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Ravishing Red

Tano Celebrity Stunt Bag $289

Banana Republic Cyclone Rain Boot $79.50

Toy Watch Oversized Plasteramic Watch $225

Aeropostale Plaid Wool Toggle Coat $49.75

Halston Heritage Red Silk Shirtdress $295

302 Red Desk Phone $59

Kate Spade Short Stories Collection $35

Chalet Red Throw $29.95

Urban Renewal Kilt $48

 

I love red!  Red always makes me happy it makes me feel bold, sassy, and vivacious.  I think red would be a color I would say best suits my personality, so when I am not feeling most like myself I incorporate it more into my daily life.   With last week being feel of major decisions and my confidence that I made the right choices wavering, simple red hues remind me of all the bold chances I have taken that have paid off.

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Military Coats

1. Piperlime Aryn K. Military Jacket $108

2. Anthropologie Cream Confection Coat $178

3. Jack by BB Dakota Fonda Stripe Coat $80

4. Calvin Klein Ruffle Bottom Belted Coat $219.99

5. Laundry Long Sleeve Flared Military Coat $199.99

6. Top Shop Girly Skirted Coat $190

I have always really loved outerwear, and I would be a liar if I told you I had a shortage of: coats, jackets, blazers, or vests.  I just can’t help myself, but the military trend with feminine details are some of my favorite ways to update your classic peacoat.  Whether you choose an option with a bold stripe, double breasted, ruffles, pleats, a cinched waist or flared waist its certain to turn heads.

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1.  Jcrew Marled Apres Cardigan $135

2. Zara Jacket with Plush Points on the hem $59.90

3. Anthropologie Filamentous Cardigan $149

4. American Eagle Cable Wrap Knit Cardigan $89.50

5.Mod Cloth All the Bluster Cardigan $79.99

6. Lilly Pulitzer Shere Sweater Coat $348

I have a real obsession with layering, and it seems much more appropriate in the fall and winter, I won’t lie I do it year round.  My obsessions for chunky cozy cardigans is no secret and these are some of my favorites.  Each have their own special detail whether: ruffles, fringe, cable stitching, or herringbone designs.  Leave these beauties open in the front or cinched with a favorite belt, just remember layer with tanks, love sleeve shirts, blouses, and button downs.  Remember texture is key, keep warm!

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The Mtv Video Music Awards were last night and the stars were out in some fun flirty looks.  Common theme for the night were party dresses in black, white and metallic hues.  Here are some of my favorites and some attainable options to rock similar looks.

Right: bebe leather panel dress bebe.com $189

Emma Stone rocked in a leather sheath mini dress, the conservative style was perfect for the sultry fabric.  She paired her rock and roll look with black crystal adorned louboutins.  

Right: Hook and Eye Mini Dress Victoriassecret.com $89

Despite Kesha’s terrible braid and the fact that her dress was made out of garbage bags the cut and style of the dress is fantastic.  The plunging neckline is balanced with the semi covered shoulder. The garbage bag sheen also creates an interesting texture that creates a subtle metallic.

Right: Silver Ruched Party Dress Edressme.com $218

Selena Gomez Shimmered in a silver lamè corset dress with draped grecian inspired skirt.  The draping, killer slit, and shimmering color radiated against the white carpet.

Right: Sequin One Shoulder Dress Arden B $98

Audrina Patridge is the queen of being sultry chic, her sequin mini dress was no exception.  It seemed that she had one too many accessories on with the multi strand belt, and chunky bangles.  I also didn’t love the pairing of the gold balmain shoes with the silver dress,  but the dress alone is delicious.

Right: Black and white Dress asos.com $43.16

My absolute favorite of the night was Ashley Greene, the black and white contrasting frock she war was flawless.  From the lace bodice, the black waist with coordinating white bow, and fearless mini length.  The minimal accessories with her hair down complete the look.

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Simple Trinkets

Guess who is not having the best day ever?  That would be yours truly!  When I have a rough day I like to think about simple things that make me smile.  My favorite trinkets are little inexpensive finds, and something about etsy makes me feel like the handmade trinkets are that much more special.  Here are some of my quick pick me ups for the day!

Burlap Ticking Pillow http://www.etsy.com/shop/LittleMissMomma
$30

Sideways Cross Bracelet http://www.etsy.com/shop/classicdesigns
$39

Crab Compact Mirror http://www.etsy.com/shop/ByMiMi
$25

Vintage Ice Cream Bowls http://www.etsy.com/shop/Lisseque
$14

Fleur De Lis Frame http://www.etsy.com/shop/EmbellishedBayou
$25

Monogrammed Soap http://www.etsy.com/shop/soapsationalcreation
$4

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Fall Preview

After a mini hiatus I am back on the blogging bandwagon.  Summer in New York has been brutal I usually wish for endless summers but the humidity and heat has just been too much this summer.  I am already lusting for fall: earthy colors, preppy accents, layering, boots, and feminine frills to mention a few!  Take a look at a couple of my fall picks!

Boatneck 3/4 T oldnavy.com $14.50

Argyle Socks Brooksbrothers.com $22.50

Bow T-Shirt modcloth.com $87.99

Spotted Calf Hair Belt jcrew.com $60.00

Grey Cargo Pants anthropologie.com $88

Cole Haan Cognac Over the Knee Boots piperlime.com $448

Ruffled Vest madewell.com $62

Olive Oxfords stevemadden.com $99.95

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Lady Gaga MSG 7/6/2010

Very last minute last night I had the opportunity of a lifetime, not just seeing LADY GAGA but with floor tickets!!  The show was nothing short of amazing, and given the opportunity I would die to go again.  Not only is her talent endless but there is something fearless about her style.  It’s not for everyone but fashion is fun so whether you want to take some of the gaga inspired pieces and incorporate them into your wardrobe, or simply where that funky ring you think is excentric. Remember fashion is fun so bold or go home!

Bronze Leather Half Gloves ecrater.com $35

Embellished Headband topshop.com $40

Lanvin Ruffle T  netaporter.com $680

Alexander Wang Cat Sunglasses Shopbop.com $325

Alice and Olivia Sequin Short cusp.com $88.50

Asymmetrical Corset Dress Asos.com $143.73

CrossBody Crystal Clutch judithleiber.com $2495

Leather Studded Vest bluefly.com $331

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