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ColorFull Armcandy

Today’s colorfull armcandy is a combination of rope bracelets and bangles with gold accents.   Monet gold bangles purchased from Macy’s.  Hermes Astrologie and jade Caleche enamel bangles.                  Tai crystal (top) and Chan Luu rope bracelets both from ColorFull armcandy close up.

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Fur Collar

             One of my most luxurious accessories is this fur collar purchased from Saks Fifth Avenue. Adding dimension with leather and an ombre tunic for today’s post. Outfit details: mixed media trousers by BCBG, Gap black v-neck sweater, and Forever 21 ombre tunic sweater.  Accessories are mink fur collar, grey Chanel mini flap, and Azzedine …

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2 degrees

~~It’s 2 degrees somewhere~~ Well, actually here! My son and I spent the morning at the conservatory warming ourselves up both physically and visually. (Just in case you don’t believe me ) Palm trees and orchids, help thaw us out a bit….      My son’s favorite, the train set up.  And “hey, where did Santa go??”        …

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First Snow

~~First Snow~~ Yesterday we had our first real snow of winter. While I am not a big fan of cold weather, it creates another season for coats, boots, and scarves. Being chic in wintertime is a challenge, but there are some creative ways to dress up your winter accessories. I got to try out my new boot cuffs, hand knitted …

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~~Ladylike~~ Essentially ladylike in pearls and a structured bag. As I get older, I’m finding that I gravitate toward smaller bags like this Lady Dior. Adding a touch of whimsy with a tulle skirt by Anthropologie.   and BCBG leather shirt. Accessories are Chanel pearl boots and necklace. Lady Dior medium bag, Prada sunglasses.    

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Wrist Picks

~~Wrist Picks~~ Here are this week’s Wrist Picks!  Click on the thumbnail image for details.  Looking forward to sharing more amazing arm candy in 2015!

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~~Letters~~ A mix of letters for today’s outfit post. Over the knee “Lowland” boots by Stuart Weitzman. These boots are unbelievably comfortable and keep your legs quite warm. Jeans and blouse by Forever21. BCBG suede draped vest. Accessories are Louis Vuitton Alma bag and denim shawl. Hermes & Tiffany bracelets. The black fur beret is an heirloom from my …

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