Dashingly Dapper

posted by on 2014.03.03, under Chriselle Inc., Fashion, Fashion Week, Outfits








Photography by Jana Williams 

Jetlag has gotten to the best of me. Due to my excitement upon arrival, the first 5 days was fairly easy to adjust into the Parisian lifestyle. As today marks my 9th day here in Paris, i’m struggling a bit with the timezone. Or possibly i’m just a bit homesick , and missing my boys back at home (the hubs and my 2 puppies). I feel very fortunate that I get to travel the world doing what I love to do, but there are times I wish I could share these wonderful moments with my little family.

Anyways these photos were taken back in New York during fashion week after the Tommy Hilfiger show. This outfit was one of those looks that caused a bit of a stir , once again, on Instagram HERE. As most of you know my natural aesthetic is entirely feminine & sophisticated with a bit of edge, but when I saw this outfit on Tommy’s runway  last season I remember being moved by how bold and strong this look was.  Besides walking around in a matching houndstooth suit and a  boxy oversized jacket was quite empowering! In my opinion fashion week to me is a time to try out new trends, take risks, and to make a statement.

I have  3.5 more days here in Paris before heading back to LA, and there’s still lots to see and do. Happy Monday loves, and don’t forget to dream big and take risks this week!



Jacket- Tommy Hilfiger (similar one HERE )

Trousers- Tommy Hilfiger (similar one HERE & HERE)

Blouse- Tommy Hilfiger

Clutch- Rafe

Shoes- Stuart Weitzman

irene laura ( March 13, 2014 at 6:20 AM )

I love your outfit!

Dalila ( March 9, 2014 at 1:14 PM )

Very sharp and clean. A la garçon done right!

Vanessa ( March 9, 2014 at 9:59 AM )

Love the men inspired look on you. Btw… It was cool seeing you at Jen Kao’s aftershow party during the fashion week last season.


Hazel ( March 5, 2014 at 5:27 AM )

I absolutely love this outfit!


Tra Mi ( March 5, 2014 at 2:22 AM )

such a cool look!

xo, Liz

liz ( March 4, 2014 at 7:42 PM )

I don’t understand what the fuss or stir is all about to be honest. You look stunning in this outfit and there is nothing wrong or weird about your hair and you definitely do not look funny.

The suit is just gorgeous and you did absolute justice to the outfit. Fashion Week is all about being bold and taking risks. It may not work something (but on this occasion it did) but that is part of it.

People are just jealous that you are enjoying your Life and having the best time. It is all down to handwork and sacrifices that you make and not everybody understands that Chriselle.

they only see the outfits, the smile, the catwalk shows and the parties that you attend but they don’t see the sacrifices that you make or the hard work that you put to build Chriselle Inc or the tears that you shed when things go wrong.

Your loved ones and your true fans love and will support you always. Loads go love xx

Naaj Rona ( March 4, 2014 at 8:42 AM )

Love those pants, especially! :)


Monica ( March 4, 2014 at 7:09 AM )

Stunning, the images are beautiful and that suit is to die! x


Donna ( March 4, 2014 at 6:50 AM )
Hana ( March 4, 2014 at 6:16 AM )

Hey Chriselle!

I’ve been a big fan of you since you first appeared in one of Michelle Phans videos! I love your blog and your style! I follow you over bloglovin but unfortunately if I look in my bloglovin app over my iPhone I can never see your pics (instead of photos there is header_warning written). I would love if your team could try to fix this.


Adrienne ( March 3, 2014 at 11:44 PM )

I love this look!

Christine Choi ( March 3, 2014 at 7:09 PM )

OMG that dog is the cutest thing EVER!! loving your outfit too


Dana ( March 3, 2014 at 2:12 PM )

Oh god, I’m in LOVE With that suit. It is such a strong piece, and the prints are gorgeous!

Erica’s Edition

Erica M ( March 3, 2014 at 12:39 PM )

Hey Chriselle,
I just got back from Paris, my home town! I’m already homesick! What fashion shows did you see? I left just before the fashion week started.
Visit our blog to read about our adventures between Paris and Miami, beauty and lifestyle!
Congrats for your amazing pics of Paris! J’adore….


alix boucard ( March 3, 2014 at 11:50 AM )

beautiful pants!

Belen Baquerizo ( March 3, 2014 at 11:15 AM )

A M A Z I N G ♡ loved this look, in love with the jacket :)


Joana Leite ( March 3, 2014 at 10:19 AM )

    Joana, Thank you so much! <3

    Chriselle ( March 3, 2014 at 10:48 AM )

Okay…people on instagram are weird. Somewhere between declaring that your hair looks weird and comparing it to G-Dragon’s hairstyle (in Turkish), they went blind to the awesomeness of this suit. I would wear this outfit any day! That jacket – I just want to reach out and grab it for myself. And I don’t get it: what exactly is wrong with your hair? To me it looks great. ^^ <3

Dilek ( March 3, 2014 at 9:56 AM )

    Dilek thank you so much for your sweet comment! I’m glad you like this look !

    Chriselle ( March 3, 2014 at 10:49 AM )
monkeyshines ( March 3, 2014 at 9:34 AM )

    Thanks love! xoxo

    Chriselle ( March 3, 2014 at 10:50 AM )

Such a cool outfit:) <3

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sasa ( March 3, 2014 at 9:30 AM )

    Sasa you’re a sweetheart! Thanks!

    Chriselle ( March 3, 2014 at 10:50 AM )

Love your look and the doggie!


Fashion Snag ( March 3, 2014 at 9:07 AM )

    I know that doggie is so cute! <3

    Chriselle ( March 3, 2014 at 10:50 AM )

Beautiful mix of houndstooth!


-Maya Swan

Maya Swan ( March 3, 2014 at 9:01 AM )

    Thank you Maya!! <3

    Chriselle ( March 3, 2014 at 10:51 AM )

Very chic style

Inna ( March 3, 2014 at 8:53 AM )

    Inna I appreciate you stopping by today’s post! thanks for commenting too!

    Chriselle ( March 3, 2014 at 10:51 AM )

Beautiful photos! Love this place and you look fab! xo


Marija ( March 3, 2014 at 8:48 AM )

    Marija Thank you! Jana worked her magic again with these photos !

    Chriselle ( March 3, 2014 at 10:52 AM )

love this story! Look great!

jana ( March 3, 2014 at 8:41 AM )

    Thank you Jana! I love your amazing photography as usual!! xoxo

    Chriselle ( March 3, 2014 at 10:53 AM )

Stunning Chriselle! Your style is perfection <3

Lindsey ( March 3, 2014 at 8:37 AM )

    Lindsey, Thank you so much!!!

    Chriselle ( March 3, 2014 at 10:53 AM )

The outfit is very bold, loooove it!! and you wore it well!! <3

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xoxo, Claire from Vancouver, Canada

Claire ( March 3, 2014 at 8:18 AM )

    That’s exactly what I was going for! Thank you for your sweet comment!

    Chriselle ( March 3, 2014 at 10:53 AM )

haou beautiful pictures *-*

Marie ( March 3, 2014 at 6:43 AM )

    Marie thanks so much for commenting on today’s post! I’m glad you like the photos as much as I do!

    Chriselle ( March 3, 2014 at 10:54 AM )

Love the rainbow shot and the first ne!

Cindy ( March 3, 2014 at 6:04 AM )
fashmongers ( March 3, 2014 at 5:59 AM )

    Jana did an amazing job didn’t she?!

    Chriselle ( March 3, 2014 at 10:58 AM )

great post and lovely photos!

xx Leila


Leila Mekhdiyeva ( March 3, 2014 at 5:52 AM )

    Thanks Leila! Have a wonderful day!

    Chriselle ( March 3, 2014 at 10:58 AM )

Loving this sharp suit on you, Chriselle! So fabulous!,



Kristi ( March 3, 2014 at 5:31 AM )

    Kristi I loved it as soon as I saw it! I’m glad you agree! <3

    Chriselle ( March 3, 2014 at 10:58 AM )

Amazing suit! Lovely photos :)

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Rona ( March 3, 2014 at 5:28 AM )

    Rona isn’t this suit amazing?! Love it!

    Chriselle ( March 3, 2014 at 10:59 AM )
Saša ( March 3, 2014 at 5:15 AM )

    =) Thanks!

    Chriselle ( March 3, 2014 at 10:59 AM )

Fab coordinate, boxy but still very chic and on trend!



Vivian ( March 3, 2014 at 4:54 AM )

    Vivian yes it’s the unexpected boxiness that I love!

    Chriselle ( March 3, 2014 at 10:59 AM )

It’s always lovely to see some of my favorite fashion bloggers step out of their comfort zone into something new. It’s inspiring and a well-deserve stir up on instagram! x


Supal {chevrons and éclairs} ( March 3, 2014 at 4:47 AM )

In love with these photos ! Amazing city to be there !



SweetFreckles ( March 3, 2014 at 4:20 AM )

I LOVE the new fonts and graphics that you put with every photo. It’s so creative! I’m such a big font person.

I think Nicole Warne wore something similar too and I guess houndstooth is going to be totally in this coming Fall? Anyway, you look tres chic as usual Chriselle!


Maggie ( March 3, 2014 at 2:10 AM )

Ha! It’s quite funny that the dog has similar shades of hair to yours! ;))


Jessica Rose ( March 3, 2014 at 2:00 AM )

That is a very nice houndstooth suit! It is different from your usual aesthetic! Love it!

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TERESA ( March 3, 2014 at 1:59 AM )
Leesa ( March 3, 2014 at 1:45 AM )

You wear your clothes so well….everything always looks great on you! Love the look!

Mimi ( March 3, 2014 at 1:31 AM )

Love this pantsuit!!! Quite a statement of a powerful chic confident woman! And the NY photos….amazing!




Eye Like Fashion ( March 3, 2014 at 1:31 AM )

Gorgeous!! Beautiful photos!


Natali ( March 3, 2014 at 1:30 AM )


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