Fuchsia and Bordeaux

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 102 0

J.Crew-Pink-Coat-Burgundy-Pleated-Skirt

BCBG-statement-necklace

J.Crew-Pink-Coat-Burgundy-Pleated-Skirt

Henri-Bendel-leopard-clutch

J.Crew-Pink-Coat-Burgundy-Pleated-Skirt

Coat: J.Crew. Blouse: J.CrewSkirt: J.Crew. Clutch: Henri Bendel. Shoes: Joan & David. Rings: Coach, Kate Spade. Necklace: BCBG. Sunglasses: Chanel.

 

I’m taking a short break from my Fashion Week posts to share this outfit and guest post I’m doing today for the super sweet Tash at her blog, Style-Isle, while she is on vacation.  I must confess that styling this burgundy skirt with this bright pink coat was not my idea.  I copied this combination from a J.Crew ad. . . the very same ad where I first laid my eyes on this beautiful fuschia coat.  I already owned the skirt, but I knew that once I bought this coat I would definitely pair them together.

 

Speaking of a vacay, I’m pretty excited to be heading to Chicago this long weekend with my family for a few days of fun, great shopping and delicious food.  Heading to the Windy City for Easter has become a tradition for our family, minus my brother.  A weekend of shopping is not exactly what he considers to be “fun”.  Oh, boys. . . what do they know!?  I’m also looking forward to indulging in what I think is the best cheesecake out there, after my Mom’s of course.  I think I’ve tried nearly every flavour of cheesecake on The Cheesecake Factory’s menu, my favourite’s being the Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Cheesecake and the Lemon Raspberry Cream. . . yummmm!

 

Today, I’m also linking up with the fabulous Lauren at her blog Style Elixir, for her Style Sessions series.  Thank you to both Tash and Lauren for allowing me to share my looks on your blogs!

 

 

 

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Neon

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 132 0

Jacket: J.Crew. Top: H&M Trend (recent). Skirt: J.Crew. Shoes: Nine West. Rings: Coach. Necklace: BCBG. Bracelet: H&M. Sunglasses: Chanel.

 

As soon as I saw this bright neon yellow top at H&M last week, I knew I had to buy it.  The colour is gorgeous, and the material feels like a super soft faux suede.  Obviously, neon was a huge Spring/Summer trend this year, but I’m really loving it for Fall too.  It feels a little unexpected paired with deeper, darker colours, and I love this yellow paired with bordeaux.  Will you still be wearing your neon pieces into Fall?

 

 

Lots o’ Leopard

Monday, September 17, 2012 168 0

Skirt: J.Crew. Jacket: BCBG. Top: Ann Taylor. Shoes: Joan & David (recent). Handbag: Chanel. Necklace: ASOS. Rings: Coach, Kate Spade. Bracelet: H&M. Sunglasses: Chanel.

 

While cobalt is one of my favourite colours for Fall, leopard definitely has to be my favourite print.  It’s so fun, feminine, versatile, and bold, yet it can still act as a neutral.  Are you loving leopard for Fall too?