Monday, March 23, 2015


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If there is a shirt that says "CHIC' on it, trust & believe I'm going to buy it :) Thanks Old Navy for making this one!

WEARING: old navy fairisle cardigan (CUTE $14 OPTION) and tee, joes jeans (RAG & BONE BOYFRIEND JEANS), vince camuto wedge booties (CUTE OPTION UNDER $50), furla bag (SIMILAR ON SUPER SALE)
WORN TO: explore tahoe

**Simply Chic Travel Tip: South Lake Tahoe**
If you're lucky enough to live within driving distance, factor in travel time to pull over on the side of the road and take photos. It's such a picturesque drive in (and out)! 

(California road trippin')

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PS. I'm launching an EPIC giveaway at 12:00 est on INSTAGRAM...I'm talking $750 EPIC. You don't want to miss it! 

Monday, March 16, 2015


What better way to spend the last weekend in winter than a mini vacation in Tahoe staying in the most amazing house with the most amazing views and wearing amazing faux fur all weekend? 
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(the amazing kitchen in the amazing house)
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WEARING: faux fur vest via amazon (SIMILAR), old navy sweater, nordstrom necklace, GAP 1969 LEGGING JEANCOLE HAAN ADLER BOOT on sale for $151
WORN TO: road trip it up to tahoe

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015


I love nothing more than to come home on Friday night after a long week of work and sit on my couch with a bottle glass of wine or a cup of tea and indulge in all of the TV goodness I don't have time to watch during the week. 

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But every blue moon, when there's a party that's worth the effort, I'll partake. On this particularly night, I threw on my work pumps (I'm having knee issues, so limited in my shoe options) and my Versace "fauxsace" dress and headed to the W for a party. And yes it was worth the effort! 

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Monday, March 2, 2015


I've had this skirt for years (as in 5+) and I have no clue why I bought it since until 7 months ago I've never needed to dress up for anything, other than the occasional interview. Nonetheless, I'm glad I bought it and held on to it because it fits nicely into my business casual wardrobe. I think next up, I need a HOUNDSTOOTH PENCIL DRESS.

WEARING: ann taylor loft houndstooth pencil skirt ($10 HOUNDSTOOTH PENCIL SKIRT), zara trench (ON MY WISH LISTLONG TRENCH), GAP MERINO SWEATER,  ivanka trump pumps, macy's necklace, furla bag, TARGET MIRROR AVIATORS
WORN TO: work

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Monday, February 23, 2015


Outside of the house, you won't catch me in sweats. But joggers? I'm all about them! I love that you still have a shape when you wear them. You can wear them with flats, heels, sneakers etc.They come in fun patterns and colors. And what I love most about these is the faux leather waist! I got them during the Zara sale and now I'm wishing I'd gotten them in every color. How does that saying go? Nothing haunts us like the things we didn't buy. Oh well...

WEARING: bebe leather peplum jacket (VERY SIMILAR FOR $110), zara joggers (almost identical TOPSHOP JOGGERS), TARGET MIRROR AVIATORS, kenneth cole chain necklace (SHORTER VERSION), furla bag, vince camuto booties
WORN TO: a superbowl party

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Monday, February 16, 2015


It seems like just yesterday it was cold enough to wear chunky knits and leather. O wait, that's because it was. Ha! I don't know where this California winter heatwave is coming from (74 & sunny), but I'll take it! East Coasters — this winter wear post is for you. Meanwhile, I'm in sandals with bare legs. Happy Monday!

WEARING: banana fairisle cardigan (CUTE OPTION), express leather shirt via marshalls (SPLURGESTEAL), GAP 1969 LEGGING JEAN, j crew necklace (SIMILAR UNDER $30) mojo moxy bow pumps
WORN TO: starbucks ;)

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Thursday, February 12, 2015


What do you guys think about elbow patches? According to my mom they are "played" — her words, not mine. I happen to think they are timeless and thank goodness she raised an independent thinker with high self esteem who will continue to rock elbow patches despite said playedness ;) Happy Monday! Can't wait for Friday and the 3 day weekend.

WEARING: h&m blazer (GREY ELBOW PATCH BLAZER), j crew argyle cardigan, madewell heart necklace (LEOPARD HEART NECKLACE), jean michel cazabat pumps (SIMILAR RED MANOLOS), GAP 1969 LEGGING JEANbadgley mischka bag
WORN TO: brunch

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Monday, February 2, 2015


If you watch Scandal, you already know Olivia Pope's signature color is white and she loves a good outerwear piece! So as an ode to the season starting back up last week, I wore some white denim and a cape from The Limited's Scandal Collection. I guess you can say, I Olivia Poped myself ;) 

I actually don't think I've ever seen her denim, but I had to put my simply chic twist on it. Check out OLIVIA POPE'S BEST LOOKS EVER according to US Magazine.  

WEARINGGAP MERINO SWEATER and jeans, nordstrom necklace, the limited scandal plaid cape (CUTE OPTION), mojo moxy bow pumps (SIMILAR)

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