Coated Casual

I might be the only weirdo in LA who actually enjoys the “June Gloom” part of summer. Until I moved here, I had no idea that the sun is basically absent for the first half of every day in June and there’s a chill in the air. I like the oddness of it. You could easily think that you’ve been transported into Fall, which creates this twilight zone of fashion inspiration.

This outfit is comprised of all my go to pieces as of late. These coated trousers from Zara are so comfortable – perfectly stretchy yet sleek and they are made for the transition weather. My chambray shirt is probably the most reached for thing in my closet right now, and I’ve been telling every single one of my clients that they need one too. It suits pretty much everyone and gets better the more you wear and wash it. I love how this version is a bit oversized and longer in the back, giving it a an extra touch of drama.

Madewell shirt, Zara pants, American Apparel clutch, J.Crew shoes, Bracelets: J.Crew, Kate Spade, F21, Michael Kors watch, Dita sunglasses
Photos by Ian Sheppard


  1. Love this outfit!The patent flats are super nice and I also have that J.crew pink studded bracelet, only in black/purple – and I love it :)

    I love everything about this outfit! I was a huge fan of June Gloom until I moved to SF this year and that weather became year around for me! I loved your home feature on The Glitter Guide, btw :)
    xo, Chelsea

    no no…i’m with you! i love june gloom. and i love how simple and classic this outfit is. also, where did you get your necklace??

  4. Are you sure Ian isn’t a professional photographer??? I also love the pants :)

  5. Can’t get enough of the chambray shirt either!

    PS Just recently found your blog & I absolutely love it :)

  6. That is such a great outfit! I love the photos!

  7. Hi Catherine,

    It is so nice to meet you (via the web)! First read about you via The Glitter Guide and instantly fell in love with your sense of style both interior and personal and also share a pension for June Gloom =). Please consider me your newest follower.