It’s finally that perfect time of year — sweater weather! But wearing basics can get old quick. So blACKbook turned to proprietress Julie Biondi of The Lovely to find out how to keep fashion fun and fresh for fall. So The Lovely’s formula for a winning Autumn look? Mix luxurious basics full of beautiful textures and finishes with glamorous accessories! 

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jeans + sweaters

On Julie: Dusty baby blue “Central Park” cashmere sweater by Brodie $394 On Holly: Bell sleeve boiled merino wool white sweater by Roberto Collina $262 Pair of wood and white agate necklaces $360 ~ Level 99 turquoise wash skinny jeans $123

the Lovely details…

the style statement: Drusy and labradorite triple stack bracelet $175

blACK & tan

Black wool wide brimmed hat $70 Sam and Lavi supersoft tencel blouse $167 Bella Luxx mini skirt $68 Snakeskin and drusy bracelets $145 each

the Lovely details…

the style statement: Snakeskin and drusy bracelets $145 each

 Keep It Cozy

On Holly: Fox pom pom hat $86 Over sized alpaca and wool turtleneck sweater by Amateurs $356 Level 99 sequined pinstripe boyfriend jeans $130 On Julie: Leather and coyote trapper hat with pom poms $250 Over sized alpaca and wool sweater by Amateurs $356 Faux suede skinny jeans by Level 99 $124

the Lovely details…

the style statements: Leather and coyote trapper hat with pom poms $250, Fox pom pom hat $86

we <heart> the Grey Lady

Tylho grey “broken hearts” slouchy silk blazer with great pockets $246 Faux suede boot cut trousers by Level 99 $150

the Lovely details…

the style statements: Jet, gunmetal and blue pendant necklace $119 Drusy and labradorite bracelets $145-$185

Keep It Chic

Ultra lightweight down vest trimmed with Mongolian lamb $196 beaded porcupine quill earrings $138

the Lovely details…

the style statement: Carved bone and diamond feather pendant on a white topaz and sterling chain $375

blACKbook favorite STYLE STATEMENT

.and when it is time to dress up, we say go for it with big jewels! Lavender faux Tibetan lamb fur coat $199 Velvet rhinestone statement necklace $167

the Lovely details…

But don’t be shy to pair these statement necklaces with jeans, a white tee and a grandpa sweater. Now that’s casual chic! Dusty green velvet and rhinestone statement necklace $131


11 Washington Street Nantucket

Women return again and again to The Lovely, a charming boutique that oozes soul. Known for luxurious fabrics and unconventional prints, The Lovely is truly a place where style meets spirit, a perfect combination of elegance and cool. Think swagger and grace; smoke and flowers; glamour and grit. No matter what the occasion you may be shopping for- everyday, wedding, evening wear, beach looks – The Lovely’s eclectic range of offerings is sure to hit the mark. With styles ranging from playful to sophisticated, you’ll find all your instant favorites at this truly darling shop.


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 all photos by ZELDA HESSLER