I was very excited to check out the Y-3 store here and was not dissapointed. I took a picture of Ming, who works there because his outfit was so cool-don't you love his coat?




Today I met Chadd, the Senior Sales Assistant the Rick Owens Boutique here in New York. Isn't he amazing?? Jackie from V.O.D. here in Dallas told me to be on the lookout for him when I was in New York-Chadd is from Dallas too!


The Rick Owens store was incredible. My mom and I both attempted to try on those boots but neither of us could get our feet into them. Sigh.

^The boots that were impossible to put on :-(

^Today I'm wearing a Rick Owens coat (it's not new, my mom bought it last year and lent it to me for the trip, none of my coats are warm enough for NY), Y-3 pants, and my triple lace Ann Demeulemeester boots.

I'm leaving late tomorrow night for Philadelphia but I hope to check out some more stores that were on my hit list.
Thanks so much to everyone who reccomended restaurunts/shops!

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  1. Sunset wrote:

    I LOVE Ming’s coat! So extravagant.

    11.23.08 · Reply
  2. LisaF wrote:

    Damn, if I could afford that coat!!
    But I’m still saving up for the L’Incognito sunglasses by Margiela you know

    11.23.08 · Reply
  3. Brigadeiro wrote:

    Ming looks amazing! As do you, your gorgeous sister & mom (amazing outfits all-round, still cannot get over how amazing your mom’s leather jacket is)! Love all the outfits…I agree with Clemence on Chad, haha, cool outfit though!
    Your mom’s Rick Owens jacket you’re borrowing is equally amazing! How I would love to raid all your wardrobes ;)

    11.23.08 · Reply
  4. ming and chad look absolutely smashing although i cant help but think about how hard it would be to get out all that product in chad’s hair!
    the sea of shoes girls look lovely as per usual enjoy the remainder of your holiday.

    11.23.08 · Reply
  5. Alyssa wrote:

    I love your and your family’s outfits! It looks very cozy and nice, very NY. Your mom’s jacket is absolutely wonderful.

    11.23.08 · Reply
  6. jess wrote:

    go to joan shepp in philly…its the best store everrr

    11.23.08 · Reply
  7. ginnybranch wrote:

    alright, i better see you and your cute mom at the margiela store where i work. i’m off tuesday but i would love to help y’all when you’re here!

    11.23.08 · Reply
  8. Sabrina wrote:

    This post is a feast for the eyes! It’s too bad those boots didn’t fit. But your mom’s jacket is amazing! It looks so cozy

    11.23.08 · Reply
  9. Shen-Shen wrote:

    I love your mom’s jacket!
    Ming and Chad both look ridiculously awesome.

    11.23.08 · Reply
  10. connie wrote:

    I’m so jealous!
    & I totally love Ming’s style! I wish guys would dress like that more often.

    11.23.08 · Reply
  11. Starr wrote:

    I’m so jealous of your rick owens!
    Looks like a fun trip. I’m currently going to school in Philly, hope you have fun <3

    11.23.08 · Reply
  12. Eden wrote:

    The first thing that came to mind when I saw Chad is “ANDY WARHOL”, haha.

    11.23.08 · Reply
  13. Katie wrote:

    that’s so awesome! i love ny. i can’t wait to see more pictures!

    11.23.08 · Reply
  14. laura wrote:

    Your outfit is perfection. You definitely fit into the Rick Owens aesthetic.
    Chadd reminds me of Edward scissor hands. Both his and Ming’s outfits look superb.
    Shame about the boots :( Maybe you would need to put flour all over your legs and feet to help slip into them???
    lots of love and admiration,
    Laura (pugandpips.blogspot.com)

    11.23.08 · Reply
  15. Francesca wrote:

    Oh my god, Chadd is possibly the most frightening/coolest person on the face of the earth. Nice to see you’re visitng my neck of the woods, I hope you have a great trip!

    11.23.08 · Reply
  16. BLAIR wrote:


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  17. sara wrote:

    Check out Buffalo Exchange when you’re in Philly!

    11.23.08 · Reply
  18. Rach wrote:

    omg i love all you guys outfit!! so cool!! so where is ur sis’s coat from? ur mom’s are from balenciaga right?? and i lovelovelove that rick owens coat u r wearing.

    11.23.08 · Reply
  19. you and your family are very attractive
    i’m jealous of your trip to new york….. it’s been too long for me.
    and your rick owens coat !!!!!!!!!!!!!

    11.23.08 · Reply
  20. mattie wrote:

    nyc is amazing!!!! 95% of the people u see have incredibal style
    i can’t wait to go thier in march. last time i went i was clueless about what shops to go to as well as where to find them. i kept asking people where i can find this place and that place.

    11.23.08 · Reply
  21. william wrote:

    I heard you had a small photoshoot/interview with Teen Vogue.. doesn’t come as a surprise to me at all, though I did double take when my informant told me you were styled.

    11.23.08 · Reply
  22. ooh enjoy philly. i’m from there! goodwills and salvation armies are very good, i’ll be looking forward to hearing about your time here!!!!

    11.23.08 · Reply
  23. laura wrote:

    I’m curious to hear if you could actually walk around the city in those shoes. I love all your shoes but most of them seem like they mesh better with a driving world. That’s the rub of nyc…so many great shoes to buy…but you gotta walk a lot of blocks and take a lot of subways to get to them.

    11.23.08 · Reply
  24. Amy wrote:

    I hope you love Philly. I live here so e-mail if you need any suggestions!

    11.23.08 · Reply
  25. Becca wrote:

    you look fabulous. I love the rick owens coat.

    11.23.08 · Reply
  26. i love your mom’s grey jacket. ive seen it in person, i didnt try it but i could tell it was like butter.
    ming’s coat is stunning. and wow!! Chadd!!

    11.23.08 · Reply
  27. you and your mom are so cute –

    11.24.08 · Reply
  28. Katlin wrote:

    Ahhh those two guys have amazing style. I would just want to stare at them and inspect their clothes.

    11.24.08 · Reply
  29. juliet wrote:

    How cold is it in NY now? I hope you have great time!
    juliet xxx

    11.24.08 · Reply
  30. Kayla wrote:

    You’ll have to tell me all the good places to go to in the Dallas area when I fly there next month to live!

    11.24.08 · Reply
  31. wicked boots!

    11.24.08 · Reply
  32. boubou wrote:

    i love your shoes :) and the guy outfit are so amazing !
    youre lucky to go in ny :)
    sorry for my english im from paris lol :)
    see you around jane !

    11.24.08 · Reply
  33. ness wrote:

    you look great
    enjoy ny

    11.24.08 · Reply
  34. Julie wrote:

    AAAAAHHHHH THE RICK OWENS BOOTS !! How did you manage to let it in the store ???!!! I could have cut my toes for them !!!

    11.24.08 · Reply
  35. a la mode wrote:

    Chadd looks incredible! Wow I am so jealous, New York is my favourite place in the world

    11.24.08 · Reply
  36. a la mode wrote:

    Chadd looks incredible! Wow I am so jealous, New York is my favourite place in the world

    11.24.08 · Reply
  37. Karoline wrote:

    Hope you are enjoying NY! I feel affraid for Chad, he looks so pale and brittle….
    It´s a tad too theatrical and Edward scissorshands for me…Whom i do love, but in real life-not so much. Feels a bit try hardish, wich is never e good thing. The other guy looks much cooler and relaxed!

    11.24.08 · Reply
  38. erin wrote:

    I’m excited to see what you find in philly! I love it here and love it see how others like it.

    11.24.08 · Reply
  39. ainsley wrote:

    wtfff jane. how can you look so adorable in an AIRPORT? you and carol and your mom are looking like models there haha. i always look hungover or something when i travel.

    11.24.08 · Reply
  40. Lippa wrote:

    Luv the grey jacket! And your blog too :)

    11.24.08 · Reply
  41. Love this post!
    All three of you look great, I just love the RO jacket you wore, the shape looks amazing at the back, and I’ll forever be in love with your mum’s Balenciaga!
    As for the SA’s, wow! Chadd looks incredible, so theatrical, just amazing.

    11.24.08 · Reply
  42. Chadd is one of the coolest cats that I know out there in NY. He is a good friend of mine, and has the COOLEST son!(think his son was crushin’ on my daughter for a while) Don’t let the visuals fool you. Sit down with him for a cuppa and you’ll find out. Glad you got to meet him.

    11.24.08 · Reply
  43. Marian wrote:

    Ming and Chad are super cool from the looks of it.Love that Rick Owens coat,your mum has great taste.glad that your enjoying your trip Jane.

    11.24.08 · Reply
  44. Marina wrote:

    Lovely coat and I love all your family outfits!Your mom’s Balenciaga jacket is TDF!
    I love colours of your outfit-dark violet-burgundy boots and that coat!Wow!
    P.S. Chad looks like Edward scissor hands!very fun!

    11.24.08 · Reply
  45. mary wrote:

    i love your Ann Demeulemeester boots !

    11.24.08 · Reply
  46. Gina wrote:

    So what did you, your Mom and sis buy in New York? I cannot wait to hear about all your purchases. You hit the city just in time for the great sales.
    By the way, note to Amy Williams above — Chadd has a son? OMG. I wasn’t even sure he was entirely human.

    11.24.08 · Reply
  47. justine wrote:

    hi, I live france i look you magazine. désolé mai mon anglai est tro nul je voulé juste te dire que tasure sur la mode jespere que te contenre ta fai le tour du monde jen sui la preuve. kiss

    11.24.08 · Reply
  48. eve wrote:

    Check out Leehee Fai while you’re in Philly. It’s about three blocks away from Joan Shepp. You’ll be able to get directions there.
    If you have time, check out the smaller boutiques in Old City…especially Lost+Found.
    Philly is an awesome city. I’ve lived here my whole life.

    11.24.08 · Reply
  49. Allie wrote:

    Ming looks great! Is it weird that I want to meet him?

    11.24.08 · Reply
  50. Stefania wrote:

    such a beautiful family!
    enjoy your holiday ;-)

    11.24.08 · Reply
  51. escritora wrote:

    fantastic ensembles :) your mum has wonderful leather jacket *envy* :)

    11.24.08 · Reply
  52. KD wrote:

    Chad is so intense!! Did you go to Allan & Suzi’s?!?!?! You must!!!!!!!!

    11.24.08 · Reply
  53. Looks like your having an ace time in N.Y, those boots are beautiful, shame they didn’t fit. Shop shop shop and shop some more! I found Century 21 quite a crazy shopping experience if your in the mood for rummaging for a bargain.
    Rianna Bethany xxxxxxx

    11.24.08 · Reply
  54. Eli wrote:

    I love how your family photo is a combination of shades of black and grey!

    11.24.08 · Reply
  55. Lanvin wrote:

    Hi Jane,
    Thought you might like this little gem:
    In your size too I think?

    11.24.08 · Reply
  56. Jeunesse wrote:

    Your sister is so pretty. Well all of you are! Nice to see those Ann D boots again… love those heels!
    But I have to say… Chadd kinda crept me out. He looked like a hungry anemic hobo. Your Dad was right, he looked like tree, albeit with Chanel as leaves.
    Stay pretty. Ciao!

    11.25.08 · Reply
  57. You´re so lucky!!

    11.25.08 · Reply
  58. kristin wrote:

    love everything but Chadd. man is creepy! and I’ve seen him in NYC too. the pic of the three of you in the airport is great!

    11.25.08 · Reply
  59. flashflash wrote:

    great outfits!!! if you want to see some street style in spain, visit us!

    11.25.08 · Reply
  60. emmy wrote:

    Rach: think the black jacket that Jane’s sister is wearing is Juicy couture (f/w 07 though)…

    11.25.08 · Reply
  61. Virginie wrote:

    J’aime beaucoup ton blog!

    11.25.08 · Reply
  62. Sophia K. wrote:

    You always look so amazing. This makes me miss going to NYC havent been in 2 years. Chad is a very interesting person wow I would have to take his picture as well. Keep blogging. Oh and not to sound strange but I have a ton of the same furniture as you (:

    11.25.08 · Reply
  63. dayna wrote:

    Isn’t NY freezing? I live in NJ and I’m NY at least two or three times a week, hehe. it looks like you had SO much fun. I’m jealous! you have more fun than I do when I’m there!
    I want to try those boots on.
    ahhh, amazing!

    11.25.08 · Reply
  64. ita-darling wrote:

    what kind of sunglasses does your mom wear? they are very nice. I have the same gray leather jacket!

    11.25.08 · Reply
  65. wow that sales associate is wicked cool!

    11.25.08 · Reply
  66. casey wrote:

    Those RO boots are amazing! I’m rather new to your blog but I enjoy it. I didn’t know you were from Dallas either, I’m originally from there too

    11.25.08 · Reply
  67. cheyenne wrote:

    chad is very pale. but very victorian. tim burtony with sumthin’ else. i like it :]
    have fun!

    11.25.08 · Reply
  68. wow i can’t imagine how you were able to walk around NYC in those boots! =) you look great! hope you’re having a great time there and that the cold gets better…

    11.26.08 · Reply
  69. Guru wrote:

    OOOOh I want that Balenciaga gray leather jacket so badly –

    11.27.08 · Reply
  70. BobDylan wrote:

    Chadd is the spawn of the devil, otherwise I love your outfits every single one of them!

    11.28.08 · Reply
  71. catherine wrote:

    i’ve tried on the rick boots and they are hard at first, but the more you put them on, that second layer of leather gets softer and more worn in, and it’s simple as pie to get them on later! keep working! they are so worth it! i love them and they’re sooo comfortable!

    11.28.08 · Reply
  72. the boots from the show is soo hot and the heels on yours is crazy.
    how do you afford all the designershoes??

    12.8.08 · Reply
  73. I want your mom’s gray Balenciaga leather jacket- if she ever wants to get rid of it- email me- before she sells on Ebay if she does or a consignment shop.

    12.27.08 · Reply
  74. Mavis wrote:

    Check it out..Winifred Lai(one of the fashion icons in Hong Kong) was wearing the RO boots. She said they are comfortable so even she was running around for her new book sharing functions in Beijing, she still could manage to wear them!

    3.8.09 · Reply