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Don’t just ‘Put A Blazer On It’

Dressing for a corporate setting can be incredibly difficult. Especially if your work is really conservative and you feel limited to suits *shudder*. I feel lucky because even when I worked in a corporate setting it was never so stuffy that I had to completely compromise my personal style. However, I did fall into fashion ruts a lot. My solution was to wear a black dress with a blazer and heels. That got boring and repetitive really quickly. It also felt like I wasn’t wearing a lot of my clothes — and I have a pretty strict policy about not letting […]

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Between the wind and rain the weather has been working against me. However, I am thankful for milder Virginia winters. I mean NYC is the greatest town ever, but the winters really tested my spirit. And my ‘tested’ I mean NYC winters crushed my spirit into the cold, hard pavement. So I’ll take a little wind and rain if I get milder temps in return. Also I promise I won’t talk about the weather every day this week. Hat: H&M | Leggings: Gap (similar) | Chambray: J. Crew Factory | Coat: Zara (similar)| Necklace: Bloomingdales (similar)

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Marty McFlyGirl

This outfit reminds me of a glam Marty McFly. Though in hindsight I should have worn my puffy vest OVER my jean jacket. A rookie, error. I will try harder next time. Or maybe I will build a time machine and go back in time, reshoot this look, and repost it! OOOOHHHHHHHHHHHHH, tricky… Shoes: Necessary Clothing (old, but love these) | Skirt: Express| Shirt: J. Crew Factory, similar | Vest: J. Crew | Jean Jacket: J. Crew | Sunglasses: Amazon (buy them in bulk)  

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Strolling through Boston

Matt and I had a lovely weekend in Boston. We went to the aquarium, ate lots of lobstah and chowdah and drank beer and relaxed — even though it was freezing. But I suppose it is freezing everywhere in the Northeast these days. Boots: Hunter | Scarf: Etsy | Everything else: J. Crew

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Casual Fall

Are colored pants still a thing? I sure hope so because I am not ready to quit them just yet. Soooo, I am just going to go ahead and say they’re still a thing– to make it official. Colored pants are still a thing, everyone. You’re welcome. Nice flyaways in that last photo, eh? The wind sure was powerful! Boots: Zara | Pants: Urban Outfitters | Shirts: J.Crew

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Is Eloise Home?

Hubby and I were over on the east side getting tie hooks from the Container Store because we are adults and purchasing tie hooks is how adults spend their weekends. Since we were so close to the Plaza Hotel, I insisted upon an impromptu outfit shoot that featured one of my favorite sweaters. Then we got froyo from the Plaza Food Hall. It was all very touristy and fabulous. Shoes: L.L. Bean | Jeans: J. Crew | Sweater: J. Crew (worn here) | Shirt: Ralph Lauren

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Look to the West

When I was going back through this particular shoot to select photos, I noticed that in 99% of the photos I am looking in one direction. So apologies in advance that all of these photos look the same. Also, this is the first time I have layered button downs. Turned out pretty good, in my humble opinion. Flats: J.Crew Factory (similar here) | Jeans: Zara | Shirts: J.Crew

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Attempting Layering

This year, I am trying my best to be at least moderately cute during the cold months. I have come to realize that being cute when it’s cold requires mastering layering — something I usually never do. I am trying to do better and I have noticed that layering works! Putting on piles of clothes really does keep you warm without having to go straight to option two: the sleeping bag coat. Shoes: Zara | Pants: Urban Outfitters | T-shirt: Asos | Chambray Shirt: J.Crew | Blazer: Zara

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