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December 31, 2012

Happy New Year!

Some sparkles to start the new year...
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Bobbi Brown High Shimmer Lip Gloss sold @ Nordstrom
Alesandra Peep Toe Pump sold @ Nine West
Sequin Leopard Zip Pouch sold @ The Limited (On sale - $12.99!)
Lodis 2-Fer Leather Belts sold @ Nordstrom

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Sean Collection Back Cutout Sequin Minidress sold @ Nordstrom
Sequin Blazer by EVA sold @ New York & Company
Multi-color Metallic Sequin Hi-Lo Hem Tank sold @ Express
Sequined Zebra Pencil Skirt sold @ The Limited

December 30, 2012

Cowboy Ballerina

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Midrise Toothpick Jean sold @ J. Crew
Cowboy Ballerina Flat sold @ Zara
Keeper Chambray Shirt sold @ J.Crew
Collection Cashmere Ribbed Sweater sold @ J. Crew

December 28, 2012

Some favorites...

Store: Nordstrom (can't beat the selection, customer service, and free shipping)
Blog: 9to5chic.com (which inspired part of this post)
Textile: Snake print (as seen here, here, and here)


And others, as seen below... Have a great weekend!
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J Brand Coated Stretch Skinny Jeans sold @ Nordstrom
Charles David Galactic Pump sold @ Nordstrom
Natasha Couture Snake Print Clutch sold @ Nordstrom
GUESS Asymmetrical Collar Boucle Coat sold @ Nordstrom

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Sam Edelman Serephina Boot sold @ Nordstrom
Rubbish Chambray Boyfriend Shirt sold @ Nordstrom
Topshop Structured Boucle Coat sold @ Nordstrom
7 For All Mankind Slim Illusion Skinny Stretch Jeans sold @ Nordstrom

December 27, 2012

Faux Fur for the New Year

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Eliza J Faux Fur Bolero sold @ Nordstrom
Classiques Entier Regan Pump sold @ Nordstrom
Curb Gem Strands sold @ BaubleBar
J Brand Stretch Denim Skinny Jeans sold @ Nordstrom

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Citizens of Humanity Rocket Skinny Leatherette Jeans sold @ Nordstrom
Martina Pump sold @ Nine West
Onyx Tassel Pendant sold @ BaubleBar
Faux Leopard Fur Coat sold @ Express

December 21, 2012

Merry Christmas!

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(Minus The) Leather Blazer sold @ Express
Coldfeet Pump sold @ Nine West
Pop of Color Necklace sold @ The Limited
Cowlneck Sweater Dress sold @ The Limited

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(Minus The) Leather Peplum Seamed Moto Jacket sold @ Express
Mossimo Supply Co. Fairisle Sweater Dress sold @ Target
Chloe K Bow Back Shadow Dot Top sold @ Nordstrom (Only $18.98 + free shipping)

December 17, 2012

Festive Pink

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Open-Front Jacquard Jacket sold @ The Limited
Layering Shell sold @ The Limited (Sale - $15)
Sole Society Francesca Pump sold @ Nordstrom
Jet Fireball & Bead Necklace sold @ The Limited
Sequin Pencil Skirt sold @ The Limited (Sale - $34.95)

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Festive Animal Print Sweater sold @ Ann Taylor (Sale - $34)
Triple-Strand Crystal & Pearl Necklace sold @ The Limited (Sale - $18.45)
Quetu Sandals sold @ Nine West
Exact Stretch Handkerchief Pocket Skinny Pants sold @ The Limited (Sale - $34.95)

December 14, 2012

Style Dilemma: What Shoes to wear with Skinny Pants

I recently received a request from a friend that I thought I would share.

Request: "I need a favor. I have some “skinny pants” - but I am struggling with the shoes. The pants are shown with spiked heels, which is not happening for me. Do I have other options?"

Answer: "Some other shoe options could be ankle booties, tall boots or ballet flats. Here are a few styled options - all budget conscious..."
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Option #1: Ankle booties
Gray Sweater / Ankle booties / Leather wrap bracelet

Option #2: Tall boots
Shawl collar sweater / Tall boots / Tassel necklace

Option #3: Ballet flats
Peplum jacket / Ballet flats / Bib cluster necklace

Other than the ponte knit skinny pants shown, you could also wear skinny jeans, like these or these. Also, other ponte knit options available from here or here

November 30, 2012

Studded Jackets

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Aria Studded Leather Jacket sold @ Bebe
Boutique 9 Justine Pump sold @ Nordstrom
Cara Accessories Leather Wrap Bracelet sold @ Nordstrom
The Rockstar Super Skinny Jean sold @ Old Navy

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Forenza Studded Jacket sold @ The Limited (On sale - $41.40)
Hobo Zara Vintage Crossbody Bag sold @ Nordstrom
Boutique 9 Justine Pump sold @ Zappos
Exact Stretch Skinny Tuxedo Pant sold @ The Limited

November 28, 2012

Too cute...

...to miss out on. Nine West is having a Friends & Family sale with 30% off regular and sale prices. These two steals are on sale with an additional 30% off making them hard to pass up plus Free shipping!


Harper Bootie sold @ Nine West (On Sale - $87.50)


Justine Pump sold @ Nine West (On Sale - $42 - $49)

November 26, 2012

A Holiday Look

Some options for the holiday season...
(Deal: 50% off today at The Limited - Code: CYBER)

Option #1: A more formal look for a holiday wedding or dressy office party. I love the lace and exposed zipper detail in the back, which adds an element of surprise.

Lace-Back Dress sold @ The Limited
Crystal and Resin Flower Bracelet sold @ LOFT
Boutique 9 Nosey Pump sold @ Nordstrom

Option #2: A more casual look for an informal office party or night out with friends. It is easy to dress up simple skinny jeans by adding a metallic jacket and leopard/sparkle platform pumps.

Draped Metallic Jacket sold @ The Limited
Vividly Platform Pump sold @ Nine West
Crystal Leaves Statement Earrings sold @ The Limited
917 Dark Wash Skinny Jeans sold @ The Limited

November 21, 2012

Christmas Gift Ideas

As Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Christmas approach, I thought I would share a couple of gift ideas that you could buy for friends, family, and co-workers. Most of the gifts are under $25 and the ones that are more are on sale. Happy Thanksgiving! And, happy shopping…


Multi-Color Bobble Charm Necklace sold @ The Limited ($20.94 with 40% off in store)
Metal & Neon Friendship Cuff sold @ The Limited ($13.74 with 40% off in store)
Halogen Ribbed Fingerless Gloves sold @ Nordstrom ($19)
Philosophy Christmas Morning Gift Set sold @ Nordstrom ($24)
Pencil Shavings iPhone 4/4s Case sold @ The Limited ($16.14 with 40% off in store)


Phone Wallet Wristlet sold @ The Limited ($20.94 with 40% off in store)
Dabby Reid Ltd. Crystal Bracelet sold @ Nordstrom ($22.80)
Border-Print Leopard Infinity Scarf sold @ The Limited ($20.94 with 40% off in store)
Michael Kors Peak Hat sold @ Nordstrom ($28.50)
Triple Pouch Set sold @ Loft ($20.70 with 40% off)

November 19, 2012

Sweater Dresses

Some casual ideas of what to wear to Thanksgiving... Plus, 30% off at Old Navy today (11/19) - Code: MerryDay

Rib-Knit Sweater Dresses sold @ Old Navy
Sammy Bootie sold @ Nine West
Denim Jacket sold @ Old Navy
Softest Sweater Scarf sold @ Old Navy


Labworks Fringed Charmeuse Vest sold @ Target
Me Too Lysette Flat sold @ Nordstrom
HUE opaque tights sold @ HUE
Scoop-Neck Sweater Dresses sold @ Old Navy

November 16, 2012

Party Dresses


Dot-Print Sheath Dress sold @ The Limited
Ribbon-Belted Lace Dress sold @ The Limited
Lace Peplum Sheath Dress sold @ The Limited


Forenza Brocade Dress sold @ The Limited
Xscape Lace Shoulder Ruched Velvet Sheath Dress sold @ Nordstrom
Lace Sheath Dress sold @ The Limited


Tadashi Shoji Cap Sleeve Lace Sheath Dress sold @ Nordstrom
Donna Morgan Lace Overlay Peplum Dress sold @ Nordstrom
French Connection Floral Illusion Yoke Sheath Dress sold @ Nordstrom

November 14, 2012

Great Coat

Don't miss out on the sale at New York & Company - 50% off everything through Sunday (11/18)

Single-Breasted Textured Wool Blend Coat sold @ New York & Company

Color Trend: Burgundy

Burgundy (or ox blood, as some call it) is a big color this fall/winter. Here is a winter white ponte sheath dress styled with some burgandy accessories. [Also, don't miss out - Banana Republic (and, Gap and Old Navy) has 30/35% off today (11/14) - Code: GetStarted]

One Dress styled two ways:

Crimson Necklace sold @ Banana Republic
Enzo Angiolini Tanen Pump sold @ Nordstrom (On sale - $49.96)
Ponte Knit V-neck Sheath sold @ Banana Republic (On Sale - $78-84, reg. $120)
Pave Ornamental Necklace sold @ Banana Republic
Lillian Suede Bow Pump sold @ Banana Republic

Additional accessories:

Kalinda Lace Scarf sold @ Banana Republic
Kate Spade New York Kaleidoball Dome Ring sold @ Piperlime
Ivana Metallic-trim Pump sold @ Banana Republic
Sheer Diamond Tight sold @ Banana Republic

November 13, 2012

Trend: Neon


J Brand Aiden Boyfriend Jeans sold @ Piperlime
Jarring Bootie sold @ Nine West
Juicy Couture Pave Heart Banner Starter Bracelet sold @ Piperlime
Topshop Neon Boucle Jacket sold @ Nordstrom


Love by Design Neon Stripe Sweater sold @ Nordstrom
Rancho Bootie sold @ Nine West
Tinley Road Beaded Bib Necklace sold @ Piperlime
Destroyed Skinny Jeans sold @ Forever 21

November 12, 2012

Sequin Tops

Here are some options for holiday parties...
[Also, The Limited has 40% off today - Code: November]


Mother The Looker Skinny Corduroy Jeans sold @ Piperlime
Crop Back Collarless Blazer sold @ TopShop
Geometric Jet & Rhinestone Drop Earrings sold @ The Limited
Chevron Sequin Tank sold @ The Limited


Sequin Top sold @ The Limited
Ambitious Pump sold @ Nine West
Polished & Pave Link Bracelet sold @ The Limited
Drew Welt-Pocket Velvet Slim Pants sold @ The Limited

November 8, 2012

Sparkles

Here are a few options for how to add a little sparkle to your wardrobe this holiday season.
(Deals: The Limited has Buy one, get one 50% off on skirts and jackets & Buy one, get one free on jewelry)

Option #1: Sequin jacket paired with pumps and skinny jeans...

Genetic Denim Skinny Jeans sold @ Piperlime
Noth Platform Pump sold @ Nine West
Mixed Stone-Drop Bib Necklace sold @ The Limited
Sequin Jacket sold @ The Limited

Option #2: Sequin skirt with colorful top. Another option would be to pair the sequin skirt with coral tights and a more neutral top.

Sequin Pencil Skirt sold @ The Limited
Justmaybe Sandal sold @ Nine West
Mixed Stone Stretch Bracelet sold @ The Limited
Layered Dolman Blouse sold @ The Limited

November 6, 2012

Wool Coats

As it gets colder outside, here are some options for wool coats...

Option #1: Wool with faux leather trim...

Via Spiga Faux Leather Trim Wool Coat sold @ Nordstrom
Guess Double Breasted Wool Blend Coat sold @ Nordstrom

Option #2: Wool in more neutral tones...

Belted Wool Wrap Coat sold @ Banana Republic
Kenneth Cole New York Textured Wool Blend Coat sold @ Nordstrom
Heritage Camel Wool-Blend Coat sold @ Banana Republic
Stadium-Cloth Cocoon Coat sold @ J. Crew

November 2, 2012

Fair Isle Sweaters

Fair Isle Sweaters are making their come back… which I am very excited about.

Option #1: I love this J. Crew sweater and its bold colors. To tie into the accent of blue in the sweater, pair with these great blue suede boots from Nine West. For a more neutral look, add black wedge suede booties.

Oakleigh Boot sold @ Nine West
Tweeks Wedge Booties sold @ Nine West
Fair Isle Ski Sweater sold @ J. Crew
Liverpool Jeans Company Abby Skinny Stretch Jeans sold @ Nordstrom

Option #2: I like this mix of yellow, green, and cream. For a pop of color, add red suede pumps or for a more neutral (and probably more comfortable) look pair with tan suede booties.

Fair Isle Crew Sweater sold @ Gap
Fortonight Pump sold @ Nine West
Sammy Bootie sold @ Nine West
Hudson Jeans Collin Skinny Jeans sold @ Piperlime

October 29, 2012

Skinny Grey Denim

Skinny jeans are a pretty big trend and something I love to wear. They can be paired with pumps, flats, boots and dressed up with a Jacquard blazer or down with a canvas vest.

Option #1: Jacquard blazer with pumps and brooch

J Brand Skinny Stretch Jeans sold @ Nordstrom
Sam Edelman Danielle Pump sold @ Nordstrom
Daisy Brooch sold @ Nordstrom
Topshop Metallic Jacquard Blazer sold @ Nordstrom

Option #2: Faux fur vest with skinny cords and suede booties

Steve Madden Prizzze Boot sold @ Piperlime
Candy Stone Cuff sold @ Banana Republic
Faux-fur Trim Belted Vest sold @ Banana Republic
1969 Always Skinny Cords sold @ Gap

Option #3: Pink sweater with spotted black and white pendant necklace and flats

The Rockstar Pop-Color Jeans sold @ Old Navy
Onhigh Flats sold @ Nine West
Spotted Haircalf Pendant Necklace sold @ Ann Taylor
Eversoft Circle Hem Sweater sold @ Banana Republic

October 24, 2012

Sales!

Great Deals:
The Limited - Tonight 5 PM - Midnight - Buy one, Get one Free
Nine West - 30% off select boots
Gap - 30% off today (Code: GapFest)
Loft - 50% off everything - In Stores ONLY


Skinny Studded Hip Belt sold @ Forever 21
Quilted Faux Leather Bomber Jacket sold @ The Limited
Seamed Pencil Skirt sold @ Loft
Totheflo Wedge Heels sold @ Nine West


Banded Modern Jacket sold @ The Limited
1969 Legging Cords sold @ Gap
Chevron Bracelet sold @ Loft
Risenshine Boot sold @ Nine West

October 23, 2012

Cool Necklaces

Great deal: 35% off at Banana Republic (Code: BRBDAY35)


Crystal-encrusted Collar Necklace sold @ J. Crew
Deco Darling Necklace sold @ Banana Republic
Crystal Color Mix Necklace sold @ J. Crew


Colorblock Statement Necklace sold @ Ann Taylor
Deco Layered Bead Necklace sold @ Banana Republic
Short Coral Flower Necklace sold @ Loft

October 19, 2012

Weekend Wear


DV by Dolce Vita Jamison Boot sold @ Piperlime
Stone Necklace sold @ Loft
Animal Jacquard Blazer sold @ Loft
Skinny Jeans sold @ Loft


1969 Legging Cords sold @ Gap
Howlin Bootie sold @ Nine West
Crystal Multi-stand Necklace sold @ Loft
Ribbon Back Dolman Sleeve Sweater sold @ Loft

October 18, 2012

Fringe Necklace

I recently purchased this necklace at The Limited (during a 45% off sale!); however, I have struggled with what to wear it with and how to incorporate it into what I have in my own closet verses what the store paired it with. I loved the necklace but just wasn't sure… Recently, I found this sweater at Nordstrom and it sparked an idea that I could pair it with black and my grey denim. When cleaning out my closet this summer, I debated getting rid of my grey jeans that I have had for a few years, and I am so glad that I did not because it is a trend this fall and it worked for this outfit!


So, this is what I came up with from my closet verses the store.

My own closet or similar items:

(similar) Citizens of Humanity Avedon Skinny Leg Jeans sold @ Piperlime
(similar) Martina Pump sold @ Nine West
(similar) Michael Kors Runway Chronograph Watch sold @ Nordstrom
Rubbish Crewneck Sweater sold @ Nordstrom

One other item I would add to my "wish list" and that I would like to pair with this outfit in either the black or bone color, is this item

The Limited:

Faux Leather Kick Pleat Skirt sold @ The Limited
Basic Opaque Control Top Tights sold @ The Limited
Pointy Toe Heel sold @ The Limited
Ombre Scoopneck Sweater sold @ The Limited
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