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Colored Fur Parka

Braving the snow with a cozy fur parka.   Army green blue fur parka from eBay.   Topshop Nordstrom black skinny jeans. Accessories are Chanel velvet flap,  Joie blue suede over knee boots, and studded black leather gloves.

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Blush Ivory

Color mix of blush tones and ivory for this Wednesday’s fashion post.     Long textured weave coat and beige ribbed glittery turtleneck (on sale) for $17.99,  both available at H&M. Nordstrom Topshop jeans, see Mavi for similar style. Accessories are Stuart Weitzman Highland boots in Bordeaux.  Hermes Paperoles cashmere shawl and 30cm Birkin in Craie.  

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Fur Trimmed Blazer

Casual Friday in a fox fur trimmed blazer.   Fox fur trimmed blazer by Ann Taylor (older), Smythe has a current option on sale in grey, also with a removable collar.   Forever21 dark wash skinny jeans.   Accessories are Hermes 18cm Picotin in gold, and Louboutin suede and leather ankle boots.

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Metallic Moto

Futuristic details on a typical biker pant for today’s metallic moto post.   Biker pants in silver from Zara.   H&M grey knit sweater with bell sleeves now on sale for $14.99.   Accessories are Hermes Marwari shawl and Bambou Kelly Pochette.   Chanel chain peep toe booties and vintage fur hat.

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A vintage Audemars Piguet Moonphase timepiece with some edgy accessories for today’s wrist pick.    Audemars Piguet Moonphase Royal Oak worn with Vita Fede mini titan bracelet in matte black/gold from Shopbop, and Valentino Rockstud driving gloves available at Nordstrom.    The AP Moonphase is a 36mm 18k yellow gold case surrounding an ivory dial. Functions include hours, minutes, day, date and moon phase.

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Blue Velvet

Velvet is a super hot shoe and boot trend this season, today’s post features a beautiful blue over the knee boot by ASOS.    ASOS Kingdom blue velvet over the knee boots now on sale at a great price of $41.50.   Living in the Northeast it is not practical to invest a lot of money in a velvet boot; these fit …

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Cape Coat

The Zara cape coat is a blend of old classic plaid with modern cut.    No longer in stores;  some similar options are by Shelli Segal and with a fur collar Eliza J, both available at Nordstrom.   Skinny pants by Topshop. Accessories are Hermes 42mm Constance belt and 28cm black box kelly.   Valentino rockstud ankle boots, similar rockstuds in stock at Neiman Marcus.   Vintage black conductor hat.   …

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Holiday Bright

Holiday bright in gem colors for this festive time of year.    H&M cold shoulder top in green with bell sleeves worn with the very popular faux leather leggings from the same brand.   Accessories are Anthropologie sequined beanie (several years old) with Chanel crystal brooch,  Hermes Sous l’egide de Mars cashmere shawl,  Chanel blue velvet flap and chain peep toe booties.  

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Brie, Currants and Honey

‘Tis the season for entertaining!  This brie, currant, and honey cheese plate is perfect for those expected or last minute guests.   Brie, a handful of currants (in the raisin section at the grocery; look for the orange box), a couple tablespoons of honey and petite toasts are all that’s needed for a pretty presentation.      Decorative plate currently …

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Ruffle sleeves

Cool winter greys for today’s fashion post.    H&M ruffle sleeved blouse, currently in stores.  Another option here.   Zara faux leather leggings, Nordstrom has many styles including pretty grey by Trouve.    Accessories are custom Himalayan belt and Hermes 30cm birkin.   Christian Louboutin Iriza pumps in silver, Neiman Marcus has many colors and sizes of Iriza in stock.  

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