Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Get Red





 dress (J.Crew see similar HERE and HERE), flats (Loeffler Randall, Omar + Elsie), bag (Clare Vivier, Omar + Elsie, avail online HERE), necklaces (Similar), watch (Michael Kors), rings (Lagos, Anna Beck), cuff (Similar)


You know typically, I don't gravitate towards red.  No specific reason other than I have to have just the right shade for my skin tone---the dress above and this Drop Waist are no doubt serving up that universally flattering hue.  Able to be paired with a multitude of shades, I chose to stick with my routine these days and throw in some black--which I have to thank a reader for turning me onto THIS ALTERNATIVE to my necklace above---if you're wanting a little more chunk, snag two!  Once the temps start to dip, I'll try pairing this dress with some Spotted Tights--perfect little transitional number (check out some similar reds below).  
Alright gang, I've gotta catch some zzz's--have a busy workday in Cincy tomorrow and then head to Tallahassee to cheer on my Noles later this week--can't wait!  You all have a fantastic start to your Wednesday---make it a good one!

photos courtesy of Kristin Tatem


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Sunday, September 14, 2014

The Wellies






tee (Nation Ltd, Omar + Elsie, avail online HERE), jacket (HM, see SIMILAR FOR UNDER $40), wellies (Hunter), denim (dl1961), shades (Gucci c/o SmartBuyGlasses), rings (Lagos, Anna Beck), watch (Michael Kors), cuff (Similar), bag (Louis Vuitton)

We had a few days of solid rain several weeks ago and well, nothing serves and protects during those dismal days quite like a pair of WELLIES (I've got THESE FELLAS on my radar).  But the other piece I'm loving during these transitional months is without a doubt a UTILITY JACKET--I actually just snagged a NAVY ONE and I'm repeating the hell outta it already.  It's the perfect weight for just a bit of chill and it will pretty much go with everything be it casual or even dressy--tomboys it up a bit.  
On another note---I swear to you--seeing these pics of my shaggy mane makes me want to without a doubt dye my hair crazy blonde and go for THIS...even though I have made my friends solemnly swear to never let me do THIS ever, ever, and I mean ever again--I can just feel it coming on--I cannot stand the shagginess and I've got the itch to do a little something drastic.  Maybe it will pass, but something tells me once my gal gets back from tying the knot...I could take the plunge.  
But despite my hair quandary, you all have a fantastic start to your week!  Sending my sis back to FLA after a truly wonderful visit--I needed a dose of home!  Make it a good one, gang!

photos courtesy of Kristin Tatem

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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Get Classic








blazer (Mom's vintage, see SIMILAR ON SALE), perfect white tee (J.CREW ON SALE), jeans (Paige), heels (J.Crew Similar), bag (Clare Vivier), cuff (Similar), shades (Gucci c/o SmartBuyGlasses), watch (La Mer c/o), rings (anna beck, lagos)

Not sure if you all remember THIS POST, but clearly my Mom's blazer is still doing its thing some 30+ years later--it's really the gold buttons I'm most in love with...but the oversized fit I'm definitely digging, too!  And in keeping with the title of this post, another classic...the WHITE TEE.  Like the CHAMBRAY or the perfect pair of BOYFRIENDS, a perfect white tshirt I am always on the hunt for and firmly believe you can never own too many.  This ONE has the perfect relaxed feel and I wear it 'round the clock which means I prob need to snag another one for the arsenal.  Another classic I'm wearing constantly these days, my SHADES.  I've had these babes in tortoise for ages and well if it ain't broke, don't fix it...just get the same style in black, right?  Thanks to SmartBuyGlasses' amazing selection, I was able to do just that!  
Alright gang, quite excited for my sis to be flying in from FLA today for a little weekend stay with me and the gals.  Cheers to a wonderful weekend--let's make it a good one!

OH and PS--I have a few items left in my Poshmark Closet such as these Paige Cognac Coated Jeans--be sure to sneak a peek.  


photos courtesy of Kristin Tatem

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Monday, September 8, 2014

Classic Corset








top (Generation Love, Morton James, avail online HERE), pants (J.Crew), heels (Isola c/o), bag (Clare Vivier, Omar + Elsie, avail online HERE), shades (Gucci c/o SmartBuyGlasses), ring (Lagos, Anna Beck)

I kinda let these HEELS do their thing and let the rest of this rig stay relatively minimal.  Here's what I dig about a good corset heel--yes, they're high, but they secure the hell outta your ankle and keep your feet all snug and in place if you will.  You all may be bored to tears with my black and white looks these days but I try to prevent the boredom and monotony by adding elements such as the HEELS and SPOTS.  Don't fret, I'm bringing color back here soon--in the meantime, check out some other lovely CORSETS below.  Y'all enjoy your day and make it a good one!

photos courtesy of Kristin Tatem

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Sunday, September 7, 2014

Drop It Low







dress (Asos, old, see SIMILARS below), vest (SIMILAR), sneaks (Vans, LOVE THESE and THESE), shades (Lacoste, Nordstrom Rack c/o), cuff (Similar), rings (Lagos, Anna Beck)

I love myself a good Drop Waist Dress.  They're fun and feminine, not to mention they're comfy, too.  My apologies that my stripe one above is no longer avail, but I found a handful of super cute options below (teaser).  
Another current love, PLAID--it screams fall and is forever a classic.  Make sure to check out Yesterday's Plaid Post where I rounded up some of my fave check'd pieces.  
Alright gang, have a fantastic start to your week.  Make it a good one!

photos courtesy of Kristin Tatem

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