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Grey Tones.

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Sometimes the coolest outfits are those that you throw on without much thought behind it. The ones that are simple in color and silhouette. Those looks that you can make look different with just one twist.

I switched it up a bit with my cardi that I picked up from Nordstrom because instead of throwing it on over a tee, I thought it would be fun to wrap a belt around it for a more sophisticated look. I made sure to keep everything neutral in grey to fit the mood I was having plus it was easy to find matchy-matchy pieces in color over at nordstrom because they carry just about every color!

The leopard clutch was the perfect touch to break-up the palette. Don’t be afraid to keep things simple. Instead of wearing your oversized cardi over a top, wear a pretty lace bralette and wrap your cardi with a belt- the cute detail of the bra peeking will be the ultimate detail!

Gotta run now, but wanted to wish you a beautiful Tuesday!

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TOPSHOP slouchy cardigan
TOPSHOP moto ‘jamie’ ripped skinny jeans
skinny belt (similar here + here)

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Thank you Nordstrom for sponsoring this post. My writing, styling and thoughts are my own. 

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Balance

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I love how easily a pair of bright, cool sneakers can elevate my look into sporty-chic (<— kinda  hate that word!) while being so comfortable working in the office and running errands around town.

Sneakers can be tricky sometimes to style especially if you feel/think you just left the gym when you wear them outside of the gym. Let me re-assure you that sneakers & sporty elements is definitely “in” and you don’t have to worry about feeling like you just ran 3 laps around the park because you’re wearing sneakers. The thing about fashion is that you’re supposed to have fun, try new things and experiment… so why not try a a pair of sneakers instead of your stilettos?

There’s a couple of things to remember when you feel like buying a pair of sneakers or wearing ones you already have.

  • Start slow- with classics. Don’t go all crazy (yet) and buy a bold pair of sneakers if it’s never been your thing or you’re not comfortable styling them. Start slow and ease into the whole sneaker thing. I suggest sticking to classics sneakers like New Balance 420s or 574’s with neutral colors like black, grey, navy blue. These colors go with pretty much everything.
  • Play it safe. Keep everything pretty simple and play it safe, that never fails. Wear easy silhouettes, like skinny jeans or leather skirts, to make the sneaker the center focus.
  • Find a style. Look for different style of sneakers and try a bunch of them on so that you know what looks great on you and what doesn’t. Make sure they complement your legs + ankles- you know, not too bulky, or too high that it cuts you off at the ankles, just some examples.
  • You wear the sneaker, don’t let the sneaker wear you. Wear those sneakers with confidence. It takes guts to be different, so why not start by wearing cool sneakers with an unexpected combo?
  • Be daring. Get out of your comfort zone and try different sneakers with bright, bold colors. They might feel loud and like you can’t pull it off, but trust me, you can. Remember, you can keep everything else super easy breezy and in neutral colors so you don’t feel like its too much. Daring is sexy.

Sneakers are my thing so I try to have fun with it and buy different kind of styles to fit my moods. For many of us who are always on the go, running to school from class to class or moms who chase their little ones around, sneakers are a girls best friend. Just have fun and don’t be afraid to try new things.

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Keepin’ it extra neutral since the sneakers are neon and bright.

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Crossbody bags are always a great way to wear sneakers- they complement each other so well!

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Pops of color definitely add such a cool detail to your overall look.

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NEW BALANCE ‘Classic Traditionnels 574′ sneakers
JAMES JEANS ‘Twiggy Dancer’skinny jeans (new fave! Comfiest pair I own!)
FRENCH CONNECTION sweater ( i love this one, this one + this)
VALENTINO ‘Lock flap’ bag

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Grey.

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Hi guys! Happy Monday!

I’m finally able to share photos from my regular camera that we took from paris… which I’m excited to post because it brings me back wonderful memories with my amazing friends, betty + mathieu.

This look was from the second day which was spent walking around, eating and doing a little food shopping.  We were lucky because the weather was just right. Not cold, not hot, it was nice enough to have bared legs, a little gloomy at times but we didn’t mind it at all. It just felt perfect.

So get ready for more paris photos to come! Bisous!

-ps See you guys at my event tonight in the Armani store, 9533 Brighton Way, Beverly Hills from 6:30-8:30pm! Cant wait!

 

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[do action=”rstyle-post-links”]Coat: J Crew (old)
Sweater: Rebecca Taylor
Tee: Vintage
Skirt: Zara Boots: Balenciaga
Hat: Rag & Bone
Sunglasses: Raen
Handbag: Balenciaga[/do]