Thursday, September 18, 2014

White, Blue, and Leather

Dear Diary,
  It's been a while since I posted anything in jeans but the truth is they are still part of my daily uniform.  Nothing is easier and more fresh than your most flattering white top with jeans; which is at the moment a white peplum top from Forever21.  The leather jacket just adds a little more sass to a very classic look.







Monday, September 15, 2014

Surprise Yourself

 Dear Diary,
  Sometimes I surprise myself.  Once in a while I'd pick out something that doesn't seem very me at first.  Like this boxy black top with sheer mid section.  It seems too boyish and sporty for my taste.  A little too long in length and outright unflattering due to its stiff material.  But for some reason, I was drawn to it and I just had to take it home. I didn't have a plan for it nor did I know what would work with it.   After a few trial and error, I saw myself with a dash of cool, a little feminine, plenty of attitude, and a whole lot of ME.








Thursday, September 11, 2014

A Dress He Can Appreciate

Dear Diary,
  A rare opportunity to have a dinner date with my husband calls for a new dress.  What a treat for my husband since I seldomly put on new gears for him (not that he notices or anything).  Thanks for Zara's amazing sale, this ultra feminine dress barely made a dent in my wallet.  That I'm sure my husband appreciates more than anything else (sadly).  








Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Blue Sky & Turquoise Cover-up

Dear Diary,
  So if I've been taking a little break.  There's nothing wrong with that.  But I somehow I lost all the will to take photos, for that I apologize.  Once I saw the ocean and the blue sky of Puerta Vallarta, I pretty much just collapsed onto the lounge chair and never got up again.  Can you blame me?  So in case you were there and you spotted a turquoise object curled up in the same place for five days, this is what I looked like...stretched out.    







Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Geometric Prints

  Dear Diary,
   I need positive energy!  I need serenity! I need light! Like everyone else I'm crumbling under stress and exhaustion (from first world issues of course).  So I'm putting on the loudest and brightest clothes and my brave face, hoping to channel happiness from the warm breeze of a beach paradise or get lost in some mysterious melody from a foreign country.  

Sounds like what I really need is a vacation?!






sunnies: Oscar de la Renta
clutch: Banana Republic
sandals: Zara

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Chic in Elastic Waistband

Dear Diary,
  Weekend is almost here (but not soon enough).  Sometimes you just want to unload and shake everything off.  Forget your frumpy oversize t-shirt and yoga pants.  The best outfit to chillax in for you is this Joie jump suit.  I can literally jump, hop, and twirl (nap, too) comfortably in it all weekend long yet no one will accuse me of leaving the house in my PJ! 








Tuesday, August 19, 2014

What Does He Think?

Dear Diary,
  I couldn't help but notice that men and women have very different taste when it comes to women's fashion.  When I wore this yellow lace peplum top with a bubble hem skirt, my husband complimented my not once...but twice. That makes me wonder what he thinks of my outfit when I try something more fun, less expected, and more... ME!?







top: Meadow Rue
skirt: Banana Republic
pumps: Gucci

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Pretend

Dear Diary,
  It's been a while since I wore a pretty blouse with a jacket.  They are not the clothes of choice when it comes to running after a toddler who takes joy in being chased.  However, I miss this combination.  Maybe it's because it reminds me that I can be professional (or at least pretend to be) or gives the illusion that life with a LO is a piece of cake.  







blouse: Rebecca Taylor
blazer: Theory
Pants: Zara
Sandals: Zara
Bag: Chanel

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

What's My Age Today?

Dear Diary,
  Should you be dressing your age?  Have I entered a stage in my life where there are age-inappropriate outfits for me (never!)?  If you look around you,  you'll realize no one is really dressing their age nowadays.  Because blurring the age line is always a sassy girl's goal.  







Thursday, August 7, 2014

What's Your Intention Today?

Dear Diary,
Why did you get dressed today?  Is it because it's the widely accepted thing to do in our society?   Are you dressing to hide your flaws or flaunt your assets?  Are you dressing to stand out or make yourself invisible?  Answers are different every day and might even be different a few times a day.   There's a story behind each look you encounter, some have more intentions than others.  While I'm not able to share my story today (because I can no longer protect my keyboard from my LO's chubby little fingers =================p-po-i=m˚m jnlπı:::::), but trust me when I say I had no desire to resemble a modern clown of any sort.... at least not today.  Happy cloudy Thursday.







blouse: JCrew
pants: JCrew
pumps: Prada