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Schutz Jaden

Looking for a neutral sandal that is both dressy & casual, with a comfortable heel…. and decent price point?  Yes, it does exist! Check out the Jaden caged sandal by Schutz. Saks Fifth Avenue carries the Jaden in both neutral and black.   This sandal could be worn with skirts, skinny jeans, rompers and even cutoffs.   A chunky heel makes the 4 inch …

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Cool Pastel

Winter lingers but anticipating spring in a cool pastel palette.   Hermes H En Biais sweater worn with Topshop Nordstrom ecru skinny jeans. Accessories are Hermes Patchwork Horse shawl, 25cm Capucine birkin and 32mm Constance belt in Orange.   Valentino Rockstud knee boots in beige.

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Scarf Simple

Dressing up a casual outfit with a Hermes Maxi Twilly cut scarf. H&M feather soft  jeggings and knit turtleneck sweater. Accessories are Chanel medium vanity case in nude, Hermes Couvertures et tenues Maxi Twilly silk and Valentino Rockstud ankle boots.

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Pairing a neutral monotone with classic black and white for this week’s post. H&M top, similar by Topshop at Nordstrom.  Zara pencil skirt, a similar style in red is online now.    Accessories are rabbit fur scarf,  Gucci Mormont bag and pearl belt.  Sam Edelman booties,  another pointy toe style can be found here.   Celine Shadow sunglasses.

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A little sunshine always helps to get through the gray winter days.  Recently, I picked up a pretty dose in New York City with this Chanel Spring Summer 2018 flap wallet. I plan to wear this piece as a wallet and a clutch since the grained calfskin is quite durable.    Plenty of storage for cards and change works for day …

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Yogurt Fruit Tart

I recently discovered this fruit tart recipe when asked to make dessert for a neighborhood party.    The crust is made from cashews and dates, just add some greek yogurt and decorate with fresh fruit. You will need: 1 1/2 cup unsalted cashews 17 Medjool dates vanilla greek yogurt fruit of your choice ( I used kiwi, clementines, strawberries, blackberries, …

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Bold Blue

Today’s post features bold blue accessories to liven up dreary winter days. Balmain leather double breasted blazer.   H&M metallic turtleneck top and feather soft jeggings (highly recommend). Accessories are Hermes Constance18 in blue electric and Sous L’egide de Mars cashmere shawl.  Valentino suede rockstud boots.

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Hearty Chicken Noodle Soup

Definitely made with LOVE, this hearty chicken soup will warm you up on a winter day.    Ingredients are: 5 lasagna noodles cooked al dente 2 large carrots 2 celery stalks 1/2 medium white onion 1 large garlic clove 1 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 quarts chicken stock 2 1/4 cups shredded chicken 1 tbsp chopped parsley While the lasagna …

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Frilled Suede

The rose pink frilled faux suede legging by Zara has been one of my go to pieces for this fall and winter, and now they are on sale for $19.99!     In a neutral rose, these Zara frilled leggings are super soft and add a touch of femininity to your look; grey turtleneck with pearl buttons also by Zara.  Faux fur vest from …

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Cropped faux fur

Add instant glam to your winter look with a cropped faux fur jacket.   Donna Salyers cropped red faux fur jacket.  Worn with H&M black knit turtleneck and faux leather leggings,   Accessories are Hermes black box Kelly 28, vintage charm gloves, and Nadia boots. Louis Vuitton Amber sunglasses.  

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