Eileen Fisher's casually chic merchandiser is an expert at taking key pieces, adding cool accessories and creating very personal style.
Having grown up with a super-hip mom (and grandma), Nicole loves style—as long as it's simple. Each season she makes sure she has the basics: slim and straight pants, short and long skirts. Then she layers on key pieces, cool scarves and jewelry, borrowing liberally from her mom's closet when she goes home to the West Coast.
"Offbeat fashion and style inspiration from my Google blog feed. In the morning, I spend more time on my iPad than I do getting dressed."
"I'm crazy about boxy tops—as long as I have slim pants. I mix long underpinnings with cropped sweaters, and when I want shape on top, I button up a jacket. I like my jackets to look shrunken, so sometimes I buy a petite."
Linen jersey sleeveless tanks. "I buy all sorts of sizes so I can have a shaped look or a boxy, oversized look. I love the weight, the texture and the drape."