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$9.99 dress

Mixing high and low with a red floral $9.99 dress.   H&M red floral dress worn with BCBG (older) white lace blazer.   Accessories are Chloe Isidora rose gold sunglasses, Chanel medium vanity case in beige, and Gianvito Rossi plexi pump in white.

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Floral Romper

Embracing the latest warming trend in a breezy floral romper.    Forever 21 floral romper in black, see also a pretty lace up in orange. Accessories are Hermes 3ocm himalayan birkin,  horn necklace, and Krystal sandals in taupe.

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Floral Shorts

Anything but mellow in a pair of floral shorts by Ann Taylor.    Ann Taylor Loft floral rivera shorts, now on sale for $39.99.  Loft has a wide variety of unique and colorful shorts for summer.   Hot pink blouse, see similar at Nordstrom.   Accessories are Valentino medium glam lock bag and Manolo floral sandals,  visit Neiman Marcus for the Tandi sandal on sale by Gianvito Rossi.

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Pink Pops

Spring greenery with pink pops of color.    Old Navy green blouse, similar here.  H&M slim fit pants in black. Accessories are Sophia Webster Boss Lady patent pumps, many sizes available at Saks Fifth Avenue;  Chanel pink velvet small boy bag.

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Katalina Chiffon

Spring vibes in a breezy yellow chiffon dress by BCBG.    BCBG Katalina dress in yellow, now on sale for $88.99.   Zara floral blazer.    Accessories are Hermes 18cm gold picotin and Louboutin nude Iriza pump many sizes available at Neiman Marcus.

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Spring Brights

Celebrating the arrival of Spring weather in a colorful and bright look.    Nordstrom Trouve cold shoulder top,  Frame cropped white denim. Accessories are Hermes Oracle sandals,  Lady Dior multicolored medium bag, and vintage gold medallion.  

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Maxi Twilly Cut

This Friday’s post features the Maxi Twilly Cut, a new shorter length oblong scarf by Hermes.   Maybe even more versatile than the original Maxi Twilly, this 8″x 63″ scarf can be worn many ways from bow tied to dramatically draped.    Pictured above is the Coup de Fouet au Bloc.  I chose this springtime colorway for Easter church services and …

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Blazer and Jeans

Dressing up a pair of skinny jeans with a structured blazer.    Double breasted Balmain blazer, H&M feather soft jeggings.   Very soft and comfortable, highly recommend this style by H&M;  they do run a little small, you may need to  size up one size.     Accessories are Louboutin Iriza d’orsay pump in nude, Hermes 29cm medor clutch, and Tom Ford cat eye sunglasses.  

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Princetown Brocade

Cool and comfy in Gucci Princetown slides.    Gucci Princetown Brocade slides are currently available at Saks Fifth Avenue, with sizing running true.   Metallic detailing and gold horsebit hardware make this sleek shoe a colorful pop to most any outfit.   I have worn these several times, including to work, and am very pleased with the support & fit not to …

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Tangerine

Good Friday in a classy power skirt and ruffled jacket.    Nordstrom Topshop ruffle crop jacket in white, BCBG tangerine power skirt.    White camisole by 14th and Union. Accessories are Louboutin tie and dye pumps,  Explotek is a funky summer multicolor shoe also by same designer. Lady dior medium multicolored bag and Chanel cat eye sunglasses.  

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