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Chanel strass

A touch of sparkle with a whole lot of color makes the Chanel strass collection one of my favorites this season. I purchased the brooch first and have worn it numerous times, the color mix is quite versatile.        Below is the Chanel strass charm bracelet which looks beautiful alone or stacked.  The brooch and bracelet are currently …

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25 dollar midi dress

This Friday’s post is a 25 dollar floral midi dress in stretch jersey. I recently purchased this Club L floral midi dress from ASOS.  There are still several sizes left; I went with a EU 8 which I find is equivalent to a US 6.  Tonight I’m planning on wearing this dress to a function at my son’s new school (he is …

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Marisol Maxi

Today’s feature is a graphic dress in a flowy, floor sweeping silhouette called the Marisol Maxi. The SB by Sachin and Babi Marisol Maxi dress is available at Anthropologie and is currently on sale for $129.95        I went with my true dress size and am wearing a 3.5 inch wedge for length reference.   This maxi could be …

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Watches and Wriststacks

Check out these fully stacked watches and wriststacks for this Sunday’s feature!  A very good day with @fairygoodday in AP and Van Cleef.   Shine bright in Franck Muller and Valentino @CherryQuillwitch extraordinary armstack from @theordinarysusan  Milgauss Hapi-ness Rolex and Hermes combo @italianfashionista      

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Neons

Starting off a long holiday weekend in Neons.     Anthropologie lace top (sold out),  the Pina top is has a beautifully detailed hemline, also from Anthro.   Stretchy distressed skinny jeans by Forever21 come in a variety of colors.   Neon yellow from last summer.   Forever21.com is offering free shipping for all orders over $50.00 USD and special 30% off selected items …

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Culotte Jumpsuit

Who would have thought the combination of culottes and a jumpsuit would make such a versatile (and very comfortable) outfit?     While researching the culotte trend, I found ASOS.com has a nice selection of well priced culottes.  This is the Girls on Film petite silky culotte jumpsuit on sale for $47.00.  Runs in European sizing so I sized up one from …

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Suiting

Not just for men anymore, the pants suit is a classic staple for the modern business woman. This suit is from H&M, which carries a variety of suiting options at good pricing.   The fitted jacket is for $34.95, suit pants are $29.95 both in light beige.      I asked my tailor to crop the pants and add a front slit for a …

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Openleaf

This Friday’s post features a beautifully designed summer sandal by Stuart Weitzman called The Openleaf. Pricing at $498, a heel height of 3.5 inches, and the comfort Stuart Weitzman is known for, can’t go wrong with this sandal.     The Openleaf comes in 3 colors: Silver Cipria, Iris Suede, and Trebol Suede, which is the green pictured above.  I went …

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Red Roses

Our warm weather has left us for a few days, which gave me the opportunity to wear this red roses sweater skirt from last winter.                Briar skirt by Anthropologie (sold out), this Dolce & Gabbana roses skirt is still available.  Scalloped jacket is from last season but a similar BCBC cropped black jacket is current and on sale. …

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Office days

Today’s post is an example of I what wear on my clinic and office days. Jeanne chiffon top by BCBG, on sale in white and black on BCBG.com.   The flowy hi-low cut adds drama to this pretty simple outfit.              The trousers are from Target (last summer),  modern ankle trousers are the current style. Accessories …

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