Style

A Plaid Pantsuit

A pantsuit is polished, sophisticated and chic. It’s also a flattering style that looks good on any body type. You can bring it to life with a lace cami, a fabulous pump, a turtleneck, or even a red coat like this one. I had a holiday party to head to and didn’t feel like wearing a skirt or dress – so these plaid pieces were perfect. The pop of red brought the look from corporate to festive in under 2 seconds. If you don’t already own a red coat, I love this one, this one and this one. I’ve styled red coats SO many different ways over the years – a few examples are here, here, and here. It’s especially fun to bring it out in December and throw it over a simple all black outfit or classic neutrals. If you’re hesitant to try a pantsuit or feel it’s too formal, then just go with a great plaid trouser. I love a wide leg or tapered plaid trouser – this one is really fun and has sort of a 70s vibe, and this one is affordable and can be worn countless ways. I’m almost done with all of my holiday shopping which is such a relief! If you still need a few last minute gift ideas be sure to check all of my gift guides here! I hope you have a wonderful weekend!
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Winter Whites

I love a winter white outfit – especially for holiday parties. It’s fresh, feminine and a welcome change from the sea of black and sparkles everyone is wearing! I basically haven’t taken off this beautiful white Ann Taylor coat since I got it a few weeks ago. I’m so impressed with the quality – it’s kept me nice and warm despite the chilly temps! FYI I found that it ran true to size. I’m wearing a small here which was perfect with a thick sweater underneath. If you’re on the shorter side, and want to wear only a light blouse or cami with it – you would definitely be ok sizing down! *It sadly just sold out, but I LOVE this light grey wrap coat which has a similar look/feel. The Perfect White TrousersI paired this gorgeous winter white coat (this is also a great coat!) with these tailored white trousers that fit like a glove. I found that they ran pretty true to size, BUT if you’re in between sizes, I’d size down. I’m wear a size 2 here and normally wear a 2 or 4. These perfect white trousers are SUCH a versatile piece that every woman needs in her closet – no, seriously. They’ll be perfect in the spring with a silk cami, T-shirt, or light button down. This holiday season, I’ll be pairing them with camel sweaters like this one, chunky knits, and elegant tops like this one. Holiday Outfit and Work Attire IdeasIf you’re looking for holiday outfit inspiration, or even cute work attire, pair these trousers with this sweater and these pretty pumps. Add a pop of leopard to mix things up or an elegant pearl hoop earring (so unique right?) I also LOVE the idea of adding a subtle accessory like this classic printed silk scarf around your neck or tied to a simple black leather bag. I would even get super creative and have this scarf framed for my office or living room! So chic. Festive Accessories and GiftsAnn Taylor has such great accessories which would make great gifts for yourself or your loved ones! In addition to the printed scarf I mentioned above (need!), I highly recommend getting this cashmere beanie, these cashmere gloves, this lucite clutch, these pearl drop earrings and these suede heeled booties. Shop my entire look below along with all of my fun holiday outfit and gift picks!
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Cyber Monday: What I Bought

I already shared my concise list of Black Friday sales on here over the weekend, but I wanted to share a few extra ones that I found out about, PLUS what I actually purchased myself from the sales. Trust me, you’re not going to want to pass up these screaming deals! Beauty Buy one Diptyque candle, get one half off at Space NK – yes please! I ordered a few of my favorite Vanille scented candles. They also have tons of holiday gift sets – like this Byredo mini candle trio! Violet Grey is offering $15 off when you spend $100, $50 off when you spend $250, and $100 when you spend $500. I ordered this lash food, this Necessaire body lotion, the Augustinus Bader rich cream, and this Tom Ford shimmer body oil that I drench myself in all summer long! If you don’t already have Vintner’s Daughter serum – get it – it’s a cult beauty product for a reason, and I use it every night! Nordstrom is offering this T3 ceramic curling iron for 15% off. I switched from my Hot Tools iron to this T3 last month because my hairdresser noticed my hair was getting more damaged and she said that ceramic irons are way better for you! Fashion I bought this Fleur du Mal silver dress for my birthday and New Years Eve because it’s now 20% off! I’ve been needing an ultra long winter coat, but didn’t want to spend a ton of $$$. This one is PERFECT and under $200. I just got this simple ivory cashmere sweater, this chic tank, and another pair of RE/DONE jeans for 30% off from the Intermix sale. Scoop’s line with Walmart is offering 25% off everything! Get my favorite black booties, v neck sweater, teddy coat, or this chic black blazer with gold buttons. My favorite houndstooth coat is 50% off at Banana Republic. Thomas’ favorite navy blue winter coat is also 50% off, as well as his quilted AND waterproof navy blue jackets. The Ann Taylor coat I’ve been wearing nonstop is 50% off. And I just picked up this printed silk scarf for myself! I just got Thomas these Chelsea boots from Bloomingdales – they are under $100 and the perfect gift for the man in your life! Alo Yoga is offering 30% off site wide so I couldn’t resist stocking up on the black high waisted workout leggings I wear 24/7 and their sports bras. Shopbop is offering 25% off orders of $500+ – take 25% off this gorgeous beige Mackage coat I always get a million compliments on. It’s also a great time to get these Stuart Weitzman over the knee boots I wear almost everyday during the winter. Home I got a few of these Ralph Lauren silver picture frames to give with sentimental photos as gifts to loved ones because they’re offering 30% off orders of $100+. And I couldn’t resist splurging on this cashmere blanket + eye mask + pillow travel set for myself!!! For those of you who love my gold bamboo picture frame that’s in my entry – you can get it here on major sale! And I bought a few of these for our kitchen! I bought a friend who loves entertaining this Jenni Kayne Pacific Natural book because she’s offering 20% off sitewide. Shop more of my picks below as well as all of my holiday gift guides here!
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Black Friday Sales

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving :) I’m out in Connecticut for the weekend enjoying quality time with Thomas and his family. Charlie is loving every second out here – he can’t get enough of their beautiful backyard. We’re going to do a bit of Black Friday shopping in town tomorrow, but I’ll be doing the majority of my shopping online. I always score the BEST fall/winter clothes and Christmas presents during this weekend. I wanted to share what I’ll be buying and a few of the BEST Black Friday sales with you. Black Friday Sales 2019 Abercrombie is offering 50% off everything I can’t get enough of their plaid button downs, bodysuits and henleys. The quality and price point are amazing – trust me!!! I also really love this jacket. Ann Taylor is offering 50% off everything with code BLACKFRIDAY Get this pretty cream coat that I’ve been wearing nonstop, and this printed scarf that you can tie around your neck, a leather purse, or even frame as a home accessory. It’s also a great gift item. Banana Republic is offering 50% off all full priced items I love this houndstooth coat, this men’s navy car coat (Thomas has it and loves it), and this men’s puffer jacket. Bloomingdales is offering up to 25% of f when you spend $400+ This coat is a STEAL for only $125 – and it looks 10x more expensive. This is a stunning cream sherpa coat for under $150 and these are the perfect black pumps – I have them and wear them all the time. Intermix is offering up to 75% off sale items and $50 off when you spend $250 This Self Portrait dress is swoon worthy and I love these simple black heels. J Crew is offering 50% off sitewide I highly recommend getting these leather gloves (great gift!) and this cashmere v-neck sweater. Net-a-Porter is offering up to 50% off sale items I’m eyeing these leather and gold sandals for summer and these classic jeans. Nordstrom is offering up to 50% off select styles I love these faux leather leggings and these Sperry rain/snow boots. Serena and Lily is offering 25% off sitewide Get my favorite baskets which I use as hampers, this classic bar cart, and this chandelier.
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