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Black Lattice Mini Dress

Ready for the weekend in a little black lattice dress.   Very economically priced at under $10 on eBay, this black lattice dress hugs you in all the right places.   Also available in white, pink, and army green. Simply accessorized with Louboutin Nude Iriza pumps, and Hermes 30cm Himalayan birkin.

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Frayed Denim Ankle Boots

Super comfortable and retro cool in frayed denim ankle boots.         Forever 21 frayed denim ankle boots  at a nice price of $39.90.   These boots run true to size- the denim is very soft making them quite comfortable for a high heel.   Worn with a ASOS distressed mini, H&M basic tank, and BCBG Reagan jacket. Accessories are Chanel medium vanity and pearl necklace.   …

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Soie Cool

Active summer days call for the Soie Cool backpack from Hermes.    The above size is medium ( 8.5″ x 14.5″ x 8.5″) in Brazil printed silk with a chocolate calfskin base.   The Soie Cool is also available in small, measuring ( 4.3″ x 6.1″ x 4.3″).   The medium holds quite a bit- wallet, a couple books, phone/charger and keys.   Worn …

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Watermelon Agua Fresca

Light and refreshing, watermelon agua fresca (fresh water) is a delicious thirst quencher on a warm summer day. Popularized in Mexico, agua fresca is simply fruit blended with a bit of sugar and lime juice (I added mint for a little extra kick).       Ingredients are (serves 4) : 4 cups of chopped seedless watermelon 1/2 cup water …

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Chanel Gabrielle Parfum

Chanel Gabrielle is new fragrance to be released next month by Chanel. A majestic white flower based on four points of light, Chanel Gabrielle is a composed of Jasmine, Orange Blossom, Ylang-Ylang, & Grasse Tuberose.  Floral and vibrant,  this perfume has perfect notes for summer and the long lasting scent will compliment you for many hours.   The glass bottle …

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Tulle and Spikes

Summer flow in a tulle midi skirt and Louboutin spikes.   Forever 21 pink tulle skirt worn with ruffle sleeve sweater by same brand.   H&M has a similar top in jersey knit. Accessories are Christian Louboutin Baila pump and Hermes 25cm birkin in Capucine.  

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$9.99 dress

Mixing high and low with a red floral $9.99 dress.   H&M red floral dress worn with BCBG (older) white lace blazer.   Accessories are Chloe Isidora rose gold sunglasses, Chanel medium vanity case in beige, and Gianvito Rossi plexi pump in white.

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Floral Romper

Embracing the latest warming trend in a breezy floral romper.    Forever 21 floral romper in black, see also a pretty lace up in orange. Accessories are Hermes 3ocm himalayan birkin,  horn necklace, and Krystal sandals in taupe.

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Double Clic

Perfectly pink in a pair of Hermes Clic H bracelets.   Hermes narrow rose gold bracelet in salmon, paired with a wide aqua laquered H clic.   I recently purchased the Samourais silk and Rose Azalea jige which compliment these enamels nicely.

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Floral Shorts

Anything but mellow in a pair of floral shorts by Ann Taylor.    Ann Taylor Loft floral rivera shorts, now on sale for $39.99.  Loft has a wide variety of unique and colorful shorts for summer.   Hot pink blouse, see similar at Nordstrom.   Accessories are Valentino medium glam lock bag and Manolo floral sandals,  visit Neiman Marcus for the Tandi sandal on sale by Gianvito Rossi.

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