Valentine’s Day: What to Wear

Valentine's Day: What to Wear
Whatever the occasion, here are a few V-Day inspired outfits you can wear this week. Personally, I like subtlety on holidays… You won’t find me wearing jeans dotted with a heart print or a pullover with cupid plastered on the front (do they even make this?), so here are some understated ways to incorporate the love this week…
Office: Try going bold with red trousers and a ridiculously-cool tee. Adding a structured blazer pulls the look together. Luxurious touches like a gold cap-toe pump, a rich leather bag, and a menswear-inspired watch keep it classic and elegant.
Ferragamo trousers, DVF blazer, Markus Lupfer tee, Kate Spade pumps (similar), Hermes watch, Madewall bag, and Kelly Wearstler studs
Dinner Date: If you and your someone are going out to eat, opt for a classic black/white dress with just a slight nod to the heart symbol. Add statement earrings and a pop of red with your bag to make the look extra special.
Victoria Beckham dress, Saint Laurent pumps, Prada clutch, Dannijo earrings, Kelly Wearstler ring
Valentine’s Day Brunch: Whether you are hitting a cool brunch spot with your girlfriends or grabbing a bite with your man, a pretty lace pencil skirt gets a cool modern update when paired with a chambray and brogues. Add heart-shaped touches like diamond earrings and a patent pouch to stay on theme.
L.K. Bennet skirt (similar), Madewell chambray, DSW brogues, Michael Kors watch, Coach studs, Mango pouch
Staying In: If you are cooking dinner or lounging for V-day (because you are poor like my man and me), then all you need is just a pop of pink to spice up your usual basics. Add a stack of gold bracelets and trendy loafers to pull this classic look together.
Marc by Marc Jacobs jeans, V-neck blouse, J.Crew loafers, Eberjey bra, Amrita Singh bangles



What is your v-day plan and how will you dress for the occasion? Tell me in the comments!

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Velvet Blazer: Office to Cocktail Hour

Velvet Blazer: Office to Cocktail Hour
I haven’t done a “work to play” post in a long time, but I am in love with the idea of taking an interesting blazer, like this midnight velvet one by Mango, from the office to a night out.
1. A velvet blazer is a little unexpected in the workplace, but it looks rich and luxurious when paired with slim, printed trousers. Add a crisp button down and nude pumps for more classic touches. A menswear watch and cute leather backpack are great accessories for a polished but fresh office look.
Blazer: Mango (similar, under $150!), Trousers: Joie, Blouse: Acne, Bag: Dooney & Bourke, Pumps: Anne Klein (under $100!), Glasses: Oliver Peoples, Stud Earrings: Astley Clarke, Watch: Junghans
2. For cocktails, swap out the trousers for a romantic, brocade skirt. Layer a loose, white tank underneath the blazer to keep the look from being too structured or stuffy. An incredible statement necklace and cool, metallic pumps are on-trend pieces that can be incredibly versatile in your wardrobe. Add pops of color with a clutch and a swipe of bright pink lipstick, and you are ready to hit the town!
Blazer: Mango, Skirt: Stella McCartney, Tank: Etoile Isabel Marant, Pumps: Alejandro Ingelmo (similar), Necklace: Dannijo, Clutch: Acne (similar, under $30!), Bangles: Chanel, Lipstick: Bite Beauty

Round Up: Best Merch to Save the Boobies

It would be remiss if I let October go by without posting about ta-tas. As an advocate of pink on the reg, (see blog title…), I can’t help but love all the pink support that comes out during Breast Cancer Awareness month. What can be better than shopping AND helping other people?? Here are some of my favorite products you can purchase this month that will support the fight again breast cancer:

Breast Cancer Awareness

Clockwise from Top Left: Donna Karan Cashmere Eau de Parfum, Keep Calm and Fight On, Essie BCA Collection Polish, COACH leather bag, Movado Special Edition BCA watch, Giuliana Rancic for LOFT necklace, ECHO scarf, and Dannijo BCA bracelet

If you have any favorite pink products or stories, please share them in the comments!

One Blouse for Work and Play

Work --> Play
For the second installment of the transition from office to evening challenge, I chose this amazing blouse by Etro. Go with the natural tones for daytime, by choosing a classic nude pencil skirt and pumps. Chic black studs and a roomy leather bag in a contrasting hue pull the look together. For cocktail hour, ditch the conservative skirt in favor of skinny, black leather pants (or jeans if having leather plastered to your thighs isn’t your thing… It isn’t for everyone). Roll up the sleeves of the blouse to reveal a sick metal cuff, and step in to a killer pair of black pumps. Add small jolts of color with a bright red clutch and lipstick (the hue of the season), and voila! You are ready for a night on the town… Where would you wear this blouse, and how would you style it?

Spring Wish List…Round 2

Spring Wish List...Round 2
 To kick of May, here is my second Spring Wish List. What are your must-have picks for Spring?
Clockwise from top right: Manolo Blahnik Pumps, Zara Peplum Skirt, Richard Nicoll Maxi Dress, Dannijo Galapagos II Necklace, and H&M Jean Shorts.