Colorful Leather Jackets For Fall

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I am sure everyone is being bombarded with gorgeous chic black leather jacket options for Fall, so I decided to showcase a fun, and bright alternative.  Ditch your regular black leather jacket for some color!  Just because the weather is getting cold and dark, doesn’t mean your wardrobe has to match! Spice things up with a splash of color, and beat the coming Winter blues!

Here are some of my current favorites! All links to jackets are below!!


First Row: (Left to right)

1) Veda Max Classic Leather Jacket ( FYI- this jacket comes in 5 colors!)
2) Neiman Marcus quilted leather jacket (I love this color! And it’s on sale!!!)
3) 3.1 Phillip Lim cobalt jacket (I love the metallic finish! It’s pricey, but one of a kind!)

Second Row:

1) IRO ILARIA crackled leather jacket (the finish on this jacket is amazing) 
2) Ted Baker Ippal pink leather jacket (perfect mix of tough and girly!)
3) IRO Luiga red leather jacket (This red/orange color is to die for)

Make a Statement.

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Maybe it’s because I have been watching entirely too much Game of Thrones…(If that’s even possible!), but I have been lusting after elaborate, regal, and ornate statement necklaces lately.  The right one can bring an entire outfit together.  My favorite way to wear them is over a t-shirt though.  Laid back, and unexpected…it’s just a bit of sparkle to make you feel like a Queen.  (Or a Khaleesi)  Ok, I will stop now!

Check out my current picks for the most drool-worthy statement necklaces out there. All details on where to buy these gorgeous pieces are below!

Also, I am very sorry for my long hiatus from blogging! I was working on an incredible play, with a super talented cast.  It was written by my insanely talented boyfriend Chris Ferretti.  I will be doing  a feature on the play coming up!

Happy Tuesday! (& thanks Thao for getting me into Game of Thrones!  <3 you twinnie! )

1) Elizabeth Cole Stephanie Necklace (I love the subtle colors!)
2) Dylanlex Riley Necklace (Check out their website- you will drool!)
3) Lola Pixie Necklace (gorgeous detailing!)
4) Adia Kibur Crystal woven necklace (Great price!)
5) BCBGMAXAZRIA Multi Teardrop Necklace (gorgeous colors for Summer!)
6) Lulu Frost Poseidon Necklace (Love the silver/gold combo)




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My Favorite Winter Looks! (And where to buy them!)

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A Parka is a must have for cold weather, and this gorgeous Dawn Levy one is my favorite! This style I am wearing here has sold out, but a very similar one is on sale now at Bloomingdales!   Buy it HERE!  Click HERE to see other coats by Dawn Levy. Click the links below for similar Parkas on sale now!

Bag: Alexander Wang Diego, Boots: Jeffrey Campbell, Sunglasses: Marc Jacobs

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Here is another one of my favorite Parka looks.  This one is by Free People. I love that the bottom zips off, and the sleeves as well!  The Antik Batik clutch is the perfect compliment. Parka: Free People, Boots: Rag and Bone, Sunglasses: Karen Walker, Clutch: Antik Batik Quilted leather skirt- Topshop (Similar looks below!)
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I love neon coats in Winter, and J Crew makes the best ones!  I love mixing patterns like leopard with bright colors, it’s the perfect way to brighten up the cold Winter months!    Boots: Stuart Weitzman, Bag: Alexander Wang, Sunglasses: Karen Walker                            *************************Shop this look below!!!!*****************************




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I love leopard and studs, even in the cold weather. 😉  This coat is from Asos, and the bag is vintage Chanel.  My Chloe Susanna boots are easily one of my favorite pairs of shoes- in all seasons!  Shop this entire look below!
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I love layering fur vests over coats to make them warmer, and to change up the look of old coats in your closet. Here I put a fur vest over my Mackage coat.  The fur trapper hat is a great finishing touch. Shop this entire look below!!!
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Currently Craving

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My first CURRENTLY CRAVING post of 2014!
Here are just some items that I am lusting after.
 I am already getting Spring fever!
Details on where to buy everything are below!

First Row:

1) Forever 21 Marled Trench Coat-  (Incredible quilted faux leather sleeves!)
2) Rag & Bone Kendall boots- (Yet another amazing pair to lust over!)
3) Ray-Ban Ice Pop Wayfarer Sunglasses (Love the color! Other colors HERE)
4) Topshop Floral Print Tea Dress (Great with tights and boots in Winter!)

Second Row:

1) Alexander Wang Rockie duffel in peppermint (Check out the matching studs!)
2) Goldsign The Stevie Jeans (I love the grunge boyfriend look!)
3) Jagger Edge Montana iPhone case in floral with studs (Rocker chic for Spring)

Third Row:

1) Annabel Ingall Small Isabella Tote (Love this color for Spring as well)
2) Hipanema Bysance Bracelet (The colors are stunning- great for stacking)
3) Topshop clean edge fedora (Great year round color!)


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Snow Day

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I still love bright colors in Winter, I think they brighten up your mood.  I also love the print on this sweater, and even though it sold out fast, I found tons of sweaters that achieve the same look! Check below for all the links! Details on outfit below!

By the way…. my SensatioNail mani has lasted me over two weeks since Christmas! I seriously love this at home gel polish!

How are you staying warm this Winter? Share in the comments!


Hat: Shopbop basics, Sweater: Isabel Marant for H&M (Similar HERE, HERE, and HERE), Jeans: J Brand, Boots: Hunter (Love THESE too), Bag: 3.1 Phillip Lim (Love THIS color and size too), Rings: Bauble Bar and YSL


December Flowers


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Top: Forever 21, Skirt: Forever 21, Boots: Rag & Bone, Bag: Chanel (Similar HERE), Watch: Citizen (Similar HERE), Bracelet: Hermes, Hat: Topshop

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Neon Winter

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Parka- Aloha Rag (Similar HERE), Jeans: J Brand, Boots: Alexa Chung for Madewell (Similar HERE), Bracelet: Pamela Love (love THIS ONE too), Top: Lovers + Friends (ON SALE!),  Tote: 3.1. Phillip Lim, (Love this color too), Hat: Eugenia Kim


My Annual Under $100 Holiday Gift Guide!!!

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!!  My favorite time of year! It’s also the biggest shopping season, and yes, it’s STRESSFUL!  If you are like me, you are sometimes stumped when it comes to getting gifts for your friends. I always worry that I am buying them something that they already have, or something they won’t like. It’s also hard to find great, affordable gifts when you are shopping for multiple friends, or co-workers. I have put together my annual under $100 holiday gift guide- and included gifts for just about anyone. Bonus- most items are on sale, so keep your eyes open for codes and promotions for extra savings!


1) Paula Bianco Multicolor Tassel Scarf ( great colors, and can we worn with everything!)
2) Bailey for J Crew felt hat (Amazing price on sale + 40 % off all sale item on J Crew with code GIFTNOW)
3) J Crew travel wallet (also available in black + extra 40 percent off w/ code GIFTNOW)
4) Lovers + Friends laid back pullover (Love the colors and pattern!)

1) Marc by Marc Jacobs metal aviator sunglasses ( great colors!)
2) J Crew Cashmere Lined Smartphone Leather Gloves (They work with your touch screen phone! Yes!  And lined in cashmere? Yes please! Perfect gift!)
3) Bop Basics Cashmere oversized beanie (super warm and luxurious!)
4) BaubleBar crown midi ring (I am loving this midi ring trend! This is a cool one!)

1) Marc by Marc Jacobs Bianca print umbrella ( this will make your rainy days brighter)
2) BaubleBar original pave links bracelet (Check out the other colors too!)
3) Rebecca Minkoff mini wallet on a chain (comes in other colors too!)

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Black and Gold

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Coat: Michael Kors, Hat: H&M Men’s, (similar HERE and  HERE), Bag: Vintage Chanel (Similar HERE), Boots: Madewell (Similar HERE and HERE), Ring: YSL

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