Friday Faves: Embroidered Jeans and Spring Fashion Must-Haves

Embroidered jeans are going to be a HUGE trend for spring and summer, this pair is the perfect mix of pretty and tough with distressed denim accents. I love the blush accents and paired with neutral tones of tan and soft pink, they’re playfully chic and an easy way to look on-point this season.

I’d love to hear your thoughts, are you a fan of the embroidered jeans trend too?

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Spring Outfit Must-Haves:  1. Emerson Slim Boyfriend Jeans (major trend alert, love these embroidered jeans!)   |    2. NARS Lip Gloss in Istria    |    3. Quartz Ring    |    4. Cat Eye Sunglasses    |    5. Tassel Earrings    |    6. Reversible Tote with Wristlet (only $48 and has over 770 five-star reviews!)    |    7. Flat Slide Sandals

 

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Style Sessions – The Best Yoga Leggings and Tops

It’s wedding week!  I am so excited… five days to go until Chris and I are married! It’s amazing how many things there are to do in the final week, details on details! I can’t wait to share our special day with you all!

In the lead up to the wedding, with all the million things to manage, I’ve ensured that I take time each day to decompress and maintain my fitness. My favorite way to do this is yoga… it’s gives you a brilliant work out (hello toned wedding arms!), but is also an amazing way to nourish your soul and quiet your mind. It’s been the escape I’ve needed (as it’s so hard to turn your mind off with all the details running through it and excited nerves building).

My favourite place in the whole world to do yoga is on the beach and when I’m in LA, I love doing Beach Yoga at sunset on Santa Monica beach. It’s magical! I love everything about it and of course, half the fun is wearing cute yoga clothes!

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One of my go-to’s is LA-based brand, Wear It To Heart. They certainly know what yoga clothes are all about… comfy, cute and functional – they’re made with four-way stretch performance fabric and the designs are printed right on to fabrics with water based eco-friendly inks. Their process is 99% chemical free (which is really important to me, I don’t want anything harsh against my skin) and the products are guaranteed not to fade or wear off with every wash or use. It’s hard to find quality, affordable workout clothes for women and I am picky about my yoga tops and love super soft leggings, you need to be able to move freely (and can’t have your outfit holding you back!).

As we all enjoy talking style here each Tuesday, I wanted to share some of my favorite active wear for women from W.I.T.H, plus a few of the best yoga leggings and tops I’m obsessed with… I LIVE in my active wear for yoga, hikes (my favorites are Runyon and the Hollywood Sign), spin classes and doing errands. So basically, every single day I’m in yoga pants and a cute workout tank top! My trick is putting them on in the morning, because if I’m already wearing workout clothes, I’m 99.9% more likely to do exercise. Do you find this helps you too?

I’d love to hear from you, do you enjoy yoga too? Where is your favourite place to practice, have you ever tried beach yoga?

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In case you’re new here, Style Sessions is live every Tuesday. 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.

Want to join the fashion link-up? Add your post now and meet some new fashionistas! I simply ask that you please follow Style Elixir (via Bloglovin’, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram!) and provide a link to this in your post or add the button below to your blog. Any tweets to spread the word are fabulous, we all love meeting new blog friends!

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The Best Yoga Leggings and Women’s Activewear

Leopard Leggings wear it to heart

Leopard Printed Leggings (also love the matching sports bra)

Daydream pink and blue printed leggings wear it to heart

Day Dream Super Soft Leggings  (these are the best leggings, such a gorgeous print)

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Yoga Jacket Music Zipper Wear it to Heart Yoga

Music Flower Zipper Yoga Jacket (as featured in Vogue!)

 

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Tribal Cheetah Keyhole Yoga Bra

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Sprinkles High Waisted Leggings

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Rapa Nui High Waisted Leggings

 

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Friday Faves: The Perfect Outfit for Wedding Guests

I am so excited… I am getting married NEXT WEEKEND! It’s come up so incredibly fast and wedding talk has hit fever pitch, so today I wanted to continue that vibe and share the perfect outfit for wedding guests. Whether it’s a spring, summer, winter or fall wedding, this is an easy outfit to style year round and most importantly, suits every body shape. Simply add accessories to change it up and use layers (such as a fur capelet) to suit the season.

With the coming week being my final week of preparations, I am surprised how many little things there are to do. I’m getting married back home in Australia and so excited to share the day with family and friends (some very special ones are flying in from around the world, it means a lot to have them there). When I first started organizing the big day, I thought “why does everyone think weddings are so hard? There’s not that much to do!”. I’m now swallowing my words. With so many final details (and being the main point of contact / decision maker for everything), it can get overwhelming at times, but I must say it’s been such a fun experience. After the wedding, I’m going to share lot’s of planning, details, tips and advice for brides-to-be so hopefully it will help others with their journey to the altar too.

Does anyone have any advice or words of wisdom to share going into my last week before the wedding? I would love to hear from you! Also, what do you think of this outfit for wedding guests? Do you have a go-to style for weddings?

The Perfect Outfit for Wedding Guests

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THE DRESS…
Eliza J Illusion Yoke Fit & Flare Dress

THE ACCESSORIES…
BAG:  Steve Madden Embroidered Clutch   |   Ted Baker Rose Gold Box Clutch (on sale 40% off, $89)

HEELS:  Sam Edelman Nude Linen Patent Hazel Pump   |   Sam Edelman Golden Caramel Hazel Pump

JEWELS:  Angelic Drops   |   Gold Celestial Drops (only $36)

LIPSTICK:  YSL Rouge Volpute Shine Lipstick in Lavalliere Nude   |   NARS Audacious Lipstick in Rita

Thank you for joining us at the Friday Faves Link Up! I hope you enjoy connecting with other bloggers, reading their favorite posts of the week, sharing your favorite post and making new friends all over the world. We’re so lucky to be part of this amazing community! Remember, you can share anything in the link up and be sure to visit and say hello to the blogger listed before and after you. Link up’s are all about networking and making wonderful connections, trust me – it’s worth the effort.

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Style Sessions: Popular Outfit – My J Brand Leather Pants on Pinterest

I’ve previously shared these J Brand Leather Pants on Pinterest and this look has been one of my most popular outfit pins ever! I love classic style that never goes out of fashion and this look has proven to transcend seasons year after year. I believe EVERY girl needs a fabulous pair of leather pants, they’re an investment for sure, but worth every cent. When I bought mine, I went hunting to find them on sale at my all time favorite designer outlet department store in New York, Century 21. They ship worldwide too and always have the best fashion at seriously cheap prices (side note, this is not a sponsored post… I’ve been obsessed with C21 stores for years and tell all my friends about it, so naturally wanted to share it with you too!).

Tell me, do you own a pair of leather pants? If not, is it something you love the look of or aren’t really a fan?  Leave a comment and share your thoughts – I LOVE reading your comments!

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J Brand Leather Pants on Pinterest:  J Brand Leather Pants (also check out Century 21 for leather pants on sale)   |    Equipment Polka Dot Sweater    |   Tailored Blazer    |    Patent Heels (on major sale)    |    Marc by Marc Jacobs Fran Handbag   |   Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses (on sale)    |    Pave Earrings

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)   |   Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge   |   Concealer (NC30)   |   bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)   |   Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium   |   Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze   |   Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)   |   Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color

In case you’re new here, Style Sessions is live every Tuesday. 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.

Want to join the fashion link-up? Add your post now and meet some new fashionistas! I simply ask that you please follow Style Elixir (via Bloglovin’, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram!) and provide a link to this in your post or add the button below to your blog. Any tweets to spread the word are fabulous, we all love meeting new blog friends!

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Popular Outfit – My J Brand Leather Pants on Pinterest…

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J Brand Leather Pants on Pinterest:  J Brand Leather Pants (also check out Century 21 for leather pants on sale)   |    Equipment Polka Dot Sweater    |   Tailored Blazer    |    Patent Heels (on major sale)    |    Marc by Marc Jacobs Fran Handbag   |   Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses (on sale)    |    Pave Earrings

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)   |   Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge   |   Concealer (NC30)   |   bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)   |   Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium   |   Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze   |   Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)   |   Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color

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j brand leather pants on pinterest equipment polka dot sweater lauren slade fashion blogger new york los angeles style elixir

j brand leather pants on pinterest equipment polka dot sweater lauren slade fashion blogger new york los angeles style elixir

j brand leather pants on pinterest equipment polka dot sweater lauren slade fashion blogger new york los angeles style elixir

j brand leather pants on pinterest equipment polka dot sweater lauren slade fashion blogger new york los angeles style elixir

j brand leather pants on pinterest equipment polka dot sweater lauren slade fashion blogger new york los angeles style elixir

j brand leather pants on pinterest equipment polka dot sweater lauren slade fashion blogger new york los angeles style elixir

j brand leather pants on pinterest equipment polka dot sweater lauren slade fashion blogger new york los angeles style elixir

j brand leather pants on pinterest equipment polka dot sweater lauren slade fashion blogger new york los angeles style elixir

J Brand Leather Pants on Pinterest:  J Brand Leather Pants (also check out Century 21 for leather pants on sale)   |    Equipment Polka Dot Sweater    |   Tailored Blazer    |    Patent Heels (on major sale)    |    Marc by Marc Jacobs Fran Handbag   |   Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses (on sale)    |    Pave Earrings

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)   |   Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge   |   Concealer (NC30)   |   bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)   |   Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium   |   Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze   |   Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)   |   Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color

 

 

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Style Sessions: The Date Night Outfit EVERY Girl Can Wear

Happy Valentine’s Day, friends! Whether you’re single or coupled up, it’s a day to celebrate love in every form. Chris and I are celebrating with a simple dinner (it’s a little picnic on the river tonight) and my family all send each other love and a “Happy Valentine’s Day” message by about 8am in the morning! So whether you’re flying solo, or paired up, enjoy today and celebrate the friendship and special relationships you have with those you treasure most. I won’t be forgetting my little pup Ollie, he’s definitely one of the greatest loves of my life!

Oh and be sure treat yourself… here are a few gorgeous ‘gift’s to self’ in my favorite color, blush pink! It’s very Valentine’s Day appropriate (not to mention STILL one of the hottest color trends, with no sign of going anywhere).

I wanted to share a flashback to one of my most pinned outfits, I think it’s a really cute look for Valentine’s Day! There’s just something about a fit and flare skirt that exudes elegance and femininity. Best of all, it suits every body shape and you can pair it with a simple top (I’m sure you already own a ton that would be perfect).

I’d love to hear from you, do you like fit and flare skirts too? What’s your go-to outfit for a date night?

DATE NIGHT OUTFIT idea fit and flare floral skirt feminine fashion Date Night Outfit:  Floral Fit and Flare Skirt  |    Cream Blouse    |    Nude Heels    |    Bracelet   |    Stud Earrings    |    Statement Necklace

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color

In case you’re new here, Style Sessions is live every Tuesday. 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.

Want to join the fashion link-up? Add your post now and meet some new fashionistas! I simply ask that you please follow Style Elixir (via Bloglovin’, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram!) and provide a link to this in your post or add the button below to your blog. Any tweets to spread the word are fabulous, we all love meeting new blog friends!

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The Date Night Outfit EVERY Girl Can Wear…

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Date Night Outfit:  Floral Fit and Flare Skirt  |    Cream Blouse    |    Nude Heels    |    Bracelet   |    Stud Earrings    |    Statement Necklace

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color

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DATE NIGHT OUTFIT idea fit and flare floral skirt feminine fashion

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DATE NIGHT OUTFIT idea fit and flare floral skirt feminine fashion

Date Night Outfit:  Floral Fit and Flare Skirt  |    Cream Blouse    |    Nude Heels    |    Bracelet   |    Stud Earrings    |    Statement Necklace

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color

 

 

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Friday Faves: The Five Blush Pink Fashion Pieces You Need Right Now

There’s just something about blush isn’t there! I adore this beautiful color and wanted to share five blush pink fashion pieces you need right now. As soon as I saw this Bell Sleeve Dress it was love at first sight, isn’t it just the perfect dress for spring and beyond? So fun and feminine, absolutely love love LOVE! This cute Karen Walker Blush Mini Bonnie Saddle Bag with leopard trim is also beyond fabulous and it’s currently 40% off.

When it comes to blush pink fashion essentials, heels are the perfect neutral. I found these Jeffrey Campbell Elena Pumps and think they’re the ultimate blush style staple… pair them for work or play, the neutral tone will work with everything. Oh and finally, an easy budget-friendly way to inject a little blush pink fashion into your life are these Mini Piñata Tassel Earrings or this M.A.C Cremesheen Glass in Just Superb, it’s a pretty soft pink color that suits every complexion.

I’d love to hear from you, which blush pink fashion piece is your favorite? I just had to have the dress and bag!

Blush Pink Fashion Favorites

Blush Pink Fashion Favorites: 1.  Bell Sleeve Dress (LOVE THIS!)    |    2.  Karen Walker Blush Mini Bonnie Saddle Bag (on sale, 40% off)    |    3.  Mini Piñata Tassel Earrings    |    4.  M.A.C Cremesheen Glass in Just Superb    |   5. Jeffrey Campbell Blush Elena Pumps

 
 

Thank you for joining us at the Friday Faves Link Up! I hope you enjoy connecting with other bloggers, reading their favorite posts of the week, sharing your favorite post and making new friends all over the world. We’re so lucky to be part of this amazing community! Remember, you can share anything in the link up and be sure to visit and say hello to the blogger listed before and after you. Link up’s are all about networking and making wonderful connections, trust me – it’s worth the effort.

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Style Sessions: Inside My Shoe Wardrobe – The Shoes Every Girl Needs

I’m taking you inside my shoe wardrobe, these are the shoes every girl needs ! We all have favorites and these are some of mine – I love these lace up heels, these ankle booties and these perfect black patent heels. They are versatile and work beautifully with so many outfits. Importantly, they are also timeless classics that will never go out of style. One of my favorite places to shop for shoes (and everything else) is Century21, they have the most gorgeous designer fashion at major sale prices.

The good news is, quite a few are currently on sale! I’ve actually been getting ‘back-up’ pairs while they’re on sale.  My mum always taght me, when you find a pair of fabulous shoes that are comfy and cute, you have to stock up!

Do you feel the same way? Have you ever got back-up pairs of your favorite shoes before? I’d love to hear what they were, or the kind of shoes you would love to get a few pairs of!

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In case you’re new here, Style Sessions is live every Tuesday. 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.

Want to join the fashion link-up? Add your post now and meet some new fashionistas! I simply ask that you please follow Style Elixir (via Bloglovin’, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram!) and provide a link to this in your post or add the button below to your blog. Any tweets to spread the word are fabulous, we all love meeting new blog friends!

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INSIDE MY SHOE WARDROBE

The Shoes Ever Girl Needs…

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Shoe Wardrobe Must-Have 1:  Lace Up Heels

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Shoe Wardrobe Must-Have 2:  Nude Heels

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Shoe Wardrobe Must-Have 3:  Black Cage Sandals

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Shoe Wardrobe Must-Have 4:  Black Ankle Booties

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Shoe Wardrobe Must-Have 5:  Black Patent Heels

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Shoe Wardrobe Must-Have 6:  Kate Spade Sneakers

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Shoe Wardrobe Must-Have 7:  Nike Sneakers

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I’d LOVE to hear about your shoe wardrobe… what are your must-haves?

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Friday Faves – Valentine’s Day Gifts For Friends, Loved Ones and Furry Pals!

Looking for cute Valentine’s Day gifts for friends? You’re in the right place. V-Day isn’t just about celebrating with your partner… it’s about celebrating friendship and love, in whatever form that comes. From gifts to self (because we all need to treat ourselves), to gifts for your furry friends, Valentine’s gifts for your bestie, thoughtful gifts for your family and of course if you’re coupled up, a lovely present for your partner.

Here’s my guide to the best Valentine’s Day gifts for friends, family, lovers and of course, you – all under $75!

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Best Valentine’s Day Gifts for Friends:    1. DIFF Eyewear Rose Mirrored Sunglasses    |    2.  ‘Forget Me Knot’ Cuff Links (also in gold and gunmetal)    |     3.  Bow Tie Dog Collars (lots of prints and colors!)    |    4.  Fresh Sugar Tinted Lip Treatment    |    5.  Monogram Wallet    |    6.  Love Spinner Necklace    |    7.  Herbivore Botanicals Coco Rose Body Polish    |    8.  Prosecco Rose Candle    |    9.  Deborah Lippmann Nail Polish Set

Do you have any fabulous ideas on Valentine’s Day gifts for friends, lovers, furry pals or yourself? Please share and let’s help inspire each other!

Thank you for joining us at the Friday Faves Link Up! I hope you enjoy connecting with other bloggers, reading their favorite posts of the week, sharing your favorite post and making new friends all over the world. We’re so lucky to be part of this amazing community! Remember, you can share anything in the link up and be sure to visit and say hello to the blogger listed before and after you. Link up’s are all about networking and making wonderful connections, trust me – it’s worth the effort.

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Style Sessions – The Feminine Winter Coat Every Girl Needs

There’s something so beautiful about wearing light colors and I love this feminine winter coat. It’s a fabulous change from all the dark hues normally worn in cooler months. I’ve had it for a few years now and always look forward to pulling it out for winter weather, it’s also been a favorite of mine to wear during New York Fashion Week in February. The key to styling a light feminine winter coat is wearing complementary neutral tones alongside it, think cream sweaters and scarves – they’re perfect!

Balance the lighter shade with darker bottom half, this also has a beautifully slimming effect. One of my favorite outfits is wearing this wool coat with printed pants, the simplicity of the coat looks fabulous mixed with prints. I hope you like this look as much as I love wearing it…

Tell me friends, are you into light coats or darker colors? I’ve wondered what other people prefer, I know darker shades are so easy and require less dry cleaning… but a cream feminine winter coat is just so soft and pretty!

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The Feminine Winter Coat Every Girl Needs:  Cream Wool Coat    |    Cream Sweater    |    Print Pants    |    Patent Heels    |    Marc by Marc Jacobs Fran Handbag (on sale)    |   Ray Ban Aviator Sunglasses

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Fuchsia Lights

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SHOP – FEMININE COATS:

 
 

SHOP – STYLISH PRINT PANTS:

In case you’re new here, Style Sessions is live every Tuesday. 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.

Want to join the fashion link-up? Add your post now and meet some new fashionistas! I simply ask that you please follow Style Elixir (via Bloglovin’, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram!) and provide a link to this in your post or add the button below to your blog. Any tweets to spread the word are fabulous, we all love meeting new blog friends!

Style Elixir

 

The Feminine Winter Coat Every Girl Needs…

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The Feminine Winter Coat Every Girl Needs:  Cream Wool Coat    |    Cream Sweater    |    Print Pants    |    Patent Heels    |    Marc by Marc Jacobs Fran Handbag (on sale)    |   Ray Ban Aviator Sunglasses

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Fuchsia Lights

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Perfect womens cream coat for winter fashion blogger style elixir lauren slade blog

Perfect womens cream coat for winter fashion blogger style elixir lauren slade blog marc jacobs handbag ray ban aviator sunglasses gold metallic pants knit sweater peplum red lipstick fall winter trends bellami hair extensions ash brown lilly ghalichi hair

Perfect womens cream coat for winter fashion blogger style elixir lauren slade blog

Perfect womens cream coat for winter fashion blogger style elixir lauren slade blog marc jacobs handbag ray ban aviator sunglasses gold metallic pants knit sweater peplum red lipstick fall winter trends bellami hair extensions ash brown lilly ghalichi hair

Perfect womens cream coat for winter fashion blogger style elixir lauren slade blog marc jacobs handbag ray ban aviator sunglasses gold metallic pants knit sweater peplum red lipstick fall winter trends bellami hair extensions ash brown lilly ghalichi hair

Perfect womens cream coat for winter fashion blogger style elixir lauren slade blog marc jacobs handbag ray ban aviator sunglasses gold metallic pants knit sweater peplum red lipstick fall winter trends bellami hair extensions ash brown lilly ghalichi hair

Perfect womens cream coat for winter fashion blogger style elixir lauren slade blog marc jacobs handbag ray ban aviator sunglasses gold metallic pants knit sweater peplum red lipstick fall winter trends bellami hair extensions ash brown lilly ghalichi hair

Perfect womens cream coat for winter fashion blogger style elixir lauren slade blog marc jacobs handbag ray ban aviator sunglasses gold metallic pants knit sweater peplum red lipstick fall winter trends bellami hair extensions ash brown lilly ghalichi hair

Perfect womens cream coat for winter fashion blogger style elixir lauren slade blog marc jacobs handbag ray ban aviator sunglasses gold metallic pants knit sweater peplum red lipstick fall winter trends bellami hair extensions ash brown lilly ghalichi hair

Perfect womens cream coat for winter fashion blogger style elixir lauren slade blog marc jacobs handbag ray ban aviator sunglasses gold metallic pants knit sweater peplum red lipstick fall winter trends bellami hair extensions ash brown lilly ghalichi hair

The Feminine Winter Coat Every Girl Needs:  Cream Wool Coat    |    Cream Sweater    |    Print Pants    |    Patent Heels    |    Marc by Marc Jacobs Fran Handbag (on sale)    |   Ray Ban Aviator Sunglasses

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Fuchsia Lights

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Style Sessions – Polished Military Style For Every Girl

One of my favorite looks is military style. I won’t even call it a trend, it’s a classic vibe that has been around for years and certainly isn’t going anywhere. I’ve been going to New York Fashion Week twice a year for a few years now and without fail, EVERY season military green is one of the most popular colors. From military style jackets, to military green shirts and even cute military inspired boots… it’s the best color and so easy to style with your existing wardrobe.

You’re all familiar with my love (ok, perhaps it’s more of an addiction) to chambray shirts, but lately I’ve been noticing more military green creeping into my closet. I personally love wearing mine with black jeans, distressed jeans and dark denim skinnies. It is also easy to wear with denim shorts and black shorts too. You know how black-on-black is often a safe look for any event? Well, I think black and military green is an amazing combination and perfect way to inject a little color, while still keeping the vibe very cool girl chic.

I recently found these amazing Derek Lam black patent point flats on sale at Century 21 (my go-to for designer brand massively reduced, seriously guys – if you don’t already shop there, check it out!). I love the super polished look they give to all my outfits… point toe flats are another trend that was HUGE at Fashion Week in September and I don’t think there’s any sign of it slowing down.

I’d love to hear what you think, do you like military style? How do you wear it? I love military green jeans too – they look amazing with black, white or grey shirts and tees.

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Military Style:  Military Green Shirt    |    Paige Denim Verdugo Black Skinny Jeans (these are the best!)    |    Derek Lam Black Patent Point Toe Flats    |    GiGi New York Monogram Handbag    |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on sale)    |    Leopard Belt

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)   |   Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge   |   Concealer (NC30)   |   bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)   |   Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium   |   Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze   |   Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)   |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my new fave color, it’s gorgeous)

 
 

SHOP – THE BEST MILITARY STYLE:

 
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Polished Military Style For Every Girl

military style shirt with black jeans and black patent point derek lam shoes gigi new york monogram handbag fashion in soho new york

Military Style:  Military Green Shirt    |    Paige Denim Verdugo Black Skinny Jeans (these are the best!)    |    Derek Lam Black Patent Point Toe Flats    |    GiGi New York Monogram Handbag    |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on sale)    |    Leopard Belt

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)   |   Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge   |   Concealer (NC30)   |   bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)   |   Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium   |   Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze   |   Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)   |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my new fave color, it’s gorgeous)

military style shirt with black jeans and black patent point derek lam shoes gigi new york monogram handbag fashion in soho new york

military style shirt with black jeans and black patent point derek lam shoes gigi new york monogram handbag fashion in soho new york

military style shirt with black jeans and black patent point derek lam shoes gigi new york monogram handbag fashion in soho new york

GiGi New York Monogram Handbag   |   Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on sale)

military style olive shirt with black jeans and black patent point derek lam shoes gigi new york monogram handbag fashion in soho new york

military style shirt with black jeans and black patent point derek lam shoes gigi new york

military style olive shirt with black jeans and black patent point derek lam shoes gigi new york monogram handbag fashion in soho new york

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military style shirt with black jeans and leopard belt with black patent point derek lam shoes and gigi new york monogram handbag

military style shirt with black jeans and leopard belt with black patent point derek lam shoes and gigi new york monogram handbag

military style shirt with black jeans and black patent point derek lam shoes gigi new york monogram handbag fashion in soho ne

Military Style:  Military Green Shirt    |    Paige Denim Verdugo Black Skinny Jeans (these are the best!)    |    Derek Lam Black Patent Point Toe Flats    |    GiGi New York Monogram Handbag    |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on sale)    |    Leopard Belt

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)   |   Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge   |   Concealer (NC30)   |   bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)   |   Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium   |   Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze   |   Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)   |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my new fave color, it’s gorgeous)

 

SHOP – THE BEST MILITARY STYLE:

 

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