May 14th, 2013

daily outfit: the “swan song" edition.

i have no idea what that saying really means, but i do know the high today is 80 degrees, & i plan on walking around the lake (a couple times) over the noon hour.

therefore, light layers seem appropriate—as does a swan-themed top, right?

&, can i get a golf clap for the first appearance of open-toed wedge sandals at the workplace? 

hallelujah it feels like spring…

(side note: speaking of golf, let’s cross our fingers that this weekend will finally be the weekend i get in my 1st round of the year!)

April 24th, 2013

daily outfit: the “high today of blah" edition.

if you’d look outside this morning, you’d think it’s October 24th.

it’s been gray & raining since the streets flooded last week,

today’s high is in the mid-forties,

there’s a chance of a snow-mix at some point,

blah blah blah.

on April 24th, i prefer sun, bright flowers & light layers.

but the reality is still my beloved Frye boots, skinny Joe’s jeans & my floral print Marc by Marc sweater.

i guess i shouldn’t complain, i do love this sweater & it’s been months since i’ve worn it, but still… 

November 14th, 2012

daily outfit: the “black & white & cold all over" edition.

i love the fall & winter. i do. especially the months from September to January. it really is my favorite time of year.

however, waking up & getting through the transition from warm jammers to layers of clothing is something i loathe each & every morning.

unless… unless there are pretty things that i love slipping into during those chilly months.

that was very much the case this morning, as i stepped into my slippers & stood in my closet- taking in each & every sweater i own.

this one, in particular, qualifies as one that i adore- a Ralph Lauren classic.

add in an Old Navy tank, a Gap long sleeve tee, Joe’s skinny jeans, & Frye boots…& i’m set for the day-

all warm & cozy & back to loving the chill.

October 25th, 2012

daily outfit: the “i’m beginning to think Frye should really pay me for being loyal to their boots er’yday" edition.

this picture was from a couple days ago.

i woke up with a headache,

convinced myself that i was coming down with some sickness,

felt totally crummy,

but yet had a long, long day ahead.

it’s times like that when i’m glad my office values a casual work place,

when i’m glad i have go-to skinny jeans, tunic tanks, comfortable sweaters, & Frye boots,

when i’m glad i have a twenty minute commute where i can decide if making it through the day is really a good idea,

& when i’m thankful my hair typically cooperates.

  • DKNY sweater
  • Old Navy tank
  • Joe’s jeans
  • Frye Veronica Slouch boots
August 20th, 2012

daily outfit: the “BR’s Birthday" edition.

with the weather turning cooler at night,

i opted for a mix of summer & fall all in one look.

it was comfortable, classy, & kind of colorful..

my favorite mix!

July 23rd, 2012

daily outfit: the “thank you, Emily, for this DVF find" edition.

a couple months ago, I spotted this yellow stunner on Emily’s blog.

you see, yellow is not typically a color i would buy or wear.

it’s not that i don’t like it, because i do.

i’m just afraid that 10 out of the 12 months,

i feel too pale to wear it.

well, pale or not,

this weekend, i attended a casual wedding reception,

& this top seemed way too perfect to pass up.

so, thank you, Emily…

i will continue to lust over your wardrobe & purchase a few things that i proudly deem necessary!

  • DVF top
  • Joe’s Jeans
  • Amrita Singh earrings (from Ideeli)
  • Stuart Weitzman “Alex” wedges
July 18th, 2012

turquoise nails + a coral & cream top + black denim = an undeniably good great mix for a Wednesday.

  • Essie Turquoise & Caicos polish
  • BP top from Nordstrom
  • Joe’s jeans
July 12th, 2012

daily outfit: the “i feel like i should be on a [fancy] safari" edition.

it’s true. i do. & i’m totally okay with it because some of today’s chosen pieces are my favorite.

  • Old Navy surplus vest
  • LNA long-sleeve (but sheer) tee
  • Joe’s skinny jeans
  • Yosi Samra flats
  • Forever 21 Owl Ring
  • done-it-myself red shellac nails
June 27th, 2012

daily outfit: the “celebrating the fourth one week early" edition.

perhaps i should have waited until next week to wear this one,

but i didn’t, because i’m supportive of the holiday year round.

  • Be Mine boyfriend cardigan from Nordy’s
  • Soft Surrounding sleeveless polka dot & ruffle top
  • Joe’s jeans
  • Sam Edelman metallic sandals
May 17th, 2012

daily outfit: the “i got this because i saw it on Bethenny" edition.

whenever it was that the Thanksgiving episode of Bethenny Ever After aired, 

i became mildly obsessed with her cashmere vest shortly thereafer.

as she stood in her kitchen barking off orders to her family & friends,

i was paying less attention to her sass & more attention to the gray beauty that she had belted up like a pro.

after a couple minutes, hours &/or days of cyber-stalking, 

i finally found the vest & yes, it was on major sale (thank you, reality t.v., for allowing a few months to pass in between taping & airing!).

how bout them turkeys? apples?

  • Vkoo vest
  • LA Made purple tee
  • Joe’s Jeans
  • J.Crew necklace (from 2009)
  • BCBG flats (circa 2003?)
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