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Wrist Picks

This week’s wrist picks features one of the most popular watches on Instagram, the Rolex!  @mrsastyle keeping it classy wearing a yellow gold Day Date.   business savvy @fashion_lawyer with a beautiful chocolate dial.  golden Daytona and tan @ozimkova. @alaalatas is blanc brilliant in a diamond Datejust.

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Gold Foil

TGIF dress up in a flowy gold foil skirt and vintage fur jacket.        The fur jacket is vintage, purchased from eBay. Belt by BCBG. Gold foil skirt from Anthropologie.  I have worn this skirt for several dressy occasions this winter; I do think it will look nice with a plain white tee this summer for a more …

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Earth Tones

A cozy sweater dress and over the knee boots for today’s look inspired by earth tones. Dress and beanie hat from H&M.   Over the knee boots by Stuart Weitzman.   This OTK boot style is called Hitest, with a very comfortable low stacked heel.   I purchased this olive suede pair from eBay.  Here is a link for same …

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Blueberry Parfait

A blueberry parfait is a delicious and healthy way to start the day.   The ingredients are as follows: 12 ounce bag of frozen blueberries 12 ounces vanilla greek yogurt (divided between two bowls) granola 4 ounces of fresh blueberries Heat the frozen blueberries over medium heat with three tablespoons of water.  Cook and stir occasionally until a sauce is …

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Rouge with Grey

Rouge with grey this Saturday.       Vest and denim from H&M.   Hermes Kelly 35cm and Zebra Pegasus cashmere scarf. Quilted boots by Chanel, purchased from Saks Fifth Avenue last winter.    

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Python PVC

Exotic skins are here to stay as seen in these classic python pvc pumps by Gianvito Rossi.   These were recently purchased from Neiman Marcus (see link below).   I went with my true shoe size, and feel Gianvito Rossi are pretty comfortable for the heel height of 4 inches….                    …

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My mother handed down this beloved wool coat to me several years ago.   She added the faux fur detailing, and I think it really adds a dramatic touch.  This coat is over 45 years old, can’t go wrong with great quality.  I plan to pass it along to my daughter as well.             Combine …

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Chanel Armcandy

CCcertified this Thursday in Chanel black and white armcandy. Pearl bracelet was purchased last year from eBay. and white one found here….    Importedfashionhouse is known to sell authentic Chanel items, but always a good idea to get authenticated first. Crystal cuff from Neiman Marcus,  Chanel striped boy bag from Saks Fifth Avenue.           …

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Marant and Macchiato

Comfortable Isabel Marant kicks and a hot macchiato this Tuesday. Isabel Marant started the trend of wedge sneakers several years ago.   The velcro closures make these perfect for travel, and as a woman on the petite side, I am very fond of the hidden wedge.                   This style is called Bekett, …

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Winter Pastel

A winter pastel theme for today’s post of white jeans, over the knee boots, and soft colors.  I usually stick to the “no  white after Labor Day” rule,  but this year I am finding it is quite refreshing to wear white year round. Sweater coat from Macy’s, Forever21 white distressed denim, and Stuart Weitzman Highland over the knee boots in …

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