Best Trends Forever

Best Trends Forever – The Faux Fur Vest

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We’re following our favorite fashionista’s lead again in today’s TBT installment of Best Trends Forever! Wesley Barnett, Eat.Shop.Live.NYC fashion blogger and creator of this week’s WINTER ESSENTIALS fashion roster, gave BattleShoppers the option of one faux fur vest OR a cape in this week’s challenge. When it came down to it, Wesley chose this phenomenal Via Spiga Faux Fur number from Nordstrom ($129.90) for her own closet.

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What do you think? We love belted options and vests that have lots of fun texture. has hundreds of great faux fur vests for you to choose from as you build your own dream closets this week at They’re a great way to add flare to any winter look.

Lock a closet by tomorrow night at 11:59 pm (EST) and you could make it to this week’s FINALS to compete for $100, $50 and $25 AMEX gift cards.



Faux Fur Vest – $103.00 Chicnova

Dana-Maxx Jordan Faux Fur Vest – $415.00 Bluefly

Unreal Fur Ice Breaker faux fur vest – $85.50 The Outnet

 Womens Grey chevron faux fur vest – $130.00 River Island

Most Valuable Closets

Congrats to our All That Glitters MOST VALUABLE CLOSET!


Congratulations to‘s TOP 3 Closets in last week’s ALL THAT GLITTERS shopping challenge. Our MOST VALUABLE CLOSET goes to EILEEN PERRY who wins a $100 AMEX gift card! Special shout-outs go to TYI ELLIS who wins a $50 AMEX gift card for coming in 2nd place and KOLETTE AMENDOLA who wins a $25 gift card for coming in 3rd place.

Want to go through Eileen’s closet? Click on the image above or check out her Most Valuable Closet flipagram!

Head to the BattleShop LEADERBOARD and to see all our Finalists’ closets and take stock of their fabulous style. Think you could take them?

Start a new closet today and build beautiful winter looks in our Eat.Shop.Live.NYC WINTER ESSENTIALS shopping challenge until Friday!


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Tuesday Shoesday

Tuesday Shoesday – Eat.Shop.Live.NYC’s Picks

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On the hunt for this season’s MUST HAVE shoes? Follow Wesley Barnett’s lead this week and go for four of her faves while you build Winter Essentials dream closets at Wesley’s blog, Eat.Shop.Live.NYC, has some fantastic styling advice for this time of year and her expertly designed fashion roster has all of your winter wardrobe basics covered and then some! Do you have any of her shoe picks in your real-life winter closet already?


Crimson Cadena Heel – $69.95 Sole Society

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Valeblore Riding Boot – $249.99 Vince Camuto

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Kiltie Monk Strap Loafers – $288 J.Crew

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Dolce Vita Graham bootie – $151.99 Piperlime


We love Wesley’s style and will definitely be getting on board with all four of these great shoes. For more classic styling tips, follow her blog Eat.Shop.Live.NYC!

Think you can compete with Wesley’s style? Head to and start your own Winter Essentials closet today! The top 3 closets each week win $100, $50 and $25 AMEX gift cards!

Be Our Guest Blogger

BattleShop’s MUST HAVE Winter Accessories

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It’s the MOST WONDERFUL time of the year…for accessorizing! Sure, summer brings you sunnies and great beachwear, but you can’t beat all the extras that the cold weather allows you to shop for. We checked out the Trending Items page at and our players are knocking it out of the park with the accessories in their Eat.Shop.Live.NYC WINTER ESSENTIALS closets!

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Need help narrowing it down? Fashion blogger Wesley Barnett’s got you covered. She shared her favorite accessory picks of the season in her Currently Coveting post last week. Head to her blog to get all of the shopping details!

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Ready to start piling on your own favorite winter accessories? Head to and start your Eat.Shop.Live.NYC WINTER ESSENTIALS closet today! The top 3 winners each week take home $100, $50 and $25 AMEX gift cards! Put that in your hat.


KARL DONOGHUE Old cuir Toscana sheepskin wool band ear muffs – $225.00 Lane Crawford

Isabel Marant Etoile 70mm Nowles Suede Shearling Boots – $810.00 LUISAVIAROMA

Unreal Fur Ice Breaker faux fur vest – $85.50 The Outnet

Barts Kahlo Leather Gloves – $59.69 ASOS

KYI KYI Genuine Fox Pompom Hat – $85.00 Nordstrom

Windowpane Plaid Infinity Scarf – $34.93 Express

Fashion Roster

Introducing Eat.Shop.Live.NYC’s WINTER ESSENTIALS Fashion Roster

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It’s time to get your winter wardrobe in check and on trend with this week’s Eat.Shop.Live.NYC‘s WINTER ESSENTIALS shopping challenge! Our friend, fashion blogger Wesley Barnett, has crafted the perfect fantasy shopping roster for all of your cold weather closet MUST HAVES. We can’t wait to shop for a faux fur vest and a blanket coat with our $4,000 budget.

Need some outerwear shopping inspiration? Check out Wesley’s post on ditching the typical black wool coat and opting for some color in your winter wardrobe! Here’s a peek at a few of her faves.

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Take a break from shopping for everyone on your list and do some fantasy shopping for yourself. After all, this kind of shopping could end up paying you! The TOP 3 Closets each week win $100, $50 and $25 AMEX gift cards!

Head to and START A NEW CLOSET today.


All That Glitters is YOU!

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Today’s the final day of our ALL THE GLITTERS shopping challenge and it’s time to go big or go home. We’re taking it a little outside of our style comfort zone with this glitzy ensemble featuring an insanely gorgeous Philipp Plein studded coat ($4750, FarFetch) that costs more than the entire $4,000 budget this week. It’s guaranteed to bring you some big time, all-eyes-on-you holiday cheer. What sparkly pieces have you put in your BattleShop closet this week? We hope you went BIG! There are $100, $50 and $25 AMEX gift cards on the line.

Stay tuned next week as our friend Wesley Barnett, fashion blogger from Eat.Shop.Live.NYCbrings you a Winter Essentials fashion roster to help you get your current wardrobe in check and on trend.

Head to today to START A NEW CLOSET and LOCK IT by 11:59 pm (EST) tonight in order to be in the running for our ALL THAT GLITTERS Finals!


Philipp Plein studded trim lambskin coat – $4,752.09 FarFetch

Alice & Olivia – Sequin Short Sleeve Top  – $385.00 Scoop NYC

Needle & Thread Texcoco embellished crepe mini skirt – $154.00 The Outnet

Jerome Rousseau ‘Adelaide’ honeycomb booties – $895.00 FarFetch

Jeweled Satin Minaudiere – $69.99 Off 5th

Taara Gold Onyx And Crystal Lattice Chandelier Earrings – $163.00 Max & Chloe

Be Our Guest Blogger

BattleShop welcomes back Eat.Shop.Live.NYC next week!

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BattleShop is pumped to welcome back Wesley Barnett from Eat.Shop.Live.NYC! Wesley designed a Fall Essentials fashion roster for us a few months ago and we had such a great time showing off her classic NYC style that we decided to have her back! This time she’s guiding you through her Winter Essentials wishlist as you fantasy shop from 12/6-12/12.

On Eat.Shop.Live.NYC, Wesley shares her love of fashion, dining and the arts. She describes her personal style as feminine with an edge and swears she never leaves home without putting on lipstick. Are you intimidated? You should be. Wesley knows a thing or two about getting styled up for the Winter holidays in NYC. Check out some of her holiday fashion faves!

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It’s always good to stay on top of your competition! Get to know more about Wesley’s personal style on Eat.Shop.Live.NYC and stay sharp while you’re shopping her Winter Essentials roster on next week.

As always, closets advancing from their voting leagues to the Finals (on 12/8 and 12/9) will have the chance to compete for 3 AMEX gift cards. The top 3 closets with the highest votes win $100 (1st), $50 (2nd) and $25 (3rd).

Want to get a few practice closets in before it’s go time with Wesley?

Head to today and build silver & gold looks in our All That Glitters shopping challenge today!


TGIFashion – EatShopLiveNYC’s Bling Things


 We hope you all had fun pre-gaming for Fall with us! We’ve had such a great week working with Wesley at Eat.Shop.Live.NYC and we’re sad to see her go. One thing that we KNOW will lift our spirits is taking a look back at the sparkly baubles she put in her closets while she was playing! Check out her closets on our Eat.Shop.Live.NYC Pinterest board.

Wesley’s Fall Essentials fashion roster inspired tons of great closets from our BattleShoppers but today’s the last day to shop it, so make sure you lock a closet by 11:59 pm. Check out the details of all of her fave jewelry picks for the week below.

Think your taste in jewelry stands up to our guest blogger’s taste?

Head to now and start building your own dream wardrobe for a chance to win weekly AMEX gift cards!

Jules Vos Labradorite Isabella bangle – $75 Max & Chloe

Multi-chain Pave Chevron necklace – $79 Stella & Dot

Madewell Bar stacking rings – $28 Shopbop

Jules Vos Mondrian gold & lapis ring – $145 Max & Chloe

Green Thumbelina bib – $46 BaubleBar

Turquoise Colorado cuff – $36 BaubleBar

Best Trends Forever

Best Trends Forever – Classic from Eat.Shop.Live.NYC’s BattleShop closets!


Thursdays are about throwing it back and wardrobe classics like a midi skirt and a crepe tee have always been in style. We’ve taken some of our favorite pieces from the closets of our guest fashion roster designer, Wesley from Eat.Shop.Live.NYC, and popped them together to show you how an investment in the classics will keep your wardrobe in check for many seasons to come. Wesley’s Fall Essentials fashion roster leaves room for lots of wardrobe staples for you to build your closet around. If you want to check her BattleShop closets head to our Eat.Shop.Live.NYC pinterest board and take a peek! We dare you to not be inspired. She’s got some great stuff in her dream wardrobes. Check out the set details below.

Head to BattleShop today to build your own mini dream wardrobe today!

Full Midi skirt – $42.56 ASOS

Vince Camuto Klayton bootie – $149 The Shoebox

Dane scarf – $98.50 Club Monaco

Rebecca Minkoff X Front to Back post earrings – $48 Shopbop

Jules Vos Monogram pendant necklace – $95 Max & Chloe

Rebecca Minkoff medium MAB tote – $265 Piperlime

French Connection Anastasia crepe tee – $98 Piperlime