Archives for March 2012

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Question of the month (from Andi): If you could have one celebrity’s (person, actress, model etc.) wardrobe, whose would it be and why? 
Miroslava Duma
All of these pics are from the last week or so. She’s always on trend or ahead of the trend and perfectly styled and accessorized. I like how she’s a risk taker and has fun with fashion but always still looks beautiful, polished and put together.

Here are some highlights from the blogs in my monthly blog share…
    So if you could choose, whose wardrobe would you have? Also, anyone buying lotto tickets? I’ve never bought any but I just might have to this time..

Aztec Skirt

Became obsessed with Aztec sequin skirts when I spotted this picture on pinterest (not to mention the Balenciaga clutch in the perfect peach tone!). I still haven’t been able to id the skirt. Anybody know who makes it?
So some quick googling led to the All Saints version, which is even more stunning than the one from pinterest. But at $275, it was a little steep for such a fun, trendy item.
 Some further searching led me to this. Express (of all places!) has an adorable option for $59. I called the stores around me and all of them were sold out in the smaller sizes so I went online and they had it! I ordered both the xs and s and the xs ended up fitting perfectly. I read reviews that it runs a little big. Anywhoo, if you’re in the market for a fun, flirty mini, check this one out for sure!! 
Btw…Express needs MAJOR help with their styling department. The styling in their ads are horrendous. They paired all their sequin skirts with a bunch of plaid shirts and western inspired jewelry. Not a fan!

Gold and Black Wedges

Absolutely loving my new wedges from Zara. They look so clean and minimalist in the front, really showcasing a good pedi (which I’m in dire need of!). But I like how the back flap extends higher than expected which adds an interesting edge to the shoe. Also love the gold heel, which brings the typically daytime wedge into the night with style. I cannot wait to wear these on casual summer evenings out with the girls and to several of the weddings we have lined up for the summer. I typically wouldn’t do a wedge for dressy occasions but this one is worth the exception! 
Any new shoes you’ve been lusting over?
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Floral Shorts

1. Ted Baker: Sophisticated color scheme and tailored fit
2. Forever 21: Fun, flowy, mini florals
3. Free People: The scalloped hem is too cute
4. No.21: Loving this hawaiian floral print and the white waistband
This is such a fun and easy trend for anyone to pull off. Pair with a slouchy t-shirt or a pastel blazer. If you really want to be daring, try a bandeau bikini top seen all over the runways under the blazer!

Floral Shorts Look Book

On mommy: Aritzia top  |  Aritzia shorts  |  Old Navy sandals  |  Goyard handbag  |  Ray-Ban sunnies 
On A: Gap dress  |  Walmart shoes

I love floral anything for Spring and I got excited when I came across these high-waisted flowy shorts. I think stripes (especially navy or black stripes on a white background) can easily work as staples against other prints and adds a little more interest to the look than pairing with a solid.

We’ve been absolutely enjoying this 80 degree weather here in Chicago and really hoping Spring is here to stay!