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Taking These Off My List

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Today, I took my mom and aunt shopping, we decided to stop in at Nordstrom Rack to check out their shoe event for petite feet women.

I looked through the racks to find these. I saw them several years ago and thought that I would never get a pair after some failed attempts to purchase the shoe. I’m glad I waited, this color is not your typical white, the detailing and pattern is subtle, the upper for this shoe is leather unlike the last pair I attempted to purchase. I’m quiet happy with this new addition.

Let me know what you think.

XOXO,
Elle

Tweed, Pearls, and Channeling Coco

Hello All,
Just stopping in to say hello. I hope you started your weekend with something amazing. One of my favorite fashion icons is Coco Chanel. Her style and taste is timeless. One iconic piece that reminds me of her is the Tweed Blazer. I love to wear tweed on cooler days in Hawaii. I like to layer it over button down shirts and multiple strands of pearls. It is definitely a piece that is worth investing in because it’s not only timeless but also a great way to pull together an outfit and make it dressier. How do you wear tweed? I would love to hear from you.

Thank you again for reading. Please like, comment, or follow my blog. Take care.

XOXO,
Elle

:: Outfit ::

Top: Forever21
Tweed Blazer: Thrifted
Shirt: Forever21
Bottom: Gap
Shoes: Christian Louboutin (Old)
Rings: Tiffany & Co., Cinnamon Girl, and 7 For All Mankind
Necklaces: Forever21

Photo Credit: Taryn Reid Photography

Polkadot Chambray and Red Details

Hi Everyone,

Hope you are enjoying your Monday. I like to add a pop of color when I’m wearing staple pieces like a chambray shirt and a pair of white jeans. I like the way the sunnies, the belt, and the shoes all bring the outfit together and make it just a little bit more complete. Take care and I hope to hear from you soon.
XOXO,

Elle

 

:: Outfit ::

Top: Old Navy Polkadot Chambray
Bottom: Old Navy Rock Star Jeans
Belt: Forever21
Sunnies: Vogue
Shoes: BCBG (Old)

Photo Credit: Taryn Reid Photography

Pearls and Pleats!

Hi Everyone,
I hope you are all having a wonderful Friday. I am looking forward to an amazing weekend filled with the company of friends and family.

This week, I had the pleasure of working with two amazing photographers who helped me out with my blog.  Ashley of Taryn Reid Photography and Ronalyn. Two amazing women with so much talent and knowledge about photography. I learned so much from the both of them when it come to photography, posing, as well as understanding the human body in photography. I am truly honored to have work with the both of them. You will have a chance to see some of their work in the proceeding posts.

I just love the way pleats go so well with a basic white button down shirt. I pulled this outfit together with a vest, layered pearl necklaces and a classic pair of black pumps. A great outfit for work or hanging out with friends.

I hope you have an amazing Friday. Thank you so much for reading. Please comment, follow, and like. I would love to hear from you.

XOXO,
Elle

:: Outfit ::

Top:Forever21
Vest: Forever21
Necklaces: Forever21 Rings: Cinnamon Girl (Old), 7 For All Mankind (Old), Tiffany and Co.
Skirt: BCBG (Thrifted)
Shoes: Christian Louboutin

Photo Credit: Taryn Reid Photography

Maroons and Browns

Hi Everyone,

Hope you are having a great start of the week. I have always loved Fighting Eel dresses. They are dresses that are very versatile and wearable for any occasion. I picked up this Fighting Eel dress last year at a sample sale. I love the deep maroon color. Here, I paired this Fighting Eel Dress with a beige blazer, pumped up the neckline with a cluster bib fushia necklace I borrowed from my bestie. I finished the outfit with a brown pleated front peep toe pump from Aldo.   Hope you like it. Take care.

XOXO,

Elle

.:Outfit:.
Dress: Fighting Eel (Old)
Blazer: Avon
Necklace: Avon
Shoes: Aldo Shoes (Old)

Deep Corals with a touch of Turquoise

Hello Everyone! Hope you are having a great Friday. I wanted to thank everyone who viewed and gave great comments on the blog, I greatly appreciated it. A few people have approached me about doing blogs on accessories and color combinations, so I can’t wait to share those with you.

I just love the way coral and turquoise go together so nicely. I picked up this dress from H & M last winter. I was instantly drawn to the deep coral color. I accented the dress with taupe accessories like the obi belt, tassel clutch, and my sky high wedges. My favorite accessory to use with this dress is this multi-strand faux turquoise necklace I picked up at Forever21 last summer.

I wanted to thank everyone again for your support. If you have suggestions and comments please comment below. Take care.

XOXO,

Elle

.:Outfit:.
Dress: H & M
Obi Belt and Tassel Clutch: Eden in Love
Necklace: Forever21 (Old)
Shoes: Aldo Shoes (Old)

Photo Credit: Will and Sharon from Will Pulido Photography

Grecian Inspired with a Modern Twist

There is something so clean about white on white. On my photo shoot with Sharon and Will,  Sharon spotted this amazing backdrop of  white stairs. It instantly inspired the outfit that I am wearing here. I love the high-low feature of this dress. The back, not pictured plunges to a V and the bottom of the skirt splits.  The dress is a little sheer but the perfect solution is adding a mini nude color dress underneath so that the slip does not take away from the clean crispy white.  I paired the dress with wedge heels and brass details. The necklace feature below plays up the neckline.

I would like to take the time to thank everyone that has been supporting this blog for the past 2 and half months now. None of this would be possible if it weren’t for your kind word and likes, believe me even the likes have made my day. You are all making part of my dreams come true.  Yesterday, my blog finally made 500 views. It isn’t a lot yet but hopefully it will not be too long before we get to 1000 and beyond. Please comment below or like this post and if you would like to see anything or have any suggestions feel free to comment and let me know. Hope to hear from you and get some feedback. Take care.

XOXO,

Elle

.:Outfit:.
Dress: Bamboo Sky
Nude Mini Dress: American Apparel
Necklace: Express
Rings: 7 for all Mankind
Shoes: Aldo Shoes (Old)

Photo Credit: Will and Sharon from Will Pulido Photography

Rockin’ Accessories

Hi Everyone,

Hope you are having a great week so far. A plain dress might have a little personality but it’s the accessories that take it from plain to great. I spotted this dress one day while going through the racks at Nordstrom Rack. The small details of the dress caught by eye, like the cowlneck, the cinches at the shoulder and at the hip, a realitively simple cut with a small twist. I added a little rock and roll to this dress with  my chainmaile watch, a pleated detailed bag from Steve Madden and pumped up the look with a caged heel. I hope you are all doing well, take care and please comment or like the outfit.

XOXO,

Elle

.:Outfit:.
Dress: Max Studio(Old)
Bag: Steve Madden
Watch: Fossil Watches Shoes: Nine West(Old)

Photo Credit: Will and Sharon from Will Pulido Photography

Purple Paisleys and Brown Tones

Hello Everyone! I know it’s been awhile again but I assure you that I am definitely going to be changing somethings with my blog posts. Today,  I had the pleasure of working with photographer friends of mine, Will and Sharon, and I am excited to say that this blog is going have a mini-makeover. In the past couple of months, many of the pictures that I have used for my blog has been taken with my phone and while that suffices, I know that better quality pictures would really boost the look of my blog. So I asked a couple of friends of mine if they could help me with this mini-makeover. Here are the first results of a great collaboration. Today, was definitely a great day for photos. Hope you enjoy. Tell me what you think and take care.

XOXO,

Elle

.:Outfit:.
Blouse: Nordstrom
Bottom: Diva Skinny Jeans by Old Navy
Belt: Muse Belts
Watch: Fossil Watches (Old)
Shoes: Aldo Shoes (Old)

Photo Credit: Will and Sharon from Will Pulido Photography

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