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Joggers

Joggers are definitely a trend, but at least a comfortable trend!  I wasn’t sure they were for me, but after I tried a few pair on I decided to take the plunge.  I usually have luck when looking for the latest trends at Forever21.com (or in store) as I did with these joggers for $19.99 crepe drawstring joggers is the style name.    …

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Fresh Flowers

Nothing says Spring more than fresh flowers bursting with color. The Eufida floral sandal by Manolo Blahnik just says “spring is here” with a minimal design, bright colors, and touch of sparkle.     This Manolo can be found at NeimanMarcus.com.    I ordered a half size down as Manolo fits large on me.       Such a versatile sandal …

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Summer Cardigan

A light-weight gauze summer cardigan is great layering piece to keep the evening chill away.   I own a shorter version that I have worn for many years; this long cardigan will add an airy feel to any outfit.     The “Early Sun” cardigan can be found at Anthropologie.  Link here..http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/product/clothes-sweaters-cardigans/4113087977544.jsp#/.  I went with a small.   With an …

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Neoprene

Yes, you read right, this is the same stuff that one wears scuba diving.   Who would have thought neoprene would make such a fabulous composition for clothing?   It is wrinkle-free, and hugs the body in all the right places. This dress is by Clover Canyon, which makes not only dresses, but skirts and tops out of neoprene.   …

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Macrame

Enjoying the first weeks of Spring in an outfit from BCBG.       This is the Kyla A-line long sleeve dress in Haze from BCBG.   I purchased this dress for travel, as it is lightweight and can easily fold into your suitcase without wrinkling.   The zippered back and fishnet detailing add a nice touch, with flats can be …

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Shredded

Bringing back the 80’s in some shredded denim. Here are a couple pair from Forever21.com that won’t shred your wallet!  Both under $30. This style is called “Destroyed Low-Rise Jeans”  and pricing is $29.90.  They are very soft and comfortable, I didn’t want them too baggy so just sized down one from my regular denim size.     This below …

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Painted Skirt

Anthropologie never fails to produce some of the prettiest skirt designs of the season.   My daughter had a poetry reading at school yesterday, so I choose to wear something bright and colorful to support her.     Blazer by H&M, fuchsia blouse from Forever21, both from last summer.    The skirt is called “Painter’s Palette” from Anthropologie found here….http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/product/4120348694556.jsp?cm_vc=SEARCH_RESULTS#/. …

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Arugula Mix

This simple Arugula salad has the perfect mix of spicy and citrus.   It is very presentable for guests and easy to make. For the salad you will need: Arugula lettuce Sliced Avocado Blackberries Marcona Almonds (Trader Joe’s offers Marcona Almonds with Rosemary that are delicious) Plate the salad and chill while making the homemade citrus dressing.   For the …

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Breezy

April breezy this Tuesday in Zara. Floral top and bordeaux faux leather trousers are both from Zara.   Green puffy vest by Old Navy ( a few seasons old). Gianvito Rossi booties in dust are available from Neiman Marcus.  http://www.neimanmarcus.com/Gianvito-Rossi-Leather-V-Neck-Peep-Toe-Bootie-Dust-Gianvito-Rossi/prod173850426_cat47850739__/p.prod?icid=&searchType=EndecaDrivenCat&rte=%252Fcategory.jsp%253FitemId%253Dcat47850739%2526pageSize%253D30%2526No%253D0%2526refinements%253D&eItemId=prod173850426&cmCat=product.   This is a chic and comfortable transition bootie from season to season.   Handbag is Hermes Birkin in Celeste, …

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Chanel Wrist Picks

A most CCcertified Sunday featuring some amazing Chanel Wrist Picks and a mother daughter combo from @medicineinstyle and @emystyleicon!    designated CC driver @medicineinstyle    Spring armcandy from @pinkydream1    pretty in pearls @passionandobsession   @emystyleicon electric blues

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