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What We’re Wearing: NYFW Edition, Day 1
From top:
Dana Avidan-Cohn (InStyle Senior Market Editor/Digital Correspondent)Skirt: SunoShoes: Derek LamBag: Fendi
Andrea Cheng (InStyle.com Associate Fashion Editor)Skirt: A.L.C.Bracelet: CC SkyeBag: Su-ShiRings: Cartier
Kahlana Barfield (InStyle Beauty Director)Tee: Current/ElliottBlazer: Haute HippieJeans: Rag & BonePurse: Chanel
Photo credit: Theresa Balderas

What We’re Wearing: NYFW Edition, Day 1

From top:

Dana Avidan-Cohn (InStyle Senior Market Editor/Digital Correspondent)
Skirt: Suno
Shoes: Derek Lam
Bag: Fendi

Andrea Cheng (InStyle.com Associate Fashion Editor)
Skirt: A.L.C.
Bracelet: CC Skye
Bag: Su-Shi
Rings: Cartier

Kahlana Barfield (InStyle Beauty Director)
Tee: Current/Elliott
Blazer: Haute Hippie
Jeans: Rag & Bone
Purse: Chanel

Photo credit: Theresa Balderas

What the LA Editors Wore to the 2014 Emmy Awards
Last night, we attended the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards and the Governors Ball after-party. Red carpets, bright lights, and an inevitable Jon Hamm spotting meant that we needed to look our best for the big night. We enlisted the help of Glamsquad to work their magic on our hair (we both opted for The Weekender!) and lucky for us, they smoothed, curled, and primped all from the comfort of our own offices.
As for our looks, I opted for a more summery vibe, with a silk blue and white dress, while Stephanie went glam with her mirror-belted sheath. See below for more outfit details!
- Janelle Grodsky, Associate Editor, LA Office
Left: Janelle Grodsky (Associate Editor)Dress: MadewellClutch: Clare VivierShoes: Jimmy Choo
Right: Stephanie Samson (Special Projects Editor)Dress: David KomaClutch: Kenneth ColeShoes: Jimmy Choo

What the LA Editors Wore to the 2014 Emmy Awards

Last night, we attended the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards and the Governors Ball after-party. Red carpets, bright lights, and an inevitable Jon Hamm spotting meant that we needed to look our best for the big night. We enlisted the help of Glamsquad to work their magic on our hair (we both opted for The Weekender!) and lucky for us, they smoothed, curled, and primped all from the comfort of our own offices.

As for our looks, I opted for a more summery vibe, with a silk blue and white dress, while Stephanie went glam with her mirror-belted sheath. See below for more outfit details!

- Janelle Grodsky, Associate Editor, LA Office

Left: Janelle Grodsky (Associate Editor)
Dress: Madewell
Clutch: Clare Vivier
Shoes: Jimmy Choo

Right: Stephanie Samson (Special Projects Editor)
Dress: David Koma
Clutch: Kenneth Cole
Shoes: Jimmy Choo

A new season, a new 9W x InStyle shoe collection!

We fall hard every time our editor-designed footwear lands in stores or online. And the most recent limited edition capsule was no exception. Four InStyle editors stepped up their style game and came to work in their killer 9W x InStyle heels. From ladylike cool to offbeat prep, take a look at how they each styled their shoes. See the looks above and their outfit breakdowns below:

Judy Meepos (InStyle Editorial Assistant) in "Tessa" pumps
Blouse: Equipment
Tank: Isabel Marant Etoile (similar style)
Skirt: T by Alexander Wang (similar style)
Bracelets: Jawbone, Alexander Wang, Cartier, Hermes
Rings: Carbon and Hyde, Gorjana

Andrea Cheng (InStyle.com Associate Editor) in "Jaiden" booties
Sunglasses: Bonlook
Shirt: J. Crew
Jeans: Frame Denim

Marianne Mychaskiw (InStyle.com Assistant Editor) in "Elia" open-toe sandals
Dress: American Apparel
Necklace: Forever 21
Cuff: Bisjoux

Anne Kim (InStyle Assistant Editor) in "Cate" ankle-strap pumps
Sunglasses: Prism
Sweater: TSE
Button-down: Steven Alan
Shorts: Urban Outfitters

Pumped up? Us, too. Head on over to InStyle.com to shop the shoes and get the lowdown on the collection.

Photo credit: Sarah Balch for InStyle.com

As an avid supporter of Toms’s “One for One" campaign (with every pair of eyewear purchased, the brand gives the gift of sight to a person in need), I, of course, had to see the newest Toms sunglasses while I was at Lollapalooza this year. My go-to shades are the black Lobambas, but the latest styles might find a home in my sunglass rotation come fall. 
From top: Charlie Rae Rose Crystal Gold ($139)
Maxwell Grey Crystal Shiny Gold Polarized ($189)Noah Blonde Tortoise Polarized ($189)
— Alex Reside, InStyle.com Photo Editor

As an avid supporter of Toms’s “One for One" campaign (with every pair of eyewear purchased, the brand gives the gift of sight to a person in need), I, of course, had to see the newest Toms sunglasses while I was at Lollapalooza this year. My go-to shades are the black Lobambas, but the latest styles might find a home in my sunglass rotation come fall.

From top:
Charlie Rae Rose Crystal Gold ($139)

Maxwell Grey Crystal Shiny Gold Polarized ($189)

Noah Blonde Tortoise Polarized ($189)

— Alex Reside, InStyle.com Photo Editor

Mirrored sunnies all day, every day! Rainbow-reflective lenses are one of this summer’s hottest accessories, and our on-trend fashion interns at InStyle rocked them like pros.
From left:Chelsea Powell in Ross & Brown (Monaco)Carla Loo in Ross & Brown (Firenze)Jenna Pizzuta in Ross & Brown (Milano)Caroline Vickerson in Ross & Brown (Firenze)Brittni Hicks in Krewe du optic (The Fly OS)
Photo credit: Sarah Balch for InStyle.com

Mirrored sunnies all day, every day! Rainbow-reflective lenses are one of this summer’s hottest accessories, and our on-trend fashion interns at InStyle rocked them like pros.

From left:
Chelsea Powell in Ross & Brown (Monaco)
Carla Loo in Ross & Brown (Firenze)
Jenna Pizzuta in Ross & Brown (Milano)
Caroline Vickerson in Ross & Brown (Firenze)
Brittni Hicks in Krewe du optic (The Fly OS)

Photo credit: Sarah Balch for InStyle.com

Around the Office: Bevel Sunglass Fitting
A few weeks ago, I lost my sunglasses. It wouldn’t have been so tragic if it weren’t for the fact that a) the pair fit me to a T and b) the style was last season and thus sold out. Finding that specific frame that complements your face shape can be a near impossible feat. Often when I visit stores, I’m overwhelmed by the myriad of options and lack of assistance and end up walking out, defeated.
So when Richard Mewha, co-founder and president of Bevel dropped by our office to demonstrate a proper sunglass fitting, I was craving his advice. Founded in 1999, Bevel began with the fashion-centric ethos of turning eyewear into an accessory. Their aesthetic can best be described as sleek, modern, and minimalist. But most of all, the fit is extremely precise. 
"Fitting is best done by an expert," U.K.-born Mewha told me in his proper British accent, which will instinctively make you feel like he knows more than you (and he does—at least about optometry). Doubling as somewhat of an eyeglass wizard, he strongly believes that fitting should be a one-on-one experience, and therefore offers a fit service in every store where Bevel is sold. 
What I learned from Mewha is there’s a lot more to sunglass shopping than simply choosing a frame you like. There are various factors to consider whilst selecting your pair, such as width, ear size, ear proportions, and, most importantly, color. In fact, the first thing Mewha does when he sits down to design a new collection is create a color palette, ensuring there’s a soft hue inside the frame that works well with a range of skin tones and balances the outside color. 
The secret to finding the perfect frame? “Treat color combinations within the frame much like how you treat make up,” he said. And he was right: When Christina Shanahan (InStyle Associate Editor, pictured above, left), who favors neutral-colored cosmetics, tried on the Silvia in Burlywood (a citrus wood-colored style), the fit was flawless. 
— Claire Stern, InStyle Editorial Assistant
Photo credit: Alex Reside for InStyle.com

Around the Office: Bevel Sunglass Fitting

A few weeks ago, I lost my sunglasses. It wouldn’t have been so tragic if it weren’t for the fact that a) the pair fit me to a T and b) the style was last season and thus sold out. Finding that specific frame that complements your face shape can be a near impossible feat. Often when I visit stores, I’m overwhelmed by the myriad of options and lack of assistance and end up walking out, defeated.

So when Richard Mewha, co-founder and president of Bevel dropped by our office to demonstrate a proper sunglass fitting, I was craving his advice. Founded in 1999, Bevel began with the fashion-centric ethos of turning eyewear into an accessory. Their aesthetic can best be described as sleek, modern, and minimalist. But most of all, the fit is extremely precise. 

"Fitting is best done by an expert," U.K.-born Mewha told me in his proper British accent, which will instinctively make you feel like he knows more than you (and he does—at least about optometry). Doubling as somewhat of an eyeglass wizard, he strongly believes that fitting should be a one-on-one experience, and therefore offers a fit service in every store where Bevel is sold. 

What I learned from Mewha is there’s a lot more to sunglass shopping than simply choosing a frame you like. There are various factors to consider whilst selecting your pair, such as width, ear size, ear proportions, and, most importantly, color. In fact, the first thing Mewha does when he sits down to design a new collection is create a color palette, ensuring there’s a soft hue inside the frame that works well with a range of skin tones and balances the outside color. 

The secret to finding the perfect frame? “Treat color combinations within the frame much like how you treat make up,” he said. And he was right: When Christina Shanahan (InStyle Associate Editor, pictured above, left), who favors neutral-colored cosmetics, tried on the Silvia in Burlywood (a citrus wood-colored style), the fit was flawless. 

— Claire Stern, InStyle Editorial Assistant

Photo credit: Alex Reside for InStyle.com