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Weekend Sequins

This weekend was rather exciting as I can officially say that I am a graduate student! I had my first day of class this Friday and am happy to say have enjoyed the whole day spent on Saturday reading and doing my assignments. I can’t wait to continue on in this adventure. Graduate school is huge and always has been a dream. I am going to get my M.A in Marriage & Family Therapy. Did you go to graduate school? If so…please leave comments on your experiences and/or tips! Would love to hear them!

This outfit was what I wore for a lunch meeting this weekend. I purchased this sequin sleeve blazer a month or so ago and was very excited to wear it. It’s such a statement piece that I kept the rest of my outfit very simple.


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All that glitters…

HAPPY FRIDAY! 

There is something about sequins that just make me feel instantly better. For a meeting (fashion-based), I wore this gold sequined jacket that I had bought nearly three years ago. I kept the rest of my outfit very simple; total black. I did add some red lipstick to give my look a little va-va-voom. I also put my hair in a knot-bun, something I’m not usually one to sport. I’m all curls or straight hair, so testing new ways to “update” my hair is always fun!

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winter white with a twist

Who says you can’t wear white after Labor day? I think that winter whites are lovely…hence my outfit below. I love to wear all white during the winter with neutrals but since it’s been in the 70’s this week in Los Angeles, I felt I might as well start working my Spring wardrobe. I have had this hot pink blazer from Zara for ages and worn it a few times already, but it’s been sitting in my closet the past four months. I can’t say how happy I am to bring it out. Also, this is the first time I have worn my “Lila” color-block pumps from Sole Society. If you don’t know, I’m a Fashion Insider this January and I couldn’t be happier. You can view my looks here, or go onto the Sole Society webpage & see which shoes are my favorite.

Anyhow, this post is probably one of my favorites. I wore my white denim, a white basic t-shirt, & my hot pink blazer. The pink adds a nice pop of color and shoes really give it something extra special. The combination of purple and pink is one of my favorites. Although purple and pink can appear to be a very teenage color combo, this is how I put the two colors together to create a mature yet playful look.

Hot Pink Blazer from Zara, Snakeskin Purse from Chanel, Charm Bracelets from Confiance, White Jeans c/o Sugar & Sequins, Earrings from Forever 21, Lila Color-Block Heels from Sole Society.

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Luichiny Purple & Pink Heel – $95 McQ by Alexander McQueen Pink Blazer – $570 Paige Denim White Skinny – $158 Style Tryst Clutch- $86

Simple Sequins

My love for sequins I’m sure is very well known. I think a little sparkle can be chic, especially if done right. Today’s outfit was before a late lunch/early dinner. I was wearing this outfit during the day with black ballet flats before I switched to my blush suede pumps from ShoeMint.

I wore these heels because I love the “school girl” vibe they bring to my outfit. A t-shirt & sequin skirt can be very fun for a casual day out (at least in my world!). I love how casual this look can be with ballet flats, or amped up for night with heels.

I hope you enjoy this outfit post!

Mocha sequin skirt; own, White T-shirt from Active, Blush Suede “Edith” from ShoeMint, Python handbag from Chanel, Bangles from Forever 21.

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Mocha Sequin Skirt – $48 Steve Madden VIKTOREE – $105 MICHAEL KORS Clutch – $68 Kaneesha Bangles – $36

White Blazer

I have had this white blazer for months and am so happy to have finally taken out of the back of my closet! I don’t know why I never wore it before, but there is something that intimidated me about it. I’m not one to wear white much, so that’s probably why I hesitated. For this look, I was going to dinner at one of my  best guy friend’s house. It was casual yet chic dinner so I decided to throw on my  leggings & white blazer.

I don’t know what inspired this look except for the fact that I love black & white together. I wore my favorite over-the-knee boots from Bakers Shoes & my favorite multi-strand pearl necklace my boyfriend bought me two Christmases ago.

Anyhow, I hope you enjoy this post :).  I have also been using a better camera too lately and not my point and shoot. I hope you enjoy the quality of images! This was taken on one of my balconies in my house.

Blazer personal collection, Leggings from American Apparel, Necklace from Kenneth Jay Lane, Ring from Forever21, “Farah 2” over-the-knee boots from Bakers Shoes.

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J.Crew Blazer – $60 Bakers “FARAH 2” – $80 American Apparel Legging – $55 Much Too Much Pearl Necklace – $40

Fur & Leather

I am still obsessing over this faux fur jacket I bought from 2b by bebe. It’s so comfortable and warm that it’s become my new obsession! I already wore it with jeans for a day of shopping (you can view it here). This time, I wanted to try something different. I tucked in the sweater into my faux-leather pleated skirt (which I am also in love with) & for the first time in maybe…years, I wore a pony-tail. I never wear my hair up so it was a new leaf turned over. I am still unsure about it, but will try to incorporate up-do’s in the future to get over my fears.

For some reason, there is just something about all black that I find intriguing. I like to mix textures when wearing all black so it doesn’t look so…bland. Fur, leather & sequins…oh my!

Skirt from Storets.com, Faux Fur Jacket from 2b by bebe, Booties from Bakers Shoes, Bracelets from Forever 21, Tights H & M.

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Nine West – $79 Kensie Fur Vest – $41 Pleated Faux Leather Skirt – $65 Sequin Clutch – $24

Stars in my eyes

Happy Monday!!

I hope you all had an amazing weekend! Please tell me about it in comments below or tweet me!

As you know, I have recently bought this skirt from Zara and have been obsessed. I already wore it as a top (which you can see here) and so I finally chose to wear it as a skirt. I threw on a pair of solid black tights, and wore a cardigan in a cowl-neck style that I love so much. Then I added some sparkle with my sequin clutch. After all, how could you not sparkle while wearing stars?

I am also wearing my newest necklace, another crescent moon & star except this time the star is dangling. My boyfriends step-mother gave it to me & I’m so happy to have another crescent moon & star necklace to add to my collection 🙂

Star print skirt from Zara, Sunglasses from Chanel, Knuckle Ring from Forever 21, Ankle boots from Baker’s Shoes, Crescent and dangling star necklace from Eve’s Addiction.

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GAP Star Skirt $13 BCBGeneration Sequin Clutch – $48 Giuseppe Zanotti – $350 Black House White Market Cowl Neck- $74