Ruffle Sleeve Tops

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You can’t deny that ruffles have been having a major moment. Whether it’s a ruffle hem, sleeve or neckline, ruffles keep popping up in unexpected places. My new fave way to wear them is on bold ruffle sleeve tops. Something about large, voluminous sleeves adds extra drama to even the most basic jeans and heel combos.

The only downfall of wearing bold ruffle sleeves is that you can’t put them into just any jacket because your arms won’t fit. My solution? A pretty tuxedo vest so that my bold ruffle sleeves can have their moment. This whole look is classic and simple–perfect for running around town for a day of meetings and events! Also–how gorgie is my bright plum Burberry lipstick? It’s the most delicious shade of rich pink. Shop my exact look below, along with more of my fave ruffle sleeve tops in the shopping gallery! read more

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How To Pull Off the Fishnets Trend

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A LESSON IN COOL: HOW TO PULL OFF FISHNETS TREND

The fishnets trend, easily the most popular look in fashion right now–here’s how to wear it.

Brace yourself, because you’re going to start seeing a whole lot of the fishnets trend on the blog and on Instagram! I’ve been wanting to give these bad boys a go, and I finally bit the bullet a few weeks ago and haven’t looked back. I have somewhat of an obsessive personality–when I get into something, I become obsessed and keep eating / wearing / doing it until I’m over it. And right now, I’m very into the fishnets trend. And it’s easy to see why, right? They’re cool, unexpected, and provide a little bit of warmth. Okay, scratch that last thought, they provide zero warmth but who cares when you look cool? read more

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Laid Back Holiday Dressing

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My favorite time of year! I adore the holiday season. I just decorated my house with tons of festive holiday decor and it makes me so happy! There are few things I love more than attending, or hosting, a holiday party. While I love getting dressed up for fancy holiday parties, I’ll be honest, most of the events I go to are a bit more laid back. So–what do you wear for a low key festive shindig?

I love mixing textures. I took a nude chiffon top with ruffles, and layered it underneath a slouchy blazer from All Saints. Undone jeans are the trend of the moment, and these jeans have been in major rotation as of late because I love how the cropped silhouette shows off a great loafer, like these velvet flats from Steve Madden! I’ve had my eye on the sold out Gucci’s, so these will have to do for right now. Texture is key to making a look rich and festive. What do you think? You can shop my entire outfit below! read more

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Structured Ruffles

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Something about this top makes me feel like doing a shimmy! I’m sure by now you’ve noticed that I adore the ruffle trend, and I plan on wearing the heck out of them until I’m sick of ruffles. 

This look is simple and elegant, and actually one of my favorites. You can shop this exact structured, ruffle top below from H&M for just $50! I paired it with my go-to AYR cropped skinnies so I could show off my newest obsession–these two tone beauties from Loeil.  They have tons of beautiful runway-inspired pieces for a great price, and the quality isn’t so shabby either! read more

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My Take on the Silky Slip Dress

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Just about everywhere you look these days, someone is in a slip dress. I have always been fond of this style, but honestly, never felt like I could pull it off. I love the barely there look of the Are You Am I dresses that come in crushed velvet and silk, but I need a little more coverage than that. I decided to slip into the style (see what I did there:) with a midi length, black, silk version. And, for a little more coverage, I layered a white tank underneath with ruffles on the front, which I let peek out above the V-neckline of the slip dress. read more

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