Striped Leather

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First, let’s address the elephant in the room-no I’m not wearing white tights, my legs are just that pale.  Okay, now that we got that over with, I’m over the moon about this combo of metallic striped sweater and leather (well, fake leather) dress.  I feel so tough but fancy.  I get to be shimmery but with a hard edge.  How would you style this dress?

Dress here here

Sweater here

Sweater

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I purchased this sweater probably a year ago from Eloquii and I had to face facts-I am just not a cropped sweater girl.  However I just loved this print and couldn’t help but keep this and have had an interesting time finding ways to wear it without feeling like I’m completely putting myself out there.  I think this really works with my pleated skirt.  Also, that one piece of my necklace being flipped over will forever haunt me.

 

Christmas

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I’ve been looking forward to this metallic and velvet combo since I ordered it last month.  I knew this was just what I wanted to wear to Christmas Eve service at church. I love that this skirt is lightweight but not too light that it’s sheer and who doesn’t love a velvet turtleneck?

Skirt here here here

 

 

Friend Dates

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If you know me, you know that I have a ridiculous amount of useless pop culture knowledge in my head so when I found out about this Troop Beverly Hills sweatshirt, I knew I needed it.  I added a Who What Wear Collection polka dotted shirt, skinny jeans, and my trusty Stan Smith Adidas Originals and was good to go.  It felt a little 80s/90s but updated in a good way.

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Later in the day, I headed to a local coffee shop to meet up with my bestie, Joi.  She gave me the cutest book about best friends.  We are so excited about what is in store for us in 2017!  We’ve got big plans  and I’m so happy to be making them with her by my side.

Flower Power

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This killer dress is back again.  I just love this overall print.  A floral print in winter is such a lovely change from the basic neutrals I tend to wear, especially during the winter months.  This time around I paired the dress with tights and black heels which was definitely needed as it was super cold when I took these photos.

Dress here

90s

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There’s something about this outfit that makes me long for Jordan Catalano to notice me.  Slip dresses were all the rage when I was in high school and this is my updated version of what I wore back then.  My elevated look is part grunge band, part Olsen twin with the addition of an oversize cardigan.  Dress and cardi are from Who What Wear Collection and the mock turtle is from ASOS.

Dress here here here

Velvet

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Velvet.  It is a reminder of my childhood and they say everything eventually comes back in style. Velvet is back in a big way, my friends.  I’m pretty much obsessed with velvet at the moment and this mock turtleneck from Eloquii is no exception.  Throw in a fun pair of gold earrings and we have a winning combination.  Look for this little love and another velvet gem to make many appearances this winter!

Shirt currently sold out  but here are some similar pieces here here

Black Friday

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I know you are thinking this post is a little late, and you are correct, but this is what I wore on Black Friday. This year my Black Friday consisted of hanging out with my mom, binge watching the new Gilmore Girls episodes, eating leftovers, and making a couple of purchases online.  I was relaxed and happy.  Couldn’t be more thankful.

Sweater here here