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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….  http://www.neimanmarcus.com/Gianvito-Rossi-Python-Cap-Toe-Pump-Gray-gianvito-rossi-python/prod177400034___/p.prod?icid=&searchType=MAIN&rte=%252Fsearch.jsp%253FN%253D0%2526Ntt%253Dgianvito%252Brossi%252Bpython%2526_requestid%253D294080&eItemId=prod177400034&cmCat=search                    …

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Beloved

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.    ..black and white one found here….http://www.ebay.com/itm/AUTHENTIC-CHANEL-WHITE-PEARL-BLACK-CC-LOGO-DANGLE-CHARM-GOLD-BRACELET-NEW-/251814206047?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3aa14bda5f.    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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