Monday, December 30, 2013

Fancy in Fur

I consider fur timeless and elegant. There's something about it that makes you feel fancy. (and warm!) The pullover style of this faux fur piece is casual enough for every day, or upscale for date night. The ponte legging adds edge with zips on the back on the ankle as do the studs on the pointed patent flat. 

Faux Fur Pullover: Banana Republic (sold out); Ponte Pant: BB Dakota (similar here); Flats: C Label (old, but loving these); Clutch: Louis Vuitton

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Elegance and Edge

Fashion loves a contradiction, so I love the combination of an elegant fabric such as silk with leather. It gives an edgy kick to a basic outfit. I highly recommend a splurge on a leather jacket moto as a statement piece for fall and winter. It is classic and will transcend time. 

Leather Jacket: Haute Hippie (similar here); Silk Blouse: Tibi; Pants: Gap; Bootie: Corso Como; Necklace: Etsy; Bangles Poppy Style.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Zebra Crossing

A wrap dress is a wardrobe staple and I adore anything with a busy print! This wrap embodies classic color that is essential for fall and winter. The mix of olive, brown and black make for a wear-with-anything outfit! The use of a dramatic kimono sleeve is flirty and fun, yet sophisticated enough for work. So far, this is a top purchase of the season. Today, paired with boots, but could easily be dressed up for evening with pumps. Add sparkle for holiday with a sequin gold clutch and a blinged cocktail ring! 

Wrap Dress: Issa Collection for Banana Republic; Wedge Boot: Seychelles; Cutout Necklace: Moon and Lola; Bangles: Kenneth Jay Lane, Stella and Dot, J.Crew; Sunnies: Tory Burch

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Beloved Brocade

The addition of texture instantly adds glam uto any outfit. Brocade is a flattering trend that has the ability to work with whatever is already in your closet. Today's pairing is a simple, everyday tie blouse with brocade pants. The finishing touch is my ultimate winter add-on; a fur vest. Easy enough, right?

Fur Vest: Halston Heritage (similar here); Brocade Pant: Anthropologie; Blouse: Vestique (loving this one!), Wedges: Ann Taylor; Bangles: David Yurman, Hermes, Stella & Dot; Watch: Michael Kors; Sunnies: Tory Burch

Monday, November 18, 2013

Cranberry Crush

A week out from Thanksgiving and food is already on my mind! Holidays remind me of family gatherings and colorful spreads. The sweater wraps dress is an ode to the cranberry side. The hue is muted and warm and perfect with other neutral colors such as black and white. All wrapped up with the edition of a wedge boot and winter coat this November day.

Wrap Dress: DVF (similar here); Coat: J.Crew; Boot: Seychelles; Bag: Vintage Chanel; Bracelets: Stella & Dot, Kenneth Jay Lane; Ring: David Yurman 

Monday, November 11, 2013

Sweater Weather

Temperatures drop and the layers are piled on! Today is a combination of a sweater tunic, leggings, a crisp white blouse and a light scarf for a pop of color. Keeping with the layering (and staying warm) trend, I added a black riding boot. Testing the waters with a bold lip, I took it one step below oxblood with a cider berry.  

Sweater: J. Crew, Legging: Old, but great basics here, Blouse: Gap, Boot: Target (very similar here), Scarf: Target, Bag: Vintage Chanel, Sunnies: Tory Burch, Bracelets: J.Crew, Lily & Laura, Earrings: Vintage Chanel

Friday, November 1, 2013

Primary Colors

Today it's back to basics by combining primary colors. The tweed top has metallic thread woven into it for a touch of shine and the tie on the back adds a chic element. The black walkable wedge can easily take you from work to play as a transition piece. 

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Regal in Red

Red isn't always my first choice in hues, but something attracted me to this vibrant shade. The brightness is infectious and exudes a regal tone. Paired (again) with a thick heeled leopard pump and topped off with a multi-strand gold necklace and a bold lip, I'm ready to conquer the work week! 

Shift Dress: Gap, Pumps: 12th Street by Cynthia Vincent, Necklace: Moon & Lola, Bracelets: Kenneth Jay Lane, Stella & Dot, Lily & Laura, David Yurman. 

Monday, October 14, 2013

Black on Black

Sometimes you have to embrace the beauty, simplicity and upscale appeal of black. As a color fiend, this is rare for me, but today I'm giving in on a rainy, October morning. The slight drama of the peplum in addition to leopard pumps give it just enough to standout from your every day black on black ensemble. 

Peplum Top: Olivaceous (Locally at Uniquities), Crop Pant: Gap , Pumps: 12th Street by Cynthia Vincent, Bracelets: Adriana OrsiniStella and Dot, Hermes