Zara Parka with Detachable Waistcoat

Learning to distinguish between practical and impractical purchases is an important (albeit difficult) skill to acquire when one is an avid consumer of fashion and style blogs. I have made innumerable mistakes in the past on spur-of-the-moment purchases (with Goodwill donation slips as my witness) and I promised myself that I would take more care in vetting purchases. Utility jackets…

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Tweed Dress & Camel Jacket

Numerous Zara sale purchases have proven to be the downfall of my otherwise pretty uneventful credit card bill this month (the month is not over yet so I may have spoken too soon). I justified most purchases with a singular “probably would’ve gotten it two cuts ago” excuse but find comfort in the fact that I ordered everything with the…

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Sequin Chevron Skirt

The Dahlia chevron skirt worn below is the other sequin skirt mentioned in this post. I love both skirts but continue to struggle in finding pairings that downplay the glitzy-ness of sequins for daytime wear. My new challenge: wear them with colors other than black and white.   Zara Jacquard Peplum Top | Forever 21 Grid Pattern Georgette Shirt (similar here…

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Wear It Five Ways : Red Tights

Bright red tights are incredibly difficult to wear. For me, at least. I bought two pairs of colorful HUE tights on a whim last winter because I needed a pair of navy ones but the accompanying red pair was quickly stuffed to the back of my tights drawer. If I had my choice of shade, I would pick a deep…

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Rosettes

******In case you are not tired of shopping, the Target x Neiman Marcus collection is now 70% off in select stores****** Happy New Year, everyone! J. Crew coat (from 2010; this year’s version here), Uniqlo turtleneck, H&M blazer + gloves (similar), Free People skirt (from last year; similar here), See by Chloe bag, HUE tights, and Valentino shoes

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