5 Key Transitional Pieces at the Top of My Shopping List

Guaranteed to get you out of your mid-season rut.

Nikki Ogunnaike at fashion month
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With close to 20 years in the fashion industry, I’ve not only seen it all—but also know how to parse through the endless sea of stuff. What’s worth buying? What’s not? In Self Checkout, you’ll find my highly specific recommendations with a few picks from my most knowledgeable, stylish friends. 

We’re less than a month away from the official start of spring, but it’s still pretty cold here on the East Coast. So today, I’m sharing a few key pieces that get me through this weird, in-between transitional time.

Nikki Ogunnaike at fashion month

Nikki Ogunnaike wearing a vest, a blazer, and a pair of jeans.

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Nikki Ogunnaike

Nikki Ogunnaike is the Editor in Chief of Marie Claire US. She has previously held roles at Harper's Bazaar, GQ, ELLE, Glamour, InStyle, and Vanity Fair. You may also recognize Nikki from her time as the host of Snapchat’s Online, IRL and IGTV's The Run Through. Based in Brooklyn New York, in her free time Nikki enjoys running half marathons, learning about wine, and watching reality TV without an ounce of shame. You can follow her at @nikkiogun.