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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


FTC Disclaimer: Affiliate links have been used

Transitioning into Fall with the Leather Mini Skirt

Transitioning into Fall
Transitioning into Fall

There are only a few weeks lefts of summer. Fall is quickly coming upon us and I wanted to share a look for transitioning into fall fashion. I love a good leather faux mini skirt and I’m sure you know this by now. Apparently, I must give thanks to designer, Mary Quant, as she is credited with inventing the mini skirt.

It’s a great piece to wear for the end of summer while still bringing in the fall vibes. I think it’s the leather. Fall = leather in my book. This skirt by Leith is great because of the texture detailing. It adds a cool, edgy vibe while being great for summer and fall. I love the soft material and the high waist line which is unique for a mini skirt.

A black and white combo is always a favorite. To keep it refreshing I chose a white top that has flowy open sleeves and a fun detailed open back. If you love a certain look I suggest looking for unique, quirky or statement details in the pieces you’re pairing together. This way it keeps things feeling fresh. I love transitioning into fall with color as well. My Dolce and Gabbana bag has been my favorite lately, it’s just the perfect amount of fun color. It’s one of those colors I believe work year round and is perfect for transitioning into different seasons.

The leather mini works so well with many different styles of shoes. You can pair it like I did with stilettos, with a pair of slides, or booties. It’s definitely a piece you can wear well into October.

Ugh. Can’t believe I’m even thinking about October. I love fall but I’m not a fan of the steady temperature decline. I’m a summer baby, can’t help it. Let me know if what you’d like to see more of on the blog this fall in the comments.

Outfit Details

Skirt by Leith

Top by Zara ( love this, this & this)

Bralette by Urban Outfitters

Shoes by Diane Von Furstenberg ( Love these, these & these)

Bag by Dolce & Gabbana

Earrings by Aldo ( Similar, Love these)

Transitioning into Fall

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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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The New Sephora Studio on Newbury St.

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sephora studioWhen we walked into the new Sephora Studio on Newbury St. the first thing I noticed was the cool decor. I loved the floor tiles, chic wall quotes, and backlit photos. I didn’t even notice the size was smaller than a typical Sephora store.

My best friend, Sami, came into the city for the Kendrick Lamar concert and needed an outfit. Lucky her, she has a best friend for a stylist. If you guys are in the market for a fashion stylist, sign up here to get an email when I’m taking new clients. We decided to hit up some shops on Newbury St and were surprised to see that this new Sephora Studio had opened. So ya’ll know I had to check it out. Not to mention they were giving out free mini makeovers. Sami ended up doing a full makeover and she loved it. The Sephora crew were helpful, friendly and super relaxed.

Since we were going to be shopping all afternoon I opted for a really simple and easy outfit. I was so surprised by how many compliments this look got that I had Sami take a few shots to share with you all. I’m lucky to have a photographer for a best friend. We had so much hanging together and shopping, I’ll have a vlog up soon. So be sure to subscribe to the youtube channel.

Are you guys feeling these new mini chic Sephoras?

The Details
Top by Lumiére
Shorts by Urban Outfitters
Bag by Dolce & Gabbana
Shoes by Louis et Cie | Shop Similar

Tip: When wearing a sheer top with thin straps place a bandeau ( love this one) underneath. It will give support and you won't have to worry about bra straps ruining your outfit.

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Photos by Samantha DeCoteau & Summers Photography

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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The Statement Top You Need Right Now

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statement top, summer trends, summer outfits

When I first spotted this top on Stylekeepers I was in LOVE. I ordered it right away and then it sat on my clothing rack for a year. *face in palm*

It happens sometimes. We see something, love it and buy it then never wear it. Bad habit. However, in this case, I knew I’d get around to wearing this top. It is stunning. It’s definitely the statement top you need right now.

In a way, I might have been saving it for something special or whatever. Then I just saw it hanging in my closet and I had so many looks bouncing around in my head for it. I had to wear it. Does anyone else see a piece in their closet and then know exactly how you envision wearing it down to the perfect pair of earrings? Or is that just me? I really do get excited about getting dressed. Even when I’m just chilling in the house I get full on glam.

To balance out the billowy and loose structure of this statement top I paired it with my favorite fitted jeans by Paige. I love these jeans because they mold easily to my body and are soo soft. They really are my most comfortable pair of jeans. I am for sure planning to buy a few more pairs because you can never have too much denim. Right?

The Details
Top by Stylekeepers | Shop here, here
Jeans by Paige | Shop here , here , here
Shoes by Steve Madden| Shop similar
Earrings by Baublebar| Shop here

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Let me know if you’re feeling this statement top or what your must have item is right now in the comments

 


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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Casual Friday Outfit

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casual friday outfit

You ever have one of those days where you don’t feel like being dressed? You’d rather just chill on the couch in your sweatpants. Let’s be honest we all have those days but we still have to venture out into the world. The couch cuddling session will just have to wait.

When I have one of those days I always go for what I call my “casual Friday outfit”. This is an outfit formula that never fails because you can’t go wrong with a white top and dark denim. To spruce up my casual Friday outfit I like to add some color with accessories. Mixing a lime green belt works great with a dark wash pair of jeans while keeping the look simple and clean. Next, I like to stack on a bunch of gold bangles. They are a must. Then come the earrings which tie in nicely with the belt without being too matchy. They also help to brighten up face. I’ve talked about how earrings are great for framing your face and elevating your look before.  You can read that post, here.

Last but not least, throw on a pair of heels. On the days where I don’t feel quite my best my heels make me feel like I can take over the world. It’s cliché but true. We along have those pieces that instantly makes us feel great. It’s the power of clothes.


Casual Friday Outfit Formula

Dark wash denim + White Top + Colorful accessories + Your favorite pair of heels

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The Details

Top by Zara

Jeans by Citizens of Humanity

Shoes by Steve Madden

Wallet by Louis Vuitton

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