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Pink Pom Pom

~~Pink Pom Pom~~ A fuchsia pink pom pom skirt is the essence of today’s post.  Skirt by Anthropologie, H&M top.   Accessories are Christian Louboutin Pivichic heels,  Van Cleef & Arpels bracelet, and Yves St Laurent Cassandre clutch.  Miu Miu Rasoir glasses.

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~~Cropped~~ The majority of jeans and trousers I buy are too long (I’m 5’4″), so I have them cropped.   This gives me more versatility with flats, heels, and ankle boots.   The above leather trousers are AG, blouse by Forever 21.  Accessories are Hermes Lalbhai silk, Tom Ford glasses, and ankle boots by Balmain.

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~~Equestrian~~ Valentino Rockstud knee boots, Gap trousers, and a wool blazer (with removable fur collar) by Ann Taylor complete this equestrian look.   Accessories are Hermes and Tom Ford.

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Floral with a Pop

~~Floral with a Pop~~ Printed trousers are one my favorite clothing items for work and off-days.   I should have bought a couple pair of these florals by Anthropologie;  I wear them so often, the color is starting to fade!  The blouse is Macy’s INC, Valentino Rockstud heels, worn with a Chanel gold mini flap and J Crew necklace.  Sunglasses …

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Grey Days

~~Grey Days~~ During Fall and Winter bright color palettes take a backseat to the greys.  For this outfit, I paired chocolate browns and shades of grey.  The blouse is by Joie (several years old); leather skirt from Banana Republic currently in stores.  Aquazzura Amazon lace up sandals are also current, purchased from Moda Operandi.   Accessories are Hermes (clutch, necklace, …

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Going Green

~~ Going Green ~~ Van Cleef & Arpels malachite green and distressed jeans. Draped blouse is from Topshop at Nordstrom.   Denim is Rue La La; I purchase most of my jeans from high street shops.  The pricing and fit are good, and you can buy the latest trends without breaking the bank.   This bag is a Valentino Glam …

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The Blues- Hat & Shoes

~~ The Blues- Hat &  Shoes ~~ ‘Tis the season for beanies and hats; this navy wool Fedora is from Forever21, and currently in stores.   Shoes are Manolo Hangisi, Gap trousers, Forever21 blouse; worn with a Hermes shawl and Charlotte Olympia zodiac (Aquarius) clutch.

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Moto Stripes

A moto jacket can add edge to any outfit.  This jacket is by BCBG, worn with a slip dress from Free People; both purchased this past summer.   Accessories are Chanel sunglasses & boy bag with stripes, shoes by Azzedine Alaia, Hermes chaine d’ ancre necklace.

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Gold Gladiators

These Stuart Weitzman gold gladiators from Nordstrom were one of my summer go to sandals.  Perfect to make a simple outfit pop.  I found them very comfortable, and the fact that they zip on and off made them a great choice for traveling, although they did cause some (positive) commotion at airport TSA!  The shorts and clutch are Anthropologie; top …

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Purple Suede Skirt

  An all-year-round splash of color. This purple suede skirt is from H&M, worn with Gianvito Rossi bi-color pvc heels and BCBG jacket, all purchased this past summer.  The accessories are Hermes, Rolex, Eddie Borgo, and Cartier.  Sunglasses by Chanel.

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