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My Favorite Fall Color Combo

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Fall color combo, how to wear burgundy this fall , song of style

Another fall season, new fall obsessions. Going deep, dark and edgy is usually the go-to vibe for the season. My favorite fall color combo shouldn’t come as a surprise then. It’s all about the burgundy and gray. I love wearing different shades of gray, especially in the cooler months because it just fits my vibes. Issa vibe, ya know?

Suede is the little obsession of mine that isn’t going away. Here’s why:

  1. Suede makes any item look more luxe, therefore, it always elevates a look.
  2. It pairs well with matte or patent finishes which means every piece of your outfit will pop. And on a whole look a lot more seamless
  3. Well, it just feels nice * shoulder shrug*

Those are the reasons suede is always a staple in my closet. When I’m wearing such fitted denim and top I love to have pieces that create movement and depth. Cue, the suede, and burgundy. The fringe detailing on the jacket and bucket bag help to create a nice movement which looks great in photos.

I’m always preaching about how to tie everything together. One way to do this without being matchy is with finishes and accessories. There were gold finishes on the hardware of my bag and shoes, therefore, I did gold earrings to create flow from head to toe.

I have a post upcoming up this month that will give you a more in-depth breakdown. So stay tuned and share your favorite fall color combo in the comments.

Fall color combo

Outfit Details

Turtleneck by Topshop

Jeans by Topshop

Shoes by Marc Fisher

Bag by Ann Taylor

Jacket by Azalea


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Last Summer Look

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the last summer look, urban outfitters blogger style

 

It’s technically, the last day of summer. I’ve been in fall mode for weeks now but the weather this past weekend was holding on to summer. It was still warm enough for me to squeeze out this last summer look. Every year it seems I always do an ode to summer post and the tradition continues this year.

I had intended on shooting a fall look but it was way too hot for turtleneck chunky sweaters. Instead, I decided to pay homage to summer with this mauve pink romper by Urban Outfitters. This romper is really cute on its own but it needed some styling to help it pop. I added a gold chain Michael Kors belt to create more shape and add a unique detail. This is pretty much the only way I wear belts. They are such an underrated accessory but can update a look easily.

I always pay attention to how I can pair complementary or unique color palettes together. The mauve color in the romper pairs well with pinks and browns. Therefore, layering a light pink blazer helped to create a nice contrast which helped the romper pop. The different shades of brown are neutral tones that tie everything together. Of course, there has to be a little bling, enter these droplet earrings. They also tie in the gold accents in the purse and belt. Voilà. You have the perfect end of summer look.

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Outfit Details

Romper by Urban Outfitters

Blazer by H&M

Shoes by Steve Madden

Purse by Louis Vuitton

Earrings by Aldo

Sunglasses by Rayban

 

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What to wear on the days you don’t want to get dressed?

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don't want to get dressed , summer outfits to copy now, pinterest women's fashionWhat to wear on the days you don’t want to get dressed? Bodysuit and joggers. This is my go to uniform on the rare days I just don’t want to get dressed. It usually happens on the days when I’m in a crazy work coma and glued to my laptop. Alas, even then I may need to run out to do quick errands.

I really love joggers because they offer all the comfort of sweatpants but are more stylish. In my humble opinion. The pair I’m wearing is from Express and are the most comfortable thing ever. I really live in them. When I just need to quickly go to the store I always reach for them. Just to round out the comfort I slipped on my H&M sandals because they go with everything, are easy to put on and comfortable.

I really love finding pieces that do double duty in my wardrobe. I want to be able to wear it casually or to work or to happy hour. This is why I invested in my Alexander McQueen clutch. On a casual day, it adds the perfect amount of glam and unique detail.

When it’s all paired together it does not appear that I rolled out of bed and hopped in my car. Instead, it looks like I put in some effort.No matter how much we love clothes and getting dressed up we all have those days where we can’t even deal.

As for my beauty routine, I skipped all the makeup, hence my huge shades. Instead, I just swiped on my sinful cinnamon lipstick by Buxom. It’s definitely my favorite at the moment and one I recommend in my 5 lip colors to try this month post. Of course, the topknot was the necessary hairstyle. Let me know the one thing in your closet you live in.

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Outfit Details

Bodysuit by Out from Under

Joggers by Express

Sandals by H&M

Clutch by Alexander McQueen

Sunglasses by Quay x Desi

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The Most Comfortable Sports Bra Ever

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sports bra, calvin klein, chill sunday outfit

This past week I’d been really drained. I have so many things in the work so when Sunday rolled around I just wanted to chill. I didn’t have much to do except recover from a pretty bad allergic reaction, run a few errands and wait for Games of Thrones. Can we talk about this season?!  I love the dragons and I’m obsessed with Arya. She’s everything.I’m so ready for next week’s episode.

As you can see I had a chill Sunday. I decided to sport my sports bra by Calvin Klein. The love I have for it is so real and it is by far one of the comfiest things I own. It’s probably not that great for working out but it is for lounging around. Or styling as a part of your outfit. Some days we just have to ditch the standard bra.

My American Apparel skirt paired well and the material is just as comfortable. I was pretty sad when I heard they were going out of business. I definitely lived in American Apparel during college. It was literally the first store I ran to when I needed a “going out” outfit. However, I am happy they relaunched their online store.

The all white was very unintentional. My mind might have still been lingering on my birthday dress. Since I am me I had to bring in some color. I really love how a cobalt blue and fuschia shade of pink compliment one another. Wearing bright colors instantly makes me feel more positive. When I feel positive I’m more productive and everything just flows easier. It’s such a small thing but the impact is amazing.

What’s your favorite way to help increase positivity and productivity? Leave it in a comment

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Outfit Details

Sports Bra by Calvin Klein

Skirt by American Apparel

Shoes by Missguided

Bag by Dolce & Gabbana

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Why A Chambray Top Should Be a Staple in Your Closet

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A chambray top has always been a staple in my closet. I love the lightweight fabric and that it closely resembles denim. It makes the perfect top to pair with just about anything. But I especially love wearing it with denim.

It was a cool summer day so I opted for a pair of boyfriend jeans. Yes, they are back. I really do love them on cooler summer days. Denim is so easy to make chic and be comfortable. Next, to chambray, I believe denim to be the easiest fabric to style. When you put the two together. It’s like magic. 

To keep the outfit relaxed I paired my chambray top over a bralette from Victoria Secret. Their new line of bralettes are amazing and only $20.  This burgundy clutch from French Connection was the perfect way to add in a bit of color. One of my favorite pair of heels is these d’Orsay day ones by Jessica Simpson. I love their simplicity which made them the perfect choice to polish off this look.

What are your wardrobe staples? Let’s discuss in the comments


             Why A Chambray Top is a Staple in my Closet
+ Works well with multiple colors

+ Is lightweight and breathable

+ Easy to layer & pairs well with denim

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The Details

Jeans by Blank NYC

Top by Express

Shoes by Jessica Simpson

Clutch by French Connection | Shop the Sale

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Satin Bomber Jacket by Azalea

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satin bomber jacket, azalea, summer outfitsIt was freezing in Boston the other day. Well, it was 59 degrees but that’s chilly for July. The only good thing is that I got to wear my favorite satin bomber jacket from Azalea. I bought this jacket in the spring and have been wearing it so much until summer. I can’t believe this is the first time it’s making an appearance on the blog. Please forgive me for not sharing this little gem of a jacket sooner. It is on sale now, that counts for something, right?

The cooler weather also had me pulling out my favorite black denim which I paired with a black crop top. Before I knew it I had an all black outfit, clearly, I was feeling a certain way about the weather. However, my jacket was the perfect balance of color and texture. When wearing a lot of one color I make sure to mix items that have different finishes. So, of course, I threw on my favorite Marc Fisher loafers which shiny finish contrasted nicely with the matte finish of my backpack.

What do you wear on those chilly summer days?


Up Close | Wearing Trust Issues by ABH. This has been my go to lip color as of late

The Details

Bomber Jacket by Azalea (on sale)

Jeans by Zara

Shoes by Marc Fisher ( shop my picks)

Backpack by Henri Bendel

Hat by Ivy Park ( Pink | Black)

Glasses by Warby Parker

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A Twist on the White Summer Dress

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A white summer dress is always a great option. The simplicity of this dress by Topshop is what caught my eye and the little unique details. Gingham has been a huge trend this summer and one I’ve always been a fan of. Therefore, it was a no-brainer to pair my gingham heels by DVF with this dress. I bought these a few years ago so they are no longer available but I will add some alternatives to the shop section.

Pearls are beautiful pieces of jewelry but I rarely ever reach for the ones I own. I’m not sure why I don’t wear them more often. But, in this instance of going for a simple and classy look, the pearl accessories were a perfect look. I always tend to dress up a bit for the fourth of July because it’s my dad’s birthday and my family always dresses up for birthdays.

What are your plans for the 4th? I’m hoping to snag a few deals with all the sales especially from Topshop and all my other online favorite retailers. Oh, and to scarf down my fair share of birthday cake.

 

The Details

Dress by Topshop

Shoes by DVF (shop the 4th of July Sale)

Clutch by Alexander McQueen

Bracelets by H&M

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3 Tips to Perfect the Art of Layering to Stay Stylish & Warm this Winter

 

This particular day wasn’t too cold even with the light drizzle of rain and I wanted to dust off one of my favorite coats. However, it’s a thinner coat and definitely requires some extra layers to pull off in February.  My brother and I headed out for a little walk to this quaint area a few minutes from our house. When I looked back at the photos we snapped I thought it would be great to share some style tips on this particular look.

There is an effortless vibe in perfectly layering an outfit. It’s especially essential when you need to stay warm during the colder months but not have your sense of style suffer. This is something I’ve worked to perfect over the years and wanted to share 3 tips to perfect the art of layering that helped me do it. I love playing with different ways to pair items in my closet and during the winter is my favorite time.

3 Tips to Perfect the Art of Layering

1| Material: The art of layering is really dependent upon the right materials. I like cotton and silk tops because they are lightweight and breathable. It’s usually what I choose for my first layer. Here I’m wearing a basic crew neck tee from H&M in a dusty pink. The first layer is really about comfort more than style but getting both in one item is great which is why I like the basics from H&M. Not to mention they are at a nice price point.

2| Structure: This is the fun part but also the trickiest, for me at least. There’s a fine art to layering without losing shape, you don’t want to look like a big walking ball of clothes. Part of it is figuring out the right fit for each item and how many items. I layered a form fitting blazer over my t-shirt to create some shape underneath my coat.

3| Color: I’m always telling you all about color palettes. They are practically weaved into all my tips but they’re essential. Understanding which colors work well together gives a strong foundation and opens up some many creative possibilities. I like the contrast between pinks and blues, it’s one of my favorite combos once the shades are rights. Pairing the deep blue denim with the blush tones in the coat and scarf keeps the overall look from falling flat. The hints of burgundy in the scarf give off the same effect.

3 Tips to Perfect the Art of Layering
3 Tips to Perfect the Art of Layering

The Details
Shades | Rayban
Blanket Scarf | Azalea
Trench Coat | Missguided
Top | H&M
Denim | Frame
Shoes | Jessica Simpson

3 Tips to Perfect the Art of Layering

Winter Weather Style

Winter Weather

I’ve been snowed in for the better part of four days thanks to a monstrous snowstorm that rolled through last week. However, I enjoyed my long weekend my favorite way, curled up with some really good books. My best friend, Karol, and I love reading series about dystopian societies and we try to read them together. I divided into the Delirium Series by Lauren Oliver, which is a society where love has been deemed a disease and a mandatory cure is administered when people reach the age of 18. Lauren Oliver is a new author to me but I live her writing style and the world she created sort of reminds me of the Giver. I don’t want to go into a whole book review so I’ll move into the outfit.

I shot these photos with my brother a few weeks ago, hence, the sunny day with no snow in sight. This chunky olive sweater has been my favorite all winter and I’ve worn it soo much already, it’s quite ridiculous. The sweater just pairs so well with other items in my closet. Winter weather makes me want outfits that are easy, stylish and uber warm.

The Details

Sweater by Azalea| Coat by the fifth| Jeans by Zara| Shoes by Gianvito Rossi

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