Perfect Dress for Holiday Parties

Hello lovelies!

It has been so long since I posted.  I hope everyone survived Harvey and is in a better place now.  I was very fortunate and it didn’t seem right to post during all the chaos everyone was experiencing.  But the city has pulled together, the Astros have won and Thanksgiving is almost here!

Before I get to the OOTD I would like to discuss The Handmaid’s Tale – on Hulu.  If you have not seen it I recommend you do so immediately.  I cannot confirm nor deny but I may have binge watched it in two days.  But that is neither here nor there.  The series is based on the novel by Margaret Atwood which I read eons ago.  I do not remember details anymore which is great because I have gotten to see the series through fresh eyes.  I always love a show where the characters are so multi-dimensional that you are not sure if you love them or hate them.  I cannot wait for the next season!

I came across this dress online and completely fell in love.  I am obsessed with this color – aubergine.  It could be that Houston has finally reached temperatures low enough that it feels like it may actually be Fall (sort of).  But dark jewel tones remind me of New York this time of year – and I so rarely see this rich color.  It is the perfect shade.  The dress fit off the rack which is amazing and the best part – it is under a $100 and very well made.  That is not a typo!  I love the tulle, the backless element and the tea length.  I wore it to a gala but it can easily be worn to holiday parties or ladies lunches.  I also wore it out with a small denim jacket and some stilettos.

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Tulle ruffle dress 

Christian Louboutin heels (mine are very old but I love these here with dress that are under $100 and these are super festive here)

earrings

YSL clutch (old before the Y was dropped – love this clutch that comes in pink and black satin that is perfect for holiday parties)

Cartier bracelets, Bulgari watch and ring

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Have a wonderful weekend!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

Borrowed From the Boys: Army Green Boyfriend & Touch of Girly

Hello lovelies!

I hope everyone had a great weekend!  I just got back from a quick getaway to Austin where I dropped off my sweet baby girl to sleep away camp.  I am not going to lie – my stomach is churning and I haven’t slept much.  BUT I know she is having the best time with one of her best friends (that is what I keep reminding myself anyway).  I wore this outfit to Austen – it was the perfect blend of casual and chic.  It is also great for a lunch date or a casual night out.  I have a huge fascination with army green pants.  I have skinny versions, wide leg versions and this boyfriend pair might be my favorite by far.  This pair is soft like sweatpants and the slouchy fit is spot on perfect!  The silky pink top is the perfect touch of girly and the structured tote (or as my youngest calls it “mommy – your stick bag”) is the finishing touch.

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Short sleeve top (on sale 30% off)

Slouchy Green Pants

Shoes )mine are old but current season here and here)

Lele Sadoughi bone cuff

Gold earrings

Cartier bracelets

Bamboo bag (and here)

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Love the flutter sleeve on this simple silk-t!

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Have a great day!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

Red Lace & Red Bows

Hello lovelies!

I hope everyone is having a fabulous week and staying out of the heat!  I have been really enjoying my quiet time in Houston before I take off for Colorado – the city is less crowded and I get to go to my favorite restaurants as often as I like!  I am becoming quite the regular at La Table – the lamb burger is out of this world for lunch and do not even get me started on the fantastic avocado and cucumber salad.  Yummy!  I wore this out to lunch with a girlfriend the other day at La Table – perfect for a ladies brunch (or even date night)!

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red lace skirt

white-T (it’s my favorite and on sale)

Valentino shoes (mine are old – the current version is on 50% sale here)

 Bamboo bag and (here)

Cartier bracelets, Tiffany & Co bangle (I love this one here)

Tohum leather bracelet (via Atrium RTW)

sunnies

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Have a great weekend!  I am off to Austin for a few a quick trip!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

Asymmetrical Top & Gold Belt

Hello lovelies!

Hope everyone is having a great day!  I am just doing a quick post for a new fun top I just bought and wore to a girls lunch a few days ago.  The blue in this top is perfection and I love the subtle pattern and lightweight silk which allows it to drape beautifully.  I kept the outfit simple with just a few accessories and barely there sandals.  I added my summer staple clutch and I was ready to roll.  I have also worn the top loose and flowing over a pair of skinny jeans and it looked fantastic without the belt as well!

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DVF ruffle silk blouse

Full skirt

Gold belt (and here)

bamboo bag

LeLe Sadoughi bone cuff

Nude Sandals

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Have a great week!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

London: Red, White & Blue

Hello lovelies!

I hope everyone is having a great summer!  I just got back from London and I must admit I am a bit jet lagged.  I took a break from posting during the holiday because I pretty much hung out and partied with my friends and family but don’t worry I did take photos!  I wore this dress around London while I was shopping (yeah it was sale season) and sight-seeing in Rome – it is so comfy!  It is also perfect for Fourth of July holiday and I am sporting it today!  I just got introduced to this designer while she was having a trunk show in Houston – her pieces are extremely reasonably priced and fun to wear.  This dress did not wrinkle at all so it was perfect for travel.  Isn’t it great when you can repeat an outfit?!? But the silver kicks were a part of my every day uniform.  They have been an awesome investment and with the fall silver craze coming they will be spot on trend wise in the fall as well.

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Misha Nonoo dress

Silver kicks (and here)

fringe clutch

sunnies

earrings

Cartier earrings, Tiffany & Co. cuff, Tohum cuff (via Atrium RTW)

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I got stopped everywhere by people asking where I got this clutch!

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On repeat in Rome…

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And having the best day ever with this guy!

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Have a great day!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

Photographer:  Mr. Wonderful

Pink Blossoms & Shimmer

Hello lovelies!

I hope everyone has had a wonderful week!  The Nordstrom sale is still going strong and I came across this dress that I have fallen in love with completely – especially the pockets.  The pictures do not do it justice.  What is so hard to capture is the shimmer of gold throughout the dress which gives it such an enchanting look.  I got compliments all night when I wore it!

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Floral dress

Rose gold Metal belt

Nude pumps (and here)

Presmer clutch (also here)

Feather earrings (luxe for less here)

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A sweet woman insisted on taking our picture and it came out just perfect!

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Have a great weekend!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

Photography:  Mr. Wonderful

NYC: Red Lace & Nude Heels

Hello lovelies!

I hope everyone is having a great week!  I just wanted to share a quick post about one of my favorite dresses.  It is a beautiful deep red – an almost burgundy color.  I love it so much I am contemplating getting it in other colors!!  I have owned this particular dress for a while and it has been perfect for many occasions.  It is my favorite fit and flare silhouette and to keep the focus on the dress I kept the heels and accessories minimal.  These shoes really do go with everything!

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red lace dress (also available in several other colors – cobalt, white and baby blue)

Gold clutch (and here)

shoes (luxe for less option here)

Cartier bracelets, Tiffany & Co. cuff

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Have a great week!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

Photography:  Mr. Wonderful

Baby Blue Lace & Structural Clutch

Hello lovelies!

I hope everyone is having a great week!  Summer is upon us – kids are out of school (or almost out in my case), temperatures are rising and mothers everywhere are wondering how to keep kids occupied.  So naturally – I went on date night to figure it out.  🙂

I just bought this amazing skirt for $49!  The blue-gray color is so beautiful (I also bought the red) and the length is perfect for dressing up and dressing down.  Usually when skirts are so inexpensive they tend to be too short for my liking but this is a fabulous over the knee-length and the sheer bottom gives it a sexy vibe.  I wanted to keep it a bit casual so I added a Mickey shirt (who doesn’t love this ears?).  To carry my essentials I added the it bag of the year in mother off pearl.  I am sure you have seen this bag all over magazines and I have to say it doesn’t disappoint.  It is beautifully crafted and the mother of pearl is spot on for summer.  I must confess I may have purchased a few other colors….

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Mickey T

white clutch

white heels (they are running low on sizes everywhere but also available here, and adore the flats here)

noir sunnies

Dior earrings (found these luxe for less here)

Tiffany & Co bangle, Cartier bracelets, custom necklace

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Have a great week!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

Photography:  Mr. Wonderful

Pretty in Pink: Lace Dress & Nude Heels

Hello lovelies!

I hope everyone had a great weekend!  I want to share a quick post about this gorgeous dress that I took to Miami with me.  I wore it out to dinner with Mr. Wonderful and when I came out he exclaimed “babe that is the definition of pretty in pink!  Of course that made me even happier.  This dress is really well made and fits perfectly off the rack.  The lace is heavy weight which makes it fit nicely and it is spot on with the lace trend.  The price point cannot be beat especially when compared to other lace dresses on the market.  I added nude heels to keep the focus on the dress and some gold circle earrings (my new faves) and I was ready for date night!

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Lace dress

Circle earrings

Nudist heels (these block heel versions here are great and a fraction of the cost)

Miu Miu sunnies

Chanel bag (luxe for less version here)

Cartier bracelets, Tiffany & Co. bangle

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Have a great week!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

Photography:  Mr. Wonderful

Full Sleeves & Bow Flats

Hello lovelies!

Hope everyone has been having a good week!  Just a quick post today about some of my favorite things on rotation right now – big sleeve top and bow flats!  I came across this fun $24 bag and it reminded me of the Chloé bag (seen all over the place right now) and I had to have it.  Isn’t it divine?

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 cross over top

white skirt

bow flats (these luxe for less options are great here and here)

ring bag (it is only $24)

earrings

sunglasses

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Have a great weekend!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog