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Winter Florals: Dream vs Reality

Cold Ass Winter Florals

I’d love to tell you that I styled this bare legged because that’s truly the way I thought the dress looked its best, but nope. I wore cotton leggings underneath to stay warm! I made sure to snap some photos of how I preferred to style it for Christmas Eve versus how I actually wore it. Sometimes, I love styling cold weather looks and sometimes it really is a pain in my ass. I thought I would style this with brown suede boots, but I couldn’t even wear them because of the all the snow! Read More Β»

Outfits, Style

A Leota Holiday: 1 Dress, Styled 2 Ways + a Giveaway

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With grad school and working, I haven’t had much time to think about what I’d wear to the 8 million holiday parties I have this year, but when a blogger friend who now works for Leota asked if I was interested in styling a dress of my choice, I started to think about what might be most versatile, easiest to wear and fit my style. This dress by Leota was it! I picked it out solely off its flattering silhouette, but it’s such a quality piece. I decided to style it two ways since I immediately had multiple visions of how to style and re-style it for different occasions.
This first look is how I plan to wear it for a holiday party this Thursday. A bit of fur and a pair of Louboutins, I’m going to be one classy bitch..with an arm tattoo.
GIVEAWAY CLOSED: CONGRATS TO BLAIR ON WINNING! —Also, if you’d like to enter a giveaway to win this dress, just comment with your email! You can also enter by sharing this post and promoting the giveaway on social channels such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. I’ll be sharing the giveaway on my Instagram so you can also just tag a friend as a second entry! Giveaway closes on Sunday, Dec 20.
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[Linked Knit Fit and Flare Dress c/o Leota, heels by Christian Louboutin, mongolian lamb vest borrowed]
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I styled it for for another holiday event, the GRC holiday gala last night with a leather jacket and an over the knee boots to make it a little more casual and a little more rocker. I can’t wait to wear this again with a pair of kick ass ankle boots. Which look do you prefer?
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[leather jacket from Zara, over the knee boots by Sam Edelman, bag by Givenchy, aviators by Rayban]
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Inspiration

Holiday Dress Guide

I’m shopping for a couple holiday dresses because for some reason this year, unlike the past, my calendar is filling up with holiday parties and I also need something sassy for New Years (if I even choose to leave the house.) The sheath dress and the splurge Self Portrait are a few of my absolute favorites. I might do a lazy person’s dress options for the holidays and New Year’s now that I think about it..
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1. 5th & Mercer Long Sleeve Dress, $250
2. Banana Republic Fringe Hem Dress, $198
3. Self Portrait Felicia Lace Dress, $475
4. Rebecca Minkoff Janelle Dress, $298
5. V-Neck Body Con Dress, $48
6. RACHEL Rachel Roy Sheath Dress, $99
7. Fit and Flare Dress, $88
8. Seamed Pencil Dress, $98

Inspiration