Three Looks That Proves LTW is The Queen of Alternative Fashion

And Just Like That… the Sex and the City reboot, one of HBO’s new hit series has recently added a new cast member, Nicole Ari Parker. The show has taken on a new direction and is including new cast members in it. Nicole Ari Parker, who plays Giselle Barker in Empire is incredibly talented and fashionable so we imagine it was an easy pick!

She plays the role of Lisa Todd Wexley (also known as LTW), a documentarian who is also Charlotte’s new BFF and she’s on the International Vogue Best Dressed list. And as Charlotte tells the other moms on the parent-school board “she’s just so cool.” Parker’s character is fun, relatable, but also always fashion-ready.

Her high-end cosmopolitan style and lifestyle are what we need to showcase black women living and loving luxurious lives. Lisa is exactly what it means to be black, employed, and thriving, and we love to see it.

LTW’s alternative fashion always has us in awe and here are three outfits that we cannot get enough of them!

Pink Blazer with Puffy Sleeves

One thing that is unique about alternative fashion is how versatile it can be with different styles. LTW’s pink blazer with puffy sleeves is the perfect way to bring color into your wardrobe and still look edgy and fashion-forward. She paired it with bold yellow shorts and red shoes, which is a great way to showcase have fun and unconventional her character is. 

However, we know wearing so many colors can be scary. So, you can pair this blazer with your favorite pair of fitted jeans or skirt to keep it simple and stylish.

Stripe Gown with Puffy Sleeves

Stripes and oversized sleeves are easily one of the top trends right now and Parker is rocking it in this amazing off-shoulder gown. Stunning and breathtaking, this gown is the perfect way to transition from a brunch to a formal casual event. Although the gown is free and flowing, it features a belt that cinches the waist and elevates her silhouette.

This style is perfect for women of all sizes and you can personalize it. Switch the heels for sneakers and you have a comfortable, edgy look.  

Multi Colored Prints 

You can never go wrong with prints especially if they’re full of amazing colors that compliment your skin. Whether it’s a playsuit, gown, or pants, prints are chic, classy, and classic. Nicole Ari Parker is wearing a jumpsuit with floral prints that compliment her skin.

She pairs it with a Bou-Bou kimono which makes the ensemble even more glamorous. Everything from the chunky neckpiece to the dramatic shoes screams alternative and we love it!

You can duplicate these looks above by heading over to Diarra Blue.

With looks that showcase range, expertise, and style, Nicole Ari Parker’s LTW is undoubtedly the queen of alternative fashion. We love these outfits because it gives you the room to get creative with your fashion choices. Which of these options is your favorite? Leave a comment and tell us all about it.

Be sure to catch the latest episodes of And Just Like That on HBO and HBO Go with new episodes dropping every Thursday at midnight PT/3 a.m. ET.


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