Crisscross Applesauce

Hey lovelies!

Hope everyone is having a great week!  Quick post today – restyling my big sleeve top last styled here.  The big sleeve trend is still going strong and I wanted to show you guys how versatile this trend can be – from skirts to jeans!  I am off to NYC – enjoy your day!

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Big sleeve top

skinny white jeans

platform sandals (similar luxe for less here)

bead bracelet

Chloé bag (luxe for less here and here)

Tiffany bracelet, Cartier bangles

Have a great week!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

Photography:  Mr. Wonderful

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

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

 

 

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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

Big Statement Sleeves

Hello lovelies!

I have been fighting a migraine all day today – my post is short and sweet today.  Today I want to talk about sleeves – big gigantic, fluffy sleeves!  Last summer was all about the cold shoulder but this year that trend has been transformed to voluminous sleeves.  They can be found in every possible configuration and I really enjoy playing with the volume ratio top to bottom.  They look great with just skinny jeans, wide legs pants and even a pencil skirt.  I paired my big sleeve top with a circle skirt and some heels and I was ready to roll.  If you haven’t tried this trend yet – it is worth trying and I have included some fun options below.

 

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pink top

Prada skirt (old but this one here is under $10)

Louis Vuitton bag (old but love this luxe for less here)

Stilettos (and here)

Prada sunnies

Bulgaria ring, custom Zadok’s ring, custom earrings

Have a great weekend!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

Red Flowers & Pink Midi for Spring

Hello lovelies!

I hope everyone has had a great week!  I wanted to share a quick outfit post today about mixing some more colors with my favorite blush pink.  And today it is totally about red – I am obsessed with this color right now!  Mr.  Wonderful loves when I wear red and the thing is I rarely indulge in this color.  Depending on skin tone you have to invest in the correct red tone.  With my olive complexion and yellow undertones a deep dark red is the way to go.  If your skin is lighter with more peach tones – I would recommend a more orange-red (like this top here).

Spring is around the corner (in Houston it is well into summer on some days) but nothing screams spring like flowers.  So cliché but so true.  I saw this skirt at Zara and I love the length, the color combinations and the beautiful floral print.  It is all around gorgeous and for $69 it is a steal!  I wanted to play up the beautiful red flowers so I added a red bell sleeve top (sleeves are all the rage this summer) and topped it off with a neutral bag and shoes.  Viola – ladies lunch here I come!

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Bell Sleeve top

 Midi Skirt

Vintage Hérmes belt (love these available options here, here and here – this one is on sale for $44)

Louis Vuitton cross-body bag (love these luxe for less options here and here)

Aquazzurra shoes (luxe for less here)

 Custom necklace (similar luxe for less here)

Bulgari ring, Cartier bracelets, custom Zadoks ring

Have a great weekend!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

Week of Instagram Outfits

Hello lovelies!

Just a quick sharing of this weeks Instagram outfits!

You can follow me here!

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Pink moto jacket

Pink sweater

Blue joggers

Valentino shoes

Fendi bag

 

 

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Polka dot dress

Rain boots

belt

Chanel bag (similar here)

 

 

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Graphic T-shirt (options here, here, and here)

Wide leg denim flares

Sunglasses

shoes

 

 

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skinny jeans

asymmetrical top

studded flats

 

 

 

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 Isabel Marant top (similar here and here)

draped skirt 

feather belt

Mui Mui clutch (love this one here)

 shoes

Have a great week!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

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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Blushing Pink at the Christian Siriano Show

Hello lovelies!

I hope everyone has had a wonderful week! I must confess, I have been enjoying my fall break in Rosemary with the kiddos and Mr. Wonderful, so my blog was on the back burner all week. There is nothing like a week away from home to recharge the batteries. Lucky for me, it also happened to be South Walton Fashion Week, so I was able to attend a number of shows and to see some amazing new emerging talent (as well as the Christian Siriano pre-show peek at Alys beach!) The weather was perfect – blue skies, puffy clouds and a great breeze. Since the show was outdoors, I decided to keep things fun and easy with this super cute pink full skirt (I had mine shortened) and a loose white button down shirt. To give the outfit a little “edge”, I added my studded pumps and a fun belt. I also grabbed my favorite new clutch from Misela (which I purchased at Atrium RTW at a recent trunk show; and the best part – I got to pick my colors and stitching, so of course it is blush pink….)

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Pink skirt (more sizes here)

White Blouse

 belt

Misela bag via AtriumRTW

sunglasses

Shoes

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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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