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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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Balmain Blue

Friday blues in a Balmain structured blazer.    Balmain tweed blazer in sky blue, many other colors available at Neiman Marcus.   This blazer runs small, size up one size from normal.   Strong shoulders and slim waist make this fitted blazer a definite year round staple.  Forever 21 high waist skinny jeans in light denim.    Accessories are vintage Chanel gold flap and Christian Louboutin gold …

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Marina Boots

Last days of March and it’s still chilly enough for boots.     On of my favorite boots this season is the Marina by Cole Haan, now on sale 50% off.   Black suede over the knee style with a with a heel height of 3.5 inches, this boot can be worn day to night with skirts, jeans, or leggings.   Leather …

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Retro cool in Ray Ban Clubmaster sunglasses.     This futuristic style of Ray Ban Clubmaster aluminum with copper mirror is currently in stock at Macy’s.   For a more retro feel visit ASOS for the original style.   Either way you have an urban cool pair of sunglasses with Ray Ban quality and design.    

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Full Length

A full length fur vest will keep you luxuriously warm during this latest cold spell.    H&M cold shoulder top and faux leather leggings.  Full length mink vest. Accessories are Hermes 29 Medor clutch in chocolate box, horn necklace and Nadia mid calf boots.   Prada cat eye sunglasses.  

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Ladies Pocket Watch

It’s not just for the gents, a pocket watch can make a chic accessory and keep you punctual at the same time (no pun intended!).   This American Waltham pocket watch belonged to my great aunt Edith, and was recently gifted to me by my mother.    To add to the femininity, this watch has a diamond moon & stars …

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Perfectly Nude

Understated and sexy in a perfectly nude pump by Christian Louboutin.   Louboutin Iriza pump in Nude leather available now at Neiman Marcus.   I sized 1/2 size down from my true size for this shoe.  A classic 100mm design with d’orsay cut gives this pump day to night versatility.   Neiman’s also has several other colors in leather, and also in suede.  …

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Cienega Boots

Funky Friday in Cienega over the knee boots by Jeffrey Campbell.    H&M sweetheart ribbed top and Zara A line mini skirt in Ecru. Accessories are Hermes 90cm silk scarf and Bambou Kelly Pochette.   Valentino sunglasses.

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No 5

Ready for a night out in a metallic top and Chanel No 5 Minaudiere clutch.   BCBG Valari metallic top with bell sleeves, now on sale.   American Apparel faux leather leggings. Accessories are Chanel No 5 Minaudiere,  Sergio Rossi crystal lace up booties, and Louis Vuitton Amber cat eye sunglasses.

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Fingerless Fur

Fingerless fur gloves are a luxe accessory to brave the cold weather.    Some of my current favorites are La Fiorentina (brown, pictured above) on sale at Neiman Marcus, and Jocelyn. The blue rabbit fur are a pretty color pop to a neutral outfit,  currently found at Bloomingdales for $70. Pin a Chanel brooch on for a little sparkle, or wear as cuffs, as seen …

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