Sunday, March 17, 2013

A little green with envy

Busy day tomorrow, lots of meetings which means I need to feel comfortable sitting non stop for oh 6 hours or so. I figured the pencil skirt is stretchy enough (yay spandex) and my top is loose enough not to feel constricted. Oh and I paired them with some pretty uncomfortable shoes but its don't matter cuz ill be sittin all day.

Top- Jcrew Factory $30
Skirt- R&W $15
Shoes- Joe Fresh $20
Necklace- H&M $15

Mustard and animal print

I am into colors these days. I work in a pretty conservative office- colored pants may shock the execs. Which is why I mix and match my colors and prints on the weekend!
Jeans: h&m $10
Necklace: target $14
Mustard cardi: j crew factory outlet $20
Shoes: Aldo $20

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Book this Look- Florals and Stripes

I have never been one to be fashionably brave.  I always stick to the basics.  However, for those of you that teeter on the side of "hey why not let's give it a shot", check out this look posted on Atlantic-Pacific.  I found it to be incredibly inspiring.  Mixing standard stripes with colorful florals gives a fresh take to our otherwise ho hum solids.  





1) Gap $23
2) ASOS $123
3) ASOS $92
4) Khol's $30
5) ASOS $45
6) Mod Cloth $30 

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Ah the beauty of coral dresses in the summer

Mint and coral seem to be quite omnipresent this season.  Worn on its own, with a tan belt or gold accessories, you should def be good to go.  Enjoy these options below. Another other cool options to suggest? Send 'em over!

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Coming soon!

I have been out of the fashion blogging game for wayyyy too long!  I am feeling oh so very inspired this season with everything that's coming our way so stay tuned for some Lookbook postings :)

Sunday, October 03, 2010

Kate Moss and her furrrr vest

Fall has barely poked it's annoying face down my way and I am already cold- this September/ October/ November trio has never been my favorite.  The wind, the rain, the darkness- argh!  But I guess all my woes can be obliterated with a fur vest?  It will keep me warm, impossibly stylish and when I feel lonely or miserable, I can just rub my face on it for some much needed coddling.  Kate Moss seems pretty happy with her vest- though she is not smiling I am sure she is happy.

1) Cheap- Michael Kors  at Zappos $130
2) Steep- Neiman Marcus $1,100


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Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Book This Look- Katharine McPhee

I love how Katharine pairs a neutral dress with such a bright accessory. They offset each other perfectly.


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1) Dress by Nanette Lepore at Bloomingdale's $127
2) Clutch by Rachel Comey at Gargyle $100

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Mary Kate rocks the rawwrrr!

I am not a huge fan of prints- it feels like the item of clothing is yelling at me or something.  But Mary Kate somehow makes this work here- she pairs it with simple black and a hot like fire clutch- nice.

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1) Kohl's $55
2) Roberto Cavalli at net a Porter $990

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Oversized blazer a la Rihanna

I love oversized blazer.  I really do.  But I am pretty short so they don't look that good on me- I look like I am wearing my dad's blazer or something.  But if you have the frame for it, rock it.  Oh and for some odd reason, I can't seem to find any inexpensive oversized blazers- if anyone has any suggestions, please don't hesitate to post them!

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1) Stella McCartney at Net a Porter $2045
2) Elizabeth and James at Net a Porter $395

Friday, August 13, 2010

Ashley Olsen loves her some leopard print scraves

I think she might be onto something... rocking a leopard scarf can rwarrrr up any old outfit.  Stick with basic colors and you might just be queen of the jungle for a day... yeah that was a lame pun but I simply could not resist.

Anyways seeing as there are a plethora of uber expensive and super cheap options for you, here are 2 which I think cover the price spectrum and look pretty darn cool!

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1) Cheap Asos $30
2) Steep Alexande McQueen at Net a Porter $475

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Book This Look- Cameron Diaz

I am mos def jealous of how Cameron Diaz can make the simplest Stella McCartney sweater dress look so glamourous- arghghg.  Maybe it's the heels- yeah let's just say it's the heels :P
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1) Dress LNA at Shop Bop $124
2) Shoes Asos $50

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Apparently it is all about the cropped cargos and blazers according to Gwyneth...

I love how Gwyneth can pair these cargos with pumps at night or strappy flats for the day- all whilst rocking a blazer to keep the look put together.  Both  outfits look equally pimp but you know that I prefer the ones with the flats cuz, well you know, it's flats.
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1) Cheap Tilly's $36
2) Steep  Balmain at My Theresa $1982

Book this Look- Jennifer Aniston

Oh Jennifer, you can make such a plain jane strapless dress and tan shoes look oh so effortlessly stylish.  The look is on the basic side, which is prob why I covet it so much.  But it works.  And it's awesome.

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1) Dress Max & Chloe at Nordstrom $148
2) Sandals Nine West at Zappos $80

Sunday, August 01, 2010

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Book this Look- Cameron Diaz

Seriously the only bottoms I want to wear all summer long are shorts.  I have become obsessed.  I think they look amazing dressed up with a blazer or dressed down with some chill flats.  I love love love this look by Cameron Diaz- so summery with its light color palette, stunning platform shoes and oooh, no over the top accessorizing- lovez it!

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Shorts- Delia's $30
Blazer- Asos $67
Platforms- Endless $93

Monday, July 05, 2010

Cheap vs. Steep- Silky Cropped Pants

Yeah ok so I have not yet jumped onboard the silky cropped pants trend train yet but I just might do it... eventually.  I would rock the black ones as I do not think I have the legs for its lighter colored counterparts.  These silky cropped pants look great paired with some sky high heels, a light flowy top and for some reason-  a nice oversized clutch.  Happy shopping!

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Cheap- Alloy $20
Steep- Marc Jacobs at My Theresa $620

Friday, July 02, 2010

Lauren Conrad rocks the navy 'n tan combo- total look for less than $140!

For realz ladies- this is a look totally fits my bill.  It's simple, easy and combines 2 of my favorite colors- navy and tan.  You will literally get dressed in like 3 minutes with this look- enjoy!
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Romper- Tilly's $48
Belt- Delia's $20
Tan Shoes- Yoox $70

Monday, June 28, 2010

Jumpers under $50!

I love me a good jumper.  I have yet to purchase one but it is most def on my seemingly never0ending shopping list.  Jumpers eliminate at least one step in the "what to wear this morning" process.  Here are a few under $50 ones for our perusal.  Enjoy!

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1) American Apparel $38
2) Chickdowntown $45
3) Pacsun $23

Friday, June 25, 2010

SJP's Nicholas Kirkwood pumps

You know what? I actually enjoyed the sequel to the first SATC movie.  I came in with very low expectations and left pleasantly surprised.  Maybe it was because of my hatred of the first installment, or maybe it was because Aidan looked so cute in that white button down shirt (*sigh... Aidan...) or maybe it was the fashion- yeah prob the fashion.  It was over the top and a bit circus-y but by golly, I have never seen couture on a camel look so good.  Oh and yeah, check out SJP's shoes below- how frikin hot are they?
Get em here if you have the moolah: Browns Fashion

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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Some pretty yellow strapless dresses

I have been on a mission for a yellow strapless dress since once of my closest friends announced she was getting married a year ago.  It was my choice of style and color for what would be a very special occasion. Bah- I failed terribly on this fashion mission. I could never seem to find the right shade, style or price point so I ended up wearing a nice purple strapless number.  Regardless, this dress is still on my mind and I found a few options whilst browsing the interweb- I may just purchase my one 'em.  Enjoy!

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1) Target $15
2) Asos $127
3) Shop Bop $342
4) Windsor $65

Monday, June 21, 2010

Vanessa rocking the coral for summer

I love a good flimsy jumper/ dress in a bright color, belted at the waist.  I think the loose-ness of the coral piece adds some casual-ness to what would otherwise be a dressy outfit.

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Coral Jumper- Alloy $28
Mary Janes- Kohl's $38
Bangles- Arden B $14
Belt- Charlotte Russe $9
Black Cardigan- Asos $25

Friday, June 04, 2010

Carrie's SATC Dress

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Sex and the City 2 look-a-like dress; $398, www.Unique-Vintage.com. Pre-order due 7/20

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Win a $100 Shopbop Gift Card for Your Favorite Alice and Olivia Item!

Win a $100 Shopbop Gift Card for Your Favorite Alice and Olivia Item!

Hello ladies!
If you're a fan of Alice and Olivia, this contest is most def. for you!

Just comment below on which Alice and Olivia item from Shopbop is your favorite and why for a chance to win a $100 Shopbop gift card.

If you win it will be like getting an exclusive Alice and Olivia discount!



Alice + Olivia


Read on to learn more about the contest details and Alice and Olivia at Shopbop.

How to Win a $100 Shopbop Gift Card

Entering the contest is easy. Preparing to enter is the tough, but fun part.

Check out Alice and Olivia at Shopbop (a great excuse to window shop!) and decide which item is your favorite. With so many great choices, it might get tricky.

Then report back here with your findings, and comment below to answer the question:

Which Alice and Olivia item from Shopbop is your favorite and why?

The winner will be chosen from the comments randomly on June 12.

If you win the $100 gift card, it will be like getting access to a private

About Alice and Olivia

The Alice and Olivia newcomer label encompasses a wide range — women's ready-to-wear, childrenswear, menswear, shoes, handbags, home and yogawear — and is sold worldwide.

Celebrity fans of the brand include Sarah Jessica Parker, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Fergie, Emma Roberts and Mena Suvari.

What sets Alice and Olivia apart is the eclectic quirkiness of 32-year-old Stacey Bendet, its founder. Bendet brings to her brand the "randomness" of her own style, making her brand expansive and still growing.


In fact, she has recently collaborated with Mac Cosmetics, has rolled out jewelry, and has plans to create a fuller Alice and Olivia shoe collection for 2011.





Alice and Olivia



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The New Evening Casual

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Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Pretty Evening Brights!

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It seems that black is no longer the go to color when it comes to dazzling it up for evening wear. Yay to the fact that we are now in a time where rocking the hot pink and fluorescent yellow is actually quite a propos and black and grey is just so yesterday.

Monday, May 31, 2010

20% off Alainnbella

Hey ladies

Check out this new online budget friendly boutique- with affordable pieces that vary from rompers to desses- it is def. worth a visit. Use checkout code "lookbook" for 20% off. Enjoy!
www.alainnbella.com

Denim Jackets under $50

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1) Roxy $25
2) Macy's $48
3) Old Navy $30
4) Forever 21 $27


Ahh the denim jacket- not only is it the perfect summer coat for your casual going out for coffee on a wednesday afternoon in may outfits, but it seems that the fashion world has now deemed it evening wear appropriate.  You can pair your glitzy sequin top and chi chi skirt or satin dress with this item and not a fashionista will bat an eye- pretty cool if you ask me seeing as I am all abut versatility, comfort and trying to give off the vibe that I never try to hard (when really I do :P).  Enjoy!

Monday, May 17, 2010

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Some Lunchtime Blogbrowsing

Hello hello

So I have been a bit busy these last few weeks running around- I had a friend's bachelorette and another friend's baby shower so I have had zero time to update Lookbook with it's regular 5 times a week posting- my apologies!
While I concoct my upcoming week's fashion looks and trends and such, here are a few cool postings to check out from my blog buddies. Enjoy!

Idle Fascination- Random Street Style Round-Up
Fashion Under $100- 5 Under $50- Etsy Week- Dresses
Chic Intuition- Studded Bucket Bags
Who What Wear Daily- Inspired by Dries Van Noten