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Bows and Ruffles

All about bows and ruffles for a feminine touch to today’s post. Jacket, camisole, bag and brooch are Chanel.  Skirt is J Crew ( on sale- see link below).   Over the knee boots by Valentino.                                      This Chanel jacket is from …

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V neck

A most intriguing shoe is the V neck peeptoe bootie by Gianvito Rossi.   I initially ordered a lower heel height in metallic black, but I feel the higher heel gives this shoe more justice.   The V neck comes in many colors and in leather and suede.   I chose “Dust” in leather.   My size is 35.5 in …

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Under the Sea treats

Yesterday my daughter had a Kindergarten school party and I signed up to bring a snack.  After a bit of research I found these “Under the Sea” treats online and on Pinterest (a mother’s savior).  Prep and assembly took about 30 minutes, for 25 treats. You will need: mini bagels cream cheese blue food coloring Goldfish crackers broccoli florets (most …

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Envelope Clutch

This Thursday’s post features the Givenchy Antigona envelope clutch in silver.   Recently purchased at Bergdorf Goodman on sale for 50% off.   This clutch is super roomy, can easily hold a wallet, phone, keys, mirror and lipstick.   I ended up carrying it all last weekend, even to my kids’ tennis lessons (note I was a little more casual …

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Pink Rose

This Tuesday’s wristgame is a stack of pink and rose gold bracelets.   Adding a little edge with a spiked pave bracelet by Eddie Borgo, purchased from Neiman Marcus (see link below). Followed by a Cartier mini Love bracelet on a chain, and the Juste un Clou with diamond accents.  (The Juste un Clou runs a little small compared to …

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Golden Accents

Today’s post features a comfortable causal outfit with golden accents.                Cape with removable fur collar on sale at Nordstrom.  Boots are Givenchy, similar style in black suede with silver hardware can be found at Saks Fifth Avenue.  Hermes belt, Valentino glam lock bag, Gap jeans.  See below links for cape and boots. …

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Wrist Picks

  Wrist Picks of the week!  Click on image for details; enjoy!     Cheers to the new year! @sofidollnyc                Sparkle and shine @bubsfashiondiary   AP and Aston Martin @mrs.polly    Fresh water pearl party @hanni.55

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A Parisian motif this Friday with over the knee boots, a slitted skirt, and fur trimmed blazer.               Chloe boots, Zara skirt (current),  and blazer by Ann Taylor.

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Cappuccino and Camellia

  Today’s coffee shot is a cappuccino and Camellia rouge “wallet on a chain” by Chanel.  The WoC is handy as it can be carried as a wallet, or use the long chain to wear messenger style.   Boots are “Lowland” over the knee boots by Stuart Weitzman,  they are becoming one of my winter favorites in terms of comfort …

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Dress Up

          Belting a knee length tunic dress for today’s post Dress up.  H&M dress; belt and bracelet are Hermes collier de chien.  Tunic dresses can be work-friendly worn long, cinch with a belt for evenings out. Louboutin Pigalle 100mm from Saks Fifth Avenue.  I went with my true Louboutin size for these, which run very similar …

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