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Buscemi Kicks

Perfect for the weekend, a cool and comfy sneaker by Buscemi.    Buscemi is available at Neiman Marcus in several colors and styles.  If you prefer color, this coral pair would also be perfect for spring and summer.   I sized down a half size in these, designer sneakers can run on the large side.   This high-top has a key & padlock …

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Aztec

This Thursday’s post features a full Aztec look with pops of color.    Zara mint Aztec jacket and matching longhorn necklace, Forever21 white contemporary skinny jeans.   BCBG Raychel assymetrical top (from last summer). .  Accessories are Tom Ford Anouk cat eye sunglasses, Hermes orange jige, and a fun & funky shoe by Schutz; the Donna beaded sandal.  This shoe is available from Saks Fifth Avenue, runs true to size and …

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Coachella Style

Since it’s the last weekend of the trendiest festival of the year, here are some of my favorite picks from the “H&M Loves Coachella” collection.    The fringed skirt comes in a pretty shade of red, suitable for a night out or by the beach.   The material is imitation suede with a hint of stretch.  I found this collection to run …

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Tropicale

Feels almost tropicale lately, wearing some color to embrace the warm weather.      BCBG Pavel knit power skirt in Gardenia, also comes in navy; both items are 25% off at checkout.  The power skirt has a snug fit but also a nice amount of stretch to make it comfortable in warm temps.   H&M  3/4 sleeve chiffon blouse in orange. Accessories are Hermes Macumba …

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Wraparound

This Sunday’s feature is the wraparound leather sandal from Zara, at great pricing for $109.00.    This sandal runs true to size; pictured is a size 36.  The heel height is just under 4.5 inches, and has a zippered back for easy take on/off.  I wore them for several hours, and am pleased to report there was minimal discomfort.  Check …

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Military Vest

Enjoying the Spring weather (finally!) in a military vest with beautifully detailed pockets.   This vest was one of my first purchases of off Instagram, find more custom pieces like this at @ZDSUZANI.   The Pleioine vest and Harlowe & Graham (both at Nordstrom) are two army green vests if you prefer a more neutral look.  Topshop Joni high rise skinny jeans.  Forever21 peach blouse, current …

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Denim Days

April denim days in shades of blue.   H&M navy biker jacket, current options are linen and premium leather both in light beige.  GAP  1969  destructed best girl friend jeans.   Accessories are Gucci cat eye sunglasses.   Hermes tri color 32cm Kelly bag and Couvertures et tenues du jour giant silk.   Jimmy Choo Mysen boots now on sale at Saks Fifth Avenue, more sizes in black (also on sale) …

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Jumpsuit

Suited for work or play is this navy jumpsuit from ASOS.   Navy blue jumpsuit from ASOS, current options are  wrap front,  open back,  and lightweight fabric all of which are on sale. Shoes are Christian Louboutin Pigalle Plato, Bergdorf Goodman has the Pigalle in nude in many sizes.   Under the Waves 90cm silk scarf and orange jige by Hermes.  Tom Ford Anouk cat eye sunglasses.

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