I picked up these destroyed denim back in New York City when I visited Fashion Week two years ago. After the show(s) my girlfriends and I decided to go to SOHO for some shopping, and boy (!) did we go crazy! No sales tax got us especially giddy (we are used to paying 9% in Chicago sales tax!). Back then I was on the search for the perfect pair of destroyed denim, and got really lucky when we entered a tiny boutique just outside of SOHO. It really is the perfect staple for spring (I know it is still winter but HEY (!) – we had 43 degrees the last couple of days!) worn with a fun tee or chic top (in my case it’s a peplum top). My favorite way to wear distressed jeans is to combine it with edgy ankle booties, though. It’s ideal for when you want to look cool but not like you’re trying too hard. I added a funky statement necklace and fun vest as well (from NYC also) for even more edge because…Can you ever have enough edge?!
As always, thanks much for visiting & have a fabulous day!
JEANS: NYC Boutique (old, SUPER SIMILAR here) | TOP: Forever21 (sold out, similar here) | VEST: NYC BN (old, similar here & UNDER $70!) | SHOES: Forever21 (old, similar here & UNDER $100) | SUNGLASSES: Forever21 | EARRINGS: Kate Spade c/o | PURSE: CHANEL | BRACELET: Lauren Hope c/o via Rocksbox | NECKLACE: Perry Street c/o via Rocksbox
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I am so excited to announce that I have teamed with Albion Fit to give YOU a chance to win a $50 Gift Card to shop at Albion Fit yourself! I’m quite obsessed with this fitness and clothing company who offers some of the most unique and fashionable fitness wear ever (…seriously, who doesn’t want to look fashionable while working out?!). I absolutely love my leggings, they are super comfy and practical. Oh, and Chicago has been quite mild this past weekend which allowed me to work out at the beach! It was so nice to breath fresh, clean air while working out!
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Woohoo, it’s Friday, and S H O C K E R! No bold colors today!
Today I felt like wearing a simple & classic look (and yes, this might be weather related!). Sometimes, wearing black and white just feels necessary. Every time I wear black I instantly feel ‘clean’, and – call me crazy one this one – ‘uncluttered’. Effortlessly chic. Well put together.
Always the overdresser, my sense of minimalism here actually isn’t so minimal — since it includes some leopard print (I just wanted to add some extra contrast). And guess what?! I wore this ensemble to the office, and let me tell you: This maxi skirt is perfect for long stretches at your desk.
As always, thanks for reading & have a relaxing weekend! See you back here on Monday!
SKIRT: H&M (old, similar here) |SUNGLASSES: Illesteva via Neiman Marcus | JACKET: Boutique from Germany (similar here for UNDER $50!) | HAT: Boohoo c/o (sold out, similar here) | SCARF: H&M (old, similar here) | HANDBAG: GiGi New York c/o
I am excited to share a brand new Shabby Apple look with you today! This dress, along with many other fabulous pieces will be available on Shabby Apple starting this Thursday, January 15.
When the team at Shabby Apple contacted me and asked if I was interested in another collaboration with them, well, I literally couldn’t help but jump for joy! I am a huge fan of Shabby Apple! If you haven’t heard of them before, they are an online dress boutique selling women’s dresses, casual dresses, skirts, and women’s apparel. What I love about them is their variety of colors and styles, and we all know that I LOVE colors!
As always, thanks so much for reading & don’t forget to mark your calendars! On January 15th this wonderful dress + many more amazing designs will be available on Shabby Apple.
Happy Friday, darlings! It is absolutely freezing in Chicagoland which means I’m fully geared towards sweater weather! But, truth to be told, I don’t want to live in sweaters and jackets all winter long! Hence I found some other ways to keep myself warm. We all know that jackets, sweaters, hoodies, etc. are the most common way to stay warm, next to layering, of course (!) but have you ever thought about ponchos?! They are fantastic and a much trendier alternative! I prefer my poncho big, as in “go big or go home”. Seriously, overwhelmingly over-sized ponchos are everything this winter!
PS: I’m completely make-up free today except for the red lipstick! Yet I wasn’t sure whether or not I should post a make-up free look on the blog. I feel very much vulnerable but at the end of the day I thought: Who cares?! This is me – like it or not. So, dear readers…You’re finally getting a glimpse of me, Vanessa, the girl who loves fashion OH SO much!
As always, thanks so much for reading and have a fabulous weekend!
See you back here on Monday!
PONCHO: Bought in Rome almost 8 years ago! (N/A, VERY similar here at F21 and it’s ON SALE!) | PANTS: Boohoo c/o (sold out, similar here) | BOOTS: Sears (loving these here as well) |HAT: Boohoo c/o (similar here) | HANDBAG: CHANEL