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Outfit of the Day: An Alleyway and a Magnificent Maxi Skirt

September 6, 2016

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This Outfit of the Day features a magnificent maxi skirt handmade from yards upon yards of fabric that my pal Kelly bestowed upon me. For some reason the pattern makes me think of a partridge in a pear tree. In any event, this skirt is pretty boss and I predict it will be in heavy rotation this autumn. See the full summer-to-fall frock after the jump!

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Fancy Things Friday

April 3, 2015

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1. Zara is giving me full-on springtime sass with these Leather High Heeled Sandals With Bow. I live! (zara.com)

2. A lovely tribute to legendary African-American songstresses Lena Horne, Dorothy Dandridge, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday and Etta James, this Queens Tee from Hayes Denim Co. offers many styling possibilities. Maxi skirt? Colorful denim? Yes, please! But however you choose to style it, be sure to wear it proudly–we come from great stock! (hayesdenimco.bigcartel.com)

3. I know I can always count on Morning Lavender for simple, darling apparel. Such is the case with this gorgeous Amelia Full Blue Maxi Skirt, which reminds me of serene oceans and the fact that I’m long overdue for a tropical getaway. (morninglavender.com)

4. This Skater Dress by My Asho Market is a thing of beauty, crafted with fabric straight outta Nigeria and Ghana. With such a vibrant, unique pattern, this number would be perfect for a summer wedding or an elaborate dinner party. (nubianhueman.com)

5. Everything’s coming up roses with this super sweet Cut-Out Rose Print Dress from Topshop. Pair this stunning dress with a red lip and rosy accessories, and you’ve got a stylish take on the red, white and blue that are a hallmark of Independence Day. Yes, I’m already looking ahead to the summer holiday. Don’t sleep on the Fourth of July, folks. (topshop.com)

Fancy Things Friday

February 20, 2015

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1. File these Swift Flats under “cute and unusual.” These Free People exclusive sling-backs include elastic detailing woven with leather, and are the epitome of a beach bummy/beach bunny sandal. (freepeople.com)

2. Tassel up, girls! This Leather Zip Round Cross Body Bag is just what we need to contain all that we need to face the day. (warehouse.andotherbrands.com)

3. Legend has it that & Other Stories designers couldn’t reach a consensus on the color options for the Wrap-Design Dress, so they chose both blue and black. … I kid! I kid! The two tones found in this wrap dress make for an elegant but eccentric look, appropriate for a day-to-night transition. Get ready for a healthy dose of double-takes with this one, sisters! (stories.com)

4. I have to hand it to Forever 21. This new batch of apparel, including this Tulip-Front Maxi Skirt, is everything! (forever21.com)

5. Now, I normally don’t list prices in these posts. But let’s just say that this super cute, super fancy Lace Dress With Waist Seam has been reduced to the dollar amount that Macklemore purports to having in his pocket. The blueish hue and lace overlay just scream, “I am royalty. Curtsey when you enter into my presence.” (zara.com)

Fancy Things Friday

May 23, 2014

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1. I saw this Lucid Choker in Gold With Sodalite and immediately thought, “I’m so fancy/Can’t you taste this gold?/Remember my name/’Bout to blow,” a la Iggy Azalea’s song of the moment. ♬♪ (ladygreyjewelry.com)

2. I’ve got nothing but love for this dainty and delicate XO Gold Ring. Hugs and kisses, my darlings! (wanderlustandco.com)

3. This Atlantis Cape is giving me Sherlock Holmes, in the most feminine, extravagant sense of the name, of course. (mossmanclothing.com.au)

4. Pair this marvelous Aqua Mesh Pleat Maxi Skirt with a crop top and you’re ready to turn heads wherever you go, be it a garden party or a poolside rager. Keep it classy! (dorothyperkins.com)

5. Show ’em what you got with this Lulus exclusive All Good Things Strapless Blush Pink Dress. That won’t be hard at all with the deep V sweetheart neckline. Wink, wink. (lulus.com)