Archives for December 2013

New Year Style

Well here it is ladies and gentleman the final day of 2013.  Many of us have traditions for this final holiday of the year I however, do not. I do something different every year having yet to nail down the perfect tradition.

In high school it was staying at a friends house, college it was hanging out at a house party…

After college we tried a whole slew of things. Dinner out with friends, going to downtown Grand Rapids, last year we went up north to Ludington, this year we are staying in with some friends and grabbing a late dinner and quietly ringing in the new year.

Every year I have these grand ideas of massive soirees and fetes and I always seem to get over dressed. Is that just me? Maybe next year I just need to go to a bigger city ūüėČ (see I’m already thinking ahead to next year)

Here are some of my favorite party looks for going out or just staying in. What are your plans? What are you wearing?

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I think this is the perfect going out dress. Not too many sparkles and sequins, can be worn on other locations and dressed down for work. At least in my office I think I could tone it down. I would wear this if I was going out to a nice dinner, smaller party (and indoors).

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This is a great outfit for being dressed up and staying in or having a casual party. Just enough drama with the pink and the fur. I also love the collection of bracelets to add just a little bit of sparkle.

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Full disclosure, thats me. I bought this dress from a boutique in Holland, Mi called Frances Jaye. It’s soft, it’s stretchy, it’s velvet. I like this dress because it can be dressed up with a pair of glittered heels (as pictured) or toned down and worn with a pair of printed aztec boots (which is what I wore to the office yesterday).

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This is the ultimate staying in outfit. comfy adorable pajamas, perfect hair, rocking new years eve ¬†on the television a mountain of cheese dip…you know my dream.

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From one extreme to another. Pajamas to party dress. If you are going to go big or go home…this is the party dress to do it in. Full on glitter gold and sequins.

So here is to a wonderful and a Happy New Years my friends. Be safe, have fun. See you in 2014!

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one this is for sure, thank goodness accessories always fit no matter what your size because cupcakes were just delivered to my office….

 

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Inspirational Friday – Scarves

You all seem to love scarves as much as I do so..AWESOME!

I just uploaded a bunch to the shop and I have more coming next week! (like 10 new styles) and you will able to get them before Christmas as long as your order is placed by 5pm EST 12/20/2013. ¬†(after that we can rush ship for a small fee, otherwise shipping is FREE!) The best thing to match your chunky knit scarf…is a big ‘ol coffee.

Stay warm and jolly!

xxoo abigail

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Me and my fedora yesterday in a blizzard. Indiana Jones wore one.
Correction: My fedora and I

 

 

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Top 5 Fashion Trends I’m Addicted to Right Now

 

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There are some trends i’m just obsessed with. (I’m wearing at least two of these today). I have my fur trimmed coat and my glitter gold reva flats on. I am not a tomboy that is for sure. I am a girly girl through and through. That doesn’t stop me from mixing in boyish elements. Lets be honest if it involves shopping, nothing stops me. Remember that budget I was going to stick to? yea….about that….i’ve given up on that. I watched “my shopping addiction” this morning while getting ready and I love that show because it didn’t make me look so bad. I, Abigail, love to shop. ¬†So here are the top 5 trends i’m craving right now.

 

1.) Oversized beanies and fur. I bought a few fur vests on sale about three years ago and I still have them today. They go with everything! Chambry, sequins, stripes. There isn’t a lot they do not go with. One of my favorites I scored from jb and me and it’s by bb dakota. and hey! no worries they’re faux!

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¬†2.) Sequin everything. There is nothing girlyer than sequins. My first go to is yellow gold i’m obsessed. I love wearing hints of gold glitter and sequins. I wear my favorite gold glitter flats to work with a chambray top and boyfriend corduroys. ¬†Are you dying over these sequin pants?!?!?!?

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3.) Jersey knit scarf. While I do love me some big knit goodness I love the lightweight (but still full looking) jersey knit scarfs. Shameless plug! There are some available on this very site :)

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4.) Full midi skirt. It’s so feminine and lady like (and awesome for those of us with some baby got back). It highlights the best part of the waistline and slims the rest of the body. I like wearing with a fitted sweater or polo, belted. Because i’m on the shorter side I add a little height with a small heel, or on days when i’m feeling daring pump pump pump it up.

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5.) Buffalo check. Now enter tomboy central. I love buffalo check. of all my love for the plaid family, buffalo check has to be one of my top favorite favorite most favorite patterns (at least right now). I love how atlantic pacific has paired it with bold stripes and leopard pumps. stripes + leopard also one of my favorite pattern mash ups.

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And there you have it! My top five fashion obsessions of the moment! What are you crushing on right now?

Wrap Star

I absolutely love love love wrapping presents. In fact, If I could wrap all of your orders I would! I scoured Pinterest and my FAVORITE DIY blogs and here are my top ten wrapping ideas!

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