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Walking Downtown

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Shirt: Old (similar one here by Vince). Pants: DKNY. Shoes: Charles by Charles David. Purse: Danielle Nicole. Sunnies: Just Cavalli.
 
My husband shot these a few nights ago when we were downtown outside of the Shell Building. Houston has so many great areas, but there really is nothing like being downtown in the heart of the city. What I love about going there, is that you can set foot and wind through all the buildings through a tunnel system. I am a huge fan of walking as much as possible and it's much easier to do that downtown than any other area in the city.
 
On a side note,  I've showcased this shirt before here. I am trying to remix, reuse and recycle through my wardrobe instead of constantly buying new items that I only wear once or twice. What I really like about this top is that it's longer in the back than the front. It's really lightweight and has a sort of tuxedo shirt feel.

Sweet Stripes

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Shirt: Random (gingham version here). Jeans: No longer available (similar here). Tote: Danielle Nicole. Shoes: Bandolino. Hat: Target. Sunnies: Just Cavalli. Earrings: Random (similar here).
 
Today's post is a more casual look for me. I spend a lot of my time in business attire or out and about in evening wear, it's less likely for me to have a post with jeans. I've been striving over the past few months to wear more casual outfits and incorporate pants into my wardrobe. I am one of those gals who loves to wear dresses! They are easier to change from pumps to flats depending on the activities that day. Since we are having a transitional season right now, I thought it would be perfect to wear my black felt hat with cap toe pumps for a little structure to an otherwise simple outfit.
 
This bag is the perfect size for work and play. It's big enough to carry a laptop in it (plus for work!), but not so big that you can't wear it for everyday shopping, travel, etc. I love the two tone color of the tote and how it plays off the two toned pumps featured here. Both items are very neutral, but not boring. Hope you all had a wonderful weekend!

Black Nights

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Dress: Gifted (similar here). Shoes: Charles by Charles David (other colors here). Purse: Danielle Nicole.

Crochet is one of those amazing materials that show craftsmanship and attention to detail. Although it's usually reserved for summertime, I love how fancy this black dress looks. I've worn it before with casual flats and a bright purse here, but wanted to showcase an evening version. It's funny how a simple change of shoes or a purse can make the difference from day to night.

Pink Dots

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Kat Edmonson - Just Like Heaven

http://youtu.be/-e16OHgss5E

Jacket: Cotton On. Top: Ann Taylor. Skirt: Target. Shoes: Charles by Charles David. Tote: Danielle Nicole.

Happy Friday! This weekend is going to be all about time with my husband. We are spending the weekend away to relax and catch up. Life gets so hectic with jobs, kids and everything else that it's good to step back and have real alone time together.

This outfit is what I would call casual work. The blazer adds structure to an otherwise relaxed silouette. Also the sleeves of the jacket have tiny pink polka dots which looks amazing with the bigger dots on the top. Top it off with caged heels and a satchel for a perfect Friday outfit.

Purple // Pastel

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Shirt: Old. (Similar here). Skirt: DIY (Tutorial here). Purse: Danielle Nicole. Shoes: Charles by Charles David (on sale!)
 
One of the things I hope viewers get out of my blog is finding inspiration with affordable items. There are a ton of really successful bloggers out there (many in which I follow), but I want the tone of my blog to feel like real life. I tend to spend more of my money in items like shoes or purses instead of buying a $200 shirt, because it gives me more versatility in my wardrobe.
 
The other thing I really try to incorporate is DIY projects. There are so many easy tutorials on the internet that it's almost silly to buy every single item yourself. Plus, when a DIY turns out great - you have the pleasure of saying when complimented, "Thanks, I made it myself!" It's definitely a confidence booster.  Today I decided to go with something super simple for the office, a cowl neck sweater looks great with a circle skirt. I absolutely love color blocking and anything monochromatic. It really allows anyone short or petite to appear taller.
 
 

1234

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Feist - 1234
http://youtu.be/6pYMZKVZ9Ws

Top: Ann Taylor LOFT. Sweater and Necklace: Walmart. Skirt: Target. Purse: Danielle Nicole.

Keeping the color scheme fun today with a little bit of yellow. Usually, I would opt for a yellow bag to go with this cardigan, but I'm trying to tone down my wardrobe with more neutrals. This outfit would be just as cute with a pale pink cardigan for valentine's day festivities.

What are you planning to wear this weekend?