Welcome to Style Sessions! I’m sharing a little Italian luxury with you today in the form of a divine handbag… plus, meet my favorite ruffled polka dot top (it’s so fun to wear!) and the sunglasses I can’t live without right now.

In case you’re new here, Style Sessions is live every Tuesday from 5am 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 brilliant way to showcase your personal style and your blog.

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Add A Little Luxe To Your Look…

I adore creating outfits that fuse everyday fashion with high-end luxury. I believe, you can save money on seasonal wardrobe pieces like fun little tops, skirts, or jeans and take things up a notch with an incredible handbag or pair of fabulous shoes. Today, thanks to Mi Piaci, I’m sharing with you a dream handbag… all 24 carats of it. For those who frequent these parts, you’ll be familiar with my love of metallics – specifically, my love of gold. It’s an amazing hue, so warm and vibrant. I’ve come to regard it as a wardrobe neutral and the perfect splash of sparkle to any outfit. So, I was thrilled to discover the amazing range from luxury Italian leather fashion brand, Mi Piaci.  Hailing from the culturally rich and beautiful city of Venice, Mi Piaci has developed a revolutionary technology which actually fuses 24kt gold into leather. The result? A brighter than bright exquisite gold color that will never rub off.

As the world’s first 24kt gold leather collection, Mi Piaci’s Signature range features stylish pieces like these Milano cuffs, the gorgeous Mila wristlet or Sophi clutch, the beautiful Bella tote and this divine Melania bag (as featured). My top tip? If you’re making a statement with one piece, don’t let the others compete! I kept the canvas simple with a palette of black and white… fun polka dots, my favorite sunglasses and the requisite bright lipstick.

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Outfit Details:   Wallis Polka Dot Blouse (on sale!)  c/o   |   Mi Piaci 24kt Gold ‘Melania’ Hangbag c/o   |   Tailored Shorts (similar from Michael Kors – on sale!)   |   Prada Sunglasses   |   Pave Earrings (similar)   |  Black Patent Heels (similar)  |  Tiffany & Co. Ring   |  YSL Lipstick in Le Orange

 

 

Meet Our Head Stylist…

I’m excited to introduce you to the oh-so-sweet and oh-so-chic, Sasha from Moiology! I met Sasha early this year and quickly discovered what a genuine, down to earth and kind person she is… and let’s not forget fabulously fashionable! Like most of us, Sasha loves a bright pop of color, requisite bling and is a fan of the luxe handbag too (hello my dream Chanel…)

 

STYLE Q&A WITH SASHA…

What is your go-to look?  For the hot summer months, I’d have to say light and flowy dresses.

There are so many fashion trends right now, which on are you currently loving?  I’m loving theatrical things like big poofy skirts and statement sleeves. 

What inspired you to start Moiology?  I never started this blog thinking I was going to inspire people. To be quite honest, I started it because I needed a place where I showcased my style for a side job I applied for. Since then, it became a hobby of mine. 

Name three beauty products you couldn’t live without?  Benefit They’re Real Mascara, Kiehl’s Mango Lip Balm and Tarte Cheek Stain. 

How would you describe your style?  I’m a chameleon: my style constantly evolves. I like mixing feminine and preppy pieces with boyish or edgier items.

To discover more about Sasha, visit Moiology.



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P.S  I’ve linked this up to What I Wore Wednesday, What We Wore, Transatlantic BlondeLovely Blog HopReal Girl GlamGet Your Pretty OnRandom WednesdaySunday StyleAnything + EverythingWhims WednesdayWhatever Goes WednesdayFashion InformantWhatever Whenever Wednesday.

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Welcome to Style Sessions! I hope you’re all having a fabulous week so far. I’ve been in such a shopping mood lately – I love the start of a new season, there’s so many gorgeous things to buy! I have a few deliveries heading my way, so I can’t wait to wear some new pieces for Style Sessions! One of my favorite stores would have to be J.Crew, it seems they can do no wrong! If you’re also a fan and would like to win a $50 J.Crew Gift Card, enter the giveaway now!


If you’re new here, I believe we all have an inner Rachel Zoe and the opportunity to share this shouldn’t just be reserved for those who have a show on Bravo. Whether Vogue is your religion and WhoWhatWear your bible, or you’re just a girl who likes to be confident and feel good in how you dress, this link-up is for you!


Join us every Tuesday from 5am PST and share anything outfit or fashion related. If you coerced your spouse into doing a fashion shoot, took a couple of ‘selfies’, or are on a budget and would like to create a ‘virtual outfit’, we’d love to see it!

Feature As Head Stylist!  Each week, I will select one person to be featured as Head Stylist in the next Style Sessions. This is a fantastic opportunity to really showcase your style to everyone!


Be Inspired!  My vision is for this to be like one giant girls night in (or a shopaholics anonymous meeting), where we share our own style, favorite outfits, latest fashion loves and hopefully be inspired with new ideas!

To join, I ask that you please follow my blog (via Bloglovin’EmailTwitterGFC or Facebook) and because it’s good etiquette, simply provide a link to this in your post or add the button to your blog. And the more we get the word out there, the more people will see your gorgeous outfit each week – so spread the news about Style Sessions and tweet!
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Haute Hoisery: A Classic Transition


I don’t know about you, but in between seasons my stockings, tights and leggings are a wardrobe staple! They are sheer magic and I adore how I can wear my favorite pieces year round, without feeling like I may succumb to frostbite. I actually have a really large drawer of them… all different deniers, shines and opacity – but one thing remains consistent – they are all black! Boring? Maybe. Classic and eternally stylish? Definitely.



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Outfit Details:  Dress (old)  |  Handbag Marc by Marc Jacobs  |  Stockings  |  Patent Pumps  |  Tiffany & Co. Bracelets and Ring   Pave Earrings  |  YSL Rouge Pur Couture Lipstick in #13 Le Orange


Meet Our Head Stylist…

I’m thrilled to introduce you to Stesha from Classic and Bubbly.
Where do I even start! Not only is Stesha obviously gorgeous with fabulous style, she’s also incredibly sweet. I adore her diverse wardrobe… from short shorts, to maxi’s, to peplum, to sequins – this girl can do it all!

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STYLE Q&A WITH STESHA
What is your most adored wardrobe piece:  This spring I am obsessing over colored denim! I have 5 or 6 pairs that I wear all the time. They are super easy to dress up or dress down and you can change the look of your outfits super easily! 

Describe your style in three words:  Girly, comfortable, fun.

Best piece of fashion advice:  You can wear anything you want, as long as you wear it with confidence! 

Where are your favorite places to shop: I like to mix it up, but Forever 21 is my go to for more bold trendy pieces, I love Urban Outfitters for dresses and outerwear, plus Nordstrom for classic items that will last me years! I also stop in at Marshal’s and TJ MAXX almost weekly, because I am still a fashionista on a budget!!

To discover more about Stesha, visit Classic and Bubbly!


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Meet today’s featured advertiser Sasha from Moiology!

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Over the last few months, I’ve had the sublime privilege of getting to know Sasha and without doubt, she’s now one of my best blogging friends. Genuine, down to earth, ridiculously sweet and kind are just some of the ways I’d describe her. And if you think she sounds pretty fabulous, I haven’t even mentioned her style yet! 

This girl is one serious stylista – from a plaid and denim look (I am obsessed with the leather detail jacket in this outfit by the way!), to fabulously flowing skirts and resort chic in a striped maxi dress. I’m in awe of her wardrobe and how she manages to truly make all these looks her own.

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I always love meeting fabulous new style bloggers and if you haven’t been to Moiology, take it from me – it’s a must! You can also say hi to Sasha on Twitter and Facebook, or stalk her on Instagram like I do!

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