Edgy Yet Feminine: Cobalt Stripes & Leather Midi

Hello lovelies!

Hope everyone is having a great week!  I was caught up in meetings all day yesterday so this is a quick post on a dress restyle.  I wore this body con dress here to my nephew’s baptism and here it is restyled as a top!  I love multi-functional clothing.

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Stripe dress

Tibi Leather midi (luxe for less options here,  and here and here 40% off and under $200 here)

BCBG belt (sold out similar here and here in brown)

Alexander McQueen clutch

Schutz shoes (old but love this seasons version here)

Dior earrings (used two different pairs and combined – luxe for less here)

Cartier bracelets, Gurhan ring, Zadok’s custom ring


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NYC: Sleeveless Blazer & Stripes

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I hope everyone is having a great Labor Day weekend!  I just got back from NYC – it was a quick but relaxing getaway.  It is amazing how much the city has changed and yet remains the same.  Some of my favorite spots are still there and it was fun discovering new hot spots.  But one of my favorite things to do in NYC is shop!  I cannot wait to share some of the goodies this week!

I want to focus on the sleeveless blazer or long vest today.  I love it!  I find it extremely versatile and the (crazy) high temperatures in Houston make it the perfect layering piece to chic things up a bit.  I came across this sleeveless blazer and fell in love with the color and its proportions (and it is 40% off for Labor Day).  The focus was meant to stay on the long vest so I kept the rest of the outfit very neutral.  This would be a great piece to add to shorts, a skater skirt, skinny jeans, and (the fall staple) flares.

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Long Vest (40% with code BRFALL)

Striped T (40% off with code LABOR)

Flare Bottoms

Saint Laurent shoes (sold out but love these gray shoes here and these luxe for less here)

Chanel bag (old but love these pink cross body bags here and luxe for less here)

Dior earrings (love these luxe for less versions here)

Ippolita ring

Hérmes bracelet & Cartier bracelets

custom ring Zadok’s



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Beach Style: Stripe Sundress & Fun Heels

Hello lovelies!

I hope everyone had a great weekend!  I went for a quick getaway to check out the house progression in Rosemary Beach.  The good news is they are ahead of schedule – unheard of in house construction but I am not complaining.  The bad news is that in my rush of packing I forgot my jewelry so the three outfits from Rosemary Beach this week will not contain any jewelry in the photos (insert horror emoticon).  I will make suggestions as to what I was planning on accessorize with the outfit.

I will start today with my travel outfit.  The fun stripes and color of this summer dress put me in the perfect mood for the beach.  This is an oldie but a goodie from my closet but the real spark for this outfit is the shoes.  These are the  newest babies to join the collection and I pretty much cannot stop wearing them (as you will see in the next few posts).  The color, the south asian vibe and of course the tassels!  It is the trifecta of shoe perfection for me.  I was actually stopped in the airport three times by strangers (men and women) to tell me they love the shoes.

With the bold colorful stripes and busy shoe –  imagine my simple pearl 360 pearl earrings to avoid too many competing items.

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Tracey Reese dress (old but I adore this seasons version here, stripe dress here, gray and white stripe dress, mix print dress,

Kotur sandals (adore these tassel heels – Paul Andrew shoes, Loeffler Randall shoes, Antonio Melani shoes, Sam Edelman shoes,

Céline bag

Miu Miu sunnies

Cartier bracelets


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Multi-tasking OOTD – Blazer, Leather Leggings & Pops of Silver

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I hope everyone is having a great week!  We have been experiencing a slight temperature dip recently – perhaps the last hooray before the heat begins.  I decided to use multiple layers and all my favorite cold weather items – blazer, leather leggings, button down and skinny belt.

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Zara blazer (no longer available but love this summer linen black blazer, and this chic black blazer), White shirt (40% with code LOOK40),  Aritizia Leather Leggings,  Manolo Blahnik shoes (mine are sold out but this seasons leather version and suede version), Vintage Hermes belt, Target jeweled necklace (no longer available but I adore this similar jeweled bib necklace), Nadine Boutros ring, Miu Miu sunnies

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