Black & Gold

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Olivia Palermo + Chelsea28 Tie Neck Blouse and Accordion Pleat Skirt

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Olivia Palermo + Chelsea28 Tie Neck Blouse and Accordion Pleat Skirt

Olivia Palermo + Chelsea28 Accordion Pleat Skirt

Olivia Palermo + Chelsea28 top  //  Olivia Palermo + Chelsea28 skirt  //  Tom Ford ‘Fany’ sunglasses via IRIS the Visual Group  //  Zara heels (similar)  //  Chanel handbag

 

Black & gold…..such a striking, classic combo that I’ve had a long time obsession with. It feels elegant, sophisticated and chic. Two black & gold items in my wardrobe that I’ve recently picked up are these fab sunglasses and this sparkly top/skirt combo.

 

I can’t stop wearing these Tom Ford ‘Fany’ sunglasses from IRIS the Visual Group. They have a retro vibe that seems to add a coolness factor to everything I wear. I go through phases with my eyewear brand choices, and right now I can’t stop buying Tom Ford. I’ve recently picked up several pairs of Tom Ford sunglasses and eyeglasses from IRIS, as they have such a great selection.

 

Side note…speaking of eyeglasses…over the last few years, I’ve been noticing that my vision has been getting worse and worse. I’ve recently started wearing my eyeglasses more often, and my eye health has become a major focus for me. I’m super excited to partner with IRIS the Visual Group for 2017 to share the importance of eye health. Stay tuned for more to come!

 

Now, back to the black & gold convo…as for this stunning Olivia Palermo + Chelsea28 sparkly blouse and skirt, I was at the Nordstrom Yorkdale grand opening a couple months back, and saw this outfit on a mannequin. I feel immediately in love, and decided that I would go back the following week to try it on. Not even 5 minutes later, I saw another guest at the party wearing the exact same outfit! It looked stunning on her, and at that moment, I knew I needed to own this outfit. I love that they are separates instead of a dress, because i can split them up to create different outfits as well. Both of these pieces are keeping my black & gold love going strong.

 

LoveJenny1

 

Thank you to IRIS the Visual Group for sponsoring this post. As always, all opinions are my own.

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Dining Nook Look + Gray Malin Love

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 4 0

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Earlier this week, I shared a sneak peek into our bedroom (hope you enjoyed it!), and today, I’m super excited to feature some progress photos of our tiny dining space. And by “tiny”, I mean “TINY”! This wall with our table is only 6.5′ long, and it’s in the open space of our living room. We can literally only fit 2 chairs (I pull out 2 more folding ballroom chairs when we have guests), and the table had to be a max width of 36″ (tough to find)! This white IKEA table in the photos is temporary, until our marble tulip table arrives in December (that was a nightmare story that I’ll fill you in at a later time)! #cantwait

 

In my bedroom, the element I was most excited for was my Chasing Paper speckle wallpaper. In this space, this gorgeous Gray Malin photograph wins hands down for bringing me the most joy everyday (although I’m pretty thrilled with my chairs too). I’ve wanted a Gray Malin photo for years, and I’m completely OBSESSED with his work. For months, I would literally visit his website almost every day trying to choose which photo I wanted for our space. I finally narrowed it down to this stunning “Almafi Sunbathers“, and the really playful “Skinny Dip” Flamingo photo. Justin really didn’t have any opinions on how we decorated our condo (his only requirement was that it was “livable”), but I asked his opinion on this photography because I really couldn’t decide. He chose the Amalfi Sunbathers, so that was the winner!

 

This photograph is definitely a statement piece in our living space, and one I’ll know that I’ll cherish for many, many years to come. If you haven’t seen Gray’s work, definitely check out his website ASAP! You’ll fall crazy in love at first glance. And…he just posted a Black Friday sale, where you can save 30% off all photography with code TURKEY30 until Monday! This is his biggest sale of the year, so if you are debating buying a photo, NOW is definitely the time!! I’m also strongly considering purchasing one of his small sized (11.5″x17″) photographs for our picture ledge gallery above our sofa, but as always, I’m struggling to narrow down my top choice. I’ll definitely share it will you once I purchase it!

 

If you’re obsessed with Gray’s photography, also be sure to check out his book, “Beaches“. I literally purchased it the day it was released. I’ll often sit down with a glass of wine, flip through all of the stunning pages, and dream of being on one of those sandy beaches, sipping sangria and soaking in the sun. #summerdreaming

 

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Gray Malin Amalfi Sunbathers Photography

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Photograph: Gray Malin ‘Amalfi Sunbathers’  //  Chairs: Dwell Studio  //  Table: Ikea  //  Rug: Homesense  //  Book: Gray Malin ‘Beaches’

 

My second favorite element of our dining nook is definitely our turquoise and gold chairs. As soon as I saw these, I was smitten. I knew I wanted to reupholster them in either a peacock/teal blue or a cheetah print. Again, I asked Justin, who was leaning towards the turquoise, so that’s what we went with. You may have seen my sad story about these chairs on Instagram. Long story short, I had them reupholstered, and they came back with a big scratch down one side, and stinking of smoke. The awful smell has finally disappeared, and I’ve filled in the scratches with a gold leafing pen, but wow, it was stressful!

 

Once our new table arrives, this little space will be complete. I hope you enjoyed this look into dining nook, and I’ll be sharing a peek into our living area later next week! As always, thank you so much for following along!!

 

LoveJenny1

 

 

Black, White and Sparkle

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Coat: J.Crew(old) (similar from DKNY). Gloves: H&M (old). Pants: Gap. Booties: Nine West. Handbag: Chanel. Sunglasses: Gucci. Lipstick: MAC “Girl About Town”.

 

Raise your hand if you’re as fed up with this crazy polar vortex as much as I am!  I’ve just about hit my limit. Doesn’t Mother Nature know that it’s hard to wear pretty clothes and high heels when it’s constantly snowing and the temperature is below the freezing point?!  The only thing that can get me through these chilly days are pretty coats and sparkly accessories.

 

Speaking of sparkly accessories, many of you have asked me about these gorgeous bedazzled H&M leather gloves.  Unfortunately I purchased them last year, however H&M did make a very similar version this year in wool instead of leather.  I’m not sure if the gloves are still in stores, but I did see them last month.  Good luck if you’re on the hunt for these!