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Glamour Knits


A little bit of sparkle mixed with a marled knit is a surefire way to feel cozy and glamorous simultaneously.  And who doesn’t want to round out the week with a little dose of glamour?

GlamourKnits_2 GlamourKnits_3 GlamourKnits_4 {Forever 21 sweater (similar options from Forever 21 below); J. Crew skirt; ShoeMint heels; misc. sunglasses from eBay}

Bordeaux Boots


For years now I’ve been on the hunt for a great pair of thigh-high boots.  I’ve found pairs that are just slightly too short or the material is too flimsy so the boot droops down during the day, they’re either too expensive or the heels just isn’t right.  And then I found this pair.  They’re bordeaux, which wasn’t the color I was initially searching for, but the wine hue makes me love them all the more.  I felt like a 70s glamazon strutting around yesterday in my super high boots, matching (faux) leather skirt, and cropped sweater.  Not to sound overly cheesy, but these boots were definitely made for showing off (and walking).

bordeauxboots_3 bordeauxboots_4 bordeauxboots_5 bordeauxboots_6 { ShoeDazzle boots; Zara skirt (similar from Nordstrom); J. Crew sweater; Ray Ban sunglasses}

Half Up


I spotted this hairstyle on a Lucky Magazine guide and decided I had to give a spin on it a whirl.  The mini bun didn’t quite fit my look, but it was a fun half-up/half-down ‘do that made rainy day hair a whole lot easier and fit well with a quirky, colorful outfit.

And if you want to take advantage of the Shopbop/East Dane friends and family sale happening right now (which, why wouldn’t you?!) you can replicate the look with these pieces (the white dress comes in mustard yellow) and save 25% with code FAMILY25 at checkout!

halfup_2 halfup_3 halfup_4 halfup_5 {Girls From Savoy dress; Asos shoes (similar from Asos); Victoria’s Secret cardigan (similar from Asos); Ray Ban sunglasses}

Camo & Stripes


Thanks to the long weekend, the birthday festivities continued yesterday.  Although we all know I’m not one to usually reach for jeans, sometimes they’re a requirement for the perfect, casual outfit, the kind that involves a little print mixing and a favorite fall hat.

camoandstripes_2 camoandstripes_3 camoandstripes_4 camoandstripes_5 {Target top (similar from Forever 21), shoes, and sweater; J. Crew jeans (similar from J. Crew); H&M hat (similar from Forever 21); Ray Ban sunglasses}

Birthday Fun


This weekend was a really great one.  We celebrated CK’s birthday with friends, family, vintage arcade games, and too much good food, including last night’s mexican feast.  A little leather jacket and booties were the perfect touch to toughen up a flirty floral dress for the occasion.

birthdayfun_2 birthdayfun_3 birthdayfun_4 {H&M dress (similar from Asos below); Asos jacket (similar from Forever 21); ShoeMint booties; eBay sunglasses; H&M and Catbird rings; J. Crew and Alex & Ani bracelets}