The Stripey Shirt Dress

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I think men’s wear on women was cool, is cool, and always will be cool. I love a shirt dress because there is something effortlessly chic about it. You literally just throw it on! I like the bowler hat because it adds to the menswear theme and I feel like Charlie Chaplin, or Winston Churchill #winwin. These lacey biker shorts add some grunge along with the cherry Docs. This ensemble is ideal for a lazy weekend. Cheers!

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Shirt Dress by Silence & Noise, Urban Outfitters, 50% off in stores) 

Lacey Biker Shorts, Forever 21 (old)

Dr. Martens, 1460 in Cherry Red

Ray Bans Aviator Sunnies

Bowler Hat, Urban Outfitters (old)

Michael Kors “Runway Watch” in stainless steel 

Chanel Cross body, old

Pyrrha “Hear Me Roar” Sterling Necklace

Mac lipliner in “Spice” and Mac lipstick in “Hue”


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A Fool for Tulle

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I have been wanting a tulle skirt for eons! I couldn’t find one in stores, so I made one! That’s right, this girl can sew (with the help of Gammie of course). You have know idea how rewarding it is to create something with your own hands and wear it! I feel like Stella freaking McCartney. I like to rock girly pieces like a tulle skirt with leather, to toughen it up a little. Edgy-girlie ensembles are always cool and fun to wear. I had to add a pop of color and these Ted Baker hot pink pumps (w/ stunning rose gold heels) – which are my life! And of course I needed a bold lip. This mac color is so beautiful it makes me pee! Lastly, I am carrying my new muted lavender clutch from my wonderful friend, Donielle. It’s just enough sparkle with the necklace to finish off this very NYE appropro look, or really any party look. Happy New Year! Make a resolution to dress up this year! Even if you don’t have an occasion because you always feel better when you look good.

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Tulle Skirt, DIY By Me! 

Vegan Leather Fitted Blazer by BLANK NYC, Nordstrom – Love this! Present from my Grams!

Ted Baker Suede Pumps, Nordstrom, very similar

Lavender Crystal Clutch, Present from my friend Donielle

Cropped Striped Mock Turtleneck, American Apparel 

Mac Lipstick in “Toxic Tale,” Gift from my Mama! & Probably my fave new color!

Mac Lipliner in “Entertain Me” (limited edition, orange liner)

Gem Gold Chain Necklace, Forever 21 

Closet Cat Lady

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I am allergic to cats, but boy do I love Charlotte Olympia kitty flats. Charlotte Olympia, you sure know how to make feet swoon. These “Sunkissed Kitty flats” were the black friday score of the century. These bad boys retail for nearly $700, I got them 90% off at Nordy’s – at 3pm. They were the only CO shoes in the store. In my size. It was providence. I think a proper cat lady should always have a furry cardi or overcoat. This multi-color, or calico, if you will (*pun*), does the job! On another note, how Risky Business is this shirt dress?! May the new year bring you great deals on shoes and other goodies!

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Shirt Dress by Silence & Noise, Urban Outfitters, 50% off in stores) – I have the navy ‘stripy’ one too!

Faux Fur Coat, Urban Outfitters – on sale now!

Charlottle Olympia “Sunkissed Kitty Flats,” limited edition (similar or these for under $100)

Prada Sunnies

Vintage sterling silver pendant

Michael Kors “Runway Watch” in stainless steel 

Louis Vuitton, Speedy 30 in Damier Ebene

Banana Republic leggings, my favorite ever

Napoleon Perdis lipsticks in “Lilliana” and “Hess” 

 

Pink Sequins FTW!

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What’s a better excuse to wear sequins than the start of the holiday season!? I feel like a Golden Girl –  I am so happy to sparkle like this. I think it’s hard to not look moderately glamorous with a full midi skirt and a little sparkle. And how chic is this little red Chanel dupe!? 25 bucks y’all! I am also really enjoying this half-up topknot! Try it out for Christmas parties. Cheers!

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Pink Sequined Top, Forever 21 (in stores), Similar

Circle Midi Skirt, Forever 21

Red Velvet Crossbody Bag, Forever21 

Prada Sunnies

Red Suede Booties

Mac Lipstick in Heroine and lipliner in Nightmoth

 

Tuxedo Neato!

 

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First time wearing this color blocked Tuxedo style blazer from the Peter Pilotto collection at Target. I did get quite a few compliments on it! Good stuff compliments are. These tuxedo striped pants were from Old Navy last spring and I quite like the stripe detailing with the style of the jacket – my take on “men’s wear.” I live in these booties by Sam Edelman! I wear them with goodness knows everything! Good news, these blouses are currently available at Old Navy and they are mighty comfy, inexpensive but quite classy. I snatched up 3. I need 10.

Blazer: Peter Pilotto for Target (sold out!)

Blouse: Old Navy

Tuxedo Striped Jeans: Old Navy (last season)

Booties: Sam Edelman

Watch: Michael Kors “Runway” Silver

Bag: Michael Kors Hamilton Bag

Sunglasses: Rayban Aviators

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