Nude

Black, White & Gray 

Cheers to the weekend!

I still cannot believe that it’s mid December and it’s still so mild outside. But i’m not complaining by any means. I’m enjoying every bit of it while it lasts.

 
I put together today’s look with a relaxed vibe in mind. When you think of mini skirts, sexy automatically comes to mind because you are showing your legs. Also usually with a-line skirt, pairing it with a more fitted top tucked in gives you a more pulled together look. Instead I wanted to look less put together so I left my white button up hanging over the skirt. I paired it with some pantyhose from H&M, which are super cheap and is usually my go to place to buy them. Over the years i’ve had such a love/hate relationship with pantyhose. They’re such an essential item when you live in a colder climate yet they can be such a pain in the butt. They do wonders for our legs, but god forbid something clings onto it and there goes that pair. I’ve purchased expensive pairs and i’ve purchased cheaper ones. The conclusion is I don’t see a huge difference in fit, but a slight difference in the amount of wears you get out of it. They both get ruined the same way, but with a little hair spray or a little freezing technique (I can’t wait to try) apparently they last longer. I finished up the look with a leather jacket from Suzy Shier and some black booties. Lastly, I tied a gray knitted sweater around my waist for some cool factor. For me this is a great styling trick to make you look less put together, as if little to no thought was put into your look. Paired with a leather jacket and you’re an instant cool chick. Sexy is always the easy route for us women, but try turning that sexy look into something loose from time to time because loose is sexy too.

 

Get style inspired and shop this look below!

Photography by Shantel Rousseau

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Vero Moda VMVEGA Shirt

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Similar, Zara Leather Jacket

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Forever 21 Marled Mini Skirt

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Similar, Gap Roll Neck Ribbed Sweater

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Similar, H&M Platform Ankle Boots

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H&M 2-Pack Semi Shiny Tights

I’ll Have A Camel And Black Combo Please!

Happy Friday everyone!

I know we always say it this time of the year, but can you believe it’s already December? But hey the closer we are to Christmas means that we are that much closer to Summer! Nothing but positive thinking over here.

 

Today I’m wearing my go-to camel coat. Camel coats are super popular right now and they’re just an awesome neutral piece to have to throw on over any outfit. If you’re pretty clueless about what your personal style is, a camel coat can give you an instant cool factor and easily give people style envy. It’s a great starter piece that will stay as a staple in your wardrobe. I’m a huge fan of the camel and black colour combo so I had to take it for a spin myself. This is a simple look you can recreate by just wearing black pants, a black top and black shoes and then of course topping it off with the camel coat. For my top I decided to wear a graphic sweater to just give the look a pop without colour. This is something you can also try, if neutrals are your thing but you are unsure on of how to incorporate some pop in your look, try a graphic top. I mentioned in a previous post that I snatched up my camel coat from H&M for a great deal, but I also have my eye on a few other candidates. Zara and Topshop are my two in-store options, but I haven’t really scoped out the online options. This is a piece you will definitely want to try on for fit, length and warmth before making that commitment. For a good quality one that can take you into at least five seasons that you will drop a couple hundred dollars on, you should get it right the first time. When I make that decision I’m really looking forward in sharing that with you guys and possibly do a ‘ways to wear’ a camel coat style story.

 

In the meantime, get style inspired with this look and shop some camel coat options below.


 Photography by Jae Lindo

 

 

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Forever 21 Wide Brim Hat

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Similar, Nasty Gal Off-Duty Embellished Sweater

 

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Similar, H&M Pile Coat

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Similar, Zara Hand Made Coat

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Similar, ASOS Cocoon Coat

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Similar, Topshop MOTO Black Ripped Jamie Jeans

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Forever 21 Flatforms

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Calvin Klein Leather Gloves

Nude, But Not Naked

Happy Friday everyone!

This look is my way of being nude without exactly getting naked. If you’re not exactly an all black kinda gal and colour is not your thing,  head-to-toe nude is a great alternative. You don’t have to match the nudes either, just play with different shades of it. Nude is often used as a lowkey colour, barely there and can go un-noticed. But with this look you really can make a bold statement. Wearing the same colour at least three times in an outfit, people take notice. I added the blazer to this look because just the leggings and turtleneck on their own, it can feel quite bare. I just felt I was missing that third piece. Instead of finishing the look with pumps I decided to wear my gladiator heels. A little business on top and a little party on the bottom. 

Hope this look gives you a little style inspiration to take your nudes up a notch. Shop the look and see some more snaps below.

   

  

  

  

 

  

   

Photography by Shantel Rousseau

 

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Similar, Missguided Nude Long Sleeve Turtleneck Bodysuit

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Similar, Missguided Taupe Blazer

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Missguided Nude Crop Leggings

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Lola Shoetique Robyn Gladiator Heels

Black, White & Nude


  
  
  

Say hello to my version of the ‘red, white and blue’. This look may not work for the corporate office, but it’s a great Monday look for the creative office. These Missguided crop leggings are a great way to dress up a sporty look. I paired mines with a black cami from Topshop over a white structured top from Zara. You may recall this trend was huge in the 90s and even Cher Horowitz was seen sporting it. It’s been making a comeback over the years as seen on the runways. Finished the look with some nude pumps from Forever 21. Get style inspired and shop this look below.

 

 

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Turtle Neck Top

 

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Petite Ribbed Cropped Cami

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Nude Crop Leggings

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Faux Leather Pointed Pumps

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Simply Said

Keeping it simple with some ripped denim, a white structured top and nude pointed toe pumps. I have to admit, I’m becoming a bit obsessed with nudes and neutral tones. It simple, chic and can actually make your outfit look expensive. Nudes go with anything, so you can easily mix and match the same pieces to create your personal uniform. Style Tip: When in doubt, wear nude. I’m also a huge fan of pairing the not so obvious pieces together – like I did here with a more dressier top and ripped denim. This top was actually purchased back in 2011 from Zara and I ‘ve kept it in good condition because it’s one of my favourite pieces. Boxy tops like this are still in and is actually a classic piece because you can use this to build with other pieces in your wardrobe. Also, white is still going strong and again another hit for Spring, as seen on the SS15 runways.

 

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Photography by Marvin Morgan

Structured top, oldie from  Zara

Ripped jeans, Bluenotes Jeans

Pointed toe pumps, Forever21

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