NYFW Day 2 Recap (& Link Up)

February 15, 2018

On Day Two of New York Fashion Week, Cathy (Bay Area Fashionista) and I wore our chic JD Williams looks!

quality chic clothing for an affordable price

We were lucky enough to run into our favorite street photographer Denton Taylor who took this wonderful pic!

The Outfit – JD Williams

You’ve seen me rocking some JD Williams styles before, like this fabulous velvet dress and these sharp suit separates.  This time around I’m wearing these fun pearl embellished jeans, on trend and super comfortable.  I got so many compliments on them standing in line for the shows! I paired the jeans with this off-the-shoulder Bardot sweater. I love how cozy it feels even with bare shoulders. Of course comfortable shoes are a NYFW must and these gray leather booties were perfect and this roomy gray tote bag held everything, even my big camera.  I topped off the look with this warm check coat. I know I’ll be wearing this a lot the rest of the winter (and next fall too). The pretty statement necklace and pink and silver beanie are also from JD Williams.  Seriously, they have great quality pieces for such a good value!  Plus you can get 40% off all regularly priced merchandise with the code Dawn40.  (If you ever have any trouble with coupon codes I give you, please just let me know!)


This post is a collaboration with JD Williams.  All opinions are all my own as always.

JD Williams review

off the shoulder cozy sweater, embellished jeans


Just in XX

My first show of the day was one of my favorite. I loved the Just in XX vibe … funky athleisure with an Asain flair, berets with braids, and lots of cherry tomato red!  Check out Just in XX.

NYFW Runway shots


berets and braids at NYFW

head to toe red


Lunch – Celebrating National Pizza Day

Not that it took a lot of urging to get us to indulge in some pizza, but you know, it WAS National Pizza Day so we really couldn’t resist.

bloggers who eat!


Concept Korea

The Concept Korea NYFW show features fun and funky Korean designers.  Greedilous showed bold plaids, wild hair, and Keewpie doll lips.  The Lie Collection had a variety of chic looks, but I was particularly drawn to the rainbow theme.




rainbow trend

rainbow trend


Blogger Coffee & Chit Chat

It’s no secret that one of my favorite parts of fashion week is catching up with my blogger buddies.  Blogging creates friendships from all over the world, and during NYFW, a lot of us are gathered here to celebrate fashion.  I made sure to make time for coffee with the totally fun and fabulous Jamie of More Than Turquoise.  I sure wish she lived closer!

blogger babes at NYFW



Flying Solo

Next up Cathy and I ubered to Chelsea Piers to check out Flying Solo, a showcase of emerging designers.  The show was so full of looks that the models walked together in twos, playing off each other’s energy.  It was an entertaining show with a lot of eye-catching looks from many different designers.  Check out their website.


NYFW runway

NYFW runway


After the show, Cathy and I decided we should probably eat something other than Italian food again, so we went for Japanese.  We shared stories of our day over a huge platter of sushi!

That was the end of Day 2.  Did you catch the Day 1 recap?  And the review of the Son Jung Wan show?  Also the Day 3 recap is coming soon!

As always, thanks for being a part of my fashion adventure. Your support means the world to me.

And don’t forget to link up!

Fun & Fashion

Dawn Lucy


An InLinkz Link-up


Link Ups: Visible Monday! Shoe and Tell!  #iwillwearwhatilike link up! Hello Monday! Mix It Monday! How I Summer! Creative Mondays!  Turning Heads Tuesday! Confident Tuesday! Bloggers Who Inspired Me! Tuesday Fashion Party On Trend Tuesday!  Style Perspectives! Trendy Wednesday! Style on the Daily! What I Wore!  Jersey Girl Texan Heart! Color and Grace! Thursday Fashion Files! Labour of Fashion! Thursday Favorite Things!  Thursday Moda! Top of the World Style!  Welcome to the Weekend! Passion for Fashion! Fabulous Friday!  Fab Favorites!  Friday Favorites!  Link Party with Osy! Flashback Fashion Fridays! Weekend Wear Link Up!  Edge of the Week! Nancy’s Fashion Style! Ladies Who Link Up!


NYFW street style over 40


  • Reply Andrea@Wellnessnotes February 15, 2018 at 4:30 pm

    Thanks for taking us along on your adventures!!! So exciting to get a few looks at what you got to experience! And great outfit! The jeans are so fun! And I love the coat!

    Thanks for the link up & have a wonderful weekend!

  • Reply Mica February 15, 2018 at 5:30 pm

    Your knit looks so cosy, and I love that fun coat, it will be perfect for cold weather! 🙂 Looks like you had a really fun day at fashion week.

    Thank you for the link up!

    Hope you are having a wonderful week. The heatwave continues here unfortunately, so uncomfortable!

    Away From The Blue Blog

  • Reply jodie filogomo February 15, 2018 at 6:14 pm

    What a fun time, Dawn, both seeing the shows and seeing friends!!

  • Reply Darlene Messinger February 15, 2018 at 10:05 pm

    Thanks for sharing your experiences. So much color–love it!

  • Reply Nicole at High Latitude Style February 15, 2018 at 10:39 pm

    This post reads like you had a lot of fun. Great outfit btw. Thanks for hosting the party.

  • Reply Nancy Baten February 16, 2018 at 12:13 am

    I am enjoying your FW stories a lot!

  • Reply jacqui February 16, 2018 at 12:16 am

    You look fabulous, just right for attending such a fashionable event. Thanks for sharing too. Adore those jeans, going to be searching for some similar. Jacqui

  • Reply Deborah Stinedurf February 16, 2018 at 2:49 am

    Looks like so much fun! And I love the plaid coat.

  • Reply Pam Greer February 16, 2018 at 3:16 am

    Wow, it looks like you are having so much fun!! I love the coat!


  • Reply Kathrine Eldridge February 16, 2018 at 3:44 am

    Thanks for sharing your experience! These shows look incredible and thanks for the link up!


  • Reply Nina February 16, 2018 at 4:05 am

    I’m slightly jealous that you got to go to New York Fashion Week! I would love to go and experience that. It looks like so much fun!


  • Reply amy February 16, 2018 at 5:11 am

    Looks like you had a blast! That pizza looks so good! I love your plaid clothes and jeans!

  • Reply Suzanne Smith February 16, 2018 at 7:21 am

    I’m so jealous that you’re at NYFW! I’m planning to go in the fall and I can’t wait! Great pictures and thanks for sharing!

  • Reply Shelbee on the Edge February 16, 2018 at 8:41 am

    Dawn Lucy, you look fabulous! I love your outfit so much. And how much fun for you. I hope you didn’t get too exhausted though! I had the opportunity to write some commentary on a few runway shows myself…except I watched the NYFW live feed from home in my jammies! Ha. I am going to share a post week linking to my reviews. But they can be found over on a website called Gorgeous Girl! It was so much fun…I actually really love writing the reviews. Thanks for sharing your experience and have a great weekend!


  • Reply Jessica A Jannenga February 16, 2018 at 8:43 am

    Love your coat dawn and those jeans are so fun! you look amazing and looks like your having a wonderful time with other bloggers.
    Enjoy the weekend!
    jess xx

  • Reply Laura February 16, 2018 at 9:26 am

    It looks like you had an amazing time!! Love that coat!

  • Reply Cheryl February 16, 2018 at 3:15 pm

    I’m glad you had so much fun at Fashion Week—I used to go years ago in another life! 🙂
    Cheryl Shops | http://www.cherylshops.net

  • Reply stephanie February 17, 2018 at 2:06 am

    you must have had so much fun!!! love all the fashion!!

  • Reply Chrissy February 17, 2018 at 9:38 am

    Amazing. All of you look fabulous and this look insanely fun!!

  • Reply Nailil February 18, 2018 at 2:09 pm

    New York is so much fun. How was the weather? I wish I could’ve been around for Fashion Week but it was nice to live it through all the bloggers who attended.
    Xx, Nailil

  • Reply Monika Faulkner February 19, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    Have I mentioned recently how envious I am of your Fashion Week adventures, dearest Dawn?! ? Checking out the newest trends and ideas from all kinds of talented designers (and hitting the town with fellow bloggers!) sounds like a fashionista’s idea of heaven on earth!! One day I’m sure I’ll be right there with you…but in the meantime, I’m so happy I get to experience it all vicariously through you!! XOXO

  • Reply Kristin February 21, 2018 at 9:54 am

    Love the grey off the shoulder sweater! Definitely fashionable and so cozy for winter in NY! You look so great in grey.

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