Blue Cocoon

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DETAILS:

Powder Blue Cashmere Sweater (softest sweater I own! size small – similar style for under $100 here and here) //  Wool Cocoon Coat (size XS) // Black Distressed Jeans (run true to size) // Chanel Bag (loving this quilted one) // Black Booties // Rings //  Tory Burch Watch

In recent years purchasing sweaters has been my main cold-weather vice, but this season I have noticed a compulsive tendency towards accumulating coats. One of my favorite trending styles is the cocoon coat. Its structured lines give it a classic, feminine elegance that can instantly make any outfit look more expensive (how gorgeous is this pink one). While a cocoon coat can be the focal point of a look, it can also be worn in ways to accent other pieces. I like to roll up the sleeves of my coats slightly and cuff my sweaters to highlight accessories. This is a great way to showcase bracelets, watches,  or other dainty additions to your ensemble. Personally, as a watch girl, I have found that this trick also makes it easier to wear my boyfriend watches without about adding bulk under my layers.

My obsession with collecting watches is insatiable so I was beyond excited when I got my hands on one from Tory Burch’s new watch collection. I wanted something that was different from my typical boyfriend style I gravitate towards  but also still ‘me’. This watch  was the perfect fit. It has a smaller face which makes it a little more chic, but it is still right up my alley with a classic but sporty style (and it comes in the cutest packaging – I’m a sucker for that).

You guys have heard me rant and rave about Nordstrom but I can’t say it enough: I always have been and always will be a Nordy’s girl. Their customer service is second to none. That said,  it should come as no surprise that I already have my eye on a few more of their pieces:

 

 

Happy Halloween! Can’t wait to see all your scary looks on Instagram!

XOX,

Christine

* Photos by JessaKae // Special thanks to Nordstrom for sponsoring this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Post Details:

Powder Blue Cashmere Sweater (softest sweater I own! size small – similar style for under $100 here and here) //  Wool Cocoon Coat (size XS) // Black Distressed Jeans (run true to size) // Chanel Bag (loving this quilted one) // Black Booties // Rings //  Tory Burch Watch

Vanilla and Camel

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DETAILS:

Camel Poncho (under $30- Also loving this one, similar style to one I’m wearing here)  // Camel Stripe Shirt (old similar here) // Jeans // Boots // Clutch (darker version) // Sunglasses // Watch // Rings // Pearl Earrings

For me, Bath and Body Works is nostalgic. I remember growing up I would sneak into my mom’s bathroom and steal her Moonlight Path body cream or if they were having a good sale she would let me pick out a stash of my own (it’s still one of my favorite’s today).

I was excited to take part in the launch of Bath and Body Work’s new scent Wild Madagascar Vanilla. It has hints of wild jasmine and African pear that give it an exotic yet still natural smell. I used the fragrance as an inspiration for today’s camel and animal-print look to reflect the cozy effect of the vanilla-based scent.

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Bath and Body Works Wild Madagascar Collection: Perfume // Lotion // Spray // Candle

Home Decor: Mirrored Nightstand // Chanel Book // Valentino Book // Leopard Jewelry Tray

The Ultra Shea Body Cream has been my favorite. The climate here in Utah is so dry that during the winter you really have to cake on the lotion to keep your skin from cracking. The body cream is so thick and moisturizing that I really only have to apply it once a day, which is a big win in my book. I am also always on the hunt for a good exfoliator to buff off dead skin in the shower. The Vanilla Bean Body Scrub has a very fine grit so it is gentle on your skin but still coarse enough to leave your skin soft and smooth.

Right now Bath & Bodyworks is offering a Buy 3, Get 3 Free or Buy 2, Get 1 Free so now it’s a great time to mix & match some of your favorite scents and products.

Hope you all are having a great week! Thanks for reading!

XOX,

Christine

* Photos by JessaKae Photography // Special thanks to Bath and Body Works for sponsoring this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Post Details:

Camel Poncho (loving this one, similar style to one I’m wearing here)  // Camel Stripe Shirt (old similar here) // Jeans // Boots // Clutch (darker version) // Sunglasses // Watch // Rings // Pearl Earrings

New Hello Fashion + Burgundy Love

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WINE BLAZER (UNDER $40 – SIZE SMALL, ALSO LOVING THIS ONE) // STRIPE TURTLENECK (SIZE SMALL) // BOYFRIEND JEANS (COLOR DARK DENIM) // PATENT PUMPS (SIMILAR BUDGET FRIENDLY UNDER $30 HERE) // ANIMAL PRINT CLUTCH // GOLD CHAIN WATCH // LIP COLOR (COLOR: AUBERGINE)

Happy Monday everyone! I am so excited to share the new site with you all! It has been needing a makeover for awhile. We are still working out a few things so I appreciate your patience as we get it in order. The biggest change is the switch off blogger. If you followed via blogger you will no longer receive new post updates, so make sure you subscribe at the top or connect via social media.

As for the layout, you will notice mini sections between each post on the home page. The ones labeled our style, motherhood, and his style are quick links to the threads/previous posts on those topics. You will also notice products highlighted in those mini sections. Those will be items on my wish list or a favorite piece I just purchased. If you have any questions about a new function or something isn’t working please let me know 🙂

Now on to todays outfit. Who else is crushing on all things burgundy? ME! It is one of the few colors that looks good paired with any hue and any skin tone, making it the perfect foundation to any outfit. This burgundy blazer and this burgundy cardigan (under $30, worn in this post) have been two of my favorite buys this fall.

Below are a few more burgundy favorites and items that pair well with the hue all under $40:

Post Details:

Wine Blazer (under $40 – size small, also loving this one) // Stripe Turtleneck (size small) // Boyfriend Jeans (color dark denim) // Patent Pumps (similar budget friendly under $30 here) // Animal Print Clutch // Gold Chain Watch // Lip Color (color: Aubergine)