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Style: Spy-Inspired

My two besties and I formed a spy agency while we were in high school. We catalogued movements of particular people of interest, attempted to predict who they might be asking to the upcoming dances, if they’d be in attendance at certain parties, if we could expect them to be present at Zuma Beach on ‘ditch day’. We laminated ID cards,

I’ve always had a penchant for anything spy-related. It all started with watching old James Bond movies with my dad

administered an extensive vocabulary test, and closed all our written correspondence with a wax seal bearing the emblem of an eagle, the most official-looking seal I could find at the stationery store where I worked after school.

I’ve always had a penchant for anything spy-related. It all started with watching old James Bond movies with my dad, then the new as they were released. From there, I was on to Mission Impossible, The Bourne series, Spy Game, Hannah, Red, Argo, and my latest obsession, of course, Homeland, starring Claire Danes.

The warm summer days have given way to cool October weather in Los Angeles calling for light layers, as the tepid days give way to mild evening temperatures. I’m taking cues from my beloved spy stories and dressing the part this fall. Here’s what I’m loving for a little spy-inspired style.

[1] APC lace-trimmed top [2] Stella McCartney Wool Twill Wide Leg Pants [3] Chanel Tweed Voile Signature Sunglasses [4] Burberry Long Brogue Gabardine Trench [5] Marc Jacobs Platform Booties

What’s your favorite spy-style accessory?

Author Description

Ashley Fauset

Ashley is a party planner, grammar enthusiast, classically trained dancer, and coffee aficionado. She lives in Los Angeles with her musician husband and their hammy four-year-old, and shares her tales of mama-hood at Silver Lake Mom. You can find her online on Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram

  • Brittany
    I love this Ashley! Chic-est spy ever!


Move LifeStyle is an e-zine for the modern working woman created by Autumn Reeser, Jenn Wong and Ashley Fauset.

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