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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Here’s a “What Wendy Wore” outfit for each month of 2015. (I’m not including any of the looks from my “Outfits on Repeat in 2015” post.) Click the photos for the original posts. I felt great in the Zang Toi jacket and faux-garter tights that I wore to Zang’s runway show in February 2014, so […]

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

I like slow fashion and homegrown vintage. Here are some of my favorite old looks, re-worn in 2015. Whenever I wear my sex-ay Pilgrim dress by Donald Brooks Couture, I enjoy it so much that I wear it again almost immediately. I originally wore the dress in 2004 to the Committee to Protect Journalists awards […]

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

A belated congratulations is due to MrB for being inducted into the Deadline Club’s New York Journalism Hall of Fame on November 19! I attended the celebratory lunch with him at Sardi’s. I forced MrB to do this #deadlineclub #selfie #coupleselfie #journalism #awards #halloffamer #smiles #proud A photo posted by Wendy Brandes (@wendybrandes) on Nov […]

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Monday, September 28, 2015

I’m in love with the Paul Andrew Chrysler-Building boots that I saw in a Bergdorf Goodman catalog. Maybe I can wear them with my Zang Toi gown that depicts the Time Warner Center and the Hearst Tower … … and accessorize with my Taxi and Passenger Maneater ring, which is engraved with the Brooklyn Bridge. […]

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Friday, September 18, 2015

Earlier this month, I squeezed in a visit to the record-setting “China: Through the Looking Glass” exhibit just before the end of its run at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute. What Wendy Wore to the Museum Dress: James Perse (purchased between 1998-2002; previously seen here) Shoes: Dolce & Gabbana (2015) Purse: Yves Saint […]

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Thursday, August 13, 2015

We left London for Paris on Monday, August 3. Paris empties out in August because so many Parisians take a nice long holiday. (Several of our Parisian friends were in New York while we were in their city.) I think everyone who was left in the city was sitting along the Seine that night. Whenever […]

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Monday, June 29, 2015

I was in Chicago over the weekend to visit family and attend the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, Ill. The festival’s website says Ravinia (named for the Ravinia Park grounds where it is held) is the oldest outdoor music festival in North America. Who knew?! Ravinia isn’t a stand-all-day-to-see-Eminem, Lollapalooza-like event. It’s very civilized. You […]

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Monday, June 22, 2015

I got a pair of striped shorts from my designing friend Zang Toi’s Spring 2015 collection and I’ve been wearing them all the time. What Wendy Wore Top: Splendid Shorts: Zang Toi (2015) Shoes: Prada (2011) Here’s how the shorts were styled for the runway. I didn’t get the jacket but I do have the […]

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Monday, April 27, 2015

My hair guru Keith Carpenter and his partner Olivier had a dinner party on Saturday at their beautiful apartment in Brooklyn. I dressed in the same Zang Toi jacket/faux-garter tights combo that I wore to see Cabaret in January and to Zang’s Fall 2014 runway show.  What can I say? I like this outfit! What […]

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Just for Throwback Thursday fun, here are three outfits that I wore five years ago this month. My friend Tina took this photo on a casual night when I bought a pair of crazy vintage sunglasses. I wore the sunglasses to lunch the next month. On another April night, I wore a gown by Zang […]

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