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Spring Brights

Celebrating the arrival of Spring weather in a colorful and bright look.    Nordstrom Trouve cold shoulder top,  Frame cropped white denim. Accessories are Hermes Oracle sandals,  Lady Dior multicolored medium bag, and vintage gold medallion.  

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Maxi Twilly Cut

This Friday’s post features the Maxi Twilly Cut, a new shorter length oblong scarf by Hermes.   Maybe even more versatile than the original Maxi Twilly, this 8″x 63″ scarf can be worn many ways from bow tied to dramatically draped.    Pictured above is the Coup de Fouet au Bloc.  I chose this springtime colorway for Easter church services and …

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Blazer and Jeans

Dressing up a pair of skinny jeans with a structured blazer.    Double breasted Balmain blazer, H&M feather soft jeggings.   Very soft and comfortable, highly recommend this style by H&M;  they do run a little small, you may need to  size up one size.     Accessories are Louboutin Iriza d’orsay pump in nude, Hermes 29cm medor clutch, and Tom Ford cat eye sunglasses.  

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Princetown Brocade

Cool and comfy in Gucci Princetown slides.    Gucci Princetown Brocade slides are currently available at Saks Fifth Avenue, with sizing running true.   Metallic detailing and gold horsebit hardware make this sleek shoe a colorful pop to most any outfit.   I have worn these several times, including to work, and am very pleased with the support & fit not to …

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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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