Rosemary Ruffles

Hello lovelies!

Hope everyone has had a wonderful weekend!  I want to share this amazing top that I came across last week – it is perfectly on trend with ruffle front and the linen and cotton mix is perfect for summer time.  I have worn this top in a variety of ways already – it looks amazing on skinny white jeans and on flared beige or white pants.  And it is currently on sale – grab one before they run out!

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Ruffle top

Skirt (old but same here and can  multi-purpose as skirt and dress)

Espadrilles 

Chloé bag (love this luxe for less look here and here)

Cartier bracelets, and LMN bracelet (be sure to stop there in Seacrest beach if you are in the area – similar here)

Tiffany bracelet (love this luxe for less option here)

 

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ruffle trend spring fashion chambray top brstyle chloe drew bag petite blogger curls hair

ruffle trend spring fashion chambray top brstyle chloe drew bag petite blogger curls hair

ruffle trend spring fashion chambray top brstyle chloe drew bag petite blogger curls hair

Have a great week!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

Photography:  Mr. Wonderful

Red Dionysus Blooms Bag Inspiration

Hello lovelies!

I hope everyone had a great weekend!  I am in a red kind of mood these days (see here and here) and this entire outfit started with my Gucci floral bag.  Gucci has been having a crazy few years!  You cannot open a fashion magazine or a look up trends without coming across Gucci – backless loafers, amazing bags and even the midi pleat skirt seems to have all emerged from the Gucci collections.  The new creative designer Alessandro Michele took over in 2015 and things have not been this hot for the couture house since the Tom Ford years (I am swooning remembering those collections and cherish the pieces even today).

I adore this bag!  It is beautifully made – the blossoms are hand painted on the leather to give it a chic yet girly feel and I love the silver hardware (which is a refreshing change of pace).  I have worn this bag with everything from casual jeans to a night out with Mr. Wonderful.  It is a great investment piece and a real show stopper!

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Gucci bag (larger size here, here, here – you can get triple points today for purchase)

Red Top

Black Skirt

Shoes (and here)

Tohum bracelet via Atrium Ready to Wear ( there were so many beautiful designs I think I have to go back to get another one)

custom rings, Cartier bracelets, Tiffany & Co. bracelet and Tiny Boxwoods chocolate chip cookie

Have a great week!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

Pleated Midi Skirt Trend, Lace Top & White-T

Hello lovelies!

Hope everyone is having a great week!  I must confess I have taken up tennis these days (again) and I am completely addicted.  It is the most beautiful time of the year to be outside enjoying this amazing weather but the the side effect of my new-found passion is that I have been a bit behind in posting.

One of my favorite recent trends is the midi skirt and it is still going strong for spring fashion.  It is flattering on all body types and looks great dressed up and down. I have them in a range of colors – blush pink, forest green, grey, leather and a basic black. I have also worn this skirt with a fun sweatshirt and some skater kicks while running errands. It is perfect for every occasion!

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Midi Skirt (here are some other colors I have champagne here, grey velvet, ivory midi,

lace top

White-T (this t shirt is so soft I bought it in several colors)

block heels (I am wearing these pretty much non stop)

Chloé bag (mini version here, luxe for less here)

Hérmes cuff (this is a great steal here), Cartier bracelets, customs rings

 

 

Click on items below:

 

Have a great week!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

Criss-Cross Comfort

Hello lovelies!

I hope everyone is having a great weekend!  This is going to be a quick post because I am going to go enjoy this gorgeous day with a round of tennis!

I wore this outfit earlier this week to the University of Women’s Table Talk event – I came across this top online and immediately fell in love with it.  In Houston heat a thin cotton sleeve top with a trendy big sleeve is spot on for summer!  This top also comes in a beautiful blue gingham print which makes me swoon (purple gingham, and blue cotton – all great for the heat ahead).  I added a full skirt and fringe heels and was ready to roll.

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Top

Maje Skirt (old but love these red skirts here in order of price high to low here, here and here)

Fringe shoes ( and here, and luxe for less here)

Chloé bag (similar here and luxe for less here)

custom rings, Cartier bracelets

 

Have a great weekend!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

Comfy Chic Kicks

Hello lovelies!

I hope everyone had a fabulous week!  Today I am all about the kicks!  It has been a few years of sporty flat wear and the inner New Yorker in me rejoices.  Every season in New York I was constantly looking for the perfect pair of flats that I could wear everywhere (and with everything) so my feet wouldn’t hurt.  If I was still in New York I would have more pairs of sneakers than I care to admit.  I saw these Joshua Sanders slip on sneakers and completely fell in love a few months ago.  But at the hefty price of $389  – I just could not make myself commit.  However, when I came across these bow sneakers for a third of the price I became fully committed!  They are the perfect pair of comfy yet chic kicks.  I have worn them dressed up under a skirt, with these fun joggers and even with skinny jeans and a leather jacket.  I cannot wait to take them when I travel  – they will elevate every look to the next level no matter how casual.

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sneakers (take a peek below for some of my other affordable sneaker picks)

satin joggers

Banana Republic sweater (old but love this one here, and luxe for less here)

Dior bag (also love these options here an here)

custom ring, Zadoks custom ring

Miu Miu sunnies

 

And here are some other kicks that I love:

 

Have a great week!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

How to Combine Pink & Burgundy

Hello lovelies!

It has been too long since my last post and truth be told I have been slacking.  The rush of the New Year has left me a bit under the ball (or bus – depending upon the day).  I want to share a fun outfit I recently wore to the ladies BAFTA lunch.  I have to confess I had completely forgotten about the event even though it was on my planner (iPhone quirks).  My sweet girlfriend texted me “the soup is getting cold” – I was perplexed by this until her next text “the luncheon?”   So I got up and quickly transformed from my pajamas and ran out to support the Brits.  Considering everything I was pretty happy with the final result!

I adore pink (as you know) so I am always looking for new color to combine with my favorite hue.  Black is an obvious, grey is a match made in heaven, white is delightful in summer and I added burgundy as a fun fall staple.

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Pink T-shirt (love these options here and here and here (just ordered this one myself)

Maroon Midi (luxe for less option here and here)

Aquazzura shoes (luxe for less here and here)

Chloé bag (similar here and here)

Cartier bracelet (similar here)

Vintage gold bracelet (similar cuff here)

 

 

 

Have a great weekend!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

Striped Balloon Sleeve Top & Black Flares

Hello lovelies!

Hope everyone had a great weekend! I want to share a quick post with you about my new favorite designer – Caroline Constas. I love the voluminous shapes in her tops and dresses. It is a refreshing and edgy take on fashion using weightless cottons (which is a must for Houston heat, which is still going strong…) Her clothing has recently attracted a cult-like following and new items sell out rapidly. I decided to balance the sleeves with some volume on the bottom via flares, but this top would look equally good with skinny black jeans (preferably distressed!)

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Balloon sleeve top

Black Flares

Ray-Ban sunglasses (30% with code MAINEVENT16)

Fringe shoes (30% with code MAINEVENT 16) (other sizes available here and luxe for less here)

Marrimekko clutch (old but love these options here and here)

Cartier bracelets, custom Zadok’s ring

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How to Wear Monochromatic Color

Hello lovelies!
I hope everyone is having a great week! I want to share some additional pics from SWFW (Fashion Week) in Rosemary last week. These are actually separates that I wore together – red pants and a draped red top with a fun shiny belt to pull it all together. Everyone who approached me all night assumed that it was a dress! When using monochromatic color it is always fun to use some fun textures – fringe, pleats, draped style, etc. to make the outfit visually more interesting. I also added the fun card clutch for a touch of whimsy!

P.S.  Just discovered these shoes are 30% today use code MAINEVENT16 – click here

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Red pants (more sizes here, and luxe for less option here)

Red top (sleeveless, flutter sleeve, off the shoulder top)

gold belt

fringe sandals (red and tan and the baby blue makes me swoon, luxe for less option here) (flats version here)

Urania Gazelle clutch

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Five Ways to Wear a Scarf: Blue Joggers & Mustard

Hello lovelies!
I hope everyone has been having a wonderful week! Unfortunately I have been under the weather with this crazy cough that has gone around (I have not spent this much time recuperating in bed in years….) On a positive note, as part of my R&R, I discovered a new binge-worthy series – American Crime. Have you seen it? It is extremely gritty, but I have enjoyed the premise – following one crime over the span of each season. I became so invested in the characters in season one that I had to take a break to recover for a bit after the explosive ending (insert crazy eye emoticon). Season two was a completely different story line, but still very relevant to issues in current society (I cannot imagine what the crime will be in season 3, but I am waiting with bated breath!)
Also as part of my recovery I decided to clean up my computer, and I came across these pics that were never posted! I love accessories in general, and scarves are one of my absolute favorites. They are great as an accent accessory, as a pop of color, to elevate a casual outfit, or simply to keep you warm in those frigid Houston restaurants or movie theaters. There are a multitude of ways they can be styled, and I have shared five options below (coupled with my casual jogger pants.) These pants are amazing as a casual errand look with kicks, and fun with heels (the juxtaposition of joggers with heels is just spot-on cool!)

1 – The simple one loop – the baby step into wearing a scarf. It is carelessly chic.

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joggers (another option here)

mustard top (and here)

scarf  (and here)

Zara belt (old)

Earrings

bangles custom (love these here, similar here)

Chanel bag, Zara shoes (old)

Ray-Ban sunnies

 

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Tweed Top Styled Three Ways

Hello lovelies!

I hope you had a wonderful weekend!  I enjoyed the lack of rain thoroughly until Sunday evening that is…but the rain allowed me to indulge in my favorite new podcast – Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People by Chris Gethard.  Ever since the Serial Podcast I have pretty much become hooked and am always looking for a new one and the premise of this is hysterical.  The host Chris Gethard who is a comedian by trade gets a phone call and he cannot hang up no matter what and cannot stay on the line for more than an hour.  It is conversation at its best!  I am amazed at how much is realized by individuals and some of it is hysterical and some is heart breaking.  But the bottom line is nothing is off-limits – the anonymity created causes some pretty big revelations…check it out here.

I also did some summer shopping – summer travels are around the corner and since I will be spending most of my time at the beach I want clothing that can be transformed from casual to dinner or brunch chic.  I came across this top and it has a Chanel-esque quality that I love!  It is a bit shredded around the neck and the perfect light weight for summer.  Also the boxy shape is silly comfortable!

I added the casual cropped denim, comfy gold slides and grabbed my Céline and I was ready to roll…

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tweed shell (on sale right now)

cropped denim

clip dot scarf (50% off right now)

Céline bag

gold slides (similar ones here)

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