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Style Sessions Fashion Link Up: Wardrobe Must Haves – My Timeless Classics

Welcome to Style Sessions!  Today it’s all about laid back luxe and timeless classics. Every girl needs a pair of fabulous jeans, a tailored plaid button down shirt (I adore this one with stud details from Ellie Clothing), glamorous sunglasses (these Prada Sunglasses are my top pick, they seem to look fabulous on everyone!) and as always, this Marc by Marc Jacobs handbag works with everything! What are your wardrobe must-haves?

1 Plaid Shirt Tan Belt Dark Skinny Jeans Marc Jacobs Handbag Black Patent Heels Prads Sunglasses YSL Yves Saint Laurent Lipstick Kourtney Kardashian Style Elixir Fashion Blog Outfit Details:  Ellie Clothing Plaid Button Down Shirt   |    Dark Skinny Jeans (similar from J Brand)    |    Marc by Marc Jacobs Handbag    |    Prada Sunglasses    |    Patent Black Heels (on sale!)    |    Tan Belt (similar)    |    Pave Earrings (on sale, 40% off!)    |    Gold Bangle Stack (similar)    |    YSL Rouge Pur Couture Lipstick

Last week was another fun Friday’s Fab Favorites Link Up event! I enjoyed collaborating with Vicki from Mummy’s Got Style. If you haven’t already, it’s not too late to join the link up – you can share absolutely anything!

In case you’re new here, Style Sessions is live every Tuesday from 12am PST. It’s all about sharing what we’ve been wearing, or if you’re on a budget, a virtual outfit you’d love to wear! Every week I also select someone to showcase as ‘Head Stylist’ in the next edition – it’s a perfect way to meet new bloggers, showcase your personal style and your blog.

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Wardrobe Must Haves: My Timeless Classics…

As mentioned, I believe every girl needs a few key pieces in her wardrobe, timeless classics for easy wear day-to-day. My must-haves include chic but comfortable skinny jeans, a tailored plaid button down shirt (I adore this one with stud details from Ellie Clothing – they have the cutest things, a massive range and it’s all super affordable!), classic black sunglasses are eternally chic (my go-to’s are this pair from Prada, they seem to look fabulous on everyone!) and as always, my Marc by Marc Jacobs handbag works with everything (ladies, if you’re going to invest in one handbag – this is it!).

Add a tan belt, black patent heels and pave crystal earrings (currently on sale, 40% off!)… you’re good to go! Oh and I always recommend a vibrant lipstick to add a feminine touch, I read this one from YSL is Kourtney Kardashian’s favorite – and it quickly became mine, I adore the orange-red hue.

I’d love to know, what are some of your day-to-day wardrobe must-haves?

 photo 2PlaidShirtTanBeltDarkSkinnyJeansMarcJacobsHandbagBlackPatentHeelsPradsSunglassesYSLYvesSaintLaurentLipstickKourtneyKardashi_zps690e121a.jpg Outfit Details:  Ellie Clothing Plaid Button Down Shirt   |    Dark Skinny Jeans (similar from J Brand)    |    Marc by Marc Jacobs Handbag    |    Prada Sunglasses    |    Patent Black Heels (on sale!)    |    Tan Belt (similar)    |    Pave Earrings (on sale, 40% off!)    |    Gold Bangle Stack (similar)    |    YSL Rouge Pur Couture Lipstick

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 photo 7PlaidShirtTanBeltDarkSkinnyJeansMarcJacobsHandbagBlackPatentHeelsPradsSunglassesYSLYvesSaintLaurentLipstickKourtneyKardashi_zps818a25d3.jpg Outfit Details:  Ellie Clothing Plaid Button Down Shirt   |    Dark Skinny Jeans (similar from J Brand)    |    Marc by Marc Jacobs Handbag    |    Prada Sunglasses    |    Patent Black Heels (on sale!)    |    Tan Belt (similar)    |    Pave Earrings (on sale, 40% off!)    |    Gold Bangle Stack (similar)    |    YSL Rouge Pur Couture Lipstick


Meet Our Head Stylist…

I’ve been looking forward to introducing you to today’s Head Stylist, Lacey from Sunny + Turquoise. Whether she is sharing easy beauty tips, how-to hair tutorials, or style ideas through gorgeous fashion posts, Lacey is always offering fab inspiration!

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What is your go-to look?  Currently in the frozen tundra of Illinois my uniform is an over-sized, cable knit sweater (favorite colors: black, cream, gray, navy, pink) paired with black leggings and always a bold, chunky statement necklace. If I want to dress it up, black booties or a pop of color in heels. If it’s a casual look, brown leather riding boots. Then loose, tousled curls to top it off.

Which fashion trend are you currently loving?  I will be the first to say I am slow to jump on trends, so whether these are ‘trends’ or not I am obsessing over: dark, vampy lips, over-sized floppy felt hats, subtle hints of sequins, faux fur, anything and everything in the color oxblood.

What inspired you to start your blog?  The inspiration was my closet, my favorite room. I realized I had all these pieces of clothing, jewelry and accessories – and had nothing to show for it. I decided to start taking pictures and documenting my outfits, hoping it could give others inspiration in their own daily wardrobe. I think it will be fun to look back in a few years and see how my style has evolved and changed!

Name three beauty products you couldn’t live without:  Wet n’ Wild Brow PencilCovergirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-in-1 Foundation (Concealer, Primer, Foundation) and any kind of bold lipstick. I don’t discriminate on brands.

How would you describe your style?  My style can change on a daily basis, but overall I would like to think it is chic yet sassy, with a mixture of masculine and feminine pieces.

To discover more about Lacey, visit Sunny + Turquoise!

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P.P.S I’ve linked this up to What I Wore Wednesday, What We Wore, Transatlantic Blonde, Lovely Blog Hop, Get Your Pretty On, Random Wednesday, Whims Wednesday, Three-fer Thursday, Friday’s Five, Friday Style, Fashion Informant, Summer Style, Wardrobe Wednesday, Whatever Whenever Wednesday, Totally Posted Tuesday.



  1. Love this look. Casual yet chic.


  2. Love that plaid top – so flattering!! I agree that it’s a must have in your closet!

    xo, Nina

  3. This look is so great!


  4. Very classic look. I love it! Great sunnies too!


  5. You have definitely chosen some great classic pieces for your outfit here. I love the look of a plaid shirt but am yet t ofind one that works just right for me. *sigh* Thanks for hosting the linkup and for the outfit inspiration.
    On the Daily Express

  6. Great plaid shirt! It’s been my winter staple!

  7. Great outfit, love the detail on the top and your jeans have a perfect fit! Thanks for doing this link up.

    blue hue wonderland

  8. Really nice casual outfit! Love the detailing on the plaid shirt (your basics are never boring!), and how you picked up that detail with the belt. Well done! :)

  9. Really can’t go wrong with the classics & a great smile like that!!!


  10. Great causal look! I have yet to find the right shade of red on me. That lipstick color is so pretty on you. Love the details on your plaid shirt.


  11. gorgeous casual outfit
    ladies in navy

  12. You really can’t go wrong with some great skinnies and a great lipstick! Such a cute look!

  13. Love the outfit, the shirt is so cute!

  14. Love this post! My timeless classics = a pair of riding boots, NARS Dragon Girl lipstick, a great black leather handbag (I have a much-loved Rebecca Minkoff I default to), and a slightly slouchy white v-neck tee. :)


  15. Love your plaid and Lacey’s! Two perfect stylings.


  16. love that shirt! you look great!

  17. Happy New Year, I hope you and the family had a nice holiday – can’t believe it’s over already! I’ve never thought about having a wardrobe-must-have but now that I think about it, it has to be a large handbag to compliment the outfit. Enjoy the week.

  18. Those jeans look like they were made for you. And props for making plaid look classy!!


  19. Love the whole look. You have such a slim figure I’d sure you’d look good in anything! Love the plaid shirt, we call that check in UK.

  20. great classic look! the bangles add a little glam too :) thanks for hosting!

  21. Mad for plaid!

  22. Such sweet little earrings! My must-haves: jeans, boots and scarves.

  23. Love this look! Great jeans and a plaid shirt are definitely wardrobe staples, as well as a great dress!


  24. Great outfit–I need that plaid top! And those Prada sunnies..

  25. Nice! Who knew plaid could so polished?

  26. Such a classy outfit. The Fran bag is one of my all time favorites. I like how you kept the outfit clean with flats and classic sunglasses but added interest with the studs. Looks great!

  27. I love the detailing on your plaid shirt Lauren! Im actually looking to get one, thats one staple missing from my wardrobe. One of my fav staple is a blazer I beleive you can never go wrong with a blazer. It always gives an outfit that polished look. I love Lacey’s style she is also really pretty :)
    Ms Dee Kay

  28. The stud detail on that top is gorgeous! I have never seen that before! I am doing a closet remix challenge this month but that top just made my wish list!! I linked up today(: Susan

  29. Gorgeous look! I am with you on a good pair of jeans and a classic white button down. I have a few and I love the one with French cuffs the most.

  30. I love how the studs add a little edge to your flannel button down. You have such classic style, I really want to know more about your wardrobe must haves! Happy New Year, pretty girl!

  31. Loving your plaid shirt!! The studs are awesome. You look amazing!! :)

  32. loving your studded plaid — such a cute shirt & loving lacey as the guest stylist! she’s the best.

    Like A Little Fox

  33. The studded plaid shirt is awesome on you!

  34. Everything about this look is amazing, it is such a beautiful and classic combination and I love that.

  35. Love all the plaid! So cute for winter. Thanks for sharing!

    (I just launched my fashion blog and currently have a giveaway offering $250 worth of credits for a Facebook campaign/advertisement that can be used towards your blog or business!)

  36. I love this look! Plaid and great jeans is a win win. I wore plaid in a recent post too. I really love your handbag too. Great look!

  37. Beautiful as per usual my love :) I love seeing you and Lacey on the same post! xoxo

  38. The rock studded plaid shirt is super cute.

  39. Loving the detail on the plaid shirt. Super cute!


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