Green Velvet Midi Skirt // Santa Barbara, CA

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Missguided Green Velvet Midi Skirt Similar Here • Old Off-The-Shoulder Top (S) Similar HereSteve Madden Daisie Pumps (Sz 6.5) • ASOS Design Beret • YSL Monogram Wallet on Chain

Is it just me or Christmas is never a one-day type of deal? I feel like it is always a couple weeks long. There are so many get-togethers and holiday parties that it can last well past the new year. Therefore, today’s blog post is dedicated to a fun holiday look that I wore to a recent girlfriend’s Friendsgiving party. I love how the green velvet midi skirt gives the whole outfit a festive feel without being too much over the top.

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Black Turtleneck and Sheer Floral Midi Skirt

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Vince Turtleneck (XS) Similar Here • Wayf Sheer Floral Midi Skirt (XS) • Valentino Rockstud Pumps (36.5) • Gucci Marmont Purse (Mystic White Small) • Hermès Clic H Bracelet

With the holidays coming up, I’m totally in the mood to break out all the pretty pieces from my closet. I know this sheer floral midi skirt is something I’ll be wearing a lot of this coming winter. I’ve already worn it out to dinner and to a baby shower so definitely getting my use in.

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Black Turtleneck and Burgundy Pleated Skirt // Sonoma, CA

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H&M Burgundy Pleated Skirt (2) • Vince Turtleneck (XS) Similar Here and HereAbound Heeled Sandals (6.5) • Quay SunglassesHermès Clic H Bracelet •  YSL Monogram Wallet on Chain

Happy Hump Day! Today I bring to you another fall outfit that I wore on our second day in Sonoma. I have been really into pleated skirts lately for the fall so you’ll probably be seeing me wear a lot of them on the blog. This burgundy pleated skirt by H&M is probably one of my favorites so far. It was sold out online for awhile and I had to actually go buy it in stores. It just restocked back online with all sizes so make sure you get yours before they run out again.

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Leopard Print Plisse Maxi Dress

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ASOS Leopard Print Plisse Maxi Dress (0) • Old Mango Red Crossbody Purse Similar Here • ASOS Strappy Heels (6) Similar Here

Yes! The work week is finally almost over. I didn’t win the big Mega Millions jackpot so I guess I still have to make a living somehow. I’ve been in two different lottery pools the past three weeks. One with my boyfriend and one with my office. For people that don’t know, it costs $2 for each ticket and it pulls every Tuesday and Friday. I seriously feel poor after all that, but am so happy that someone finally won! Did any else catch lotto fever?

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Modern Strapless Black Jumpsuit

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H&M Strapless Black Jumpsuit (2) – Sold Out but Similar Here • Charles by Charles David Black Sandal Wedges (6.5) Similar Here • A New Day Hoop Earrings (Sold Out) • World Market Headscarf (Sold Out)

A great alternative for the LBD is a simple and modern strapless black jumpsuit. The simplicity of the outfit really gives you the opportunity to play with accessories. I styled this outfit to have a more tropical vibe since I’ve been traveling to a lot of islands lately.

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