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Culottes in Color

Culottes in color this Tuesday. A colorful floral print makes these ASOS collection scuba culottes stand out from the typical trousers.  Made of scuba material for a light weight and flowy feel.  I went with my true ASOS size, which is one size up from US sizing. Another fun floral culotte option can be found from Missguided for $60.     H&M fitted …

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‘C’ is for Cookie

‘C’ is for cookie and that’s good enough for me!  My son’s 4th birthday is this Monday, June 29th; we are having a small celebration with family over the weekend.   These cookie monster cupcakes are a fun option for a toddler boy’s party.  You will need…. chocolate cake mix blue icing coconut (with added blue food coloring) large marshmallows …

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Dreaming of the Amalfi Coast in a citrus lemonata dress.    Fitted lace dress in yellow by H&M $59.99.   Dolce and Gabbana brocade sandals currently on sale at Net a Porter.   Another D&G option,  the Orange Blossom sandals, also on sale at      Accessories are Hermes Celeste birkin in 30cm, Chanel ring.

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Black accessories paired light blue checkerboard pants for this Tuesday’s fashion post.     Blouse with butterfly sleeves and slim fit pants are both from H&M.   Blouse and pants come in several colors and patterns, I found this light blue at my local H&M.  The slim fit pants are cropped with a side slit, and are a great deal at $14.95.    …

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Perfectly Pink Armparties

What a beautiful paring for the start of summer…. amazing jewelry and pink handbags!  Check out these Perfectly Pink Armparties pictured below! @madame_muse in a stunning Louis Vuitton clutch paired with Hermes and Cartier jewelry.   @panthere55 gorgeous Dior sandals styled with Hermes bracelets and Kelly Pochette.  channeling pastel soft pinks in Vita Fede and Bvlgari @miamia_c   fuchsia frenzy …

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Gladiator Chic

Edgy meets feminine in this beautiful pearl adorned sandal by Schutz.   Channeling gladiator chic just in time for the weekend.     Topshop Surplice drape blouse from Nordstrom, in black or creme, navy blue similar to the one I am wearing can be found here.  Skirt by H&M from several seasons ago, now online is the white skirt with pleats.     …

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Wide Legs

Wide legs this Wednesday…  These vibrant and flowy pants can add length to any body frame and are super soft. Yida Wide legs are by Elevenses and are currently in stock at Anthropologie.  I sized down one size as the pants run slightly large.  Tank is by Ann Taylor, several years old, another style from Thalia Sodi has a similar jeweled neckline.     …

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Purple Print

Starting off the week in a purple print skirt from H&M. Top with lace yoke also from H&M, and pencil skirt available online;  the printed skirt is currently in stores.          Accessories are Gianvito Rossi purple plexi pump,  Hermes Parme birkin 30cm in chevre, and Kendra Scott clip on earrings.    

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Army Greens

Staying neutral in an outfit of army greens. Eyelet top by Anthropologie (old),  HD in Paris Eyelet Empire blouse is a current option.    Low rise skinny jeans in Olive are just $17.90 from Forever21, the above ripped pair (also from Forever21) is from several seasons ago.     Accessories are Hermes horn necklace and earrings, & Etoupe 35cm clemence Birkin. Gucci …

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Oh Susanna

Oh Susanna!  A chic and super comfortable ankle boot by Chloe. Yes, these boots were made for walkin’.  I can not say enough positive things about the Chloe Susanna boot.  This pair is several years old, and to this day get a handful of compliments every time I wear them.   I purchased the black and gold leather version,  currently available from …

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