Wrap It Up

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Welcome back everyone!  This weekend was an unfortunate step back in weather, but as far as my outfits are concerned I’m plowing forward straight on until spring.  I chose to celebrate the warmest and sunniest (albeit windiest!) day we had with some bare legs.  To keep myself anchored in ‘winter’ I wore this burgundy dress, but I lightened it up with a denim jacket and blush flats.  I know denim jackets are a rather divisive subject in the fashion world, but my Lucky Brand jacket has traveled around the world with me, is super soft, and can go with literally anything; so safe to say I will not be parting with it in the foreseeable future, thanks to equal parts sentimentality and functionality.

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Outfit Details – Dress: Adrianna Papell (obsessed with it in blue!) | Denim Jacket: Lucky Brand | Shoes: Kelly and Katie | Bag: French Connection | Earrings: Banana Republic (old, similar here) | Lip gloss: Bobbi Brown ‘Petal’ | Lipstick: NARS ‘Dolce Vita’ | Nails: OPI Washington DC ‘Inside the ISABELLEtway’

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a great week!

xo, C

Winter Stripes

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Welcome back friends!  Today’s outfit is one of those outfits that I sort of threw together at the last minute and then fell in love with it to the point of wanting to wear it every single week.  My sister and I went shopping over MLK Weekend and I was seeing stripes all over the place.  I really love this striped sweater skirt as a warmer alternative to the one I’m wearing.

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Outfit Details – Sweater: J.Crew | Skirt: Banana Republic | Tights: J.Crew Factory | Heels: LC Lauren Conrad | Earrings: Treasure&Bond (sold out, similar here) | Necklace: Venice and Violet by Dogeared | Watch: Fossil | Purse: Vera Bradley | Lips – Clinique ‘Mighty Mimosa’ and Clinique ‘Cake Pop’

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a great day!

xo, C

Caramel Apple

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Happy Monday!  I’ve been loving these Lucky Brand boyfriend jeans this fall.  Embracing jeans with heels while the weather still allows me to bare my ankles!  Here’s a fun fall color palette from over the weekend.  Did you guys get to do any fun fall activities over the weekend?!

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Outfit Details – Blazer: Merona | Tee: J.Crew | Jeans: Lucky Brand | Heels: LC Lauren Conrad | Purse: Kate Spade New York | Lips: MAC Lipstick in ‘On Hold’Buxom Lip Polish in ‘Brooke’ | Nails: OPI Washington DC ‘Inside the ISABELLEtway’

Thanks so much for reading!  Hope you all have a great week!

xo, C

Steps in Leopard

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Leopard is indisputably one of the hottest trends this season.  If you’re hesitant to embrace the boldness in large quantities, than a pop of print on your accessories is the perfect solution.  I love my leopard print flats and scarf and have them on regular rotation, so it was really only a matter of time before I added a pair of heels into the mix.  These LC Lauren Conrad heels are incredibly comfortable – I actually have them in both burgundy and leopard – and you cannot beat the price!  They also come in nude, black, gray, and navy so if you’re in the mood for *any* kind of dress heel LC has got you covered!

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Outfit Details – Blazer: LOFT | Tee: J.Crew | Jeans: J.Crew Factory | Heels: LC Lauren Conrad | Purse: Kate Spade | Lipstick: MAC ‘Finally Free’ | Lip gloss: NARS ‘Chelsea Girls’ | Nail Polish: OPI Washington DC Collection ‘CIA – Color Is Awesome’

Fall With J.Crew

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J.Crew has been knocking it out of the park this season.  Every time I look online or stop in one of the stores I find myself swooning over all sorts of classic reliables and new pieces.  Luckily now that J.Crew is being sold at Nordstrom in addition to the J.Crew and J.Crew Factory lines, I have three options to find my favorite brand.

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Outfit Details – Sweater: J.Crew | Skirt: J.Crew (last seen here, here, and here) | Bandana: J.Crew | Watch: Fossil | Purse: Vera Bradley (now on sale!) | Lipstick: Urban Decay ‘Weirdo’ | Lipgloss: Lip gloss: Nars ‘Chelsea Girls’ | Nails: OPI Washington DC ‘Pale to the Chief’ | Nails (toes): OPI Washington DC ‘CIA = Color Is Awesome’

Thank you for reading!  Have a great day!

xo, C

Olive and Burgundy

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Hey guys!  This week I felt compelled to pair my two favorite fall shades – olive and burgundy – together, but was determined to not make it feel too Christmasy.  Even though the associated holiday hues are usually brighter shades, I decided to break them up with a black skirt, so the top and purse wouldn’t be too close together.

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Outfit Details – Top: Banana Republic (also available in a skirt and dress) | Skirt: Banana Republic (last seen here and here) | Heels: Express | Purse: Topshop | Earrings: Bauble Bar | Watch: Fossil | Lip Pencil: Urban Decay ‘Naked’ | Lipgloss: Nars ‘Turkish Delight’

 

Thank you so much for following along!  Happy Hump Day!

xo, C

Fall In Love

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One of my favorite color combinations for fall is blush and burgundy.  I love the romantic vibe they give off together and the way the blush can lighten up a dark and bold autumn color like burgundy and give it a fresh feminine twist.  I try to avoid matching my shoes and my bag too frequently, since it seems safe and predictable, but I love the way the brown in my accessories anchors the whole outfit in the current season.

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Outfit Details – Top: LOFT | Skirt: Ann Taylor (similar here, here, and here) | Heels: Calvin Klein (nearly identical version for $40 here) | Purse: Ralph Lauren | Sunglasses: Elizabeth and James | Necklace: Charming Charlie | Earrings: Bauble Bar | Rings: French Connection | Nail Polish: OPI ‘Louvre Me, Louvre Me Not’ | Lipgloss: Nars ‘Turkish Delight’

Thanks for reading, have a great week!

xo, C

Burgundy Cape

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This past week has been almost consistently above freezing, so I’ve taken advantage of the opportunity to re-wear some of my beloved fall staples (like this cape and my fave quilted vest)!  I love love love capes- they appeal to both my fashion side and my geeky side.  As soon as I slip my arms through this cape I feel like I’ve been transported back to a more glamorous decade, and simultaneously like I’m one of my favorite superheroes (I know I know- so nerdy).  But if these two examples say anything, it’s that wearing a cape is always appropriate.  Regardless of the occasion, a cape is always a perfect fit.

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Outfit Details – Cape: Helene Berman (similar here, here, and here) | Sweater: GAP (old, similar here and here) | Jeans: J.Crew | Boots: Target | Earrings: Bauble Bar | Rings: Steve Madden | Nail Polish: Essie “Double Breasted Jacket”

Have a great week!

xo, C

Vintage Cabernet

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One of the only things I truly enjoy about winter is the cold weather accessories.  They are the perfect way to put a personal touch on a black peacoat.  This waffle infinity scarf is so comfy and low maintenance (I also have it in black!)  It’s perfect for windy days and the days where I just can’t handle constantly adjusting a fussy scarf.  To be honest, there are more of those than I would like to admit!  Anyone who lives in Boston has to agree that lately we’ve been giving Chicago a run for its affectionate nickname, which makes keeping a scarf tied around my neck nearly impossible.

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Outfit Details- Coat: Old Navy (similar here and here) | Scarf J.Crew Factory (more colors here) | Glittens: J.Crew Factory (more colors available here) | Rings: LC Lauren Conrad | Bag: Target (also love this one and this one) | Jeans: Lucky Brand | Boots: Ivanka Trump | Socks: Forever 21 | Hat: Lord & Taylor (old, similar here)

xo, C