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

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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

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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

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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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Black Flares, White Tunic and Splash of Leopard

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I am off to Miami for my anniversary and wanted to drop a quick post before I dash….I know that Fall is nowhere in sight in Houston but I had to get my flares out.  I am in air conditioning all day so it worked out great!  I threw on my new favorite top and this fun tassel necklace and was ready to go!

Have a great weekend and follow me on Instagram for my Miami adventures!

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Shorts, Flats & Rain Boots

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I just wanted to drop a quick line with a week of rain Instagram looks!  It has been raining on and off all week and weekend!  This week has been about my new obsessions – shorts, leopard slip on flats and new rain boots.  I have heard that variety is the spice of life so I have invested in a new pair which I adore 🙂

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Top

Shorts (and here)

shoes (50% off right now)

necklace vintage (similar here)

Bottega bag

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chambray shorts

Top

Rain Boots (old but love these union jack rain boots here)

Dior bag (vintage)

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Chambray peplum top (sold out but love this one here and here)

striped shorts

leopard shoes (50% off right now)

Bottega bag

Nadine Boutros and ZuZu necklace

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rain boots

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Navy shorts

Floral top (old but love this one here and here)

fringe sandals (extra 40% off right now)

Dior bag vintage

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Hope everyone had a good weekend!

love,

sannam and style fashion blog

Flirty & Feminine: Black Ruffled Dress

Hello lovelies!

I hope everyone has been having a great week! The rain has been falling steadily here, but today started with a glimmer of sunshine through my window and it is amazing how much my mood has improved. As I recall sunnier days, I am taken back to this photo shoot from Rosemary Beach…..I am always looking for a fun flirty dress, and when I came across this one it was instant love! The black background with the cream embroidery is the perfect balance of delicate and flirty, and the ruffles across the bodice complement the fun, flirty feel. The dress also comes in a mint green which is gorgeous!

Given all of the embroidery and ruffles on this dress (which deserve to be the center of attention), I added no accessories other than my usual daily jewelry, black block heels (totally on trend) and a black-detailed straw bag. As you know, I love an item of clothing that can do double duty – I have also styled this dress as a fun top, adding a long black skirt and a wide black belt on bottom – no one was the wiser! The dress became two separate pieces of clothing, which makes it a great option for vacation packing….

I have also styled with dress with black ballet flats and a chic black cross-body bag for easy day-to-day errands after school drop-off.

I hope that gives you some good ideas for multiple stylings for the dress!

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Ruffle Dress (in mint green here)

block heels (and here)

Olive Design Bag

Cartier bracelets, Zadoks custom ring

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I Dream Of Jeannie

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I hope everyone has been enjoying the start of summer break!  I apologize for being MIA but my grandfather passed away suddenly two weeks ago and things have been hectic.  He was a sweet and gentle man who was wise beyond his years.  It was a privilege to have gotten to hear his stories about my mom and her siblings growing up.  He will be missed by his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

I did this post right before coming to Rosemary Beach and wanted to share it…..Does anyone remember I Dream of Jeannie?  Even thought the original show started in 1965 – it was pretty much on repeat somewhere my entire childhood.  I think you can still find the show on cable even today!  So when I came across these genie pants I just couldn’t help myself (I also bought them in pink and black – they are perfect for the summer).  These pants are great as a casual pair of pants at the beach (can’t wait to wear them as a cover up), and when you add heels they are spot on for a fun dinner night out with friends.

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Genie pants

draped top (and here)

Fendi belt (old but love this one here)

Nicholas Kirkwood shoes (old but love these blue pairs here and here and here and wedges for casual look here)

clutch

ring

Arrowhead necklace (custom but love these arrowhead necklaces here and here)

sunnies

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Summer Is Here: Pastel Linen Palazzo Pants

Hello lovelies!

I hope everyone has had a great start to the week!  We are finishing up the school year with little person colds & coughs unfortunately, so this past week has been a little hectic (they couldn’t have held out two  more weeks!?)  Plus I have been running around like a headless chicken trying to prepare for the start of summer – camps, travel plans, packing, teacher gifts, etc etc etc.

I was perusing the internet for home goods for Rosemary when I cam across these linen palazzo pants – they are perfect for summer!  They are extremely lightweight, on trend (remember these gorgeous palazzo pants here and here) and I adore the light pastel colors.  I couldn’t resist them when I saw they were $19.99 – I wish they had more colors!  I am planning to take them to Rosemary next week.  I decided  to play with the pastel colors in the pants by topping it off with a simple pink T and gold accents to keep it city chic.

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Palazzo Pants

Pink T-shirt (20% off with code EXTRA)

Nude Wedges

Vintage belt via Cheeky Vintage

 Custom ring (similar here)

Custom earrings (similar here and these would look great here)

Miu Miu clutch (similar here)

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