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Little Black Dress

A Friday night favorite, the little black dress. Black crepe dress is by Bar III; several years old.  Some current and on sale little black dresses by Bar III are the textured A line dress for $25.99 and pleated popover dress $36.99, both of which can be found at Macys.com.  ASOS also has a crepe dress with plunge neck on sale for $43.00.   …

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Summer Country

Feeling summer country vibes in leather shorts and fringed boots.     Brown leather shorts from last summer by Free People.  Current style from American Retro on is sale.   Blouse is by Zara, Romwe has a very similar blouse for only $16.99.   Boots are Aquazzura Sasha fringe in Cognac from Shopbop.com.   Saks Fifth Avenue has this same style in a new beige …

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Breakfast Popsicles

What a great way to start your Saturday than breakfast popsicles!  These are the healthy kind, made with greek yogurt and fruit.  Super simple and only a few ingredients required. You will need (for 4 popsicles) 1 1/4 cup vanilla greek yogurt 1 tablespoon milk 1 tablespoon agave sweetener 2 strawberries sliced 2 kiwis sliced The popsicle mold I used …

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Skater

A summer wardrobe staple is the fun and flirty skater skirt.    This Forever 21 skater skirt actually has hidden shorts; very comfy for warm temps.  Currently in stores for under $20.00, some other pretty skaters are the Floral Fancy skirt on sale for $12.99 and the Pleated watercolor floral skirt for $17.90. Fuchsia pink blouse (several years old) also from Forever21.com, here …

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Jacquard Jacket

A beautiful jacquard jacket with a slight touch of sheen is the feature of this Tuesday’s post. The jacquard weave jacket is from H&M, a current sale item in stores for $29.99.   Worn with Frame cropped jeans in white.    Accessories are Gianvito Rossi peep toe booties (from last summer), here’s a similar style from BCBGeneration.   Handbag is Hermes 35cm birkin in Etoupe …

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Target Twins

Mother-daughter Target twins in Cherokee denim shorts.  Cherokee girls’ embroidered denim shorts are $14.99 from Target; an XS for her, and XL  for me.   The embroidered detailing is colorful, and the soft, light wash make them perfect summer casual shorts.                       My daughter is wearing  Target Circo Katrina flip flops, as you can see she …

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Full Bloom Romper

Today’s post is a sale find from Ann Taylor Loft, the Full Bloom Romper.      Use code FIFTY on for 50% off of this romper, and also many other items currently on Loft.com.     Accessories are Jimmy Choo Lang sandals in Jazzberry (from last summer),  Neiman Marcus has the Lang sandal in Geranium  and several other colors on sale.   …

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Boss Lady

Ready to take on the world in Boss Lady pumps by Sophia Webster.     H&M textured peplum top in white, paired with Merona modern ankle pants from Target.  I enjoy wearing scarves to work, this one pictured is “Magic Kelly” by Hermes.        Accessories are Lady Dior medium bag in fuchsia, and Sophia Webster Boss Lady pumps in light pink patent.  Many sizes …

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DVF Favorite

Wearing one of my favorite summer blouses by DVF (Diane Von Furstenberg) this Friday.   It is several years old, purchased from eBay.   With a colorful floral print and peasant cut, this blouse has become of my warm weather staples.    A similar blouse by DVF is the Davi in floral silk, another nice lightweight option for summer.   The shorts …

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Asymmetrical

Today’s post features an asymmetrical peplum dress from BCBG. Alessandra asymmetrical peplum dress is current at BCBG and runs true to size.   Zippered back, ruffled peplum hem in front.  Worn with stone cluster waist belt  in color blue depths.         Accessories are Louboutin Pigalle 100 pumps,  Saint Laurent clutch  (leather version), and Ray Ban aviators.    

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