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Holiday Cape

~~Holiday Cape~~ I enjoy shopping on eBay, so many vintage and unique finds offered as seen with this cape I recently purchased. The detailing is fantastic and pairs nicely with holiday reds. Getting into the Christmas sprit today wearing a cape, faux leather pants, and Valentino rouge rockstuds. Accessories are Hermes gloves and Chanel vintage cuff.

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~~Bejeweled~~ The most difficult decision when purchasing Manolo Hangisi bejeweled pumps is what color to buy. Made famous by the movie “Sex in the City,” this beloved pump is quite versatile for a satin shoe as I have worn mine with distressed boyfriend jeans, leather pants, and dresses. They are quite comfortable for a 4 inch heel, and the detailing …

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Seeing Spots

~~Seeing Spots~~ Seeing spots this Wednesday with leather and leopard accents.   Faux leather power shoulder jacket from eBay, trousers by Zara.    Louis Vuitton Stephen Sprouse leopard scarf and kitten heels by Giuseppe Zanotti.  Vintage Chanel jumbo flap bag.

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Winter Sparkle

~~Winter Sparkle~~ For festive celebrations this time of year, sequins add some winter sparkle.   This mini-skirt by H&M and Forever 21 faux fur jacket are both currently in stores.   Accessories are Chanel Dubai collection cuff and vintage flap.   Nude Louboutin Pigalle Plato 100mm heels, Tom Ford Anouk sunglasses.

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Smart Dressing

~~Smart Dressing~~ Adding a bit of intelligence with Ray Ban glasses to the winter attire today.  Purple coat by J Crew,  from winter 2013.   Accessories are Hermes and Christian Louboutin Iriza pumps.

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Take Flight

  ~~Take flight~~ I ordered these black patent Sophia Webster Flutura heels specifically for my 11th wedding anniversary date-night last August.   They are such a whimsical shoe, you can’t help but smile when you put them on.    Because of this, they have become one of my preferred party shoes of the season.   Above is a small pictorial …

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Urban Cowgirl

~~Urban Cowgirl~~ Eye catching, comfortable, and cozy is how I would describe this sweater coat by Rachel Rachel Roy.  The pattern is quite versatile,  with a western feel,  so I chose to pair with Aquazzura fringe boots for an urban cowgirl look.  Aquazzura boots are current at Saks.  Gap distressed denim, American Apparel t shirt, and Rachel Rachel Roy sweater …

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Wild Things

~~Wild Things~~ Taking a walk on the wild side today with touches of leopard.   Boots by Giuseppe Zanotti.   Skirt and headband are from Anthropologie; H&M top, vintage belt.  Valentino Rockstud sunglasses.   Jewelry by Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels.

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Black Friday

~~Black Friday~~ Black Friday in black Chanel accessories.   Chanel brooches can be worn in so many creative ways besides at the lapel.  I have seen them worn at the hip, on hats, and even pinned on tweed bags.    The lace top is Forever21, with brooch pinned at hip;  J Brand Vera waxed trousers.   Chanel necklace, brooch, and …

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~~Bordeaux~~ Mixing Bordeaux with mink grey for today’s autumn themed outfit post.  Blouse by Anthropologie, currently available in stores.  Vest is from Macy’s,  several years old.  Zara faux leather trousers and Valentino Rockstud boots are both current.  Chanel sunglasses.

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