Apr 20, 2017

Sweater jacket

Only the last few years I have been wanting to wear knits, sweaters, cardis and so on. Somehow they all grew on me and are now a must in my wardrobe. Oversized especially, which are so easy to layer on anything and can be a statement piece in and of itself. This sweater caught my eye thanks to the zipper, which allows me to wear it as a jacket. I love the fact that I can zip up and be comfy in it, I love the mix of the colors, its tribal-like pattern and the fact that it's a longer length. It's a perfect one-more-layer piece to keep me warm before it gets really hot here.

Wearing: Ecote sweater jacket (similar Ecote here); Asos pants (similar here); Celine ankle peep toes (via TheRealReal.com; more affordable here); Brahmin purse (similar here).

Apr 16, 2017

Menswear, literally!

This old Target shirt today that I got quite a while ago in a men's department (I am sensing a theme here haha!). I love the vibrancy of the colors and the fit on me. It is a size S, but it fits loose, so just the way I like it! I wore it to the office too actually, paired with a tailored vest. But I most like wearing it on the weekends layered with a favorite cardi or styled like you see here. This laid back style is what I love most but for an extra oomph I added the high heel sandal (also a Target find). Hope you like it and thank you for visiting!

Wearing: Target men's shirt (old, similar here); G-Star jeans (old, similar here and here); Target block heel sandals; Etsy earrings; Zara bag (similar here and here).

Apr 13, 2017

Blue & black patent leather pumps

Fell in love with those two-tone Aldo pumps! I originally spotted a beige/red combo (check them out in my Instagram post here) in another blogger's post, and when I went on to Aldo's website, I saw these black/blue ones and sure enough couldn't settle for just one pair. Oops! I had the intention of getting only the beige/red ones, but how could I say no to these when I have actually been searching for a blue pair? So here we are... I love that particular blue shade; it is so rich and contrasts with black beautifully. I purposely wore this sea foam green sweater with them, because I thought that the blue and this very muted green will complement each other well and I un-humbly have to say that I like how this color combo turned out haha. Hope you like it too and thank you so much for visiting!

Wearing: Aldo pumps (now on sale for $40!); Asos white button down shirt; Forever21 sweater (similar here); Anine Bing jeans; Etsy earrings.

Apr 11, 2017

Knitted vest perfect for layering

Today, the best knitted vest to layer with anything! It's very lightweight and can be worn even on hot summer days with a tee (or without if you don't mind the length. I myself don't really wear crop tops). I layered it with a simple black blouse, but it will go great with a crisp button down shirt as well and both looks will translate into an office appropriate attire easily. I've said that before, but I love layering so naturally when I saw this vest I thought of so many different outfits I would be able to put together with it. I love the color too, very classic, simple and will go with any color even those crazy ones I wear sometimes haha! Hope you enjoy this post and thank you for visiting.

Wearing: Romwe vest; Forever21 blouse (similar here); New Look pants (similar here and here); Free People ankle boots (similar here and here); 3.1 Phillip Lim

Apr 7, 2017

The best sandal purchase

Seriously, Target? Yes, those sandals are a Target purchase! And I know over the years I've gotten some special pieces there (particularly when Target collaborated with fashion designers) and these sandals are a perfect example of that. So well made that they will serve me for years to come. I wanted to make this look casual (I do love casual wear) despite wearing a dressy, strappy sandal. So I layered on a tee, a sweater and a camo jacket on top of it. I love this camo jacket of mine; an old Old Navy purchase in a utility jacket kind of style that I can throw on casually over my shoulders. And you know me, I love layering, the more the better, so now I wonder what am I going to do in the summer?! I am totally a 'layers' person...

Wearing: Target sandals (also come in blue and taupe); Old Navy camo jacket (similar here and here); H&M yellow sweater (similar here); H&M white tee; Anine Bing (same style also here); Badgley Mischka bag (similar here).

Apr 4, 2017

Unique button down shirt


How amazing is this shirt? Basic at first glance, but at a closer look you notice the asymmetrical button closure across the chest. I fell in love with it when I saw it on Wendy of wendyslookbook.com a while back. I am glad it's still in stock so you guys can check it out for yourselves. I wore it a few times to the office and felt like I was wearing a special piece because that button detail is so unique! Every now and then I get so sick of office attire I need to wear every day to work, that a garment like this one truly provides a breath of fresh air.
Wearing: Sashion shirt; Zara coat (similar here and here); Monki jeans (similar here and here); Jeffrey Campbell lace-up booties (similar here).

Mar 31, 2017

Floral blouse

Nothing more appropriate for spring than flower prints, wouldn't you agree? And even though I am generally not a prints person, I can't help but want to wear bright colors and flower prints to reflect my mood that comes along with the spring. I am excited for this Zara top (skirt and dress in the same print) and different ways I can style it! Flowers very often come with boho style clothes that I am not a huge fan of (on myself), but this top is not boho at all! I think I might even get away with wearing it to the office underneath a structured blazer. What do you like wearing in the spring?

Wearing: Zara top (already sold out, similar here); Anine Bing jeans (plus similar here); Napoleoni ankle boots (old via TJ Maxx, similar here); DKNY leather jacket (old, similar here and here); Pulicati bag (old via TJ Maxx, similar here), Swatch watch.

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