dinner, dessert, and a vegetarian menu making it the perfect Newbury Street spot for any meal. They also take reservations online via SeatMe. Stop by and tell them Style Wire sent you!

269 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 267-0840

I was provided a complimentary meal in exchange for review purposes by this locally owned and operated business. All opinions expressed are my own. Thanks for supporting those who support Style-Wire.com! 

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

What I Wore: Cabi Clothing

What a busy week! Tomorrow is my event with The Next Gentleman at Indochino (RSVP here if you haven't already!) and then Friday is the Cabi Clothing Fall fashion show, The Scoop. Cabi Clothing was established in 2002 and is all about fashion for real women with real lives. They offer a fun range of separates and every day basics that centers around their two main collections per year. 

At The Scoop, Cabi's network of over 3,500 stylists and entrepreneurs come together to view the collection and celebrate their successes. Be the first to get a peek at what's coming down the runway by checking out their sneak peek video here! In preparation for this high style event I styled a few pieces from their Spring/Summer collection and I'm in love with the fun patterns they offered this season. Can't wait to see the Fall collection on Friday!




Rita Top c/o Cabi Clothing  //  Strand Pant c/o Cabi Clothing  //  Jessica Simpson Carlotta Heels c/o Shoebuy.com  //  Prada Baroque Sunglasses



This post was created in collaboration with Cabi Clothing. I received complimentary fashions for review and promotional purposes. All opinions expressed are my own. Thanks for supporting those who support Style-Wire.com

Monday, July 18, 2016

What I Wore: Summer Layers

With Diner En Blanc just a little over a week away I've had white dresses on my mind! I wanted to share a little white dress inspiration before this festive, French-inspired event. I attended last year and it was quite the experience; I hope to see everyone there dressed in white! The last round of tickets went live today, grab them fast!




Sheer Duster c/o Rainbow Shops (also available in Black & Ivory!)  //  Tunic c/o Peruvian Connection (old)  //  BCBGirl Studded Flats (old)  //  Prada Baroque Sunglasses

Year after year this little white dress from Peruvian Connection proves to be one of my favorites and it's so effortless and chic. I paired it with this flyaway duster from Rainbow Shops and it was a steal at just $18! I'm not much for fast fashion, but I was pleasantly surprised by the selection of styles and chic summer dresses they offered. You'll be seeing more pieces from my Rainbow haul on the blog!




This post was created in collaboration with Rainbow Shops! I received complimentary fashions for review purposes. All opinions expressed are my own. Thanks for supporting those who support Style-Wire.com!
SaveSave