Monday, January 2, 2017

Stepping Out

Hey Babes!!! Can you believe that today marks the very first Monday of 2017?! I tell ya, time waits for no one! 2016 was quite a memorable year, to say the least. Personally speaking, with it came a number of challenges and rewards. I am so thankful that the rewards outweighed the challenges - I am stepping into 2017 full of hope, joy, and purpose!
But most importantly, let's chat about what I’m wearing! ๐Ÿ˜ I’m going to let you in on one of my shopping secrets: The beginning of the year is the best time of year to score BIG on special occasion wear! You know how I love dressing up! Check this out- Not only is there an overflow of styles/sizes available…prices usually drop during the first months of the year which means that you can get the biggest bang for your buck! When considering whether or not to purchase special occasion wear, I always plan ahead. For instance: ‘What events will I be attending in the Spring, Summer, and Fall of 2017? Do I have any special travel plans? Which items did I fall in love with this season but I didn’t snag because I didn’t love the price?’ Yes, if I loved it in November- odds are it will be on sale come January/February and it will look just as great the following November- especially if I get it for a steal-LOL!
Oftentimes we think of special occasion wear in terms of dresses, but separates actually make an equally awesome option! You can mix and match items depending on your style preferences and or needs, dress them up or dress them down depending on the event-  basically styling separates give YOU total control ๐Ÿ˜ I love styling dressy separates, and one of my Favs , Eliza J., offers up fantastic options on a silver platter. I’ve been a fan of Eliza J. since they hit the scene, in fact to be honest, they are the reason that I rack up a number of points at Nordstrom ๐Ÿ˜I am so happy to team up with them, showcasing a few of my favorite style picks!!!! Stay tuned Babes, this look represents pick 1 of 3  ๐Ÿ˜Š

Until next time,
XO


Earrings: Similar here| Sequin Top: c/o Eliza J.-available here| Plaid midi skirt: c/o Eliza J.-available here
Faux fur stole: Here| Red patent leather sandals: Old- other options here, here, and here| Clutch: Old


40 comments:

  1. This whole look is so amazing! I love the sequins with the windowpane print. That added touch of fur is everything! You look great!

    Denise | Fashion Love Letters

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    1. The windowpane print midi skirt is my favorite thing about this look, it is such a classic and will most definitely be in rotation for years to come- thank you!!!

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  2. this whole look is gorgeous. So so so fabulous and chic

    Life is just Rosie
    Instagram

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  3. Just so Fabulous and I love it all. . .Happy 2017 my dear.

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  4. Looking so fabulous! Love it!
    xo - Ana Luiza
    Northwest Blonde

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  5. So, so gorgeous! Happy new year to you too, xo

    -Patti
    http://notdeadyetstyle.com

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  6. Dazzling. I saw this at Patti's Not Dead Yet Style.

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  7. Fabulous outfit! I'm a big fan of sequins too - that top is divine. Love your blog x
    Anna
    www.annasislandstyle.com

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    1. Thank you Anna! I think sequins have made a comeback in a major way- and I'm HERE for them :)

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  8. This outfit is absolute perfection! Thank you so much for linking up with the Trend Spin Linkup!

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  9. Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style

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  10. Va va va voom! You look spectacular. I love all of the little details, from the gorgeous earrings to the red shoes. :)

    Thanks for sharing on #FridayFrivolity

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    1. Thank you Audrey!!! Initially I had planned to wear black shoes with it, but then I said "No!", that's too predictable, LOL!

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  11. Loving all the luxe touches in this glamorous look! Who knew neutral shades could look so colorful and eye-catching in different fabrics and prints? Those statement earrings pick up each shade from your outfit and really pull it together beautifully!

    <3 Liz
    www.withwonderandwhimsy.com

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    1. Hey Liz!! Thank you very much! I really love how this came together, the separates that I picked from Eliza were amazingly versatile!
      XO

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  12. Dear Joi, I really really love your fabulous style! You look stunning!
    Thanks for linking up with tinaspinkfriday :)
    xxxx

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  13. Very pretty and unique. You look like no other and stunningly so. Thank you for adding your post to my Fine-Whatever link up.

    Rena
    www.finewhateverblog.com

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  14. Your outfit looks absolutely gorgeous! Love it!

    Thanks for linking up with Beauty by Miss L weekly link up!
    http://www.beautybymissl.com/category/weekly-fashion-linkup

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  15. Fabulous outfit - you look absolutely stunning! I love the sequin top. I've just started a new link up and would love for you to pop over and join in :-)

    Emma xxx
    www.style-splash.com

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  16. So glam and stylish! You're just werking this outfit! Elegance at its apex!

    Edwige | htp://www.hypnozglam.com

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    1. Thank you Edwige! I just cannot resist a touch of glam!!

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  17. Love this look. Love your skirt and how you have styled it :)

    Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays last week, you will be one of my features this week when it opens later tonight.

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  18. I love all your outfits! They are stunning and totally adventurous! Would love if you can link up to http://the-wardrobe-stylist.com/2017/01/15/guide-flooring-for-bathrooms

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  19. You are so glam!!! Love the fur

    michellespaige.com

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