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October Outfit Roundup

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Skirt: White House Black Market Sweater: Banana Republic ( shop similar sweater ) Shoes: Kate Spade ( shop similar shoes ) Pants: HEI Shirt: Gibson Shoes: Michael Kors Sunglasses: Versace ( shop similar glasses ) Sweater: Leith Skirt: Vince Camuto Shoes: Michael Kors Sunglasses: Coach Sweater: Loft ( shop similar sweater ) Jacket: BlankNYC Jeans: Loft Booties: Franco Sarto Necklace: So Good Jewelry Headband: Talbots Jacket: Banana Republic Pants: Loft ( shop similar pants ) Shoes: Michael Kors Sunglasses: Versace  Turtleneck: Banana Republic Sweater: Banana Republic Jeans: Old Navy Shoes: Michael Kors Purse: Michael Kors Sweater: Banana Republic Skirt: Halogen  Belt: Copper Penny Boutique ( shop similar belt ) Hat: Halogen  Sunglasses: Versace  Necklace: So Good Jewelry Shoes: Jessica Simpson  ( shop similar shoes )

Fly and Flower Show

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Tuesday night I got to go to an amazing event that showcased the amazing art of my good friend Claire Kendall in collaboration with the incredible clothing of the Fly Modern Apparel Boutique . Claire has been creating this ingenious line of paintings in which she takes fashion photos from blogs, and instagram and other avenues and paints the photos and replaces the model's head with a flower. Yes, it's a slightly odd concept when you hear it for the first time, but the final result is inspired and ethereal. I've been obsessed with this collection of paintings since she first opened them at the end of September. I actually found out tonight that I was her very first purchaser on this collection! And I personally think that one of this distinctive pieces is a must-have for every fashionista and art lover: and you can't beat supporting a local artist. Tonight's event was especially special because not only did Claire paint the models from Fly, but she also had a hand

Reviving That Beloved Outfit

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I felt like this outfit needed its very own post because it is one of my favorites. I originally put this outfit together when I was maybe 14 or 15. I absolutely loved it and it felt like I've worn it about once a week since then: until a year or two ago. And then at that point the original peasant blouse that I wore with this vest was yellowed and the seams had torn (since it was originally a size too small, but it was the only thing that worked). It was a sad day that blouse died. And I spent the next couple years desperately searching for another similar blouse so that I could wear my favorite outfit. The search ended a couple weeks ago in a mall in Raleigh. I was walking to the American Girl store (yes, I still love American Girl Dolls) and I saw the blouse in the window at White House Black Market. I practically screamed in the middle of the mall and promptly went in and bought it. I didn't even try it on. I've never actually done that with a garment before. But it wo

September Outfit Roundup

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Shirt: Gap   Skirt: Elie Tahari   Belt: Copper Penny Boutique ( shop similar belt ) Shoes: Michael Kors   Dress: Nine West   Belt: shop similar belt  Shoes: Michael Kors