Outfit | Navy Pencil Skirt

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All I can say here is, I apologize if my pale legs blind you.  I think it’s pretty obvious that I could use a day or two outside!

Sweater: J.Crew (older, but love this one) | Skirt: J.Crew | Shoes: Christian Louboutin | Necklace: Gift from my BFF (similar here) |

Nail Polish: Chanel Black Satin | Ring: Vale Jewelry

Photos By: Jennifer Christie Photography

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My Style | A Few of My Favorite Things

Someone recently asked me if I had some favorite pieces in my closet.  And while, I pretty much love everything in my closet, I took a look and pulled a few of my favorite things.  Here are just a few.  And please feel free to comment and tell me what your favorite pieces are in your closet.

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1.  This is my grandmother’s mink stole.  She gave it to me a while ago and I cherish it.
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2.  I will aways love my very first pair of Louboutins.  They’re timeless and super comfortable.  But what I love most is Greg surprised me with them  for Christmas a few years ago.  As you can see, they’ve gotten some wear!

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3.  This Chanel bag was my 10 year wedding anniversary gift from Greg.  I picked it out through email while on vacation in Aruba.  I typically wouldn’t make such a big purchase without seeing it in person, but I knew “she” was mine at first sight.
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4.  I bought this necklace from Net-a-porter a few years ago.  And while I felt a bit guilty about the price tag, I have definitly gotten my ROI on this piece.  It was a smart purchase because the colors are so neutral that I can wear it with pretty much anything.  And I do!
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5.  As you know, I tend to monogram a lot of my clothing…bathing suits, shorts, jeans, and tops.  Here is a stack of sweaters and tees I have monogrammed.  I couldn’t choose because I love them all!
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6.  I will admit, this piece sits in my closets for a good part of the year, but I still love it.  This isn’t your every day jacket, however when I wear it I feel chic and hip and feminine.  I love wearing this with a white tee and destroyed jeans.
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7.  And last but not least is this little number.  I just purchased this baseball tee and I can’t wait to wear it.  I do wish I sized down because it’s a bit oversized, however I will make it work!

1.  Vintage Stole | 2.  Christian Louboutin 85mm Simple Pump | 3.  Chanel Bag | 4.  Net-a-porter (older, but love this one) | 5.  J.Crew Sweaters & Tees | 6.  J.Crew Colletion Jacket (older, but love this one) | 7.  Wildfox Baseball Tee (sold out, but love this one)

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Outfit | The Colored Chino

It’s always a great idea to own a few pair of chinos.  Whether they’re the classic khaki chino, an army green pair or the leap a faith….the colored chino.  You can do just about anything with the chino pant, but I find myself usually pairing mine (regardless of the color) with a heel (or wedge) and a feminine top, because the last thing I want is to walk out of the house looking like Greg and I planned our outfits.

So, if it’s a boyfriend chino, pair it with a more fitted top or sweater.  If it’s a skinny chino, perhaps go with a long cardigan, and a great fitting tee underneath.

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Top: H&M | Pants: Gap (older but leather version here) | Shoes: Christian Louboutin | Bracelet: Vale Jewelry | Ring: Vale Jewelry | Belt: Madewell (older but similar here)
 

Photos by Jennifer Christie Photography

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