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Valentino Ankle Boots

~~Valentino Ankle Boots~~ Black & patent, lace, and bow ankle boots are from past seasons; Bordeaux Rockstuds are current.   The black patent and bow boots both have heel heights of about 70mm, hence more office friendly.  The Rockstuds and lace are reserved for nights out.

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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

~~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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Wrist Picks

Here are this week’s Wrist Picks!  Click on thumbnail image for details; enjoy!

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Tai Bracelets

~~Tai Bracelets~~ Stone bracelets by Tai not only have a  great price point (average retail $100), they stack effortlessly with designer and fine jewelry.  The cords are adjustable and feeling is featherlight.  Neiman Marcus, Shopbop, and Amazon are a few of the distributors.  Tai has become one of my favorite “economical stackers” as you can see from the photos above.

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Italian Pinot Grigio

~~Italian Pinot Grigio~~ Over the summer I discovered Italian Pinot Grigio.   The rustic label brought back memories of Italy so I purchased the bottle.  And, it was delicious.   I went on to taste various Italian Pinot Grigio wines and was pleased.   It’s a nice, neutral wine to serve with fruit and cheese.

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Equestrian

~~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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Wrist Picks

Here are this week’s Wrist Picks!  Click on the thumbnail image for details; enjoy!!

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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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