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Winter Sparkle

~~Winter Sparkle~~ For festive celebrations this time of year, sequins add some winter sparkle.   This mini-skirt by H&M and Forever 21 faux fur jacket are both currently in stores.   Accessories are Chanel Dubai collection cuff and vintage flap.   Nude Louboutin Pigalle Plato 100mm heels, Tom Ford Anouk sunglasses.

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Tiffany Hearts

  ~~Tiffany Hearts~~ One of the classic collections from Tiffany & Co are the “Return to Tiffany” hearts.  These bracelets come in all metals, pearls, and onyx.  Originally introduced in 1969 as a tribute to the 5th Avenue flagship store, the Tiffany hearts have become one of the most recognizable symbols in designer jewelry to date.

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Smart Dressing

~~Smart Dressing~~ Adding a bit of intelligence with Ray Ban glasses to the winter attire today.  Purple coat by J Crew,  from winter 2013.   Accessories are Hermes and Christian Louboutin Iriza pumps.

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Wrist Picks

~~Wrist Picks of the Week~~ Here are this week’s Wrist Picks! Click on the thumbnail image for details; enjoy!

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Take Flight

  ~~Take flight~~ I ordered these black patent Sophia Webster Flutura heels specifically for my 11th wedding anniversary date-night last August.   They are such a whimsical shoe, you can’t help but smile when you put them on.    Because of this, they have become one of my preferred party shoes of the season.   Above is a small pictorial …

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Urban Cowgirl

~~Urban Cowgirl~~ Eye catching, comfortable, and cozy is how I would describe this sweater coat by Rachel Rachel Roy.  The pattern is quite versatile,  with a western feel,  so I chose to pair with Aquazzura fringe boots for an urban cowgirl look.  Aquazzura boots are current at Saks.  Gap distressed denim, American Apparel t shirt, and Rachel Rachel Roy sweater …

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Gobblers

~~Gobblers~~ It’s day three past Thanksgiving and you still have leftover turkey!   Here are some Panini recipes on how to get the most out of your remaining turkey.   I use a Hamilton Beach panini maker, it’s also great for quesadillas. Turkey Apple Panini Use Italian bread, thinly sliced Granny Smith apples, turkey, and cheddar cheese.   Prep according …

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Wild Things

~~Wild Things~~ Taking a walk on the wild side today with touches of leopard.   Boots by Giuseppe Zanotti.   Skirt and headband are from Anthropologie; H&M top, vintage belt.  Valentino Rockstud sunglasses.   Jewelry by Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels.

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