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Posts from — December 2011

I Love Fushcia

I am in love with this color!

The Outfit Deets
Sweater: Ann Taylor Loft
Jeans: J Crew Ankle Toothpick Jeans
Necklace: Amrita Singh
Boots: Frye Melissa Tie Boots
Belt: Banana Republic

December 31, 2011   Comments Off on I Love Fushcia

Brown Booties

My husband and I hit Nordstrom’s Rack a couple days ago and I found these awesome Marc by Marc Jacobs chain ankle booties. So, naturally, I planned my going-out-to-dinner outfit around them.

The Outfit Deets
Blouse: J Crew Blythe Blouse in Extravagant Green
Cardigan: Ann Taylor Loft (last year)
Jeans: Genetic Shane Cigarette Jeans in Finn
Booties: Marc by Marc Jacobs Chain Ankle Booties
Necklaces: Dillards
Leather Jacket (in photo below): Tory Burch Sgt. Pepper Jacket via ebay
Purse: The Limited (old)

December 29, 2011   Comments Off on Brown Booties

Purple Passion

Christmas day we traditionally go to my in-laws for dinner. This J Crew blouse was a Christmas gift. I love how colorful it is and I really like this outfit. However, the shorts (bought on ebay) are really too large. I am taking them to get altered today as I think they will look much better if they are fitted correctly.

The Outfit Deets
Blouse: J Crew Blythe Blouse in Fiesta Purple
Shorts: Leather shorts from Tory Burch via ebay (love the chain link detail)
Boots: Diane Von Furstenberg Claude Suede booties (last year)
Necklace: Amrita Singh via Hautelook

December 26, 2011   Comments Off on Purple Passion

Christmas Eve

Merry Christmas! We’ve had a wonderful holiday so far, church on Christmas eve, dinner at my in-laws and a rowdy game of Apples to Apples. Hubby and I had to wake the kids up this morning at 6:30am! I can’t believe my little one wasn’t up at 5am. Lots of presents and love! Now, we have a little break before heading over to the in-laws again for dinner.

Here’s what I wore for church.

The Outfit Deets
Blouse: J Crew silk Rhea Popover in Black
Pants: The Limited Editor Pants in Red
Shoes: Ann Taylor peep toe pumps
Necklace: Kate Spade Kaledioscope Bib Necklace (a Christmas gift!)

December 25, 2011   Comments Off on Christmas Eve


I felt so awesome in this outfit! I saw these leather pants in a magazine and wanted them desperately but they were only on one website, not in my size and way too expensive. But, I kept thinking about them, so I decided to turn to my go-to website–eBay. No luck.

But, I saved the search and all of a sudden (it took almost 3 months!) they appeared as a buy it now, in my size (well one size too big, but I had the waist taken in and they are now perfect!), for less than a quarter of the price at the store. I love the color as it isn’t a chocolate brown but a burnt sienna.

We had a wonderful cocktail get together at a family friend’s house and then hubby and I decided to take advantage of our babysitter and go out for a drink.

The Outfit Deets
Blouse: Zara
Leather Jeans: Elizabeth and James Diedrick Leather Pants
Shoes: J Crew Alecia Nude Heels
Bracelet: Alisa Michelle Feather bracelet
Necklace: Banana Republic
Purse: (seen below as I forgot to photograph it with the outfit) The Limited-last year

December 24, 2011   Comments Off on Neutrals

Happy Birthday Heidi Krull!

Happy Birthday Heidi!

With all you do for others, your family decided it’s about time you did something for yourself! Let’s get together, weed through your closet, make a plan and go shopping!

Click here for your certificate.

I can’t wait to get together to do your closet makeover and start shopping!


December 23, 2011   Comments Off on Happy Birthday Heidi Krull!

Leopard and Sequins

OK, truth be told, this is not my favorite outfit. But, I’ll put it on the blog anyway… I think I need heels with it. I wore this out shopping and to lunch the other day.

The Outfit Deets
Jacket: No brand, bought at a consignment store. Love the style, leopard with black sequins.
Cami: Target
Jeans: J Brand Skinnies
Shoes: Lindsey Phillips Ballerina Slippers
Earrings: The Limited (yes, I wore earrings!)

December 23, 2011   Comments Off on Leopard and Sequins

Ice Skating

We took the family ice skating in Winter Park last night, although only Sofia and I skated. Um…we weren’t very good, but it was a blast. It’s warm out still (I’m SO sick of this warm weather!!!) but cold (obv.) in the rink, so I layered. 🙂

The Outfit Deets
Sweater: J Crew Merino Wool ruffle v neck (a couple years ago)
Jeans: Genetic Denim Shane Skinny Jeans in Finn
Boots: Vera Wang Lavendar Label via ebay
Scarf: J Crew in Bright Dahlia
Vest: Faux fur via Sophie and Trey

December 21, 2011   1 Comment

Grey, Checks and a Pop of Blue

My daughter had a field trip to see The Little Drummer Boy at a local marionette theater. I was a chaperone. I first put this outfit on with just the short sleeve sweater since it’s been in the high 70s here. But, the morning was cool so I decided to put the check blouse underneath. I like it better with the checked blouse.

The Outfit Deets
Blouse: J Crew (last year)
Sweater: Short Sleeve Grey Sweater BCBG via Nordstrom Rack
Jeans: J Brand Skinnies
Boots: Frye Melissa Tie Boots
Necklace: Kate Spade via TJ Maxx
Belt: Ann Taylor Perfect Calf Hair Skinny Belt
Bracelet: Blue bracelet, J Crew; Watch and bangles, Target

December 20, 2011   1 Comment

Holiday Silver and Feathers

We had a family brunch last Sunday as a little pre-Christmas celebration. I wanted to wear something festive but it had to be toned down enough to wear to church first. I chose this feather blazer. I just love the way it’s so glamorous!

The Outfit Deets
Blouse: Silver Metallic Tank by J Crew (very old)
Pants: Theory (old)
Jacket: Elizabeth and James Feather Tuxedo blazer via ebay last year
Necklace: Ann Taylor (last year)
Shoes: J Crew Silver Metallic Mary Janes via ebay

December 19, 2011   Comments Off on Holiday Silver and Feathers