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Paisley Party Dress

Bold and bright in a paisley party dress by Ted Baker.   I recently hosted a Carpus Diem meet-up in NYC and this was my dress of choice.     This dress is called the Valeena Paisley toucan crossback , you can find it on sale for $179.99 at   Ted Baker sizing comes in 0,1,2,3,4, etc…..I found I was …

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Peasant romper

Casual boho vibes in a peasant romper by BCBG.   The Nancie peasant romper is currently available at BCBG in stores and online.   Button and tie closure in front and elastic waist make this cotton romper very comfortable.   Accessories are Givenchy Antigona envelope clutch in silver, new studded style at Matches Fashion.  Stuart Weitzman Fringie Fringe tall boot in black, in stock …

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Chanel Classy

Chanel classy in black and white with a touch of rouge.    Anthropologie dress from last spring, current striped options from Nordstrom, a dressy crepe Eliza J dress with fit and flare cut.   Also from Amazon, on sale, from Karen Kane.   Hat from Macy’s, many years old, Jeanne Simmons has a lovely black and white hat, and Free People also with crochet detail. Accessories are Chanel …

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Summer to Autumn

Seasons change from Summer to Autumn in a white shift and ankle boots.     Sofee lace shift dress on sale at BCBG and Saks Fifth Avenue.   I sized down one size as this dress has a roomy fit.    Accessories are Van Cleef and Arpels malachite pendant necklace, beautiful short clover choker by St Laurent at Farfetch.  Hermes Craie 30cm …

Carpus DiemSummer to Autumn
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Triangle Cut

Night on the town with a triangle mini and laser cut booties.     Black drape top by Forever21, Nordstrom has a High Low blouse with similar cut.   Tribal skirt by Rachel Rachel Roy, another tribal pattern is on sale for 50% off at Macy’s. Accessories are Hermes 28 black box Kelly and black collier de chien bracelet.   Tom Ford Anouk sunglasses, …

Carpus DiemTriangle Cut
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Craie and Gray

Craie and Gray with a pop of color for today’s outfit post. Top and slacks both by H&M.   Similar blouses also from H&M are on sale for $12.  Romwe also has an orange blouse on sale for less than $15.   I cropped the slacks and added front slits.     Accessories are Gianvito Rossi V neck booties in Dust, on sale at Neiman Marcus. …

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End of Summer Shorts

Celebrating the end of summer in metallic shorts and a chiffon top.     Top and shorts are both several years old.   Floral chiffon top by Diane Von Furstenberg, some flowy tops currently offered by DVF are the Kora top in dragon fruit pink and the Adria in black and white.   Silver shorts are from Old Navy, here are some similar …

Carpus DiemEnd of Summer Shorts
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Today’s Medallion post features vintage jewels mixed with fit and flare fashion.   Zara top is from last summer, similar flutter sleeve tank by Cynthia Steffe CECE at Nordstrom.   Flare skirt by Clover Canyon, current ruffled hem skirt by same designer available at Neiman Marcus. v  Accessories are Hermes vintage black box Kelly in 28cm (size 32 on the Real Real),  vintage medallion …

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September Statement

Starting September in statement accessories and bright colors. Chiffon blouse by Forever 21 from last spring, black and cream colors now available online.  Target has a mint green chiffon blouse on sale for $18.74.  BCBG bodycon pencil skirt in citron yellow, current colors available are dark fatigue, burnt poppy, Gardenia (white), and black.  This skirt hugs in all the right places and has a good length for being quite …

Carpus DiemSeptember Statement