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Street Style: Elizabeth's Cool Ruby Red Kicks

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    Catherine Blair Pfander/The Thread

    We bumped into Elizabeth Doughty as she and her four-year-old son, Idris, headed to Soho's Farrow & Ball to pick up paint samples.

    "He's my helper today," she laughed. Idris, meanwhile, had other ideas about their destination, attempting to pull his well-heeled mother into the nearby Scholastic Store.

    The stylish NYC mom was sporting ruby red wedges from Sigerson Morrison -- a noble feat, considering Soho's treacherous cobblestones.

    "I suppose I'd describe my style as ... kind of chic, but with a twist. I like to do something unexpected."

    A single rolled-cuff, for example, made an interesting styling detail for her funky ikat-printed pants. "I'm not sure if these were meant as pajamas or not, but I don't care. They're great!"

    We're convinced Dought is actually an early adapter of fall's "pajama-dressing" trend, and certainly inspired us to rummage through our PJ drawer for potential outfit accoutrement.