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December 2011

My Little Appaloosa

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I wore this last weekend on my drive home to my mom’s and to visit my old show horse, Cissy who now lives a life of eating and pooping in the back yard. I’ve always had a special bond with this nut of a horse, most likely because she’s just as neurotic as I am.
I’ve been adding this vintage fur scarf to almost everything since I picked it up from Archives Vintage a month ago. Is that what this is called? Anyways, it makes me feel regal even when I throw it over this jacket picked up from a clearance section.
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[Jacket by Ecote, checkered top from Urban Outfitters (4 years ago), jeans c/o J Brand, Jeffrey Campbell boots c/o Lori’s Shoes, purple belt from H&M, sunglasses and ring from Banana Republic, watch from Fossil beaded bracelet c/o 31 Bits, vintage fur from Archives Vintage, necklace c/o JewelMint, skull ring by BCBG]
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$100 Deux Lux Giveaway!

Need a little post-Christmas present? Enter the $100 Deux Lux voucher giveaway! Deux Lux bags range from glamorous to edgy and of course ethical, as most of the designs are created using animal-friendly synthetics.  The giveaway is open to U.S. readers only. Comment to enter. Giveaway will close on January 8 at 8 p.m. CST. The voucher is valid through March 31.
Added bonus: Through December 28th, you have a chance to snag the perfect bag through Refinery29. Spend $50, and you’ll receive $100 in credit – with plenty of options under $100, you’re bound to find the perfect gift for yourself or a lucky friend!

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And the $50 Pure Collection Giveaway Winner is Holly Dolly!
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Home With The Dogs

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Since I’ve been back at my parent’s, I’ve spent a lot of time with all the animals, catching up with my youngest brother and making my mom take my outfit photos. I wore this particular look on Christmas Eve, which was a low key day of baking, grabbing dinner at a chain restaurant and listening to the bickering of my aunt and cousin which makes any holiday complete. I have a pretty small family, but the ones I have are the most amusing. I find myself jotting down notes of funny things that happen and/or texting them to Merl.
I have a little obsession with faux fur and I loved how one of my vests looked when I tested it out over this coat. Voila, instant extra warmth and that pimp factor I occassionally love to add in my looks. I’ve also starting trying this new bun hairstyle I learned from Veronika’s messy bun tutorial. So. Easy! It requires an elastic band and only two bobby pins to hold my hair!
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[tee c/o StyleMint, faux fur jacket by Kristen Blake, pants from Zara, BB Dakota coat c/o Burlington Coat Factory, glasses from Warby Parker, bag by Marc by Marc Jacobs, boots c/o Kelsi Dagger, necklace by Merl Kinzie]
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Outfits, Uncategorized

Distressed

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I always like when people pair jeans with a bit of distress with a fancy top and I thought this balance was perfect for dinner with Tieka of Selective Potential when I was back in Michigan a couple weeks ago for work. I wore this to work with black pants and changed into more cozy jeans before dinner. I forgot I had these but after digging through drawers I re-discovered them. More photos are over at Delightful Dozen, go check ’em out!
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[vintage top swapped for Delightful Dozen via Style and Pepper, vintage blazer, jeans by Levi’s, heels by BCBG, necklace by Merl Kinzie, leather bracelet c/o The Brooklyn Bakery, beaded bracelet c/o 31 Bits]

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