Monday, February 23, 2015

JOGGERS ONLY


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

FAIRISLE + LEATHER


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

THE PERFECT PATCH


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

OLIVIA POPED

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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Monday, January 19, 2015

OVERSIZED

There are so many great things about living in the Bay Area and impromptu trips to wine country ranks high on my list of  reasons to love it here. I always find myself in Napa, but on the first weekend of the new year, I did something different and headed to Sonoma instead. I'll do a separate post later about my experience there, but for now let's talk about this Zara coat...

I was unsure about this coat. Don't get me wrong — I love it, but I wasn't sure that I loved it for me. I'm short and small a.k.a petite and I wasn't sure the oversized silhouette was good for my frame. But you know what? I said, it's a new year, let me try something different + this thing is extremely warm and it was rather chilly this day, so I went for it! What do you think of the coat? 

WEARING: ZARA COAT ON SALE FOR $39, forever 21 scarf (how about this HOODED INFINITY SCARF), h&m sweater, CENTS OF STYLE NECKLACE, banana republic pants, vince camuto wedges, furla bag, target mirror glasses
WORN TO: taste wine (the beautiful LEDSON WINERY) featured here

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Monday, January 12, 2015

THE BLUEPRINT

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Do you have a favorite color? I don't think I do or at least not one that I am really loyal to. If I had to pick a color it certainly wouldn't be blue, however I am loving all the shades and prints of blue in this outfit. Happy Monday! 

WEARING: GAP SCARF, chambray shirt & jeans, cardigan & sunnies from tj maxx, dolce vita boots, MICHAEL KORS TORTOISE SPORT WATCH, DAVID YURMAN BRACELET and ring
WORN TO: run errands

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Monday, January 5, 2015

RED BOTTOMS

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Dad: Your shoes have red bottoms!
Me: OMG! Mom did you just hear that?
Mom: No, what?
Me: Dad said "Your shoes have red bottoms". 
Me & Mom: *Uncontrollable laughter*
Dad: I don't get it???

Hahahahahahahahaha! Happy New Year!!

PS. Did you notice the double peplum?

WEARING: bebe leather jacket (VERY SIMILAR FOR $110), statement necklace from macys, GAP MERINO SWEATER, banana republic peplum skirt (CUTE BLACK/WHITE PATTERNED OPTION), very old christian louboutin booties (EYEING THESE)
WORN TO: midnight mass

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Monday, December 29, 2014

CAPED

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Time is winding down for this year and I am ending  things on a high note with one of my favorite discoveries of 2014  — THE CAPE! I guess it's not completely accurate to say I made the discovery this year, but it's 100% true that I fell in love with them this summer while in Paris and back here in the States, I've treated myself to two of them! This lovely grey sweater cape and a tan plaid one that is more of an outerwear piece (coming soon to a blog near you).

 I also fell in love with pearls and brooches this year. Sophisticated much?

Happy New Year kids! See you in 2015.

WEARINGANTHROPOLOGIE CAPE, old navy snake blouse (SIMILAR UNDER $35), GAP 1969 LEGGING JEANCOLE HAAN ADLER GREY BOOT on sale for under $250
WORN TO: church and holiday event at the DUNSMUIR HOUSE

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Monday, December 22, 2014

SIMPLE & CHIC

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Black pants, white blouse and a pop of color with a killer pump — to me that is simply chic and a great way to wind down the year.

WEARING: vest from sample sale, h&m blouse, urban outfitters pants, jean michel cazabat pumps
WORN TO: thanksgiving dinner

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