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Leopard Everything

24 Oct

Ok, Ok! I love animal print too! Yet another Leonine quality I possess. I just love this ensemble! It is very me and I would wear it in a heartbeat. The sweatshirt is TopShop, the sneakers are Zara, the pants: Mango, and the multi-layer chain is from Go Jane. All of the mentioned pieces are extremely affordable and range from $40 – $100. The claw ring on the other hand is from Forzieri and may take a bit of splurging to obtain at its nearly $400 price mark. Interested in this look? Read on to shop the pieces!!!

Leopard Everything

Adorned

5 Oct

The gold bars on this gray Givenchy sweater inspired me to find more edgy adornments for this ensemble. The Moschino clutch was a perfect fit with its embroidery, appliqués, and, gold hardware. Golden Dolce & Gabbana earrings and spiked Louboutins add another great touch.  I decided on red leather pants to add a bit more edge to the outfit although a par of jeans would work as well. Read on to shop the pieces!!!

Adorned

The Butterfly Effect

5 Oct

For those of you who are already thinking “Spring” while updating your wardrobe this Fall, this Marc Jacobs butterfly-embellished dress will have just the effect you desire. Perfect for fair weather, this cocktail dress is great for Spring-time events. Pair the dress with open-toe heels and a bag in one of the colors featured on the butterflies. Here I have chosen purple. Tiny butterfly stud earring make a great addition to the ensemble. Read on to shop the pieces!!!

The Buterfly Effect

Back To Cali

26 Sep

In case you are going-going back-back to Cali-Cali (HaHa!), you want to make sure you’ve got your designer style down pat. This ensemble is an excellent example of “celebrity-style” with its pieces by luxury brands Versace, Balmain, Valentino and Kate Spade. The shimmery graphic tee adds a touch of shine to the outfit and the chain adds a bit of bling! Pair with biker jeans, studded heels, and a graphic clutch and you are ready to go … “RockStar Chic”! Read on to shop the pieces!!!

Back To Cali

Puppet On A String

26 Sep

Your beau will be like a puppet on a string after he sees you in this Dolce & Gabbana silk-organza dress. It features a beautiful print consisting of illustrations of the Opera dei Pupi, or Opera of the Puppets, a traditional Sicilian marionette theater. This dress is a definite eye-catcher and demure enough for any setting. Pair with metallic silver or gold accessories for a great finish to a classic look. Read on to the pieces!!!

Style Conquistador

Witch Doctor

24 Sep

When I was a young girl, my cousin came to visit from Sweden. She was older than me and I was instantly in awe of her. I loved her accent, her beauty, and the fact that she was so different from everyone I knew at the time. I sat mesmerized as she told me stories of her work with a major record label and her travels around the world. As she told me about a trip to Africa, she removed a necklace from around her neck and gifted it to me. Recalling how she bought it from an actual witch doctor, she told me that it was a charm that was meant to prevent sickness. I wore that necklace everyday after and never took it off even when I showered. It eventually broke (probably because I never took it off) and I was so disheartened. I also immediately caught a cold! HaHa! Whether this was truly a magical necklace or if my mind was playing tricks on me, I will never know.

The statement necklace in this set reminds me of that necklace and my dear cousin Sofia. I decided to pair it with a funky ensemble that is, in my opinion, great for a date night or even a Girls Night Out (or a Girls Night In offered by the hubby). I love this leather jacket which would function as a top for this outfit. The necklace would look great sitting within that neckline. Pair the jacket with a monochrome print skirt and this becomes an outfit so hot that your man (and anyone else’s) will drop dead when you enter the room! Continue accessorizing with a similar statement bracelet, clutch, and sexy pumps. Read on to shop the pieces!!!

Witch Doctor

No Sweat

21 Sep

Looking chic is no sweat with this leather sweatshirt by Givenchy! I simply adore this top paired with sweats-inspired tuxedo pants similar to these by Proenza Schouler. Add monochrome accessories that play into the theme of the look. A pair of black and white animal-print pumps like the ones shown here by Aquazzura are perfect to break up the monotony of the look a bit. Read on to shop the pieces!!!

No Sweat

Up Or Down

21 Sep

It’s obvious that I love this Kenzo print! I actually created this set awhile ago but neglected to post it. I love these pants as they can be dressed up or down. If you follow this blog, you know that I often choose pieces that add versatility to your wardrobe. Dress these colorful animal print pants up with a crop top, tuxedo-like blazer, and sexy black pumps such as the ones featured here. Dress down with a cropped t-shirt and wedges sneakers. Read on to shop the pieces!!!

Up or Down

Sweet & Demure

21 Sep

This Valentino dress screams “sweet and demure”. Alone, this dress is great for family dinners and any place where you feel you want to feel stylish yet toned down. Pair with a funky red motorcycle jacket and add instant edge to take this dress into the night! Read on to shop the pieces!!!

Sweet & Demure

Your Hubby’s Clothes

17 Sep

This ‘fit is reminiscent of wearing your hubby’s clothing. The Marni sweatshirt is so versatile and can be dressed up or down. Pair it with your favorite boyfriend-style jeans such as these J Brand’s shown here. These Tod’s shoes give the outfit even more of a “these are my hubby’s clothes” feel. For a more dressed up look, pair the sweatshirt with leather “sweats” such as the ones featured here by 3.1 Phillip Lim and pair of heels. Read on to shop the pieces!!!

Your Hubby's Clothes
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