Red + Plaid

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This sweater + leather leggings combo was worn for the 9th Annual Couture for a Cure in Grand Rapids at the Van Andel Institute last week. In retrospect, I should have worn a cocktail dress, but unfamiliar with the event, I wanted to go for comfort with high end accessories like the Louboutins and vintage Chanel bag. 
When I arrived, I noticed many women in beautifully tailored cocktail dresses with fun details like fur cap sleeves (still dying over that one) and amazing handbags. I was an observer in a room filled of impeccably styled men and women, it was my mecca. The event included a runway show and personal stories of children with rare diseases who will directly benefit from the event’s profits. I’ll share more photos from the actual event on Friday, but it was a really a great event.
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[sweater from Banana Republic,  Calypso Crush sunglasses c/o Hammock and Palms, scarf c/o Lulu*s, leather leggings by BCBG, heels by Christian Louboutin, vintage Chanel bag]
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Photos by Liz Vartoogian
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  • Haley
    October 15, 2014 at 2:07 pm

    THIS OUTFIT IS EVERYTHING! You look incredible. I want to go to this next year, it sounds awesome! Miss you SO much.

  • Alison Colby
    October 15, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    These leggings!!! So hot. So you. I wish I could have gone with you after all and take in all the cocktail-ness of the evening. I might have like A dress I could have worn. Otherwise I might have had to bust out my old bridesmaid's dresses. πŸ˜‰

    XO Alison
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  • Quinn Vaccarino
    October 15, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    The leather leggings look awesome on you! Loving the pops of darker red.

    http://www.qustomquinns.com

  • Shannon
    October 15, 2014 at 6:56 pm

    Amazing look! Everything looks great on you and I am loving the pops of red!

    http://www.beautyandbabes.wordpress.com

  • Nikki Williams
    October 15, 2014 at 9:56 pm

    i love this!! that sweater is so cute!

    xx nikki
    http://www.dream-in-neon.com

  • libys11
    October 21, 2014 at 1:55 am

    I'm normally not the first person to pick plaid, but that scarf has the most amazing plaid pattern ever!! the colours are gorgeous!!

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